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Senior SQL Data Engineer Reference No: 2445700028 | Johannesburg, South Africa | Posted on: 26 January 2022

PBT Group has an opportunity for a Senior Data Engineer with strong SQL knowledge, experience in Telco or Retail industries would be a huge advantage.     Critical Skills Data Engineering SQL Data Analysis Data warehouse principles (familiar with terms such as ETL, data marts, aggregations, enrichment) Technical documentation Excel Strong Problem-solving Skills   Added value skills/ experience: Telecoms or Retail experience Big Data Data Modeling Microsoft PowerBI/ Oracle OBIEE report development   Education 3+ year Degree / Diploma in Computer Science Engineering or related field Fluent in English
Salary: Negotiable

Senior Oracle Developer Reference No: 23858095 | Cape Town, South Africa | Posted on: 25 January 2022

PBT has an opportunity for an PL/ to join our team. This individual will be responsible for developing data solutions from Data Warehouse and Analytical Platforms that will support diverse reporting and analytical capabilities. About you: Relevant 3-year tertiary or NQF aligned qualification Up to 5 years experience in IT, with a minimum of 3 years in a BI Data Integration role Delivery of BI technical solutions on large- to medium-size BI projects Worked with the application of Data Warehousing and BI best practices Proven track record of implementing innovative BI solutions leading to clear business benefits Knowledge of Data Warehousing concepts and Proven Olap and Report Query writing ability (SSAS and SSRS) Strong PL/ or T- coding skills, and solid understanding of complex ETL packages Support overnight batch process to ensure SLA’s are met Exposure to Agile and DevOps practice Competencies in Cloud platforms and Big Data will be an advantage  
Salary: Negotiable

BI Data Architect/Technical Lead Reference No: 830567975 | Johannesburg, South Africa | Posted on: 25 January 2022

Mission / Core purpose of the Job: The role of the BI Architect is to lead the team in the delivery of a project from requirements analysis to deployment through design, development, testing and documentation. The BI Architect is responsible for delivering "Data Products and Services" solutions within the team. During High level design the BI Architect works closely with the IT Architect to advise on the best technological building blocks and methodologies to be used to address the data-centric requirements of a project, and then performs low-level design for the implementation teams. The BI Architect is also responsible for impact analysis, effort estimates and timeline management.   The BI Architect will also be required to perform data-analysis and data-modelling tasks which can form part of the requirements definition and design stages of a project; or as ad-hoc requests. The BI Architect will be responsible for delivering the functional design of all projects assigned to them and driving the delivery of the solution with the development team. Development of SQL code, datamarts and REST APIs by the BI Architect themselves may also be required for some projects.   Key Outputs Functional/Solution Designs documented on Confluence Wiki Update "Living" system and integration documentation Project Delivery Technical Leadership Alignment to Frameworks, architecture, standards and policies Provide consultancy to process analysts, business analysts and other business stakeholders at a project level on application, data, security, infrastructure, testing and operational designs through interactions with other architects, applications and operations subject matter experts. Technical design process improvements   Relationship Management The BI architect will need to engage with several stakeholders including Project Managers Multiple Vendor resources for delivery Commercial Business Units Management The BI architect needs to build and maintain relationships   Critical Skills Technical Leadership Data Engineering Programming Background Technical Solution design Systems Integration SQL Data Analysis Data warehouse principles (familiar with terms such as ETL, data marts, aggregations, enrichment) Technical documentation Excel REST interface design   Added value skills/ experience: Telecoms experience Big Data Kafka integrations Oracle APEX development Microsoft SSAS Microsoft PowerBI report development Oracle OBIEE report development SAS Viya ITIL Foundation TOGAF A background in System Architecture & Design which includes the creation of highly detailed functional requirements which describe deep functional logic of a system   Education 3+ year Degree / Diploma in Computer Science Engineering, Mathematics, Statistics or related field Fluent in English
Salary: Negotiable

Automation Tester Reference No: 2171870545 | Johannesburg, South Africa | Posted on: 25 January 2022

PBT Group has an opportunity for a couple of Software Quality Engineers.   Duties: Contribute to the systematic breakdown of the business need into manageable feature(s), stories and epics that can be delivered. Participate in the backlog grooming. Participate in the sprint planning, test estimation and success criteria per story. Discuss the low-level design and functional requirements with the Chapter Lead, Application/Solution Architect to understand the approach to test automation. Collaborate with the Core Technical Team to continuously improve the test harness, automation frameworks and overall platform. Promote the automation framework and tool adopted by the Enterprise Quality Assurance team. Perform adhoc peer review of the automated test assets being maintained by the Software Quality Engineer to ensure conformance of the process and governance. Collaborate with the environment DevOps engineer to investigate and correct bugs and inefficiencies. Develop the automation scripts using the automation framework for execution. Implement the test automation with the objective that it has adequate coverage within the sprint and can be re-used for regression testing. Ensure the solution meet the architectural and development standards that are re-usable and scalable. Confirm that the automation test suite implemented is appropriately catalogued and aligns with the governance. Responsible for testing of the system or component testing under load. Responsible for testing of the system or component high-availability and recoverability. Log defects using the pre-defined defect management tool and ensure the relevant information is captured accurately that will assist with the root cause analysis. Manage the product risk and communicate to the QA Lead the details and any possible mitigation factors. Collaborate with the stakeholder to ensure the resolution of a defect and the root cause analysis is performed and recorded. Report status of testing to the Quality Assurance squad daily. Participate in all retrospective reviews. Participate in the showcase to external stakeholders.   Experience: API automation is key focus (Karate / Rest Assured / SOAP UI etc) Front end (Selenium/Appium) NFT: JMeter Core programming is usually done in Java rather than C# in IntelliJ, with Maven / BitBucket / Git.   Qualifications/ Certification: A degree in Computer Science / Information Systems / Business Administration / Commerce or equivalent  
Salary: Negotiable

Qlikview Developer Reference No: 1445060890 | Cape Town, South Africa | Posted on: 17 January 2022

