Data Analyst


Job Details
Business UnitData Platforms – Johannesburg
Minimum experienceMid-Senior
Company primary industryManagement Consulting
Job functional areaData Analyst

Job Description
We are looking for a Data Analyst to join our dynamic and diverse team of Data Specialists at IQbusiness. We are seeking people that are passionate about using data to solve problems, to turn data into information and information into insight that will lead to informed business decisions.  We are committed to growing each individual and providing them with the challenges, feedback and support needed to achieve success in their career.

Key Responsibilities And/or Outputs

Interpret data, analyze results and interpret trends enabling continuous improvement in data quality and overall business performance
Create detailed specifications that specify data sources, data flows, data transformations, data storage and reporting
Produce documentation such as source-to-target-maps, data dictionaries and data models
Create test cases and scenarios used to ensure quality assurance
Interact and collaborate with technical and business stakeholders to identify data sources, find data definitions for master and metadata as well as formulate and implement solutions
Promote the use of existing enterprise and divisional data standards to enhance data quality, ensure constant compliance and adherence to data governance principles
Promote reusability, maintainability, reliability, and scalability in design and development of data solutions
Process live and confidential data according to specified guidelines
Evaluate changes and updates to source production systems that could impact reporting and eventually business decisions

3 – 6 years of experience in analyzing and using data to solve problems
Relevant Bachelors’ Degree / Diploma / recognised qualification from an accredited tertiary institution preferably ICT
Knowledge and/or experience in Data frameworks, practices and tooling (e.g. DAMA, Apache, etc)
Demonstrates knowledge of database and data warehouse design
Proven experience building logical and physical data models using industry best practices, patterns and frameworks
Practical technical experience using database management tools(SQL) and reporting tools(Power BI)
Familiarity with BI methodologies such as Kimball and Inman
Has analytical skills and demonstrates a deep interest in research
Demonstrates the ability to collect, organize, analyze, and disseminate significant amounts of information with attention to detail and accuracy
Ability to draw actionable insights from raw data and information to help further the business’s cause
Ability to communicate well with different types of stakeholders, adapt to different project environments and play a flexible role in projects
Have a drivers’ license and a willingness to travel
IQbusiness is committed to sustainable growth and transformation, we embrace diversity and employ previously disadvantaged individuals.