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Western Cape, Full Time

Job Description    

We are looking for a data expert who is able to confidently move from architectural definition and technical guidance to hands-on implementation and troubleshooting.

Duties and Responsibilities    

Design, implement and future-proof data solutions to provide and guarantee accurate, consistent, timeous data to meet the business needs. 
Provide architecture artefacts in accordance with business and project requirements 
Conceptualize on-premise, cloud components, security, networking and monitoring solutions to meet the data needs. 
Provide plans to migrate existing complex on-premises data solutions to cloud platforms when applicable 
Identify and lead cross-functional team members, partner with your peers in the organisation and connect business objectives with technical vision. 
Lead, manage and grow a team of data specialists viz. analysts, modelers, engineers 
Assist to hire and mentor engineers, and build a high-performing team 
Work on project management tasks associated with allocating resources and identifying risk items.
Plan to explore and grow new technology in support of future organisational direction. 
Participate in the evolution and direction of the company’s data strategy. 
Champion the adoption of industry best practices to push the development standards 
Provide thought leadership, knowledge-sharing and advisory services

Ideal Experience    

Background in designing high availability, highly performant data solutions 
Experience in improving performance and reliability of complex systems 
Knowledge of the Asset Management industry

Ideal Qualifications    

BSc or MSc degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or related field.
 Microsoft-certified Azure Data Engineer Associate 
Track record in building and running large scale systems professionally for 10+ years 
Experience in communicating with and presenting to Senior stakeholders 
A minimum of 5+ years of experience in a technical leadership role, leading teams that design, architect and implement complex data-centric systems 
Minimum of 5 years’ experience with technology development and delivery, with particular focus on on-premise, cloud and/or hybrid data platforms.
 Experience using services and components such as ADF, Synapse, Databricks, Compute, containers, integration, storage, web and DevOps 
Possess a deep understanding of database systems (E.g. MySQL, MS SQL, non-relational DBs) including modeling, design, scalability, performance and high-availability, clustering 
Proficient in UML, BPM, and the use of Architecture Design tools e.g. Sparx or similar experience using tools such as Lucid or Visio

Most Important Attribute    

A people leader who leads by technical example and has good management skills.

Systems Knowledge    

Microsoft SQL 
Microsoft Azure 
Other cloud storage platforms and services 
Data analytics, business intelligence and reporting 
Data ingestion and management processes 
Understanding of security by design and principles for general security of applications, integration, networking and storage

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