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Senior SAS Developer

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Location:

Johannesburg, Gauteng 

Suburb:

Parktown

Salary:

Market Related per month

Posted:

13-01-2021
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Job Type:

Permanent, Contract

Job Level:

Senior

Employment Equity:

South African Citizens Only
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Job Description:

PBT Group requires a Senior SAS Developers with Oracle and SQL, with at least 3 years relevant experience to join an existing project at a Short-term Insurance company.
 
PBT Group provides Data and Analytics services and solutions that enable data-driven insights, and well-timed and informed business decisions that consistently position the Group’s clients ahead of the curve.
 
Technological integration is a key enabler in providing clients with custom made services or solutions in support of their organisational objectives. As a technology agnostic Data and Analytics specialist organisation, PBT Group is best positioned to optimise companies’ data platforms without allowing product or technology to limit their options.
 
PBT Group is a professional services provider to large national and international clients, and one that is focused on transforming data into a tangible asset. PBT Group provides an end-to-end data services and solutions offering, including Data Strategy, Data Engineering, Data Visualisation, Data Analytics, as well as Application Development.
 
PBT Group has worked in more than 27 countries around the world and has implemented large-scale data projects throughout Africa, the Middle East, Australia and Europe in the banking, insurance, healthcare, telecommunications and retail sectors. With a staff complement of more than 640 highly skilled professional consultants, PBT Group has a reputation for delivery according to expectations. Worldwide expertise and local wisdom - that’s what makes us different!
 
DUTIES:
  • Plan and analyse complex business requirements and implement technology enabled solutions to address multi-discipline business opportunities/problems.
  • Conduct planning, analysis and design activities in conjunction with other development specialists.
  • Participate in analysis of complex business opportunities/problems to deliver designs meeting requirements.
  • Participate in estimation of tasks and assist in the development of project plans.
  • Code or makes modifications to programs of high complexity, according to specifications.
  • Conduct medium to high complexity evaluations for product releases, stand-alone products, etc.
  • Conduct walkthroughs and quality review of deliverables.
  • Knowledge of design and developing end-to-end data acquisition processes to be used in population of data warehouse/data marts and/or in the creation of interfaces.
  • Provide guidance and mentoring on business intelligence technology and systems in general, especially in the area of ETL processes.
  • Participate in the formulation of standards to support the data acquisition development process.
  • Design, develop and execute complex data acquisition or interface routines using ETL tool, ensuring that business and technical requirements are met.
  • Ensure compliance with established policies, standards and methodologies.
 
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE:
  • Intimate knowledge of source systems as well as a basic understanding of dimensional models.
  • Conventional database- and data warehouse modelling skills, in order to understand the data warehouse data models.
  • A sound knowledge of the programming language used to write the data staging programs or ETL tool.
  • A sound knowledge of SQL, or the language used to access the source databases and the data warehouse from the data staging programs or ETL tool.
  • A sound knowledge of the capabilities of the ETL tools, to know what their capabilities and shortcomings are – in order to exploit or avoid those aspects in the data staging programs.
  • Pride of work, thoroughness and attention to detail.
 
SKILLS REQUIRED:
  • SAS Base, Macros (in-depth knowledge)
  • 3+ years ETL development experience
  • 2 to 3 years Business intelligence/warehouse design experience
  • SAS experience essential
  • SAS tool knowledge/architecture
  • Cubes
  • Database build
  • Dashboards
  • Predictive modelling
  • Enterprise search
  • Interactive visualisation techniques
  • In memory analytics
  • Understanding of the integration challenges within BI
  • Performance management
  • Multi-dimensional data analysis
 
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS / TRAINING:
  • Course on the ETL / related toolset.
  • Relevant data warehouse and BI solution training
  • B.Sc. or related degree is advantageous.

