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Senior Microsoft BI Developer Reference No: 4191766773 | Cape Town, South Africa | Posted on: 04 July 2022

PBT Group has a requirement for a Senior Microsoft BI Developer who knows SSIS, SSAS and SSRS. Must have strong ETL   REQUIRED SKILLS: - Microsoft BI: Strong SQL, SSIS, SSAS, SSRS - Ab Initio experience would be an advantage.  - 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

Group Digital Architect Reference No: 462036220 | Johannesburg, South Africa | Posted on: 04 July 2022

PBT Group has an opportunity for a Senior Digital Architect. Main purpose of the role is to lead, drive and mature the Digital Architecture practice and the Digital Services and API offering across all relevant client entities.   Duties:Create and mature the Digital Architecture practice Align and integrated the Digital initiatives across the Group Lead and facilitate the annual Digital Maturity assessment across all relevant business entities. This includes keeping actual survey tool current. Drive the strategy for Digital Services and API’s. This includes creation and maintenance of a group-wide API library. Monitor, analyse and report monthly on the utilisation and business value delivered. Maintain the AS-IS and TO-BE Digital Architecture Create and maintain Solution Architecture for Digital initiatives and manage them through the governance and implementation processes Create and maintain Reference Architecture library for Digital Create and maintain standard practice and components based on the Reference Architecture that can be used to speed up the implementation, compliance and business value. Lead and execute the Digital implementation as part of the Group Cloud Transformation Programme Lead the API Gateway migration of on prem services to the Cloud with best practices, patterns and migration standards. Research and understand external factors such as strategy direction, business drivers, emerging technologies, best practices and implementation standards and their impact on the Group Digital platform and practices. Translate these into meaningful Digital Architecture solutions and principles. Work closely with the business units to identify opportunities to provide additional business value that will enhance the existing services and build additional services required by the business units. Measure and track the maturity of each Business Unit with the Digital Data Architecture, reference architecture adoptions and business value being delivered Represent Digital in the Architecture Forum and related groups Lead and mentor members of the Digital and related communities in order to build deeper understanding and expertise around Digital Architecture  Key skills/experience needed for this role:Previous digital transformation experience Experience with Cloud infrastructure such as Azure, AWS or Google, Azure preferred. Solid architecture skills With strong technical expertise, this person will play an influencer role in the business. Financial services/insurance industry experience preferred 8 to 10 years relevant experience including Software Engineering, Cloud and Architecture Strong experience in software engineering or infrastructure design and delivery including leading a platform or project workstream Broad experience across a few software development languages (e.g. Python, Go, Java, C#); in-depth skills with infrastructure automation tools (Terraform, Ansible, CloudFormation, ARM templates) Experience with engineering practices such as code refactoring, design patterns, design driven development, continuous integration, building highly scalable applications or application security Hands-on skills working with SQL and No-SQL databases Knowledge of Agile software development process Experience with TOGAF 9.2 and ArchiMATE 3.1 Excellent analytical, problem solving and critical thinking abilities Excellent communication skills - verbally and in writing Strong leadership and influencing skills Excellent interpersonal and relationship building skills Comfortable interacting with, influencing and managing senior stakeholders from both business and technical backgrounds  Qualifications/ Certification:A degree in Computer Science / Information Systems / Business Administration / Commerce or equivalent
Salary: Negotiable

Oracle ETL Consultant Reference No: 1820648485 | Johannesburg, South Africa | Posted on: 30 June 2022

PBT Group has an opportunity for an Oracle ETL Consultant   Duties:Maintaining and checking batch processes daily. Checking batch processes includes the checking of the arrival and landing of the sources files from Product Systems. Problem solving batch processes when issues arise, and slow responses are experienced.  Experience:Strong Oracle, ETL, and warehouse builder skill to comfortably stop, fix and start batch processes with little or no impact to data warehousing. Analise and understand OWB and ETL’s and must be able to optimize processes and code to have noticeable impact on processing times. Analise and understand OWB and ETL’s to investigate and implement fail safe points / recovery points – especially when batch process needs to be re-run on history data. Must be able to assist teams in discussing and problem-solving issues in outputs of the batch process – missing output files / incorrect data deliveries. Morning person that prefers early working hours will be great – not expecting to be on duty at 2am at all but will be nice to catch batch processes issues as soon as possible in the morning before start of business. Take ownership, responsibility, and pride in the daily ETL Process.  Qualifications/ Certification:A degree in Computer Science / Information Systems / Business Administration / Commerce or equivalent
Salary: Negotiable

Data Quality Analyst Reference No: 1164924112 | Johannesburg, South Africa | Posted on: 30 June 2022

PBT Group has an opportunity for a Data Quality Analyst with experience in the financial services industry.   The Data Quality Analyst will reporting directly to the Data Quality Lead, and be focused on driving and supporting Data & Integration to implement Data Quality Management. This includes data quality measurement & monitoring and data quality issue management & remediation. They will be a delivery-oriented Data Quality Management professional who is able to work with stakeholders to effectively identify, remediate and manage data quality issues and incidents. This will include inputs into the effective use of our enterprise metadata repository as it relates to, and influences, data quality management. Their key focus will be the expansion of the data quality scoring scope to include all data assets for both On & Off-Platform data. The DQ Analyst will be working very closely with the Data Governance team, who will be setting out and embedding the Data Management Principles, Data Governance Framework and Data Standards, that will lay a foundation for the Data Quality Management stream.   In this role, the Analyst will be required to work across multiple business units in building and maintaining strong relationships. They will use their ability to influence and support a diverse set of stakeholder groups to effectively manage their Data Quality issues and incidents, contribute to the identification and remediation of enterprise level issues, and guide on what they need to do to establish good data quality management practices within their business. This includes measuring and monitoring data quality effectively. Improve profitability by supporting the IT Strategy through necessary interventions.   Duties:Assist the Data Quality Lead in chairing Data Quality Working Group Drive the establishment of data quality measurement and monitoring Lead preparation of business groups to effectively implement data quality measurement practices Lead the business support of the Data Quality platform Drive Data Quality Issue Management involving:leveraging and, where necessary, uplifting the artefacts in place today to set clear “how to” guidance on good data quality management practices highlight the impact of poor quality data, from a regulatory, compliance, finance and reputation perspective supporting the teams to implement the necessary structure within their businesses to implement effective data quality issue management ensuring data quality rules are captured within the enterprise repositoryManage data quality issues Ensure accurate, monthly, Data Quality reporting is produced to give visibility to Data Governance Council and Data Stewards Forum on data quality issues Analyse data quality issues, facilitating the determination of issue impact, root cause and solution options Assist the DQ Lead in implementing the Data Quality Program and Data Remediation Strategy Oversee the design and delivery of data integrity specific reports and insights that analyzes and provides a view of the quality of data Support all data streams within Data & Integration, by identifying anomalies across data landscape Provide quality assurance of imported data Organize and drive successful completion of data insight initiatives through effective management and collaboration with key stakeholders Communicate results and business impacts of insight initiatives to stakeholders Locate and define new process improvement opportunities relating to data analytics  Experience:Strong financial services industry exp 5+ years’ experience working in Data Management Practices, particularly in Data Quality Experience working with business and technical project stakeholders to translate business requirements into data requirements Experience in data management and a passion for driving value through data Experience defining data quality rules / business rules / validation/ data controls An analytical mind and inclination for problem-solving Ability to work on multiple projects in parallel Ability to work in an agile methodology Analytical Skills: Work with large amounts of data: facts, figures, and number crunching Communication Skills: Present findings or translate the data into an understandable document. Write and speak clearly, easily communicating complex ideas Critical Thinking: Must look at the numbers, trends, and data and come to new conclusions based on the findings. Attention to Detail: Data is precise. Vigilant in analysis to come to correct conclusions Solid Short-term insurance business knowledge Knowledge of Cloud services Ability to produce solutions using Microsoft Azure packages Exposure to the Cloud environment Microsoft Excel (Power Pivot, Power Query) Microsoft SQL Integration Services Microsoft SQL Analysis Services Microsoft SQL Reporting Services Microsoft Data Quality Services (or any data quality tool) Microsoft PowerBI QlikView MS Office MS Visio SSRS SSIS  Qualifications/ Certification:BSc Computer Science - Informatics/ Data Analytics/ Statistics/Mathematics degree Microsoft Business Intelligence certification – advantageous Certified Data Management Professional (CDMP) Certified
Salary: Negotiable

Ab Initio Data Engineers ETL Developers Reference No: 756721999 | Johannesburg, South Africa | Posted on: 30 June 2022

PBT Group, leading Data Specialists, has an opening for 2 x experienced Ab Initio ETL Developers in Johannesburg, ideally with ExpressIT experience.   DUTIES: - Plan and analyse complex business requirements and implement technology enabled solutions to address multi-discipline business opportunities/problems. - Conduct planning, analysis and design activities in conjunction with other development specialists. - Participate in analysis of complex business opportunities/problems to deliver designs meeting requirements. - Participate in estimation of tasks and assist in the development of project plans. - Code or makes modifications to programs of high complexity, according to specifications. - Conduct medium to high complexity evaluations for product releases, stand-alone products, etc. - Conduct walkthroughs and quality review of deliverables. - Knowledge of design and developing end-to-end data acquisition processes to be used in population of data warehouse/data marts and/or in the creation of interfaces. - Provide guidance and mentoring on business intelligence technology and systems in general, especially in the area of ETL processes. - Participate in the formulation of standards to support the data acquisition development process. - Design, develop and execute complex data acquisition or interface routines using ETL tool, ensuring that business and technical requirements are met. - Ensure compliance with established policies, standards and methodologies.   SKILLS REQUIRED: - A sound knowledge of Ab Initio (2+ years’ experience). - ExpressIT experience would be highly beneficial - Strong ETL experience - Strong SQL experience - Banking Industry experience - Intimate knowledge of source systems as well as a basic understanding of dimensional models. - Conventional database- and data warehouse modelling skills, in order to understand the data warehouse data models. - A sound knowledge of the capabilities of the ETL tools, to know what their capabilities and shortcomings are – in order to exploit or avoid those aspects in the data staging programs. - Pride of work, thoroughness and attention to detail. - Relevant data warehouse and BI solution training is preferred. - B.Sc. or related degree is advantageous.   Qualifications/ Certification: - A degree in Computer Science / Information Systems / Business Administration / Commerce or equivalent  
Salary: Negotiable

Senior AWS Cloud Data Engineer Reference No: 2633540188 | Johannesburg, South Africa | Posted on: 30 June 2022

PBT Group has an opportunity for an AWS Cloud Data Engineer to implement and maintain the private and hybrid cloud environments in line with the Cloud Strategy to optimise IT expenditure and deliver efficiencies through automation.   Duties:Engage and collaborate with Infrastructure Designers and Platform Owners to review and approve cloud template and patterns Conduct logical deployments of cloud configuration/s Automate cloud services Collaborate with Public Cloud Providers specifically around the integration and consumption of services Maintain and enhance cloud service offerings including portal and catalogue items Ensure all service offerings integrate into ITSM processes (includes infrastructure recoveries, management and delivery according to SLA) Responsible for capacity planning to ensure capacity exists at the right time with the right infrastructure Ensure that enterprise standards and IT governance standards are applied to the cloud infrastructure Report on the performance of the cloud infrastructure and recommend actions where required Act as a third level support to the cloud infrastructure operations team Advise and consult to project workgroups on all cloud related matters Ensure and maintain the stability and reliably of the cloud services Right-size the infrastructure as and when required Execute deliverables in line with cloud strategy within agreed timeframes Keep certifications valid and up to date Keep up to date with current industry trends  Experience:AWS Cloud Specialist IaC (Terraform, CloudFormation) Kubernetes / Containers Development (Java / Python) Full Stack Development 10 Years IT Infrastructure and Operations experience Practical IT operational experience General understanding of end-end IT infrastructure Exposure to Containerisation Exposure to Open-Source Technologies (familiarisation with multiple design, construction, version control and testing tools) Experience working with teams across geographic boundaries and organisational levels Project Methodology (Agile, Kanban, Waterfall etc) (Advantageous) Microsoft Azure, AWS, Google Cloud Exposure (Advantageous) Exposure to XML scripting (Advantageous) Advanced Knowledge of:Virtualisation ITIL Storage, Networking Operating Systems SDDC (Software Defined Data Centre)Intermediate Knowledge of:DevOps Tools and Integration IT Security Private/Hybrid Cloud Integration ScriptingTechnical/Professional Knowledge & Skills Managing Work Innovation Initiating Action Influencing Collaborating Customer Orientation Leveraging Feedback Continuous Improvement Emotional Intelligence Essentials  Qualifications/ Certification:Essential: Matric Preferred: Relevant IT related Degree or Diploma Microsoft AZURE / AWS Certification Certifications: Public Cloud Certification and Virtualisation certification (VMware preferable)
Salary: Negotiable

BI Data Analyst I Reference No: 3511165714 | Johannesburg, South Africa | Posted on: 30 June 2022

