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SQL Developer – Information Technology job – Market related salary – Johannesburg, South Africa

  • Permanent
  • Johannesburg
  • May 1, 2019

A leading online marketing company has an exciting job opportunity for a SQL Developer to join their team in Johannesburg. If you are looking for an exciting opportunity in a fast-paced environment, this job could be perfect for you

Your key job responsibilities as the SQL Developer in Johannesburg will include:

  • Research, develop, and apply methods for measuring, analyzing and optimizing our processes & marketing interventions
  • Identify appropriate models / algorithms to mine large datasets and develop rich insights into customer behavior
  • Develop new algorithms and methods for solve critical business problems and optimizing business performance and revenue
  • Identify key trends in large datasets and interact with marketing teams to understand the impact of these trends and identify possible courses of action to mitigate / take advantage of the trends identified
  • Develop, interpret and distribute key KPI’s & insights to management and business stake-holders
  • Perform analyses to understand customer behavior, risks, opportunities and trends
  • Improve processes and data recording where opportunities arise

Requirements for this SQL Developer job in Johannesburg:

  • Degree in Statistics, Economics, Applied Mathematics or similar. Other analytical qualifications will also be considered such as Computer Science or Engineering
  • Understanding of statistics & mathematical modeling and the application of statistical sampling and analysis
  • Practical ability to visualize data, communicate the data, and utilize it effectively in a marketing context
  • High level of computer literacy (advanced MS-Excel and SQL)
  • Practical experience with data mining
  • Practical experience building algorithmsThe ability to distil problem definitions, models and constraints from informal business requirements; and to deal with ambiguity, competing objectives and incomplete variables
  • Ability to simplify complex algorithms to ensure understanding of users
  • Extensive knowledge of T-SQL language
  • Extensive experience with SSIS is essential
  • Create complex queries on large data sets for manipulation
  • Knowledge of CLR(C#) SQL functions advantages
  • Must have demonstrated skills in the Microsoft SQL Server 2008R2/2012 suite including: SQL Server Relational Database Management System; Proven T-SQL development skills; SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS); and Service Broker

If you meet the above requirements for this SQL Developer job in Johannesburg, please send your CV through to If you do not receive any feedback within 7 days of your application, please be advised that you were not successful in making the shortlist

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