Senior Staff Data Engineer
Moove is on a mission to build the largest mobility fintech for emerging markets. Our starting point is a technology-enabled lending model to radically transform the availability of auto finance and vehicles for on-demand ridesharing services across tier 1 African cities. By doing so, Moove is creating sustainable jobs for mobility entrepreneurs in the mobility sector.
About the Role
You will take ownership of our data infrastructure, ensuring its scalability, reliability, and efficiency. You will collaborate with cross-functional teams to build robust data pipelines, optimize data workflows, and ensure the availability and integrity of our data. As a technical leader, you will guide and mentor junior data engineers, drive best practices, and contribute to the overall success of our data engineering efforts.
What You’ll be Doing
Design, develop, and maintain scalable and efficient data pipelines, ETL processes, and data integration solutions.
Collaborate with data scientists, analysts, and other stakeholders to understand data requirements and ensure data availability, quality, and reliability.
Optimize data workflows and processing systems for performance and scalability, leveraging distributed computing and parallel processing techniques.
Implement and manage data storage and retrieval systems, ensuring efficient data access and retrieval times.
Monitor and ensure the integrity and security of data, implementing data governance and data protection measures.
Collaborate with cross-functional teams to define data architecture and infrastructure requirements, ensuring scalability and performance.
Identify and recommend opportunities for data infrastructure improvements, automation, and process enhancements.
Stay up-to-date with emerging technologies, tools, and trends in data engineering, evaluating and recommending relevant solutions.
Lead and mentor junior data engineers, providing technical guidance, coaching, and support to drive high performance and collaboration.
Collaborate with DevOps and IT teams to implement and maintain data infrastructure and deployment processes.
Participate in code reviews, ensuring adherence to coding standards, best practices, and data engineering principles.
Collaborate with stakeholders to define and implement data governance policies, ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements.
Document and communicate data engineering processes, solutions, and best practices to technical and non-technical stakeholders.
Collaborate with external partners and vendors as needed for data integration and management.
What You will need for this position
Proven experience as a Data Engineer, with a focus on designing and implementing scalable data infrastructure and pipelines.
Strong technical skills in data engineering, ETL, data pipelines, and data integration technologies.
Proficiency in programming languages such as Python, Java, or Scala.
Experience with big data technologies such as Hadoop, Spark, or Snowflake.
Strong understanding of data modeling, database design principles, and SQL.
Familiarity with cloud-based data platforms (e.g., AWS, Azure, GCP) and related services.
Knowledge of data governance, data security, and data protection best practices.
Experience with data visualization tools (e.g., Tableau, Power BI) is a plus.
Strong leadership and mentoring skills, with the ability to guide and mentor junior data engineers.
Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills, with a focus on continuous improvement and innovation.
Strong communication and collaboration abilities, with the ability to effectively communicate technical concepts to non-technical stakeholders.
Familiarity with agile methodologies and experience working in an agile development environment.
Who You'll Be Working with:
Directly reporting to our VP, Data , and closely working with our Engineering Team.
About the team
Our team is collaborative, positive, curious, and engaged. We think fast, work smart, laugh often, and are looking for like-minded people to join us in our mission to disrupt vehicle ownership and make financial freedom within reach.
Moove is strongly committed to diversity within its community. The Company’s approved Employment Equity Plan and Targets will be considered as part of the recruitment process. As an Equal Opportunities employer, we welcome people from all backgrounds who seek the opportunity to help build a future where everyone and everything can move independently.
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EEO Statement: Moove is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of gender, race, sexual orientation, marital status, religion, political affiliation or any other protected characteristic.
Moove: Moove is a mobility asset finance company and Uber's preferred fleet partner across Sub-Saharan Africa. Our Vision is to democratise financial services to make our customers more productive and successful. Our Core values are Compassion, Excellence, Innovation, Teamwork, Trust and Ownership.