PBT Group has a vacancy for a BI Data Analyst with at least 3 years relevant experience within the telecommunications and/or banking industry, to support and maintain the data warehouse in line with the data model, metadata repository and to provide business intelligence analysis through performing strategic and operational support. Duties:Structure data into compliance standards by adhering to metadata governance procedures according to documented standards and formatsManage final transformed data content by complying to prescribed standards for reviewing and publishing Assist/govern population of DataMart and metadata repository by complying to standards, systems, processes and procedures Support business units by providing consulting services that delivers data and information relevant to their business Contribute to internal and external information sharing sessions by attending formal and informal meetings Manage vendor relationship interactions by conforming to vendor management office guidelines and principles Deliver work according to customer expectations by prioritizing; planning and implementing requirements Utilize resources by adhering to standards, policies and procedures Align and continuously improve set processes by identifying innovation opportunities Identify and mitigate risk by executing within governance Resolve incidents by logging and tracking through correct channels Keep abreast of legislation and other industry changes that impacts on role by reading the relevant newsletters, websites and attending sessions Improve personal capability and stay abreast of developments in field of expertise by identifying training courses and career progression for self through input and feedback from managers Ensure personal growth and enable effectiveness in performance of roles and responsibilities by ensuring all learning activities are completed; experience practiced, and certifications obtained and/or maintained within specified time frames Ensure information is provided correctly to stakeholders by maintaining knowledge sharing knowledge with teamExperience:Banking Knowledge, Procedure and Principles  Data Analysis  Governance, risk and controls  Relevant software and systems knowledge 
Salary: Negotiable

Business Analyst (Data analytics skills) Reference No: 2190370065 | Johannesburg, South Africa | Posted on: 30 June 2022

PBT Group has an opportunity for a Business Analyst (with Data analytic skills) with strong Data / Business Intelligence experience to translate business needs into detailed business information and data requirements functional integration and process specifications. Exposure to SQL and Oracle is highly advantageous. Data analysis skills would be an added bonus).   The consultant would need a solid understanding of Data Tables, Data Analysis, Dimensional Tables, Reporting and SQL Coding (come from a Data Analyst Background).   DUTIES:  Stakeholder relationship managementBuild and maintain professional working relationships with all stakeholders displaying excellent abilities to initiate dialogue, listen to advise, influence and negotiate to achieve win-win outcomes. Initiate meetings with key stakeholders to track progress manage expectations and ensure stakeholders requirements are delivered. Preserves relationships despite airing conflicting views and seeks mutual gains when addressing conflicts. Anticipates consequences and adapts problem solving based on continual feedback. Act speedily to resolve problems queries and complaints. Adapt communication styles to meet the needs of different audiences. Requirements elicitation and root cause analysisFacilitate one-on-one or group workshops to elicit analyse communicate and validate requirements for changes to business processes and policies and where relevant, IT systems. Analyse existing processes and facilitate improvements with stakeholders. Analyse and model data and data requirements where applicable. Document business/functional requirements. Conduct a gap analysis to identify the most feasible solution to meet requirements. Work with business stakeholders to define metrics/performance goals and acceptance criteria for solution and ensure the implementation of the requirements. Solution / project deliveryTranslate business needs into detailed business information and data requirements functional integration and process specifications. Clarify the business requirements technical solutions and functional or process specifications for relevant stakeholders. Work with project team to define metrics or performance goals and acceptance criteria for solution and system and ensure the implementation of the requirements. Coordinate and where required participate in the test effort to ensure that the delivered solution meets agreed business requirements and functional or process specifications. Participate in post project implementation review. Provide input into compiling or write system manuals where required. Compile training material and provide end-user training to stakeholders where relevant. Prioritize requirements (critical and non-critical) with Project Manager to identify project deliverables and time frames. Configure various systems to meet requirements. Teamwork, self-management & alignment with group valuesSelf-management: Demonstrates pride in the organisations brand services and products by consistently delivering on the brands promise. Self-management: Plan and manage own workflow anticipating obstacles juggling priorities and following through on objectives within agreed time-frames and according to quality standards. Self-management: Stay relevant and up-to-date with legislations and new development. Self-management: Maintain a positive attitude and respond openly to feedback. Self-management: Handle stress in ways that do not negatively impact others. Self-management: Take ownership of personal career development leveraging formal and informal opportunities. Self-management: Act in an ethical transparent and morally defensible manner including highlighting unethical practices. Teamwork: Continually share debate and communicate learnings. Teamwork: Flag and debate issues constructively. Teamwork: Contribute to a friendly co-operative climate in working with others to achieve collective goals. Teamwork: Be sensitive to others feelings needs values views and attitudes and be courteous and diplomatic when dealing with difficulties and problems others may be experiencing (EQ).  EXPERIENCE:  8+ years relevant experience as a Technical Business Analyst in a banking / financial sector. Solid Systems Analysis experience Exposure to SQL and Oracle would be highly advantageous. Data analysis skills would be an added bonus) Analysis and Attention to DetailThe 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 informationAble to apply specific analytical concepts and techniques within agreed structures Produces quality by ensuring accuracy and integrity of information Applies systematic thinking to diagnose root causes Evaluates existing practices for accuracy and compliance Can provide guidance and coaching on analysis to others Problem SolvingCuts to the core of issues and applies effective analysis, logic and creativity to identify and implement solutionsAccumulates the right information to solve problems Uses decision-tree logic to diagnose root causes Reflects on what is occurring to identify potential problems and obstacles Uses judgement and discretion to interpret issues based on learnt theory Solves problems with an awareness of the bigger picture; can see beyond immediate issues to anticipate consequences Presentation and FacilitationThe capacity to use appropriate presentation and facilitation techniques to engage an audience and help them to understand, retain and respond appropriately to the messageUses presentation aids to enhance understanding Presents confidently and engages the audience Creates presentations that are visually appealing and that enhance the message / information presented Adjusts presentation and delivery to audience's response Interacts well with the audience to solicit participation and feedback Verbal and Written Communication (inc. Listening)The capacity to listen attentively, present information clearly and concisely and respond appropriately to the verbal and written communications of others. This includes the ability to regulate delivery in response to the needs of a target audienceAble to communicate complex specialist knowledge and concepts clearly Delivers messages in ways that gain support and agreement Can communicate sensitive messages tactfully Knows which communication medium is most appropriate for the message Communicates with the recipient's perspective in mind Knowledge SharingPromotes the generation and sharing of knowledge and learning in order to enhance the collective knowledge of the team / organisationActs in ways that encourage openness and knowledge sharing Stays abreast of current developments and trends in technical, professional or work-related areas Contributes positively to knowledge sharing forums Collects, stores and promotes information to allow easy access for self and others Keeps documentation and files up-to-date and readily accessible Organisational AwarenessUnderstands organisational systems, structures, policies and procedures and can navigate changing dynamics and power relationshipsWorks well with other organisational structures Able to interpret and work within Standard Operating Procedures Understands how own responsibilities link to aligned roles Makes use of informal organisational structures to achieve goals Able to reference organisational goals and services Process and Technological CompetenceUtilises, identifies, enhances and leverages processes and technologies to meet business needsEnsures consistent use of systems and processes through agreeing and maintaining standards Applies understanding of legacy and new systems and processes to solve internal and external problems Makes suggestions up-the-line regarding how systems and processes can be improved Tracks and reports effectiveness of new systems / processes against desired objectives Manages and maintains systems / Applications Customer Service OrientationAnticipates, 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 relationshipsDisplays a sound understanding of customers' operational needs and requirements Displays sound analysis and logic in probing, analysing and resolving customers' needs Follows through on promises to clients Uses influence to encourage others to provide excellent customer service as a team Consistently models appropriate customer behaviour TeamworkThe capacity to work co-operatively with others to achieve shared goalsEnsures team's purpose and goals are clear Demonstrates and demands commitment to team goals Gives and receives timely, constructive feedback Encourages open discussion and sharing Shares knowledge Drive and Results OrientationIs a 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 success and sets demanding goals for self and othersConsistently meets deadlines without compromising quality Able to implement solutions and deal with stumbling blocks; stays positive Sets and meets challenging goals (self and team) Focuses on what is important; doesn't get distracted Takes immediate action when confronted with a problem Leading and Managing: Monitoring and MeasuringThe capacity to define, encourage, review and evaluate own and other's performance in relation to clearly defined objectives, time-lines and performance standards; includes the ability to identify and implement appropriate measures and benchmarksPlans and communicates team members' roles, responsibilities and performance standards Monitors consistently using agreed measuring and reporting tools Highlights mistakes and lessons learnt Gives constant developmental feedback Consistent and systematic in assigning and measuring work Leading and Managing: Planning and OrganisingDefines tasks needed to accomplish goals and assigns and co-ordinates people, tasks and resources accordinglyPlans and communicates team members' roles, responsibilities and performance standards Consistent and systematic in assigning and measuring work Uses discretion to resolve problems within agreed mandate Gives constant developmental feedback Assigns tasks based on knowledge of peoples' skills  QUALIFICATIONS/ CERTIFICATION:A degree in Computer Science / Information Systems / Business Administration / Commerce or equivalent
Salary: Negotiable

Java Developer Reference No: 388049336 | Johannesburg, South Africa | Posted on: 30 June 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 delivery Solution 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 efforts TestDesign relevant test scripts/ test cases to best determine system readiness and usability Service handoverProvide second tier support as required  Experience: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 C# / Java Software Developer Reference No: 4283383627 | Johannesburg, South Africa | Posted on: 30 June 2022

PBT Group has an opportunity for a Senior C# / Java Software Developer. The Senior Software Developer role is responsible for software development, maintenance, testing and production support for the front office suite.   Duties:Develop scalable, reliable and high-performance applications using Java and/or C# Assist in architecting new solutions Research, evaluate and recommend software libraries and integration and testing tools Mentor junior developers Collaborate with Analysts and the Business to understand the requirement Troubleshoot production problems related to software applications Resolve problems with software and respond to suggestions for improvements or enhancements Communicate effectively with internal clients to identify needs and evaluate alternative business solutions Continually seek opportunities to increase internal client satisfaction and manage expectations effectively Suggest areas for improvement in internal processes along with possible solutions  Experience:Minimum of 7 years technical work experience in a team environment as a software developer Experience developing software with either Java or C# Experience working with a relational database Front-end development experience Software development best practices Problem-solving and analytical skills Communication and planning skills Assertiveness and persistence is required to be effective in the front office environment Strong awareness and interest in the financial markets    Preferred Experience:Minimum of 7 years technical work experience in a team environment as a software developer Experience with Java, J2EE application servers, Spring Boot, Apache Tomcat, Hibernate, SOAP/REST Web Services, XML, JSON, Maven, Jenkins, TeamCity, C#, IIS. Relational database experience (MS SQL Server, Oracle) Frontend development experience with Thymeleaf, JavaScript, JQuery, Bootstrap or similar frameworks Experience with Python, Docker and Cloud Computing platforms will be advantageous  Qualifications/ Certification:A degree in Computer Science / Information Systems / Business Administration / Commerce or equivalent
Salary: Negotiable

Power BI Front End Developer with SQL Reference No: 3356265274 | Johannesburg, South Africa | Posted on: 30 June 2022

PBT Group, Data Specialists, has a requirement for a mid-senior Power BI Front End Developer.   Duties: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.  Required Skills:Solid experience with Power BI Solid SQL experience Experience with MS BI Stack (SSIS, SSRS, SSAS) would be a huge advantage. Data warehouse modeling skills is advantageous, in order to understand the data warehouse data models. A sound knowledge of SQL, or the language used to access the data warehouse from the access- or end-user reporting tools. A sound knowledge of the capabilities of the data access- and reporting tools, to know what their capabilities and shortcomings are – in order to exploit or avoid those aspects in the end user programs or reports. Keep abreast of new releases of these tools and work-arounds to overcome problem areas using these tools. Exposure to various BI front end applications, with working knowledge in at least one of them. Strong ability to analyse user requirements and build front-end BI applications according to specifications. Knowledge of scripting languages. Experience with one or more of the industry standard databases desired. Attention to detail and strong logical reasoning ability. Good communication skills. Pride of work, thoroughness and attention to detail.  Required Qualifications / Training:Relevant data warehouse and BI solution training is essential. B.Sc. or related degree is advantageous. 2+ years programming experience.
Salary: Negotiable

Data Architect Reference No: 635346785 | Johannesburg, South Africa | Posted on: 30 June 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

Senior SAS Data Engineer / Analyst Developer Reference No: 919854554 | Johannesburg, South Africa | Posted on: 30 June 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

Senior AWS Data Engineer Reference No: 2803928717 | Johannesburg, South Africa | Posted on: 30 June 2022

