Assistant Manager, Data Engineering, Job in Kenya

Job Ref. No. JLIL218

Role Purpose

The role holder will support the Manager-Data Engineering in overseeing the development and maintenance of data engineering processes and infrastructure. He/She will play a key role in executing strategic initiatives, optimizing operational efficiency, and ensuring effective corporate governance related to data management.

Main Responsibilities


  • Assist in designing and developing a robust data infrastructure, including Azure Data Lakes and integration with ML, Analytics, and Data Science functionalities.
  • Help maintain and monitor data pipelines, including those for machine learning.
  • Support the modelling of Enterprise Data Warehouse (EDW) entities and verify data completeness, accuracy, timeliness, and documentation.
  • Contribute to the development of a Self-Service Analytics platform.
  • Assist in implementing CI/CD practices within the data platform.
  • Engage in existing processes, identifying and addressing gaps.
  • Support the correct SDLC promotion and release approval processes.
  • Ensure development practices follow CI/CD principles and are repeatable.

Corporate Governance (Regulatory and Compliance):

  • Support adherence to security best practices and compliance with data protection laws.
  • Assist in the documentation process and maintenance of operational runbooks to ensure business continuity.
  • Help maintain the Data Dictionary and ensure the Ubiquitous Language is up-to-date.

Leadership and Culture:

  • Support data-driven culture across the organization.
  • Build and maintain relationships within the data team and broader business groups.
  • Collaborate with team members, learning from technical leads, and contribute ideas to enhance solutions.


  • Bachelors’ degree in IT or related field.
  • Certification in Azure/GCP/AWS preferred.

Relevant Experience

  • Minimum three years’ experience in a data engineer role or similar.
  • Experience and knowledge of a coding language such as Python specifically data manipulation

How To Apply

If you are qualified and seeking an exciting new challenge, please apply via quoting the Job Reference Number and Position 
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.