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  • Posted: May 24, 2022
    Deadline: Not specified
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  • Lulalend is a FinTech company with a belief in the power of small business, making a difference, building a better solution and striving for excellence. We work hard to empower businesses across South Africa with the funds they need to grow. Lulalend offers small business funding of between R20 000 - R250 000 to businesses that have been in operation for at ...
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    Data Analyst

    OVERALL PURPOSE

    We are looking for a confident Data Analyst to join our team. This role calls for an inquisitive and discerning individual with a true passion for data.

    As a member of the Data Science team, your primary focus will be to extract valuable insights from data, and create visualisations and reports for internal stakeholders, with a heavy focus on data quality and governance. You will not only enable enhanced business performance through data-driven insights, but also help us make smarter decisions to deliver even better products.

    Responsibilities will include:

    • Analyse the stakeholder reporting requirements from a data and functional perspective
    • Identify, analyse and interpret trends in data sets
    • Investigate and resolve data issues by identifying issues and liaising effectively with appropriate business and tech teams
    • Transform and load the data into our standard database structure
    • Acquire new data from various data sources and aggregate or consolidate data while maintaining quality assurance of data output to stakeholders
    • Monitor production runs to ensure accuracy and on-time delivery of reports
    • Adjust, maintain and configure existing ETL processes to ensure required data is made available within the data warehouse
    • Engage in regular interaction with internal stakeholders to ensure that they’re being kept up-to-date with respect to data insights
    • Ask questions or escalate to find solutions where appropriate
    • Co-ordinate and produce bespoke data sets
    • Process, cleanse, and verify the integrity of data used for analysis
    • Collaborate with Data Scientists and Data Engineers on several projects

    THE COMPETENCIES WE’RE AFTER

    • Strong analytical skills with the ability to source, organise and analyse significant amounts of information with attention to detail and accuracy
    • Can work quickly and accurately, within reasonable deadlines
    • Effective communicator (verbal, written and interpersonal) and presentation skills
    • Analytical and problem-solving skills
    • Able to think creatively and relay insights from data
    • Ability to work well in a team as well as individually

    THE SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE WE’RE LOOKING FOR

    • BSc degree or similar field (or equivalent)
    • Demonstrated work experience in data analysis and reporting within financial services or the fintech space
    • Strong SQL skills – required to write and debug SQL, experience with functions, stored procedures, tables, views, etc.
    • 3+ years experience with PostgreSQL and MSSQL
    • 3+ years of Python experience
    • Experience with visualisation tools, Mixpanel and Google Data Studio will be advantageous
    • Excellent understanding of databases, data structures and concepts
    • Experience with Agile methodologies

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    SQL Developer

    OVERALL PURPOSE

    We are looking for a SQL Developer to join our team. You will be tasked with implementing and maintaining data models with the goal of improving data reliability and quality, ensuring scalable data pipelines are working smoothly.

    As a member of the Data Science team, your primary focus will be to combine raw information from different sources to create consistent and consumption-ready formats. More specifically, you will need to construct and test architectures that enable data extraction and transformation for modelling.

    Responsibilities will include:

    • Develop and maintain scalable data pipelines and systems
    • Develop, maintain and ensure utmost quality of our Data Warehouse
    • Monitor production runs to ensure accuracy and on-time delivery of data to reports
    • Combine raw information from different sources
    • Analyse and organise raw data
    • Explore ways to enhance data quality and reliability, including optimising current SQL queries
    • Refactor code in order to maintain neatness in the data engineering repos
    • Provide input around how we can improve tools and processes already in place
    • Enhance existing data collection procedures to include information that is relevant for building analytical systems
    • Co-ordinate, build features and produce bespoke data sets for consumption by machine learning algorithms
    • Identify opportunities for data acquisition that is relevant for building analytical systems
    • Drive best practices around data collection, knowledge sharing and data governance, including contributions to data catalogue and documentation of work
    • Collaborate with Data Scientists, Data Analysts and Data Engineers on several projects

    THE COMPETENCIES WE’RE AFTER

    • Clear and concise communication and documentation skills
    • Process orientated with experience in Agile
    • Team-player with a desire to collaborate
    • Critical thinking skills

    THE SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE WE’RE LOOKING FOR

    • Degree in Computer Science, IT, or similar field
    • 3+ years experience with PostgreSQL/MS SQL and Python
    • Strong SQL skills
    • Experience in shipment of data via ETL, API, etc.
    • Experience with source code and version control
    • Excellent understanding of databases, data structures and concepts
    • Experience with Agile methodologies

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