Purpose Statement

  • To enable data as an asset; translating business intent into concrete blueprints for the data environment and for Data Engineers to build on.
  • To enable staff to meet the business objectives through the ongoing enhancement & maintenance of the enterprise data model.
  • To design and maintain optimal data models/structures at both an enterprise level as well as conceptual, logical & physical levels which meet the business and architectural objectives of Capitec.
  • To govern the enterprise data model.



  • 8 years+ data experience that includes 5 years in Data Modelling discipline
  • 3 years Data Modelling experience in financial sector
  • Deep understanding of Data Management (DMBOK), systems development lifecycle methodologies and IT Architecture
  • Proven analytical and problem-solving experience in a complex data environment


  • Experience with generic financial industry data models
  • Exposure to graph data models
  • Relevant industry experience i.e. financial services or retail.
  • Regulatory knowledge in respect of data management

Qualifications (Minimum)

  • Diploma in Information Technology – Computer Science or Information Management

Qualifications (Ideal or Preferred)

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology – Computer Science or Information Management



  • Data Management Domain Knowledge
  • Knowledge of database concepts, objects and data modelling techniques and design principles.
  • Experience in wide range of data modelling techniques, such as Entity Relationship Modelling, Olap, Third normal form (Data normalisation), Dimensional modelling
  • Data warehousing, BI tools and technologies as well as the optimization of underlying databases
  • Data Quality
  • Master Data Management
  • Metadata
  • Expert knowledge of data modeling principles/methods including conceptual, logical & physical Data Models
  • Data modelling patterns e.g. party role
  • Understanding financial services concepts
  • IT or Data Governance experience
  • Banking and financial services environments


  • Data Modelling tools e.g. Sparx Enterprise Architect,Erwin & SAP Power Designer, ER/Studio or IBM data architect
  • Data Integration
  • Knowledge of the entire process behind software development including design and deployment
  • Knowledge of Canonical Data Modelling
  • How to clearly communicate complex technical ideas, regardless of the technical capacity of the audience


  • Analytical Skills
  • Attention to Detail
  • Problem solving skills
  • Facilitation Skills
  • Presentation Skills


  • Deciding and Initiating Action
  • Leading and Supervising
  • Presenting and Communicating Information
  • Applying Expertise and Technology
  • Analysing
  • Coping with Pressures and Setbacks
  • Persuading and Influencing
  • Planning and Organising

Additional Information

  • Clear criminal and credit record
  • Willingness to work or be available overtime and / or weekends if required
  • Ability and willingness to work in an open plan environment

Capitec is committed to diversity and, where feasible, all appointments will support the achievement of our employment equity goals

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