Senior Data Modeler at Andela Nigeria

  • Full Time
  • Lagos

Andela Nigeria

Andela is a network of technology leaders dedicated to advancing human potential. We help companies build high-performing distributed engineering teams by investing in Africa’s most talented software developers. Based in NYC, SF, Lagos, Nairobi, Rwanda and Kampala, Andela is catalyzing the growth of tech ecosystems across the African continent while solving the global technical talent shortage.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Senior Data Modeler

Location: Lagos, Nigeria (Remote)
Employment Type: Contract

The Role

  • We are looking for a top-notch professional with knowledge and hands-on expertise in the area of data modeling who is able to design models (conceptual, logical, and physical) that reduce data redundancy, streamline data movements, and improve enterprise information management.
  • The Data Modeler will work collaboratively with the data architect, data engineers, data analysts / BI specialists, DBA, IT, and business units to help address the business’ data and analytical needs.
  • The data modeler will design, implement, and document data architecture and data modeling solutions, which include the use of relational, dimensional, and NoSQL databases.
  • These solutions will support enterprise information management, business intelligence, machine learning, data science, and other business interests.


  • Be responsible for the development, publication, and maintenance of the conceptual, logical, and physical data models
  • Be responsible for the design of operational data stores (ODS), data warehouses, data marts, and data lakes on target platforms.
  • Oversee and govern the expansion of existing data architecture and the optimization of data query performance via best practices.
Must have skills:
  • 3+ years of hands-on relational, dimensional, and analytic data modeling experience (using RDBMS, dimensional, NoSQL data platform technologies, and ETL and data ingestion protocols).
  • Excellent knowledge and experience with SQL
  • Good knowledge of metadata management, data modeling, and related tools is required.
  • Highly experienced working with databases and ETL/ELT technologies.
  • Proven experience in designing dimensional data modeling from scratch
  • Proven experience in core data modeling methodologies (e.g., Kimball, Inmon, Data Vault approaches)
  • Experience with data warehouse, data lake, and enterprise big data platforms.
  • Knowledge of data lake storage file formats (e.g., Parquet, JSON, CSV)
Nice to have skills:
  • Azure (Synapse, Data Factory, etc.)
How to Apply
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