PBT Group has an opportunity for a Senior AWS Data Engineer.   Duties:Design, build and operationalize large scale enterprise data solutions and applications using one or more of AWS data and analytics services in combination with 3rd parties - Spark, EMR, DynamoDB, RedShift, Kinesis, Lambda, Glue, Snowflake. Analyze, re-architect and re-platform on-premise data warehouses to data platforms on AWS cloud using AWS or 3rd party services. Design and build production data pipelines from ingestion to consumption within a big data architecture, using Java, Python, Scala. Design and implement data engineering, ingestion and curation functions on AWS cloud using AWS native or custom programming. Perform detail assessments of current state data platforms and create an appropriate transition path to AWS cloud. Design, implement and support an analytical data infrastructure providing ad-hoc access to large datasets and computing power. Interface with other technology teams to extract, transform, and load data from a wide variety of data sources using SQL and AWS big data technologies. Creation and support of real-time data pipelines built on AWS technologies including Glue, Redshift/Spectrum, Kinesis, EMR and Athena Continual research of the latest big data and visualization technologies to provide new capabilities and increase efficiency Working closely with team members to drive real-time model implementations for monitoring and alerting of risk systems. Collaborate with other tech teams to implement advanced analytics algorithms that exploit our rich datasets for statistical analysis, prediction, clustering and machine learning Help continually improve ongoing reporting and analysis processes, automating or simplifying self-service support for customers  Experience:Advanced working SQL knowledge and experience working with relational databases, query authoring (SQL) as well as working familiarity with a variety of databases. Experience building/operating highly available, distributed systems of data extraction, ingestion, and processing of large data sets Experience working with distributed systems as it pertains to data storage and computing Experience performing root cause analysis on internal and external data and processes to answer specific business questions and identify opportunities for improvement. Strong analytic skills related to working with unstructured datasets. Build processes supporting data transformation, data structures, meta data, dependency and workload management. A successful history of manipulating, processing and extracting value from large disconnected data sets. Working knowledge of message queuing, stream processing, and highly scalable Big Data, data stores. Strong project management and organizational skills. Experience supporting and working with cross-functional teams in a dynamic environment. Experience in a Data Engineer or similar roles Experience with big data tools is a must: Hadoop, Spark, Kafka, etc. Experience with relational SQL and NoSQL databases, including Postgres and Cassandra. Experience with data pipeline and workflow management tools: Azkaban, Luigi, Airflow, etc. Experience with AWS cloud services: EC2, EMR, RDS, Redshift Experience with stream-processing systems: Storm, Spark-Streaming, etc. Experience with object-oriented/object function scripting languages: Python, Java, C++, Scala, etc  Qualifications/ Certification:Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or other relevant fields Has experience in any of the following AWS Athena and Glue Pyspark, EMR, DynamoDB, Redshift, Kinesis, Lambda, Snowflake Proficient in AWS Redshift, S3, Glue, Athena, DynamoDB, EMR Knowledge of software engineering best practices across the development lifecycle, including agile methodologies, coding standards, code reviews, source management, build processes, testing, and operations 
Salary: Negotiable

SAS Solutions Architect (AWS an advantage) Reference No: 3023109132 | Johannesburg, South Africa | Posted on: 30 June 2022

PBT Group has an opportunity for a hands-on Solutions Architect with the ability to also explore any new technologies & techniques for the ever-changing landscape of requirements wrt Data. Progressive involvement will require significant focus on AWS (Solution Architecture and transition from on-prem to Cloud).   Duties:Advise & Implement on any technical Data methods, systems or Architecture for the Data Office. I serve as the Data Engineering Tech Lead and have to analyse and solve any new requirements that may arise in an agile fashion. Developing & implementing bespoke applications that utilise the Data Lake repository of diverse data (e.g. multiple Claims Payments systems, Fraud Alerting, Data Lake Scheduling Monitoring) – mainly using SAS as the Data Integration tool and logical mechanism for the build. Supporting the Data Lake (and Data Office as whole) technical environment (SAS, Linux, Oracle, Hadoop). Take the Lead on all Data Office Data Ingestion Patterns (external & internal), advise, explore and implement. Mentor and train developers in using the Data Lake effectively and bringing the juniors up to speed Assist the PBT Cloud Journey Project team with information gathering from the current Data lanscape.  Experience:Technical skills: The Skillset requires a very deep SAS knowledge, with good Linux, Oracle, Hadoop, SQL practical experience. With the onset of the AWS Cloud Migration, AWS Solution Architecture work will become much more necessary in the near future.  Qualifications/ Certification:A degree in Computer Science / Information Systems / Business Administration / Commerce or equivalent
Salary: Negotiable

Senior Analyst (Data Insights) with SAS, SQL, Python Reference No: 1998876229 | Johannesburg, South Africa | Posted on: 30 June 2022

Collects, interprets and analyses data to determine specific business insights, and isseminates insights into relevant OMEs / functions.  Collection, interpretation and analysis of data to determine specific business insights Dissemination of business insights analytics into OMEs / functions  Duties:Problem formulation and solution development in collaboration with business Analysis conducted to determine trends or patterns, leading to business insights Data preparation for insights and visualisation Visualisation of business insights  Skills:SAS SQL Python Ability to problem solve Strong communication skills and ability to work with people within business and the data organisation Ability to use statistical and other analytics techniques
Salary: Negotiable

Data Scientist Reference No: 2872638149 | Johannesburg, South Africa | Posted on: 30 June 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

Intermediate and Senior Big Data / AWS Data Engineers Reference No: 2445722834 | Johannesburg, South Africa | Posted on: 30 June 2022

PBT Group has a requirement for a Big Data / AWS Data Engineer Developer to interpret requirements provided by business and produce effective Big Data solutions and to design and build AWS Cloud ETL pipelines for ingesting and processing of Big Data.   Programming exposure for code transformations and integrating the big data solution with existing systems. Develop information solutions from a variety of sources for both structured and unstructured data. Technical ownership of Big Data solutions for structured and unstructured data.   Your duties will include working with the AWS data lake development team, developing and implementing solutions to facilitate movement of data, testing the solutions and performing third line support for developed solutions.     DUTIES: - Consult with business teams to understand data ingestion and processing requirements - Develop and implement big data models and solutions - Design and implement ETL methodologies and technologies and the integration with big data - Conduct root cause analysis on production issues - Technical leadership of entire information management process of both structured and unstructured data - Provide ongoing support and enhancement to ETL system - Optimization and the information solutions - Implementing machine learning algorithms - Configuration of the Hadoop infrastructure and environment for optimal performance - Integrate with statistical and actuarial analysts to build models - Producing relevant technical documentation and specifications - Estimate time and resource requirements for business requirement - Integration of big data solutions with existing reporting and analytical solutions - Develop data processing functions (DPF’s) using Java and Python   Experience: - Data Warehouse principles and practises - Big Data using Hadoop - Kimball Methodology - ETL development - Data Security and Protection Policies - AWS cloud - SQL - Python - Scala - HIVE SQL   Qualifications: - Matric Essential - National Diploma in IT (BTech) - Bachelor of Science (Information Systems, Computer Science, Mathematics) Advantageous
Salary: Negotiable

Senior Hadoop Data Engineer and Information Team Lead Reference No: 1079874713 | Johannesburg, South Africa | Posted on: 30 June 2022

PBT Group has a requirement for a Hadoop Developer to interpret requirements provided by business and produce effective Big Data solutions.   The Hadoop Data and Information specialist will be responsible to design, develop and support application solutions with focus primarily on Hadoop for a Financial Services Environment. This role will play a vital role in building new data pipelines from various structured and unstructured sources into Hadoop. Must be eager to wear multiple hats and be capable of picking up new technologies at a fast pace.   Programming exposure for code transformations and integrating the big data solution with existing systems. Develop information solutions from a variety of sources for both structured and unstructured data. Technical ownership of Big Data solutions for structured and unstructured data.   DUTIES:Develop and implement big data models and solutions Design and implement ETL methodologies and technologies and the integration with big data Conduct root cause analysis on production issues Technical leadership of entire information management process of both structured and unstructured data Provide ongoing support and enhancement to ETL system Optimization and the information solutions Implementing machine learning algorithms Configuration of the Hadoop infrastructure and environment for optimal performance Integrate with statistical and actuarial analysts to build models Producing relevant technical documentation and specifications Estimate time and resource requirements for business requirement Integration of big data solutions with existing reporting and analytical solutions Develop data processing functions (DPF’s) using Java and Python  SKILLS REQUIRED:Big Data Developer Hadoop based architecture with Hortonworks Data Flow & Data Platform clusters HDF, HBase, Hive, Spark, Storm AWS experience would be a major advantage. 
Salary: Negotiable

BI Data Visualisation Engineers (with strong Business Analyst skills) Reference No: 2435670117 | Johannesburg, South Africa | Posted on: 30 June 2022

PBT Group has a requirement for a Data Visualisation Engineer for the technical development of Dashboards, Reports & Insights. Consultant will be working with the BI team (Data Scientists etc.) and Banking business users.    Duties:Initial Business Requirements Documented (supported by client workshops) Initial Prioritization Complete (supported by client workshops) The role is more than just technical development Developing data models for our global data warehouses and big data initiatives. You will work closely with data engineers, architects, data scientists and business SMEs to create data models that can fulfill the Management Information / analytical requirements from the business. Develop Collections MI Dashboards and Reports meeting stakeholder requirements  Non-Negotiable Skills:BI: Front-end development (PowerBI), Business requirements gathering Industry: Banking or Financial Services  Qualifications/ Certification:A Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in a subject with a clear analytical component and 5 years of relevant work experience. Strong MI & visualization tools knowledge with more than 5 years’ experience leading the implementation of MI solutions
Salary: Negotiable

Data Scientist Reference No: 47775611 | Cape Town, South Africa | Posted on: 30 June 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 MUST have Risk, Reg and Reporting background/experience 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

Datastage Data Engineer Reference No: 4110039597 | Cape Town, South Africa | Posted on: 30 June 2022

PBT Group has a requirement for DataStage ETL Developers (Warehouse/Data Integration).   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: - IBM: DataStage Tool - Telco / Banking experience would be an advantage - 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.  
Salary: Negotiable

Systems Analyst Reference No: 1245745574 | Cape Town, South Africa | Posted on: 30 June 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 Financial Services 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

QlikView Front End Developer Reference No: 3719758715 | Cape Town, South Africa | Posted on: 30 June 2022

PBT Group has a vacancy for strong QlikView Front End Developer, preferably with insurance / financial background. Programming skills would be a plus.   DUTIES: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.  SKILLS REQUIRED:Strong QlikView Front End Development experience Data warehouse modelling skills is advantageous, in order to understand the data warehouse data models. A sound knowledge of SQL, or the language used to access the data warehouse from the access- or end-user reporting tools. A sound knowledge of the capabilities of the data access- and reporting tools, to know what their capabilities and shortcomings are – in order to exploit or avoid those aspects in the end user programs or reports. Keep abreast of new releases of these tools and work-arounds to overcome problem areas using these tools. Exposure to various BI front end applications, with working knowledge in at least one of them. Strong ability to analyse user requirements and build front-end BI applications according to specifications. Knowledge of scripting languages. Experience with one or more of the industry standard databases desired. Attention to detail and strong logical reasoning ability. Good communication skills. Pride of work, thoroughness and attention to detail.  REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS / TRAINING:Relevant data warehouse and BI solution training is essential. Sc. or related degree is advantageous.
Salary: Negotiable

QlikView Front End Developer Reference No: 2343457894 | Cape Town, South Africa | Posted on: 30 June 2022

PBT Group has a vacancy for strong QlikView Front End Developer, preferably with insurance / financial background. Programming skills would be a plus.   DUTIES: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.  SKILLS REQUIRED:Strong QlikView Front End Development experience Data warehouse modelling skills is advantageous, in order to understand the data warehouse data models. A sound knowledge of SQL, or the language used to access the data warehouse from the access- or end-user reporting tools. A sound knowledge of the capabilities of the data access- and reporting tools, to know what their capabilities and shortcomings are – in order to exploit or avoid those aspects in the end user programs or reports. Keep abreast of new releases of these tools and work-arounds to overcome problem areas using these tools. Exposure to various BI front end applications, with working knowledge in at least one of them. Strong ability to analyse user requirements and build front-end BI applications according to specifications. Knowledge of scripting languages. Experience with one or more of the industry standard databases desired. Attention to detail and strong logical reasoning ability. Good communication skills. Pride of work, thoroughness and attention to detail.  REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS / TRAINING:Relevant data warehouse and BI solution training is essential. Sc. or related degree is advantageous.
Salary: Negotiable

Microsoft BI Developer Reference No: 1599000255 | Cape Town, South Africa | Posted on: 30 June 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

ETL Developer Reference No: 3080793644 | Cape Town, South Africa | Posted on: 30 June 2022

PBT Group has an opportunity for a Solid ETL Developer.   Duties:Plan and analyse complex business requirements and implement technology enabled solutions to address multi-discipline business opportunities/problems. Conduct planning, analysis and design activities in conjunction with other development specialists. Participate in analysis of complex business opportunities/problems to deliver designs meeting requirements. Participate in estimation of tasks and assist in the development of project plans. Code or makes modifications to programs of high complexity, according to specifications. Conduct medium to high complexity evaluations for product releases, stand-alone products, etc. Conduct walkthroughs and quality review of deliverables. Knowledge of design and developing end-to-end data acquisition processes to be used in population of data warehouse/data marts and/or in the creation of interfaces. Provide guidance and mentoring on business intelligence technology and systems in general, especially in the area of ETL processes. Participate in the formulation of standards to support the data acquisition development process. Design, develop and execute complex data acquisition or interface routines using ETL tool, ensuring that business and technical requirements are met. Ensure compliance with established policies, standards and methodologies.    Required Skills:Intimate knowledge of source systems as well as a basic understanding of dimensional models. Conventional database- and data warehouse modeling skills, in order to understand the data warehouse data models. A sound knowledge of the programming language used to write the data staging programs or ETL tool. A sound knowledge of SQL, or the language used to access the source databases and the data warehouse from the data staging programs or ETL tool. A sound knowledge of the capabilities of the ETL tools, to know what their capabilities and shortcomings are – in order to exploit or avoid those aspects in the data staging programs. Pride of work, thoroughness and attention to detail. Cloud experience would be beneficial  Required Qualifications / Training:Course on the ETL / related toolset. Relevant data warehouse and BI solution training is essential. Sc. or related degree is advantageous. 2+ years programming experience.
Salary: Negotiable

