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  • Posted: Sep 14, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • Coronation was founded in Cape Town, South Africa in 1993 by a group of investment professionals who left an established institution to start a dedicated fund management business. With zero assets and zero clients, their objective was to build a world-class, investment-led and independent fund manager. Today, Coronation is 25% employee-owned and a leading br...
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    Data Architect and Team Lead

    Job Description    

    • We are looking for a data expert who is able to confidently move from architectural definition and technical guidance to hands-on implementation and troubleshooting.

    Duties and Responsibilities    
    Design, implement and future-proof data solutions to provide and guarantee accurate, consistent, timeous data to meet the business needs.

    •  Provide architecture artefacts in accordance with business and project requirements
    •  Conceptualize on-premise, cloud components, security, networking and monitoring solutions to meet the data needs.
    •  Provide plans to migrate existing complex on-premises data solutions to cloud platforms when applicable
    •  Identify and lead cross-functional team members, partner with your peers in the organisation and connect business objectives with technical vision.
    •  Lead, manage and grow a team of data specialists viz. analysts, modelers, engineers
    •  Assist to hire and mentor engineers, and build a high-performing team
    •  Work on project management tasks associated with allocating resources and identifying risk items.
    •  Plan to explore and grow new technology in support of future organisational direction.
    •  Participate in the evolution and direction of the company’s data strategy.
    •  Champion the adoption of industry best practices to push the development standards
    •  Provide thought leadership, knowledge-sharing and advisory services

    Ideal Experience    

    •  Background in designing high availability, highly performant data solutions
    •  Experience in improving performance and reliability of complex systems
    •  Knowledge of the Asset Management industry

    Ideal Qualifications    
    BSc or MSc degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or related field.

    •  Microsoft-certified Azure Data Engineer Associate
    •  Track record in building and running large scale systems professionally for 10+ years
    •  Experience in communicating with and presenting to Senior stakeholders
    •  A minimum of 5+ years of experience in a technical leadership role, leading teams that design, architect and implement complex data-centric systems
    •  Minimum of 5 years’ experience with technology development and delivery, with particular focus on on-premise, cloud and/or hybrid data platforms.
    •  Experience using services and components such as ADF, Synapse, Databricks, Compute, containers, integration, storage, web and DevOps
    •  Possess a deep understanding of database systems (E.g. MySQL, MS SQL, non-relational DBs) including modeling, design, scalability, performance and high-availability, clustering
    •  Proficient in UML, BPM, and the use of Architecture Design tools e.g. Sparx or similar experience using tools such as Lucid or Visio

    Most Important Attribute    

    • A people leader who leads by technical example and has good management skills.

    Systems Knowledge    

    •  Microsoft SQL
    •  Microsoft Azure
    •  Other cloud storage platforms and services
    •  Data analytics, business intelligence and reporting
    •  Data ingestion and management processes
    •  Understanding of security by design and principles for general security of applications, integration, networking and storage

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Coronation Fund Managers on to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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