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

  • Permanent
  • Johannesburg
  • Jan 8, 2019

A leading tech company has an exciting job opportunity for a SQL Developer to join their team in Johannesburg. You will develop and deliver analytical solutions in the form of reporting, dashboards/scorecards, cubes/data marts that support and inform data-driven business decisions and strategic initiatives, and optimized execution planning

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

  • Develop and execute on analytics and information delivery strategies to drive informed, evidence-based decision making, decrease time to decision making, improve competitive positioning, improve financial performance, increase productivity/efficiency, understand risks, reduce costs, and the like
  • Collaborate with business to understand and define business rules and KPI’s, and develop strategy for a reporting matrix that supports business process/solutions
  • Design, develop and deliver automated versions of mission-critical, drill-through matrix reports/dashboards/scorecards to provide business insights at all levels utilizing expertise/knowledge of Microsoft SQL Stack (SQL, SSIS, SSAS (Tabular), SSRS, PowerBI, VB) and Salesforce and other API technologies
  • Architect and support complex analytical datasets that will be leveraged by Business Analysts to perform strategic analysis and provide data mining capability to deliver insights to our business partners
  • Collaborate with other Analysts and Data Warehouse team to ensure congruency of reporting, minimize duplication of effort, and identify/rectify limitations in data sources and data delivery options

Requirements for this SQL Developer job in Johannesburg:

  • 4+ Years of practical experience in a quantitative, data-driven business environment working with data directly
  • Bachelors or more advanced degree in a quantitative or analytical field
  • Advanced knowledge of database structures and database querying tools, and prior data manipulation experience (SQL)
  • Familiarity with statistical packages and/or algorithms; Expert proficiency in Excel, PowerPoint and other MS Office Applications
  • Ability to provide both technical and analytical expertise/support in all stages of data retrieval and delivery. This includes data extraction from multiple disparate data sources (MS SQL/Oracle), synthesizing/aggregating data, business requirements gathering, and development and deployment
  • Solid understanding of system analysis and data lifecycle

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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