Business Intelligence Engineer

Cape Town, Durban, Johannesburg

Barrows Global is a leading retail technology company that delivers innovative digital experiences for major FMCG brands and retailers. Our Connected Store platform powers intelligent in-store touchpoints through a robust cloud-based system. We are seeking a talented Senior Full-Stack Engineer to join our global product team and help us drive the future of retail.


  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to understand requirements and deliver robust solutions 
  • Develop and maintain Tableau workbooks, dashboards, and data sources that embed in our customer facing applications
  • Utilize Tableau Prep to clean, shape, and combine data from various sources, ensuring data integrity and consistency.
  • Automate data preparation workflows and pipelines for efficiency and repeatability.
  • Analysis to identify product optimization, cost reduction, and overall business improvement
  • Research and evaluate new technologies and proposed ways of improving existing systems.


  • BSc Computer Science or equivalent degree
  • Proven experience in developing impactful Tableau or Power BI dashboards and reports for product insights.
  • Proficiency in Tableau Prep for data preparation and cleansing
  • Strong SQL & NoSQL skills for data querying and transformation
  • Relational database design and optimization skills
  • Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills.
  • Effective communication and collaboration skills.


  • Tableau or Power BI certification
  • Knowledge of data visualization best practices and data storytelling
  • Proficiency in Python in a Data engineering/analysis application (Pandas/Jupiter/R)
  • Experience with data warehouse products such as BigQuery and/or Azure Data Warehouse. 

Perks & Benefits

  • Collaborate with a global team spread across the US, UK, Canada and South Africa. 
  • Opportunity to work on projects with blue-chip clients incl: ABInBev, Unilever, Tesco, SPAR etc.
  • 25 days annual leave.
  • Contribution towards your medical aid for you and your dependants. 
  • Contribution towards your Provident Fund

About Barrows

Barrows is a global retail experience design company working across media and marketing for some of the worlds largest clients. We harness the energy of our people, the quality of our products, and the spirit of our organization to create transformative retail experiences around the world. Our team of analysts, designers, makers and experts specialize in retail experience design, connecting physical and digital stores, category transformation, shopper marketing and display design. As the retail landscape evolves, our continued mission is to move retail forward.

Stay in touch

Sign up for our newsletter for updates on the ever changing and shifting retail landscape.