We are currently recruiting for a Qlikview Developer to join the PBT Team.  About the Role: Design, Build and Maintain analytics solutions for company vulnerability scans Maintaining Regulatory Data Warehouse solution Designing and Developing various Qlikview and Qliksense models Analyse user requirements to produce technical requirements Advising users and making technical proposals Writing SQL code to retrieve data from Data Warehouse (MySQL, MSSQL, Sybase, Oracle) Qlikview Model and SQL query optimisation Building Qlikview models for data analytics (to analyse vulnerabilities) Design data model layout and flow Front end design and development Developing solutions in Python to retrieve data from REST and SOAP API’s Developing solutions in Python to parse data (JSON, XML) Data discovery/modelling and design Identifying, analysing and ultimately fixing software anomalies and issues About you: Must have a strong background in software engineering principles and techniques. Must have at least 3 years of experience in BI and Data Warehouse. Experience with developing and maintaining dashboards and reports from raw data in the form easily digestible stories by understanding business needs and translating into Qlik-based solutions. Experience with improving and enriching the existing reporting systems while working to extend the platforms by incorporating new data sources and requirements. Experience designing BI solutions using Qlikview. Experience with document template design will be preferred. A Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university with a major in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering, Business, or other related technical discipline is required. A Master's Degree is preferred  
Salary: Negotiable

AWS Developer Reference No: 905217788 | Cape Town, South Africa | Posted on: 17 January 2022

PBT Group has an opportunity for a talented AWS Developer to join our team. The AWS Cloud developer will work closely with the various members of the BI, Architecture, Networks, Cloud and Infrastructure teams as well as key business stakeholders. Being passionate about maintaining and developing Cloud-based solutions and processes to improve ways of working is essential to this role. About you: Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and experience. 1-3 Years Experience in Python, Spark, PySpark and on Hadoop administration and development, with a key understanding of Hive and Hive Meta-store 3 to 5 years experience in SQL, Databases and software engineering with a focus on serverless applications and computing in the Cloud. Ability to design and articulate solutions Proven experience of core AWS services and features for Data Engineering:AWS EMR and EMR NotebooksAWS Glue (Data-Catalogue) and ETL (scripted jobs with change from Glue Context to Spark Context) AWS IAMAWS Step FunctionsAWS S3AWS REDSHIFT and AURORO DBAWS Inter-Account Access Design and setup for data transferKnowledge of working with VPC SubnetsAWS Lambda functions
Salary: Negotiable

Senior Solutions Architect / Enterprise Architect Reference No: 3298169484 | Johannesburg, South Africa | Posted on: 13 January 2022

PBT Group has an opportunity for a Senior Solutions Architect / Enterprise Architect.   A senior solutions architect or enterprise architect is responsible for designing processes, documenting essential IT procedures, tracking alignment of project deliverables against the target state architecture, and maintaining a focus on security. They also will collaborate with other teams to ensure the design of the correct systems.   The Solutions Architect translates business requirements into the architecture for that solution, describing it through design artefacts; defines standards and best practices within which the development team will operate, and governs the implementation thereof.   The position requires a person with strong IT software architecture, risk management and governance skills; more than ten years of experience in technical implementation; knowledgeable on a broad range of technologies, platforms, coding languages, design patterns and products relating to information technology as applied in the insurance industry. Experience with business architectures and compliance should also exist.   Duties: Contribute to drawing up IT Strategy, based on business strategy, as well as giving input into the overall strategy and product development and solutions. Assist with documenting the business unit architecture landscape and the roadmap to achieving it. Design complex systems at the conceptual (business), component (logical) and infrastructure (physical) level, align technology choices with the IT strategy and directly supervise the quality of designs and implementation inside and between components. Influence development managers to insure appropriate levels of quality on owned architecture(s). Collaborate effectively with peer architects to solve complex problems spanning their respective areas and resolve technological disagreement with informed, rational debate. Research, collaborate with, and influence 3rd party vendors to develop innovative solutions to complex problems. Assist in assessing third party vendors and systems and participate in technical evaluation as part of the associated RFx processes. Facilitate the development and evolution of the architecture and global governance processes. Facilitate the process for approving architecture standards and best practices. Assist with establishing and maintaining an effective architecture practice control framework and reporting on the current state and progress made towards maturing such controls. Assist in management of internal audits and compliance tests on behalf of enterprise architecture and the business unit. Participate in regular architecture and subject matter expert (SME) forums. Arbitrates disagreements among engineers, vendors, IT and Insurance specialists and make decisions where needed without damaging relationships. Coach, mentor, and delegate to the development team.   Qualifications/ Certification & Experience: Relevant degree/diploma, in a technical discipline such as Engineering, Computer Science, Management Information Systems, or equivalent experience. Software development background, including DevOps experience. Hands on experience with Architecture modeling tools, specifically Orbus iServer, Visio. Experience with architecture framework and tools such as TOGAF, Zachman and ArchiMate. Experience with cloud solution implementation (Microsoft Azure preferred), including security, PaaS, iPaaS, Kubernetes, Containers, and cloud costing. A clear understating of, and has worked with Agile methodologies such as SAFe, Scrum, and Lean. Understanding of business strategy and IT alignment. Domain knowledge of insurance (Short-Term preferably), reinsurance systems and pertinent technologies and a good understanding of the industry, competitors, and processes.
Salary: Negotiable

QuickSight Front End Developer Reference No: 4165816663 | Johannesburg, South Africa | Posted on: 11 January 2022

PBT Group has an opportunity for a QuickSight Front End Developer.   This role will specifically focus on our customer's adoption of QuickSight for dashboards and visualisations in embedded analytics. The role is to help our customers and partners to eliminate technical and economic constraints from their legacy BI tools and help them to leverage their data to develop business insights. Our QuickSight BI Engineers will develop, deliver and implement visualisation capabilities so that their customers can make data driven decisions.   Duties: Design, implementation and delivery of building BI solutions for our clients. Define and deliver on-site technical engagements with clients. Activities include participating in pre-sales, understanding clients’ data visualisation, self-service and analytical requirements, and providing advice on solution design. Provide advisory services to our clients on the implementation of BI solutions in the AWS Cloud. Work with clients’ business, IT to translate business requirements to data visualisation capabilities. Work to define an organizations' BI Strategy Drives data strategy across teams for a defined BI solution Lead design reviews for BI solutions and set best practices for the organization   Experience: 5+ years of experience with data visualisation using Tableau, QuickSight, Qlik, MicroStrategy, PowerBI or similar tools Minimum of 5 years of data engineering experience with at least 2 years of AWS experience Hands on experience with popular cloud-based data warehouse platforms, viz. Redshift, Snowflake. Overall experience with AWS services should be over 2 years Minimum of 3 years of experience using some popular BI tool with at least one year of experience in using AWS QuickSight. This position requires deep knowledge of QuickSight Knowledge to use ML capabilities within QuickSight and to import external ML models to QuickSight dashboards Experience with QuickSight Q is desired. There is a need to add NLP capabilities to provide self-service features to business users. Strong knowledge of business process, data or information management, data flows, data relationships, data quality standards, proficiency with data integration tools and data storage platforms. Ability to lead collaborative meetings which result in clearly documented outcomes, a concrete understanding of meeting attendee performance/reliability, and ongoing management & follow-up for action items Experience with some of data integration tools viz. Attunity (Qlik), AWS Glue ETL, Kafka etc. Experience in building data pipelines with related understanding of data ingestion, transformation of structured as well as semi-structured data across cloud services Demonstrated ability to be self-directed with excellent organization, analytical and interpersonal skills, and consistently meet or exceed deadline deliverables. Acts with integrity and proactively seeks ways to ensure compliance with regulations, policies, and procedures Expertise in SQL, data modeling, and operational excellence Experience in translating business requirements to BI dashboards. 2+ years of experience with either Relational Databases, NoSQL Databases or MPP systems   Qualifications/ Certification: A degree in Computer Science / Information Systems / Business Administration / Commerce or equivalent
Salary: Negotiable

