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  • Posted: Sep 30, 2021
    Deadline: Oct 12, 2021
  • I&M Bank is a wholly owned subsidiary of I&M Holdings Limited, a publicly quoted company at the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE). The bank possesses a rich heritage in banking.
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    Data Engineer


    This position is responsible for expanding and optimizing the organisation’s data and data pipeline architecture, as well as optimizing data flow and collection for cross functional teams.


    • Create and maintain optimal data pipeline architecture,
    • Assemble large, complex data sets that meet functional / non-functional business requirements.
    • Identify, design, and implement internal process improvements: automating manual processes, optimizing data delivery, re-designing infrastructure for greater scalability, etc.
    • Build the infrastructure required for optimal extraction, transformation, and loading of data from a wide variety of data sources using SQL and ‘big data’ technologies.
    • Build analytics tools that utilize the data pipeline to provide actionable insights into customer acquisition, operational efficiency and other key business performance metrics.
    • Work with stakeholders including the Executive, Product, Data and Design teams to assist with data-related technical issues and support their data infrastructure needs.
    • Create data tools for analytics and data scientist team members that assist them in building and optimizing our products
    • Work with data and analytics experts to strive for greater functionality in our data systems.


    • Advanced working SQL knowledge and experience working with relational databases, query authoring (SQL) as well as working familiarity with a variety of databases.
    • Experience building and optimizing ‘big data’ data pipelines, architectures and data sets.
    • Experience performing root cause analysis on internal and external data and processes to answer specific business questions and identify opportunities for improvement.
    • Strong analytic skills related to working with unstructured datasets.
    • Build processes supporting data transformation, data structures, metadata, dependency and workload management.
    • A successful history of manipulating, processing and extracting value from large disconnected datasets.
    • Working knowledge of message queuing, stream processing, and highly scalable ‘big data’ data stores.
    • Strong project management and organizational skills.
    • Experience supporting and working with cross-functional teams in a dynamic environment.
    • Experience with big data tools: Hadoop, Spark, Kafka, etc.
    • Experience with relational SQL including Oracle and NoSQL databases
    • Experience with data pipeline and workflow management tools: Azkaban, Luigi, Airflow, etc.
    • Experience with Azure cloud services: Azure Data Factory, Azure Databricks
    • Experience with stream-processing systems: Storm, Spark-Streaming, Azure Streaming etc.
    • Experience with object-oriented/object function scripting languages: Python, Java, Scala, etc.


    Academic Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology, Information Systems, Informatics, Computer Science or Engineering from a recognized institution.


    • At least 3 years of relevant experience

    Skills and Attributes

    • Strong strategic and analytical thinking skills;
    • Good communication and interpersonal skills;
    • Excellent leadership and people management skills;
    • Good customer and negotiation skills;
    • Good decision making and problem solving skills;
    • Abreast with existing and emerging information and communications technologies;

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    Backend Developer


    These are tier 1 engineers who should be experienced in building high-performing, scalable, enterprise applications. They’ll be part of a talented software team that works on mission-critical applications.


    • Designing & implementing applications as defined by various stakeholders
    • Analysing user requirements to inform application design
    • Debugging and resolving technical problems that arise
    • Taking part in PR reviews and ensuring they conform to set standards
    • Taking part in various scrum ceremonies
    • Ensuring continuous professional self-development.
    • Plan, lead and participate in culture events and activities.
    • Collaborate with other team members and internal and external dependencies to resolve both technical and non-technical blockers.
    • Documenting feature implementation, releases and workflows.
    • Stay up-to-date on emerging technologies
    • Promote usability best practices


    • Experience building applications using Microservices Architecture
    • Experience using various message brokers e.g ActiveMQ, RabbitMq, Apache Kafka
    • Experience in various SQL & NoSQL-based databases. e.g MySql, PostgreSQL, MongoDB
    • Experience developing applications using modern languages e.g Java, C#, Kotlin
    • Experience using Kubernetes & Docker.
    • Experience with Spring Framework
    • Familiarity with Apache Camel
    • Familiarity with OOP principles.
    • 12-factor application features should be at their fingertips
    • Experience with OAuth
    • Familiarity with OWASP top 10
    • Knowledge/ Experience in the scrum methodologies
    • Attention to details
    • Analytical mindset & good problem-solving skills
    • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools, such as Git
    • Familiarity with continuous integration

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