DATA INTEGRATION ENGINEER

Location: Nairobi, Kenya
Date Posted: 04-12-2017
As an Integration Engineer at Tezza, you will be implementing the defined approach for the data integration solutions at Tezza. You will partner with the Product Management and Engineering teams in adhering to architecture and design principles and coding standards. This position reports to the Manager, Data Engineering.  
 
• Deliver successful integration projects in conjunction with the other members of the software development team
• Role will primarily be responsible for the development of data transformations, configuration of data exchange      work-flows, unit/integration testing, and identifying data quality measurements
 
Duties/Responsibilities:
 
• Developing and testing data mappings, typically using XSLT
• Configure and test data work-flows implemented using an integration framework
• Co-ordinate and manage end-to-end integration tests with our customers
• To work with the systems architecture team to ensure that solution is deployed successfully and according to best practices
• To work with the project management team to ensure that projects are delivered efficiently and effectively and that progress is accurately reported
• Create and monitor routines to analyze, measure and improve data quality
• Participate in data modeling and software design
• Collaborate with business managers to define high level and detailed requirements
• Responsible for estimation of work effort for projects
 
Competencies and Experience Desired:
 
• Data management integration, database design and development experience of 7+ yrs
• Candidate should have experience in data management practices and should have excellent data integration skills
• Candidate should have excellent communication and interpersonal skills and be energized by performing in a team environment.  
• ETL process development and monitoring
• Strong team player, excellent communication skills across all levels within and outside the organization
• Experience with the following:
o Data & systems integration middleware
o Data quality, and data enrichment services
o Cloud Fundamentals
- AWS
- Heroku
o Master Data Management
o Integration Frameworks
o Web Services
o RDBMS / NoSQL data stores
o Messaging queues
o REST APIs
o XML (ideally XSD and XSLT)
o Ruby
o Basic Java  
o Unix / Linux Scripting
o Open Source Development Technologies
 
• Familiar with development workflow using:
    Git
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