SAS / AWS Solutions Architect Reference No: 3023109132 | Johannesburg, South Africa | Posted on: 11 January 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

SAS Developer Reference No: 4100797029 | Johannesburg, South Africa | Posted on: 11 January 2022

PBT Group has an opportunity for a SAS Developer.   Duties: Enable and drive data migrations across different data lake platforms within different technologies, for example Oracle, SAS and Big data. Perform ad-hoc analysis of data from organization databases, write SQL scripts, procedures, packages, functions, and views. Develop SAS processes following existing standard structures and macros. Perform unit, system and regression testing for SAS programs for quality assurance Continually identify deficiencies in production processes, propose enhancements, and implement those enhancements to increase productivity or reduce manual effort Assist the testing team to develop test plans to verify logic of new or modified programs. Maintain organizational intellectual property through documenting of solutions on the organization’s wiki platform. Adopt a proactive approach to prevent problems from arising in the future Collaborate with assigned business units to understand their business intelligence needs and devise possible solutions. Participate in design and peer reviews Work together with key business unit stakeholders to prioritize projects and data requests Create ad-hoc reports/data extracts from organization database Interpret data and develop relevant recommendations based on data analysis findings     Experience: Education: a 3-year diploma or higher in the related field of study for example Computer Science or Information Technology. At least 5 years’ experience as a SAS Engineer with experience in development and maintenance support Experience with SAS BASE, Enterprise Guide (EG), Event Stream Processing (ESP), Visual Analytics (VA) and Data Integration (DI) are required Minimum 2yr experience in SAS application maintenance and SAS Management Console (SMC) Experience in dealing with large data sets in Hadoop / Oracle / DB2 Expertise in troubleshooting and debugging skills Knowledge of Unix and/or Linux operating systems Experience in shell /batch scripting Application packaging and deployment experience across DEV to PROD environments Experience in maintenance reporting and managing change / service requests. Knowledge and experience in end-to-end project delivery, either traditional SDLC or agile delivery methodologies (or hybrid approaches) Dashboarding experience with Power BI is desirable Expertise in troubleshooting and debugging skills Exceptional communication, documentation, and presentation skills Telecommunications experience  
Salary: Negotiable

Java Developer Reference No: 388049336 | Johannesburg, South Africa | Posted on: 11 January 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

Business Analyst with Forex experience Reference No: 990560588 | Johannesburg, South Africa | Posted on: 11 January 2022

An exciting opportunity for an experienced Business Analyst to form part of the team responsible for transforming the end-to-end capability for Customer Dealing Pre-Trade. You will be responsible for elicitation, evaluation, definition, implementation, and validation of the requirements needed to deliver on the transformation in the Pre-Trade business.   Duties: Evaluating business processes, anticipating requirements, uncovering areas for improvement, and designing and implementing solutions. Effectively communicating your insights and plans to cross-functional team members and management. Proficient in translating business requirements to functional requirements. Rely on experience to plan and accomplish goals. Conducting meetings and presentations to share ideas and findings. Collaborating with a diverse set of stakeholders including Risk, Compliance, Operations, Legal, Sales and Trading Documenting and communicating the results of your efforts. Providing leadership, training, coaching, and guidance to junior employees. Ensuring solutions meet business needs and requirements. Performing user acceptance testing. Assist with change management to ensure affected parties are adequately equipped for the changes impacting them.   Qualifications and Experience: 4-8 years of Business Analysis experience Financial markets, specifically FX knowledge is a MUST Accounting experience is a MUST Prior experience in FX is preferred, either from a technology, operations, or back-office perspective   Essential Skills: Advanced technology, analytical and communication skills Understanding of the FX product set as well as the life cycle of a FX trade Understanding of FX trading and sales workflows Excellent documentation skills Experience in the design and implementation of integration solutions Experience in working with various integration protocols (FIX, XML over JMS, API) Experience in lean/agile product delivery Experience in extracting and working with data – data models, data flows, data analysis Attention to detail with an added understanding of the broader impact of decisions and solutions Track record of following through on commitments A history of leading and supporting successful projects  
Salary: Negotiable

SAS Developers x 4 (URGENT) Reference No: 662583059 | Johannesburg, South Africa | Posted on: 11 January 2022