Microsoft BI Developer Reference No: 1861936357 | Cape Town, South Africa | Posted on: 30 June 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

Scrum Master Reference No: 1202956758 | Cape Town, South Africa | Posted on: 30 June 2022

The purpose of the Scrum master is to be an Agile Project/Delivery manager and Scrum Master for the BI Platform team. The Scrum Master will be considered a subject-matter expert in delivery management, have excellent logic and problem solving skills and a drive to make a difference. They will be responsible for enforcing the rules of Scrum, removing impediments from their team while promoting self-management and constantly improving our standards of work.   Duties:Structure, plan and deliver on a portfolio of BI platform initiatives. Assemble delivery scrum teams as required to deliver on the portfolio of initiatives from BI platform and SGT resource pools. Establish and manage team cadence throughout delivery lifecycle, facilitation of all scrum ceremonies. Ensure the delivery teams and/or development teams are practicing the core agile principles of collaboration, prioritization, team accountability, and visibility. Stakeholder management and playback, including product owners, executive sponsors and other external teams Work closely with leadership to define and prioritise the platform portfolio and product backlog. Own the delivery roadmap. Support execution team with resolution of roadblocks and inter-dependencies, managing risks and issues. Support the leadership in bedding down and maturing the BI capability operating model (People and process)  Knowledge and Skills5+ years of Scrum Master experience. Thorough understanding of agile software development methodologies, values, and procedures.  Personal qualitiesFlexible and Adaptable - Rebounding from setbacks and adversity when facing difficult situations. Courage - Stepping up to address difficult issues, saying what needs to be said. Manages Complexity - Demonstrated ability and proven record to make complex decisions. Ensures Accountability - Holding self and others accountable to meet commitments. Plans and Aligns - Planning and prioritising work to meet commitments aligned to organisational goals  Core CompetenciesCultivates Innovation by creating new and better ways for the organisation to be successful. Client Focus - Building strong customer relationships and delivering customer-centric solutions. Drives Results - Consistently achieving results and meets deadlines, even under tough circumstances. Collaborates - Building partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives. Resilience - Rebounding from setbacks and adversity when facing difficult situations.
Salary: Negotiable

System Analyst Reference No: 3516112714 | Cape Town, South Africa | Posted on: 30 June 2022

PBT Group has an opportunity for a Systems Analyst at an Investment customer based in Cape Town.   Duties:Do technical design of applications based on business processes and requirements documentation, aligned with architectural guidelines. Do the Logical system design (independent of technology) and create Use Case Realisation Documentation and a Logical Data Model Create System Integration Specifications Design and document web services Analyse existing landscape for services that can be reused Identify and analyse Non-Functional Requirements and include in technical documentation. Provide input to Functional specifications as required Provide input into Quality Management Plan Assist with quality reviews Provide input to software development plans Provide input to the scoping and estimation process.  Experience:5 years relevant experience in systems analysis and design Sound Understanding of Object-Orientation Sound UML experience Sound understanding of service design Solid expertise in MS SQL Experience using service integration testing tools e.g. SoapUI, Postman etc. Documenting technical/system processes At least 8 years IT experience Exposure to Information Governance, BI (Business Intelligence) and Enterprise Data Programs, preferably recently Understanding of data management frameworks Experience working with cross business data domains Exposure to the asset management industry Understanding of the SDLC Methodology Relevant programming languages Problem Analysis and Problem-Solving Techniques Impact Analysis Techniques Documentation Frameworks, Tools and Standards Understanding of Project Management Principles High level understanding of Enterprise Test Methodology Understanding of BPMN or similar business process language would be advantageous Exposure to the asset management industry  Qualifications/ Certification:Computer Science degree, IT Diploma or equivalent in experience Any secondary qualifications with emphasis on technical related courses such as systems design, OO A&D methodology and SO methodology will be a strong advantage  CompetenciesStrong analytical, data & numerical ability Attention to detail Problem solving skills Conceptual thinker (big picture), logical (process) thinker and implementation level thinking Good communication skills Action and results orientation Quality orientation Ability to work both independently and within a team Knowledge seeking and learning orientation Ability to perform impact analysis, at all levels, i.e. conceptual, logical and implementation Ability to translate business requirements, business processes and architecture requirements into technical designs Able to guide and provide input into testing requirements  Behavioural Competencies:Planning and organising to deliver results and meet expectations Problem solving and prioritising skills Good communication/interpersonal skills Relationship development and networking Client service orientated Action / results orientated Detailed orientated Numerical skills Ownership of tasks High energy Self-starter Sound decision-making skills Ability to avoid “analysis paralysis” Resilience Perseverance
Salary: Negotiable

BI Solutions Architect Reference No: 1998764282 | Cape Town, South Africa | Posted on: 30 June 2022

PBT Group has an opportunity for a Solutions 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

Full-Stack Technical Lead Reference No: 1506357716 | Cape Town, South Africa | Posted on: 30 June 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

BI Fullstack Developer Reference No: 2292654372 | Cape Town, South Africa | Posted on: 30 June 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

AWS Data Engineer Reference No: 1235265271 | Cape Town, South Africa | Posted on: 30 June 2022

AWS Data EngineerVincent Replacment   PBT Cape Town is currently recruiting for a Data Engineer to build the infrastructure required for optimal extraction, transformation and loading of data from a wide variety of data sources using AWS technologies. The role will require the analysing of raw data, as well as developing and maintaining datasets. About youAppropriate degree/ diploma in Computer Science/Information Technology/Math Appropriate certification in cloud data engineering Minimum of 2 years’ experience in cloud data engineering and design Strong experience in working with AWS cloud services: EC2, EMR, RDS, Redshift, S3 working on Terraform and object-oriented/object function scripting languages: SQL and Python Experience building and optimizing ‘big data’ data pipelines, architectures and data sets. Strong analytic skills related to preparing both structured & unstructured datasets from streaming and batch processes. Build processes supporting data transformation, data structures, metadata, dependency and workload management. A successful history of manipulating, processing and extracting value from large disconnected datasets. 
Salary: Negotiable

Datastage ETL Developer Reference No: 2827322466 | Cape Town, South Africa | Posted on: 30 June 2022

PBT Group has a requirement for DataStage ETL Developers (Warehouse/Data Integration).   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: - IBM: DataStage Tool - Telco / Banking experience would be an advantage - 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.    
Salary: Negotiable

Mobile Developer/Engineer Reference No: 4101092048 | Cape Town, South Africa | Posted on: 30 June 2022

PBT Group has an opportunity for a Mobile Developer/Engineer.   The role of the Mobile App Developer is responsible for championing the development of high-quality designs and solutions. This role requires participation in technical designs and the development and maintenance of software and other digital applications or services. The incumbent will be expected to create prototypes, develop user-centred software, and advise on technical specifications. This role requires fundamentals in engineering practices, an analytical and data-driven approach to problem solving, while following DevOps, SRE and Cloud Based practices   Duties:Responsible for working on software development initiatives throughout the software development life cycle Follow Agile methodologies (SCRUM / Kanban) Work in a DevOps culture Partner with scrum master, product owner, Business Analysts and other developers to ensure optimised project delivery Provide sizing and scoping for development work required Operate as a subject matter expert across the development initiatives Develop technical specifications and software application architecture and designs Build Front-end and/or back-end solutions on the mobile digital channel/platform Build cloud based functional mobile applications at an enterprise level Build and test software prototypes Design and implement test strategy and/or test plans based on continuous testing principles Apply engineering principles for design, development, maintenance, testing and evaluation of software Apply knowledge relating to the architecture of relevant systems Develop, implement and improve the tools to enable software development Identify issues that will enhance system quality, development and standard operating procedures Client engagement to drive new products/ features and to ensure operational excellence Work closely with multi-skilled and cross-functional teams e.g., architects, developers, UX designers, business analysts Drive technology design and implementation Enable rapid iteration Ensure systems are scalable, responsive, robust and secure through monitoring and responding to application performance, stability and availability Operational support for product issues raised to the development team  Experience:3-5 years of experience in mobile application development Knowledge of, and experience in mobile frameworks and technologies such as:Flutter Experience creating code bridges/channels between native and flutter Collaboration tools e.g., Confluence, Jira, Microsoft Teams, Slack CI/CD technologies e.g. Jenkins and Git Native development - Java and Swift Mobile and API Testing Frameworks Architecture and Design: Event Driven Architecture / API First / Domain driven designFamiliarity with architecture styles such as Microservice and Serverless architectures Knowledge of coding design patterns and experience working with information architecture and design interfaces Ability to explain and articulate complex topics to various levels stakeholders Customer focus Multi-functional team collaboration Data-driven and attention to detail and big picture Action Oriented Continuous Improvement Management Automation Problem Finding and Solving Conflict management and resolution High EQ  Qualifications/ Certification:Matric, with a degree in Computer Science/ Engineering/ Mathematics or related
Salary: Negotiable

Python Backend Engineer Reference No: 1354570438 | Cape Town, South Africa | Posted on: 30 June 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

Business Analyst Reference No: 2274727297 | Cape Town, South Africa | Posted on: 30 June 2022

PBT Group has an opportunity for a Business Analyst to apply a set of tasks and techniques used to work as a liaison amongst stakeholders in order to understand the problems; opportunities; needs; structure; policies and operations of the organization on medium to large projects / medium risk.   MUST have Retail Banking Exp and experience with App Build    To recommend solutions that enable the organization to achieve its goals and to elicit and analyze the actual needs of the stakeholders; facilitate communication between organizational units and play a central role in aligning the needs of business units with the capabilities delivered by information technology and may serve as a translator between these groups.   Duties:Build and maintain collaborative working relationships with internal and external stakeholders through effective relationship management. Meet client expectations by resolving client queries and complaints timeously. Compile reports for MANCO by consolidating information from the MI reports. Ensure that direct reports are upskilled through continuous training and development. Ensure that processes are in place and relevant by reviewing and implementing improvements. Ensure clear accountability by allocating work accurately. Ensure transformational target are met for own team through consideration of targets during the staff recruitment; retention and training process and utilizing suppliers listed on the preferred supplier list. Participate in the development and implement action plans to address issues raised in culture surveys to improve results. Manage performance of staff by implementing performance agreements; ensuring a clear vision; agreeing on goals and objectives; providing regular feedback on performance; recognizing and rewarding achievement and take appropriate corrective action where required. Mentor and coach staff on identified performance gaps by discussing these performance gaps and agree on appropriate action to be taken. Motivate staff to perform and contribute to the success of the business by creating environment of teamwork through engaging with staff (sharing information) and encouraging participation in decision making processes. Stay abreast in field of expertise and deliver on the expectations from stakeholders by building capability of self and staff through identifying current and future training and development needs. Contribute to team effectiveness by following the recruitment process when recruiting talent. Manage the on boarding process of new employees by ensuring execution of preparations according to the on-boarding check-list. Interact with the customer to analyze their need and find solutions. Creates user stories with relevant acceptance criteria. Sometimes PO makes these stories and the BA will review them and confirm that they are in line with the business rules. Discuss with all stakeholders (customer, technical team, and PO) to make sure that there is no gap at any level. Finally prepares documents including design flow.  Experience:4 - 6 years working experience (business or IT). 2 years practical experience of the business analysis discipline. Retail Banking Exp, App Build  Principles of project management. Relevant regulatory knowledge. Relevant Governance controls and regulatory knowledge. Object Orientation (Developers). Usability and GUI techniques. Risk Management in Banking. Modelling (ARIS /UML). End -to End Innovation Lifecycle Method. BA Body of Knowledge. Use Of Business Assessment tools: Feasibility studies, business cases. Built and maintained stakeholder relationships. Completed Reports and Achieved Budgets. Designed Workforce Planning Solutions. Developed and Implemented Communications Strategy. Manage internal process. Managed Transformation & Innovation Results. Managed Process Results. Managed Relationships. Managed self.  Qualifications/ Certification: Essential QualificationsNQF Level Matric / Grade 12 / National Senior Certificate. Advanced Diplomas/National 1st Degrees.Preferred QualificationRelevant qualification in Business Analysis from one of the IIBA™ Endorsed Education Providers contributing towards future certification.
Salary: Negotiable

Data Engineer Reference No: 1160435330 | Cape Town, South Africa | Posted on: 30 June 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 Data Engineer/ Technical Lead Reference No: 133437317 | Cape Town, South Africa | Posted on: 30 June 2022

PBT Group has an opportunity for a Senior Data Engineer / Technical Lead. The Senior Data Engineer should be comfortable with solution design & data architecture. 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

C# Developer Reference No: 2784780474 | Cape Town, South Africa | Posted on: 30 June 2022

PBT Group has an urgent requirement for a Mid to Senior level C# .Net Developer for a position in Cape Town.   The suitable candidate must be able to operate independently. Must be a good communicator and be able to interface with business and understand business requirements.   Skills Required:C# .NET ASP.NET and JavaScript MS SQL Server – Transact SQL must be strong, some BI skills also required SharePoint skills advantageous Good understanding of application architecture, OO principles and services Some system and data integration experience required
Salary: Negotiable

