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Data Architect Reference No: 761572482 | Johannesburg, South Africa | Posted on: 05 December 2022

PBT Group has an opportunity for a Data Architect to define and set architecture principles, which are aligned to the overall bank Data Strategy, and to be adopted by the business and data warehouses to create, deploy and manage the relevant BU’s data.   The Data Architect will define how data will be stored, consumed, integrated and managed to meet the strategic business requirements. Responsibilities include data modelling, database architecture, metadata definition, repository creation, data growth and integration management as well as governance and risk management   Duties:  Develops and implements a data architecture and management planDevelops and implements a Data Architecture and management plan for the business unit – ensuring alignment to and executed in accordance with Data Strategies Applies IT Risk and Governance standards for the data environment (SDLC, Change management, Incident management, Release management, etc) Motivates for new requirements for the data environment and the coordination of projects in conjunction with the Project Office in terms of scoping, planning, prioritising Manages all aspects of the data sourcing, migration, modelling and implementation and identifies new initiatives and/or recommendations for database growth and integration Establishes and coordinates a data Task Force with regular feedback / communication to senior management on profess and future pipeline work Maintains accountability for supporting the Data Architecture vision and championing efforts to reach that vision. Provides Data framework, governance and roadmap to attain the enterprise data vision Collaborates with business units and data owners to successfully implement and maintain an enterprise level business analytics and data warehousing solution Contributes in developing transparent and well understood data governance processes, rules and technologies to support them. Data architecture analysis and practiceIdentify interconnected problems, determine impact, patterns, trends and identify best fit alternatives to design and implement best practice solutions Facilitates and documents the agreements on appropriate corporate data and its usage (including master data management). Holds overall, responsibility for management, planning, design and implementation of the enterprise Data Architecture domain to ensure alignment of the Banks’s Architecture Develops tools, guidelines, principles, policies and governance for Data across the bank Serves as the in-house expert and authority by defining, implementing and enforcing all data integration standards and documentation. Provides deep expertise in enterprise data and information management methods and standards. Promotes data sharing, consistency and reuse across the organization. Manages reviews of data quality deliverables of all phases and enhancements. Identifies and promotes best practices for data modelling within information areas across the organization, providing oversight for all activities related to data cleansing, data quality and data consolidation using industry standard data modelling methods and processes. Displays demonstrated ability in communicating the overall data architecture to both technical and business constituencies. Develops guidelines and best practices to ensure data standardization and consistency.  Experience:   In depth knowledge of:Demonstrable experience creating and presenting executive and technical level documentation related to business data requirements. Demonstrable experience facilitating business specific workshops to document business data requirements Demonstrable experience with BI and ETL solutions. Experience creating data model POCs using documented test cases and actual data samples. Demonstrable experience leading data governance teams/efforts. Advanced knowledge of standard data modelling tools including Erwin, Enterprise Architect and MS Visio. Advanced knowledge of database concepts, including SQL databases and database querying languages, Hadoop (MapReduce, Hive and Pig) and NoSQL databases Experience:8 years’ experience (including at least 2 enterprise level data solutions or architecture projects). 5 - 8 years’ leading data integration efforts in large scale programs. 8 years of experience working with Data Warehouse Application development 8+ development experience in ORACLE , MS/SQL and Teradata 5+ years of experience in ETL design and development preferable have skills in Informatica and Abinitio 3+ years SDLC and agile methodology with emphasis on requirements gathering/interpretation and data modeling The candidate must be able to translate requirements and data mapping documents to a technical design. Develop, enhance and maintain code following best practices and standards. Create and execute unit test plans. Support regression and system testing efforts Support continuous improvement by identifying and solving opportunities. Experience working with Business Intelligence tools such as Microsoft Business Intelligence, Business Objects etc. Very experienced in working with Data Visualization tools such as Microsoft PowerBI Experience with Cloud-based environments such as Microsoft Azure and Amazon AWS. Data warehouse / business intelligence experience in Finance highly desirable Excellent communication, interpersonal and problem-solving skills, including the ability to translate complex technical concepts into understandable lay terms Strong database development skills, including sound SQL skills and fundamentals Excellent organizational and analytical abilities    Competencies:Judgement and decision-making – the ability to make firm (sometimes difficult) decisions fairly and compassionately based on relevant facts, criteria and disciplined, logical thinking Strategic Thinking - ability to apply long-term, systemic thinking, utilising factual analysis, intuition and creativity to imaging new and different futures for the business area/organisation Process and Technological Competence - utilizes, identifies, enhances and leverages processes and technologies to meet business needs Drive and Results Orientation - self-starter and originator who maintains high levels of activity and produces a consistently high-quality output within agreed deadlines. Prompt and proactive in driving for results and sets demanding goals for self and others Problem Solving – cuts to the core of issues and applies effective analysis, logic and creativity to identify and implement solutions Customer Service Orientation - anticipates, recognises and meets the needs of internal and external clients or customers (however these are defined in the role), taking responsibility for maintaining the highest service standards and developing and sustaining productive client relationships Building Relationships - capacity to put people at ease and build sound relationships based on mutual trust and openness  Qualifications/ Certification:Bachelor’s Degree – Data, Computer Engineering, Solutions Architecture
Salary: Negotiable

Data Engineer Reference No: 114142108 | Johannesburg, South Africa | Posted on: 02 December 2022

To complement the existing cross-functional team, PBT Group is looking for a Data Engineer who will design and implement scalable and robust processes to support the data engineering capability. This role will be responsible for implementing and supporting large-scale data ecosystems across the Group. This thought leader will use best practices in cloud engineering, data management and data storage to continue our drive to optimize the way that data is stored, consumed and ultimately democratized. The incumbent will also collaborate with stakeholders across the organisation with use of the Data Engineering practices to facilitate the improvement in the way that data is stored and consumed.  Assist in designing and implementing scalable and robust processes for ingesting and transforming complex datasets. Designs, develops, constructs, maintains and supports data pipelines for ETL from a multitude of sources. Creates blueprints for data management systems to centralize, protect, and maintain data   Focused on data stewardship and curation, the data engineer enables the data scientist to run their models and analyses to achieve the desired business outcomes Ingest large, complex data sets that meet functional and non-functional requirements. Enable the business to solve the problem of working with large volumes of data in diverse formats, and in doing so, enable innovative solutions. Design and build bulk and delta data lift patterns for optimal extraction, transformation, and loading of data. Supports the organisation’s cloud strategy and aligns to the data architecture and governance including the implementation of these data governance practices. Engineer data in the appropriate formats for downstream customers, risk and product analytics or enterprise applications. Development of API’s for returning data to Enterprise Applications. Assist in identifying, designing and implementing robust process improvement activities to drive efficiency and automation for greater scalability. This includes looking at new solutions and new ways of working and being on the forefront of emerging technologies. Work with various stakeholders across the organisation to understand data requirements and apply technical knowledge of data management to solve key business problems. Provide support in the operational environment with all relevant support teams for data services. Provide input into the management of demand across the various data streams and use cases. Create and maintain functional requirements and system specifications in support of data architecture and detailed design specifications for current and future designs. Support test and deployment of new services and features. Provides technical leadership to junior data engineers in the team    ROLE & QUALIFICATIONS REQUIREMENTSMatric, with a degree in Computer Science, Business Informatics, Mathematics, Statistics, Physics or Engineering. 3+ years of data engineering experience 3+ years of experience with any data warehouse technical architectures, ETL/ELT, and reporting/analytics tools including , but not limited to , any of the following combinations: (1) SSIS and SSRS, (2) ETL Frameworks, (3) Data conformance, (4) Caching, (5) Spark (6) AWS data builds The candidate having DBA ability and knowledge across at least 2 platforms (example: TSQL, SAS, PSQL, IBM VSAM, DynamoDB and DB2) will also be beneficial. Should be at least at a proficient level in at least one of Python, Java, C/C++ or similar Should be Proficient in bash/ksh, perl, SQL Some experience with R, AWS, XML, json, cron will be beneficial Experience with designing and implementing Cloud (AWS) solutions including use of APIs available. Some experience with Dev/OPS architecture, implementation and operation would be advantageous. Knowledge of Engineering and Operational Excellence using standard methodologies. Best practices in software engineering, data management, data storage, data computing and distributed systems to solve business problems with data. Some experience in applying SAFe/Scrum/Kanban methodologies. Knowledge and understanding of business process management lifecycle which covers the design, modelling, execution, monitoring, and optimization as well as business process reengineering. Good problem solving skills: The ability to exercise judgment in solving technical, operational, and organizational challenges, to identify issues proactively, to present solutions and options leading to resolution Good programming, performance tuning and troubleshooting skills, using the latest popular programming languages such as python, scala, java and suite of Microsoft languages C# and F# preferable.  COMPETENCIES:Collaboration and precise communication Establishing and maintaining strong working relationships with stakeholders across all levels Strategic thinking Leading with Influence Innovating and being curious about technology Quality in execution and outcomes Customer First attitude Personal Mastery (Learning) Problem Solving Data Management Working with ambiguity Working independently and within a team
Salary: Negotiable

Java Developer Reference No: 160946520 | Cape Town, South Africa | Posted on: 02 December 2022

