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Data Services Analyst at Sanlam

  • Permanent Senior position

  • Bellville, Western Cape

  • Undisclosed cost to company

  • Job 2259552 | Ref IT CW13

  • Posted 10 Oct 2018 by Sanlam


About the Position

Output/Core Tasks of the job:

  • Engage with Business Analysts and Functional resources in assessing the Business requirement, impact and data lineage requirements that include the data quality process
  • Interpret a functional specification and translate requirements in preparation for a DS job build
  • Determine data validation and assess if dashboards are required
  • Understand the Central Management Console and manage Administration & Authorisations
  • Provide multi-user support (check-in/check-out) and version control
  • Design, build and deliver Data Service Solutions:
  • Complex transformation logic
  • Exception handling & troubleshooting processes
  • Scheduling and monitoring/dashboards for batch & real-time jobs
  • Understand SAP Data Services' broad source and target applications
  • Understand the interoperability and flexibility with web services-based applications
  • Advise the business on high performance parallel transformations and grid computing as well as hardware, resource and network requirements
  • Guide business on optimising data processes while considering system scalability and limitations
  • Conform to- and develop best practices and principles of use
  • Facilitate end-user and administrator training and workshops
  • Rapidly assess a given situation, its data impacts and requirements and express the requirement concisely
  • DS Implementation or SAP Product support experience

Requirements:

  • Qualifications:
  • University Degree (B.Eng, B.Sc or B.Com)
  • SAP qualification will be highly beneficial
  • Experience:
  • Minimum 3 - 4 years' business experience
  • Working data experience
  • SAP DS knowledge & practical experience
  • Knowledge:
  • Strong understanding of Relational Database modelling & SQL or database logic
  • Understanding of scripting languages, i.e. Python or similar
  • Be capable of debugging and profiling data while understanding complex data impacts across the organisation
  • Be proficient in Data Integration, Data Quality and Data Governance concepts
  • Understand SAP Data Services' broad source and target applications
  • Understand the interoperability and flexibility with web services-based applications
  • DS Implementation or SAP Product support experience
  • Have a good understanding of the ETL Solution, DS System Architecture & Landscape
  • Have the core skills of a Data Services (DS) Developer.
  • Competencies:
  • Logical reasoning ability
  • Strong process understanding
  • Accuracy and attention to detail a necessity
  • Analytical & numerical ability
  • Verbal & written communication
  • Planning & organising
  • Strong interpersonal & people interaction skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Action & results orientation
  • Working in a structured environment
  • Interests:
  • Financial trends
  • Impact of IT in finance (preferable)
  • Information technology (preferable)

Closing Date: 24 October 2018

Desired Skills

  • Strong process understanding
  • Analytical & numerical ability
  • Planning & organising
  • Accuracy and attention to detail

Desired Qualification Accreditation

  • Degree

About The Employer

The Sanlam Personal Finance (SPF) cluster is responsible for Sanlam's retail business in South Africa. SPF provides clients across different market segments (entry-level, middle-income, affluent, professional market and business owners) with a comprehensive range of appropriate and competitive financial solutions. These include traditional life insurance risk and savings products, investment, retirement, health and fiduciary services. Designed to facilitate long-term wealth creation, protection and niche financing, these solutions are engineered around client needs.

As Wealthsmiths™ we believe in creating and cultivating a positive, energised working environment that gives you every opportunity to achieve success. Sanlam is committed to transformation and embracing diversity. This commitment is what drives us to achieve a diverse workplace with employment equity as a key goal to create an inclusive workforce, representative of the demographics of our society as well as people with disabilities.


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