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DATA ANALYST REF: DAS/ZR - 369524
DATA ANALYST REF: DAS/ZR
Information Technology / Web Development / Telecommunications
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Bellville, Western Cape
Data Analyst Ref: DAS/ZR
We have an opportunity for a Data Analyst with experience using various data tools, analytical methods and data visualisation to turn data into actionable business insights. The successful candidate will have to demonstrate flexibility across the BI team working on multiple data, digital transformation as well as analytics type of initiatives.
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This is a permanent opportunity based in Cape Town
Acquire data from various data sources and combine & transform data into interpretable datasets, reports or dashboards
Assess the effectiveness and accuracy of new data sources and data gathering techniques
Extend the company’s data with third party sources of information when required
Process, cleanse and verify the integrity of data used for analysis
Perform data profiling of data contained in source systems
Provide detailed analysis of all data implemented into the database
Provide the data mapping and associated transformation rules for each data item
Ensure that the business requirements and subsequent development activities are supported by accurate information.
Responsible for the end-to-end tasks within the data analysis framework working with business representatives, product owners, etc. to define and elicit requirements, analyse data and create reports/dashboards
Analysis and Visualisation
Interpret data, analyse results using analytical techniques and provide reports and/or dashboards
Identify, analyse, and interpret trends or patterns in complex data sets
Use data to answer key questions about the business.
Own and maintain dashboards, ongoing reporting, and ad hoc requests from the organization.
Support and maintain the project data models at multiple levels of detail and functionality (conceptual, logical, normalised, relational, dimensional, application level, subject-level, integrated, etc.)
Assist Data Modelers to draw up detailed data models.
Work directly with management and other business users to gather requirements, provide status updates, and build relationships
Present information using data visualisation techniques
Facilitate requirements gathering workshops with the business
Collaborate with internal and external stakeholders to analyse information needs, functional requirements and business processes
Provide problem solving assistance to other team members
Qualifications and Experience
Diploma/Bachelor Degree - Information Systems; Statistics; Data or Computer Science; Engineering) or equivalent
Functional experience in analytics, data visualisation or reporting
10 to 12 years related experience working in an IT environment across functions
5 years of experience performing data analysis
Knowledge of and experience with reporting packages
Adept at queries, report writing and presenting findings for stakeholder use
Experience working with data in various data sources and databases
Ability to translate business requirements into non-technical terms
Demonstrated experience in handling large data sets and relational databases with proven SQL skills
Ability to comply to and manage data assets under strict governance framework
Experience in agile development desired
Business experience in financial services or financial asset management would be advantageous
Ability to work with data profiling, data quality and reference data toolsets
Knowledge of various toolsets such as SAP Hana Studio, SAP Data Services, Informatica Data Quality Suite, Cloudera big data storage and Microsoft Power BI will be advantageous.
Proficiency in MS Excel
Knowledge and Skills
Profile source data and determine all source data and metadata characteristics
Advanced analytics to address business requirements
Data Warehouse Modeling
Statistical analysis and data