PBT Group has an opportunity for a SAS Developer. Banking / Financial industry experience would be a major advantage.   Duties: Enable and drive data migrations across different data lake platforms within different technologies, for example Oracle, SAS and Big data. Perform ad-hoc analysis of data from organization databases, write SQL scripts, procedures, packages, functions, and views. Develop SAS processes following existing standard structures and macros. Perform unit, system and regression testing for SAS programs for quality assurance Continually identify deficiencies in production processes, propose enhancements, and implement those enhancements to increase productivity or reduce manual effort Assist the testing team to develop test plans to verify logic of new or modified programs. Maintain organizational intellectual property through documenting of solutions on the organization’s wiki platform. Adopt a proactive approach to prevent problems from arising in the future Collaborate with assigned business units to understand their business intelligence needs and devise possible solutions. Participate in design and peer reviews Work together with key business unit stakeholders to prioritize projects and data requests Create ad-hoc reports/data extracts from organization database Interpret data and develop relevant recommendations based on data analysis findings     Experience: Education: a 3-year diploma or higher in the related field of study for example Computer Science or Information Technology. At least 5 years’ experience as a SAS Engineer with experience in development and maintenance support Experience with SAS BASE, Enterprise Guide (EG), Event Stream Processing (ESP), Visual Analytics (VA) and Data Integration (DI) are required Minimum 2yr experience in SAS application maintenance and SAS Management Console (SMC) Experience in dealing with large data sets in Hadoop / Oracle / DB2 Expertise in troubleshooting and debugging skills Knowledge of Unix and/or Linux operating systems Experience in shell /batch scripting Application packaging and deployment experience across DEV to PROD environments Experience in maintenance reporting and managing change / service requests. Knowledge and experience in end-to-end project delivery, either traditional SDLC or agile delivery methodologies (or hybrid approaches) Dashboarding experience with Power BI is desirable Expertise in troubleshooting and debugging skills Exceptional communication, documentation, and presentation skills Telecommunications experience  
Salary: Negotiable

SAS / SQL Technical Business Intelligence Business Analyst Reference No: 3816396796 | Johannesburg, South Africa | Posted on: 11 January 2022

PBT Group has an opportunity for a Technical Business Analyst with strong Data / Business Intelligence experience to translate business needs into detailed business information and data requirements functional integration and process specifications. Exposure to SAS and SQL essential. Data analysis skills would be an added bonus).   DUTIES:   Stakeholder relationship management Build and maintain professional working relationships with all stakeholders displaying excellent abilities to initiate dialogue, listen to advise, influence and negotiate to achieve win-win outcomes. Initiate meetings with key stakeholders to track progress manage expectations and ensure stakeholders requirements are delivered. Preserves relationships despite airing conflicting views and seeks mutual gains when addressing conflicts. Anticipates consequences and adapts problem solving based on continual feedback. Act speedily to resolve problems queries and complaints. Adapt communication styles to meet the needs of different audiences.   Requirements elicitation and root cause analysis Facilitate one-on-one or group workshops to elicit analyse communicate and validate requirements for changes to business processes and policies and where relevant, IT systems. Analyse existing processes and facilitate improvements with stakeholders. Analyse and model data and data requirements where applicable. Document business/functional requirements. Conduct a gap analysis to identify the most feasible solution to meet requirements. Work with business stakeholders to define metrics/performance goals and acceptance criteria for solution and ensure the implementation of the requirements.   Solution / project delivery Translate business needs into detailed business information and data requirements functional integration and process specifications. Clarify the business requirements technical solutions and functional or process specifications for relevant stakeholders. Work with project team to define metrics or performance goals and acceptance criteria for solution and system and ensure the implementation of the requirements. Coordinate and where required participate in the test effort to ensure that the delivered solution meets agreed business requirements and functional or process specifications. Participate in post project implementation review. Provide input into compiling or write system manuals where required. Compile training material and provide end-user training to stakeholders where relevant. Prioritize requirements (critical and non-critical) with Project Manager to identify project deliverables and time frames. Configure various systems to meet requirements.   Teamwork, self-management & alignment with group values Self-management: Demonstrates pride in the organisations brand services and products by consistently delivering on the brands promise. Self-management: Plan and manage own workflow anticipating obstacles juggling priorities and following through on objectives within agreed time-frames and according to quality standards. Self-management: Stay relevant and up-to-date with legislations and new development. Self-management: Maintain a positive attitude and respond openly to feedback. Self-management: Handle stress in ways that do not negatively impact others. Self-management: Take ownership of personal career development leveraging formal and informal opportunities. Self-management: Act in an ethical transparent and morally defensible manner including highlighting unethical practices. Teamwork: Continually share debate and communicate learnings. Teamwork: Flag and debate issues constructively. Teamwork: Contribute to a friendly co-operative climate in working with others to achieve collective goals. Teamwork: Be sensitive to others feelings needs values views and attitudes and be courteous and diplomatic when dealing with difficulties and problems others may be experiencing (EQ).   EXPERIENCE:   8+ years relevant experience as a Technical Business Analyst in a banking / financial sector. Solid Systems Analysis experience Exposure to SQL and Oracle would be highly advantageous. Data analysis skills would be an added bonus)   Analysis and Attention to Detail The 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 Able to apply specific analytical concepts and techniques within agreed structures Produces quality by ensuring accuracy and integrity of information Applies systematic thinking to diagnose root causes Evaluates existing practices for accuracy and compliance Can provide guidance and coaching on analysis to others   Problem Solving Cuts to the core of issues and applies effective analysis, logic and creativity to identify and implement solutions Accumulates the right information to solve problems Uses decision-tree logic to diagnose root causes Reflects on what is occurring to identify potential problems and obstacles Uses judgement and discretion to interpret issues based on learnt theory Solves problems with an awareness of the bigger picture; can see beyond immediate issues to anticipate consequences   Presentation and Facilitation The capacity to use appropriate presentation and facilitation techniques to engage an audience and help them to understand, retain and respond appropriately to the message Uses presentation aids to enhance understanding Presents confidently and engages the audience Creates presentations that are visually appealing and that enhance the message / information presented Adjusts presentation and delivery to audience's response Interacts well with the audience to solicit participation and feedback   Verbal and Written Communication (inc. Listening) The capacity to listen attentively, present information clearly and concisely and respond appropriately to the verbal and written communications of others. This includes the ability to regulate delivery in response to the needs of a target audience Able to communicate complex specialist knowledge and concepts clearly Delivers messages in ways that gain support and agreement Can communicate sensitive messages tactfully Knows which communication medium is most appropriate for the message Communicates with the recipient's perspective in mind   Knowledge Sharing Promotes the generation and sharing of knowledge and learning in order to enhance the collective knowledge of the team / organisation Acts in ways that encourage openness and knowledge sharing Stays abreast of current developments and trends in technical, professional or work-related areas Contributes positively to knowledge sharing forums Collects, stores and promotes information to allow easy access for self and others Keeps documentation and files up-to-date and readily accessible   Organisational Awareness Understands organisational systems, structures, policies and procedures and can navigate changing dynamics and power relationships Works well with other organisational structures Able to interpret and work within Standard Operating Procedures Understands how own responsibilities link to aligned roles Makes use of informal organisational structures to achieve goals Able to reference organisational goals and services   Process and Technological Competence Utilises, identifies, enhances and leverages processes and technologies to meet business needs Ensures consistent use of systems and processes through agreeing and maintaining standards Applies understanding of legacy and new systems and processes to solve internal and external problems Makes suggestions up-the-line regarding how systems and processes can be improved Tracks and reports effectiveness of new systems / processes against desired objectives Manages and maintains systems / Applications   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 Displays a sound understanding of customers' operational needs and requirements Displays sound analysis and logic in probing, analysing and resolving customers' needs Follows through on promises to clients Uses influence to encourage others to provide excellent customer service as a team Consistently models appropriate customer behaviour   Teamwork The capacity to work co-operatively with others to achieve shared goals Ensures team's purpose and goals are clear Demonstrates and demands commitment to team goals Gives and receives timely, constructive feedback Encourages open discussion and sharing Shares knowledge   Drive and Results Orientation Is a 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 success and sets demanding goals for self and others Consistently meets deadlines without compromising quality Able to implement solutions and deal with stumbling blocks; stays positive Sets and meets challenging goals (self and team) Focuses on what is important; doesn't get distracted Takes immediate action when confronted with a problem   Leading and Managing: Monitoring and Measuring The capacity to define, encourage, review and evaluate own and other's performance in relation to clearly defined objectives, time-lines and performance standards; includes the ability to identify and implement appropriate measures and benchmarks Plans and communicates team members' roles, responsibilities and performance standards Monitors consistently using agreed measuring and reporting tools Highlights mistakes and lessons learnt Gives constant developmental feedback Consistent and systematic in assigning and measuring work   Leading and Managing: Planning and Organising Defines tasks needed to accomplish goals and assigns and co-ordinates people, tasks and resources accordingly Plans and communicates team members' roles, responsibilities and performance standards Consistent and systematic in assigning and measuring work Uses discretion to resolve problems within agreed mandate Gives constant developmental feedback Assigns tasks based on knowledge of peoples' skills   QUALIFICATIONS/ CERTIFICATION: A degree in Computer Science / Information Systems / Business Administration / Commerce or equivalent
Salary: Negotiable

