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Data/MIS Analyst

Remuneration:R360000 - R540000 per year negotiable TCTC 
Education level:Degree
Job level:Mid

Job description

General responsibilities include the following:

  • Perform hands-on technical and operational work to write new reports, run existing reports, perform basic database administration and other housekeeping tasks
  • Ensure that data is received on time from the transaction processing systems
  • Ensure that reports meet business requirements
  • Ensure that reports are delivered on time and in line with SLAs
  • Ensure that reports are properly balanced compared to data from the transaction processing systems, that variances are properly investigated on a weekly and monthly basis (depending on report type) and that checks are done for reasonableness
  • Provide supporting data to the Portfolio Analysis team
  • Adhere to policies, processes and standards in general and specifically for information security, Keep current with trends in the IT industry as well as the short-term insurance industry, and stay up-to-date with compliance requirements
Special working conditions:
  • 'On call' availability via phone
  • Frequent after-hour work in the evenings and on weekends, for example to attend to urgent work. Most of these activities can be performed remotely
  • Occasional travel to Gauteng-based customers and business partners
  • Open plan office



Minimum requirements:
  • A post-matric qualification (e.g. a bachelor degree) majoring in subjects related to information technology
  • Evidence of training in Microsoft SQL Server, e.g. certification
  • Certificates and/ or diplomas related to financial services and preferably short-term insurance
  • Training in statistics and/ or accounting
Work experience

Minimum requirements:
  • Two years' working experience with reporting from SQL Server
  • Two years' working experience in the financial services industry
  • At least two years exposure to the short-term insurance industry
  • Hands-on involvement in a financial transaction processing system and/or reporting system
Technical competencies

Minimum requirements:
  • Good knowledge of SQL Server
  • Demonstrable knowledge of software development life cycle models
  • Good knowledge of technology environments
  • Above-average knowledge of Excel (including macros)
  • Strong appreciation of information security concepts
  • At least a basic knowledge of database administration
  • Proven ability to work with databases and exposure to business intelligence tools
  • Some programming experience, e.g. in the Microsoft Visual Studio framework

Posted on 09 Jan 15:45

Miguel Cruz

+2711 027 3310
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