Data engineer: DevOps team

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Our well-known client in the financial industry is looking for a Data Engineer to work within a DevOps team, applying analytics and testing tools, frameworks, techniques and practices to drive, define and organize business requirements into user stories. And following this analysis, work collaboratively across teams during design and delivery activity with a focus on testing.
High level requirements:

Technical:

  • Intermediate to advanced SAS and SQL programming skills
  • Pull data from source or any other relevant location
  • Data pre-processing
  • Data cleaning
  • Data manipulation
  • Data Summary
  • Provide insights from exploratory analysis and be able to tell a story.
  • Basic to intermediate skills in Excel/Power Point
  • Link spreadsheets and update or write Excel formulas
  • Automate/streamline reports through the use of Excel and SAS functionality where required
  • Create PowerPoint presentations easily understood by a large audience
  • Intermediate to advanced Power BI skills
  • Creation of new dashboards
  • ability to import data from various sources and link tables efficiently
  • Creating Calculated Fields
  • Creating measures
  • Understand Power BI functions such as time intelligence functions
  • Update existing dashboards and ensure scheduled tasks succeed
  • Non-technical:

  • Good communication skills – ability to present Analytics results to technical and non-technical audiences
  • Good stakeholder management
  • ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines
  • ability to find new data that may be needed using resources available within Absa
  • ownership of tasks from start to finish
  • Education: Baccalaureate, preferably with Maths or Stats

    Live: 3+ years in a banking/finance or similar environment in an analytics role working on MI reports and Insights

    Desired skills:

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