Senior Data Warehouse DevOps Specialist
Dimension Data
Johannesburg, South Africa
13d ago

Senior Data Warehouse DevOps Specialist

Looking for the next step in your career? Enjoy a challenge? Do you have an ambition for innovation? Want to make a difference?

If you join our growing global team, you’ll be working for an industry leader with offices across five continents, in over 47 countries and more than 28 000 employees.

You will work with some of the leading world brands across the Fortune 100 and Fortune 500 companies who are all relying on Dimension Data to help them use the power of technology to achieve their ambition in this digital era.

You’ll be part of a team who’s passionate about making a difference to the way technology shapes how we live and work whether it’s protecting the rhino, connecting the G20 Summit, or revolutionising cycling, giving you the opportunity to do great things.

You’ll be joining a Global Top Employer, recognised for investing in talent because people are at the heart of our success.

You provide the skills, passion and ideas, and we’ll provide the platform to realise your ambitions.Great talent. Great teams.

Great work. Great opportunities.

Want to be part of our team?

The Senior IT Management Information (MI) Developer is a mid-level position in the IT Management Information job family.

They operate at a Function level and take their instructions from the Senior IT MI Manager.

The primary responsibility of the Senior IT MI Developer is to advise on the development of medium to high complexity management information systems that will ensure the promotion of operational efficiency and effectiveness for the Internal IT Function.

What you'll be doing

Manage and maintain documentation

These individuals ensure the maintenance of all technical documentation of the Internal IT management information systems.

They manage source code in order to enable concurrent development and ensure that the relevant internal stakeholders are informed and alerted of any out of line situations.

Develop software and build reports

The Senior IT MI Developer develops applications and reports in line with the required specifications. These individuals interrogate information to ensure the compilation of reports, specifying the criteria to obtain the necessary data using structured query language (SQL).

They build these queries to generate data for reports and build management system reports to format data and provide interactive reports which are user friendly and comprehensive.

He / she ensure that applications and reports are tested prior to obtaining approval from the relevant internal stakeholders.

Maintain applications and reports

The Senior IT MI Developer ensures that all reported bugs are catalogued, investigating the causes of the bugs and ensuring the resolution of these.

They review previously catalogued solution components and make recommendations for improvement. These individuals ensure the setup of the backup process for all databases and checks that all backups are generated daily and are valid.

Behavioural skills

The Senior IT MI Developer displays excellent analytical ability and technical expertise. They demonstrate good attention to detail and have excellent planning and organising skills.

They display good interpersonal skills and are able to work with relevant internal stakeholders. These individuals have excellent verbal and written communication skills and are able to manage assigned work processes.

They are able to coach and mentor more junior Developers, contributing to the success of the team.

What would make you a good fit for this role?

Develop and optimise SQL tables, views, procedures, and query statements

Develop acquisition solutions, which will include SQL / SSIS, Replications, ESB technologies, and bespoke API solutions

Develop and maintain optimal SQL Indexing strategies

Ensure performance, security, and availability of databases and associated services

Handle common database procedures like upgrades, backups, recovery, migration, etc.

Profile server resource usage, and optimise and tweak as necessary

Create, manage and optimise SQL server jobs

Evaluate new technologies and be able to build Proofs of Concepts

Prepare design specifications, and detailed solution documentation

Collaborate with other team members and stakeholders

Participate in Agile ceremonies like feature / story development, backlog grooming, and daily scrums

Join our growing global team and accelerate your career with Dimension Data. Apply today.

Diversity in Dimension Data

Dimension Data is an equal opportunity employer with a global culture that embraces diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be unfairly discriminated against on any arbitrary ground including race, colour, sex, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, or other protected category.

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