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Quality Assurance Engineer Reference No: 509748222 | Cape Town, South Africa | Posted on: 17 May 2022

PBT has an opportunity for a QA Engineer. The QA Engineer will need to Independently design, develop & enhance test automation scripts/frameworks. The incumbent will need to conduct the relevant root cause analysis and collaborate with QA Analysts and Software Developers to develop solutions suitable for the environment. About the role: Digital Retail Banking Experience Responsibilities include: Work closely with a team to ensure script implementation comply with best practices and testability requirements. Work closely with software developers and test engineers to understand software workflows, use cases and specifications in creating automated tests across the application. Expand automation framework to provide additional test capabilities. Analyse existing systems to find areas for improvement. Actively participate in an agile development process. About you: Experience with API/Services Automated Test Frameworks. Knowledge of Test Data Management. Knowledge of Test Reporting Frameworks. Device-level testing experience. General SDLC process skills Ability to operate in an Agile environment Experience in Developing an Automation frameworks. Experience within an Agile/Scrum/ Kanban environment. Experience with Jira and confluence Experience in API testing (Prefer Karate / Rest Assured) Experience in Appium/ Selenium/ Flutter integration testing Strong Experience in Java/ JS/ Phyton Experience in BDD Good knowledge of automated testing processes, methodologies and software development lifecycles, and good knowledge of Data Structures and algorithms.
Salary: Negotiable

Data Scientists / Data Engineers Reference No: 2934896108 | Johannesburg, South Africa | Posted on: 12 May 2022

PBT Group has an opportunity for Data Scientists / Data Engineers. Duties: • Plan and analyse complex business requirements and implement technology enabled solutions to address multi-discipline business opportunities/problems. • Conduct planning, analysis and design activities in conjunction with other development specialists. • Participate in analysis of complex business opportunities/problems to deliver designs meeting requirements. • Participate in estimation of tasks and assist in the development of project plans. • Code or makes modifications to programs of high complexity, according to specifications. • Conduct medium to high complexity evaluations for product releases, stand-alone products, etc. • Conduct walkthroughs and quality review of deliverables. • Knowledge of design and developing end-to-end data acquisition processes to be used in population of data warehouse/data marts and/or in the creation of interfaces. • Provide guidance and mentoring on business intelligence technology and systems in general, especially in the area of ETL processes. • Participate in the formulation of standards to support the data acquisition development process. • Design, develop and execute complex data acquisition or interface routines using ETL tool, ensuring that business and technical requirements are met. • Ensure compliance with established policies, standards and methodologies. Required Skills: • SAP, Cloud (preferably Azure), Databricks, SQL, Docker, Spark, Rshiny, PowerBI, Git • Intimate knowledge of source systems as well as a basic understanding of dimensional models. • Conventional database- and data warehouse modeling skills, in order to understand the data warehouse data models. • A sound knowledge of the programming language used to write the data staging programs or ETL tool. • A sound knowledge of SQL, or the language used to access the source databases and the data warehouse from the data staging programs or ETL tool. • A sound knowledge of the capabilities of the ETL tools, to know what their capabilities and shortcomings are – in order to exploit or avoid those aspects in the data staging programs. • Pride of work, thoroughness and attention to detail. Required Qualifications / Training: • Course on the ETL / related toolset. • Relevant data warehouse and BI solution training is essential. • B.Sc. or related degree is advantageous. • 2+ years programming experience.
Salary: Negotiable

SAS Solutions Architect (AWS an advantage) Reference No: 3023109132 | Johannesburg, South Africa | Posted on: 12 May 2022

PBT Group has an opportunity for a hands-on Solutions Architect with the ability to also explore any new technologies & techniques for the ever-changing landscape of requirements wrt Data. Progressive involvement will require significant focus on AWS (Solution Architecture and transition from on-prem to Cloud).   Duties: Advise & Implement on any technical Data methods, systems or Architecture for the Data Office. I serve as the Data Engineering Tech Lead and have to analyse and solve any new requirements that may arise in an agile fashion. Developing & implementing bespoke applications that utilise the Data Lake repository of diverse data (e.g. multiple Claims Payments systems, Fraud Alerting, Data Lake Scheduling Monitoring) – mainly using SAS as the Data Integration tool and logical mechanism for the build. Supporting the Data Lake (and Data Office as whole) technical environment (SAS, Linux, Oracle, Hadoop). Take the Lead on all Data Office Data Ingestion Patterns (external & internal), advise, explore and implement. Mentor and train developers in using the Data Lake effectively and bringing the juniors up to speed Assist the PBT Cloud Journey Project team with information gathering from the current Data lanscape.   Experience: Technical skills: The Skillset requires a very deep SAS knowledge, with good Linux, Oracle, Hadoop, SQL practical experience. With the onset of the AWS Cloud Migration, AWS Solution Architecture work will become much more necessary in the near future.   Qualifications/ Certification: A degree in Computer Science / Information Systems / Business Administration / Commerce or equivalent
Salary: Negotiable

Senior Data Modeller Reference No: 3551537787 | Johannesburg, South Africa | Posted on: 12 May 2022

PBT Group has an opportunity for Data Modellers to design and maintain optimal data models/structures at both an enterprise and system / application level that meet the business and architectural objectives of the organisation.   Duties: Design data models that meet the business requirements and align to the agreed architecture framework. Ensure data modelling deliverables are delivered according to project plan and budget to meet commitment to stakeholders. Ensure all data modelling activities and deliverables are aligned to the development methodology and to the data modelling principles and standards Apply the approved tooling to create the data modelling deliverables. Adopt the Enterprise Data Model (which is based on the IFW) as a standard for data model designs to leverage best practice and fast track data modelling efforts. Translate business requirements into data requirements. Analyse and profile the source data to understand data quality issues, relationships, patterns and rules in the data. Structure data requirements into logical data constructs based on the Enterprise Data Model, including ERD models, dimensional models to ensure optimal implementation. Compile Source to Target Mapping Specifications Ensure complete and correct data by identifying definitive or authoritative source of data; analysing source data; and identifying gaps Enable physical implementation of the data structure by generating the first cut physical data model from the logical data model. Facilitate dataflow understanding by collating dataflow diagrams outlining the flow of data across systems and interfaces. Reduce non-value adding work by identifying opportunity for re-use of the Enterprise Data Model Maintain up to date knowledge of latest developments in the Data Modelling domain, including reading; continuous professional development courses; seminars and conferences.   Skills Required:   Data Management Domain Knowledge: Data Modelling Concepts: Erwin & SAP Sybase Power Designer Canonical Data Modelling Entity Relationship Modelling Physical Database Design Configuration Management Data Flow Management Data warehousing, Data Integration, Data Mining Data Quality Master Data Management Metadata   Tools- Technical Skills: IBM Infosphere Information Governance Catalog - Building the Governance Catalog IBM Information Analyzer Essentials v IBM InfoSphere DataStage Essentials IBM InfoSphere Advanced DataStage - Parallel Framework IBM InfoSphere DataStage v - Advanced Data Processing IBM InfoSphere QualityStage Essentials v IBM InfoSphere Advanced QualityStage v Collibra Talend Metadex -(SSIS) Linux SQL   Skill package will include knowledge in: APIs, PERL, Python, SQL, XML, Java, C/C++ and others.   Understanding of at least some of the newest trends in the DBMS debate like: NoSQL platforms such as Cassandra, MongoDB, Couchbase, Riak, Redis, FlockDB, Stig   Cloud Knowledge: AWS, Azure, IBM etc.   Experience Required: 3-5 years and/or relevant industry experience as well as experience in the Data Modelling discipline Able to demonstrate practical experience in relational and dimensional modelling techniques, OO modelling also an advantage Experience using Infosphere Data Architect or any other Data Modelling Tool Experience with industry models such as IFW BDW and FSDM Broad understanding of Data Management (DMBOK), systems development lifecycle methodologies and IT Architecture Relevant regulatory knowledge, and understanding of banking and financial services   Technical Competencies: Data analysis: Applies data analysis, data modelling, and quality assurance techniques, based upon a detailed understanding of business processes, to establish, modify or maintain data structures and associated components (entity descriptions, relationship descriptions, attribute definitions). Advises database designers and other application development team members on the details of data structures and associated components. Data Modelling: Specialist knowledge of database concepts, object and data modelling techniques and design principles.   Behavioural Competencies: Exercises substantial personal responsibility and autonomy. Plans own work to meet given objectives and processes in an efficient manner. Plans, schedules and monitors work to meet time and quality targets. Work includes a broad range of complex technical or professional activities, in a variety of contexts. Investigates, defines and resolves complex issues. Accomplishing tasks by considering all areas involved, no matter how small; showing concern for all aspects of the job; accurately checking processes and tasks; being watchful over a period of time. Makes decisions which influence the success of projects and team objectives. Selects appropriately from applicable standards, methods, tools and applications. Communicates fluently, orally and in writing, and can present complex information to both technical and non-technical audience. Facilitates collaboration between stakeholders who share common objectives. Setting high goals for personal and group accomplishment; using measurement methods to monitor progress toward goals; tenaciously working to meet or exceed goals while deriving satisfaction from that achievement and continuous improvement. Participates in external activities related to data modelling Takes responsibility for driving own development by actively identifying new areas for learning; regularly creating and taking advantage of learning opportunities. Rapidly absorbs new information and applies it effectively.   Qualifications/ Certification: A degree/diploma in Computer Science / Information Systems / Business Administration / Commerce or equivalent Preferred Qualifications: TOGAF    
Salary: Negotiable

Senior Java Developer Reference No: 3714844102 | Johannesburg, South Africa | Posted on: 12 May 2022

