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ETL Architect with at least 5 years experience is required for a large healthcare company based in JHB East.



  • Degree/diploma in computer science/information systems
  • Relevant technical certifications – highly advantageous
  • Development experience in relational databases and data warehouses
  • 5 years exposure to dimensional modelling and architecture to support large data warehouse environment, experience building re-usable ETL components
  • Experience with performance monitoring and tuning
  • 5 years development experience using an Enterprise ETL tool; healthcare domain experience is a plus
  • Knowledge of MicroStrategy
  • Dimensional data modelling and design understanding
  • ETL development knowledge
  • Understanding of BI reporting tools
  • Knowledge of data warehouse appliances
  • Knowledge of methodologies underlying data warehouse development
  • Understanding of relational databases, OLTP systems
  • General knowledge Microsoft and UNIX servers, shared storage and networking 
  • Understanding of health information
  • Communication (verbal and written) skills
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Strong analysis and design skills
  • Project management skills
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Research & implementation skills
  • Persuasion and negotiation skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to work effectively in a professional manner with technology staff, business stakeholders and end-users
  • Ability to work independently; self-motivated with ability to drive projects


  • To provide leadership and direction to the ETL development team to ensure design and development meet team standards.
  • To perform code reviews for ETL mappings from a performance perspective and tune complex ETL mappings to improve the performance of the ETL process.
  • To assist in resolving technical problems by providing analysis, testing protocols and implementing solutions to maximise productivity and learning of the ETL team.
  • To provide quality review assessments of function design specifications to ensure the integrity of the design and identify flaws before development effort is invested.
  • To act as a liaison between various technology teams, support teams and business units to ensure the smooth running of the function.
  • To design and execute test scenarios for unit testing and communicate any issues with developers to adequately test new ETL development prior to deployment.
  • To perform research into systems technologies to support the organisations strategic plan.
  • To provide application technical configuration advice and support to the team and provide training in the use of off-the-shelf application software.
  • To perform task management and prioritise operational functions to facilitate efficiencies within the ETL environment.
  • To develop implementation plans and ensure adherence, and to guarantee the smooth deployment of new development to production.




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