ABSA Careers – Specialist MI Analyst

Website Absa

Job Description:

Work embedded as a member of squad OR; across multiple squads to produce, test, document and review algorithms & data specific source code that supports the deployment & optimisation of data retrieval, processing, storage and distribution for a business area.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Create data tools for analytics and data science teams that assist them in building and optimizing data sets for the benefit of the business
  • Create business cases & solution specifications for various governance processes (e.g. CTO approvals)
  • Inform & support the infrastructure build required for optimal extraction, transformation, and loading of data from a wide variety of data sources
  • Build infrastructure to automate extremely high volumes of data delivery
  • Participate in incident management & DR activity – applying critical thinking, problem solving & technical expertise to get to the bottom of major incidents
  • Design data retrieval, storage & distribution solutions (and OR components thereof) including contributing to all phases of the development lifecycle e.g. design process
  • Develop high quality data processing, retrieval, storage & distribution design in a test driven & domain driven / cross domain environmentDebug existing source code and polish feature sets.
  • Update / Design all application documentation aligned to the organization technical standards and risk / governance frameworks
  • Ensure designs & solutions support the technical organisation principles of self-service, repeatability, testability, scalability & resilience
  • Support the continuous optimisation, improvement & automation of data processing, retrieval, storage & distribution processes
  • Apply general design patterns and paradigms to deliver technical solutions
  • Participate in design thinking processes to successfully deliver data solution blueprints
  • Automate tasks through appropriate tools and scripting technologies e.g. Ansible, Chef
  • Leverage state of the art relational and No-SQL databases as well integration and streaming platforms do deliver sustainable business specific data solutions.
  • Build analytics tools that utilize the data pipeline by quickly producing well-organised, optimized, and documented source code & algorithms to deliver technical data solutions
  • Understand the technical landscape and bank wide architecture that is connected to or dependent on the business area supported in order to effectively design & deliver data solutions (architecture, pipeline etc.)
  • Create & Maintain Sophisticated CI / CD Pipelines (authoring & supporting CI/CD pipelines in Jenkins or similar tools and deploy to multi-site environments – supporting and managing your applications all the way to production)
  • Assemble large, complex data sets that meet business requirements & manage the data pipeline
  • Translate / interpret the data architecture direction and associated business requirements & leverage expertise in analytical & creative problem solving to synthesise data solution designs (build a solution from its components) beyond the analysis of the problem
  • Identify technical risks and mitigate these (pre, during & post deployment)

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree: Information Technology

Job Details:

Company: Absa

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Randburg, Gauteng, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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