Data Analytics Operations Engineer Job in Kenya

Job Title: Data Analytics Operations Engineer

Hiring Organization: Safaricom
Location – Locality: Nairobi
Location – Region: Kenya
Industry: Telecommunication
Job Type: Full Time
Salary: KES
Date Posted: 05/16/2024

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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