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Data Operations Engineer (DataOps) at Luno
Cape Town, ZA

We are looking for a Data Operations Engineer (DataOps) to join our Engineering team in Cape Town

What we do:

We make it safe and easy to buy, store and learn about cryptocurrencies, like Bitcoin and Ethereum, offering three core products:

  • Luno Wallet: Cryptocurrency conversion, storage and consumer payments
  • Luno Exchange: Professional cryptocurrency trading platform
  • Luno Enterprise: Open API’s, institutional investors, merchant integration

Why Luno?

  • You’ll be part of a team of skilled and passionate people on a serious mission to upgrade the world to a better financial system!
  • We are series B funded, raised over $13m in funding since launch, and backed by the Naspers GroupDigital Currency GroupVenturra CapitalBalderton Capital, and Rand Merchant Investment Holdings.
  • Our customer base spans 40 countries and is currently spread across three continents - Europe, Southeast Asia and Africa.
  • Committed to workplace diversity, we now has over 250 employees with 26 different nationalities, 40% of whom are female with offices in London, Singapore, Cape Town, Kuala Lumpur, Lagos and Jakarta.

The role in a nutshell:

You will work on solving many complicated and interesting problems, depending on your ability and interests, you will:

  • Work closely with our data science team on projects introducing new streams of data into our data lake
  • You will get to bring new ideas on how to further develop and innovate our data solutions and how to expose that data to the business
  • Work in an Agile/Scrum framework or Agile mindset
  • Data backup/recovery and storage
  • Pick-up and learn new concepts, in both engineering and product, and be able to apply that knowledge quickly.

What you need:

  • 4+ years' experience in maintaining BI solutions and/or you are passionate about it
  • Proven track record of setting up, restructuring and maintenance of databases
  • You know your way around ETL and you have experience with SQL
  • Experience in the AWS Data stack (DynamoDB, RedShift, Amazon RDS)
  • Familiarity with integrating data stores with BI platforms such as Looker, Tableau, or Power BI
  • You have experience with the concepts of CI/CD
  • It would be a plus to have coding skills in e.g. Go, Python
  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field preferred
  • AWS Certified DataOps Administrator
  • Be friendly, transparent, articulate and driven to succeed
  • A work permit for South Africa if you are not a South African citizen
  • Basic knowledge of and passion for digital currencies like Bitcoin

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