PBT Group has an opportunity for a Java Developer to develop and codify application and software solutions that are bespoke, innovative and sustainable. Duties:Macro environmentEngage with the macro-environment to look for new opportunities, capabilities and trends that would add value to the required development work Suggest changes in executing work processes to better drive value and benefits for the business Prepare and share recommendations for process and systems improvements in relevant area of accountability Actively participate in team, cross-discipline and vendor-driven collaboration sessions or forums to increase understanding of the working environment (current and planned)Business alignmentPartner with BT and Business stakeholders to create integrated roadmaps to enable business requirements deliverySolution design and buildConsolidate and prepare solution design documentation Apply standards and governance in such a way as to develop the best fit solution for business Coordinate and apply various coding efforts Collate data on coding progress achieved Address and develop solutions to problems and risks arising from coding effortsTestDesign relevant test scripts/ test cases to best determine system readiness and usabilityService handoverProvide second tier support as requiredExperience:8+ years Java experience. Familiar with agile methodology Strong back end and front end development skills Strong SQL skills, especially on MSSQL Solid experience in the following technologies:SOA Microservices Docker Java Angular NodeJS Bootstrap Spring boot Hibernate Tomcat Jboss Nexus Teamcity Maven Kafka Experience with workflow tools like TIBCO AMX an advantage Experience with rules engines like Drools and advantageIn depth knowledge of:Relevant system/application development language Relevant development frameworks Coding for security best practice Agile/DevOps principles and applications Bespoke BU/FA knowledge Corporate and investment banking domain (preferred) Relevant banking regulations (preferred)Worked in an Agile/DevOps environment (preferred)Competencies:Analysis and Attention to Detail - ability to be systematic and rule orientated in gathering, reviewing and evaluating data from a variety of perspectives; includes the ability to work with precision and highlight inconsistencies and inaccuracies in detailed information. Big Picture Thinking - ability to integrate information from a variety of sources, discern complex underlying relationships and predict patterns for future growth. Drive and Results Orientation - self-starter and originator who maintains high levels of activity and produces a consistently high-quality output within agreed deadlines. Prompt and proactive in driving for results and sets demanding goals for self and others. Problem Solving – cuts to the core of issues and applies effective analysis, logic and creativity to identify and implement solutions. Customer Service Orientation - anticipates, recognises and meets the needs of internal and external clients or customers (however these are defined in the role), taking responsibility for maintaining the highest service standards and developing and sustaining productive client relationships. Building Relationships - capacity to put people at ease and build sound relationships based on mutual trust and openness.Qualifications/ Certification: Degree in relevant Technology OR Science OR Engineering field of study
Salary: Negotiable

Senior SAS Data Engineer / Analyst Developer Reference No: 259303637 | Johannesburg, South Africa | Posted on: 02 December 2022

PBT Group is looking for an experienced SAS Data Engineer to work with an existing team.   Duties:Focus is on ‘rebuilding and optimising’ ETL as part of an organisational and system change. Besides technical expertise, it will be required to assist and guide younger team members.  Experience:Main technologies – SAS (using the Base SAS application, Enterprise Guide & SAS Scripting) 5+ Years’ Experience in complex SAS Programming and Strong Data Integration experience handling disparate Data Sources using SAS ACCESS engines and the related Pass-through. AWS experience is a plus.  Qualifications/ Certification:A degree in Computer Science / Information Systems / Business Administration / Commerce or equivalent SAS Certification would be an advantage
Salary: Negotiable

SAS Data Engineer Reference No: 511642718 | Johannesburg, South Africa | Posted on: 02 December 2022

PBT Group is looking for a SAS Developer. A minimum of 3+ years of experience is required, and strong Base SAS experience is compulsory. Financial Industry experience would be an advantage.   The resource needs to have strong data manipulation skills, specifically using the SAS environment. Must be able to convert SAS reports to SQL.   SKILLS REQUIRED:Strong SAS Base experience Strong SQL skills SAS Macros experience would be an advantage SAS DI Studio experience would be an advantage Strong data manipulation skills Financial Industry experience would be a huge advantage.  QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:Matric and relevant degree/diploma  PERSONAL SKILLS REQUIRED:Acting with Integrity. Able to Build Relationships. Communicating with Impact. SDLC Knowledge. Working in Teams. Service oriented.
Salary: Negotiable

AWS Data Engineer Reference No: 1160435330 | Cape Town, South Africa | Posted on: 02 December 2022

PBT Group has an opportunity for an Intermediate Data Engineer. The Data Engineer must have experience in migrating legacy to AWS Lambda.   Duties:Assist in designing and implementing scalable and robust processes for ingesting and transforming datasets. Design, implement and support the creation and maintenance of data pipelines from a multitude of sources. Ingest large, complex data sets that meet functional and non-functional requirements. Enable the business to solve the problem of working with large volumes of data in diverse formats, and in doing so, enable innovative solutions. Design and build bulk and delta data lift patterns for optimal extraction, transformation, and loading of data. Supports the organisation’s cloud strategy and aligns to the data architecture and governance including the implementation of these data governance practices. Engineer data in the appropriate formats for downstream customers, risk and product analytics or enterprise applications. Development of API’s for returning data to Enterprise Applications. Assist in identifying, designing and implementing robust process improvement activities to drive efficiency and automation for greater scalability. This includes looking at new solutions and new ways of working and being on the forefront of emerging technologies. Work with various stakeholders across the organisation to understand data requirements and apply technical knowledge of data management to solve key business problems.Provide support in the operational environment with all relevant support teams for data services. Create and maintain functional requirements and system specifications in support of data architecture and detailed design specifications for current and future designs. Support, test and deployment of new services and features. Design and Implement actionable Alerts, Monitoring and Observability using various toolsets that support our resilience including DR activities Design and build Data validation and reconciliation alerts from source  Required Skills:Strong modular system design skills. Conventional and data warehouse modeling skills are required, in order to understand the various data models and to define the mappings between them. System analysis and design skills are necessary to design and document the data extractions and transformations. Expert knowledge of the capabilities of the ETL tools being used, to know what their capabilities and shortcomings are – in order to exploit or avoid those aspects in the ETL program designs. Good organisation, planning and basic management skills. Good interpersonal and communication skills. Decision making and problem solving skills.  Required Qualifications / Training:Relevant data warehouse and BI solution training is essential. B.Sc. or related degree is advantageous. 
Salary: Negotiable

Senior Solutions Architect Reference No: 796918083 | Cape Town, South Africa | Posted on: 23 November 2022

The Solution Architect primarily works with the product owner team by providing business process alignment and technical leadership to craft a solution that is fit for purpose from a business perspective. Consequently they focus their attention on both smaller and large facet of the solution to make sure that it engineered and fit the operate model Focuses on the technical and business feasibility of a solution and ensure that it fits within well-established patterns and guidelines laid down by the enterprise architects and Lead solution architects. Takes responsibility for the quality, commercial compliance and technical integrity of the solution being delivered back into the business. Works actively with senior technology / platform systems analysts from across the operational space (both internal subject matter experts and those of the chosen suppliers). Work with other domain architects in the program including cloud infrastructure, technology and domain specific architects.   Skills, Qualifications and Experience required:Matric B Sc IT Technical skills. (AWS, APIs, Serverless) Software modelling. Grasp of IT concepts, patterns, principles Policy Administration knowledge Cloud certification  CompetenciesStrategic Change as a Way of Executing Leading with influence Collaboration (Diversity & Inclusion) Agile Innovation Customer First, Personal Mastery (Lifelong Learning)  Duties: ComplianceEnsures delivery fits within the guidelines laid down by the enterprise / solution practice architects and is in compliance with the IT strategy. Oversees the implementation of new solutions to ensure they adhere to the signed off solution architecture designs.  Financial ControlUnderstands the fiscal components of a solution to ensure it satisfies the commercial requirements of the business and is sustainable, adaptable and practical within the RUN model.  Personal EffectivenessAbility to operate in a dedicated agile environment and to use typical agile method tools Ability to explain the complex in laymans terms to bring technology to the masses Accepts and lives the company values Accountable for service delivery through own efforts Collaborates effectively with others to achieve personal results. Individually accountable for managing own time, tasks and output quality for periods of 3 months to 1 year. Plans workload vs work demand for a small team of solution architects.  StrategyModels and defines the financial implications and considerations of potential solutions. Models, defines and collaborates around designs with business and enterprise stakeholders. Provides options and recommendations to business stakeholders to ensure that they can make the best business decisions based on the different solution alternatives and patterns.  Technical ConsultationAnalyses business processes to determine how IT investment could deliver value through improved cycle times, lower costs, improved quality. Builds the detailed transition plan for the more effective exploitation of IT investments. Defines a solution and ensure that it:Meets the business requirements Meets the non-functional requirements Fits within the guidelines laid down by the enterprise / solution practice architects Is in compliance with the IT strategy. Can be readily leveraged by other parts of the businessResponds to stakeholder needs and influences the development of alternative solutions.   
Salary: Negotiable

Head of Software Engineering Reference No: 1495900448 | Cape Town, South Africa | Posted on: 21 November 2022