PBT Group has an opportunity for a Senior Java Developer. We are looking for an exceptional individual to build Java integration services and applications with an enthusiasm for solving interesting technical challenges in a Banking environment. Be involved in all aspects of development playing a critical role in design, planning, development and deployment.   The ideal candidate will not just be an outstanding Java developer, but will bring a mindset of creativity, innovation and balanced bleeding edge technology development with a relentless pursuit of timely product engineering delivery. The role requires ownership, logical thinking, and estimation of your own work, coding, unit testing, trouble shooting and performance optimizations. The candidate will work in an Agile (SCRUM) environment and will be allocated and co-located to a small agile development team (squad). The candidate will collaborate with team members to understand the problem & define, design, and ship new features through the development lifecycle. This includes brainstorm, contribution to new ideas, conceive innovative strategies, and implement solutions to difficult problems. Must be able to work independently, effectively and efficiently in a collaborative agile environment with scrum masters, solution engineers, designers, and developers.     Duties: Key Roles, Responsibilities and Skills/Competencies: Strong technical/ software engineering background (‘hands-on’) Strong application/software development or programming background in Java Good experience in system, application architecture, design, development, implementation and deployment (end-to-end). Ability to work on different tiers of the application Object oriented Design and MVC-pattern Experience on web technologies (Web Development JavaScript Frameworks - preferably Angular 4, JavaScript, CSS, HTML5, Etc.) Solid experience on J2EE (Servlet, JSP, JDBC, JMS, EJB), Spring Framework, JPA, Hibernate, Open-Source Frameworks Solid experience with SOA-Architecture with the related integration protocols (e.g., Web Services (SOAP/XML), REST & JSON, and MQ), as well as the related SOA-security requirements/models. Solid application database management practices in a high-volume Java environment (SQL, DB2, and NoSql – Cassandra/MongoDB). Solid JEE/WebSphere Foundation experience, especially on WebSphere Application Server, JBOSS, Linux, Virtualisation technologies and Caching technologies. Design, build and run of IBM Websphere Application Server Infrastructure Solutions Migration from proprietary Application Servers to WAS Performance and troubleshooting of WAS Infrastructure Good experience with integrated system environments Practical experience in a high-volume banking environment. (E.g., application clustering, scaling, multi-threading, session management, etc.) Experience with re-use and standardisation, security considerations, deployment architecture like automated application builds, software configuration management & tools, etc. Experience with Application Integration challenges in a big corporate environment with ESB’s e.g. WebSphere MessageBroker, DataPower, MQ-Series, and API-Connect. Proven ability as a problem-solver Self-driven, self-starter, technology leader, and able to work independently. Must have working experience on the following tools/IDEs Eclipse InteliJ Git Maven Jenkins SonarQube Nexus Debugging & troubleshooting. Write well documented and maintainable code. Passion for software excellence and be quality driven. You must be prepared to bring new ideas to the workplace, but also to accept how things have been done and the reasons for doing things this way.   Experience: 10+ years Java application programming/development experience 8+ years JEE-Experience 5+ years Application Server experience i.e. Websphere Application Server 5+ years relational database experience (DB2 preferred) Strong application/software development or programming background in Java. Good experience in system, application architecture, design, development, implementation and deployment (end-to-end). Ability to work on different tiers of the application Object oriented Design and MVC-pattern. Experience on web technologies (Web Development JavaScript Frameworks - preferably Angular 4, JavaScript, CSS, HTML5, Etc.). Solid experience on J2EE (Servlet, JSP, JDBC, JMS, EJB), Spring Framework, JPA, Hibernate, Open Source Frameworks. Solid experience with SOA-Architecture with the related integration protocols (e.g. Web Services (SOAP/XML), REST & JSON, and MQ), as well as the related SOA-security requirements/models. Solid application database management practices in a high volume Java environment (SQL, DB2, and NoSql – assandra/MongoDB). Solid JEE/WebSphere Foundation experience, especially on WebSphere Application Server, JBOSS, Linux, Virtualisation technologies and Caching technologies. Design, build and run of IBM Websphere Application Server Infrastructure Solutions Migration from proprietary Application Servers to WAS. Performance and troubleshooting of WAS Infrastructure. Good experience with integrated system environments.   Qualifications/ Certification: B-Degree in Computer Science or related technical field.
Salary: Negotiable

Senior C# / Java Software Developer Reference No: 4283383627 | Johannesburg, South Africa | Posted on: 12 May 2022

PBT Group has an opportunity for a Senior C# / Java Software Developer. The Senior Software Developer role is responsible for software development, maintenance, testing and production support for the front office suite.   Duties: Develop scalable, reliable and high-performance applications using Java and/or C# Assist in architecting new solutions Research, evaluate and recommend software libraries and integration and testing tools Mentor junior developers Collaborate with Analysts and the Business to understand the requirement Troubleshoot production problems related to software applications Resolve problems with software and respond to suggestions for improvements or enhancements Communicate effectively with internal clients to identify needs and evaluate alternative business solutions Continually seek opportunities to increase internal client satisfaction and manage expectations effectively Suggest areas for improvement in internal processes along with possible solutions   Experience: Minimum of 7 years technical work experience in a team environment as a software developer Experience developing software with either Java or C# Experience working with a relational database Front-end development experience Software development best practices Problem-solving and analytical skills Communication and planning skills Assertiveness and persistence is required to be effective in the front office environment Strong awareness and interest in the financial markets     Preferred Experience: Minimum of 7 years technical work experience in a team environment as a software developer Experience with Java, J2EE application servers, Spring Boot, Apache Tomcat, Hibernate, SOAP/REST Web Services, XML, JSON, Maven, Jenkins, TeamCity, C#, IIS. Relational database experience (MS SQL Server, Oracle) Frontend development experience with Thymeleaf, JavaScript, JQuery, Bootstrap or similar frameworks Experience with Python, Docker and Cloud Computing platforms will be advantageous   Qualifications/ Certification: A degree in Computer Science / Information Systems / Business Administration / Commerce or equivalent
Salary: Negotiable

QlikView Front End Developer Reference No: 3934646975 | Cape Town, South Africa | Posted on: 12 May 2022

PBT Group has a vacancy for strong QlikView Front End Developer. Programming skills would be a plus.   DUTIES: Create and maintain the end user applications, typically using off-the-shelf data access software or conventional query- and reporting tools. Develop the semantic layer, metadata, reports and report definitions. Develop graphs and portal interfaces. Load and maintain the metadata for the data access tool. Troubleshoot BI tools, systems and software; performance-tune these applications as necessary. Produce complex, efficient, error-free reporting solutions and related documentation. BI front end development on data structures, cubes, reporting, dashboards, etc.   SKILLS REQUIRED: Strong QlikView Front End Development experience Data warehouse modelling skills is advantageous, in order to understand the data warehouse data models. A sound knowledge of SQL, or the language used to access the data warehouse from the access- or end-user reporting tools. A sound knowledge of the capabilities of the data access- and reporting tools, to know what their capabilities and shortcomings are – in order to exploit or avoid those aspects in the end user programs or reports. Keep abreast of new releases of these tools and work-arounds to overcome problem areas using these tools. Exposure to various BI front end applications, with working knowledge in at least one of them. Strong ability to analyse user requirements and build front-end BI applications according to specifications. Knowledge of scripting languages. Experience with one or more of the industry standard databases desired. Attention to detail and strong logical reasoning ability. Good communication skills. Pride of work, thoroughness and attention to detail.   REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS / TRAINING: Relevant data warehouse and BI solution training is essential. Sc. or related degree is advantageous.
Salary: Negotiable

Senior AWS Data Engineer Reference No: 2803928717 | Johannesburg, South Africa | Posted on: 12 May 2022

PBT Group has an opportunity for a Senior AWS Data Engineer.   Duties: Design, build and operationalize large scale enterprise data solutions and applications using one or more of AWS data and analytics services in combination with 3rd parties - Spark, EMR, DynamoDB, RedShift, Kinesis, Lambda, Glue, Snowflake. Analyze, re-architect and re-platform on-premise data warehouses to data platforms on AWS cloud using AWS or 3rd party services. Design and build production data pipelines from ingestion to consumption within a big data architecture, using Java, Python, Scala. Design and implement data engineering, ingestion and curation functions on AWS cloud using AWS native or custom programming. Perform detail assessments of current state data platforms and create an appropriate transition path to AWS cloud. Design, implement and support an analytical data infrastructure providing ad-hoc access to large datasets and computing power. Interface with other technology teams to extract, transform, and load data from a wide variety of data sources using SQL and AWS big data technologies. Creation and support of real-time data pipelines built on AWS technologies including Glue, Redshift/Spectrum, Kinesis, EMR and Athena Continual research of the latest big data and visualization technologies to provide new capabilities and increase efficiency Working closely with team members to drive real-time model implementations for monitoring and alerting of risk systems. Collaborate with other tech teams to implement advanced analytics algorithms that exploit our rich datasets for statistical analysis, prediction, clustering and machine learning Help continually improve ongoing reporting and analysis processes, automating or simplifying self-service support for customers   Experience: Advanced working SQL knowledge and experience working with relational databases, query authoring (SQL) as well as working familiarity with a variety of databases. Experience building/operating highly available, distributed systems of data extraction, ingestion, and processing of large data sets Experience working with distributed systems as it pertains to data storage and computing Experience performing root cause analysis on internal and external data and processes to answer specific business questions and identify opportunities for improvement. Strong analytic skills related to working with unstructured datasets. Build processes supporting data transformation, data structures, meta data, dependency and workload management. A successful history of manipulating, processing and extracting value from large disconnected data sets. Working knowledge of message queuing, stream processing, and highly scalable Big Data, data stores. Strong project management and organizational skills. Experience supporting and working with cross-functional teams in a dynamic environment. Experience in a Data Engineer or similar roles Experience with big data tools is a must: Hadoop, Spark, Kafka, etc. Experience with relational SQL and NoSQL databases, including Postgres and Cassandra. Experience with data pipeline and workflow management tools: Azkaban, Luigi, Airflow, etc. Experience with AWS cloud services: EC2, EMR, RDS, Redshift Experience with stream-processing systems: Storm, Spark-Streaming, etc. Experience with object-oriented/object function scripting languages: Python, Java, C++, Scala, etc   Qualifications/ Certification: Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or other relevant fields Has experience in any of the following AWS Athena and Glue Pyspark, EMR, DynamoDB, Redshift, Kinesis, Lambda, Snowflake Proficient in AWS Redshift, S3, Glue, Athena, DynamoDB, EMR Knowledge of software engineering best practices across the development lifecycle, including agile methodologies, coding standards, code reviews, source management, build processes, testing, and operations  
Salary: Negotiable

AWS Data Engineer Reference No: 2816695148 | Johannesburg, South Africa | Posted on: 12 May 2022

We are looking to hire a skilled AWS Cloud ETL Developer to design and build AWS Cloud ETL pipelines for ingesting and processing of Big data.   Your duties will include working with the AWS data lake development team, developing and implementing solutions to facilitate movement of data, testing the solutions and performing third line support for developed solutions. DUTIES: - Consult with business teams to understand data ingestion and processing requirements - Develop effective, secure, and fit-for-purpose ETL capabilities to ingest and process data to, from and on the cloud - Identify suitable cloud components on the basis of performance, cost-effectiveness, security, and other relevant metrics - Develop patterns which meet the business objectives, follow best practices, and are extendable or re-usable - Follow the software development lifecycle - Test and troubleshoot solution characteristics - Provide documentation on how your solution should be used, and train business teams how to use them - Provide third line support for developed solutions, including troubleshooting and implementing corrective measures, tuning and optimisation, and monitoring. - Identify and assist with improvements to developed solutions, on the basis of operational excellence, security, reliability, performance efficiency and cost optimisation. - Manage time effectively through planning and prioritisation of activities - Discuss and communicate progress with the development team and stakeholders   EXPERIENCE: - Be familiar with modern cloud concepts and best practices. - Must have development experience on traditional relational databases and with big data technologies. - Extensive knowledge of coding languages especially Python, PySpark and SQL. - Experience working with AWS cloud technologies for processing business data - Solid knowledge / experience with Business Intelligence architectures, best practices & principles and techniques. - Proven work experience as a Data Engineer developing ETL code, pipelines and data engineering - Understand and integrate with common Enterprise IT components such as Active Directory, virtual machines, shares, etc - Ability to troubleshoot and solve complex technical problems - Experience managing the software development lifecycle - Creative problem-solving skills around data engineering and data integration. - The ability to prioritise activities and deliver on time - Be willing and able to learn and adapt to the changing tech landscape - Have a positive attitude and strong written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills   ADVANTAGEOUS SKILLS: - Data warehousing experience - Big data experience - Relevant AWS cloud certification/s - Experience with Terraform   QUALIFICATIONS/ CERTIFICATION: - Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Data Engineering or related field - Ideally have at least one relevant AWS cloud certification  
Salary: Negotiable

