Datafin

Data Analyst (JHB)

IT – Analyst, Data Management
Johannesburg – Gauteng

ENVIRONMENT:
HELP discover the information hidden in vast amounts of data and assist in decision making as the next Data Analyst sought by a cutting-edge UK-based Tech Group to join its team. The successful candidate will turn data into information, information into insights and insights into business decisions; identifying potential process improvements and conducting ad hoc analysis including Scenario Modelling & Impact Analysis. You must possess any Microsoft Business Intelligence (MSBI) Certification (Non-negotiable), have 3+ years work experience with SQL Server databases & T-SQL, Advanced Excel (Pivot, VLOOKUP, etc.), SSRS and good Applied Statistics skills, such as Distributions, Statistical Testing, Regression, etc.
 
DUTIES:
  • Identify potential process improvements and areas within the business for the BI team to get involved.
  • Prepare reports and presentations and derive business insights.
  • Ad hoc analysis (Scenario Modelling, Impact Analysis etc.).
  • Develop, test, and implement data driven (SQL) reports.
  • Identify new process improvement opportunities.
  • Analyse customer behaviour, market trends and demographics.
 
REQUIREMENTS:
  • Any Microsoft Business Intelligence (MSBI) Certification (Non-negotiable). (70-461: Querying Data with Transact-SQL advantageous)
  • 3+ Years working experience with SQL Server databases and Transact-SQL.
  • Advanced Excel (Pivot, VLOOKUP, etc.).
  • Experience with SSRS.
  • Database documentation experience.
  • Project Management skills.
  • Experience in building report models with visualisation tools (Power-BI advantageous).
  • Good Applied Statistics skills, such as Distributions, Statistical Testing, Regression, etc.
  • Machine Learning and Analytics experience advantageous.
 
ATTRIBUTES:
  • Excellent written and verbal skills.
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to collect, organise, analyse and disseminate significant amounts of information with attention to detail and accuracy.