Data Engineer III Jobs at Capitec in Sandton, Gauteng

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Capitec company opens jobs for Data Engineer III positions in the Gauteng region. The type of work we provide is Full-time.

The criteria for the employees we need are having Information Technology skills with Mid-Senior level experience, as well as employees who are honest, disciplined and responsible.

The estimated salary offered by this company is quite competitive around R 4 500 - R 15 000 (per month). However, the salary can go up or down depending on the company that decides it.

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Job Information

Position:Data Engineer III
Region:Gauteng, Sandton - Gauteng
Job Function:Information Technology
Seniority Level:Mid-Senior level
Salary:ZAR 4.500 - ZAR 15.000 per Month
Employment Type:Full-time

Job Description

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We’re on the lookout for energetic, self-motivated individuals who share our passion for service in the banking industry.

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Purpose Statement

  • To contribute to the design and development of new cloud workloads for platform and product teams, to empower data consumers using Capitec data platforms to deliver client value.
  • To maintain and manage the existing cloud data environments and enable data producers to easily contribute to these environments.
  • Contribute to evolving the Capitec data platforms through sharing of knowledge, contributing new data features, and enhancing/streamlining existing processes e.g. improved re-use of code

Education (Minimum)

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology or Information Technology – Programming

Education (Ideal Or Preferred)

  • Honours Degree in Information Technology – Computer Science or Information Technology – Systems Engineering

Knowledge and Experience
Must Have Detailed Knowledge Of

  • Application development with scripting languages (Python)
  • Relational database management systems
  • Provisioning cloud resources using Infrastructure as Code (Terraform)
  • Core AWS services (S3, EC2, VPC, IAM)
  • Cloud data lake and warehouse concepts
  • Software testing practices
  • Basic Terminal/bash usage
  • Software Version Control systems (git) and deployment tools (CI/CD)
  • Structured vs Unstructured data

Knowledge of:

  • AWS serverless services (Step Functions, Lambda, EventBridge, API Gateway)
  • AWS data lake and warehousing services (Glue, LakeFormation, EMR)
  • Data lake and warehouse architecture.
  • AWS Well-Architected Framework.
  • Collaboration tools (JIRA, Confluence,
  • Trusted insights into Data Governance, Data Management, Data Quality, Data Security and Master Data Management.
  • Solid understanding of:
  • Banking systems environment
  • Banking business model


  • At least 3 years’ proven experience in computer programming and data engineering, together with a relevant 3 year tertiary qualification


  • At least 4 – 5 years’ proven experience in computer programming and data engineering
  • Proven experience in:
  • AWS data stack (AWS Glue, AWS Redshift, AWS S3, AWS LakeFormation)
  • Operationalizing Batch and/or Realtime data pipelines.
  • Python, PySpark, or Scala
  • Version control in git, and CI/CD deployment
  • Any infrastructure as code tool


  • At least 3 years’ proven experience in cloud data engineering, particularly in AWS, together with a relevant 3 year tertiary qualification


  • At least 4-5 years’ proven experience in cloud data engineering, particularly in AWS
  • Proven experience in:
    • Apache Spark, Hudi, Presto.
    • Distributed Systems (Apache Hadoop, Amazon EMR)
    • Advanced shell scripting.
    • Infrastructure as Code (Terraform)


  • Analytical Skills
  • Communications Skills
  • Computer Literacy (MS Word, MS Excel, MS Outlook)
  • Interpersonal & Relationship management Skills
  • Problem solving skills

Additional Information

  • Clear criminal and credit record

Capitec is committed to diversity, applications to this position will strictly be considered in support of our employment equity goals.


  • Comfortable environment
  • Taught when starting work
  • Salary bonus if there is overtime

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Company Information


Industry: Banking

Capitec Bank is a South African retail bank owned by its shareholders, with more than 8,500 employees serving over 13 million clients across South Africa. Founded in 2001, Capitec Bank provides a wide range of personal financial services including transactions, savings, credit, insurance, and investments. The bank’s focus is on providing clients with simple, secure, customer-centric services and products for the daily management of their finances. Capitec Bank is committed to financial inclusion and empowering its clients by providing them with great value, convenience, and access to a personal financial coach. Since 2014, Capitec has been recognised by Global Finance as the best bank in South Africa.

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