Senior Microsoft BI Developer Reference No: 2648527306 | Johannesburg, South Africa | Posted on: 12 May 2022

PBT Group has a requirement for a Senior Microsoft BI Developer who knows SSIS, SSAS and SSRS. Ab Initio experience would be an advantage. REQUIRED SKILLS: - Microsoft BI: Strong SQL, SSIS, SSAS, SSRS - Ab Initio experience would be an advantage.  - Strong modular system design skills. - Conventional and data warehouse modelling skills are required, in order to understand the various data models and to define the mappings between them. - System analysis and design skills are necessary to design and document the data extractions and transformations. - Expert knowledge of the capabilities of the ETL tools being used, to know what their capabilities and shortcomings are – in order to exploit or avoid those aspects in the ETL program designs. - Good organisation, planning and basic management skills. - Good interpersonal and communication skills. - Decision making and problem solving skills.   REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS / TRAINING: - Relevant data warehouse and BI solution training is essential. - B.Sc. or related degree is advantageous. - 5+ years programming experience.   DUTIES: Duties: Back-end - Design, develop, test and deploy ETL for ODS and data mart projects, as well as application and management reports. - Provide technical support, troubleshooting and upgrade setup or support on ETL and database related issues. - Research and evaluate alternative IT solutions to make appropriate recommendations to meet the business needs for management information. - Perform root cause analysis, performance monitoring and application related issues. - Review IT work products from the team members for completeness and quality. - Accurately translate business requirement to technical documentation and test case or results. - Analyse and map data from source systems to target operational data stores and data marts. - Maintain and provide application support in production. - Code or folder migration from one environment to another as part of release management. - Participation in all aspects of quality assurance. - Active participation in systems integration and user acceptance testing.   Duties: Front-End - Create and maintain the end user applications, typically using off-the-shelf data access software or conventional query- and reporting tools. - Develop the semantic layer, metadata, reports and report definitions. - Develop graphs and portal interfaces. - Load and maintain the metadata for the data access tool. - Troubleshoot BI tools, systems and software; performance-tune these applications as necessary. - Produce complex, efficient, error-free reporting solutions and related documentation. - BI front end development on data structures, cubes, reporting, dashboards, etc.
Salary: Negotiable

Senior AWS Cloud Data Engineer Reference No: 2633540188 | Johannesburg, South Africa | Posted on: 12 May 2022

PBT Group has an opportunity for an AWS Cloud Data Engineer to implement and maintain the private and hybrid cloud environments in line with the Cloud Strategy to optimise IT expenditure and deliver efficiencies through automation.   Duties: Engage and collaborate with Infrastructure Designers and Platform Owners to review and approve cloud template and patterns Conduct logical deployments of cloud configuration/s Automate cloud services Collaborate with Public Cloud Providers specifically around the integration and consumption of services Maintain and enhance cloud service offerings including portal and catalogue items Ensure all service offerings integrate into ITSM processes (includes infrastructure recoveries, management and delivery according to SLA) Responsible for capacity planning to ensure capacity exists at the right time with the right infrastructure Ensure that enterprise standards and IT governance standards are applied to the cloud infrastructure Report on the performance of the cloud infrastructure and recommend actions where required Act as a third level support to the cloud infrastructure operations team Advise and consult to project workgroups on all cloud related matters Ensure and maintain the stability and reliably of the cloud services Right-size the infrastructure as and when required Execute deliverables in line with cloud strategy within agreed timeframes Keep certifications valid and up to date Keep up to date with current industry trends   Experience: AWS Cloud Specialist IaC (Terraform, CloudFormation) Kubernetes / Containers Development (Java / Python) Full Stack Development 10 Years IT Infrastructure and Operations experience Practical IT operational experience General understanding of end-end IT infrastructure Exposure to Containerisation Exposure to Open-Source Technologies (familiarisation with multiple design, construction, version control and testing tools) Experience working with teams across geographic boundaries and organisational levels Project Methodology (Agile, Kanban, Waterfall etc) (Advantageous) Microsoft Azure, AWS, Google Cloud Exposure (Advantageous) Exposure to XML scripting (Advantageous) Advanced Knowledge of: Virtualisation ITIL Storage, Networking Operating Systems SDDC (Software Defined Data Centre) Intermediate Knowledge of: DevOps Tools and Integration IT Security Private/Hybrid Cloud Integration Scripting Technical/Professional Knowledge & Skills Managing Work Innovation Initiating Action Influencing Collaborating Customer Orientation Leveraging Feedback Continuous Improvement Emotional Intelligence Essentials   Qualifications/ Certification: Essential: Matric Preferred: Relevant IT related Degree or Diploma Microsoft AZURE / AWS Certification Certifications: Public Cloud Certification and Virtualisation certification (VMware preferable)
Salary: Negotiable

Senior SAS Data Engineer / Analyst Developer Reference No: 1996353192 | Johannesburg, South Africa | Posted on: 12 May 2022

PBT Group is looking for an experienced SAS Data Engineer to work with an existing team.   Duties: Focus is on ‘rebuilding and optimising’ ETL as part of an organisational and system change. Besides technical expertise, it will be required to assist and guide younger team members.   Experience: Main technologies – SAS (using the Base SAS application, Enterprise Guide & SAS Scripting) 5+ Years’ Experience in complex SAS Programming and Strong Data Integration experience handling disparate Data Sources using SAS ACCESS engines and the related Pass-through. AWS experience is a plus.   Qualifications/ Certification: A degree in Computer Science / Information Systems / Business Administration / Commerce or equivalent SAS Certification would be an advantage
Salary: Negotiable

Senior SAS Data Engineer / Analyst Developer Reference No: 919854554 | Johannesburg, South Africa | Posted on: 12 May 2022

PBT Group is looking for an experienced SAS Data Engineer to work with an existing team.   Duties: Focus is on ‘rebuilding and optimising’ ETL as part of an organisational and system change. Besides technical expertise, it will be required to assist and guide younger team members.   Experience: Main technologies – SAS (using the Base SAS application, Enterprise Guide & SAS Scripting) 5+ Years’ Experience in complex SAS Programming and Strong Data Integration experience handling disparate Data Sources using SAS ACCESS engines and the related Pass-through. AWS experience is a plus.   Qualifications/ Certification: A degree in Computer Science / Information Systems / Business Administration / Commerce or equivalent SAS Certification would be an advantage
Salary: Negotiable

Java Developer Reference No: 388049336 | Johannesburg, South Africa | Posted on: 12 May 2022

PBT Group has an opportunity for a Java Developer to develop and codify application and software solutions that are bespoke, innovative and sustainable.   Duties: Macro environment Engage with the macro-environment to look for new opportunities, capabilities and trends that would add value to the required development work Suggest changes in executing work processes to better drive value and benefits for the business Prepare and share recommendations for process and systems improvements in relevant area of accountability Actively participate in team, cross-discipline and vendor-driven collaboration sessions or forums to increase understanding of the working environment (current and planned)   Business alignment Partner with BT and Business stakeholders to create integrated roadmaps to enable business requirements delivery   Solution design and build Consolidate and prepare solution design documentation Apply standards and governance in such a way as to develop the best fit solution for business Coordinate and apply various coding efforts Collate data on coding progress achieved Address and develop solutions to problems and risks arising from coding efforts   Test Design relevant test scripts/ test cases to best determine system readiness and usability   Service handover Provide second tier support as required   Experience: 8+ years Java experience. Familiar with agile methodology Strong back end and front end development skills Strong SQL skills, especially on MSSQL Solid experience in the following technologies: SOA Microservices Docker Java Angular NodeJS Bootstrap Spring boot Hibernate Tomcat Jboss Nexus Teamcity Maven Kafka Experience with workflow tools like TIBCO AMX an advantage Experience with rules engines like Drools and advantage In depth knowledge of: Relevant system/application development language Relevant development frameworks Coding for security best practice Agile/DevOps principles and applications Bespoke BU/FA knowledge Corporate and investment banking domain (preferred) Relevant banking regulations (preferred) Worked in an Agile/DevOps environment (preferred)   Competencies: Analysis and Attention to Detail - ability to be systematic and rule orientated in gathering, reviewing and evaluating data from a variety of perspectives; includes the ability to work with precision and highlight inconsistencies and inaccuracies in detailed information. Big Picture Thinking - ability to integrate information from a variety of sources, discern complex underlying relationships and predict patterns for future growth. Drive and Results Orientation - self-starter and originator who maintains high levels of activity and produces a consistently high-quality output within agreed deadlines. Prompt and proactive in driving for results and sets demanding goals for self and others. Problem Solving – cuts to the core of issues and applies effective analysis, logic and creativity to identify and implement solutions. Customer Service Orientation - anticipates, recognises and meets the needs of internal and external clients or customers (however these are defined in the role), taking responsibility for maintaining the highest service standards and developing and sustaining productive client relationships. Building Relationships - capacity to put people at ease and build sound relationships based on mutual trust and openness.   Qualifications/ Certification: Degree in relevant Technology OR Science OR Engineering field of study
Salary: Negotiable

AWS Cloud Data Engineer Reference No: 270052282 | Johannesburg, South Africa | Posted on: 12 May 2022

We are looking to hire a skilled AWS Cloud ETL Developer to design and build AWS Cloud ETL pipelines for ingesting and processing of Big data.   Your duties will include working with the AWS data lake development team, developing and implementing solutions to facilitate movement of data, testing the solutions and performing third line support for developed solutions. DUTIES: - Consult with business teams to understand data ingestion and processing requirements - Develop effective, secure, and fit-for-purpose ETL capabilities to ingest and process data to, from and on the cloud - Identify suitable cloud components on the basis of performance, cost-effectiveness, security, and other relevant metrics - Develop patterns which meet the business objectives, follow best practices, and are extendable or re-usable - Follow the software development lifecycle - Test and troubleshoot solution characteristics - Provide documentation on how your solution should be used, and train business teams how to use them - Provide third line support for developed solutions, including troubleshooting and implementing corrective measures, tuning and optimisation, and monitoring. - Identify and assist with improvements to developed solutions, on the basis of operational excellence, security, reliability, performance efficiency and cost optimisation. - Manage time effectively through planning and prioritisation of activities - Discuss and communicate progress with the development team and stakeholders   EXPERIENCE: - Be familiar with modern cloud concepts and best practices. - Must have development experience on traditional relational databases and with big data technologies. - Extensive knowledge of coding languages especially Python, PySpark and SQL. - Experience working with AWS cloud technologies for processing business data - Solid knowledge / experience with Business Intelligence architectures, best practices & principles and techniques. - Proven work experience as a Data Engineer developing ETL code, pipelines and data engineering - Understand and integrate with common Enterprise IT components such as Active Directory, virtual machines, shares, etc - Ability to troubleshoot and solve complex technical problems - Experience managing the software development lifecycle - Creative problem-solving skills around data engineering and data integration. - The ability to prioritise activities and deliver on time - Be willing and able to learn and adapt to the changing tech landscape - Have a positive attitude and strong written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills   ADVANTAGEOUS SKILLS: - Data warehousing experience - Big data experience - Relevant AWS cloud certification/s - Experience with Terraform   QUALIFICATIONS/ CERTIFICATION: - Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Data Engineering or related field - Ideally have at least one relevant AWS cloud certification  
Salary: Negotiable

