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  • Posted: Nov 6, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • Absa Bank Limited (Absa) is a wholly owned subsidiary of Barclays Africa Group Limited. Absa offers personal and business banking, credit cards, corporate and investment banking, wealth and investment management as well as bancassurance. Barclays Africa Group Limited is 62.3% owned by Barclays Bank PLC and is listed on the JSE Limited. The Group is one of A...
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    Specialist: MI & Reporting Analyst

    Job Summary

    To plan, manage and monitor the implementation of management information systems (MIS) activities and processes in order to deliver on approved operational plans in an effective and efficient manner.

    Job Description

    Do you have a wide and diverse knowledge of computer systems, different architecture and technology? Why not join the Client Onboarding team as an Official Management Information? In this role you will perform analysis and programming duties in the development, implementation and support of information systems and applications. In this environment it is focused on the clear and precise development to enable business reporting as well as application support and development where needed.

    Ability to do Management information reporting as well as development and maintenance is key as it is not a pure programming or data analysis environment.

    The team is currently migrating off of relational databases onto Hadoop and MongoDB environments as well as potentially moving into cloud environments.

    They maintain an Angular application using the mean stack and we maintain the full stack in this environment integration with a number of Rest API’s used for integration to our sources as well as ODBC and JDBC for integration to other large data sources.

    A wide and diverse knowledge of computer systems and different architecture and technology is needed. Especially around QlikView, Angular (Full Stack Developer) and Hadoop (SPARK, AMBARI, KAFKA) 


    Key Accountabilities

    • Design, develop, document, analyze, create, test and modify computer systems, programs and integrations.

    • Design, develop, document, analyze, create, test and modify reporting and dashboards, and integrations to multiple sources of information.

    • Apply system-analyst techniques and procedures, including consulting with users to determine hardware, software or systems functional specifications

    • Arrange project requirements in programming sequence by analyzing requirements; preparing a work flow chart and diagram using knowledge of computer capabilities, subject matter, programming language, and logic.

    • Program the computer by encoding project requirements in computer language; entering coded information into the computer.

    • Analyze user information system needs.

    • Document the functionality and requirements.

    • Research, evaluate and recommend solutions and appropriate technology to meet user's needs.

    • Provides reference for use of prime and personal computers by writing and maintaining user documentation; maintaining a help desk.

    • Maintains computer systems and programming guidelines by writing and updating policies and procedures.    

    •  Develops and maintains applications and databases by evaluating client needs; analyzing requirements; developing software systems.

    • Develops and maintains reports and dashboards by evaluating client needs; analyzing requirements; developing the reports and maintain these as needed.


    Education and Experience Required

    • Associate's Degree in computer related discipline. Relevant experience may substitute for the degree requirement on a year-for-year basis. Experience in systems design, programming and/or systems software and support.

    • 3 years developer experience in JavaScript, JQuery, Node, MongoDB, SPARK etc.

    • Database design/administration experience (Design, implementation, modification,

    • Proficient in writing fine-tuned Mongo queries, and working with big data in Hadoop

    • Ability to: Recognize and resolve system related problems; work independently and make necessary decisions throughout the systems process within department guidelines.



    Bachelor`s Degrees and Advanced Diplomas: Physical, Mathematical, Computer and Life Sciences (Required)

    Absa Bank Limited is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. In compliance with the Employment Equity Act 55 of 1998, preference will be given to suitable candidates from designated groups whose appointments will contribute towards achievement of equitable demographic representation of our workforce profile and add to the diversity of the Bank.


    Absa Bank Limited reserves the right not to make an appointment to the post as advertised

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Absa on to apply

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

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