Data Engineer (Contract – 3 to 6 months)

IQbusiness South Africa

We are looking for a Data Engineer for a 3 to 6 month engagement within IQbusiness. 

This person will assist in producing a more efficient database to reporting mechanism. 

Key Responsibilities And/or Outputs

  • Providing a superior customer experience 
  • Design and develop – databases, SQL queries, stored procedures, reports, dashboards or integration solutions
  • Test your work to ensure compliance
  • Implement more stable reporting 
  • Interact with a variety of individuals: senior, junior, technical and from business
  • Provide guidance to fellow colleagues
  • Uphold the IQ values, which are to care, learn & share; innovate; deliver as well as to build, enhance and maintain relationships


  • A tertiary qualification, preferably in an ICT relevant field
  • Appropriate Microsoft certifications are beneficial but not required


  • 4 – 6 years experience in the Data Engineering environments and technologies
  • Great communication skills
  • A passion for SQL, databases or reports
    • Can you write stored procedures, design complex queries and create views and triggers?
    • Are you able to work out the relationships in a data warehouse or the aggregation of a cube?
    • Do you extract and display useful information when you see patterns and trends in data?
  • Strong knowledge of the financial services industry, ideally in a consulting role
  • The use of data related software: databases, ETL and PowerBi; report writing and analytical tools
    • We use a lot of Microsoft products. You may often be expected to use MS SQL Server, SSIS, SSRS, SSAS and Power BI to develop solutions
    • What other relevant software have you’ve used?
  • Ability to work in different project methodologies: Waterfall and/or Agile
  • Knowledge of full SDLC
  • Exposure to logical and physical data modeling


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