SAS Developer Reference No: 3483371 | Johannesburg, South Africa | Posted on: 12 May 2022

PBT Group is looking for a SAS Developer. A minimum of 3+ years of experience is required, and strong Base SAS experience is compulsory. Financial Industry experience would be an advantage.   The resource needs to have strong data manipulation skills, specifically using the SAS environment. Must be able to convert SAS reports to SQL.   SKILLS REQUIRED: Strong SAS Base experience Strong SQL skills SAS Macros experience would be an advantage SAS DI Studio experience would be an advantage Strong data manipulation skills Financial Industry experience would be a huge advantage.   QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED: Matric and relevant degree/diploma   PERSONAL SKILLS REQUIRED: Acting with Integrity. Able to Build Relationships. Communicating with Impact. SDLC Knowledge. Working in Teams. Service oriented.
Salary: Negotiable

Business Intelligence Business Analyst (BIBA) Reference No: 372060649 | Johannesburg, South Africa | Posted on: 12 May 2022

PBT Group has an opportunity for a Business Intelligence Business Analyst (BIBA). A BI Business Analyst or BIBA has a crucially important role to play, in bridging any gaps between business and IT, to understand how data-driven changes to process, products, services, software and hardware can improve efficiencies and add value for clients.   The Business Intelligence Business Analyst (BIBA) primarily serves as liaison between the end users and BI project team and gathers business requirements. The BIBA is an expert in understanding business objectives, questions, and problems, and at obtaining and presenting data to address the issues. The analyst understands the tools and techniques used to create data results that range from basic queries through multidimensional analyses and data mining, forming new relations and derivations as necessary, and extracting the maximum amount of valid information content from the data. Extensive insight into the business and the data are essential.   The BIBA participates in design of data marts to provide the optimal balance of data availability, format, flexibility, and performance. The BIBA is involved in the end-to-end Data Product Lifecyle, including requirement definition, data analysis, data modelling.   Duties:   Requirement’s definition phase: Interview end users to determine requirements for data, reports, analyses, metadata, training, service levels, data quality, and performance Help identify and assess potential data sources Validate that BI meets requirements and service level agreements Coordinate prototype reviews Gather prototype feedback Document requirements in relevant formats: Data Warehouse content requirements Data Mart requirements Information output requirements Information exploitation tool – functional requirements Data Profiling, Feasibility and Scope Definition Phase: Analyse business information requirements Recommend appropriate scope of requirements and priorities Work with production data to validate business requirements Map business needs/requirements to subject area model and to logical enterprise model Discover dimension hierarchies Validate hierarchies with production data Define business rules for state detection Design Phase: Work with architects to translate requirements into technical specifications Discover business transformation rules Work with production data to design access structures Classify business users by type Develop security rules/standards Create state transformation models Development Phase: On-hand support to development team to accurately interpret requirements and translate into a quality solution. Testing Phase: Plan acceptance test (functional and data integrity) Execute acceptance test plan internally Facilitate user acceptance testing Change Management and Deployment: Educate users on warehousing capabilities Design training infrastructure Define and get agreement with business users on service-level agreements Develop training materials Write users' guide Train BI users Assist with definition of support plan Interface with process teams regarding business process reengineering Assist users in finding the right information   Skills and Experience Required: At least 3 / 5 years’ experience with a proven track record of delivering Data & Analytics projects through facilitating the Data/Analytics Development Lifecycle.   General BA competencies Business analysis planning and monitoring Requirement’s elicitation Requirements management and communication Business architecture analysis Requirement’s analysis Solution assessment and validation BA tools and techniques Acceptance and Evaluation Criteria Definition Benchmarking Brainstorming Business Rules Analysis Data Dictionary and Glossary Data Flow Diagrams Data Modeling Decision Analysis Document Analysis Focus Groups Interviews Metrics and Key Performance Indicators Non-functional Requirements Analysis Observation Organization Modeling Problem Tracking Process Modeling Prototyping Requirements Workshops Risk Analysis Scenarios and Use Cases Structured Walkthrough Personal skills: Strong communication skills. Good writing skills. Must be able to pay attention to detail. Work independently. Must be a team player. Work on more than one project at a time. Strong leadership and people skills (will be required to work closely with all Data & Analytics Guilds and with business users) BI Project related skills: Apply BIBA methodology in agile environments Strong SQL skills Some systems analysis (source-to-target mappings, data profiling) Deep knowledge of modern data platforms Good general understanding of the relevant industry. Substantial business analysis experience in a BI environment. A good understanding of business processes. Ability to assimilate and apply relevant business principles. Be able to work within the framework of project methodologies and work independently on support and maintenance tasks.   Required Qualifications/ Certification: Ideally candidates should have an IT or business-related qualification. FTI or similar BA qualification will be advantageous.  
Salary: Negotiable

Microsoft BI Developer Reference No: 3496612131 | Johannesburg, South Africa | Posted on: 12 May 2022

PBT Group has a requirement for a Microsoft BI Developer who knows SSIS, SSAS and SSRS.   REQUIRED SKILLS: - Microsoft BI: Strong SQL, SSIS, SSAS, SSRS - Strong modular system design skills. - Conventional and data warehouse modelling skills are required, in order to understand the various data models and to define the mappings between them. - System analysis and design skills are necessary to design and document the data extractions and transformations. - Expert knowledge of the capabilities of the ETL tools being used, to know what their capabilities and shortcomings are – in order to exploit or avoid those aspects in the ETL program designs. - Good organisation, planning and basic management skills. - Good interpersonal and communication skills. - Decision making and problem solving skills.   REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS / TRAINING: - Relevant data warehouse and BI solution training is essential. - B.Sc. or related degree is advantageous. - 5+ years programming experience.   DUTIES: Duties: Back-end - Design, develop, test and deploy ETL for ODS and data mart projects, as well as application and management reports. - Provide technical support, troubleshooting and upgrade setup or support on ETL and database related issues. - Research and evaluate alternative IT solutions to make appropriate recommendations to meet the business needs for management information. - Perform root cause analysis, performance monitoring and application related issues. - Review IT work products from the team members for completeness and quality. - Accurately translate business requirement to technical documentation and test case or results. - Analyse and map data from source systems to target operational data stores and data marts. - Maintain and provide application support in production. - Code or folder migration from one environment to another as part of release management. - Participation in all aspects of quality assurance. - Active participation in systems integration and user acceptance testing.   Duties: Front-End - Create and maintain the end user applications, typically using off-the-shelf data access software or conventional query- and reporting tools. - Develop the semantic layer, metadata, reports and report definitions. - Develop graphs and portal interfaces. - Load and maintain the metadata for the data access tool. - Troubleshoot BI tools, systems and software; performance-tune these applications as necessary. - Produce complex, efficient, error-free reporting solutions and related documentation. - BI front end development on data structures, cubes, reporting, dashboards, etc.
Salary: Negotiable

Business Intelligence Business Analyst (BIBA) Reference No: 2772994286 | Johannesburg, South Africa | Posted on: 11 May 2022

PBT Group has an opportunity for a Business Intelligence Business Analyst (BIBA). A BI Business Analyst or BIBA has a crucially important role to play, in bridging any gaps between business and IT, to understand how data-driven changes to process, products, services, software and hardware can improve efficiencies and add value for clients.   The Business Intelligence Business Analyst (BIBA) primarily serves as liaison between the end users and BI project team and gathers business requirements. The BIBA is an expert in understanding business objectives, questions, and problems, and at obtaining and presenting data to address the issues. The analyst understands the tools and techniques used to create data results that range from basic queries through multidimensional analyses and data mining, forming new relations and derivations as necessary, and extracting the maximum amount of valid information content from the data. Extensive insight into the business and the data are essential.   The BIBA participates in design of data marts to provide the optimal balance of data availability, format, flexibility, and performance. The BIBA is involved in the end-to-end Data Product Lifecyle, including requirement definition, data analysis, data modelling.   Duties:   Requirement’s definition phase: Interview end users to determine requirements for data, reports, analyses, metadata, training, service levels, data quality, and performance Help identify and assess potential data sources Validate that BI meets requirements and service level agreements Coordinate prototype reviews Gather prototype feedback Document requirements in relevant formats: Data Warehouse content requirements Data Mart requirements Information output requirements Information exploitation tool – functional requirements Data Profiling, Feasibility and Scope Definition Phase: Analyse business information requirements Recommend appropriate scope of requirements and priorities Work with production data to validate business requirements Map business needs/requirements to subject area model and to logical enterprise model Discover dimension hierarchies Validate hierarchies with production data Define business rules for state detection Design Phase: Work with architects to translate requirements into technical specifications Discover business transformation rules Work with production data to design access structures Classify business users by type Develop security rules/standards Create state transformation models Development Phase: On-hand support to development team to accurately interpret requirements and translate into a quality solution. Testing Phase: Plan acceptance test (functional and data integrity) Execute acceptance test plan internally Facilitate user acceptance testing Change Management and Deployment: Educate users on warehousing capabilities Design training infrastructure Define and get agreement with business users on service-level agreements Develop training materials Write users' guide Train BI users Assist with definition of support plan Interface with process teams regarding business process reengineering Assist users in finding the right information   Skills and Experience Required: At least 3 / 5 years’ experience with a proven track record of delivering Data & Analytics projects through facilitating the Data/Analytics Development Lifecycle.   General BA competencies Business analysis planning and monitoring Requirement’s elicitation Requirements management and communication Business architecture analysis Requirement’s analysis Solution assessment and validation BA tools and techniques Acceptance and Evaluation Criteria Definition Benchmarking Brainstorming Business Rules Analysis Data Dictionary and Glossary Data Flow Diagrams Data Modeling Decision Analysis Document Analysis Focus Groups Interviews Metrics and Key Performance Indicators Non-functional Requirements Analysis Observation Organization Modeling Problem Tracking Process Modeling Prototyping Requirements Workshops Risk Analysis Scenarios and Use Cases Structured Walkthrough Personal skills: Strong communication skills. Good writing skills. Must be able to pay attention to detail. Work independently. Must be a team player. Work on more than one project at a time. Strong leadership and people skills (will be required to work closely with all Data & Analytics Guilds and with business users) BI Project related skills: Apply BIBA methodology in agile environments Strong SQL skills Some systems analysis (source-to-target mappings, data profiling) Deep knowledge of modern data platforms Good general understanding of the relevant industry. Substantial business analysis experience in a BI environment. A good understanding of business processes. Ability to assimilate and apply relevant business principles. Be able to work within the framework of project methodologies and work independently on support and maintenance tasks.   Required Qualifications/ Certification: Ideally candidates should have an IT or business-related qualification. FTI or similar BA qualification will be advantageous.  
Salary: Negotiable

Junior - Intermediate Data Engineer - AWS Reference No: 3510690256 | Johannesburg, South Africa | Posted on: 11 May 2022

