Our client in the fraud prevention industry is looking for a Specialist Data Analyst to join their team, who works fully remote from any location in South Africa. The company is combating fraud across the financial services industry by providing a shared database to member organisations and offering the public a means of protecting themselves against impersonation and identity theft.
To analyse data
Identify changes in activity
Identify data trends and exceptions
Convert data to intelligence
Providing insight to maximise member engagement.
Identify areas for data quality improvement and product development.
Provide operational and management reporting.
Data mining and analysis
Data quality and integrity management
Statistical data analysis
Creation of operational and management reports and dashboards
Assist in gathering the relevant supporting data for compilation of new product proposals and business cases
Data needs planning and monitoring
Assist in projects where data collection, analysis, management and testing will be required
Review current data management systems and processes and identify opportunities for optimisation and automation
Communication and facilitation skills
Basic Testing knowledge and skills
Technical Knowledge: Level 4
Strong technical knowledge, skills and experience
Confident as a ‘ data expert’ within organisation
Must have a broad and deep technical knowledge and will consistently apply these in highly technical design and management areas of the role
SQL queries and scripting
Advanced Excel formula construction and manipulation
Programming languages, Java, XML
Data flow mapping
Analytical thinking and problem solving
Ability to analytically, logically and critically apply knowledge and skills to resolve problems
Design and identify innovative solutions and opportunities
Ability to identify and source new data
Research and analysis skills
Immaculate attention to detail
A minimum of a bachelor’s degree with at least 4 years working experience preferably in the in the Banking or associated Financial sectors
IT specialisation in IT Data/Systems analysis and design or
Bachelor’s degree in data analytics/ management or an equivalent qualification or
Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with specialisation in IT, or Data Analysis or Systems analysis and design
Machine learning knowledge would be beneficial
While we would really like to respond to every application, should you not be contacted for this position within 15 days please consider your application as unsuccessful.
In keeping with our client’s employment equity requirements, only South African citizens will be considered.
Please include your current salary and salary expectations.