Data architect / scientist - Standard Microgrid, Randburg

  • Randburg
  • Salary: R35 000.00 - R70 000.00 Per Month
  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Posted by Standard Microgrid on Monday, April 6, 2020
  • Reference: smg data architect
  • Apply before Friday, June 5, 2020 - 3 Days left

Vacancy Details

Employer: Standard Microgrid

Work location: Remote

Company office location: Emmarentia, Johannesburg, South Africa

Employment type: Contract for 3 months with permanent employment thereafter

Position to be filled by: Immediately 


As a data architect / scientist your role will be in managing and optimizing existing data flows and databases, then in extracting, transforming and visualizing data from the various sources throughout the comapnies platform. These sources include renewable power electronics, smart meters, batteries, CMS and ticketing system. 

You will be required to develop dashboards that integrate with our reporting systems to provide actionable insights to operational members of the team, and high level reporting to management and funders. 

A strong background in data science and or computer science is required, with experience handling large volumes of data, and presenting on robust dashboards in meaningful ways. 

  • Database architecture design, maintenance and optimization
  • Create automated processes to extract, transform and load data
  • Create dashboards and integrate into existing reports and websites
  • Ad-hoc data processing and analytics

Required Skills

  • data architecture : 4 to 5 years
  • data science : 4 to 5 years
  • data visualization : 4 to 5 years

Candidate Requirements

  • Computer science, data science or similar degree
  • 3-4 years relevant work experience
  • Experience in designing, deploying and maintaining databases
  • Proficiency manipulating data in MySQL
  • Experience in any of the following programming languages; PHP, Python, SQL
  • Extreme attention to detail
  • Highly organized
  • Resourceful, hardworking and honest
  • Enthusiasm towards working in the field of renewable energy
  • Highly computer literate
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Flexible and eager to lend a hand wherever needed, even if a specific task may fall outside the core job description
  • Sufficiently powerful personal computer and internet connection
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