Duties: Plan and analyse complex business requirements and implement technology enabled solutions to address multi-discipline business opportunities/problems. Conduct planning, analysis and design activities in conjunction with other development specialists. Participate in analysis of complex business opportunities/problems to deliver designs meeting requirements. Participate in estimation of tasks and assist in the development of project plans. Code or makes modifications to programs of high complexity, according to specifications. Conduct medium to high complexity evaluations for product releases, stand-alone products, etc. Conduct walkthroughs and quality review of deliverables. Knowledge of design and developing end-to-end data acquisition processes to be used in population of data warehouse/data marts and/or in the creation of interfaces. Provide guidance and mentoring on business intelligence technology and systems in general, especially in the area of ETL processes. Participate in the formulation of standards to support the data acquisition development process. Design, develop and execute complex data acquisition or interface routines using ETL tool, ensuring that business and technical requirements are met. Ensure compliance with established policies, standards and methodologies.   Required Skills: Solid AWS Data Engineering / ETL experience Intimate knowledge of source systems as well as a basic understanding of dimensional models. Conventional database- and data warehouse modeling skills, in order to understand the data warehouse data models. A sound knowledge of the programming language used to write the data staging programs or ETL tool. A sound knowledge of SQL, or the language used to access the source databases and the data warehouse from the data staging programs or ETL tool. A sound knowledge of the capabilities of the ETL tools, to know what their capabilities and shortcomings are – in order to exploit or avoid those aspects in the data staging programs. Pride of work, thoroughness and attention to detail.   Required Qualifications / Training: Course on the ETL / related toolset. Relevant data warehouse and BI solution training is essential. B.Sc. or related degree is advantageous. 2+ years programming experience.
Salary: Negotiable

BI Business Analyst Reference No: 2396240568 | Johannesburg, South Africa | Posted on: 11 May 2022

The primary purpose of the role is to gather, analyse and document business data and reporting requirements and translate them into BI solutions in partnership with the BI Architect and technical teams. Key Responsibilities: Responsible for gathering and documenting the reporting requirements for the respective business areas Investigate data sources and query the data using SQL Document Functional Requirements to the source system Document Source to Target mapping for new solutions Develop conceptual BI solution design Contribute to the logical design of Star Schema Develop functional designs and provide recommendations on the presentation of information Train and support users Create test cases and plans Functional testing (ensure that solutions meet the requirements and needs of the business) Manage data test process, including unit, system integration, functional and user acceptance testing Effective internal and external stakeholder relationship management Keep abreast of the latest market developments with regards to Data tools and methodologies Qualifications and Experience: 3-year Degree/Diploma in Information Technology or related fields - essential Data analysis experience Experience in working with data visualization tools (Cognos or PowerBI preferred) for Proof of Concepts Proficient in SQL for data analysis - essential Knowledge of Dimensional Modelling/Data Warehousing MS Office Experience in Financial Services or Retail advantageous
Salary: Negotiable

Data Business Analyst Reference No: 1860440148 | Johannesburg, South Africa | Posted on: 11 May 2022

PBT Group has an opportunity for a Data Analyst to source, research and create graphs and reports for the Research team, respond to client requests and ensure all information provided is accurate and current.   DUTIES: This will require an overall and in-depth understanding of credit processes, systems, information requirements, flows and functional system requirements. Builds, develops and maintains the business processes for Credit to help identify and understand the workings of the business, and thereby to derive the business requirements and constraints that the resultant systems implementations must address (Including current and to-be business processes). Continuously updates and aligns the to-be business processes as business changes. Determine the impact of change of proposed projects on the business and on the IT systems supporting the business. Perform impact assessments on new requirement and there impact on upstream and downstream systems. During analysis ensure that the full end to end Credit system and their dependencies have been assessed Supports the Credit Business Architecture and conforms to the Business Architecture standards. Analyse the gaps between the current and future state to determine the extent of change required to realise the future state objective. Identifies processes in need for re/design (e.g. due to inefficient operations) and identifies options to improve them gaining stakeholder buy-in. Document the end-to-end Credit process flows with reference to existing documentation generated to date i.e. capture the activities performed in a business process, inputs, outputs and resources used for those activities, including performance measures. Supports the efficiency measures and targets of end-to-end Credit processes including touch points in Business Units. Defining report requirements, functional and process specifications for business and IT changes, as part of the overall definition of solutions to support business needs. Understanding existing systems and all inter-dependencies (As Is analysis). Analyzing business processes and system requirements, with ability to propose re-engineering or optimization of processes. Ensure projects within credit business architecture are aligned and delivered to achieve the to-be architecture. Following same definitions, business rules etc. Understanding functional and technical system specifications in order to be able to identify business solutions, opportunities and system limitations. Applying and influencing the use of Business Architecture guidelines to ensure consistent and high quality business requirements/functional/process specifications for any solution. Assisting Technical Designers in translating the business requirements and functional/process specifications into detailed technical requirements. Overseeing functional, integration and user acceptance testing activities to ensure that the delivered solution meets agreed business requirements and functional / process specifications. Identifying proactively operational problems and proposing solutions. Interfacing with other Business Analysts and Project Managers. Working closely with the technical architects in defining the systems landscape in Credit. Challenging business demands and identifying duplications or redundant needs across Credit. Creating, developing and maintaining a Credit business information model and guidelines for data input, processing and output. Provide expert advice to resources in Credit. Keeping abreast with changes in the business, in credit management and best practices.   Skills Required We are looking for someone who has all the generic BA skills (5+ yrs. exp in the BI Analyst Rol) plus strong: Data skills Good SQL knowledge (Needs to be able to read and write SQL. Troubleshoot as well) Good knowledge on reporting tools and dash boarding Understanding of AI and analytics Understanding of warehousing and virtual warehouses Understudying of data integration Agile Relevant degree2 - 5 years demonstrated practical experience in major projects / areas with relevant exposure to the credit business. Strong background in implementation of build and buy business solutions Experience in the investment banking sector Ability to have a technical discussion Project Management experience gained in a complex Financial Service environment. Apply business analysis best-practices, consistent with the BABOK principles and standards. Support continuous improvement by identifying and solving opportunities. Experience with Business Intelligence tools such as Microsoft Business Intelligence, Business Objects etc. Experience with Data Visualization tools such as Microsoft PowerBI. Excellent communication, interpersonal and problem solving skills, including the ability to translate business requirements effectively. Perform root cause analysis with stakeholders, conduct interviews or workshops to further evaluate and identify solutions to meet business requirements. Assist with production issues within a given timeframe. Coordinate and participate in the test effort to ensure that the delivered solution meets agreed business requirements and functional/process specifications. Ensure all the business requirements and relevant documents are well documented. Assist the Lead by investigating, estimating and calculating costs and timelines for enhancements and projects. Very good written and verbal communication skills Team player, driven to succeed and transparent Be able to maintain the environment and provide support where required 3+ years’ research experience in a financial service and/or Treasury environment with exposure to specific products and asset classes Flexible and comfortable with change High learning agility Sound self-management and organisational skills  
Salary: Negotiable

Data Quality Analyst Reference No: 1164924112 | Johannesburg, South Africa | Posted on: 11 May 2022

PBT Group has an opportunity for a Data Quality Analyst with experience in the financial services industry.   The Data Quality Analyst will reporting directly to the Data Quality Lead, and be focused on driving and supporting Data & Integration to implement Data Quality Management. This includes data quality measurement & monitoring and data quality issue management & remediation. They will be a delivery-oriented Data Quality Management professional who is able to work with stakeholders to effectively identify, remediate and manage data quality issues and incidents. This will include inputs into the effective use of our enterprise metadata repository as it relates to, and influences, data quality management. Their key focus will be the expansion of the data quality scoring scope to include all data assets for both On & Off-Platform data. The DQ Analyst will be working very closely with the Data Governance team, who will be setting out and embedding the Data Management Principles, Data Governance Framework and Data Standards, that will lay a foundation for the Data Quality Management stream.   In this role, the Analyst will be required to work across multiple business units in building and maintaining strong relationships. They will use their ability to influence and support a diverse set of stakeholder groups to effectively manage their Data Quality issues and incidents, contribute to the identification and remediation of enterprise level issues, and guide on what they need to do to establish good data quality management practices within their business. This includes measuring and monitoring data quality effectively. Improve profitability by supporting the IT Strategy through necessary interventions.   Duties: Assist the Data Quality Lead in chairing Data Quality Working Group Drive the establishment of data quality measurement and monitoring Lead preparation of business groups to effectively implement data quality measurement practices Lead the business support of the Data Quality platform Drive Data Quality Issue Management involving: leveraging and, where necessary, uplifting the artefacts in place today to set clear “how to” guidance on good data quality management practices highlight the impact of poor quality data, from a regulatory, compliance, finance and reputation perspective supporting the teams to implement the necessary structure within their businesses to implement effective data quality issue management ensuring data quality rules are captured within the enterprise repository Manage data quality issues Ensure accurate, monthly, Data Quality reporting is produced to give visibility to Data Governance Council and Data Stewards Forum on data quality issues Analyse data quality issues, facilitating the determination of issue impact, root cause and solution options Assist the DQ Lead in implementing the Data Quality Program and Data Remediation Strategy Oversee the design and delivery of data integrity specific reports and insights that analyzes and provides a view of the quality of data Support all data streams within Data & Integration, by identifying anomalies across data landscape Provide quality assurance of imported data Organize and drive successful completion of data insight initiatives through effective management and collaboration with key stakeholders Communicate results and business impacts of insight initiatives to stakeholders Locate and define new process improvement opportunities relating to data analytics   Experience: Strong financial services industry exp 5+ years’ experience working in Data Management Practices, particularly in Data Quality Experience working with business and technical project stakeholders to translate business requirements into data requirements Experience in data management and a passion for driving value through data Experience defining data quality rules / business rules / validation/ data controls An analytical mind and inclination for problem-solving Ability to work on multiple projects in parallel Ability to work in an agile methodology Analytical Skills: Work with large amounts of data: facts, figures, and number crunching Communication Skills: Present findings or translate the data into an understandable document. Write and speak clearly, easily communicating complex ideas Critical Thinking: Must look at the numbers, trends, and data and come to new conclusions based on the findings. Attention to Detail: Data is precise. Vigilant in analysis to come to correct conclusions Solid Short-term insurance business knowledge Knowledge of Cloud services Ability to produce solutions using Microsoft Azure packages Exposure to the Cloud environment Microsoft Excel (Power Pivot, Power Query) Microsoft SQL Integration Services Microsoft SQL Analysis Services Microsoft SQL Reporting Services Microsoft Data Quality Services (or any data quality tool) Microsoft PowerBI QlikView MS Office MS Visio SSRS SSIS   Qualifications/ Certification: BSc Computer Science - Informatics/ Data Analytics/ Statistics/Mathematics degree Microsoft Business Intelligence certification – advantageous Certified Data Management Professional (CDMP) Certified
Salary: Negotiable

Microsoft BI Data Engineer (SSIS, SSAS, Power BI) Reference No: 2240511628 | Johannesburg, South Africa | Posted on: 11 May 2022

PBT is currently recruiting for a Data Engineer with solids skills in Microsoft Full Stack development Experience in: SSIS, SSRS, SSAS, Power BI, T-SQL, Data Warehousing Experience, Kimball Team Player, Can-Do Attitude, Adaptability, Good Communicator Proven experience as a Data Developer In-depth understanding of database management systems, Cube and ETL framework Familiarity with BI technologies Proven abilities to take initiative and be innovative  
Salary: Negotiable

