BI Developer: 6 month contract
Isilumko Staffing (JHB)
Johannesburg, South Africa
12h ago
source : Executive Placements

BI Developer : (Data Modeler) : 6 months’ FTC : Johannesburg

To design and maintain optimal data models / structures at both an enterprise and system / application level that meet the business and architectural objectives of the organization.

To create structures that enable data to be persisted in a structured way to enable the value of the data to be unlocked.

To create appropriate data and class structures that enable the flow of data between providers and consumers.

  • Design data models that meet the business requirements and align to the agreed architecture framework.
  • Ensure data modelling deliverables are delivered according to project plan and budget to meet commitment to stakeholders.
  • Ensure all data modelling activities and deliverables are aligned to the development methodology and to the data modelling principles and standards
  • Apply the Client approved tooling to create the data modelling deliverables.
  • Adopt the Enterprise Data Model (which is based on the IFW) as a standard for data model designs to leverage best practice and fast track data modelling efforts.
  • Translate business requirements into data requirements.
  • Analyze and profile the source data to understand data quality issues, relationships, patterns, and rules in the data.
  • Structure data requirements into logical data constructs based on the Enterprise Data Model, including ERD models, dimensional models, and UML class models to ensure optimal implementation.
  • Compile Source to Target Mapping Specifications including the appropriate Transformation Rules
  • Identifying definitive or authoritative source of data; analyzing source data; and identifying gaps to target structures
  • Enable physical implementation of the data structure by generating the first cut physical data model from the logical data model.
  • Facilitate dataflow understanding by collating dataflow diagrams outlining the flow of data across systems and interfaces.
  • Reduce nonvalue adding work by identifying opportunity for re-use of the Enterprise Data Model
  • Maintain up to date knowledge of latest developments in the Data Modelling domain, including reading; continuous professional development courses;
  • seminars and conferences.

  • Contribute to the creation of a comprehensive governed framework by working with the data modelling CoE and contributing towards defining the data modelling standards.
  • Advise stakeholders on application of data modelling practices through consultation.
  • Perform peer review on work performed by other team members
  • Identify opportunities to improve or enhance processes
  • Provide Overall Data Management Guidance and alignment to Client's Data Management framework and standards
  • Seek opportunities to improve business processes, models, and systems through agile thinking.
  • Support the achievement of the business strategy, objectives, and values
  • Contribute to the Client Data Culture building initiatives (e.g. staff surveys).
  • Participate and support corporate responsibility initiatives for the achievement of business strategy
  • Education needed :

  • Matric + Advanced Diploma / National 1st Degree / equivalent NQF Level 6 qualification
  • Preferred : Bachelor of Commerce, Bachelor of Science : Information Systems / Computer Science
  • Skills :

    Data analysis and inference, Data Architecture Management, Data Integrity, Data Integration, Data Modelling, Industry Model Understanding, Data Warehouse Layers, Pattern Recognition, conceptual and abstract thinking, Metadata, Agile Concepts, Data Quality, Banking Product Knowledge, Data Warehousing Overview, Architecture, DevOps Tooling, and methodologies

    Experience Required :

  • Able to demonstrate practical experience in relational and dimensional modelling techniques, OO modelling experience also an advantage
  • Experience using Infosphere Data Architect or any other Data Modelling Tool
  • Experience with industry models such as IFW BFMDW
  • Broad understanding of Data Management (DMBOK), systems development lifecycle methodologies and IT Architecture
  • Relevant regulatory knowledge, and understanding of banking and financial services
  • Experience in NOSql and other forms of database modelling advantageous
  • 3yrs IT related experience with 2yrs+ in a Data Modelling role
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