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  • Posted: Nov 16, 2020
    Deadline: Nov 24, 2020
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    Nedbank Group Limited is a bank holding company that operates as one of the four largest banking groups in South Africa. The company's shares have been listed on the JSE Limited since 1969. The group offers a wide range of wholesale and retail banking services through four main business clusters, namely Nedbank Corporate and Investment Banking, Nedbank Retai...
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    Data Modeller

    Job Purpose

    • To design and maintain optimal data models/structures at both an enterprise and system / application level that meet the business and architectural objectives of the organisation. To create structures that enable data to be persisted in a structured way to enable the value of the data to be unlocked. To create appropriate data and class structures that enable the flow of data between providers and consumers

    Job Responsibilities

    • Design data models that meet the business requirements and align to the agreed architecture framework.
    • Ensure data modelling deliverables are delivered according to project plan and budget to meet commitment to stakeholders.
    • Ensure all data modelling activities and deliverables are aligned to the development methodology and to the data modelling principles and standards
    • Apply the Nedbank approved tooling to create the data modelling deliverables.
    • Adopt the Enterprise Data Model (which is based on the IFW) as a standard for data model designs to leverage best practice and fast track data modelling efforts.
    • Translate business requirements into data requirements.
    • Analyse and profile the source data to understand data quality issues , relationships, patterns and rules in the data.
    • Structure data requirements into logical data constructs based on the Enterprise Data Model, including ERD models, dimensional models and UML class models to ensure optimal implementation.
    • Compile Source to Target Mapping Specifications including the appropriate Transformation Rules
    • Identifying definitive or authoritative source of data ; analysing source data; and identifying gaps to target structures
    • Enable physical implementation of the data structure by generating the first cut physical data model from the logical data model.
    • Facilitate dataflow understanding by collating dataflow diagrams outlining the flow of data across systems and interfaces.
    • Reduce non value adding work by identifying opportunity for re-use of the Enterprise Data Model
    • Maintain up to date knowledge of latest developments in the Data Modelling domain, including reading; continuous professional development courses; seminars and conferences.
    • Contribute to the creation of a comprehensive governed framework by working with the data modelling CoE and contributing towards defining the data modelling standards.
    • Advise stakeholders on application of data modelling practices through consultation.
    • Perform peer review on work performed by other team members
    • Identify opportunities to improve or enhance processes
    • Provide Overall Data Management Guidance and alignment to Nedbank's Data Management framework and standards
    • Seek opportunities to improve business processes, models and systems through agile thinking.
    • Support the achievement of the business strategy, objectives and values
    • Contribute to the Nedbank Data Culture building initiatives (e.g. staff surveys etc.).
    • Participate and support corporate responsibility initiatives for the achievement of business strategy

    Essential Qualifications

    • Advanced Diplomas/National 1st Degrees/equivalent NQF level 6 qualification

    Essential Certifications


    Preferred Qualification

    • Bachelor of Commerce, Bachelor of Science: Information Systems / Computer Science

    Minimum Experience Level

    • 3 years IT related experience with 2 years+ in a Data Modelling role

    Technical/Professional Knowledge  

    • Data Analysis & Inference
    • Data Modelling
    • Data Warehouse Layers
    • Using SQL in Database
    • Data and business requirements Gathering
    • Data Modelling Tools
    • Data Integration
    • Industry Model Understanding
    • Agile Concepts
    • DevOps Tooling and methodologies
    • Presenting
    • Problem solving and creativity
    • Data and business requirements gathering
    • Data Architecture Management
    • Pattern recognition, conceptual and abstract thinking
    • Banking Product Knowledge
    • Data Governance
    • Data Integration
    • Language skills

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Nedbank on to apply

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