Cellulant Data Engineer Job in Kenya

Data Engineer

Cellulant is the leading one-stop digital payments company in Africa, for Africa by Africans; providing the glue connecting everyone to everything, every day.

To do this we are looking for qualified, passionate, dynamic and vibrant people to drive our strategy and agenda.

Job Summary:

  • Develop and support current and future Cellulant Enterprise Systems (e.g. Oracle Data Warehouse, Oracle Business intelligence, NetSuite ERP, TribeHR and eHorizon Payroll).
  • Work with other departments within the company to identify requirements and develop solutions (database design, scripts/ETL/ELT, workflows and user/data interfaces).
  • Configure and/or customize the Enterprise Systems to meet business requirements using various database and software tools.
  • Assist in presentations of system functionality to new users and departments.
  • Enhance and create user and system documentation as needed.

Reports To: Group Lead Enterprise Systems Analyst.


A. Enterprise System Operations

  • Migrate all current standard and ad hoc transaction data scripts from HUB to the DWH considering the scripts’ functions and access rules.
  • Setup, maintain and modify reports/queries on an as-needed basis.
  • Periodically validate data and data scripts and critical reports in the Enterprise Systems to ensure data accuracy as the data applied has an impact on the integrity of the company.
  • Provide guidance to various analysis/reporting teams on the best data extraction/reporting practises (knowledge sharing).
  • Provide input in the design & implementation phases of various internal transaction processing systems to ensure they adequately support transactional reporting requirements.
  • Design and develop front-end tier(s), middle tier(s), and /or back-end database tier(s) for business applications.
  • Map business information needs to the software and /or database components;
  • Perform data modelling to analyse and specify data structures within an application system;
  • Coding of all ETL and analytics processes used within the BI systems;
  • Provide input on design approach, performance and base functionality improvements for various procedures and applications
  • Create test plans, test data sets and perform automated testing to ensure all components of the developed systems meet specifications;
  • Formalize test plans and implement troubleshooting procedures;
  • Applying software patches as necessary;

B. Enterprise Systems Administration

  • Manage and support security implementations;
  • User administration in all Systems
  • Managing billing factors in NetSuite
  • Configuring scripts, triggers, schedules to meet user requirements in the various systems

C. Enterprise System Uptime

  • Continuous system monitoring to proactively identify and resolve any system issues.
  • Troubleshooting database connectivity issues;
  • Maintain/coordinate back-up and restore the ETL and reports repositories and other Systems binaries and source codes;
  • Work with the TechOps teams to resolve issues identified and escalated during daily operations;
  • Perform root-cause analysis for recurring incidents;


  • Degree in Computer Science, Statistics, Mathematics or another technical-related field;
  • Oracle Certified Developer;
  • Certification in RDBMS;
  • 3 years development experience with development tools e.g. Java;
  • 3 years development experience with low level programming C++, C.;
  • 3 years’ experience RDMS preferably Oracle, MS SQL Server;
  • 3 years’ experience in data warehousing, business analysis, knowledge in Business Systems modelling and data retrieval;
  • Experience with Big Data Technologies (Hadoop, Hive, Hbase, Pig, Spark, etc.)
  • Python/R/Spark Data Mining experience will be an added advantage;
  • Systems Analysis and Solutions Architecting;
  • Programming and Systems Development;
  • SQL & Oracle database management;
  • Data Quality & Cleansing experience;
  • Advanced Unix scripting and user skills;
  • Experience in processes and procedures management;
  • Communication, interpersonal skills and attention to detail.

Send your CV in PDF, email subject: Service Assurance Manager to jobs@cellulant.com before November 30th 2018.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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Updated: November 4, 2018 — 8:57 am