Data Engineer Job Opportunities – Stanbic Bank

Job Title:           Data Engineer

Organisation: Stanbic Bank

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda


About US:

Stanbic Bank Uganda Limited is a subsidiary of Stanbic Africa Holdings Limited which is in turn owned by Standard Bank Group Limited (“the Group”), Africa’s leading banking and financial services group. The Standard Bank Group  is the leading banking group focused on emerging markets. It is the largest African banking group ranked by assets and earnings. Stanbic Bank Uganda Limited is the largest bank in Uganda by assets and market capitalization. It offers a full range of banking services through two business units; Personal and Business Banking (PBB), and Corporate and Investment Banking (CIB).


Job Summary:  The Data Engineer will support in providing infrastructure, tools and frameworks used to deliver end-to-end solutions to business problems. Build scalable infrastructure for supporting the delivery of business insights from raw data sources with a focus on collecting, managing, analysing, visualising data and developing analytical solutions. The incumbent will be responsible for expanding and optimising the organisations data and data pipeline architecture, whilst optimising data flow and collection to ultimately support data initiatives.


Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Assist in creating and maintaining optimal data pipeline architecture and creating databases optimized for performance, implementing schema changes, and maintaining data architecture standards across the required Standard Bank databases. Work alongside data scientists to help make use of the data they collect.
  • Assemble large, complex data sets that meet functional / non-functional business requirements and align data architecture with business requirements.
  • Build analytics tools that utilise the data pipeline to provide actionable insights into customer acquisition, operational efficiency and other key business performance metrics. Create data tools for analytics and data scientist team members that assist them in building and optimising Standard Bank into an innovative industry leader.
  • Utilise data under supervision to discover tasks that can be automated and identify, design, and implement internal process improvements: automating manual processes, optimizing data delivery, re-designing infrastructure for greater scalability, etc.
  • Designing and developing scalable ETL packages from the business source systems and the development of ETL routines in order to populate databases from sources and to create aggregates. Manager large-scale data Hadoop platforms and to support the fast-growing data within the business.
  • Assist in enabling and running data migrations across different databases and different servers and defines and implements data stores based on system requirements and consumer requirements.
  • Assist in performing thorough testing and validation in order to support the accuracy of data transformations and data verification used in machine learning models.
  • Experience gained in using production systems and technologies, for example load balancing, monitoring, distributed systems, microservices, and configuration management.
  • Perform ad-hoc analyses of data stored in Standard Banks databases and writes SQL scripts, stored procedures, functions, and views. Proactively analyses and evaluates the Standard Banks databases in order to identify and recommend improvements and optimisation. Deploy sophisticated analytics programs, machine learning and statistical methods.
  • Analyse complex data elements and systems, data flow, dependencies, and relationships in order to contribute to conceptual physical and logical data models.
  • Liaise and collaborate with the entire EDO team, providing support to the entire department for its data centric needs. Collaborate with subject matter experts to select the relevant sources of information and translates the business requirements into data mining/science outcomes. Presents findings and observations to team for development of recommendations.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The ideal candidate for the Stanbic Bank Data Engineer job must hold a First Degree / Information Technology/ Electrical or Electronics Engineering/ Computer Science/ Physics /Mathematics
  • Post Graduate Degree/ Information Technology
  • Certification in one or more languages: C, C++, Java, Perl, Python, Go, or scripting experience in Shell and Perl
  • Cloud certifications for Azure or Amazon Web Services
  • Five to seven years of experience in Application Development and Support
  • IT Architecture
  • Architectural methodologies used in the design and development of IT systems.
  • Data Integrity
  • The ability to ensure the accuracy and consistency of data for the duration that the data is stored as well as preventing unintentional alterations or loss of data.
  • Applies concepts without requiring supervision, able to provide technical guidance when required
  • IT Applications
  • Knowledge and understanding of IT applications and architecture.
  • Clear knowledge and application of the concept
  • Data Analysis
  • Ability to analyse statistics and other data, interpret and evaluate results, and create reports and presentations for use by others.
  • Demonstrated ability to apply metadata to information to make it easy for other people to find.


How to Apply:

All candidates who wish to join the one of Africa’s biggest Banking Groups, Stanbic Bank in the aforementioned capacity are encouraged to Apply Online by visiting Link below.


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