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Be part of our team of Data Specialists and embark on a career of the future!

Job Title
Full-Stack Technical Lead (SQL, Hadoop, Python)
Employment Type
Full Time
5 to 16 years
Job Published
31 October 2022
Job Reference No.

Job Description

Guided by Architecture and a Technical Team Lead you will be responsible for establishing new technology components and reusable solution patterns that can be leveraged by business facing development teams in their day-to-day solutions. You will constantly be developing and setting new principles, standards, processes, procedures and guidelines for the wider BI community.

You should be able to communicate technical information to technical teams, as well as be competent in communicating challenges and solutions to project and operational leadership. An understanding of data management solutions and a keen sense of the strategic value of information to an organisation will be of importance. You will also be responsible for developing data warehousing blueprints, evaluating hardware and software platforms and integrating systems; translating business needs into long-term architecture solutions. 


The successful technical lead will have the following traits:

  • Ability to define a structured approach to problem solving and delivery against it.
  • Ability to create design standards, patterns and principles.
  • Ability to define a structured approach to problem solving and delivery against it.
  • Creation of role specific design standards, patterns and principles.
  • Data management, development and modelling.
  • Engage with a wide range of technical stakeholders including data scientists, business analysts, data engineers, database administrators and solutions architects.
  • Mentor Junior Full Stack Developers.



  • 3 - 8 years related experience
  • Application and data engineering background with a solid background in SQL is required
  • Data architecture design and delivery experience preferred
  • Experience in 3 or more of the following areas are required:
    • Database technologies (e.g. SAP Hana, Teradata or similar) and database development (Views, Functions and Stored Procedure development)
    • Hadoop components including HDFS, Hive, Spark, Oozie and Impala
    • Object-oriented/object functional scripting languages: Python, Java, Scala or related
    • ETL tools (e.g. SAP Data Services)
    • Event/Streaming based data pipelines (e.g. Kafka or Nifi)
    • Data warehousing (Kimball and Data Vault patterns are preferred) and dimensional data modelling (OLAP and MDX experience)



  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Statistics, Informatics, Information Systems, Engineering or another quantitative field or,
  • National Diploma in an Information Technology related discipline preferred


Knowledge and Skills

  • IT Data Analysis
  • Project Oversight
  • Reporting and Administration
  • Quality, Compliance and Accreditation
  • Business Requirements Definition
  • Technologies


Personal Attributes

  • Manages complexity - Contributing independently
  • Optimises work processes - Contributing independently
  • Organisational savvy - Contributing independently
  • Plans and aligns - Contributing independently


Core Competencies

  • Being resilient - Contributing independently
  • Collaborates - Contributing independently
  • Cultivates innovation - Contributing independently
  • Customer focus - Contributing independently
  • Drives results - Contributing independently