PBT Group has a vacancy open for Head of Software Engineering. The Head of Software Engineering is responsible for the development of high-quality designs and solutions and the integration of these at the Enterprise level.   This role guides the technical design and the development and maintenance of software and other digital applications or services. The role incumbent will lead a team that will be expected to create prototypes, develop user-centered software, and advise on technical specifications. This role requires fundamentals in engineering practices, and an analytical and data-driven approach to problem-solving while following the DevOps model so that teams are empowered to own the full development and support the software development life cycle. The successful incumbent also has a track record of leading Software Engineering teams, driving outcome-based performance.   You will be responsible for managing cross-functional agile teams through our full SDLC from estimation to delivery as well as having direct report responsibility for the engineering staff. To be successful, you will need to collaborate with our Product Management, Design, Quality Engineering, Technical Architecture, and Systems organisations on everything from roadmap estimation to project execution and delivery.   The Head of Software Engineering is also the Chapter Lead for software engineering within the bank and is responsible for the driving improvement of standard practices that are required to deliver quality of solutions. This will involve growing the engineering capability through establishing guardrails and best practice, research and development and building a community for engineers to learn and share.     Duties:Able to roll up their sleeves and play a hands-on role while building a world class team. Responsible for the development of high-quality designs and solutions and the integration of these at the Enterprise level. Set technical standards and SDLC processes. Expected to provide guidance and thought leadership for technical design, and the development and maintenance of software and other digital applications or services. Provide leadership and direction for team of software engineers who are accountable for creating prototypes, developing user-centred software, advise on technical specifications, and who research new techniques. Provide technical and career mentoring for the engineering organization. Provides sizing and scoping for development work required at the enterprise level. Operates as a subject matter expert and thought leader across program initiatives. Work with your engineering team and leads to plan and track development of all projects through delivery to production Responsible for the software development life cycle, taking the lead on software development projects. Apply engineering principles for design, development, maintenance, testing and evaluation of software. Ensure that software development tasks are well coordinated. Apply knowledge relating to the Architecture of relevant systems. Balance trade-offs between design and implementation. Client engagement at the Executive level to drive new products/ features and to ensure operational excellence. Enable rapid iteration. Ensure systems are scalable, fault tolerant and robust. Working in an environment that is forever looking forward to preparing for the future. This is due to the platform being highly available with a large customer base that will continue to grow. Experience in this area is highly sought. Assure that security and accessibility continue to be primary goals in construction of any software. The solutions are mainly built using AWS cloud infrastructure Coordinate estimation of operational costs associated with updated/new functionality with our systems organization. Cultivate a culture of testing and automation throughout the engineering organization. Advocate and advance software engineering practices in teams Drive the creation and adoption of standards and best practices for software development that is delivered on time and of high quality Help develop and evangelize great engineering and organizational practices Collaborate with the product engineering management (Design, Product, QA and IT) team to improve visibility, processes, and communication mechanisms. Create platforms of engagement for software engineers to collaborate and share knowledge. Ensure consistency of methodologies is followed Full-stack software development experience and capability Experience or comfort working with native mobile apps Experience with modern technologies (Flutter, AWS, Azure, Kafka, Kinesis, relational database systems (MySQL) and ability to work with large databases Understanding and knowledge of scaling and proven track record of scaling systems Experience growing and developing people Experience profiling and optimizing code on all tiers of an application Experience leading agile chapters and/or engineering practices  Required Skills & Experience:7 years+ Software Development experience A successful track record working as an engineering leader across multiple teams Experience leading and contributing to software architecture Experience leading software engineering practices Experience establishing and organizing communities of practices Experience with systems that leverage near real-time data to drive personalized experiences Experience working with consumer facing digital products Experience with systems which have sophisticated access control/configuration capabilities Exceptional written and oral communication skills Exceptional critical thinking and analytical skills, with the ability to quickly understand complex systems and data Experience balancing managing direct reports and making contributions to the software Experience providing project visibility to senior management Passion for data driven decision making and continuous process improvement  Qualifications/ Certification:Matric Degree in Computer Science/ Engineering/ Mathematics or related. 
Salary: Negotiable

Business Analyst Reference No: 2460317181 | Johannesburg, South Africa | Posted on: 21 November 2022

PBT Group has an opportunity for a Business Analyst with Analysis experience.   The Business Analyst is responsible for bridging the gap between business and technology and/software solutions team. Contributing to the documentation of business & stakeholder requirements. The Business Analyst is responsible for assessing impact, identifying solution requirements, and recommending the outcome.   Duties:Interacting with all relevant stakeholders and conducting business process needs analysis to understand requirements with an objective of producing a concise business case. Analyse and understand business requirements to identify changes and additions required to meet the business requirements. Conduct impact analysis to identify and understand risk associated with an enhancement or project as well as input to risk mitigation strategies. Make recommendations based on the interpretation of business requirements, ensure that all impacts have been carefully considered, analyzed and the resulting procedure and system configuration is the most appropriate and best meets the business need. Be responsible for providing multi-disciplinary teams with user stories and coaching to define the business driven acceptance criteria and test cases. Proactively support the uplift of Agile practices and foster a culture of continual service improvement. Communicate needed changes to development & testing team and ensure implementation thereof. Estimate the financial or other benefits of changes to processes, risks and/or potential impact and report to the relevant stakeholders if relevant. Participate in and facilitate relevant Agile ceremonies and rituals: Backlog Refinement, Daily Stand-up, Iteration / Release Planning, Showcases / Sprint Review, Retrospective.  Required Knowledge and ExperienceMinimum 6 years’ working experience in IT business analysis – (3 years of which should be in the Short-Term insurance environment) Agile/Scrum knowledge Working understanding of JIRA or similar case management system 1-2 years Data/systems migration, development and integration  Qualifications/ Certification:Matric Business analysis certification Bachelor’s Degree in Business and/or relevant Information Systems qualification Agile certification Technical qualifications 
Salary: Negotiable

Senior Data Analyst Reference No: 1249304498 | Cape Town, South Africa | Posted on: 15 November 2022

The end of the year is around the corner. It's a perfect time to start looking for a new start in 2023. Join PBT as a Data Analyst with experience in Data Engineering.The role requires a strong understanding of Base SAS for data ETL. SAS Procedures that are used to create the analytics base tables Has worked extensively with MS SQL  Understanding of basic statistics like average and standard deviation. Ability to translate business requirements into non-technical terms Strong analytical thinking and problem-solving abilities Ability to collect, organize, analyze, and disseminate significant amounts of information Attention to detail and accuracyFind our more about this roles and others we currently have within PBT Look forward to hearing from you. Warm regards Debbie Boucher  
Salary: Negotiable

SQL BI Developer Reference No: 3951591681 | Cape Town, South Africa | Posted on: 31 October 2022

PBT Group has a requirement for a Microsoft BI Developer who knows SSIS, SSAS and SSRS. REQUIRED SKILLS: - Microsoft BI: Strong SQL, SSIS, SSAS, SSRS - Strong modular system design skills. - Conventional and data warehouse modelling skills are required, in order to understand the various data models and to define the mappings between them. - System analysis and design skills are necessary to design and document the data extractions and transformations. - Expert knowledge of the capabilities of the ETL tools being used, to know what their capabilities and shortcomings are – in order to exploit or avoid those aspects in the ETL program designs. - Good organisation, planning and basic management skills. - Good interpersonal and communication skills. - Decision making and problem solving skills.   REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS / TRAINING: - Relevant data warehouse and BI solution training is essential. - B.Sc. or related degree is advantageous. - 5+ years programming experience.   DUTIES: Duties: Back-end - Design, develop, test and deploy ETL for ODS and data mart projects, as well as application and management reports. - Provide technical support, troubleshooting and upgrade setup or support on ETL and database related issues. - Research and evaluate alternative IT solutions to make appropriate recommendations to meet the business needs for management information. - Perform root cause analysis, performance monitoring and application related issues. - Review IT work products from the team members for completeness and quality. - Accurately translate business requirement to technical documentation and test case or results. - Analyse and map data from source systems to target operational data stores and data marts. - Maintain and provide application support in production. - Code or folder migration from one environment to another as part of release management. - Participation in all aspects of quality assurance. - Active participation in systems integration and user acceptance testing.   Duties: Front-End - Create and maintain the end user applications, typically using off-the-shelf data access software or conventional query- and reporting tools. - Develop the semantic layer, metadata, reports and report definitions. - Develop graphs and portal interfaces. - Load and maintain the metadata for the data access tool. - Troubleshoot BI tools, systems and software; performance-tune these applications as necessary. - Produce complex, efficient, error-free reporting solutions and related documentation. - BI front end development on data structures, cubes, reporting, dashboards, etc.
Salary: Negotiable

BI Fullstack Developer Reference No: 2292654372 | Cape Town, South Africa | Posted on: 31 October 2022

PBT Group currently has an opportunity role for a who will establish new technology components and reusable solution patterns. You be responsible for developing warehousing blueprints, evaluating hardware and software platforms and integrating systems as well as translating needs into long-term architecture solutions.  About the role:Create design standards, patterns and principles. management, development and modelling. Engage with a wide range of technical stakeholders including scientists, analysts, engineers, database administrators and solutions architects.About you:Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Statistics, Informatics, Information Systems, Engineering or another quantitative field or, National Diploma in an Information Technology related discipline preferred 3 - 8 years related experience Application and data engineering background with a solid background in is required architecture design and delivery experience preferred Experience in 3 or more of the following areas is required:Database technologies (e.g. SAP Hana, Teradata or similar) and database development (Views, Functions and Stored Procedure development) components including HDFS, Hive, Spark, Oozie and Impala Object-oriented/object functional scripting languages: , , Scala or related ETL tools (e.g. SAP Services) Event/Streaming based pipelines (e.g. Kafka or Nifi) warehousing (Kimball and Vault patterns are preferred) and dimensional modelling (OLAP and MDX experience)
Salary: Negotiable

Full-Stack Technical Lead (SQL, Hadoop, Python) Reference No: 1506357716 | Cape Town, South Africa | Posted on: 31 October 2022

