Technical Implementation Consultant

Remuneration:Basic salary 
Location:Cape Town
Type: Permanent
Company:Datafin Recruitment

A software company that specialises in information management for the financial services sector based in Cape Town is looking for a technical implementation consultant to join their team. Candidates must have at least two years' object orientation programming experience, SQL knowledge, stored procedures, user functions, etc., knowledge of SSIS or another ETL tool would be beneficial. Must have a computer science or information systems degree.


Purpose of the role:
  • Work with a team based in Cape Town and with clients in South Africa and around the world.
  • Resolve technical issues logged by clients or compliance consultants.
  • Build data interface configurations and ETL packages to/from the (SPC) product:
  • Develop code to technical specification and in-house coding standards.
  • Maintain the integrity of the Source Code Management system.
  • Configure ETL packages for SPC.
  • Work closely with the SPC and ETL lead developers on feeding back enhancements or issues that may be required to better support the integration of these systems for SPC clients.
  • Be involved in the SPC product development through product enhancement workshops.
  • Conduct testing and feedback on application development.
  • Configure workflows to load data into pre-defined structures, automating the ETL process of fetching, loading data, running integrity checks, sending notifications, etc.
  • Provide first line client support, feedback and consulting services to clients.
Key responsibilities
  • Responsible for all technical installation and upgrade tasks.
  • Set up relevant template environments for new clients.
  • Implementing all ETL and data integration tasks associated with new client implementations and ongoing technical changes at existing client sites.
  • Map data from different sources into a coherent dataset documenting transformations and calculations where needed.
  • Build the technical components required for the data integration exercise.
  • Work towards making clients self-sufficient by creating solutions that are automated, transparent, simple and well documented.
  • Guide and support client with queries relating to SPC; or a specific implementation.
  • Acquire a basic understanding of the investment compliance industry.
  • Attend weekly feedback sessions, providing feedback on tasks completed and into work that is scheduled.
  • Own your schedule; providing estimates of development effort and progress updates to the Product Manager and Data Integration Manager.
  • Update implementation specific technical help documentation.
  • Provide technical training to client IT support.
  • Technical installation of compliance software and implementing upgrades for newer versions.
  • Object orientation programming (at least two years' current experience).
  • SQL knowledge (stored procedures, user functions, etc).
  • Knowledge of SSIS or another ETL tool (beneficial).
  • Exposure and knowledge of investment/asset management data (beneficial).
  • Data warehouse experience (nice to have).
  • Computer science or Information Systems degree - essential.
  • Two years’ experience in object orientation programming.
  • Two years’ experience in MS SQL development/data integration work.
  • Exposure to C# development (advantageous).
  • Exposure to large corporate organisations, ideally in asset managers (beneficial not essential).
  • A strong and demonstrable desire and aptitude for developing financial and mathematical products, and working directly with clients.
  • Confident and presentable.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Ability to manage own time and tasks.
  • Ability to deal with client, users and business analyst directly.
  • Desire to learn new skills.
  • Good work ethic.
  • Analytical mind.
  • Logical.
  • Focused on achieving deadlines and happy working under pressure.
  • Positive attitude.
While we would really like to respond to every application, should you not be contacted for this position within 10 working days please consider your application unsuccessful.

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