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Senior Data Engineer (Platforms Lead)



Data Science
Posted on Monday, November 13, 2023

Senior Data Engineer (Platforms Lead)

full Time
Global Remote

We provide our deep tech solutions to global private sector companies across a range of sectors. This represents a fantastic opportunity to join us in building an innovative company and groundbreaking solutions in partnership with some of the biggest tech companies in the world, to bring radical changes at the continental level and contribute to fighting the effects of climate change. Location: Remote, US, UK, Africa

About Amini

Amini is a fast-growing startup building environmental data infrastructure to fix Africa’s data gap and enable the prosperity of 1 billion people by 2030. We provide our deep tech solutions to global private sector companies across a range of sectors. The ideal candidate will possess expertise in Scala, Python, Apache Flink, Apache Spark, Cassandra/ScyllaDB, and Apache Kafka. While experience in real-time (RT) processing and geospatial processing is advantageous, it is not a prerequisite for this role.

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Key Responsibilities:

  • Design, develop, and maintain robust data processing pipelines.
  • Utilize Scala and Python for advanced data engineering tasks.
  • Implement and optimize data processing solutions using Apache Flink and Apache Spark.
  • Manage and optimize data storage using Cassandra/ScyllaDB.
  • Develop efficient data ingestion and streaming mechanisms using Apache Kafka.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to understand data requirements and deliver effective solutions.
  • Ensure high performance, security, and scalability of data systems.
  • Stay abreast of the latest trends and advancements in data engineering technologies.
  • Mentor junior team members and contribute to the team's knowledge sharing.



  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science, Data Engineering, or a related field.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in data engineering.
  • Strong proficiency in Scala and Python.
  • Extensive experience with Apache Flink, Apache Spark, Cassandra/ScyllaDB, and Apache Kafka.
  • Familiarity with real-time processing and geospatial data processing is a plus.
  • Excellent problem-solving abilities and a keen eye for detail.
  • Strong communication skills and ability to collaborate effectively in a team environment.

perks & benefits

Why Join Amini?

  • Be part of a groundbreaking deep-tech startup at the forefront of innovation. 
  • Collaborate with a talented and diverse team of professionals. 
  • Opportunity for career growth and development. 
  • Competitive salary and benefits package. 
  • Make a meaningful impact on people and planet.

If you are detail-oriented, with excellent organizational skills and experience in this field and desire to contribute to the success of a fast-growing startup, we encourage you to apply for the Senior Data Engineer (Platforms Lead) position at Amini.  Join us in building the future!

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