Guided by Architecture and a Technical Team Lead you will be responsible for establishing new technology components and reusable solution patterns that can be leveraged by business facing development teams in their day-to-day solutions. You will constantly be developing and setting new principles, standards, processes, procedures and guidelines for the wider BI community. You should be able to communicate technical information to technical teams, as well as be competent in communicating challenges and solutions to project and operational leadership. An understanding of data management solutions and a keen sense of the strategic value of information to an organisation will be of importance. You will also be responsible for developing data warehousing blueprints, evaluating hardware and software platforms and integrating systems; translating business needs into long-term architecture solutions.    The successful technical lead will have the following traits:Ability to define a structured approach to problem solving and delivery against it. Ability to create design standards, patterns and principles. Ability to define a structured approach to problem solving and delivery against it. Creation of role specific design standards, patterns and principles. Data management, development and modelling. Engage with a wide range of technical stakeholders including data scientists, business analysts, data engineers, database administrators and solutions architects. Mentor Junior Full Stack Developers.  Experience3 - 8 years related experience Application and data engineering background with a solid background in SQL is required Data architecture design and delivery experience preferred Experience in 3 or more of the following areas are required:Database technologies (e.g. SAP Hana, Teradata or similar) and database development (Views, Functions and Stored Procedure development) Hadoop components including HDFS, Hive, Spark, Oozie and Impala Object-oriented/object functional scripting languages: Python, Java, Scala or related ETL tools (e.g. SAP Data Services) Event/Streaming based data pipelines (e.g. Kafka or Nifi) Data warehousing (Kimball and Data Vault patterns are preferred) and dimensional data modelling (OLAP and MDX experience)  QualificationBachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Statistics, Informatics, Information Systems, Engineering or another quantitative field or, National Diploma in an Information Technology related discipline preferred  Knowledge and SkillsIT Data Analysis Project Oversight Reporting and Administration Quality, Compliance and Accreditation Business Requirements Definition Technologies  Personal AttributesManages complexity - Contributing independently Optimises work processes - Contributing independently Organisational savvy - Contributing independently Plans and aligns - Contributing independently  Core CompetenciesBeing resilient - Contributing independently Collaborates - Contributing independently Cultivates innovation - Contributing independently Customer focus - Contributing independently Drives results - Contributing independently
Salary: Negotiable

Data Analyst Reference No: 2794269104 | Cape Town, South Africa | Posted on: 31 October 2022

PBT Group is looking for a talented Data Analyst who will be responsible for sourcing and transforming a wide range of data across the business into formats that can be used by end-users to develop differentiating business insights.   We are looking for an individual with experience in using a variety of data tools, analysis methods and data visualization to turn data into actionable insights with demonstrable business impact. About the role:Data Preparation Analysis and Visualisation Stakeholder Engagement Data IntegrationAbout you:Functional experience in analytics, data visualisation or reporting 2-5 years of experience performing data analysis in a BI environment. Experience with reporting packages Demonstrated experience in handling large data sets and relational databases with proven SQL skills. Ability to comply with and manage data assets under a strict governance framework. Experience in agile development desired Ability to work with data profiling, data quality and reference data toolsets. Knowledge of the following BI processes and methodologies: SQL, application, information architecture and ETL procedures Data integration 
Salary: Negotiable

Microsoft BI Developer Reference No: 1599000255 | Cape Town, South Africa | Posted on: 31 October 2022

PBT Group has a requirement for a Microsoft BI Developer who knows SSIS, SSAS and SSRS.   REQUIRED SKILLS: - Microsoft BI: Strong SQL, SSIS, SSAS, SSRS - Strong modular system design skills. - Conventional and data warehouse modelling skills are required, in order to understand the various data models and to define the mappings between them. - System analysis and design skills are necessary to design and document the data extractions and transformations. - Expert knowledge of the capabilities of the ETL tools being used, to know what their capabilities and shortcomings are – in order to exploit or avoid those aspects in the ETL program designs. - Good organisation, planning and basic management skills. - Good interpersonal and communication skills. - Decision making and problem solving skills.   REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS / TRAINING: - Relevant data warehouse and BI solution training is essential. - B.Sc. or related degree is advantageous. - 5+ years programming experience.   DUTIES: Duties: Back-end - Design, develop, test and deploy ETL for ODS and data mart projects, as well as application and management reports. - Provide technical support, troubleshooting and upgrade setup or support on ETL and database related issues. - Research and evaluate alternative IT solutions to make appropriate recommendations to meet the business needs for management information. - Perform root cause analysis, performance monitoring and application related issues. - Review IT work products from the team members for completeness and quality. - Accurately translate business requirement to technical documentation and test case or results. - Analyse and map data from source systems to target operational data stores and data marts. - Maintain and provide application support in production. - Code or folder migration from one environment to another as part of release management. - Participation in all aspects of quality assurance. - Active participation in systems integration and user acceptance testing.   Duties: Front-End - Create and maintain the end user applications, typically using off-the-shelf data access software or conventional query- and reporting tools. - Develop the semantic layer, metadata, reports and report definitions. - Develop graphs and portal interfaces. - Load and maintain the metadata for the data access tool. - Troubleshoot BI tools, systems and software; performance-tune these applications as necessary. - Produce complex, efficient, error-free reporting solutions and related documentation. - BI front end development on data structures, cubes, reporting, dashboards, etc.
Salary: Negotiable

Python Backend Engineer Reference No: 1790314125 | Cape Town, South Africa | Posted on: 31 October 2022

  PBT Group has an opportunity for a Python Backend Engineer. The Python Backend Engineer is responsible for understanding requirements and building solutions under a serverless architecture model. The Python Backend Engineer reports directly to the Product Owner and the Team Leader.   Duties:Build solutions from requirements received from product owner. Be able to work in agile environment. Able to build POC solutions and demonstrate/present. Able to elaborate and present his work efforts twice a month in open meeting company sessions. Be able to brainstorm solutions with team member. Good communication skills. Be available to work in an office when it’s necessary. Be able to report on his work using agile tools such as JIRA. Be able to elaborate and document his work in confluence. Communicative and proactive.  Experience:AWS components such as Lambda, SQS, Dynamo DB AWS API Gateway Terraform Python 3.9 Pytest Knowledge of Rest API integrations Openapi, swagger GitHub actions for CI CD Docker and Docker compose Makefile Apache velocity language  Qualifications/ Certification:A degree in Computer Science / Information Systems / Business Administration / Commerce or equivalent 
Salary: Negotiable

Data Engineer Reference No: 2841535276 | Cape Town, South Africa | Posted on: 31 October 2022

We currently have numerous vacancies for Data Engineers skilled in tools such as the Microsoft Stack (SSIS, SSRS, SSAS), Power BI, AWS, Azure, DataStage, SAS etc.   Duties:Design, develop, test and deploy ETL for ODS and data mart projects, as well as application and management reports. Provide technical support, troubleshooting and upgrade setup or support on ETL and database related issues. Research and evaluate alternative IT solutions to make appropriate recommendations to meet the business needs for management information. Perform root cause analysis, performance monitoring and application related issues. Review IT work products from the team members for completeness and quality. Accurately translate business requirement to technical documentation and test case or results. Analyse and map data from source systems to target operational data stores and data marts. Maintain and provide application support in production. Code or folder migration from one environment to another as part of release management. Participation in all aspects of quality assurance. Active participation in systems integration and user acceptance testing.  Required Skills:Strong modular system design skills. Conventional and data warehouse modeling skills are required, in order to understand the various data models and to define the mappings between them. System analysis and design skills are necessary to design and document the data extractions and transformations. Expert knowledge of the capabilities of the ETL tools being used, to know what their capabilities and shortcomings are – in order to exploit or avoid those aspects in the ETL program designs. Good organisation, planning and basic management skills. Good interpersonal and communication skills. Decision making and problem solving skills.  Required Qualifications / Training:Relevant data warehouse and BI solution training is essential. B.Sc. or related degree is advantageous. 5+ years programming experience.
Salary: Negotiable

SQL BI Support Developer Reference No: 1264051954 | Cape Town, South Africa | Posted on: 31 October 2022

Main Purpose: Responsible for the support, enhancement and optimization of the current BI Data Warehouse by managing service requests from users and the support of internal data management tasks. To be successful in this role you will need to have experience working with the Microsoft BI Stack and be well versed in the Ralph Kimball methodology.   Key Responsibilities:Offer support to information delivery production environment:Understand the current production environment and relevant processes Support the BI Team in maintaining the production environment, ensuring delivery of current information to the business on time, effectively collected, correctly transformed, audited, accurately published Develop, maintain and improve ETL jobs and related data warehouse models/objects/systems using ETL tools and coding primarily in Transact-SQL Work closely with the BI Architect and BI Administrator to streamline data flows between internal/external systems and the BIDW Testing and reconciliation of warehouse data to source data to ensure data integrity Efficient and effective resolution of production issues, and users requests for information Monitor the environment to proactively engage in prevention activities and to maintain an environment that is easy to understand and troubleshoot Recurring standby to support and resolve operational issues encountered in the day to day operations of the BIWH production environment User supportProvide a support service to users on data and information to satisfy user needs Analysis of new requirements and adjusting the design of existing star schemas or designing new star schemas to meet query / reporting requirements Adapt ETL processes to accommodate changes in source systems and new business user requirements  Key Competencies:Strong analytical, problem solving and conceptual thinking skills essential Ability to take ownership of problems assigned and find innovative solutions Attention to detail and commitment to delivery is important Must be a team player with a positive attitude Must be able to work to and manage deadlines Flexible, able to change focus when required Excellent communication skills  Qualifications and Experience:Relevant tertiary qualification in Information Technology or similar At least 5 years’ commercial Business Intelligence (Microsoft Stacks) development Intermediate to Advanced skill level in using MS-SQL/T-SQL and SSIS Exposure to Self-Service BI using Power-BI will be an advantage SSRS, SSAS (multi-dimensional and tabular), MDX Working Understanding of Ralph Kimball methodology including good grasp of dimensional modeling and efficient ETL techniques with focus on MS SQL Server Experience in Business Intelligence environment in Financial Services or Retail industry – desirable Exposure in working within an agile project environment will be an added advantage Experience in a SQL Database Administrator or BI Administrator role will be an advantage Experience using a meta-data repository to manage ETL processes and data lineage will be an advantage Experience using Team Foundation (or a similar product) as version control system will be an advantage  Other technologies in use:ActiveBatch Visio / Erwin modelling tools Visual Studio Cognos / Tableau Python
Salary: Negotiable

Senior Data Engineer Reference No: 3744245156 | Johannesburg, South Africa | Posted on: 31 October 2022

