Senior Data Analyst

Location: Johannesburg, Gauteng

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Meet Ozow

Ozow is the future of payment — a world-class easy, automated, and ultra-secure EFT solution that helps customers pay in just a few seconds and merchants can initiate Ozow payments through a variety of payment platforms, such as SMS, eCommerce, eBilling, QR Code and instore Point-of-Sale (POS).

We're looking for candidates who can inspire us and be inspired by us. Join us on our journey as we become the industry leader that provides the simplest and easiest way to pay. And while we're on our way to building an inclusive payments market, we're building an equally inclusive workforce.

More about this Ozow fantastic position

Ozow is looking for a Senior Software Engineer, to collaborate with other developers in writing well-designed, testable code. You will be working with a team of passionate technology professionals, developing with modern technologies, and solving tough problems.

Your roles and responsibilities:

  • Gathering information from external data sources
  • Interpreting data using statistical techniques and presenting findings in visual and easy to understand formats
  • Identify trends and patterns in complex data sets by reviewing information
  • Work with business units to find new ways to improve opportuinties
  • Helping develop reports and analysis, providing quality assurance of the data and manipulation thereof
  • Train and upskill junior team members.
  • Work with a team of experienced technologists passionate about data

Your skills and experience

  • Bachelors Degree in Data Science, Statistics, or Mathematics (or other qualifying degree)
  • Knowledge of the product lifecycle, with at least 5 years of product experience in a digital or payments environment
  • Demonstrated data engineering and analysis skills with a single product or a set of products, across different technologies.
  • Experience with reporting and statistical software such as Looker, Power BI, Tableau, SAS, etc.
  • Good knowledge of ETL frameworks and approaches.
  • Advanced skills in SQL and relational databases, Hadoop, HBase, Cassandra, and NoSQL databases such as MongoDB.
  • Experience with cloud technologies, AWS' offering in detail, will be a distinct advantage.

Core competencies

  • High level of written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong leadership skills and the ability to self-organise
  • Someone who is well organised and has a proven track record in end to end product development and product maintenance
  • A thorough understanding of the payments industry and digital products
  • Attention to detail, and the ability to translate between functional requirements and technical requirements
  • Ability to build relationships easily
  • Goal oriented and performance driven
  • Customer service orientation
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Assertiveness

Health and safety first

These are unprecedented times and because our people couldn't be more important to us, health and safety couldn't be more important to us. We've made sure that our office is a safe place to work and we'll continue to do so, to ensure that we combat the spread of COVID-19.

Our benefits

At Ozow, first and foremost, you'll get to do meaningful work and grow your career. But we're also not your average 9-5 company. We work together and play together and because we really care, we offer plenty of perks too.

Some of the things to look forward to

Fitness challenges and healthy eating. Medical and Life insurance plans. Be the hero or toast the hero of the month at first-Friday drinks. Take half a day off from work on your birthday and let us celebrate this special day with you by giving you a little spoil. Your family is our family, they too get spoils and get to join us on special events. Our holistic wellness program will give you access to a toll-free confidential telephonic counseling line which is available in all 11 languages, 365 days a year. We thrive on seeing our team members grow by creating a learning culture and deliberate training programmes. There is so much more where this came from, but enough to get you excited.

Interview process

  • Our Talent Team will carefully review your application in line with the job description.
  • If there is a match we will send an online assessment for you to showcase your skills.
  • After your impressive test submission, we will set up time with you to meet some of the members of our Data team.
  • Finally, our CEO/COO and Chief People Officer look forward to meeting you!

If we seem like the kind of forward-thinking, progress-making, energetic company you've been waiting for, give us a shout. We'd love to hear from you.

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