Senior C# / Java Software Developer Reference No: 4283383627 | Johannesburg, South Africa | Posted on: 11 January 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

Senior Data Modeller Reference No: 3501018774 | Johannesburg, South Africa | Posted on: 11 January 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

Data Quality Lead Reference No: 1984483676 | Johannesburg, South Africa | Posted on: 11 January 2022

PBT Group has an opportunity for a Data Quality Lead to focus 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 Lead will be working very closely with the Data Governance Lead, 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 lead will be required to work across multiple business units and 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 the client 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: Chair the enterprise 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 utilising Informatica IDQ Lead the business support of the IDQ 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 Lead Data Management Data Quality team Lead the Data Quality Program 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 the 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: 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 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 degree Microsoft Business Intelligence certification – advantageous Certified Data Management Professional (CDMP) Certified
Salary: Negotiable

AWS Data & Software Engineers Reference No: 3104894039 | Johannesburg, South Africa | Posted on: 11 January 2022

We are looking to hire skilled AWS Cloud ETL and Software Developers 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

AWS Data Engineer Reference No: 2816695148 | Johannesburg, South Africa | Posted on: 11 January 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 SAS Consultant with credit/lending experience Reference No: 2502311032 | Johannesburg, South Africa | Posted on: 11 January 2022

PBT Group has an opportunity for Senior SAS Consultants with strong credit/lending experience in the financial/banking industry. Power BI & Teradata experience would be an advantage.   Experience: Self-starters Understanding of banking data and landscape SAS expert – automation of jobs Strong Power BI Teradata good working knowledge to leverage via SAS Ability to drive reports and output into PowerBI from SAS and automate end to end Ability to engage and manage senior stakeholder Strong analytical background – more a quant type role – ability to take 1 line problem statements and break them down and solve the issue end to end Working knowledge around acquisitions, CVM (scoring pre-approval deals) and collections would be beneficial as they are aware of best practice and how best to unlock low hanging fruits quickly QlikView and SQL would also be beneficial in regards to understanding work done by the BI department – read, interpret and understand to help fix possible issues and errors.   Qualifications/ Certification: A degree in Computer Science / Information Systems / Business Administration / Commerce or equivalent
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

Data Architect Reference No: 3081693012 | Cape Town, South Africa | Posted on: 21 December 2021

PBT Group is currently recruiting for a Data Architect. The role requires the Data Architect to coordinate with clients, data users and key stakeholders and develop and achieve various long-term objectives for data architecture. About the role: Design short term resolutions to achieve all goals and prepare data roadmap for management Design and implement effective database solutions and models to store and retrieve company data. Design conceptual and logical data models and flowcharts for Data Architecture. Design and provide support to all data management methodologies according to required standards. Assess database implementation procedures to ensure they comply with regulations. Determine procedure to identify and collect all required data, validate the process and recommend improvements to GF data. Administer mapping of all data sources and movement and analyse it to ensure appropriate quality of all data. Develop key metrics for tests on data and support integrity of the data architecture Prepare documents for data architecture and maintain knowledge on large data structures as well. Analyse information flow and recommend the appropriate technology to provide support to all business processes. About you:  Degree in BSc Computer Science (advantageous). 5+ yrs. working experience as a Data architect. 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). 5+ yrs. lead a team through an architectural development process and collaborate with application development teams, architects and other members of the software development team. Experience with AWS data architecture a plus (Redshift, Athena, Glue, etc.) Architecture and design (UML, OO, SOA, etc.) Software frameworks and methodologies (Agile, TOGAF, etc.) Experience using an RDBMS and advanced skills in query languages, especially SQL. Experience using BI solutions, decision support systems, OLAP technology. Experience with modern data warehousing technologies. Experience with Microsoft and Oracle RDBMS.
Salary: Negotiable

Data Engineer Reference No: 120662919 | Cape Town, South Africa | Posted on: 21 December 2021

