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  • Posted: Nov 6, 2020
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    Santam Limited is the largest short-term insurer in South Africa, with a market share in excess of 22%, providing short-term insurance products through broker networks and direct sales channels. The company was established in 1918 and offers personal, commercial, and corporate insurance solutions. Santam is a subsidiary of Sanlam Limited and has been listed ...
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    Development Team Lead


    • To ensure that the data assets of an organization are supported by the data architecture that aids the organization in achieving its strategic goals. Execution of all the data architecture components of the Santam Group BI Strategic Roadmap.


    • Experience in data analysis and data modelling techniques
    • Strong experience in business, data, and application analysis for data migration
    • Conceptual understanding of database technologies
    • Understanding of business, systems and data analysis
    • Experience with investigating data queries and giving feedback
    • High-level understanding of various databases
    • Exposure to physical database modelling and database design
    • Experience in the financial/insurance industry will be an advantage
      • Technical ability in ETL concept, design and development
      • Good SQL skills
      • Quality Assurance / Testing skills
      • Data Modelling skills
      • Effective time management skills
    • Required to work within a clearly defined accountability framework
    • Knowledge of IT System Development Life Cycles (SDLC) & agile methodologies specifically scrum
    • Transforms & Loads information, according to requirements, using the defined metadata


    • Relevant Tertiary IT Qualification
    • Certificate or Diploma in Data Warehousing from industry recognised Training Institution will be an advantage but not essential
    • At least 3-5 years of experience in Data Warehouse Environment
    • At least 3-5 years of data analysis & design experience


    • Good Data Warehousing knowledge
    • Industry best practice knowledge for data modelling, coding (ETL) and technical warehouse solutions
    • Data modelling knowledge (Dimensional) and an understanding of data and process modelling tools
    • Sound knowledge of IT Systems Development Life Cycles (SDLC), including Agile methodologies
    • Translation of business requirements into the appropriate data structures (data analysis)
    • Designing and implementation of  data architectures
    • Must be able to design and implement data strategies – acquisition, migration, ETL, Archiving etc…
    • Designing of logical data models for operational and informational applications
    • Designing and assisting the DBA with the implementation of the physical databases
    • Evolve the data models to meet the new and changing business requirements
    • Provide input during the design of architectural solutions

    Santam is the market leader in the general insurance industry in Southern Africa. We are a large, diversified, expanding and transforming company and whilst based in South Africa, we are rapidly moving into a number of emerging markets, both in Africa and Asia.

    Our success is rooted in our passion for our clients and everything we do is centered on our delivery of Insurance Good and Proper. We’re about people. People drive our business so it follows that we want to recruit the best people possible whether they work for us permanently or for a short time as temporary employees.

    At Santam we are committed to transformation and embracing diversity. This commitment is what drives us to achieve a diverse workplace with employment equity as a key goal to create an inclusive workforce, representative of the demographics of our society. In achieving our employment equity goals we give preference to applicants from the designated groups in alignment with the Divisions Employment Equity targets.

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    Interested and qualified? Go to Santam Insurance on to apply

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