Cloud Data Engineer Reference No: 907181837 | Cape Town, South Africa | Posted on: 30 June 2022

A cloud data engineer, also known as a cloud engineer or cloud developer, is someone responsible for the management of corporate apps and data in the cloud and all the technical tasks involved in planning, architecting, migrating, monitoring, and managing a company’s cloud systems. A cloud data engineer is expected to be well versed on the best practices for deploying and managing cloud systems and applications on the cloud and needs to implement and ensure adherence to these best practices across the corporation.   Duties:Migrating on-premises corporate applications and related data to the cloud Designing and deploying new applications directly in the cloud Identifying best practices for cloud services monitoring and management and promoting these best practices across the corporation Researching and implementing cloud services to support cloud apps and maintain cloud services Monitoring cloud app performance for potential bottlenecks and resolving performance issues Identifying and implementing cost-saving strategies to reduce ongoing cloud expenses Automating key services and tasks across cloud systems to increase efficiency and further reduce cloud costs Formulating a recovery plan and executing the plan in the event of cloud downtime or failure  Skills Required:SQL, SSIS, AWS, Azure 
Salary: Negotiable

Data Scientist Reference No: 3571891918 | Cape Town, South Africa | Posted on: 30 June 2022

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

Senior Qlikview/Qliksense Developer Reference No: 262662911 | Cape Town, South Africa | Posted on: 30 June 2022

PBT Group has a vacancy for strong QlikView / QlikSense Developer.   DUTIES: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.  SKILLS REQUIRED:Strong QlikView & QlikSense experience Data warehouse modelling skills is advantageous, in order to understand the data warehouse data models. A sound knowledge of SQL, or the language used to access the data warehouse from the access- or end-user reporting tools. A sound knowledge of the capabilities of the data access- and reporting tools, to know what their capabilities and shortcomings are – in order to exploit or avoid those aspects in the end user programs or reports. Keep abreast of new releases of these tools and work-arounds to overcome problem areas using these tools. Exposure to various BI front end applications, with working knowledge in at least one of them. Strong ability to analyse user requirements and build front-end BI applications according to specifications. Knowledge of scripting languages. Experience with one or more of the industry standard databases desired. Attention to detail and strong logical reasoning ability. Good communication skills. Pride of work, thoroughness and attention to detail.  REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS / TRAINING:Relevant data warehouse and BI solution training is essential. Sc. or related degree is advantageous.
Salary: Negotiable

Senior Software Developers Reference No: 2202659839 | Cape Town, South Africa | Posted on: 30 June 2022

PBT Group has a requirement for a Senior Software Developer, responsible for development and maintenance of applications.    Key Skills:Software developer with a minimum of 4-5 years development experience in the following technologies:React HTML CSS Web based CMS C# .NetEmployment experience in the Banking or Financial Services Industries preferred Ability to work under pressure, time management and to be able to multi-task multiple projects. Self-confident/assertive/good communication skills Attention to detail and ability to learn new concepts quickly. Good time management and ability to meet deadlines Hard worker, disciplined and self-motivated. Team player able to collaborate with development team members. 
Salary: Negotiable

Business Analyst Reference No: 1682974193 | Cape Town, South Africa | Posted on: 30 June 2022

Open requirements for a Business Analyst with the ability to translate user and business requirements into specifications for the development of new applications.   Duties:Analyse and document business processes. Collecting, understanding, and analyzing the business requirements for a project, and translating these into business and / or functional specifications. Maintain business documentation with required updates Participate in the report development cycle by assisting the project team in their understanding of the business requirement and objectives and ensuring the correct interpretation of the business requirement Assist in the preparation of test strategies Participate in user acceptance testing Co-ordinate access requirements Ability to function independently and effectively in a self-directed environment.  Business Analysts Skills Required:Ability to investigate, analyse and document business processes. Facilitate requirements gathering workshops and interviews. Gain an understanding of the principles and concepts that drive the business and be able to bring them down to a business/practical level. Ability to make balanced and sound recommendations by understanding business processes, determining problems, risks and opportunities for improvement. Ability to write detailed specification of functional requirements for information systems. End to end experience of the report development lifecycle including system and user and user acceptance testing High Client Focus interacting directly with end users and managers or executives. Results orientated and the ability to initiate action Excellent written and verbal communication skills and an entrepreneurial, self-motivated attitude. More than two years of business analysis specific experience.   Team Orientation:Highly organized, detail-oriented and a strong work ethic Willingness to work with others towards team goals, participating in decision making, co-operating with others and offering assistance when needed. Ability to perform under pressure.  Listening and Communications:Entirely approachable. Actively listens, translates and reacts objectively, even in stressful interchanges. Communicates with clarity and appropriately for the audience.  Education: An undergraduate degree, preferably in Information Systems or related. A post graduate diploma in business analysis.  Personal Characteristics:Professionalism. High energy. Good track record of working collaboratively with others to produce results. Excellent written and oral communication skills. Strong business acumen. Loyalty and integrity. 
Salary: Negotiable

Web Developer Reference No: 2687992222 | Cape Town, South Africa | Posted on: 30 June 2022

PBT currently has a role for a Web who will be responsible for programming websites, web applications and mobile development. The Web will communicate with clients to determine their needs and design preferences, creating code for the front and back-end of a website.   Required Skills:3 years’+ experience hands-on development experience. Computer Science related degree, diploma or similar qualification. Experience working in an Agile environment Creative Thinker Ability to work alongside the backend team on integration projects Software: UI, JavaScript, JQuery/Typescript, ASP.NET, MVC and C#, JavaScript Frameworks, i.e. Angular, Front-End Frameworks, HTML5, CSS3, SASS / LESS, Visual Studio, TFS / Git, MongoDB
Salary: Negotiable

Java & JavaScript Application Developer Reference No: 274652873 | Cape Town, South Africa | Posted on: 30 June 2022

Duties:Develop enterprise applications, web portals, mobile applications and line of business solutions. Develop integration solutions to solve inter-company as well as partner to partner integration requirements. Implement workflow, enterprise content management and customer relationship management solutions. Be involved in the full software development lifecycle in a team environment – design, develop, test and deploy. Development of new solutions and maintenance of existing systems. Co-work with the project manager, architect and analyst to set and meet deliverable dates and agreed functionality. Interface with business and customer stakeholders on business requirements, software deployments and maintenance issues.  Required Skills:Strong Java and JavaScript Development experience Exposure to Cloud technologies would be an advantage Some understanding of business analysis and business requirements gathering will be advantageous. Understanding of first principles of programming. Understanding of relational database design theory. Understanding of OO and ideally SOA principles. .NET C# and ASP.NET programming experience. HTML5 and CSS will be advantageous. Microsoft Transact SQL programming experience. Understanding of the SDLC (Software Development Lifecycle). Attention to detail and strong logical reasoning ability. Good communication skills. Pride of work, thoroughness and attention to detail. Self-starter with a passion for their chosen career.  Required Qualifications / Training:BSc Computer Science, BSc Engineering or IT Diploma is a pre-requisite. Microsoft Software Developer Certification Advantageous – MCP / MCSD / MCPD. 
Salary: Negotiable

SQL BI Support Developer Reference No: 1264051954 | Cape Town, South Africa | Posted on: 30 June 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

Business Intelligence Business Analyst (BIBA) Reference No: 1728076158 | Johannesburg, South Africa | Posted on: 30 June 2022

PBT Group has an opportunity for a Business Intelligence Business Analyst (BIBA). A BI Business Analyst or BIBA has a crucially important role to play, in bridging any gaps between business and IT, to understand how data-driven changes to process, products, services, software and hardware can improve efficiencies and add value for clients.   The Business Intelligence Business Analyst (BIBA) primarily serves as liaison between the end users and BI project team and gathers business requirements. The BIBA is an expert in understanding business objectives, questions, and problems, and at obtaining and presenting data to address the issues. The analyst understands the tools and techniques used to create data results that range from basic queries through multidimensional analyses and data mining, forming new relations and derivations as necessary, and extracting the maximum amount of valid information content from the data. Extensive insight into the business and the data are essential.   The BIBA participates in design of data marts to provide the optimal balance of data availability, format, flexibility, and performance. The BIBA is involved in the end-to-end Data Product Lifecyle, including requirement definition, data analysis, data modelling.   Duties:  Requirement’s definition phase:Interview end users to determine requirements for data, reports, analyses, metadata, training, service levels, data quality, and performance Help identify and assess potential data sources Validate that BI meets requirements and service level agreements Coordinate prototype reviews Gather prototype feedback Document requirements in relevant formats:Data Warehouse content requirements Data Mart requirements Information output requirements Information exploitation tool – functional requirementsData Profiling, Feasibility and Scope Definition Phase:Analyse business information requirements Recommend appropriate scope of requirements and priorities Work with production data to validate business requirements Map business needs/requirements to subject area model and to logical enterprise model Discover dimension hierarchies Validate hierarchies with production data Define business rules for state detectionDesign Phase:Work with architects to translate requirements into technical specifications Discover business transformation rules Work with production data to design access structures Classify business users by type Develop security rules/standards Create state transformation modelsDevelopment Phase:On-hand support to development team to accurately interpret requirements and translate into a quality solution.Testing Phase:Plan acceptance test (functional and data integrity) Execute acceptance test plan internally Facilitate user acceptance testingChange Management and Deployment:Educate users on warehousing capabilities Design training infrastructure Define and get agreement with business users on service-level agreements Develop training materials Write users' guide Train BI users Assist with definition of support plan Interface with process teams regarding business process reengineering Assist users in finding the right information  Skills and Experience Required: At least 3 / 5 years’ experience with a proven track record of delivering Data & Analytics projects through facilitating the Data/Analytics Development Lifecycle.  General BA competenciesBusiness analysis planning and monitoring Requirement’s elicitation Requirements management and communication Business architecture analysis Requirement’s analysis Solution assessment and validationBA tools and techniquesAcceptance and Evaluation Criteria Definition Benchmarking Brainstorming Business Rules Analysis Data Dictionary and Glossary Data Flow Diagrams Data Modeling Decision Analysis Document Analysis Focus Groups Interviews Metrics and Key Performance Indicators Non-functional Requirements Analysis Observation Organization Modeling Problem Tracking Process Modeling Prototyping Requirements Workshops Risk Analysis Scenarios and Use Cases Structured WalkthroughPersonal skills:Strong communication skills. Good writing skills. Must be able to pay attention to detail. Work independently. Must be a team player. Work on more than one project at a time. Strong leadership and people skills (will be required to work closely with all Data & Analytics Guilds and with business users)BI Project related skills:Apply BIBA methodology in agile environmentsStrong SQL skills Some systems analysis (source-to-target mappings, data profiling) Deep knowledge of modern data platformsGood general understanding of the relevant industry. Substantial business analysis experience in a BI environment. A good understanding of business processes. Ability to assimilate and apply relevant business principles. Be able to work within the framework of project methodologies and work independently on support and maintenance tasks.  Required Qualifications/ Certification:Ideally candidates should have an IT or business-related qualification. FTI or similar BA qualification will be advantageous. 
Salary: Negotiable

Systems Analyst Reference No: 929461050 | Johannesburg, South Africa | Posted on: 30 June 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 Reference No: 3232927723 | Johannesburg, South Africa | Posted on: 30 June 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 Modeler Reference No: 357815238 | Cape Town, South Africa | Posted on: 30 June 2022

Data Modeler required for a vacancy at PBT Group.   Duties:Create and implement comprehensive logical and physical data models. Perform detailed data analysis in order to develop the data warehouse’s / BI solution’s data model. Involved in the requirements definition process. Assist the ETL Analysts / Business Analysts with the specification of the source to target mappings. Participate in the business requirements definition activities in a secondary role, for which a good understanding of business rules is essential. Work closely with Business Analysts, ETL Analysts, Solution Architects and Database Administrators to perform all tasks. Review models designed by other DBA’s and relate the activities of other modeling efforts to the model under review.  Required Skills:Knowledge about existing corporate data models, as well as knowledge of the business, is extremely important. Strong conventional (normalised) data modeling skills are beneficial, as the Data Modeler often has to be able to read and understand existing data models. However, the Data Modeler should be able to break away from traditional OLTP and E/R design practices and embrace the new data warehouse design techniques such as Dimensional models or multi-dimensional models. Experience working on other data warehousing projects is essential (full life cycle). Understanding of data warehousing and data mart architectures. An exposure to end-user reporting tools and their capabilities is useful. Have a quick grasp and understanding of data models, be able to see things abstractly, for example to derive the common model and represent related business concepts generically. Be very meticulous, as the data warehouse data model should be exact and complete – attention to detail is a very important characteristic. Well versed in conceptual and logical data modeling. Understand advanced analytical data requirements. Understand the data requirements of front-end (reporting, dashboarding and analysis tools.)    Required Qualifications / Training:Data warehouse design methodology training. Normalised and dimensional data modeling training. Must have worked with industry standard data modeling tools. Strong experience working with a range of DBMS’s. Strong experience with SQL query and DBMS tuning. B.Sc. or related degree is advantageous. 
Salary: Negotiable

Systems Analyst Reference No: 3585825880 | Cape Town, South Africa | Posted on: 30 June 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

BI Business Analyst Reference No: 2171091613 | Cape Town, South Africa | Posted on: 30 June 2022

