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BI Developer

Location:Cape Town
Education level:Degree
Job level:Mid
Company:Rhino Africa

Job description

With our bespoke offices in the bustling heart of Woodstock, Rhino Africa, the leading online travel company in Africa, prides itself on being a pioneer in the travel and tech spheres. 

We are now seeking a full-time Business Intelligence Developer to join our data-hungry Business Intelligence team. We’re looking for a future master of code with the ability to design and develop ETLs, while also being able to design and build data models to provide insights to the business through reports - or learn to do so, fast! 

Check out the latest spotlight article on our Head of Information Management for insight into life of a BI Developer at Rhino Africa!

The role will cover a broad range of responsibilities across all departments at Rhino Africa, including but not limited to the following:
  • Designing, developing, testing and documenting ETL procedures
  • Designing and implementing reporting solutions
  • Assisting in data management and data integrity initiatives
  • Aligning Key Performance Indicators, reporting and analytics
  • Understanding system workflows and documenting key data flows
  • Developing SQL scripts for ad-hoc requests and reports
  • Addressing reporting issues at root cause level
  • Continuously assess and document data quality
  • Translating business needs into technical specifications
  • Improving existing BI tools and procedures

At Rhino Africa, there’s a wide (SELECT)ion of added delights. With us, you would:
  • Use your expertise to develop data which makes an impact - for every 7 people we bring to Africa, we create one permanent job in the tourism industry
  • Earn an attractive remuneration package including a competitive base salary, 3% pension fund and 20 days of paid vacation per year
  • Enjoy heavily subsidized coffees and meals from our in-house chefs and baristas
  • Kick back in incredible office space in the heart of Cape Town
  • Make the most of travel deals for yourself, your family and your friends. From breathtaking African experiences to getaways at our inspiring locations, you’ll receive up to 90% discount from 80 different partners and suppliers across 7 countries. You'll get to take advantage of rebates on activities, transport and accommodation, including our own MannaBay and Silvan Safari Lodge!


Our ideal BI-savvy Developer will possess:
  • A Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or a related field
  • Ideally, up to 2 years of experience with writing complex SQL queries
  • 1-2 years of experience developing ETLs and using Data Integration tools (e.g. SSIS, Pentaho, Talend), or scripts
  • Strong analytical and troubleshooting skills, including a proficiency for root-cause analysis
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel (pivot tables, formulas)
  • Experience building business reports using Excel or BI tools (e.g. PowerBI, Tableau, Qlikview)
  • Experience creating technical documentation
  • A collaborative and creative approach to solving business issues while working with partner teams
  • Knowledge of Data Warehousing or Dimensional Modeling concepts would be a big plus
  • Knowledge of Java or Python would be advantageous

Posted on 06 Dec 15:07

Rhino Africa

Rhino Africa is Africa's leading safari company - as recognized by the World Travel Awards for the last five years in a row (2013-2017).

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