April 19, 2024

Interswitch is an Africa-focused built-in digital funds and commerce firm that facilitates the digital circulation of cash in addition to the trade of worth between people and organisations on a well timed and constant foundation. We began operations in 2002 as a transaction switching and digital funds processing, and have progressively developed into an built-in fee providers firm, constructing and managing fee infrastructure in addition to delivering revolutionary fee merchandise and transactional providers all through the African continent. At Interswitch, we provide distinctive profession alternatives for people able to enjoying key roles and including worth in an revolutionary and enjoyable setting.

We are recruiting to fill the place under:

Job Title: Data Engineer

Location: Lagos
Employment sort: Permanent
Department: Payment Processing

Job Purpose

  • To perceive knowledge units collected from completely different sources, to place them in a centralised knowledge retailer prepared for analytics and knowledge science and to remodel them for enterprise intelligence or machine studying.
  • To apply software program engineering ideas to ETL improvement utilizing a brand new set of instruments. To create
  • and improve merchandise which profit from the ability of distributed processing. To perceive the infrastructure and knowledge structure to establish causes for profitable and failed merchandise.

Data Architecture:

  • Consult and educate stakeholders on strategies for streamlining and standardising knowledge recording to make sure high quality and accuracy.
  • Develop, assemble, check and preserve architectures, similar to databases and large-scale processing methods to allow the usability, accessibility and
    transformation of information.
  • Collaborate with different Data Architecture groups inside Interswitch to establish synergies and drive a cohesive strategy to knowledge governance and structure throughout the fee processing.

Performance Improvement via Business Intelligence:

  • Support creation of machine studying algorithms by making use of commonplace statistical evaluation or knowledge preparation strategies.
  • Employ regression modelling to mannequin the connection between distinctive units of information via statistically-proficient and engineering means.
  • Study consumption developments and segmentation evaluation to tell advertising and marketing and enterprise efficiency metrics.
  • Narrow huge datasets all the way down to collection of information that’s introduced to key enterprise stakeholders.

Internal Communications and Capability Building:

  • Help others get essentially the most out of inside communications methods by providing help and recommendation.
  • Serve as an advocate for data-driven product design, evangelise insights on what’s working and what’s to not assist drive incremental beneficial properties in pipeline and income.
  • Act as mentor and coach to group members whereas fostering an setting of mutual respect and belief amongst senior-level group members.
  • Maintain an understanding of related expertise, exterior regulation and trade finest practices via ongoing training, attending conferences and studying specialist media.
  • Deepen understanding of underlying buildings that represent a knowledge pipeline and manipulate these buildings to make sure high quality assurance and to allow knowledge scientists to construct efficient algorithms, fashions and instruments.
  • Use statistical and engineering methods to use knowledge processing instruments to actual world enterprise buildings.

Technical Database Support:

  • Design distribution of fundamental database assets and supply bodily modeling and design providers to tune database purposes for optimum efficiency.
  • Assist within the improvement of enormous scale knowledge buildings and pipelines to organise, accumulate and standardise knowledge that helps generate insights and addresses reporting wants.
  • Apply understanding of key enterprise drivers to tell decision-making.
    Uses experience, judgment and precedents to contribute to the decision of reasonably complicated issues.
  • Interface with cross-functional groups to outline knowledge necessities and supply knowledge, both by way of uncooked knowledge or modelled knowledge and logic to help insights, dashboard, and report necessities that inform decision-making.

Advanced and Predictive Analytics:

  • Support interpretation of superior and predictive analytics knowledge, utilizing specialised software program instruments and functionalities.
  • Understand a myriad of applied sciences in-depth, choose the fitting instrument for the job and write code in Scala, Java, or Python to create resilient and scalable options.
  • Assess efficiency and advocate subsequent steps as new merchandise are launched and supply new measurement methodologies on key metrics to evaluate the success and failures of a product.


  • University First Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Statistics, Mathematics, Finance or associated fields.


  • At least 6 years’ related expertise in Data Management roles ideally inside monetary or FinTech establishments, together with a minimal of three years in knowledge engineering.

Behavioral Competencies
Manages Complexity:

  • Makes sense of complicated, excessive amount, and generally contradictory data to successfully clear up issues. For instance, appears at complicated points from a number of angles; explores points to uncover underlying points and root causes; sees the primary penalties and implications of various choices.

Plans and Aligns:

  • Plans and prioritises work to fulfill commitments aligned with organisational objectives. For instance, outlines clear plans that put actions in a logical sequence; conveys a while frames. Aligns personal work with related workgroups. Takes some steps to cut back bottlenecks and pace up the work.

Tech Savvy:

  • Anticipates and adopts improvements in business-building digital and expertise purposes. For instance, investigates applied sciences to be taught some cutting-edge finest practices. Uses digital / social media to learn the group and add worth to the work being accomplished; understands the right way to keep away from misuse of those instruments.

Ensures Accountability:

  • Holds self and others accountable to fulfill commitments. For instance, accepts accountability for personal work, each successes and failures. Handles fair proportion and doesn’t make excuses for issues. Usually meets commitments to others.


  • Builds partnerships and works collaboratively with others to fulfill shared targets. For instance, readily entails others to perform objectives; stays in contact and shares data; discourages “us versus them” pondering; exhibits appreciation for others’ concepts and enter.