Power BI Front End Developer with SQL Reference No: 4047273447 | Johannesburg, South Africa | Posted on: 11 May 2022

PBT Group, Data Specialists, has a requirement for a mid-senior Power BI Front End Developer.   Duties: Create and maintain the end user applications, typically using off-the-shelf data access software or conventional query- and reporting tools. Develop the semantic layer, metadata, reports and report definitions. Develop graphs and portal interfaces. Load and maintain the metadata for the data access tool. Troubleshoot BI tools, systems and software; performance-tune these applications as necessary. Produce complex, efficient, error-free reporting solutions and related documentation. BI front-end development on data structures, cubes, reporting, dashboards, etc.   Required Skills: Solid experience with Power BI Solid SQL experience Experience with MS BI Stack (SSIS, SSRS, SSAS) would be a huge advantage. Data warehouse modeling skills is advantageous, in order to understand the data warehouse data models. A sound knowledge of SQL, or the language used to access the data warehouse from the access- or end-user reporting tools. A sound knowledge of the capabilities of the data access- and reporting tools, to know what their capabilities and shortcomings are – in order to exploit or avoid those aspects in the end user programs or reports. Keep abreast of new releases of these tools and work-arounds to overcome problem areas using these tools. Exposure to various BI front end applications, with working knowledge in at least one of them. Strong ability to analyse user requirements and build front-end BI applications according to specifications. Knowledge of scripting languages. Experience with one or more of the industry standard databases desired. Attention to detail and strong logical reasoning ability. Good communication skills. Pride of work, thoroughness and attention to detail.   Required Qualifications / Training: Relevant data warehouse and BI solution training is essential. B.Sc. or related degree is advantageous. 2+ years programming experience.
Salary: Negotiable

Senior Analyst (Data Insights) with SAS, SQL, Python Reference No: 1998876229 | Johannesburg, South Africa | Posted on: 11 May 2022

Collects, interprets and analyses data to determine specific business insights, and isseminates insights into relevant OMEs / functions.   Collection, interpretation and analysis of data to determine specific business insights Dissemination of business insights analytics into OMEs / functions   Duties: Problem formulation and solution development in collaboration with business Analysis conducted to determine trends or patterns, leading to business insights Data preparation for insights and visualisation Visualisation of business insights   Skills: SAS SQL Python Ability to problem solve Strong communication skills and ability to work with people within business and the data organisation Ability to use statistical and other analytics techniques
Salary: Negotiable

Intermediate and Senior Big Data / AWS Data Engineers Reference No: 2445722834 | Johannesburg, South Africa | Posted on: 11 May 2022

PBT Group has a requirement for a Big Data / AWS Data Engineer Developer to interpret requirements provided by business and produce effective Big Data solutions and to design and build AWS Cloud ETL pipelines for ingesting and processing of Big Data.   Programming exposure for code transformations and integrating the big data solution with existing systems. Develop information solutions from a variety of sources for both structured and unstructured data. Technical ownership of Big Data solutions for structured and unstructured data.   Your duties will include working with the AWS data lake development team, developing and implementing solutions to facilitate movement of data, testing the solutions and performing third line support for developed solutions.     DUTIES: - Consult with business teams to understand data ingestion and processing requirements - Develop and implement big data models and solutions - Design and implement ETL methodologies and technologies and the integration with big data - Conduct root cause analysis on production issues - Technical leadership of entire information management process of both structured and unstructured data - Provide ongoing support and enhancement to ETL system - Optimization and the information solutions - Implementing machine learning algorithms - Configuration of the Hadoop infrastructure and environment for optimal performance - Integrate with statistical and actuarial analysts to build models - Producing relevant technical documentation and specifications - Estimate time and resource requirements for business requirement - Integration of big data solutions with existing reporting and analytical solutions - Develop data processing functions (DPF’s) using Java and Python   Experience: - Data Warehouse principles and practises - Big Data using Hadoop - Kimball Methodology - ETL development - Data Security and Protection Policies - AWS cloud - SQL - Python - Scala - HIVE SQL   Qualifications: - Matric Essential - National Diploma in IT (BTech) - Bachelor of Science (Information Systems, Computer Science, Mathematics) Advantageous
Salary: Negotiable

Recruitment Specialist Reference No: 1646437613 | Cape Town, South Africa | Posted on: 04 May 2022

We are looking for an experienced recruiter to join our team. It is a challenging, fast-moving candidate-driven market, and the ideal candidate should be initiative-taking and tenacious enough to keep up with the pace. If you are looking to take your career to the next level and maximize your growth potential, then this is the right opportunity for you. Key Responsibilities: Source, Screen, and interview candidates to ensure we put forward the best quality candidates to clients for various technical roles Keep up to date with latest industry trends to ensure candidates can be evaluated against industry-standard assessments Generate new leads using your IT network of contacts Network online and offline with potential candidates to promote our employer brand and ensure we attract the best professionals Build relationships and coordinate with IT leaders to understand departmental goals and forecast hiring needs Write and post technical job descriptions on specialist IT job boards, social media and any other relevant channels Interview candidates combining various methods (e.g., structured interviews, technical assessments and behavioral questions) Build a candidate CRM to ensure a solid pipeline of qualified candidates - ensuring candidate is kept updated Participate in tech conferences and meetups to network with IT professionals Keep up to date with new technological trends in order to form strategic conversations with clients on future hiring needs Qualification and Experience: Degree in HR, communications, marketing, or similar advantageous 4 -5 years IT or Tech recruitment experience Strong experience in sales, development or client development roles Proven work experience in recruitment - ideally as a Technical Recruiter Hands-on experience with various interview formats (e.g., Teams, Zoom, Google Hangouts) Technical expertise with an ability to understand and explain job requirements for IT roles Experience using LinkedIn Talent Solutions to source quality candidates Excellent verbal and written communication skills Strong tenacity and ability to build a solid network Knowledge and Skills: Manage recruitment process ensuring governance Recruitment administrative support Understands and role requirement Implement the transformational recruitment plan Core Competencies: Cultivates Innovation by creating new and better ways for the organisation to be successful. Client Focus - Building strong customer relationships and delivering customer-centric solutions. Drives Results - Consistently achieving results and meets deadlines, even under tough circumstances. Collaborates - Building partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives. Resilience - Rebounding from setbacks and adversity when facing difficult situations
Salary: Negotiable

HR Administrator Reference No: 285329290 | Cape Town, South Africa | Posted on: 04 May 2022

PBT Group has a role for a Human Resources Administrator to effectively execute HR administrative functions to ensure on-time delivery. About you: Appropriate Tertiary qualification in/or studying towards in Human Resources Management At least 3 years HR Administration experience. Computer literate (MSOffice and Outlook) Knowledge of Human Resources processes Problem-solving Be Pro-Active Attention to detail Deadline orientated Customer services orientated Excellent administrative skills Good organisational, communication and listening skills Excellent computer skills (Excel & MSWord, PowerPoint) Knowledge of Microsoft Office (especially Excel and PowerPoint Report writing skills Knowledge of Time and Attendance About the role: Be the first point of contact for all HR-related queries. Assist HR Manager with all HR-related queries. Coordination and processing all employee HR documentation including new engagements, employee movements, promotions and terminations on the system within agreed timeframes. Monthly compilation and submission of the HR report. Ensure that all HR-related documentation is processed on the system in line with payroll deadlines. Assisting with the recruitment process Processing weekly and monthly hours  
Salary: Negotiable

Data Engineer with Power BI Reference No: 3062401417 | Cape Town, South Africa | Posted on: 22 April 2022

JOB SPECIFICATIONS: PBT Group has a requirement for a Microsoft BI Developer who knows SSIS, SSAS, SSRS and Power BI. REQUIRED SKILLS: - Microsoft BI: Strong SQL, SSIS, SSAS, SSRS and Power BI - Strong modular system design skills. - Conventional and data warehouse modelling skills are required, in order to understand the various data models and to define the mappings between them. - System analysis and design skills are necessary to design and document the data extractions and transformations. - Expert knowledge of the capabilities of the ETL tools being used, to know what their capabilities and shortcomings are – in order to exploit or avoid those aspects in the ETL program designs. - Good organisation, planning and basic management skills. - Good interpersonal and communication skills. - Decision making and problem solving skills.   REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS / TRAINING: - Relevant data warehouse and BI solution training is essential. - B.Sc. or related degree is advantageous. - 5+ years programming experience.   DUTIES: Duties: Back-end - Design, develop, test and deploy ETL for ODS and data mart projects, as well as application and management reports. - Provide technical support, troubleshooting and upgrade setup or support on ETL and database related issues. - Research and evaluate alternative IT solutions to make appropriate recommendations to meet the business needs for management information. - Perform root cause analysis, performance monitoring and application related issues. - Review IT work products from the team members for completeness and quality. - Accurately translate business requirement to technical documentation and test case or results. - Analyse and map data from source systems to target operational data stores and data marts. - Maintain and provide application support in production. - Code or folder migration from one environment to another as part of release management. - Participation in all aspects of quality assurance. - Active participation in systems integration and user acceptance testing.   Duties: Front-End - Create and maintain the end user applications, typically using off-the-shelf data access software or conventional query- and reporting tools. - Develop the semantic layer, metadata, reports and report definitions. - Develop graphs and portal interfaces. - Load and maintain the metadata for the data access tool. - Troubleshoot BI tools, systems and software; performance-tune these applications as necessary. - Produce complex, efficient, error-free reporting solutions and related documentation. - BI front end development on data structures, cubes, reporting, dashboards, etc.  
Salary: Negotiable

Data Engineer with Power BI Reference No: 586900758 | Johannesburg, South Africa | Posted on: 14 April 2022

JOB SPECIFICATIONS: PBT Group has a requirement for a Microsoft BI Developer who knows SSIS, SSAS, SSRS and Power BI. REQUIRED SKILLS: - Microsoft BI: Strong SQL, SSIS, SSAS, SSRS and Power BI - Strong modular system design skills. - Conventional and data warehouse modelling skills are required, in order to understand the various data models and to define the mappings between them. - System analysis and design skills are necessary to design and document the data extractions and transformations. - Expert knowledge of the capabilities of the ETL tools being used, to know what their capabilities and shortcomings are – in order to exploit or avoid those aspects in the ETL program designs. - Good organisation, planning and basic management skills. - Good interpersonal and communication skills. - Decision making and problem solving skills.   REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS / TRAINING: - Relevant data warehouse and BI solution training is essential. - B.Sc. or related degree is advantageous. - 5+ years programming experience.   DUTIES: Duties: Back-end - Design, develop, test and deploy ETL for ODS and data mart projects, as well as application and management reports. - Provide technical support, troubleshooting and upgrade setup or support on ETL and database related issues. - Research and evaluate alternative IT solutions to make appropriate recommendations to meet the business needs for management information. - Perform root cause analysis, performance monitoring and application related issues. - Review IT work products from the team members for completeness and quality. - Accurately translate business requirement to technical documentation and test case or results. - Analyse and map data from source systems to target operational data stores and data marts. - Maintain and provide application support in production. - Code or folder migration from one environment to another as part of release management. - Participation in all aspects of quality assurance. - Active participation in systems integration and user acceptance testing.   Duties: Front-End - Create and maintain the end user applications, typically using off-the-shelf data access software or conventional query- and reporting tools. - Develop the semantic layer, metadata, reports and report definitions. - Develop graphs and portal interfaces. - Load and maintain the metadata for the data access tool. - Troubleshoot BI tools, systems and software; performance-tune these applications as necessary. - Produce complex, efficient, error-free reporting solutions and related documentation. - BI front end development on data structures, cubes, reporting, dashboards, etc.  
Salary: Negotiable