To complement the existing cross-functional team, PBT Group is looking for a Senior Lead Data Engineer who will design and implement scalable and robust processes to support the data engineering capability. This role will be responsible for implementing and supporting large-scale data ecosystems across the Group. This thought leader will use best practices in cloud engineering, data management and data storage to continue our drive to optimize the way that data is stored, consumed and ultimately democratized. The incumbent will also collaborate with stakeholders across the organisation with use of the Data Engineering practices to facilitate the improvement in the way that data is stored and consumed.  Design and implement scalable and robust processes for ingesting and transforming complex datasets. Designs, develops, constructs, maintains and supports data pipelines for ETL from a multitude of sources. Creates blueprints for data management systems to centralize, protect, and maintain data sources. Focused on data stewardship and curation, the data engineer enables the data scientist to run their models and analyses to achieve the desired business outcomes Ingest large, complex data sets that meet functional and non-functional requirements. Enable the business to solve the problem of working with large volumes of data in diverse formats, and in doing so, enable innovative solutions. Design and build bulk and delta data lift patterns for optimal extraction, transformation, and loading of data. Ensure that all data solutions support the organisation’s cloud strategy and aligns to the data architecture and governance including implementation of these data governance practices. Engineer data in the appropriate formats for downstream customers, risk and product analytics or enterprise applications. Development of API’s for returning data to Enterprise Applications. Identify, design and implement robust process improvement activities to drive efficiency and automation for greater scalability. This includes looking at new solutions and new ways of working and being on the forefront of emerging technologies Work with various stakeholders across the organisation to understand data requirements and apply deep technical knowledge of data management to solve key business problems. Provide specialised support in the operational environment with all relevant support teams for data services. Effective management of demand across the various data streams and use cases. Create and maintain functional requirements, system process and system specifications in support of data architecture and detailed design specifications for current and future designs. Support test and deployment of new services and features. Provides technical leadership to a team of intermediate and junior data engineers, and Quality Assurance engineers. Ensure robust collaboration and alignment with Group Solution, Data and Security Architects and manages engagement with business stakeholders effectively.  ROLE & QUALIFICATIONS REQUIREMENTSMatric, with a degree in Computer Science, Business Informatics, Mathematics, Statistics, Physics or Engineering. 5+ years of data engineering experience 5+ years of experience with any data warehouse technical architectures, ETL/ELT, and reporting/analytics tools including , but not limited to , any of the following combinations: (1) SSIS and SSRS, (2) ETL Frameworks, (3) Data conformance, (4) Caching, (5) Hadoop (6), AWS data builds The candidate having DBA ability and knowledge across at least 2 platforms (example: TSQL, SAS, PSQL, IBM VSAM, DynamoDB and DB2) will also be beneficial. Tends towards Full-Stack engineer with experience across a broad spectrum of technology domains, technologies and Engineering practices Highly Proficient in at least one of Python, Java, C/C++ or similar Should be Proficient in bash/ksh, perl, SQL Experience with R, Python, AWS, XML, json, cron Experience with designing and implementing Cloud (AWS) solutions including full use of all APIs available. Experience with Dev/OPS architecture, implementation and operation. Knowledge of Engineering and Operational Excellence using standard methodologies. Best practices in software engineering, data management, data storage, data computing and distributed systems to solve business problems with data. Experience in applying SAFe/Scrum/Kanban methodologies. Knowledge and understanding of business process management lifecycle which covers the design, modelling, execution, monitoring, and optimization as well as business process reengineering. Strong problem solving skills demonstrating the ability to exercise judgment in solving technical, operational, and organizational challenges. Identify issues proactively and present solutions and options leading to a stable and resilient resolution. Expert programming, performance tuning and troubleshooting skills, using the latest popular programming languages such as python, scala, java and suite of Microsoft languages C# and F# preferable.  COMPETENCIES:Collaboration and precise communication Establishing and maintaining strong working relationships with stakeholders across all levels Strategic thinking Leading with Influence Innovating and being curious about technology Quality in execution and outcomes Customer First attitude Personal Mastery (Learning) Problem Solving Data Management Working with ambiguity Working independently and within a team
Salary: Negotiable

Oracle PL/SQL Data Engineer Reference No: 4017810973 | Johannesburg, South Africa | Posted on: 31 October 2022

An opportunity exists for an Oracle ETL / Data warehousing developer, responsible for ongoing design, delivery and maintenance of the Client Enterprise Data Warehouse.   Candidates must have a thorough knowledge of the full data warehouse lifecycle and strong ETL skills. The successful applicant will possess a combination of strong data warehousing development skills.   SKILLS REQUIRED: - 5+ years of Oracle BI PL/SQL experience - PowerBI experience would be highly advantageous - Data Analysis and Data mapping experience - Understanding of data warehouse architectures and environments - Understanding of complex data structures/ data models and data modelling tools - Understanding of data quality issues and design of data cleansing processes - Experience of tuning and optimizing ETL processes - Excellent SQL, PL/SQL and ETL skills - Understanding of Oracle warehousing technology - Ability to work in a team environment - Logical thinker with problem solving skills - Thoroughness and attention to detail - Delivery focused - Positive attitude.  
Salary: Negotiable

Senior SAS Data Engineer / Analyst Developer Reference No: 3143458898 | Johannesburg, South Africa | Posted on: 31 October 2022

PBT Group is looking for an experienced SAS Data Engineer to work with an existing team.   Duties:Focus is on ‘rebuilding and optimising’ ETL as part of an organisational and system change. Besides technical expertise, it will be required to assist and guide younger team members.  Experience:Main technologies – SAS (using the Base SAS application, Enterprise Guide & SAS Scripting) 5+ Years’ Experience in complex SAS Programming and Strong Data Integration experience handling disparate Data Sources using SAS ACCESS engines and the related Pass-through. AWS experience is a plus.  Qualifications/ Certification:A degree in Computer Science / Information Systems / Business Administration / Commerce or equivalent SAS Certification would be an advantage
Salary: Negotiable

SQL BI Developer Reference No: 3103223762 | Johannesburg, South Africa | Posted on: 31 October 2022

PBT Group has a requirement for a Microsoft BI Developer who knows SSIS, SSAS and SSRS. REQUIRED SKILLS: - Microsoft BI: Strong SQL, SSIS, SSAS, SSRS - Strong modular system design skills. - Conventional and data warehouse modelling skills are required, in order to understand the various data models and to define the mappings between them. - System analysis and design skills are necessary to design and document the data extractions and transformations. - Expert knowledge of the capabilities of the ETL tools being used, to know what their capabilities and shortcomings are – in order to exploit or avoid those aspects in the ETL program designs. - Good organisation, planning and basic management skills. - Good interpersonal and communication skills. - Decision making and problem solving skills.   REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS / TRAINING: - Relevant data warehouse and BI solution training is essential. - B.Sc. or related degree is advantageous. - 5+ years programming experience.   DUTIES: Duties: Back-end - Design, develop, test and deploy ETL for ODS and data mart projects, as well as application and management reports. - Provide technical support, troubleshooting and upgrade setup or support on ETL and database related issues. - Research and evaluate alternative IT solutions to make appropriate recommendations to meet the business needs for management information. - Perform root cause analysis, performance monitoring and application related issues. - Review IT work products from the team members for completeness and quality. - Accurately translate business requirement to technical documentation and test case or results. - Analyse and map data from source systems to target operational data stores and data marts. - Maintain and provide application support in production. - Code or folder migration from one environment to another as part of release management. - Participation in all aspects of quality assurance. - Active participation in systems integration and user acceptance testing.   Duties: Front-End - Create and maintain the end user applications, typically using off-the-shelf data access software or conventional query- and reporting tools. - Develop the semantic layer, metadata, reports and report definitions. - Develop graphs and portal interfaces. - Load and maintain the metadata for the data access tool. - Troubleshoot BI tools, systems and software; performance-tune these applications as necessary. - Produce complex, efficient, error-free reporting solutions and related documentation. - BI front end development on data structures, cubes, reporting, dashboards, etc.
Salary: Negotiable

Project Manager Reference No: 2912410579 | Johannesburg, South Africa | Posted on: 31 October 2022

PBT Group has an opportunity for a Project Manager in the Insurance Industry.   The project manager is responsible for the direction, coordination, implementation, executive, control and completion of the project while remaining aligned with the strategy, commitments and goals of the organization.   Project management responsibilities include the coordination and completion of projects on time within budget and within scope following the Minimum Standards Framework. Oversee all aspects of projects. Set deadlines, assign responsibilities, and monitor and summarize progress of project. Prepare reports for upper management regarding status of project.   The successful candidate will work directly with clients to ensure deliverables fall within the applicable scope and budget. He or she will coordinate with other departments to ensure all aspects of each project are compatible.   May need to rely on limited experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Perform a variety of tasks. Lead and direct the work of other team members. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. Reports to head of PMO.     Duties:Coordinate internal resources and third parties/vendors for the flawless execution of multiple projects Ensure that all projects are delivered on-time, within scope and within budget Assist in the definition of project scope and objectives, involving all relevant internal stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility Ensure resource availability and allocation Develop a detailed project plan to monitor and track progress Manage changes to the project scope, project schedule, and project costs using appropriate verification techniques Measure performance using appropriate project management tools and techniques Report and escalate to management as needed Manage the relationship with the client and relevant stakeholders Perform risk management to minimize potential risks Establish and maintain relationships with stakeholders Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation Meet with clients to take detailed ordering briefs and clarify specific requirements of each project Track project performance, specifically to analyse the successful completion of short and long-term goals Meet budgetary objectives and make adjustments to project constraints based on financial analysis Develop comprehensive project plans to be shared with clients as well as other staff members Perform other related duties as assigned Develop spreadsheets, diagrams and process maps to document needs      Project manager requirements:Proven working experience in project managementMust be a strong project manager focused on driving delivery (i.e. willing to get their hands dirty to land the project), not just pushing Admin. This person will also be interacting regularly with one of our strong Exco members, so they must be able to stand their ground but also come across as professional with a high-quality output.Excellent client-facing and internal communication skills Excellent written and verbal communication skills Solid organizational skills including attention to detail and multitasking skills Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office Project Management Professional (PMP) / PRINCE II / CAPM certification is a plus Bachelor's Degree in appropriate field of study or equivalent work experience Experience with project management software tools and in particular Jira & Confluence  Project Manager skills & proficiencies:Excellent communication skills Problem-solving and leadership skills Project planning, risk management, time management and other project management skills Experience in strategic planning, risk management and/or change management Proficiency in project management software tools Conflict resolution experience  Qualifications/ Certification:Must have a degree in Computer Science / Information Systems / Business Administration / Commerce or equivalentProject Management Professional (PMP) / PRINCE II / CAPM certification is a plus 
Salary: Negotiable

