Studio 29

Data Developer / Engineer

  • Location Durbanville, Western Cape
  • Category Data Analyst
  • Job Type Permanent
  • Salary Negotiable
  • Ref # 5161

Founded in 2006, the company is based in the USA & South Africa and serve a diversified portfolio of clients in the USA.  The role is operational and requires a strong SQL Developer / Data Engineer to take point.  Flexi-time as client's are based in the U.S, core working hours are 3pm - 6pm.


  • 3 - 6 years’ experience in a similar role
  • Big picture thinker
  • Demonstrated collaborative skills
  • Problem solver
  • Avid learner, constantly keeping up to date with technology advances
  • Demonstrated experience in the Data domain, specifically related to application development and transactional data.
  • Advanced Academic qualification
  • Project management; Waterfall and Agile
  • Solid MS stack experience 


Required Technical Expertise:

  • Domain expertise in traditional Database technology. Integration, Relational DBM’s, SQL Development
  • Data analysis and modelling
  • Integration of disparate siloed systems.
  • Data distribution concepts (Bulk data and real time, API, direct connection etc.)
  • Maintenance of Data Quality
  • Competent in one software development language. (C#, Python etc.)
  • Hands on experience in SOA patterns
  • Database and query optimization
  • Deep understanding of Microsoft SQL and related technology stack
  • DevOps and working in a software development team

Influential expertise:

  • Manage communication between Product owners, application support team and development team.
  • Be able to present and communicate idiosyncrasy of application data, data quality issues and results of integration efforts.
  • Balancing supporting of data steward requirements (short term) whilst ensuring strategic alignment and meeting long-term objectives (long term).


  • Model and manage data integration of transactional application backend systems
  • Report of data quality issues and put together proposals for solutions
  • Support Development team with provisioning data to support business processes
  • Manage the SDLC and quality gates of projects related to data
  • Build the data team and provide skills transfer to other data team members
  • Continuous development and learning to ensure continuous to innovation


Excellent Benefits

  • Flexi time
  • Relaxed environment
  • Opportunities to travel to the USA
  • Opportunity to legally emigrate to the USA after 12 months
  • Pension / Med aid