Project Manager Reference No: 3719005780 | Cape Town, South Africa | Posted on: 07 April 2022

Be part of the PBT Team as a Senior Project Manager. If you are proficient in Project & Agile Management principles, methods, techniques and tools for Implementation of management information and business intelligence solutions, then this role is perfect for you. About the role: Implementation of a business operating model change and associated system enhancements Drive out the execution of the projects Engage with all business and IT stakeholders to ensure that all needs are considered Manage all aspects of the projects including governance, scope, delivery, communication, change management, quality assurance, training, budgets, reporting and acquisition Strong management and communication around project risks and the mitigation of those risks Strong management around project issues and the resolution of those issues Minimum Requirements: At least five years in a similar role within complex enterprise environments Experience in managing projects in the SDLC and ability to exhibit an advanced understanding of software delivery project approach A minimum of 2 - 4 years of experience in a similar role. (Including experience in managing resources, facilitation with technical teams and stakeholders Solid knowledge of project planning and budgeting on complex projects Ability to develop detailed project plans, based on a work breakdown structure, that provides the ability to manage the critical path Advanced competency using Microsoft Project Agile/SCRUM Master Certification Degree/Diploma with Project Management (Preferred) PMP/CAPM and/or Prince2 Certification (Preferred),
Salary: Negotiable

ETL Developer Reference No: 3080793644 | Cape Town, South Africa | Posted on: 07 April 2022

PBT Cape Town is currently recruiting for an ETL to join our team.  About the role: Data preparation jobs, Data analysis, Data reporting. Performing technical troubleshooting and providing technical expertise for ETL jobs Developing and implementing ETL processes Developing and maintaining integration tools and utilities Testing databases and troubleshooting issues Performing root cause analysis and providing recommendations for resolution Collaborating with developers to provide advice and support About you: Knowledge of ETL concepts, tools and data structures Ability to perform complex data analysis and troubleshooting Experience in the Amazon Cloud Environment AWS (advantageous) Proficiency in developing, deploying, and debugging cloud-based data assets. Proficiency in SQL, understanding of various databases and ability to design schemas to meet the requirements. Ability to understand requirements and changes to requirements Experience in Agile AWS certification is a plus.
Salary: Negotiable

Data Analyst Reference No: 1061237268 | Cape Town, South Africa | Posted on: 07 April 2022

PBT Group is looking for a talented Data Analyst who will be responsible for sourcing and transforming a wide range of data across the business into formats that can be used by end-users to develop differentiating business insights.   We are looking for an individual with experience in using a variety of data tools, analysis methods and data visualization to turn data into actionable insights with demonstrable business impact. About the role: Data Preparation Analysis and Visualisation Stakeholder Engagement Data Integration About you: Functional experience in analytics, data visualisation or reporting 2-5 years of experience performing data analysis in a BI environment. Experience with reporting packages Demonstrated experience in handling large data sets and relational databases with proven SQL skills. Ability to comply with and manage data assets under a strict governance framework. Experience in agile development desired Ability to work with data profiling, data quality and reference data toolsets. Knowledge of the following BI processes and methodologies: SQL, application, information architecture and ETL procedures Data integration  
Salary: Negotiable

AWS Cloud Architect Reference No: 258332810 | Cape Town, South Africa | Posted on: 07 April 2022

PBT Group is recruiting for an experienced AWS cloud architect that can help us further refine and implement/ migrate. The right person needs to have the acumen and experience to figure it out and help design a practical solution for our client’s requirements. The purpose of the role: Migrate to a modern, cost-efficient, serverless, decoupled architecture for the specific purpose of data analytics. Consider the most modern tools to include for various purposes in the architecture. (i.e. AWS Kinesis, Glue, Athena, DynamoDB, IoT Twinmaker etc. combined with S3 and opensource solutions like PostgreSQL, also consider Amazon Neptune as an option) Ensure security and monitoring Ensure data governance Optimized cost and monitoring of costs About you: Degree in BSc Computer Science (advantageous). 5+ yrs. Lead a team through an architectural development process and collaborate with application development teams, architects, and other members of the team. 10+ yrs. Experience with all aspects of IT projects from business analysis, architectures, system analysis and design through development, testing, implementation, and production support (SDLC). Experience with analytical tools and Business Intelligence. Knowledge of different SDLC Methodologies (Waterfall, Agile, etc). Experience with modern data warehousing technologies.
Salary: Negotiable

Senior Data Engineer Reference No: 602410801 | Cape Town, South Africa | Posted on: 29 March 2022

We are currently recruiting for a Senior Engineer who will be responsible for the Ingestion, Transformation, ETL, Modelling, Architecture and Storage management across the . About the Role: Assist the planning and management of the workload of the team and ensure delivery Act in technical capacity and design, develop and enhance the ingestion frameworks that can load consistently with a high degree of confidence Load large, complex sets to and make available for other team members Source from internal and external sources Engaging with technical subject matter experts to understand processes and create delivery mechanisms that are in line with the initiative/project intent. Build the infrastructure required for optimal Extraction, Transformation, and Loading (ETL) of from a wide variety of sources using various ‘big ’ technologies Work with analysts and engineers to understand the dynamic nature that is required to support the solution that needs to be built Identify, design, and implement internal process improvements: automating manual processes, optimising delivery, re-designing models for greater scalability About you: National Diploma in an Information Technology related discipline or Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Statistics, Informatics, Information Systems or any other quantitative field (preferred). 5 - 8 years experience as a Engineer in a environment. Ability to comply with and manage assets under a strict governance framework. Excellent T-, , BIML and modeling skills. Experience in ETL and modeling toolsets. Understanding of warehousing principles (e.g. Kimball and Vault) desired. Experience in agile development mythologies desired
Salary: Negotiable

BI Business Analyst Reference No: 3794807637 | Cape Town, South Africa | Posted on: 29 March 2022

PBT Group has a requirement for a Senior Analyst with solid understanding and experience in the industry, financial services experience would be preferable. About the role: Responsible for the support and of current and new requirements with the focus on meeting the relevant objectives. The individual will be responsible to operate within both support and project environments. Analyse the environment related to the past, present and future. Work with Project Manager to assist with the estimation and planning of activities. Document requirements, including KPI’s, measures, reporting and dimensions, processes, modeling requirements, interface layouts, flows, screen and report layouts, etc. Investigate and define requirements for processes and the documentation thereof. Formulate strategies and guidelines to improve the environment. Analyse existing processes to determine problems, risks and opportunities for improvement. Facilitate the implementation of new / enhanced processes. Review processes on an ongoing basis and conduct process audits. Render support to and facilitate sessions with end-users. Work closely with the Solution Architects and Modellers to design and implement the best possible solution within the limits of the tools available. System and user acceptance testing. Provide input to Quality Assurance. assistance during implementation. Provide input for user training. About you: Substantial Analyst & Requirement experience in a environment. Elicitation, documentation, testing and project management. Experience with Server (ability to profile and perform testing, which would require the person to write code). Must have some technical foundation and scripting experience A good understanding of processes. Ability to assimilate and apply relevant principles. Work independently. Must be a team player. Work on more than one project at a time. Be able to work within the framework of project methodologies and work independently on support and maintenance tasks. Strong communication skills. Good writing skills. Must be able to pay attention to detail. Good general understanding of the relevant industry.
Salary: Negotiable

Software Developer Reference No: 1995459171 | Cape Town, South Africa | Posted on: 29 March 2022

PBT is recruiting for a Software who will be responsible for developing, enhancing and maintaining in-house and client-facing systems. About the role Writing effective, scalable code Integrating user-facing elements into applications Test and debug programs Improve functionality of existing systems Implement security and protection solutions Assess and prioritize feature requests Design and implement low-latency, high-availability, and performant applications Integration of storage solutions Performance tuning, improvement, balancing, usability, automation Work collaboratively with the design team to understand end-user requirements to provide technical solutions and for the implementation of new software features Knowledge of user authentication and authorization between multiple systems, servers, and environments About you Relevant IT Degree (BTech ( IT), BSC or BComm) or Diploma 2+ years Programming Experience Proficient in Development Server/MySQL/PostgreSQL Expertise in frameworks like Django, Jinja and Flask Familiarity with front-end technologies (like and HTML5) Able to create database schemas that represent and support processes Strong unit test and debugging skills Proficient understanding of code versioning tools
Salary: Negotiable

Data Engineer Reference No: 1590634613 | Cape Town, South Africa | Posted on: 29 March 2022

PBT Group is looking for a to support and manage and analytics solutions. The main focus of the role is to enhance Systems as well as craft and execute queries upon request for . About the role: Developing and maintaining solutions. Maintain and support analytics platforms Create tools to store Conduct unit testing and troubleshooting Evaluate and improve existing systems Collaborate with teams to integrate systems Develop and execute database queries and conduct analyses About you: 3+ years of experience in: , SSRS, SSAS (Tabular), T-, Warehousing Experience in Kimball, , . Optional: PL/(), Basic C#, DAX, MDS (Master Services), Power Proven experience as a In-depth understanding of database management systems, Cube and ETL framework Familiarity with technologies
Salary: Negotiable

Senior Data Engineer Reference No: 1265254028 | Cape Town, South Africa | Posted on: 29 March 2022

PBT currently has a role for a Senior Engineer About the role: Responsible for creating ETL processes for transforming residing in various source systems into actionable information using ETL tools and coding primarily in MS . Interpreting user requirements and building pipelines to populate structures that are easily accessible and provide accurate information which supports consistent and informed operational, tactical and strategic decisions. About you: Relevant tertiary qualification in Information Technology or similar 5+ years’ commercial (Microsoft Stacks) development Essential technology experience: , . SSRS, SSAS (multi-dimensional and tabular models), MDX, PowerBI (advantageous) To be successful in this role you will need to have experience working with the Microsoft BI Stack and be well versed in the Ralph Kimball methodology Strong analytical, problem-solving and conceptual thinking skills essential Attention to detail and commitment to delivery is important
Salary: Negotiable

Machine Learning Engineer Reference No: 920784609 | Cape Town, South Africa | Posted on: 29 March 2022

We have an exciting opportunity available for a Machine Learning Engineer, to design and build new Science/Machine Learning (“ML”) software solutions while participating in all phases of the software development lifecycle. The ultimate goal is to create high-quality software solutions that meet clients’ needs. About the Role: Assist in designing and implementing functional application requirements for client-facing and internal ML solutions Ownership of the delivery of functional aspects of an application design in line with functional specification as part of a larger multi-disciplinary team Collaborate with Engineers to ensure and structures cater to solution needs Collaborate with UX/UI designers to specify UI requirements for application designs Collaborate with Front-End to ensure accurate delivery of UI application specifications Build of efficient back-end application features Manage application testing and bug fixes Prepare technical documentation Implement software enhancements and suggest improvements Review code from other and team members About you: BSc, BEng, or BIT degree, preferably with Postgraduate degrees, strong foundational Computer Science knowledge required Experience in the design, development and deployment of Machine Learning solutions Minimum 4 years total working experience with 2+ years of experience in developing Machine Learning solutions development experience Database design patterns & object-relational mapping in Experience with Git & collaborative software development
Salary: Negotiable

