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DATA MANAGER - be Data Team Lead & gain expertise in BIG DATA ANALYTICS

Job Title: DATA MANAGER - be Data Team Lead & gain expertise in BIG DATA ANALYTICS
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Cape Town
Salary: R480K - R540K /annum
Reference: Data Manager - ensure that data processes are kept in line with best business practices
Contact Name: Gary Silbermann
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 21, 2017 08:55

Job Description

This is an excellent opportunity for a DATA MANAGER to be DATA TEAM LEADER, and to gain expertise in a BIG DATA, ANALYTICS, DATA INSIGHT & DATA SOFTWARE ENGINEERING Business -  this is a highly regarded out-and-out Analytics specialist business in the market.

Based in CAPE TOWN this DATA MANAGER (DATA TEAM LEADER) position offers a salary of R480K – R540K/annum

This Analytics Consultancy is an SME (employing 50 people) and execute the most advanced Data Management, Data Modeling, Data Analysis and application of Data Insight, to inform strategic business decisions for leading companies across Financial Services, Retail, FMCG, Telecoms and more. An established company with a great working environment, where you colleagues will be Data Scientists, Data Analysts, Insight Analysts, ETL leads, Solution Architects and Data Software Engineers. Ongoing learning is actively encouraged in a business that treats their employees like family.

You will be responsible for ensuring that data processes are kept in line with best business practices, and take the leading role in developing a unified data technology stack, able to deliver operationalised function across projects within the company.
Technically you will advance the company’s Data Management & Data Manipulation abilities, working closely with a skilled team of Technical Data Professionals.
You will help develop a SQL environment to support incoming project data – this is very large-scale and complex data, requiring a good understanding of Data Management, Technical Data Systems, ETL and Data Integration technologies.
You will have experience importing, cleaning, transforming, authenticating or modeling data with the purpose of understanding and making sound deductions from the data for decision making purposes.

A passion for learning new skills, and ability to invent and simplify.
Previous experience and proven competence in managing delivery of multiple projects through a full data management life-cycle.
Strong Data Management skills – knowledge of the end-to-end data management process.
Strong quantitative, analytical and/or statistical skills.
Degree/Diploma/Certification in Computer Science, Systems Engineering, Maths or Stats.
Good understanding of Databases and Data Warehouse Concepts.
Technology experience required:
SQL abilities (HPE Vertica / MySQL / PostgreSQL).
Database architecting.
Database management.
Procedural & functional SQL development.
Data reporting & query writing.
Strong Excel abilities.
Ideally experience on Linux systems (Ubuntu or similar).
Bash / Corn scripting.

If you qualify for this role, please email your CV directly to:
Gary Silbermann
021 801 5001

If you have not had a response to your application within 14 days please consider your application to be unsuccessful.