Thursday , April 18 2024

Discovery Vacancies 2023 – Data Engineer

Website Discovery Limited

Job Description:

In the Data Science unit, our core purpose is “creating intelligence for a healthier tomorrow” by leveraging our vast data to drive valuable insights to improve both clinical and operational environments. Key to our purpose is obtaining and structuring quality data, leveraging cutting edge analytical innovations and delivering actionable insights in a sustainable and meaningful way. We leverage an integrated, collaborative, and multidisciplinary approach to ensure our objectives and goals are met.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Work collaboratively as part of team engaging with system architects, data scientists and business in a healthcare context
  • Work comfortably with structured and unstructured data in a variety of different programming languages such as SQL, R, python, Java etc
  • Develop and implement a reusable architecture of data pipelines to make data available for various purposes including Machine Learning (ML), Analytics and Reporting
  • Define hardware, tools and software to enable the reusable framework for data sharing and ML model productionization
  • Build data solutions that leverage controls to ensure privacy, security, compliance, and data quality
  • Understanding of distributing programming and advising data scientists on how to optimally structure program code for maximum efficiency
  • Work within a highly specialized and growing team to enable delivery of data and advanced analytics system capability.

Job Requirements:

  • Expert database knowledge in SQL and experience with MS Azure tools such as Data Factory, Synapse Analytics, Data Lake, Databricks, Azure stream analytics and PowerBI
  • Understanding and application of Big Data and distributed computing principles (Hadoop and MapReduce)
  • ML model optimization skills in a production environment
  • Modern Azure datawarehouse skills
  • Expert Unix/Linux admin experience including shell script development
  • Exposure to AI or model development
  • Experience working on large and complex datasets

Qualification & Experience:

  • 5 to 15 years of work experience
  • Honours or Master’s degree in BSc Computer Science or Engineering or Software Engineering with solid experience in data mining and machine learning
  • Expert in programming languages such as R, Python, Scala and Java

Job Details:

Company: Discovery Limited

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Sandton, Gauteng, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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