Communicates Effectively:

  • Develops and delivers multi-mode communications that convey a transparent understanding of the distinctive wants of various audiences. For instance, listens attentively and takes an curiosity. Keeps others nicely knowledgeable; conveys data clearly, concisely, and professionally when talking or writing.

Cultivates Innovation:

  • Creates new and higher methods for the organisation to achieve success. For instance, continuously appears for brand spanking new concepts and revolutionary methods of doing issues; makes the hassle to get entangled in new areas. Offers authentic concepts and promising new options.

Optimises Work Processes:

  • Knows the simplest and environment friendly processes to get issues accomplished, with a concentrate on steady enchancment. For instance, makes use of metrics and benchmarks to observe accuracy and high quality. Takes steps to make strategies productive and environment friendly. Promptly and successfully addresses course of breakdowns.

Customer Focus:

  • Builds robust buyer relationships and delivers customer-centric options. For instance, retains in touch with prospects to make sure issues are resolved, or to enhance customer support. Studies buyer suggestions and rising buyer wants and makes use of these to find out some inventive new concepts.

Balances Stakeholders:

  • Anticipates and balances the wants of a number of stakeholders. For instance, attracts upon insights from diversified sources to realize a wealthy understanding of the right way to meet the wants of a number of inside and exterior stakeholders. Probes deeply as a way to acquire a wealthy, detailed grasp of the priorities of various stakeholders; takes initiative to reply to stakeholder issues.

Business Insight:

  • Applies information of enterprise and {the marketplace} to advance the organisation’s objectives. For instance, exhibits appreciable enterprise perception, past the basics. Asks probing questions and attracts on quite a lot of sources to realize perception and to discover enterprise drivers or trade developments

Data Collection, Analysis and Control:

  • Works with out supervision and offers technical steering when required on analysing knowledge developments to be used in reviews to assist information resolution making.
  • Works with out supervision and offers technical steering when required on buying, organising, defending and processing knowledge to satisfy enterprise targets.

Business Requirements Analysis:

  • Works with out supervision and offers technical steering when required on analysing the enterprise necessities that IT options should meet.
  • Determine acceptance and analysis standards; Prioritisation; Observation; Focus teams; Analysis Skills.

Policy, Procedures and Compliance Management:

  • Works with out supervision and offers technical steering when required on creating, monitoring, decoding and understanding insurance policies and procedures,
    whereas ensuring they match organisational methods and targets.
  • Works with out supervision and offers technical steering when required on reaching full compliance with relevant guidelines and laws in administration and operations.

Application Development:

  • Works with out supervision and offers technical steering when required on creating software program utilizing programming languages.

Verbal and Written Communication:

  • Uses clear and efficient verbal and written communications abilities with out supervision and offers technical steering when required on expressing concepts, requesting actions and formulating plans or insurance policies.


  • Works with out supervision and offers technical steering when required on designing architectures that meet system and repair necessities.

Presentation abilities:

  • Needs steering (however not supervision) to speak with different individuals by talking in a transparent, concise and compelling method

Planning and Organising:

  • Works with out supervision and offers technical steering when required on planning, organising, prioritising and overseeing actions to effectively meet enterprise targets.

Review and Reporting:

  • Works with out supervision and offers technical steering when required on reviewing and creating related, lucid and efficient reviews.

Data Mining and Machine Learning:

  • Works with full competence to extract patterns from massive quantities of information. Typically works with out supervision and should present technical steering.

Customer Service Delivery:

  • Works with out supervision whereas offering technical steering as wanted on assembly excessive customer support requirements.

Project Management:

  • Works with steering (however not fixed supervision) to handle initiatives and Programmes inside desired price, time and high quality parameters.
  • Project Change Log / Register; Project Change Management Plan; Project Charter; Project Management Plan; Project Requirements Management Plan; Project Requirements Verification Plan; Project Resource Management Plan; Project Schedule; Project Schedule Baseline; Project Scope Statement.

Workflow Management:

  • Works with full competence to orient work in a workflow to plan, organise, and execute the steps it takes to realize a aim to realize larger efficiencies. Typically works with out supervision and should present technical steering.
  • Kanban Board (Workflow Management); Workflow Management.

Business Data Modeling:

  • Works with full competence to conduct actions to gather, analyse, diagram (mannequin), and report data and knowledge move, together with state adjustments, to assist make strategic choices, obtain main objectives, and clear up complicated issues. Typically works with out supervision and should present technical steering

Metadata Management:

  • Works with full competence to create and handle metadata methods and options to make sure data will be adequately discovered, shared, and maintained throughout an organisation. Typically works with out supervision and should present technical steering.

Database User Interfaces and Queries:

  • Works with full competence to create and run queries and work together with numerous database interfaces and question languages.

IT Testing:

  • Works with out supervision and offers technical steering when required on making certain that IT purposes meet required specs by designing, executing and reporting on checks of methods and providers.

IT Data Management:

  • Works with out supervision and offers technical steering when required on managing data all through its lifecycle by designing and executing acceptable architectures, insurance policies and practices

IT Support:

  • Works with out supervision and offers technical steering when required on monitoring, diagnosing and fixing technological issues.

Application Closing Date
twenty sixth August, 2023..

How to Apply
Interested and certified candidates ought to:
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