Insights Analysts (Senior & Intermediate) Reference No: 1904537379 | Johannesburg, South Africa | Posted on: 31 October 2022

PBT Group has an opportunity for 2 Insights Analysts (1 x Senior & 1 x Intermediate) that will be responsible for the transformation to an insights-driven channel led organisation by automating standard reporting and enabling self-service insights. Use of advanced analytics/data science that leverages data to enhance growth, profitability and improve operational efficiency.     Duties:Develop information driven insights to identify trends and opportunities and provide solutions based on these insights.Manage data analysis and interpretation including modelling and simulation. Devise and promote creative data visualization to derive actionable intelligence. Forecast the performance of data relative to business needs. Develop recommendations based on data interpretation and analysis to transform behaviours. Develop automated tools and dashboards with IT team to provide real-time insights to business data. Design data integration from multiple systems into manageable data warehouses and analytic data models. Utilize strong research or technical skills to conduct business or industry-wide analysis of current and emerging best practices that support analytics engagement. Proactively improve analytic approaches, methodologies, data and reporting capabilities. Translate data analytics findings into actionable business insights. Critically evaluate information gathered from multiple sources and reconcile conflicts. Develop and deliver compelling presentation using data and graphics to communicate insights and implications for decision making. Provide subject matter expertise for all data related processes and analysis. Actively participate and influence continuous improvement to the organisations data warehousing and Business intelligence solutions with a motive for eliminating redundant and manual data extraction and processing. Extract meaning from complex data relationship and develop reports to enable effective use of the resulting knowledge. Drive change methodology and ensure implementation across all projectsWork with business to develop and implement change management strategies and plans that maximize user adoption and proficiency and minimize resistance by increasing benefit realization, value creation, ROI and the achievement of business results and outcomes. Continuous improvement to ensure effective serviceEnsure statutory and legislative knowledge is always current in order to resolve customer complaints, to advise the business on corrective solutions to mitigate risks and to improve the customer experience whilst complying with governance requirements. Ensure adherence to organisational policies, practices and procedures. Identify solutions to enhance cost effectiveness and increase operational efficiency. Service delivery to ensure customer satisfactionMaintain service, quality and desired outputs across the business process by ensuring compliance to tactical policies, procedures and standards. Establish productive operational relationships with key stakeholders in the various channels and administrative teams. Develop work routines in line with operational plans / schedules in order to manage achievement of service delivery goals. Share knowledge on, and participate in the creation of new standards, control systems and procedures to maintain service delivery. Ensure cost efficiency through financial and corporate governanceContribute to the development and implementation of fit for purpose budgets. Manage supplier relationships, and budgets associated with projects. Manage quality people practicesAlign own behaviour with the organisation culture and values. Share and transfer product, process and systems knowledge to colleagues. Collaborate and work with the HR and IT teams to deliver required service levels. Actively share information with other team members regarding successes, issues, trends and ideas.  Experience:Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, or Information systems. 5 – 8 years’ experience applying analytical methods to business problems. 3 – 5 years’ experience working in the general insurance industry. Data Science, with Data Analysis and Visualisation experience, and knowledge of the following technologies:Solid knowledge of statistical software (SAS, SPSS or R/Python) Solid knowledge of data query languages (SAS, SQL, VBA).  Qualifications/ Certification:A degree in Computer Science / Information Systems / Business Administration / Commerce or equivalent
Salary: R450 to R750

Data Scientist Reference No: 2872638149 | Johannesburg, South Africa | Posted on: 31 October 2022

PBT Group has an opportunity for a Data Scientist to build and implement (ML) models to improve business processes resulting in efficiencies and cost savings. Develop data driven insights to help identify trends and opportunities and provide solutions based on these insights. Provide in depth analysis of data using data mining and profiling techniques to understand current business challenges and predict future needs. Effective communication of results to stakeholders.   Duties:Develop information driven insights to identify trends and opportunities and provide solutions based on these insights.Manage data analysis and interpretation including modelling and simulation. Drive the advanced analytics capability within the team and company. Devise and promote creative data visualization to derive actionable intelligence. Forecast the performance of data relative to business needs. Develop recommendations based on data interpretation and analysis to transform behaviours. Develop automated tools and dashboards with IT team to provide real-time insights to business data. Design data integration from multiple systems into manageable data warehouses and analytic data models. Utilize strong research or technical skills to conduct business or industry-wide analysis of current and emerging best practices that support analytics engagement. Proactively improve analytic approaches, methodologies, data and reporting capabilities. Translate data analytics findings into actionable business insights. Critically evaluate information gathered from multiple sources and reconcile conflicts. Develop and deliver compelling presentation using data and graphics to communicate insights and implications for decision making. Provide subject matter expertise for all data related processes and analysis. Actively participate and influence continuous improvement to the organisations data warehousing and Business intelligence solutions with a motive for eliminating redundant and manual data extraction and processing. Extract meaning from complex data relationship and develop reports to enable effective use of the resulting knowledge. Develop information driven insights to identify trends and opportunities and provide solutions based on these insights.Manage data analysis and interpretation including modelling and simulation. Drive the advanced analytics capability within the team and company. Devise and promote creative data visualization to derive actionable intelligence. Forecast the performance of data relative to business needs. Develop recommendations based on data interpretation and analysis to transform behaviours. Develop automated tools and dashboards with IT team to provide real-time insights to business data. Design data integration from multiple systems into manageable data warehouses and analytic data models. Utilize strong research or technical skills to conduct business or industry-wide analysis of current and emerging best practices that support analytics engagement. Proactively improve analytic approaches, methodologies, data and reporting capabilities. Translate data analytics findings into actionable business insights. Drive change methodology and ensure implementation across all projectsWork with business to develop and implement change management strategies and plans that maximize user adoption and proficiency and minimize resistance by increasing benefit realization, value creation, ROI and the achievement of business results and outcomes. Continuous improvement to ensure effective serviceEnsure statutory and legislative knowledge is always current in order to resolve customer complaints, to advise the business on corrective solutions to mitigate risks and to improve the customer experience whilst complying with governance requirements. Ensure adherence to organisational policies, practices and procedures. Identify solutions to enhance cost effectiveness and increase operational efficiency. Service delivery to ensure customer satisfactionMaintain service, quality and desired outputs across the business process by ensuring compliance to tactical policies, procedures and standards. Establish productive operational relationships with key stakeholders in the various channels and administrative teams. Develop work routines in line with operational plans / schedules in order to manage achievement of service delivery goals. Share knowledge on, and participate in the creation of new standards, control systems and procedures to maintain service delivery. Ensure cost efficiency through financial and corporate governanceContribute to the development and implementation of fit for purpose budgets. Manage supplier relationships, and budgets associated with projects. Manage quality people practicesAlign own behaviour with the organisation culture and values. Share and transfer product, process and systems knowledge to colleagues. Collaborate and work with the HR and IT teams to deliver required service levels. Actively share information with other team members regarding successes, issues, trends and ideas.  Experience:Data science experience 5 – 8 years’ experience applying analytical methods to business problems, including build and implementation of models (machine learning, GLM, etc.) Experience working in the general insurance industry will be advantageous Knowledge of SAS, SQL, PYTHON and HADOOP Strategic: Is able to understand, identify and acts on broader opportunities in order to drive longer term, value-adding change. Applies judgement effectively. Identifies and acts on market and/or competitor trends/opportunities Customer: Putting the customer at the heart of business decisions and driving to improve value for customers. Collaboration: Creates trust, respect and builds meaningful relationships. Able to handle a wide range of relational challenges to ensure collaboration across boundaries. Leading with Influence: Influences and rallies people behind common goals; actively supports growth and inspires others to exceed expectations. Communicates clear strategies and objectives for own function. Innovation: Generates creative/out of the box solutions. Challenges the status quo and/or demonstrates ability to relate to challenges from a range of diverse but relevant perspectives. Willing to take calculated risks when introducing novel ideas. Personal Mastery: Learns and actively works to build self-awareness; develop through experience and feedback from others. Copes effectively with stress and has the resilience to take on stretching and challenging assignments. Adjusts effectively to work within new work structures; processes; requirements and cultures. Executing: Displays consistent energy, drive and perseverance in order to deliver results. Demonstrates a willingness to take calculated risks to achieve stretch performance goals.  Qualifications/ Certification:Bachelor’s/honours degree in either Mathematics/Statistics, Actuarial Science, Computer Science, or Information systems. 
Salary: Negotiable

Business Data Analyst Reference No: 2764156693 | Johannesburg, South Africa | Posted on: 31 October 2022

