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Data Engineer

Cartrack is looking for passionate data science and engineering candidates that can join a growing team that is responsible for the intelligence and efficiency solution provision to over a million subscribers, many of whom are large fleets. We are in the midst of creating revolutionary platforms that will change the way that people interact with their vehicles.


You will have the opportunity to work with the very brightest global subject matter experts that are transforming the automotive industry across Fleet Management, Asset Management and Insurance Telematics solutions.



Get to know the role:

The role of a data engineer is a supporting one, but it is also an extremely vital one. As a data engineer, you’ll be handling the design and construction of scalable management systems, ensure that all data systems meet company requirements. We want to see candidates with mechanical tendencies and a desire to know how things work and to improve them.


The day-to-day activities:

  • Design, construct, install, test and maintain data management systems.
  • Build high-performance algorithms, predictive models, and prototypes.
  • Ensure that all systems meet the business/company requirements as well as industry practices.
  • Integrate up-and-coming data management and software engineering technologies into existing data structures.
  • Develop set processes for data mining, data modeling, and data production.
  • Create custom software components and analytics applications.
  • Research new uses for existing data.
  • Employ an array of technological languages and tools to connect systems together.
  • Install/update disaster recovery procedures.
  • Recommend different ways to constantly improve data reliability and quality.
  • Work on and maintain Data pipelines. 


Requirements Essential:

  • At least 5 years’ proven experience as a Data Engineer, DevOps Engineer, Software Developer, or similar.
  • Proficient in Linux/Unix and shell scripting as well as in functional programming languages.
  • Expertise in setting up and explored with technologies such as Hadoop and Spark.
  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, software/computer engineering, applied mathematics, or physics.

Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!

Rosebank, JHB

11 Keyes Ave
2196 Johannesburg Directions View page

Perks & Benefits

The growth of our business is driven by state-of-the-art technology that allows us to create data-driven solutions that are personalised according to the needs of our clients, providing them with insights, business competitiveness, operational excellence and a superior customer experience.
Our people remain our greatest asset ; we will therefore continue to bring together the best talent as we help them achieve their own career aspirations in a growing company that is truly global.

  • Excellent career growth locally and globally

  • Innovative and dynamic work culture

  • Innovative work culture

Workplace & Culture

With over 1,500 staff, Cartrack is creating revolutionary platforms that will transform the industry and help improve efficiency, safety, security and the environment. Our reputation as one of the most innovative and fastest growing telematics companies in the world has resulted in us acquiring 1 million subscribers, including businesses, consumers, and governments. 

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