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Rainmaker Acquisition Recruitment 2023/2024

Applications are invited from interested and suitably qualified candidates for Rainmaker Acquisition Recruitment 2023/2024.


Rainmaker Acquisition – With our specialized network and experience, we will assist our clients with the most capable candidates, knowledge, and personality. We believe by providing strategic value to our customers, we are achieving our goals.

We are recruiting to fill the following position below:


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Job Title: Practice Lead – Data Engineering & Analytics – Jhb


As a Data Engineering & Analytics vertical market lead you will be responsible for providing advisory and thought leadership on the provision of analytics environments leveraging Cloud-based platforms, big data technologies, including integration with existing data and analytics platforms and tools.

You will drive pre-sales (proactive, reactive pursuits). Come up with solutions for scalable data architectures, and information solutions covering data security, data privacy, data governance, metadata management, multi-tenancy and mixed workload management, implement projects and provide delivery oversight.

You will lead multiple competencies within data engineering & analytics, guiding communities on next best technologies and helping them plan next set of solutions and services in their respective technologies to present to customer.

Duties & Responsibilities

Data Engineering & Analytics Lead at company takes up end to end ownerships of pre-sales, service offerings, external & internal communications, projects and provide valuable inputs to define strategies. You will do this by:

  • Responding to client RFI, RFP documents with proper solution design including cost estimates
  • Understanding customer requirements and create technical proposition
  • Creating proactive proposals by understanding customer business priorities, and technology landscape
  • Contributing to SoWs, technical project roadmaps, etc required for successful execution of projects leveraging Technical Scoping & Solutioning approach
  • Building Solution roadmap & strategy for internal DE&A platform
  • Leading analyst briefings and presentations
  • Managing all aspects of technical solutions development and ensure successful project deliveries
  • Developing best practises as & when needed
  • Estimating effort, identifying risk and providing technical support whenever needed
  • Demonstrating the ability to multitask and re prioritizing responsibility based on dynamic requirements
  • Leading and mentoring various practice competency practice teams as needed
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Skills required to contribute:

15-20 Years of Data and Analytics experience with minimum 5+ years in one of cloud platforms like Azure, AWS or GCP Cloud native data services

  1. Experience working on cloud platforms (AWS/Azure/Google Cloud)
  2. Expertise in Snowflake, Databricks, Big Query, Synapse
  3. Experience with the Big Data stack (HDFS, SPARK, MapReduce, Hadoop, Sqoop, Pig, Hive, Hbase, Flume, Kafka) as well as with the No-SQL (e.g. MongoDB, HBase, Cassandra)
  4. Experience with related/complementary open source software platforms and languages (e.g. Java,  Python, Scala)
  5. Good understanding of AI, ML implementation life cycle, latest tools and offerings.
  6. Working experience with ETL (Extract-Transform-Load) tools (e.g. Informatica, Talend, Ab Initio, Pentaho)
  7. Experience working with various data visualization tools (e.g. Tableau, Power BI, Oracle Analytics Cloud etc.)
  8. Analytical and consulting skills
  9. Strong written, verbal, and presentation communication skills
  10. Be able to work with customers independently
  11. Excellent communication skills interviewing, preparation and delivery of presentations and reports
  12. Working within a project management/agile delivery methodology in a leading role as part of a wider team.

Package & Remuneration

R1Mil – R1.6Mil PA


How to Apply

Interested applicants should kindly visit the company website for more details and submit the application(s).