Data Engineer

Tech · Cape Town, Western Cape
Department Tech
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Experienced

Do you have an affinity for Data?  Are you able to use tools to interpret and analyze data?  Sounds like you could be our next data engineer, read on to find out more!

Data engineers use software tools to transform data into data sets and analyze and interpret past data. They develop and maintain features in our data warehouse and reporting platforms to support the availability of data to the organization.

The Company
We are a fast-growing non-profit social enterprise with offices in the Netherlands, Portugal, India, Kenya, and Ethiopia. Triggerise builds digital platforms that motivate users - primarily young women and adolescent girls - to make positive choices. We work together with local communities and use nudges like reminders, discounts and reward points to encourage our users to access and use health products and services. We also support our users in becoming entrepreneurs and adding value to their economies.

Our main tech hub is situated in Porto, with a team of 20 composed of back end and BI developers, product owners, data analysts, and support officers. We have a centrally located office with fantastic river views, plus, we are very flexible when it comes to working from home! Our people are young and the culture is global and dynamic. Our work environment is informal, friendly and fast-paced. 

The Job

You work with our team to ensure that we’re able to unpick and understand past, and future data.  You support the overall availability of data to the organisation.

  • You translate our business needs into technical solutions.
  • Ensure that data is readily available from multiple sources.
  • You develop and maintain tools to analyze our data and identify trends. You turn these into clear report that
  • help local and global teams take decisions on risk, changes and programs.
  • Continue to work in an Agile way, as per our teams.

About you

You are a lover of all things Data, and understand how to gather, analyze and interpret the information.  You are used to agile practices and rituals and will join in with the team's way of working. 

  • You are a logical thinker that can translate real-world issues into technical solutions
  •  You are the expert of our data tools
  • You have experience in a similar position

The rewards

At Triggerise we believe in being open, also when it comes to salaries. The salary bracket for this position, excluding benefits, is R50 000 - R75 000 per month in South Africa, KSH 230 000 - KSH 350 000 per month in Kenya and €2 200 - €3 400 in Portugal. We will offer you a salary in this bracket depending on your level of experience and how it relates to your future colleagues. If you would like to know more about the salaries in our other locations, please contact us.


In addition to your monthly salary, we offer you:

  • Great secondary benefits 
  • A personal development budget.
  • Unlimited holidays, if you can make it work with your team you’re good to go.
  • Growth opportunities.
  • A product to help shape as we grow, to leave your mark on how we do things.
  • A vision that we trust that you will do your job without us having to invent unnecessary rules and regulations.

The details

Interested? Click apply now below! Want more information? Check out our website or contact our Global Recruiter. We only accept applications through the apply links, not by email. 

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  • Location
    Cape Town, Western Cape
  • Department
  • Employment Type
  • Minimum Experience