We are currently recruiting for a BI Technical Lead to join the PBT Team. The role requires an IT specialist with advanced analytical and technical skills who will be responsible to lead a Data Warehouse Centre of Excellence team and be able to establish new technology components and reusable solution patterns that can be leveraged by business-facing development teams in their day-to-day solutions. You are regarded as a data warehouse specialist with advanced analytical and technical skills who understands data modeling, data engineering, data visualisations and analytical models. You should be able to communicate technical information to technical teams, as well as be competent in communicating challenges and solutions to project and operational leadership. An understanding of data management solutions and a keen sense of the strategic value of information to an organisation will be of importance. You will also be responsible for developing data pipelines, data models, monitoring programme/ job performance, designing data warehousing blueprints, evaluating hardware and software platforms, and integrating systems; translating business needs into long-term architecture solutions. About you: Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Statistics, Informatics, Information Systems, Engineering, or another quantitative field / National Diploma in an Information Technology related discipline preferred 5+ years experience in application and data engineering background with a solid background in SQL is required Data architecture design and delivery experience preferred Knowledge and Experience: Experience in data engineering background with a solid background in data warehousing environments Experience in database management system (DBMS) physical implementation, including tables, joins and SQL querying. A solid background in Data Warehousing using SQL and ETL procedures is required, with a strong grounding in data modeling using either Kimball or Data Vault methodologies Experience in Hadoop Distributed File System, and experience in Spark, Oozie and NiFi are highly advantageous. Experience in data warehouse automation and the development of data pipelines using ETL tools (e.g. SAP Data Services), automation (e.g. Wherescape), scheduling and test automation (e.g. Robot) is desirable Experience of structured data, such as entities, classes, hierarchies, relationships and metadata. Experience in agile development Ability to comply to and manage data assets under a strict governance framework Strong Data Engineering background with a specific focus on staging high-quality data Data Management technologies (e.g. Informatica Data Quality (IDQ), Informatica Enterprise Data Catalog (EDC), Axon, EBX) are preferred Data architecture design and delivery experience preferred Data pipeline development experience in BI is recommended. Experience in Wherescape advantageous
Salary: Negotiable

Analyst Developer Reference No: 3147896318 | Cape Town, South Africa | Posted on: 21 December 2021

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

Data Engineer Reference No: 1590634613 | Cape Town, South Africa | Posted on: 21 December 2021

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

BI Fullstack Developer Reference No: 2292654372 | Cape Town, South Africa | Posted on: 21 December 2021

PBT Group currently has an opportunity role for a BI Developer who will establish new technology components and reusable solution patterns. You be responsible for developing data warehousing blueprints, evaluating hardware and software platforms and integrating systems as well as translating business needs into long-term architecture solutions.  About the role: Create design standards, patterns and principles. Data management, development and modelling. Engage with a wide range of technical stakeholders including data scientists, business analysts, data 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 SQL is required Data 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) Hadoop components including HDFS, Hive, Spark, Oozie and Impala Object-oriented/object functional scripting languages: Python, Java, Scala or related ETL tools (e.g. SAP Data Services) Event/Streaming based data pipelines (e.g. Kafka or Nifi) Data warehousing (Kimball and Data Vault patterns are preferred) and dimensional data modelling (OLAP and MDX experience)
Salary: Negotiable

Campaign Administrator Reference No: 1554252119 | Cape Town, South Africa | Posted on: 21 December 2021

PBT Group has a role for a Campaign Administrator to join the team. This role is to ensure that the processes required for the successful execution of Microsoft Dynamics 365 Marketing campaigns and communications are completed accurately and on time. The initial focus is the execution of email campaigns, SMS and Facebook remarketing. About the role: Execute marketing and communication campaigns on D365, in collaboration with service providers and relevant internal resources, within an agreed roles and responsibilities framework Reviewing and interrogating D365 briefs from marketing managers and other relevant stakeholders Setting up campaigns, audience segments and creativity on the platform (includes email template set up, segment creation, UTM tracking, scheduling, sending timeframes, campaign flow) Conducting campaign technical testing (set-up and data) Collaborating with multiple stakeholders (data, creative, campaign manager, digital) to obtain relevant approvals and ensure timeous deployment of campaigns Circulating and interpreting post campaign engagement reporting to key stakeholders About you: Minimum matric, marketing qualification desirable 3-5 years experience in agency or business executing direct digital and email marketing campaigns on a marketing automation platform Experience with workflow management and digital asset management platforms advantageous Google marketing platform experience or certification advantageous Dynamics 365 Certification advantageous, but otherwise required within the first 6 months of hiring (MB220 – Microsoft Dynamics 365 Marketing and MB-200 – Microsoft Power Platform + Dynamics 365 Core) Experience with web design and development including HTML advantageous
Salary: Negotiable

Machine Learning Engineer Reference No: 920784609 | Cape Town, South Africa | Posted on: 21 December 2021

We have an exciting opportunity available for a Machine Learning Engineer, to design and build new Data 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 Data Engineers to ensure data and data structures cater to solution needs Collaborate with UX/UI designers to specify UI requirements for application designs Collaborate with Front-End developers 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 developers 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 Python development experience Database design patterns & object-relational mapping in Python Experience with Git & collaborative software development
Salary: Negotiable

BI Business Analyst Reference No: 4225568302 | Cape Town, South Africa | Posted on: 21 December 2021

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

Scrum Master Reference No: 2675539796 | Cape Town, South Africa | Posted on: 21 December 2021

We are currently recruiting for a talented Scrum Master to mentoring and motivating the teams to improve processes, facilitate meetings and decision-making processes, and eliminating team impediments. The Scrum Master needs to ensure the development teams follow the scrum framework values and agile practices. About you: Bachelor's degree in computer science, information technology, or a relevant field preferred. Certified Scrum Master, SAFe preferred. 5+ years of experience as a Scrum Master or in a similar role. Excellent knowledge of Scrum techniques and artifacts (such as the definition of done, user stories, automated testing, backlog refinement) Working knowledge of agile methodology, techniques, and frameworks, such as Scrum or Kanban etc. to deliver solutions would be essential Leadership and management experience. Excellent people and project management skills. Hands-on experience with software delivery life cycle and Agile/Scrum delivery management Experience in project management/Team lead roles mandatory. Experience in delivering products preferable
Salary: Negotiable

AWS Data Engineer Reference No: 2068012706 | Cape Town, South Africa | Posted on: 21 December 2021

PBT Cape Town is currently recruiting for a Data Engineer to build the infrastructure required for optimal extraction, transformation and loading of data from a wide variety of data sources using AWS technologies. The role will require the analysing of raw data, as well as developing and maintaining datasets. About you Appropriate degree/ diploma in Computer Science/Information Technology/Math Appropriate certification in cloud data engineering Minimum of 2 years’ experience in cloud data engineering and design Strong experience in working with AWS cloud services: EC2, EMR, RDS, Redshift, S3 working on Terraform and object-oriented/object function scripting languages: SQL and Python Experience building and optimizing ‘big data’ data pipelines, architectures and data sets. Strong analytic skills related to preparing both structured & unstructured datasets from streaming and batch processes. Build processes supporting data transformation, data structures, metadata, dependency and workload management. A successful history of manipulating, processing and extracting value from large disconnected datasets.  
Salary: Negotiable