PBT Group has an opportunity for a Business / Data Analyst with a strong overall and in-depth understanding of credit processes, systems, information requirements, flows and functional system requirements.   Duties:Builds, develops and maintains the business processes for Credit to help identify and understand the workings of the business, and thereby to derive the business requirements and constraints that the resultant systems implementations must address (Including current and to-be business processes). Continuously updates and aligns the to-be business processes as business changes. Determine the impact of change of proposed projects on the business and on the IT systems supporting the business. Perform impact assessments on new requirement and their impact on upstream and downstream systems. During analysis ensure that the full end to end Credit system and their dependencies have been assessed. Supports the Credit Business Architecture and conforms to the Business Architecture standards. Analyse the gaps between the current and future state to determine the extent of change required to realise the future state objective. Identifies processes in need for re/design (e.g. due to inefficient operations) and identifies options to improve them gaining stakeholder buy-in. Document the end-to-end Credit process flows with reference to existing documentation generated to date i.e. capture the activities performed in a business process, inputs, outputs and resources used for those activities, including performance measures. Supports the efficiency measures and targets of end-to-end Credit processes including touch points in Business Units. Defining report requirements, functional and process specifications for business and IT changes, as part of the overall definition of solutions to support business needs. Understanding existing systems and all inter-dependencies (As Is analysis). Analysing business processes and system requirements, with ability to propose re-engineering or optimization of processes. Ensure projects within credit business architecture are aligned and delivered to achieve the to-be architecture. Following same definitions, business rules etc. Understanding functional and technical system specifications in order to be able to identify business solutions, opportunities and system limitations. Applying and influencing the use of Business Architecture guidelines to ensure consistent and high quality business requirements/functional/process specifications for any solution. Assisting Technical Designers in translating the business requirements and functional/process specifications into detailed technical requirements. Overseeing functional, integration and user acceptance testing activities to ensure that the delivered solution meets agreed business requirements and functional / process specifications. Identifying proactively operational problems and proposing solutions. Interfacing with other Business Analysts and Project Managers. Working closely with the technical architects in defining the systems landscape in Credit. Challenging business demands and identifying duplications or redundant needs across Credit. Creating, developing and maintaining a Credit business information model and guidelines for data input, processing and output. Provide expert advice to resources in Credit. Keeping abreast with changes in the business, in credit management and best practices.  Required Skills & Experience:Strong generic BA skills 2 - 5 years demonstrated practical experience in major projects / areas with relevant exposure to the credit business. Strong background in implementation of build and buy business solutions. Experience in the investment banking sector Ability to have a technical discussion Project Management experience gained in a complex Financial Service environment. Strong generic BA skills Data skills Good SQL knowledge Good knowledge on reporting tools and dash boarding Understanding of AI and analytics Understanding of warehousing and virtual warehouses Understudying of data integration Agile  Qualifications/ Certification:A degree in Computer Science / Information Systems / Business Administration / Commerce or equivalent
Salary: Negotiable

Snr Dev Tech Lead Architect Reference No: 1998764282 | Cape Town, South Africa | Posted on: 31 October 2022

PBT Group has an opportunity for a Snr Dev Tech Lead Architect for a position at an Investment client.   Duties:Data and Information Asset Management Develop, implement and manage the processes and mechanisms for classifying data and information assets in terms of its purpose, sensitivity and quality as well as the level of access control and protection applicable to it. Data Profiling and Data Quality ManagementDevelop, implement and manage the processes to assess data quality and diagnose and report issues for correction. Using data profiling and data quality monitoring & reporting tools, measure completeness, timeliness, accuracy, consistency, relevance and integrity, ensuring data is fit for its intended uses on the BI platform.Reference Data ManagementDevelop, implement and manage the processes for reference data on the BI platform as a special subset of master data that's used for classification throughout the organisation. This includes reference data that is externally mandated or internally authored.Metadata ManagementDevelop, implement and manage the processes for metadata (i.e. data about data) associated with the data on the BI platform. Develop and implement the end-to-end governance framework and model for creating, controlling and enhancing metadata on the BI platform.Data Lineage ManagementDevelop, implement and manage the processes that track the life-cycle of data on the BI platform from ingestion through to consumption as well as how it changes over time (Data lineage tracking is required for master data, reference data, transactional data and metadata on the BI platform.) Develop physical data management architectures, policies, and practices and oversee the execution of procedures to manage data across its lifecycle on the BI platform from acquisition to consumption.  Requirements & Experience8 to 10 years’ experience Relevant Data system experience in warehousing, ETL, Reporting, Management Reporting, Business Intelligence implementations, migrations and technology selection Relevant experience delivering business solutions using applicable technology Understanding of data flow from a technical and business perspective from source to output though Information management systems such as Data Warehouses and Data transformation hubs Understanding of Information Architecture domain (e,g DAMA / DMBOK) Define data management policies for governance purposes Ability to balance agility with risk in policy setting Understanding of enterprise implications of data policy as it relates to other policy domains: Security, Regulatory, Legal, Tax and Channel conflict Experience in warehousing, ETL, Reporting, Management Reporting, Business Intelligence implementations, migrations and technology selection Experience with Cloudera, HANA, Teradata would be preferential Demonstrated competence in business domain analysis, data warehousing (design and operations), and database design Demonstrated competence with benefits, design and management of structured and unstructured content and databases / repositories (SQL, NoSQL, HDFS/Hadoop distributions, etc.) and hands-on experience with specific products Demonstrated competence with Microsoft SQL Server, Oracle DBMS, SAP Business Objects, and related tools is valued Working knowledge and understanding of benefits and positioning of data virtualization Working knowledge of data science, data mining, OLAP programming, database management and programming, business process modelling and analysis Working knowledge of statistical computing and graphics programming languages (R, Python, etc.) Working knowledge of open source or commercial data visualization tools (Power BI, BOBJ, Tableau, QlikView) Working knowledge of cloud-based offerings and vendor differentiation related to analytics and information processing capabilities (AWS, Azure)  Qualifications/ Certification:A degree in Computer Science / Information Systems / Business Administration / Commerce or equivalent  Behavioural CompetenciesPlanning, prioritising and organising own work to deliver results and meet expectations Relationship development and networking Client service orientated Action / results orientated Detailed orientated, yet ability to avoid “analysis paralysis” Ownership of tasks and self-starter Sound decision-making skills Resilience and perseverance Knowledge seeking and learning orientation Ability to work both independently and within a team 
Salary: Negotiable

Business Analyst Reference No: 1819864224 | Cape Town, South Africa | Posted on: 28 October 2022

PBT Group has an opportunity for a BI Analyst.   Duties:As Senior Business Intelligence Analyst you are responsible for gathering and documenting requirements, understanding clients’ business models and processes, assisting in solutions design, supporting the development efforts in the whole process of software development lifecycle and providing documentation and trainings to end users. The position is also expected to build good relationship to senior level stakeholders. As Senior Business Analyst you will be leading the client presentations, running demonstrations and demonstrating product proficiency that meets the clients’ business needs.  Experience:Minimum of 7 years relevant experience as a business analyst, functional consultant or other client facing role within the fintech/ financial services/banking industry. Must have solid SQL & Power BI experience Has working knowledge of implementing Management Information solutions, financial compliance solutions. Excellent communicator, confident in delivering presentations and product demonstrations, running workshops and trainings Highly skilled in stakeholder management, efficient in coordinating and managing client's expectations. Above average knowledge of BCBS239 regulations with practical experience within the analysis phase of a similar program Knowledge of debt management processes an advantage  Qualifications/ Certification:Relevant IT or business tertiary qualifications Recognised industry certifications
Salary: Negotiable

Systems Analyst Reference No: 929461050 | Johannesburg, South Africa | Posted on: 27 October 2022

The Senior System Analyst is responsible for bridging the gap between business requirements and the development team. The System Analyst must understand the business requirements as well as the technical environment and marry the two up. This entails interaction with business, business analyst and technical stakeholders and compilation of Functional Requirements Specifications against which the development and architecture team is able to deliver the solution. In addition the System Analyst must be able to investigate and understand the existing technology, constraints and solutions in place, down to the ability to interrogate and model databases, and top level system architecture. The ideal System Analyst has a combination of a strong technical background, software testing skills as well as business understanding, elicitation and communication skills.   The System Analyst will work on multiple projects in the banking environment and will be required to manage his/her time effectively. The environment is based on Microsoft technology including MS SQL server, a .NET development toolset as well as other technology suites depending on the system in question.   DUTIES:  Functional and TestingUnderstand and Analyse systems in the environment, including database and top level architecture understanding Produce Functional Requirements Specifications Produce accurate mapping of “As is” and “To be” processes Identify project risks and issues and ensure that they are documented Produce User Acceptance Test Cases and Scenarios and assist with SIT and QA testing Provide regular, continuous and accurate feedback to project management team Participation in and sign-off of user acceptance testing, pilot and production testing GeneralAdhere to set process standards Co-work with the Business Analysts and technical team to define and design solutions that meet customer requirements Co-work with the project manager to drive delivery on time, within budget, scope and quality Perform efficient and effective JAD facilitation with relevant project stakeholders TeamworkBuild and maintain meaningful relationships with stakeholders  Experience Required:Must be able to operate independently and have a solid Microsoft tools background. Financial Services background Experience across data-, integration services- Front-end- development Process analysis 5 or more years Technical Business Analysis experience 3 or more years within a mature PMO environment Experience in Retail industry preferred A hands on technical background such as software development or database development will be a strong advantage Business analysis methods, practices and techniques Business process modelling and mapping Formal methodology such as UML and BPMN will be a strong advantage Proven track record of successfully implementing technology projects General understanding in the areas of application programming, database design and project management is highly desirable SQL Query and basic Relational Database design skills Understanding of modern enterprise application building blocks  QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:Matric Minimum 5 to 6 years relevant Business Analysis experience B-degree or similar an advantage Business Analysis qualification an advantage Project Management qualification an advantage
Salary: Negotiable

Data Engineer with Data Analysis experience Reference No: 3232927723 | Johannesburg, South Africa | Posted on: 27 October 2022

