Craig Nel
October 2, 2020
Cape Town, South Africa
Job Type


Permanent / full-time opportunity for an experienced, senior level Data Architect to join a reputable financial services organisation in Cape Town.

As part of the Data Management team, you’ll be responsible for development, optimisation and oversight of the company’s data systems.

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science OR Information Systems OR similar
  • 5+ years’ experience in a similar role
  • 5+ years’ experience in developing Enterprise Data Warehouse / EDW Architecture and solutions
  • Excellent understanding of database / data warehouse structures and data mining
  • Prior exposure to Talend and Snowflake considered highly advantageous
  • MS-Azure knowledge / experience considered highly advantageous
  • Maintain and enhance group wide, cloud Data Warehouse
  • Maintain structured development process
  • Maintain structured maintenance process
  • Establishing of staging area across all service lines
  • Documenting of the Data Warehouse
  • Reliability of data produced from Data Warehouse
  • Design and implement effective database solutions and models to store and retrieve company data.
  • Examine and identify database structural necessities by evaluating client operations, applications, and programming.
  • Assess database implementation procedures to ensure they comply with internal and external regulations.
  • Prepare accurate database design and architecture reports for management and executive teams.
  • Oversee the migration of data from legacy systems to new solutions.
  • Design computer code using various languages to improve and update software and applications
  • Monitor the system performance by performing regular tests, troubleshooting, and integrating new features.
  • Recommend solutions to improve new and existing database systems.
  • Educate staff members through mentorship and individual support.
  • Offer support by responding to system problems in a timely manner.

Reference Number for this position is CN51053 which is a Permanent position based in Cape Town offering an annual cost to company salary of R840k – R924k PA negotiable on experience and ability. Contact Craig Nel on or call him on 011 463 3633 to discuss this and other opportunities.

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