Analyst Developer Reference No: 3147896318 | Cape Town, South Africa | Posted on: 29 March 2022

PBT Group currently has a requirement for an Analyst Developer with good knowledge of different platforms or browsers and how each works.  About you: Wide range of knowledge pertaining to JavaScript Frameworks Experience with frameworks such as React/AngularJS/Redux HTML5/CSS3 Not just the basics. Knowledge of how to use the latest HTML5 and CSS3 features and functions in expert and innovative ways, particularly when it comes to combining them with different frameworks. Familiarity with technologies such as Bootstrap or other frameworks, LESS, SASS or similar pre-processing technologies Advanced skills particularly when it comes to animation and creative programming. JQuery Essential Must be able to develop plugins and extensions Responsible for creating UI Widgets Javascript Backend Programming not required, but knowledge of Nodejs/Express is advantageous Java Programming is advantageous Version Control GIT or SourceTree
Salary: Negotiable

BI Business Analyst Reference No: 4225568302 | Cape Town, South Africa | Posted on: 29 March 2022

The primary purpose of the role is to gather, analyse and document business data and reporting requirements and translate them into BI solutions in partnership with the BI Architect and technical teams. Key Responsibilities: Responsible for gathering and documenting the reporting requirements for the respective business areas Investigate data sources and query the data using SQL Document Functional Requirements to the source system Document Source to Target mapping for new solutions Develop conceptual BI solution design Contribute to the logical design of Star Schema Develop functional designs and provide recommendations on the presentation of information Train and support users Create test cases and plans Functional testing (ensure that solutions meet the requirements and needs of the business) Manage data test process, including unit, system integration, functional and user acceptance testing Effective internal and external stakeholder relationship management Keep abreast of the latest market developments with regards to Data tools and methodologies Qualifications and Experience: 3-year Degree/Diploma in Information Technology or related fields - essential Data analysis experience Experience in working with data visualization tools (Cognos or PowerBI preferred) for Proof of Concepts Proficient in SQL for data analysis - essential Knowledge of Dimensional Modelling/Data Warehousing MS Office Experience in Financial Services or Retail advantageous
Salary: Negotiable

BI Fullstack Developer Reference No: 2292654372 | Cape Town, South Africa | Posted on: 29 March 2022

PBT Group currently has an opportunity role for a who will establish new technology components and reusable solution patterns. You be responsible for developing warehousing blueprints, evaluating hardware and software platforms and integrating systems as well as translating needs into long-term architecture solutions.  About the role: Create design standards, patterns and principles. management, development and modelling. Engage with a wide range of technical stakeholders including scientists, analysts, engineers, database administrators and solutions architects. About you: Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Statistics, Informatics, Information Systems, Engineering or another quantitative field or, National Diploma in an Information Technology related discipline preferred 3 - 8 years related experience Application and data engineering background with a solid background in is required architecture design and delivery experience preferred Experience in 3 or more of the following areas is required: Database technologies (e.g. SAP Hana, Teradata or similar) and database development (Views, Functions and Stored Procedure development) components including HDFS, Hive, Spark, Oozie and Impala Object-oriented/object functional scripting languages: , , Scala or related ETL tools (e.g. SAP Services) Event/Streaming based pipelines (e.g. Kafka or Nifi) warehousing (Kimball and Vault patterns are preferred) and dimensional modelling (OLAP and MDX experience)
Salary: Negotiable

Web Developer Reference No: 3058157199 | Cape Town, South Africa | Posted on: 28 March 2022

PBT currently has a role for a Web who will be responsible for programming websites and web applications. The Web will communicate with clients to determine their needs and design preferences, creating code for the front and back-end of a website. About you: 3 years’+ experience hands-on development experience. Computer Science related degree, diploma or similar qualification. Experience working in an Agile environment Creative Thinker Ability to work alongside the backend team on integration projects Software: ASP.NET, MVC and C# ,JavaScriptFrameworks, i.e. Angular, Front-End Frameworks, HTML5, CSS3, SASS / LESS, JQuery/Typescript, Visual Studio, TFS / Git, MongoDB
Salary: Negotiable

Business Analyst Specialist Reference No: 910388439 | Johannesburg, South Africa | Posted on: 10 January 2022

PBT Group is looking for a Senior Business Analyst, the candidate needs to demonstrate 'Collections and Recoveries, Risk management, Payments, Data Analysis experience has a good technical aptitude within the banking industry.  Requirements: Able to handle conflict and difficult conversations Thoroughly understands Agile and SAFe and the role a BA plays within this framework Manage activities and associated estimates based on release and iteration schedules Proactively identifying risks to delivery, quality or overall project success Must be flexible to adapt to constant change Be able to communicate with senior stakeholders across the value chain Great attention to detail, Values driven and Teamplayer The individual must have an excellent command of the BA discipline Previously worked on Jira & Confluence To work with stakeholders throughout the organisation; to build a holistic view of the organisations strategy; processes;information and information technology assets The specialist BA links and aligns the business mission; strategy and processes of an organisation to its information technology strategy He or she documents this using multiple models or views that show how the current and future needs of an organisation will be met in an efficient; sustainable; agile and adaptable manner To bring business needs; capabilities; technology and process together in an efficient and effective manner The specialist BA has mastered the industry recognised knowledge areas for Business Analysis and works at the highest levels of abstraction; ambiguity and complexity within the organisation. He or she performs business analysis tasks to connect information; technology; processes and business needs in varying levels of detail within anarea of speciality; and is able to perform all business analysis tasks at both ends of the detail spectrum
Salary: Negotiable

Business Analyst Specialist Reference No: 289480858 | Johannesburg, South Africa | Posted on: 10 January 2022

PBT Group is looking for a Business Analyst Specialist to work with stakeholders throughout the organisation; to build a holistic view of the organisations strategy; processes; information and information technology assets. The specialist BA links and aligns the business mission; strategy and processes of an organisation to its information technology strategy. He or she documents this using multiple models or views that show how the current and future needs of an organisation will be met in an efficient; sustainable; agile and adaptable manner. To bring business needs; capabilities; technology and process together in an efficient and effective manner. The specialist BA has mastered the industry recognised knowledge areas for Business Analysis and works at the highest levels of abstraction; ambiguity and complexity within the organisation. He or she performs business analysis tasks to connect information; technology; processes and business needs in varying levels of detail within an area of speciality; and is able to perform all business analysis tasks at both ends of the detail spectrum. Responsibilities: Develop collaborative relationships through dealing with different cultural customs, and political factors Diffuse and address conflict Identify where conflicts and/or synergies exist between technologies and business functions Meet business needs through the ability to perform vendor/solution evaluation and solution validation Stay abreast of developments in field of expertise, ensuring personal and professional growth  Drive the business area by identifying and executing on opportunities  Ensure success of high risk or strategic projects  Create and maintain an operating plan (business roadmap) for achieving the strategic vision and operating platform, while delivering on expected business results Identify and prioritize business initiatives and produce feasibility studies, cost-benefits and business case documents justifying the investment required  Define business vision, goals, objectives, business processes and requirements Support the achievement of the business strategy, objectives and values Enable skilling and required corrective action to take place by sharing knowledge and industry trends with team  Obtain buy-in for developing new and/or enhanced processes that will improve the functioning of stakeholders' businesses Ensure team success  Promote and contribute to the organisation Business Analysis Centre of Excellence   Knowledge and Experience: 10 Years Experience in a Analysis role and 6 Years in a Senior role  Built high performance culture  Built and maintained stakeholder relationships Completed reports and achieved budgets Designed workforce planning solutions  Developed and implemented communications strategy  Manage internal process  Managed transformation and innovation  Managed process results  Managed relationships Managed self  Supported transformation, change and continued improvement 
Salary: Negotiable

BI Data Analyst I Reference No: 3511165714 | Johannesburg, South Africa | Posted on: 09 November 2021

PBT Group has a vacancy for a BI Data Analyst with at least 3 years relevant experience within the telecommunications and/or banking industry, to support and maintain the data warehouse in line with the data model, metadata repository and to provide business intelligence analysis through performing strategic and operational support. Duties: Structure data into compliance standards by adhering to metadata governance procedures according to documented standards and formatsManage final transformed data content by complying to prescribed standards for reviewing and publishing Assist/govern population of DataMart and metadata repository by complying to standards, systems, processes and procedures Support business units by providing consulting services that delivers data and information relevant to their business Contribute to internal and external information sharing sessions by attending formal and informal meetings Manage vendor relationship interactions by conforming to vendor management office guidelines and principles Deliver work according to customer expectations by prioritizing; planning and implementing requirements Utilize resources by adhering to standards, policies and procedures Align and continuously improve set processes by identifying innovation opportunities Identify and mitigate risk by executing within governance Resolve incidents by logging and tracking through correct channels Keep abreast of legislation and other industry changes that impacts on role by reading the relevant newsletters, websites and attending sessions Improve personal capability and stay abreast of developments in field of expertise by identifying training courses and career progression for self through input and feedback from managers Ensure personal growth and enable effectiveness in performance of roles and responsibilities by ensuring all learning activities are completed; experience practiced, and certifications obtained and/or maintained within specified time frames Ensure information is provided correctly to stakeholders by maintaining knowledge sharing knowledge with team Experience: Banking Knowledge, Procedure and Principles  Data Analysis  Governance, risk and controls  Relevant software and systems knowledge 
Salary: Negotiable

Data Engineer Reference No: 947086651 | Sandton, South Africa | Posted on: 09 November 2021

PBT Group has an opportunity for an Data Engineer. Duties: Design, construct, install, test and maintain highly scalable data management systems Ensure systems meet business requirements nd industry practices  Build high-performance prototypes and proof concepts  Research opportunities for data modelling, mining and production  Integrate new data management technologies and software engineering tools into existing structures Create custom software component (e.g.) specialized UDFs) and analytics applications  Employ a variety of languages and tools (e.g. scripting languages) to marry systems together Install and update disaster recovery procedures  Recommend ways to improve data reliability, efficiency and quality  Collaborate with data architects, modellers and IT team members on projects goals  Determine in conjunction with the Data Architect what data management systems are appropriate  Obtain information from the data scientist to determine which data is needed for analysis to determine and provide data which is needed  Support the achievement of the business strategy, objectives and values  Stay abreast of developments in field of expertise  Ensure personal growth and enable effectiveness in performance of roles and responsibilities  Participate and support corporate responsibility initiatives for the achievement of business strategy  Seek opportunities to improve business processes, models and systems through agile thinking  Experience: ETL Databases  SQL 
Salary: Negotiable

DevOps and Quality Engineer Reference No: 3210309846 | Sandton, South Africa | Posted on: 25 October 2021

DevOps and Quality Engineer Spec: -Designing, building, maintaining and optimizing automated build pipelines - Azure DevOps - Visual Studio Build -Viual Studio Code - Github -Maintain/ manage automated test toolchain (Azure DevOps Test Plan, White source bolt, SonarQube (or similar)
Salary: Negotiable
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