We currently have numerous vacancies for Data Engineers skilled in tools such as the Microsoft Stack (SSIS, SSRS, SSAS), Power BI, AWS, Azure, DataStage, SAS etc.   Duties:Design, develop, test and deploy ETL for ODS and data mart projects, as well as application and management reports. Provide technical support, troubleshooting and upgrade setup or support on ETL and database related issues. Research and evaluate alternative IT solutions to make appropriate recommendations to meet the business needs for management information. Perform root cause analysis, performance monitoring and application related issues. Review IT work products from the team members for completeness and quality. Accurately translate business requirement to technical documentation and test case or results. Analyse and map data from source systems to target operational data stores and data marts. Maintain and provide application support in production. Code or folder migration from one environment to another as part of release management. Participation in all aspects of quality assurance. Active participation in systems integration and user acceptance testing.  Required Skills:Strong modular system design skills. Conventional and data warehouse modeling skills are required, in order to understand the various data models and to define the mappings between them. System analysis and design skills are necessary to design and document the data extractions and transformations. Expert knowledge of the capabilities of the ETL tools being used, to know what their capabilities and shortcomings are – in order to exploit or avoid those aspects in the ETL program designs. Good organisation, planning and basic management skills. Good interpersonal and communication skills. Decision making and problem solving skills.  Required Qualifications / Training:Relevant data warehouse and BI solution training is essential. B.Sc. or related degree is advantageous. 5+ years programming experience.
Salary: Negotiable

Data Engineer Reference No: 928516494 | Cape Town, South Africa | Posted on: 21 October 2022

We currently have numerous vacancies for Data Engineers skilled in tools such as the Microsoft Stack (SSIS, SSRS, SSAS), Power BI, AWS, Azure, DataStage, SAS etc. Duties:Design, develop, test and deploy ETL for ODS and data mart projects, as well as application and management reports. Provide technical support, troubleshooting and upgrade setup or support on ETL and database related issues. Research and evaluate alternative IT solutions to make appropriate recommendations to meet the business needs for management information. Perform root cause analysis, performance monitoring and application related issues. Review IT work products from the team members for completeness and quality. Accurately translate business requirement to technical documentation and test case or results. Analyse and map data from source systems to target operational data stores and data marts. Maintain and provide application support in production. Code or folder migration from one environment to another as part of release management. Participation in all aspects of quality assurance. Active participation in systems integration and user acceptance testing.Required Skills:Strong modular system design skills. Conventional and data warehouse modeling skills are required, in order to understand the various data models and to define the mappings between them. System analysis and design skills are necessary to design and document the data extractions and transformations. Expert knowledge of the capabilities of the ETL tools being used, to know what their capabilities and shortcomings are – in order to exploit or avoid those aspects in the ETL program designs. Good organisation, planning and basic management skills. Good interpersonal and communication skills. Decision making and problem solving skills.Required Qualifications / Training:Relevant data warehouse and BI solution training is essential. B.Sc. or related degree is advantageous. 5+ years programming experience.
Salary: Negotiable

Data Architect Reference No: 2601762380 | Johannesburg, South Africa | Posted on: 13 October 2022

PBT Group has an opportunity for a Data Architect to define and set architecture principles, which are aligned to the overall bank Data Strategy, and to be adopted by the business and data warehouses to create, deploy and manage the relevant BU’s data.   The Data Architect will define how data will be stored, consumed, integrated and managed to meet the strategic business requirements. Responsibilities include data modelling, database architecture, metadata definition, repository creation, data growth and integration management as well as governance and risk management   Duties:  Develops and implements a data architecture and management planDevelops and implements a Data Architecture and management plan for the business unit – ensuring alignment to and executed in accordance with Data Strategies Applies IT Risk and Governance standards for the data environment (SDLC, Change management, Incident management, Release management, etc) Motivates for new requirements for the data environment and the coordination of projects in conjunction with the Project Office in terms of scoping, planning, prioritising Manages all aspects of the data sourcing, migration, modelling and implementation and identifies new initiatives and/or recommendations for database growth and integration Establishes and coordinates a data Task Force with regular feedback / communication to senior management on profess and future pipeline work Maintains accountability for supporting the Data Architecture vision and championing efforts to reach that vision. Provides Data framework, governance and roadmap to attain the enterprise data vision Collaborates with business units and data owners to successfully implement and maintain an enterprise level business analytics and data warehousing solution Contributes in developing transparent and well understood data governance processes, rules and technologies to support them. Data architecture analysis and practiceIdentify interconnected problems, determine impact, patterns, trends and identify best fit alternatives to design and implement best practice solutions Facilitates and documents the agreements on appropriate corporate data and its usage (including master data management). Holds overall, responsibility for management, planning, design and implementation of the enterprise Data Architecture domain to ensure alignment of the Banks’s Architecture Develops tools, guidelines, principles, policies and governance for Data across the bank Serves as the in-house expert and authority by defining, implementing and enforcing all data integration standards and documentation. Provides deep expertise in enterprise data and information management methods and standards. Promotes data sharing, consistency and reuse across the organization. Manages reviews of data quality deliverables of all phases and enhancements. Identifies and promotes best practices for data modelling within information areas across the organization, providing oversight for all activities related to data cleansing, data quality and data consolidation using industry standard data modelling methods and processes. Displays demonstrated ability in communicating the overall data architecture to both technical and business constituencies. Develops guidelines and best practices to ensure data standardization and consistency.  Experience:   In depth knowledge of:Demonstrable experience creating and presenting executive and technical level documentation related to business data requirements. Demonstrable experience facilitating business specific workshops to document business data requirements Demonstrable experience with BI and ETL solutions. Experience creating data model POCs using documented test cases and actual data samples. Demonstrable experience leading data governance teams/efforts. Advanced knowledge of standard data modelling tools including Erwin, Enterprise Architect and MS Visio. Advanced knowledge of database concepts, including SQL databases and database querying languages, Hadoop (MapReduce, Hive and Pig) and NoSQL databases Experience:Extensive experience in Cloud / Hybrid platforms with a key focus on Azure – Must have Experience in modelling (Conceptual , logical, and physical) - Must Have A good grasp of the SDLC process with an understanding of CI/CD (Continuous Integration / Deployment) would be an advantage. – Nice to Have Experience in translating business problem statements / requirements into technical solutions (on prem / cloud / hybrid) - Must have Data Engineering Experience – Nice to have System Engineering Experience – Nice to have. 8 years’ experience (including at least 2 enterprise level data solutions or architecture projects). 5 - 8 years’ leading data integration efforts in large scale programs. 8 years of experience working with Data Warehouse Application development 5+ years of experience in ETL design and development 3+ years SDLC and agile methodology with emphasis on requirements gathering/interpretation and data modeling The candidate must be able to translate requirements and data mapping documents to a technical design. Develop, enhance and maintain code following best practices and standards. Create and execute unit test plans. Support regression and system testing efforts Support continuous improvement by identifying and solving opportunities. Experience working with Business Intelligence tools such as Microsoft Business Intelligence, Business Objects etc. Very experienced in working with Data Visualization tools such as Microsoft PowerBI Experience with Cloud-based environments such as Microsoft Azure and Amazon AWS. Data warehouse / business intelligence experience in Finance highly desirable Excellent communication, interpersonal and problem-solving skills, including the ability to translate complex technical concepts into understandable lay terms Strong database development skills, including sound SQL skills and fundamentals Excellent organizational and analytical abilities  Competencies:Judgement and decision-making – the ability to make firm (sometimes difficult) decisions fairly and compassionately based on relevant facts, criteria and disciplined, logical thinking Strategic Thinking - ability to apply long-term, systemic thinking, utilising factual analysis, intuition and creativity to imaging new and different futures for the business area/organisation Process and Technological Competence - utilizes, identifies, enhances and leverages processes and technologies to meet business needs Drive and Results Orientation - self-starter and originator who maintains high levels of activity and produces a consistently high-quality output within agreed deadlines. Prompt and proactive in driving for results and sets demanding goals for self and others Problem Solving – cuts to the core of issues and applies effective analysis, logic and creativity to identify and implement solutions Customer Service Orientation - anticipates, recognises and meets the needs of internal and external clients or customers (however these are defined in the role), taking responsibility for maintaining the highest service standards and developing and sustaining productive client relationships Building Relationships - capacity to put people at ease and build sound relationships based on mutual trust and openness  Qualifications/ Certification:Bachelor’s Degree – Data, Computer Engineering, Solutions Architecture
Salary: Negotiable

Data Engineer Reference No: 1278232504 | Johannesburg, South Africa | Posted on: 13 October 2022

We currently have numerous vacancies for Data Engineers skilled in tools such as the Microsoft Stack (SSIS, SSRS, SSAS), Power BI, AWS, Azure, DataStage, SAS etc.   Duties:Design, develop, test and deploy ETL for ODS and data mart projects, as well as application and management reports. Provide technical support, troubleshooting and upgrade setup or support on ETL and database related issues. Research and evaluate alternative IT solutions to make appropriate recommendations to meet the business needs for management information. Perform root cause analysis, performance monitoring and application related issues. Review IT work products from the team members for completeness and quality. Accurately translate business requirement to technical documentation and test case or results. Analyse and map data from source systems to target operational data stores and data marts. Maintain and provide application support in production. Code or folder migration from one environment to another as part of release management. Participation in all aspects of quality assurance. Active participation in systems integration and user acceptance testing.  Required Skills:Strong modular system design skills. Conventional and data warehouse modeling skills are required, in order to understand the various data models and to define the mappings between them. System analysis and design skills are necessary to design and document the data extractions and transformations. Expert knowledge of the capabilities of the ETL tools being used, to know what their capabilities and shortcomings are – in order to exploit or avoid those aspects in the ETL program designs. Good organisation, planning and basic management skills. Good interpersonal and communication skills. Decision making and problem solving skills.  Required Qualifications / Training:Relevant data warehouse and BI solution training is essential. B.Sc. or related degree is advantageous. 5+ years programming experience.
Salary: Negotiable