PBT Group has an opportunity for or Business Intelligence Analyst:To gather, analyse and understand business users’ data and analytics requirements and translate these requirements into analytics best practice technical solutions that meet the relevant business objectives. To ensure alignment between business, Product Managers, data and analytics teams and produce a comprehensive functional specification from business requirements by maintaining a high level of in-depth knowledge with regards to analytics and other relevant data concepts.  Skills, Experience & Knowledge Required:Process and organisational thinking skills Project Management skills MS Office suite (advanced) SQL or SAS Data Warehousing At least 5 years’ proven experience within business intelligence and data warehousing environment At least 5 years’ proven experience in drafting functional specifications and translating requirements between business and functional stakeholders BI Business Analysis, data design and systems analysis experience in a data and analytics environment Relevant business area knowledge Data and analytics Business Analysis Data Warehouse Methodologies BI Best Practice Data Analysis Data Governance Financial systems and procedures Visualisation tools Data Product Life Cycle Data modellingIdeal Skills, Experience & Knowledge Required:Power BI Visual Basic AWS Business Information Business Analysis experience in an finance/banking environment Exposure to a credit environment Banking systems environment Banking business model Agile development life cycle Best practices for Quality Assurance (QA) Microsoft Appliance (APS)  Duties:Identify, clarify and agree data and analytics requirements.Liaises with business to understand and document their data and analytics requirements; performing analytical processes and KPIs/measures related to the processes. Adopts multiple actions with stakeholders to elicit the requirements; uses interviews, document analysis, requirements workshops, surveys, business process descriptions, user cases, scenarios and business analysis. Provides functional knowledge and expert input during planning, design and implementation phases of projects and initiatives between Data and Analytics and business. Assists stakeholders (e.g. Product Managers) with data-related scoping and planning. Applies end-to-end best practice to deliver data and analytics requirements. Ensures appropriate testing is done and provides the business with assistance during user acceptance testing. Designs training material and conducts training with solution users. Provides business with functional and technical assistance during data and analytics implementations. Applies business and data and analytics functional knowledge at all times to identify possible improvement opportunities and motivate with business. Owns personal continued professional development to remain current with data and analytics industry trends, particularly around data and analytics tools and technologies. Establishes effective and collaborative partnerships with data and analytics teams and relevant business teams (Business Process Analysts, BI source systems). Translate business data and analytics requirements to the Data and Analytics teams.Analyses, understands and document relevant data and analytics technical requirements; performs data modelling and maps the analytic solution to the relevant data sources. Works closely with the Data Architect(s) and Data Modeller(s) to design, refine and implement analytic solutions in order to execute the functional design of the relevant data and analytics solution; including reports and dashboards. Provides input to data governance and data and analytics quality assurance; identifies and communicates all risks. Performs functional testing and data validation of reports and other data and analytics deliverables before presenting to business users. Applies data and analytics functional knowledge at all times to identify and motivate possible data and analytics support/improvements. Facilitate the Data Product Life Cycle and application of best practice/process.Acts as the custodian of reporting catalogue; maintains the information framework and reports. Engages with Front end development lead to ensure adherence to processes that will keep the catalogue current. Facilitates the process between Source Data Owners, Feature Teams and Data and Analytics regarding data governance and processes. Stakeholder EngagementThis includes taking full ownership and operating as a primary contact for both internal and external clients within a specified product area. Quality AssuranceConsistently produces quality documentation that is accurate, and enables the team to deliver the functional product that meets the stakeholders’ requirements as well as identify additional opportunities for future consideration. Level of ComplexityLevel of analysis is complex (required to be able to join data and source information from multiple sources/processes and integrate external data sources where such do not exist in the data warehouse) and develop appropriate metrics and measures on exist in the data warehouse) and develop appropriate metrics and measures on this information for analysis and interpretation which takes into account the business processes. AutonomyWorks generally without supervision. Actively participates in and steers the communities of practices (COPs).  Qualifications/ Certification:A relevant 3 year tertiary qualification (degree / diploma) in statistics, finance, actuarial science, mathematics, computer science, information systems, data or mathematical sciences, or engineering Ideally: Business-related qualification, FTI or similar Business Analysis
Salary: Negotiable

BI Business Analyst Reference No: 3826084453 | Cape Town, South Africa | Posted on: 30 June 2022

PBT Group has a requirement for a Senior Business Intelligence Analyst with solid understanding and experience in the BI industry, banking experience would be preferable.    DUTIES:Responsible for the support and analysis of current and new business requirements with the focus on meeting the relevant business objectives. The individual will be responsible to operate within both support and project environments. Analyse the business environment related to the past, present and future. Work with Project Manager to assist with the estimation and planning of activities. Document requirements, including KPI’s, measures, reporting and business dimensions, business processes, data modeling requirements, interface layouts, data flows, screen and report layouts, etc. Investigate and define requirements for business processes and the documentation thereof. Formulate strategies and guidelines to improve the business environment. Analyse existing business processes to determine problems, risks and opportunities for improvement. Facilitate the implementation of new / enhanced processes. Review processes on an ongoing basis and conduct process audits. Render support to and facilitate sessions with end-users. Work closely with the Solution Architects and Data Modellers to design and implement the best possible solution within the limits of the tools available. System and user acceptance testing. Provide input to Quality Assurance. Business assistance during implementation. Provide input for user training.  REQUIRED SKILLS:Substantial Business Analyst & Requirement Analysis experience in a BI environment. Elicitation, documentation, testing and project management. Experience with SQL Server (ability of profile data and perform testing, which would require the person to write SQL code). Must have some technical foundation and SQL scripting experience A good understanding of business processes. Ability to assimilate and apply relevant business principles. Work independently. Must be a team player. Work on more than one project at a time. Be able to work within the framework of project methodologies and work independently on support and maintenance tasks. Strong communication skills. Good writing skills. Must be able to pay attention to detail. Good general understanding of the relevant industry.  REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS / TRAINING:Ideally candidates should have an IT or business-related qualification. FTI or similar BA qualification will be advantageous. 
Salary: Negotiable

Data Engineer / Modeller Reference No: 514487399 | Cape Town, South Africa | Posted on: 30 June 2022

PBT Group has an opportunity for a Data Engineer in the Financial Services sector.   The Data Engineer will essentially be responsible:To contribute to the design and development of new applications / systems to meet the business requirements of the Data and Analytics (D&A) environment. To analyse business or system requirements and data to enhance understanding of the D&A environment. To participate in and provide input to the Architect during the compilation of solution design documentation for new and existing D&A products and systems.  Required Skills, Knowledge & ExperienceAt least 4 - 6 years’ proven experience within management information systems / system analysis Proven experience in:SQL Server and / or business intelligence tools (SSIS, SSRS, SSAS) Data Warehousing Data Management LifecycleSolid understanding of:Banking systems environment Banking business model Best practices for Quality Assurance (QA)Must have detailed knowledge of:IT systems development processes (SDLC) Application development ETL processes Rational database system and cloud data warehousing Dimensional modelling Standards and governance Agile development life cycle Testing practices  Preferred Skills, Knowledge & ExperiencePython and Open-Source Development tools Visualisation Technologies: MS PowerBI, AWS QuickSight Cloud Environment Data analysis and design Data architecture (technical design and implementation processes) DPLC Experience working in an AWS environment as well as with AWS Technologies Participation in PBT Graduate Programme / Training / Skills Development, PBT Academy, e.g. Data Engineering, BI Business Analysis, Data Modelling  Qualifications/ Certification:A degree in Computer Science / Information Systems / Business Administration / Commerce or Data Analysis Preferred:Degree in Data Engineering or Systems Engineering AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner AWS Certified Cloud Solution Architect AWS Certified Database Speciality  Duties:Development and Design.Gain an understanding of the functional description and technical solution design through guidance from the Architect, ensuring clear understanding of requirements. Apply analysis requirements for product and system development according to development best practice standards, the Data Product Life Cycle (DPLC) and Way of Work (WoW) agile process to:Develop enhancements for existing products to requirements. Develop rational database system and cloud data warehousing to the required standard and as contracted with the team in terms of the WoW.Provide implementation instructions to the team for any developments. TestingPerform unit and integration testing on existing environments and developments in line with the DPLC.Update / amend test packs according to solution development to ensure coverage of all areas. Fix minor and major bugs for the products in the D&A environment. Fix escalated bugs for existing products in the D&A environment from provided technical solution design document.Provide support to the development, Quality Assurance (QA) and production environments including standby duties, and responding to and resolving issues. ProjectsProvision Data Engineering support for specific value stream projects through the design and development of new products. Gain an understanding of the functional description and technical solution design through guidance from the Architect, ensuring clear understanding of requirements.Assist the Architect with the compilation of the technical solution design documentation. Provide technical input to the Architect during the compilation of technical solution design documentation for new and existing products and services.Use the technical solution design documentation for product and system development according to development and best practice standards.Develop rational database system and cloud data warehousing.Provide implementation instructions for all developments. Research and Continuous improvement.Participate in knowledge-transfer sessions facilitated by Architect. Take ownership to improve own technical knowledge about the D&A database and data warehouse environment. Stay current with developments in areas of technology that are relevant to the D&A environment (i.e. MS SQL, Database servers, Source control tools, Testing tools, bug tracking tools, etc.) Stakeholder EngagementCoordinate handover of technical knowledge (process flow and design) during knowledge transfer process. Quality AssuranceDevelop new products for specific projects with guidance from the project technical lead. Contribute to the function and organisation through technical expertise, knowledge, and skills. Level of ComplexityShare knowledge and experience of data analysis and synthesis, data development process, data integration design and data modelling, including tools and techniques, defining those most appropriate for the environment, task or project. AutonomyShare knowledge, and guide and mentor junior Data Engineers. Help interpret and execute functional business plan and influence delivery plan.
Salary: Negotiable

Senior Data Engineer Reference No: 3395860260 | Cape Town, South Africa | Posted on: 30 June 2022

PBT currently has a role for a Senior Data Engineer About the role:Responsible for creating ETL processes for transforming data residing in various source systems into actionable information using ETL tools and coding primarily in MS SQL. Interpreting user requirements and building data pipelines to populate data structures that are easily accessible and provide accurate information which supports consistent and informed operational, tactical and strategic business decisions.About you:Relevant tertiary qualification in Information Technology or similar 5+ years’ commercial Business Intelligence (Microsoft Stacks) development Essential technology experience: SQL, SSIS. SSRS, SSAS (multi-dimensional and tabular models), MDX, PowerBI (advantageous) 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 Strong analytical, problem-solving and conceptual thinking skills essential Attention to detail and commitment to delivery is important
Salary: Negotiable

Data Engineer Reference No: 1690460895 | Cape Town, South Africa | Posted on: 30 June 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 Scientist Reference No: 337499959 | Cape Town, South Africa | Posted on: 30 June 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 Intelligence Graduate Program 2023 Reference No: 3845801055 | Johannesburg, South Africa | Posted on: 20 June 2022

PBT Group, leading Data Specialists, is looking for exceptional graduates wanting to embark on a specialist IT career path. Our program will equip you with Business Intelligence (BI) best practices, real-life case studies, intensive training and on-the-job mentoring culminating in your deployment into business.   About PBT PBT Group is a professional services provider to large national and international clients, and one that is focused on transforming data into a tangible asset. PBT Group provides an end-to-end data services and solutions offering, including Data Strategy, Data Engineering, Data Visualisation, Data Analytics, as well as Application Development.   PBT Group has worked in more than 27 countries around the world and has implemented large-scale data projects throughout Africa, the Middle East, Australia and Europe in the banking, insurance, healthcare, telecommunications and retail sectors.   With a staff complement of more than 750 highly skilled professional consultants, PBT Group has a reputation for delivery according to expectations. Worldwide expertise and local wisdom - that’s what makes us different!   What is Business Intelligence?BI is the process of gathering information in the field of business. It can be described as enhancing data into information and then into knowledge. Businesses realises that in this very competitive, fast-paced and ever-changing business environment, a key competitive quality is how quickly they respond and adapt to change. BI enables businesses to use information gathered to quickly and constantly respond to changes. Further reading: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Business_intelligence.  Graduate Program Requirements:Bachelor’s Degree or final year student in Information Systems or Computer Science. Academic record: a sustained average of 65% and above (your final mark will determine your consideration for the intake into the program). Strong knowledge of the Systems Development Life Cycle. Strong mathematical and statistical skills. Firm understanding of database functionality. Strong analytical skills. Strong programming skills. The ability to plan, research, analyse and interpret data. Good communication and language skills. Strong leadership qualities. Applicants must be under the age of 28.  Program DurationThe program spans over 12 months, with the option to extend for a further period thereafter. The first 6 months focuses on theoretical training, followed by 6 months of on-the-job training.  Apply Now If you are interested and meet the above requirements, please send the following documents to graduates@pbtgroup.co.za.CV ID Matric Certificate Academic Transcripts (Results) for Tertiary Education Degree Certificate if you have finished  Please note that only South African residents with a valid ID document will be considered. If the above does not accompany your application, we will not be able to consider you for our Graduate Program.
Salary: Negotiable

Business Intelligence Graduate Program 2023 Reference No: 4245184493 | Cape Town, South Africa | Posted on: 20 June 2022

