Data Engineer/Cloud Engineer-architect

Full-time at Kola (Yaounde - CMR)

02 Open positions

About Kola

Kola is a Fintech Startup which aims to facilitate financial inclusion and access to financial services for people and businesses in the CEMAC region using the power of technology. Ultimately, our mission is to accelerate economic development by building the number one financial service company for Central Africa and beyond.

Key experience and personal attributes

  • Quick adaptation
  • flexibility
  • communication
  • open-minded
  • sense of analysis & efficiency
  • rigor & dynamism
  • team spirit
  • learner
  • growth oriented
  • Intellectual integrity
  • Hardworking

Keys Responsibilities

  • Design and develop cloud solutions
  • Set up and maintain the data infrastructure on the cloud (AWS/Azure/GCP)
  • Automate the ETL processes : Apply data extraction and transformation techniques on data which come from SQL and NoSQL  databases
  • Create data tools for analytics and data scientist team members that assist them in building and optimizing our product into an innovative industry leader
  • Assist in educating others on the best  practices  surrounding data work (i.e modeling, database design, ETL design, etc.)

Our current tech

At Kola we design and implement digital financial solutions for a better-connected world. Our mission is to build the pipes for a seamless flow of capital across Financial Institutions, People and Small & Medium Businesses.

  • SQL & NoSQL
  • Google Analytics
  • BigQuery

Minimum requirements

  • Expected degree : BAC +3 in Software Engineering /  Database administrator or any other equivalent skill
  • Experience : 1-2 years
  • Be passionate about programming
  • Experience with at least one of the programming languages PYTHON, JAVA or SCALA
  • Good SQL knowledge and experience working with relational databases, query authoring (SQL) as well as working familiarity with a variety of databases ;
  • Good experience in NoSQL databases
  • Have a good analytical mind and be rigorous
  • Be able to learn new things quickly
  • Be able to work as a team
  • Have a good communication skills
  • Be proactive and able to make a good proposals
  • Have a good level in english

Will be an advantage

  • Experience with Big data tools : Hadoop, Spark, Kafka, etc
  • Experience with data pipeline and worklow management tools : Airflow, Oozie, etc.
  • Experience with Google Cloud Plateform tools (Google Analytics, Google Data Studio, BigQuery)
  • A good experience with AWS tools for data engineering
  • Experience with the ELK suite (Elasticsearch, kibana, and Logstash)
  • Master of the concept of CD/CI.

Reasons to work with us

  • Decent salary with fast potential to increase
  • We provide a friendly working environment
  • Your opinions and ideas matter
  • Support for continuous learning, development and growth
  • Awesome bilingual working environment
  • Work on new and exciting technologies on par with international standards
  • Tapping in the growing digital economy in the CEMAC region
  • Strong support for female employees.

The Assets Of The Job

  • This is a full-time, salaried position
  • We will offer you the support you need to help you grow as an impactful worker and a human being
  • We provide a friendly working environment
  • Access to a broadband internet connection
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