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Job Title
SQL Data Engineer
Employment Type
Full Time
4 to 10 years
R30000 to R50000
Job Published
28 September 2021
Job Reference No.

Job Description

PBT Group, leaders in Business Intelligence, has a vacancy for a Microsoft SQL Data Engineer.


- 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 Skills:

- Strong MS SQL Data Engineering experience

- Solid SSIS (SQL Server Integration Services) experience.

- Solid SSRS (SQL Server Reporting Services) experience.

- Ability to analyse and define requirements

- Database design

- Intimate knowledge of source systems as well as a basic understanding of dimensional models.

- Conventional database- and data warehouse modeling 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.


Required Qualifications / Training:

- Course on the ETL / related toolset.

- Relevant data warehouse and BI solution training is essential.

- B.Sc. or related degree is advantageous.

- 2+ years programming experience.