EMPLOYMENT TYPE :
8-month contract with probability of extension
Client is based in Cape Town but the position can be done remotely
DESCRIPTION OF THE POSITION :
Design, document and communicate technical solutions that deliver on business requirements.
Fulfill the role of subject matter expert on all technical aspects of BI products.
Oversee all BI development / modelling activity incl. code reviews, issue resolution and general support.
Develop technical standards and best practices.
Identify opportunities to enhance and automate technical processes and solutions across BI projects and support operations.
Support developers / modellers to develop data and analytical models.
Form relationships and orchestrate delivery with key technical stakeholders across our business incl. solutions architects, data architects, business architects and compliance practitioners.
Engage with technology vendors and external technical experts when conceptualising, designing or implementing technical solutions.
Attend and present solutions at internal architecture forums.
Designing (and assisting with design) of architecture used by specialists in solutions.
Constant refinement to standardize and implement new functionality based on experience and lessons learnt.
Designing and building reusable artefacts to improve speed of delivery and reliability of solutions.
Identifying performance enhancements for BI and Integration solutions.
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS :
Knowledge of Kimball methodology, Teradata, Attunity, Cloudera and advanced visualisation technologies, solutions architecture and data management experience is preferred but not required.
QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED :
BSc Computer Science, or related qualification.
EXPERIENCE REQUIRED :
8 - 10 years lead developer / modeller experience in a BI environment.
Experience with dimensional modelling
Experience with Extract Transform and Load processes (ETL).
Should be experienced and a real team player
ADVANTAGEOUS SKILLS :
TOGAF certification will be advantageous.
Excellent SAP HANA skills preferred
Please note : If you have not heard from us within 2 weeks, please consider your application unsuccessful.