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Job description

The TFG BI capability is in a re-engineering stage – WE ARE BUILDING FOR THE FUTURE (THE NEXT WAVE OF DATA WAREHOUSING prone to INFORMATION INSIGHT), which includes Big-Data; Unstructured and Structured data; Data Visualisation; Customer, Product and Manufacturing Analytics; Sentiment Analysis etc.

If you have an in-depth knowledge of data warehousing ETL and reporting processes within a BI environment and you are committed to quality, then join our commitment to developing world-class IT Solutions. With a robust strategy focusing on People, Process and Technology, we believe that our culture and the quality of our people are our greatest strengths. As such, we need to employ top talent to support our key business functions.

Key performance areas:

  • Use a BI tool to produce reports and dashboards from the Enterprise Data Warehouse for the Group
  • Performing data analysis and extracts from the Enterprise Data Warehouse for the Group
  • Make changes to database tables, packages and solutions
  • Ability to use marketing tools, preferably SAS Marketing Automation
  • Investigate and implement solutions to Data Warehouse problems
  • Liaise with users regarding problems / requirements
  • You will be expected to provide technical leadership and mentorship to the junior members of the team.
  • Responsible for the enhancement and support of SQL Server data warehouse (EDW), SSRS reports, SSAS cubes and Tableau reports.
  • Business engagement to ensure that requirements are understood and that technical solutions are met and exceed business expectations
  • Liaison with data warehouse source teams to when changes happen in source teams and to inform source teams of any data warehousing issues.
  • Use a BI tool (Tableau and Microsoft SSRS) to produce reports and dashboards from the Enterprise Data Warehouse for the Group
  • Work with cutting edge development ito optimising business performance within SQL Server 2016 environment using complex data modelling and analytics
  • Performing data analysis and extracts from the Enterprise Data Warehouse for the Group
  • Make changes to database tables, packages and solutions
  • Investigate and implement solutions to Data Warehouse problems
  • Liaise with users regarding problems / requirements

To qualify for this position, you will need:

  • A relevant tertiary qualification
  • Minimum of 8 – 12 years’ relevant experience
  • To be proficient in SQL and Server Suite (SSAS and SSRS)
  • To have experience in Reporting Tools with Tableau being advantageous
  • Sound understanding and experience in data warehousing concepts and principles
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
  • To be able to perform at a high level of accuracy
  • The ability to use your initiative to determine solutions to problems
  • A customer service orientation
  • The ability to anticipate and evaluate the impact of possible problem solutions prior to implementation
  • To work as part of a team and independently
  • The ability to communicate effectively in written and spoken English
  • To be well-motivated, well organised and able to work under pressure to tight deadlines
  • Creative skills in the presentation of information in an easily assimilated form

PREFERENCE WILL BE GIVEN, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, CANDIDATES FROM DESIGNATED GROUPS IN TERMS OF THE EMPLOYMENT EQUITY ACT.

Check out more at: https://www.tfgcareers.co.za/vacancies

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