PBT Group, leading Data Specialists, is looking for exceptional graduates wanting to embark on a specialist IT career path. Our program will equip you with Business Intelligence (BI) best practices, real-life case studies, intensive training and on-the-job mentoring culminating in your deployment into business.   About PBT PBT Group is a professional services provider to large national and international clients, and one that is focused on transforming data into a tangible asset. PBT Group provides an end-to-end data services and solutions offering, including Data Strategy, Data Engineering, Data Visualisation, Data Analytics, as well as Application Development.   PBT Group has worked in more than 27 countries around the world and has implemented large-scale data projects throughout Africa, the Middle East, Australia and Europe in the banking, insurance, healthcare, telecommunications and retail sectors.   With a staff complement of more than 750 highly skilled professional consultants, PBT Group has a reputation for delivery according to expectations. Worldwide expertise and local wisdom - that’s what makes us different!   What is Business Intelligence?BI is the process of gathering information in the field of business. It can be described as enhancing data into information and then into knowledge. Businesses realises that in this very competitive, fast-paced and ever-changing business environment, a key competitive quality is how quickly they respond and adapt to change. BI enables businesses to use information gathered to quickly and constantly respond to changes. Further reading: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Business_intelligence.  Graduate Program Requirements:Bachelor’s Degree or final year student in Information Systems or Computer Science. Academic record: a sustained average of 65% and above (your final mark will determine your consideration for the intake into the program). Strong knowledge of the Systems Development Life Cycle. Strong mathematical and statistical skills. Firm understanding of database functionality. Strong analytical skills. Strong programming skills. The ability to plan, research, analyse and interpret data. Good communication and language skills. Strong leadership qualities. Applicants must be under the age of 28.  Program DurationThe program spans over 12 months, with the option to extend for a further period thereafter. The first 6 months focuses on theoretical training, followed by 6 months of on-the-job training.  Apply Now If you are interested and meet the above requirements, please send the following documents to graduates@pbtgroup.co.za.CV ID Matric Certificate Academic Transcripts (Results) for Tertiary Education Degree Certificate if you have finished  Please note that only South African residents with a valid ID document will be considered. If the above does not accompany your application, we will not be able to consider you for our Graduate Program.
Salary: Negotiable

BI Support Developer Reference No: 3963357514 | Cape Town, South Africa | Posted on: 14 June 2022

PBT Group has an opportunity for a BI Support Consultant:To manage the support for all the solutions, specially the business intelligence ones; To meet the SLA for incidents/service requests and minor’s enhancements working in coordination with BRM on priorities of minor’s enhancements demands. To respond against any escalation or critical situation. Ensure the business continuity by supporting the environment and the BI solutions. Enforce support process are met, document and work in support continuous improvement with the support team.  Main roles and responsibilities:ProcessUnderstand and ensure IT support process and minor enhancements are met Promote standards Document solutions / extend knowledge base Onboard process to new support member set upApplication Maintenance:Ensure application life cycle is in accordance with IT guidelines Ensure documentation is up to date in the Knowledge Management system. Ensure quality and efficiency of support. Contribute to key user communitiesIT Solutions Minor Enhancements:Understand the minors’ enhancements request from users; manage the delivery Challenge the request to understand is there is a regional solution for the sameVendor Management:Liaise with vendors where required in order to ensure continuous improvement.    Experience:Experience / Background:Experience in coordination and vendor management for technical support Experience of structured techniques and methodologies Preferably 3 years’ experience in an IT Business Intelligence environment Demonstrated problem solving and analytical skills Good communication and interpersonal skills. Proven record of team working. Assertive, proactive, motivational. Ability to work under pressure and meet agreed deadlines. Must be well organized and committed to providing excellent customer service Experience working with a multi-cultural teamSpecific Expertise:Data warehousing practicesToolsKnowledge of Business Intelligence tools:Qlikview, Oracle BI, Power BIKnowledge of Databases: Oracle, SQL Server  Qualifications/ Certification:Computer related qualification
Salary: Negotiable

Accountant Reference No: 3010118369 | Cape Town, South Africa | Posted on: 09 June 2022

PBT Group has a requirement for an Accountant based at our head office in Century City, Cape Town.   Job Purpose: The Accountant provides financial information by maintaining and reconciling accounts and preparing financial reports for business decision making.   Duties:Full accounting function, including processing and preparing of monthly accounting records. Bank recons, General Ledger and subsidiary ledger reconciliations. Processing accounts payable and receivable, including managing the full debtors and creditors function. Compiling invoices and monthly customer statements. Analysing financial information and explaining variances. Calculation and submission of VAT returns, including VAT reconciliations. Fixed Asset Registers – Monthly depreciation & the accuracy of maintaining the Fix Asset Registers. Intercompany transactions – Interest Calculations & maintaining amortized schedules. Financial Reporting – Income statements, Balance sheets, management accounts, etc. Liaise with external Auditors. Foreign exchange differences – valuation of foreign clients and bank accounts. Ad hoc financial and administrative support to employees and finance team.   Requirements/Skills needed:Matric Certification Clear criminal record Valid driver’s license and own transport Computer literate Minimum of 5 years’ experience as Accountant Bookkeeping qualification / accounting diploma  Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:Pastel knowledge and proficiency SAGE Evolution (would be advantageous) Microsoft Word and Excel proficiency Deadline-oriented Reporting skills Attention to detail Confidentiality Thoroughness Quality focus
Salary: Negotiable

SQL BI Developer Reference No: 3951591681 | Cape Town, South Africa | Posted on: 06 June 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 Analyst Reference No: 2011158008 | Cape Town, South Africa | Posted on: 06 June 2022

A BI Business Analyst or BIBA has a crucially important role to play, in bridging any gaps between business and IT, to understand how data-driven changes to process, products, services, software and hardware can improve efficiencies and add value for clients.   The BIBA is involved in the end-to-end Data Product Lifecyle, including requirement definition, data analysis, data modeling   Skills Required:Mid-level: at least 3 years’ experience with a proven track record of delivering Data & Analytics projects through facilitating the Data/Analytics Development Lifecycle. SQL skills preferable, but not a primary requirement Facilitate user requirements workshops Document user requirements Apply BIBA methodology in agile environments Some systems analysis (source-to-target mappings, data profiling) Deep knowledge of modern data platforms Strong leadership and people skills (will be required to work closely with all Data & Analytics Guilds and with business users) 
Salary: Negotiable

Data Engineer Reference No: 928516494 | Cape Town, South Africa | Posted on: 06 June 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

BI Business Analyst (BIBA) Reference No: 2858043065 | Cape Town, South Africa | Posted on: 06 June 2022

PBT Group has an opportunity for a Business Intelligence Business Analyst (BIBA). A BI Business Analyst or BIBA has a crucially important role to play, in bridging any gaps between business and IT, to understand how data-driven changes to process, products, services, software and hardware can improve efficiencies and add value for clients.   The Business Intelligence Business Analyst (BIBA) primarily serves as liaison between the end users and BI project team and gathers business requirements. The BIBA is an expert in understanding business objectives, questions, and problems, and at obtaining and presenting data to address the issues. The analyst understands the tools and techniques used to create data results that range from basic queries through multidimensional analyses and data mining, forming new relations and derivations as necessary, and extracting the maximum amount of valid information content from the data. Extensive insight into the business and the data are essential.   The BIBA participates in design of data marts to provide the optimal balance of data availability, format, flexibility, and performance. The BIBA is involved in the end-to-end Data Product Lifecyle, including requirement definition, data analysis, data modelling.   Duties:   1. Requirement’s definition phase:Interview end users to determine requirements for data, reports, analyses, metadata, training, service levels, data quality, and performance Help identify and assess potential data sources Validate that BI meets requirements and service level agreements Coordinate prototype reviews Gather prototype feedback Document requirements in relevant formats:Data Warehouse content requirements Data Mart requirements Information output requirements Information exploitation tool – functional requirements2. Data Profiling, Feasibility and Scope Definition Phase:Analyse business information requirements Recommend appropriate scope of requirements and priorities Work with production data to validate business requirements Map business needs/requirements to subject area model and to logical enterprise model Discover dimension hierarchies Validate hierarchies with production data Define business rules for state detection3. Design Phase:Work with architects to translate requirements into technical specifications Discover business transformation rules Work with production data to design access structures Classify business users by type Develop security rules/standards Create state transformation models4. Development Phase:On-hand support to development team to accurately interpret requirements and translate into a quality solution.5. Testing Phase:Plan acceptance test (functional and data integrity) Execute acceptance test plan internally Facilitate user acceptance testing6. Change Management and Deployment:Educate users on warehousing capabilities Design training infrastructure Define and get agreement with business users on service-level agreements Develop training materials Write users' guide Train BI users Assist with definition of support plan Interface with process teams regarding business process reengineering Assist users in finding the right information  Skills and Experience Required: At least 3 / 5 years’ experience with a proven track record of delivering Data & Analytics projects through facilitating the Data/Analytics Development Lifecycle.   1. General BA competenciesBusiness analysis planning and monitoring Requirement’s elicitation Requirements management and communication Business architecture analysis Requirement’s analysis Solution assessment and validation2. BA tools and techniquesAcceptance and Evaluation Criteria Definition Benchmarking Brainstorming Business Rules Analysis Data Dictionary and Glossary Data Flow Diagrams Data Modeling Decision Analysis Document Analysis Focus Groups Interviews Metrics and Key Performance Indicators Non-functional Requirements Analysis Observation Organization Modeling Problem Tracking Process Modeling Prototyping Requirements Workshops Risk Analysis Scenarios and Use Cases Structured Walkthrough3. Personal skills:Strong communication skills. Good writing skills. Must be able to pay attention to detail. Work independently. Must be a team player. Work on more than one project at a time. Strong leadership and people skills (will be required to work closely with all Data & Analytics Guilds and with business users)4. BI Project related skills:Apply BIBA methodology in agile environments Strong SQL skills Some systems analysis (source-to-target mappings, data profiling) Deep knowledge of modern data platformsGood general understanding of the relevant industry. Substantial business analysis experience in a BI environment. A good understanding of business processes. Ability to assimilate and apply relevant business principles. Be able to work within the framework of project methodologies and work independently on support and maintenance tasks.  Required Qualifications/ Certification:Ideally candidates should have an IT or business-related qualification. FTI or similar BA qualification will be advantageous.
Salary: Negotiable

Power BI Front End Developer with strong analysis experience Reference No: 3673863337 | Johannesburg, South Africa | Posted on: 06 June 2022

PBT Group, Data Specialists, has a requirement for a mid-senior Power BI Front End Developer with strong analysis experience.   Duties: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.  Required Skills:Solid experience with Power BI Strong analysis experience Data warehouse modeling skills is advantageous, in order to understand the data warehouse data models. A sound knowledge of SQL, or the language used to access the data warehouse from the access- or end-user reporting tools. A sound knowledge of the capabilities of the data access- and reporting tools, to know what their capabilities and shortcomings are – in order to exploit or avoid those aspects in the end user programs or reports. Keep abreast of new releases of these tools and work-arounds to overcome problem areas using these tools. Exposure to various BI front end applications, with working knowledge in at least one of them. Strong ability to analyse user requirements and build front-end BI applications according to specifications. Knowledge of scripting languages. Experience with one or more of the industry standard databases desired. Attention to detail and strong logical reasoning ability. Good communication skills. Pride of work, thoroughness and attention to detail.  Required Qualifications / Training:Relevant data warehouse and BI solution training is essential. B.Sc. or related degree is advantageous. 2+ years programming experience.
Salary: Negotiable

Senior Java Developer Reference No: 3714844102 | Johannesburg, South Africa | Posted on: 06 June 2022

