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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 hr@initiateinternational.co.za. 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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