Data Analytics Operations Engineer Job in Kenya

Job Description

  • Reporting to the Manager, Data Analytics Operations the position holder will offer leading expert solutions and technical guidance in administration, service provision and availability of all the Safaricom Business Intelligence and analytics systems.


  • Coding and Support of all ETL and analytics processes used within the BI & Analytics systems
  • Development and Support of reliable data ingestion and preparation processes
  • Troubleshooting and support of highly scalable distributed big data systems, using different open-source technologies including but not limited to Hadoop services
  • Design and development of front-end tier(s), middle tier(s), and /or back-end database tier(s) for business applications. Capturing of business applications information needs and mapping of the same to the software and /or database components
  • Automate processes across BI ecosystem which enables self-healing and proactive monitoring.

  • Perform root cause analysis on application and data related incidents
  • Platform upgrade across all BI warehouse components both on front end, middle tier(s) and back-end tier(s)
  • Possession of DBA skills is a plus. Performing routine DBA tasks including operation, troubleshooting & performance tuning
  • Research and provide input on design approach, performance and base functionality improvements for various procedures and applications
  • Generation of ideas to improve efficiency in software and application services offered to the business, and/or generate revenue for business
  • Participation and membership in various technical fora for the purpose of increasing the collective knowledge base of the team


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Applied Mathematics, Engineering, or any other technology related field
  • Advanced scripting skills in UNIX/LINUX
  • Advanced enterprise and opensource ETL knowledge in Informatica, SSIS, NIFI
  • Oracle certification in database administration or application development
  • Proficient in SQL for development, data analysis and manipulation
  • Programming skills such as Java, Python, Scala
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Experience with distributed big data applications such as Hadoop

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