PBT Group has an opportunity for a Senior Java Developer. We are looking for an exceptional individual to build Java integration services and applications with an enthusiasm for solving interesting technical challenges in a Banking environment. Be involved in all aspects of development playing a critical role in design, planning, development and deployment.   The ideal candidate will not just be an outstanding Java developer, but will bring a mindset of creativity, innovation and balanced bleeding edge technology development with a relentless pursuit of timely product engineering delivery. The role requires ownership, logical thinking, and estimation of your own work, coding, unit testing, trouble shooting and performance optimizations. The candidate will work in an Agile (SCRUM) environment and will be allocated and co-located to a small agile development team (squad). The candidate will collaborate with team members to understand the problem & define, design, and ship new features through the development lifecycle. This includes brainstorm, contribution to new ideas, conceive innovative strategies, and implement solutions to difficult problems. Must be able to work independently, effectively and efficiently in a collaborative agile environment with scrum masters, solution engineers, designers, and developers.     Duties: Key Roles, Responsibilities and Skills/Competencies:Strong technical/ software engineering background (‘hands-on’) Strong application/software development or programming background in Java Good experience in system, application architecture, design, development, implementation and deployment (end-to-end). Ability to work on different tiers of the application Object oriented Design and MVC-pattern Experience on web technologies (Web Development JavaScript Frameworks - preferably Angular 4, JavaScript, CSS, HTML5, Etc.) Solid experience on J2EE (Servlet, JSP, JDBC, JMS, EJB), Spring Framework, JPA, Hibernate, Open-Source Frameworks Solid experience with SOA-Architecture with the related integration protocols (e.g., Web Services (SOAP/XML), REST & JSON, and MQ), as well as the related SOA-security requirements/models. Solid application database management practices in a high-volume Java environment (SQL, DB2, and NoSql – Cassandra/MongoDB). Solid JEE/WebSphere Foundation experience, especially on WebSphere Application Server, JBOSS, Linux, Virtualisation technologies and Caching technologies. Design, build and run of IBM Websphere Application Server Infrastructure Solutions Migration from proprietary Application Servers to WAS Performance and troubleshooting of WAS Infrastructure Good experience with integrated system environments Practical experience in a high-volume banking environment. (E.g., application clustering, scaling, multi-threading, session management, etc.) Experience with re-use and standardisation, security considerations, deployment architecture like automated application builds, software configuration management & tools, etc. Experience with Application Integration challenges in a big corporate environment with ESB’s e.g. WebSphere MessageBroker, DataPower, MQ-Series, and API-Connect. Proven ability as a problem-solver Self-driven, self-starter, technology leader, and able to work independently.Must have working experience on the following tools/IDEsEclipse InteliJ Git Maven Jenkins SonarQube NexusDebugging & troubleshooting. Write well documented and maintainable code. Passion for software excellence and be quality driven. You must be prepared to bring new ideas to the workplace, but also to accept how things have been done and the reasons for doing things this way.  Experience:10+ years Java application programming/development experience 8+ years JEE-Experience 5+ years Application Server experience i.e. Websphere Application Server 5+ years relational database experience (DB2 preferred) Strong application/software development or programming background in Java. Good experience in system, application architecture, design, development, implementation and deployment (end-to-end). Ability to work on different tiers of the application Object oriented Design and MVC-pattern. Experience on web technologies (Web Development JavaScript Frameworks - preferably Angular 4, JavaScript, CSS, HTML5, Etc.). Solid experience on J2EE (Servlet, JSP, JDBC, JMS, EJB), Spring Framework, JPA, Hibernate, Open Source Frameworks. Solid experience with SOA-Architecture with the related integration protocols (e.g. Web Services (SOAP/XML), REST & JSON, and MQ), as well as the related SOA-security requirements/models. Solid application database management practices in a high volume Java environment (SQL, DB2, and NoSql – assandra/MongoDB). Solid JEE/WebSphere Foundation experience, especially on WebSphere Application Server, JBOSS, Linux, Virtualisation technologies and Caching technologies. Design, build and run of IBM Websphere Application Server Infrastructure Solutions Migration from proprietary Application Servers to WAS. Performance and troubleshooting of WAS Infrastructure. Good experience with integrated system environments.  Qualifications/ Certification:B-Degree in Computer Science or related technical field.
Salary: Negotiable

Microsoft BI Developer Reference No: 3496612131 | Johannesburg, South Africa | Posted on: 06 June 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

SAS / SQL Data Engineer Reference No: 2194997981 | Johannesburg, South Africa | Posted on: 06 June 2022

PBT Group is looking for an experienced SAS / SQL 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. Strong SQL experience. Experience with the MS BI stack (SSIS, SSRS, SSAS) would be beneficial.  Qualifications/ Certification:A degree in Computer Science / Information Systems / Business Administration / Commerce or equivalent SAS Certification would be an advantage
Salary: Negotiable

BI Business Analyst (BIBA) Reference No: 3355054566 | Johannesburg, South Africa | Posted on: 06 June 2022

PBT Group has an opportunity for a Business Intelligence Business Analyst (BIBA). A BI Business Analyst or BIBA has a crucially important role to play, in bridging any gaps between business and IT, to understand how data-driven changes to process, products, services, software and hardware can improve efficiencies and add value for clients.   The Business Intelligence Business Analyst (BIBA) primarily serves as liaison between the end users and BI project team and gathers business requirements. The BIBA is an expert in understanding business objectives, questions, and problems, and at obtaining and presenting data to address the issues. The analyst understands the tools and techniques used to create data results that range from basic queries through multidimensional analyses and data mining, forming new relations and derivations as necessary, and extracting the maximum amount of valid information content from the data. Extensive insight into the business and the data are essential.   The BIBA participates in design of data marts to provide the optimal balance of data availability, format, flexibility, and performance. The BIBA is involved in the end-to-end Data Product Lifecyle, including requirement definition, data analysis, data modelling.   Duties:   1. Requirement’s definition phase:Interview end users to determine requirements for data, reports, analyses, metadata, training, service levels, data quality, and performance Help identify and assess potential data sources Validate that BI meets requirements and service level agreements Coordinate prototype reviews Gather prototype feedback Document requirements in relevant formats:Data Warehouse content requirements Data Mart requirements Information output requirements Information exploitation tool – functional requirements2. Data Profiling, Feasibility and Scope Definition Phase:Analyse business information requirements Recommend appropriate scope of requirements and priorities Work with production data to validate business requirements Map business needs/requirements to subject area model and to logical enterprise model Discover dimension hierarchies Validate hierarchies with production data Define business rules for state detection3. Design Phase:Work with architects to translate requirements into technical specifications Discover business transformation rules Work with production data to design access structures Classify business users by type Develop security rules/standards Create state transformation models4. Development Phase:On-hand support to development team to accurately interpret requirements and translate into a quality solution.5. Testing Phase:Plan acceptance test (functional and data integrity) Execute acceptance test plan internally Facilitate user acceptance testing6. Change Management and Deployment:Educate users on warehousing capabilities Design training infrastructure Define and get agreement with business users on service-level agreements Develop training materials Write users' guide Train BI users Assist with definition of support plan Interface with process teams regarding business process reengineering Assist users in finding the right information  Skills and Experience Required: At least 3 / 5 years’ experience with a proven track record of delivering Data & Analytics projects through facilitating the Data/Analytics Development Lifecycle.   1. General BA competenciesBusiness analysis planning and monitoring Requirement’s elicitation Requirements management and communication Business architecture analysis Requirement’s analysis Solution assessment and validation2. BA tools and techniquesAcceptance and Evaluation Criteria Definition Benchmarking Brainstorming Business Rules Analysis Data Dictionary and Glossary Data Flow Diagrams Data Modeling Decision Analysis Document Analysis Focus Groups Interviews Metrics and Key Performance Indicators Non-functional Requirements Analysis Observation Organization Modeling Problem Tracking Process Modeling Prototyping Requirements Workshops Risk Analysis Scenarios and Use Cases Structured Walkthrough3. Personal skills:Strong communication skills. Good writing skills. Must be able to pay attention to detail. Work independently. Must be a team player. Work on more than one project at a time. Strong leadership and people skills (will be required to work closely with all Data & Analytics Guilds and with business users)4. BI Project related skills:Apply BIBA methodology in agile environments Strong SQL skills Some systems analysis (source-to-target mappings, data profiling) Deep knowledge of modern data platformsGood general understanding of the relevant industry. Substantial business analysis experience in a BI environment. A good understanding of business processes. Ability to assimilate and apply relevant business principles. Be able to work within the framework of project methodologies and work independently on support and maintenance tasks.  Required Qualifications/ Certification:Ideally candidates should have an IT or business-related qualification. FTI or similar BA qualification will be advantageous.
Salary: Negotiable

BI Analyst Reference No: 1965482096 | Johannesburg, South Africa | Posted on: 06 June 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

Data Engineer Reference No: 3452658987 | Cape Town, South Africa | Posted on: 06 June 2022

PBT Group has a requirement for a Senior Microsoft BI Developer who knows SSIS, SSAS, SSRS and Power BI. Ab Initio experience would be an advantage. REQUIRED SKILLS: - Microsoft BI: Strong SQL, SSIS, SSAS, SSRS and Power BI - 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

Data Management Consultant (Credit Data) Reference No: 3593314085 | Cape Town, South Africa | Posted on: 06 June 2022

PBT Group has an opportunity for Data Management Consultant to deliver data management, governance, stewardship and ownership principles and best practice across all Business and Operations.   Duties:Implement data governance framework to exercise authority control and shared decision making over the management of data assets. Maintain frameworks, standards, policies, and guidelines on how to use the data management technologies that support enterprise architectures in alignment with the required business needs Understand strategic enterprise data needs as well as the global data strategy. Devise the data roadmap driving towards data standardisation. Identify, source and make available key data required for day-to-day operational reporting and analytics in the Analytics Ecosystem platform. Apply Data Quality techniques to data to provide assurance that it is fit for consumption and meets the needs of consumers Establish project processes, standards, guidelines, and structures for master data, metadata and configuration data elements as well as data cleansing, data migration and upload activities Enable and clarify the mapping of all relevant master data management landscape that manages the distribution, replication, and archival of group’s data quality and master data management solutions Build reporting and analytics solutions to enable and improve decision-making  Experience: 1 x Data Management Specialist with the following skillsets:Microsoft Purview Informatica Data Quality, Metadata Management and Business Glossary Microsoft Azure Data Factory Azure Power Platform Engineering (Power BI) DevOps (Data Ops) Agile Methodology  Qualifications/ Certification:A degree in Computer Science / Information Systems / Business Administration / Commerce or equivalent 
Salary: Negotiable

QlikView Front End Developer Reference No: 3934646975 | Cape Town, South Africa | Posted on: 01 June 2022

PBT Group has a vacancy for strong QlikView Front End Developer. Programming skills would be a plus.   DUTIES: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.  SKILLS REQUIRED:Strong QlikView Front End Development experience Data warehouse modelling skills is advantageous, in order to understand the data warehouse data models. A sound knowledge of SQL, or the language used to access the data warehouse from the access- or end-user reporting tools. A sound knowledge of the capabilities of the data access- and reporting tools, to know what their capabilities and shortcomings are – in order to exploit or avoid those aspects in the end user programs or reports. Keep abreast of new releases of these tools and work-arounds to overcome problem areas using these tools. Exposure to various BI front end applications, with working knowledge in at least one of them. Strong ability to analyse user requirements and build front-end BI applications according to specifications. Knowledge of scripting languages. Experience with one or more of the industry standard databases desired. Attention to detail and strong logical reasoning ability. Good communication skills. Pride of work, thoroughness and attention to detail.  REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS / TRAINING:Relevant data warehouse and BI solution training is essential. Sc. or related degree is advantageous.
Salary: Negotiable

Recruitment Specialist Reference No: 1646437613 | Cape Town, South Africa | Posted on: 04 May 2022

We are looking for an experienced recruiter to join our team. It is a challenging, fast-moving candidate-driven market, and the ideal candidate should be initiative-taking and tenacious enough to keep up with the pace. If you are looking to take your career to the next level and maximize your growth potential, then this is the right opportunity for you. Key Responsibilities:Source, Screen, and interview candidates to ensure we put forward the best quality candidates to clients for various technical roles Keep up to date with latest industry trends to ensure candidates can be evaluated against industry-standard assessments Generate new leads using your IT network of contacts Network online and offline with potential candidates to promote our employer brand and ensure we attract the best professionals Build relationships and coordinate with IT leaders to understand departmental goals and forecast hiring needs Write and post technical job descriptions on specialist IT job boards, social media and any other relevant channels Interview candidates combining various methods (e.g., structured interviews, technical assessments and behavioral questions) Build a candidate CRM to ensure a solid pipeline of qualified candidates - ensuring candidate is kept updated Participate in tech conferences and meetups to network with IT professionals Keep up to date with new technological trends in order to form strategic conversations with clients on future hiring needsQualification and Experience:Degree in HR, communications, marketing, or similar advantageous 4 -5 years IT or Tech recruitment experience Strong experience in sales, development or client development roles Proven work experience in recruitment - ideally as a Technical Recruiter Hands-on experience with various interview formats (e.g., Teams, Zoom, Google Hangouts) Technical expertise with an ability to understand and explain job requirements for IT roles Experience using LinkedIn Talent Solutions to source quality candidates Excellent verbal and written communication skills Strong tenacity and ability to build a solid networkKnowledge and Skills:Manage recruitment process ensuring governance Recruitment administrative support Understands and role requirement Implement the transformational recruitment planCore Competencies:Cultivates Innovation by creating new and better ways for the organisation to be successful. Client Focus - Building strong customer relationships and delivering customer-centric solutions. Drives Results - Consistently achieving results and meets deadlines, even under tough circumstances. Collaborates - Building partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives. Resilience - Rebounding from setbacks and adversity when facing difficult situations
Salary: Negotiable

HR Administrator Reference No: 285329290 | Cape Town, South Africa | Posted on: 04 May 2022

PBT Group has a role for a Human Resources Administrator to effectively execute HR administrative functions to ensure on-time delivery. About you:Appropriate Tertiary qualification in/or studying towards in Human Resources Management At least 3 years HR Administration experience. Computer literate (MSOffice and Outlook) Knowledge of Human Resources processes Problem-solving Be Pro-Active Attention to detail Deadline orientated Customer services orientated Excellent administrative skills Good organisational, communication and listening skills Excellent computer skills (Excel & MSWord, PowerPoint) Knowledge of Microsoft Office (especially Excel and PowerPoint Report writing skills Knowledge of Time and AttendanceAbout the role:Be the first point of contact for all HR-related queries. Assist HR Manager with all HR-related queries. Coordination and processing all employee HR documentation including new engagements, employee movements, promotions and terminations on the system within agreed timeframes. Monthly compilation and submission of the HR report. Ensure that all HR-related documentation is processed on the system in line with payroll deadlines. Assisting with the recruitment process Processing weekly and monthly hours 
Salary: Negotiable