Employer: Entelect Software (Pty) LtdBecome more at Entelect, one of SA’s leading software engineering and solutions companies, voted the Best Company to Work For.When you join Entelect, you’re not just joining a leading software development company, you become part of something bigger. You become part of a team of ambitious, confident, motivated and smart people, who will inspire you to go further, to do more than you thought possible.You become part of a company that sees potential: potential in our clients, potential in our products and potential in you. Because we believe that if we give you everything you need to be successful, you will be. That you will become more and do great things.As an Entelect Data Solutions Engineer, you’re always inquisitive. You have a thorough understanding of best practice business intelligence implementations. You have a passion for data and how it flows from source all the way through to actionable insights. You strive to continuously grow your technical skillset as well as knowledge on what methodologies to appropriately apply to any environment. You work with multiple business units and understand how they impact each other. With this knowledge you have the ability to provide a platform for business to pull the relevant levers to enable and affirm their strategic insights. You use your excellent communication skills and data analysis smarts to translate between business’s awesome ideas and making them a reality.What we’ve worked on latelyAt Entelect, we’re working on more than 80 projects at any given time. Here are some to whet your appetite:Consolidation of over 50 data sources to provide a single view of a customer, stored within a best practice architected data warehouse.Implemented a cash handling optimization algorithm that resulted in the client saving millions on cash in transit and cash holding costs.Implemented a data lake to enable a single view of the customer as well as more effective analytics.Developed a real-time behavioral analytics environment and data workflow using Kafka, Storm, Spark, Phoenix and HBase on large volumes of data for spend analysis.Building loyalty platforms designed to drive consumer behaviour and help improve the health and wellness of South Africans.Designing and developing high-performance web applications that enable multinational organisations to track risks, including fraud and white collar crime, across the globe, in real time.Developing software for a surgical skill simulation portal that measures surgical skill proficiency; enabling trainee surgeons to practice, track and measure their skills remotely. Imagining, designing and implementing an Android app for an agricultural company to help agronomists and sales agents share valuable data in real time; optimising smart agriculture solutions in an industry that is highly susceptible to minor fluctuations in conditions.Helping one of South Africa’s largest vehicle fleet management companies accurately price project costs for hundreds of specialised vehicles, down to the cents per kilometre, to provide more competitive products to consumers.Developing reliable processes, visual dashboards and tracking tools to monitor the delivery of schoolbooks across South Africa.
Responsibilities + Skills
By ensuring data lineage and all meta data is maintained effectively.By flexing your story-telling muscle when assembling the presentation layer for business owners.By designing and developing the sexiest possible dashboards for business.
By wrangling data from multiple sources into a single, constant data store.By being pragmatic in making the best technology choice for the clients needs through the form of evaluation matrices.By being prudent when it comes to data governance. Understanding that the data solution needs to balance back to source and sticking to the motto of 1 cent is a rounding difference, 2 cents is a problem.