Responsible for the design, implementation and deployment of SAP business intelligence solutions (applications and technologies which are used to gather, provide access to, and analyze data and information about company operations) for end-to-end data warehousing and analytics.

Key Performance Areas:
1. Database Application Development and Scripts

  • Interpret and compile technical design documentation
  • Develop user database interfaces and front- end applications.
  • Design Databases
  • Perform Data Management
  • Perform Database mirroring /replication
  • Develop Database Views, Functions, User Defined Types, Stored Procedures in line with Business requirements

  • System Analysis and Design

  • Facilitate scoping workshops / extract client business requirements

  • Provide Business and Systems analysis functions
  • Write functional technical design documents
  • Provide 2nd line production support for Helpdesk calls on business related issues
  • Work with project teams and apply project standards and methodologies

  • Database Administration

  • Provide support for Database Administration tasks

  • Proactively monitor the database systems to ensure secure services with minimum downtime
  • Track and report database performance metrics and analyses database performance
  • Perform regular maintenance and backup including monitoring disk space and maintaining database dictionaries

  • Application Support, Maintenance and Changes to Business Solutions and Processes

  • Develop, design and deliver the processes required to support the various Business Units.

  • Ensure that appropriate service levels and quality standards are maintained.
  • Ensure compliance to ICT Governance, SDLC, Project Management and Change Control standards and procedures.
  • Analyse and apply required configuration changes or development to fulfil change requests.
  • Develop and review business cases, functional specifications, blue prints, and all other associated documentation.
  • Determine the dependencies with other modules /systems and the applicable impact of changes proposed.

  • Provide Functional End User Support for Allocated Application.

  • Provide second line support on Help Desk calls pertaining to function.

  • Prioritise response in terms of the levels of severity.

  • Role Based Training

  • Develop and maintain Role Based Training documentation for all business roles using SAP Business Warehouse.

  • Ensure availability of training courses, facilitators and facilities for IT Role Based Training throughout the year.

Preferred Minimum Education and Experience

  • National Diploma in IT
  • ABAP Certification
  • 3-5 years Significant understanding and practical knowledge of database schema, development and scripting
  • 3-5 years Experience in the development of database front-end development (Microsoft .Net framework)
  • 3-5 years Understanding and practical knowledge of Relational Databases SAP Business Intelligence and Data Warehouse
  • 3-5 years Database design, modelling, optimisation and performance improvement
  • 3-5 years Understanding of Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC) methodologies
  • 3-5 years Exposure to ETL tools and embedded SQL

Critical Competencies

  • Database application development and scripting
  • Relational Databases and Data Warehouse Concepts
  • Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC) methodologies
  • ETL Tools and embedded SQL
  • Database Security
  • Additional Requirements
  • Extended hours as and when required
  • Travel as and when required

Desired Skills:

  • SAP
  • ETL
  • SDLC
  • SQL

Desired Qualification Level:

  • Diploma

Employer & Job Benefits:

  • Medical Aid
  • Pension Fund
  • Performance Bonus

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