Job Category:

Information Technology, IT Business Intelligence, IT Consultant, IT Data Warehouse, IT Database Developer

Company Info


PBT Group
Johannesburg, GP, South Africa

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Senior SAS Developer

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Location:

Johannesburg, Gauteng 

Suburb:

Parktown

Salary:

Market Related per month

Posted:

13-01-2021
col-narrow-right   

Job Type:

Permanent, Contract

Job Level:

Senior

Employment Equity:

South African Citizens Only
col-wide   

Job Description:

PBT Group requires a Senior SAS Developers with Oracle and SQL, with at least 3 years relevant experience to join an existing project at a Short-term Insurance company.
 
PBT Group provides Data and Analytics services and solutions that enable data-driven insights, and well-timed and informed business decisions that consistently position the Group’s clients ahead of the curve.
 
Technological integration is a key enabler in providing clients with custom made services or solutions in support of their organisational objectives. As a technology agnostic Data and Analytics specialist organisation, PBT Group is best positioned to optimise companies’ data platforms without allowing product or technology to limit their options.
 
PBT Group is a professional services provider to large national and international clients, and one that is focused on transforming data into a tangible asset. PBT Group provides an end-to-end data services and solutions offering, including Data Strategy, Data Engineering, Data Visualisation, Data Analytics, as well as Application Development.
 
PBT Group has worked in more than 27 countries around the world and has implemented large-scale data projects throughout Africa, the Middle East, Australia and Europe in the banking, insurance, healthcare, telecommunications and retail sectors. With a staff complement of more than 640 highly skilled professional consultants, PBT Group has a reputation for delivery according to expectations. Worldwide expertise and local wisdom - that’s what makes us different!
 
DUTIES:
  • Plan and analyse complex business requirements and implement technology enabled solutions to address multi-discipline business opportunities/problems.
  • Conduct planning, analysis and design activities in conjunction with other development specialists.
  • Participate in analysis of complex business opportunities/problems to deliver designs meeting requirements.
  • Participate in estimation of tasks and assist in the development of project plans.
  • Code or makes modifications to programs of high complexity, according to specifications.
  • Conduct medium to high complexity evaluations for product releases, stand-alone products, etc.
  • Conduct walkthroughs and quality review of deliverables.
  • Knowledge of design and developing end-to-end data acquisition processes to be used in population of data warehouse/data marts and/or in the creation of interfaces.
  • Provide guidance and mentoring on business intelligence technology and systems in general, especially in the area of ETL processes.
  • Participate in the formulation of standards to support the data acquisition development process.
  • Design, develop and execute complex data acquisition or interface routines using ETL tool, ensuring that business and technical requirements are met.
  • Ensure compliance with established policies, standards and methodologies.
 
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE:
  • Intimate knowledge of source systems as well as a basic understanding of dimensional models.
  • Conventional database- and data warehouse modelling skills, in order to understand the data warehouse data models.
  • A sound knowledge of the programming language used to write the data staging programs or ETL tool.
  • A sound knowledge of SQL, or the language used to access the source databases and the data warehouse from the data staging programs or ETL tool.
  • A sound knowledge of the capabilities of the ETL tools, to know what their capabilities and shortcomings are – in order to exploit or avoid those aspects in the data staging programs.
  • Pride of work, thoroughness and attention to detail.
 
SKILLS REQUIRED:
  • SAS Base, Macros (in-depth knowledge)
  • 3+ years ETL development experience
  • 2 to 3 years Business intelligence/warehouse design experience
  • SAS experience essential
  • SAS tool knowledge/architecture
  • Cubes
  • Database build
  • Dashboards
  • Predictive modelling
  • Enterprise search
  • Interactive visualisation techniques
  • In memory analytics
  • Understanding of the integration challenges within BI
  • Performance management
  • Multi-dimensional data analysis
 
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS / TRAINING:
  • Course on the ETL / related toolset.
  • Relevant data warehouse and BI solution training
  • B.Sc. or related degree is advantageous.

Job Category:

Information Technology, IT Business Intelligence, IT Consultant, IT Data Warehouse, IT Database Developer

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