Senior Data Analyst
IQbusiness South Africa
Johannesburg, Gauteng
Permanent
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Posted 14 September 2020

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Job Description

We are looking for a Senior Data Analyst to join our dynamic and diverse team of Data Specialists at IQbusiness. We are seeking people that are passionate about using data to solve problems, to turn data into information and information into insight that will lead to informed business decisions.  We are committed to growing each individual and providing them with the challenges, feedback and support needed to achieve success in their career.

Key Responsibilities And/or Outputs

  • Interpret data, analyze results and interpret trends enabling continuous improvement in data quality and overall business performance
  • Create detailed specifications that specify data sources, data flows, data transformations, data storage and reporting
  • Produce documentation such as source-to-target-maps, data dictionaries and data models
  • Create test cases and scenarios used to ensure quality assurance
  • Interact and collaborate with technical and business stakeholders to identify data sources, find data definitions for master and metadata as well as formulate and implement solutions
  • Promote the use of existing enterprise and divisional data standards to enhance data quality, ensure constant compliance and adherence to data governance principles
  • Promote reusability, maintainability, reliability, and scalability in design and development of data solutions
  • Process live and confidential data according to specified guidelines
  • Evaluate changes and updates to source production systems that could impact reporting and eventually business decisions
  • Lead and mentor Junior Data team members on career development, Data frameworks and best practices

Requirements

  • 7 - 12 years of experience in analyzing and using data to solve problems
  • Matric and Tertiary equivalent experience or preferably, an ICT relevant diploma or degree
  • Ability to lead and add structure into project environments and teams 
  • Knowledge and experience in Data frameworks, practices and tooling (e.g. DAMA, Apache, etc)
  • Experience in database and data warehouse design and in building logical and physical data models 
  • Practical technical experience using database management tools(SQL) and reporting tools(Power BI)
  • Analytical skills and demonstrates a deep interest in research
  • Demonstrates the ability to collect, organize, analyze, and disseminate significant amounts of information with attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to draw actionable insights from raw data and information to help further the business’s cause
  • Ability to communicate well with different types of stakeholders, adapt to different project environments and play a flexible role in projects
  • Have a drivers' license and a willingness to travel