BI Business Analyst Reference No: 2341417810 | Cape Town, South Africa | Posted on: 15 December 2021

We currently have a role within the PBT Group as a Business Analyst. The role requires an individual who has strong relationship buildings skills and is able to prioritise a wide number of tasks to develop overall objectives.  You will be expected to understand the nature and business impact of requests, perform the required analysis, and work with the to ensure functional and technical specifications are understood and delivered. Additionally, you will need to communicate clearly with all stakeholders and gather, coordinate and manage business requirements and expectations. About you: Relevant Business Analysis qualification essential Minimum 5 years’ experience as a Business Analyst Exposure to or experience in the Kimball methodology would be particularly advantageous Strong technical data analysis skills Business process modeling Development background and understanding of the SDLC Exposure to Microsoft tools Power Pivot, Power and query writing
Salary: Negotiable

Programme Manager Reference No: 1609535978 | Cape Town, South Africa | Posted on: 15 December 2021

The primary responsibility of the programme manager will be to focus on delivering thecoordination and management of a linked set of projects to deliver on the required project outcomes.Responsibilities include the:• Planning, overseeing and supervising work on the project, providing day to dayguidance, coordinating and ensuring quality control of the outputs;• Developing a Work Plan, and ensuring that the timelines in the work plan are strictlyadhered to;• Ensuring consistency of the project outputs;• Initiating any terms of reference for additional work as necessary;• Preparing project progress reports and any other reports as may be required.And to deliver business benefits through:• Maintaining and flexing a viable portfolio of projects that will deliver the businessbenefits• Should be able to institutionalize and implement effect project change control processto manage scope, budget and schedule• Structuring planning and sequencing the programme change in line with definedbusiness transition• Orchestrating the delivering of the portfolio/programme in order to deliver the requiredbusiness transition states and outcomes• Playing a fundamental role in working with the business to shape and challenge thebusiness case to drive through the right approach to transition planning and benefitsrealisation.• Managing different stakeholder expectations• Manage programme/portfolio and project uncertainty and understand the impacts ofthis on the project portfolio and wider business.• Identifying and facilitating the prioritisation of optionsGovernance and Control• Establishing appropriate best practice programme management techniques• Reports status and prognosis• Maintaining a close working relationship with both the business area and financemanager, to understand at all times the financials on all projects within theportfolio/programme.Programme complexityThe set of projects are represented by:• Multiple functional changes impacting stakeholders across the company• More than 25 primary deliverables – including changes to high-level processes,systems or product changes)• External project dependencies – cross programme dependencies impacting theprogramme. This is likely to be complex dependency management• Specifications are continually going to be uncertain throughout planning anditerations as the business unit grows• Requirements and deliverables are changing and the investigated business andstructure is complex• Stakeholder priorities/interests could be unclear and differing.JOB SPECIFICATION PROGRAMME MANAGER• A clear understanding of business drivers impacting the programme to drive throughthe maximisation of early benefits realisation• The portfolio/programme is likely to be under continual change, requiring constantorchestration and transition planning.Minimum requirements• Minimum 5 - 10 years project/portfolio management experience essential, specificallyin more complex projects• Product management would be advantageous• PMI / Prince 2 / Cranfield College qualification• Experience in managing larger teams (more than 8-15 staff), geographicallydispersed, delivering multiple concurrent streams of workCompetenciesTechnical competencies:• Knowledge of project/programme management methodology• Relationship development• Strong administration skills• Project administration training• Excellent minute taking skills
Salary: Negotiable

Data Engineer Reference No: 1496737061 | Cape Town, South Africa | Posted on: 07 December 2021

PBT is currently recruiting for a Data Engineer with solids skills in Microsoft Full Stack development Experience in: SSIS, SSRS, SSAS, 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

Senior Data Analyst Reference No: 4014970175 | Cape Town, South Africa | Posted on: 07 December 2021

PBT Group has a role for a Data Analyst with experience in using a variety of data tools, analysis methods and data visualization to turn data into actionable insights with demonstrable business impact.  The person fulfilling this role will not only analyse data models, but also test the outputs, investigate & troubleshoot data issues and devise solutions in line with best practice. A high competency in problem-solving capabilities is essential.  Qualifications and Experience: Diploma/Bachelor Degree (Information Systems; Statistics; Data or Computer Science; Engineering) or equivalent (preferred but not essential) Functional experience in analytics, data visualisation or reporting 2-5 years of experience performing data /systems /information analysis in a BI environment Knowledge of and experience with reporting packages Adept at queries, report writing and presenting findings for stakeholder use Experience working with data in various data sources and databases Ability to translate business requirements into non-technical terms Demonstrated experience in handling large data sets and relational databases with proven SQL skills Ability to comply to and manage data assets under strict governance framework Experience in agile development desired Business experience in financial services or financial asset management will be advantageous Ability to work with data profiling, data quality and reference data toolsets advantageous
Salary: R3 to R9

Software Developer Reference No: 1070942859 | Cape Town, South Africa | Posted on: 24 November 2021

PBT is recruiting for a Software Developer 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 data protection solutions Assess and prioritize feature requests Design and implement low-latency, high-availability, and performant applications Integration of data 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 Python Development SQL Server/MySQL/PostgreSQL Expertise in Python frameworks like Django, Jinja and Flask Familiarity with front-end technologies (like JavaScript and HTML5) Able to create database schemas that represent and support business processes Strong unit test and debugging skills Proficient understanding of code versioning tools
Salary: Negotiable

Oracle PL/SQL Developer Reference No: 2190281430 | Cape Town, South Africa | Posted on: 24 November 2021

PBT currently has a role for a Mid-level Oracle PL/SQL Developer, with a solid technical understanding of data modelling, design and architecture principles and techniques. About you: Data Modelling and Design courses, Data Transformation courses, Oracle certification (HIGHLY beneficial). 5 years plus working with  Oracle PL/SQL. Work with the technical architecture and development team to contribute to design and analysis. Requirements analysis and specification design at a system level. Interpret data and analyse results. Work with external teams to resolve data issues. Design\Implement Data Management strategies which include validation of source data and the use of data in management reporting Development of Functional Specifications and Technical specifications. Good technical understanding of data modelling, design and architecture principles and techniques. Experience in high data volume environments. Open to learning new cloud technologies i.e GCP, AWS, Azure
Salary: Negotiable

Data Engineer Reference No: 1316939294 | Cape Town, South Africa | Posted on: 24 November 2021

PBT is currently recruiting for a Data Engineer to be part of a highly dynamic and analytical team working in an agile environment.  The role will require the development of modules using the specified toolsets to enable the analytical teams and businesses to create and analyse complex analytical models.  Core responsibilities for this role will be to design and develop, investigate data issues, troubleshoot technical issues and devise solutions in line with best practices. Experience and skills required for this role. Data modelling/engineering background with the ability to interpret business requirements and technical solutions to develop components of or complete data models. SQL, information architecture and ETL procedures is required. Data warehousing principles based on Kimball and Vault patterns Development experience in BI Agile Development Development using Java, MS SQL, SSIS, SSRS, Python etc.  
Salary: Negotiable

BI Business Analyst Reference No: 3794807637 | Cape Town, South Africa | Posted on: 15 November 2021

PBT Group has a requirement for a Senior Business Intelligence Business Analyst with solid understanding and experience in the industry, financial services experience would be preferable. About the role: Responsible for the support and analysis of current and new business requirements with the focus on meeting the relevant business objectives. The individual will be responsible to operate within both support and project environments. Analyse the business 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 business dimensions, business processes, data modeling requirements, interface layouts, data flows, screen and report layouts, etc. Investigate and define requirements for business processes and the documentation thereof. Formulate strategies and guidelines to improve the business environment. Analyse existing business 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 Data 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. Business assistance during implementation. Provide input for user training. About you: Substantial Business Analyst & Requirement Analysis experience in a environment. Elicitation, documentation, testing and project management. Experience with Server (ability to profile data and perform testing, which would require the person to write code). Must have some technical foundation and scripting experience A good understanding of business processes. Ability to assimilate and apply relevant business 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

QlikView Front End Developer Reference No: 2518112495 | Cape Town, South Africa | Posted on: 09 November 2021

PBT Group has a vacancy for a strong QlikView Front End Developer to create and maintain the end-user applications, typically using off-the-shelf data access software or conventional query- and reporting tools. About the role: 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-tuned 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. About you: Strong QlikView Front End Development experience Data warehouse modeling skills are advantageous, in order to understand the data warehouse data models. Sound knowledge of SQL, or the language used to access the data warehouse from the access- or end-user reporting tools. 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.    
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

Analyst Programmer Reference No: 2338503886 | Cape Town, South Africa | Posted on: 27 October 2021

Technical Skills: Good Knowledge of different platforms or browsers and how each work Do things need to be tweaked a little bit to ensure everything works across browsers, platforms, and devices. Very important to have as technology intensifies and diversifies. 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

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

Quantitative Business Analyst Reference No: 3214115179 | Johannesburg, South Africa | Posted on: 22 October 2021

Quantitative Business Analyst   Purpose:   To design, specify, build, configure and test solutions for delivering the necessary capability to business that enables quality solutions and a client centric orientation. These include pricing and risk management solutions along with their related IT processes.   Responsibilities:   Constructing and/or critically analysing financial models (eg: product pricing, curve stripping, scenario analysis) Process-design, -analysis, -testing and –troubleshooting in the area of pricing/risk-analysis Systems-capability/fit analysis in the area of pricing/risk-analysis Data analysis - analyse data and situation, identify and solve problems, reason logically and drive valid conclusions Software analysis - analyse, design and implement purchased or in-house applications Testing and validation of logic and processes implemented Shared ownership of recurring production incidents by working with multiple stakeholders to resolve system issues Weekly production support rotation with the rest of the team Engage with the macro-environment to look for new opportunities, capabilities and trends that would add value to the required analysis 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) Engage with key stakeholders to gather information with regards to changes and developments in their business area that would impact demand for allocated BT technologies Review demand items in partnership with business to better understand impacts on the relevant BT system, processes and systems environment Partner with process owners to create suitable roadmaps for business development and in anticipation of system and process enhancements Test and identify where service gaps would exist should different technologies be applied to the same process or where business process changes would not be accommodated by existing technology capabilities Analyse business requests to clearly understand business requirements and translate this into clear technical terms and specifications to best solve business problems Consolidate all knowledge articles and user training material Develop and share final service pack for relevant stakeholders Coordinate the integration activities of service providers Monitor benefits against what was detailed in the business case Control specific measures and mechanisms to measure benefits     Qualifications and Experience:   Relevant degree Post-graduate qualification in Mathematical Finance or another quantitative discipline (must have) 2+ years of relevant, quant, risk and business analysis experience Financial markets knowledge is a MUST   Essential Skills:   Experience in designing and implementing integrated solutions (i.e. good understanding of systems integration) Experience in designing, testing and configuring quantitative systems in Capital Markets (Market Risk, Credit Risk, XVA, etc) Working knowledge of SQL and ability to analyse data Multi asset class, and trade life cycle knowledge would be beneficial Business process modelling and design capabilities Ability to work with data: understanding of data models and ability to validate data flows between and within systems Attention to detail, but also the ability to see the big picture and understand broader impact Good communication skills and the ability to work with difficult people Self-starter  
Salary: Negotiable

Credit Data Consultant Reference No: 1094273418 | Johannesburg, South Africa | Posted on: 30 August 2021

Spec below: Job Spec: Self-starters Banking understanding of data and landscape (nice to have) SAS expert – automation of jobs PowerBI strong Teradata good working knowledge to leverage via SAS Ability to drive reports and output into PowerBI from SAS and automate end to end Ability to engage and manage senior stakeholder Strong analytical background – more a quant type role – ability to take 1 line problem statements and break them down and solve the issue end to end Working knowledge around acquisitions, CVM (scoring pre-approval deals) and collections would be beneficial as they are aware of best practice and how best to unlock low hanging fruits quickly Beyond that being self-starter and amazingly sharp will help – as I need the guys to work independently but part of larger team deliverables. Qlikview and SQL would also be beneficial in regards to understanding work done by the BI department – read, interpret and understand to help fix possible issues and errors.
Salary: Negotiable
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