Shoprite Group of Companies Data Modeler Jobs in South Africa

Shoprite Group of Companies Data Modeler Jobs in South Africa


Purpose of the Job

  • The data modeler is responsible for the data analysis and modelling of Shoprite's data ecosystem in support of the company's strategic driver of a smarter Shoprite. The Data Modeler will be responsible for understanding and translating business needs into conceptual, logical and physical data models along with corresponding metadata using best practices to ensure high data quality and reduced data redundancy.

    Job Objectives

  • Contribute towards and continuously improve the information and data modeling standards.

  • Define and create enterprise level information and data models that enable and facilitate analysis and clarity of the business strategy, goals and priorities.

  • Define and create solution level information and data models that enable specific business requirements.

  • Ensure the integrity and quality of information and data outputs by executing the required governance and quality control within IT and business.

    Qualifications

  • Degree in Information Systems / B Sc. Comp. Science (or similar)

    Objectives

    Contribute towards and continuously improve the information and data modeling standards:

  • Identify, define, establish and communicate Information and Data modeling standards, guidelines, formats, meta-models, policies, tools, best practices, and governance practices.

  • Provide input into the Data Architecture approach and methodology for modelling information and data to capture the key views of the enterprise.

  • Align the information and data models standards in support of the enterprise and regulatory information governance needs such as Information Security, Data Management, POPI, PCI, etc.

  • Ensure that the Information and Data modeling approach is aligned to the methodologies and processes of the Enterprise and Solution Architecture team.

    Define and create enterprise level information and data models that enable and facilitate analysis and clarity of the business strategy, goals and priorities:

  • Define enterprise level data models and data lifecycles in support of key retail business processes.

  • Collaborate with the Business and Application architects and Information and Data management stakeholders to ensure overall alignment of the Information & Data modeling with their requirements.

  • Create and maintain data models (data landscape CRUD models, key data flows models such as PO and Sales, etc) and develop conceptual data models (data classification models, etc).

    Define and create solution level information and data models that enable specific business requirements:

  • Translate business needs into data models and design and develop conceptual, logical and physical data models (e.g. solution data CRUDs, integration flows, ERDs, etc) along with corresponding metadata, using best practices, to ensure high data quality and reduced data redundancy in support of new and existing solutions and/or projects.

  • Analyze the inputs and outputs of business processes and create related Information and Data models for the baseline (“as is”) and target (“to be”) designs.

  • Assist in defining the business information flows and data lifecycles related
    to business processes and work with Development teams to implement data strategies and build data flows.

  • Create and maintain data models for databases, data marts, and data warehouses and design associated components related to data transformation, data quality, metadata management, reporting and analytics.

    Ensure the integrity and quality of information and data outputs by executing the required governance and quality control within IT and business:

  • Perform quality assurance checks on Information and Data models and enforce quality compliance criteria to set policies and standards.

  • Perform quality checks on existing Information and Data models to identify potential business risk areas and make re-engineering recommendations.

  • Maintain and administer the Information and Data Architectures in the Enterprise Architecture repository and ensure that its content is effectively organized and controlled so as to maintain consistency of architecture artifacts.

  • Educate stakeholders and provide subject matter expertise in the use of information and data modeling methodologies, standards and tools to all stakeholders.

    Knowledge and Skills

  • 5+ years Working experience within the IT industry.

  • 5+ years Experience with IT projects from an Information and Data modeling and design perspective (SDLC).

  • 3+ years Proven experience creating enterprise information and data models incorporating all layers of enterprise data architecture (Canonical modeling, TDS, ODS, EDW, Data Marts, Business Intelligence, Data Quality, Meta-data, Master Data, Reference Data, Data Access and provisioning, Data Security, Data Governance, SOA) and a thorough knowledge of the data requirements of these systems.

  • 3+ years Strong leadership skills to indirectly manage across functional teams toward common solutions.

  • 3+ years Strong facilitation skills to engage subject matter experts to define data requirements and conduct data modeling design reviews with project teams.

  • 2-3 years Experience in system analysis and design, data modeling and application development methodologies

  • 2-3 years Delivery of Information and Data requirements for business blueprints.

  • 2-3 years Proven experience in transactional data modeling (Normalization), dimensional modeling (Star & Snowflake Schema) and object oriented modeling.

  • 2+ years Retail industry experience with an understanding of retail business processes and the information and data requirements of these processes.

  • 2 years Leadership role in an Information and Data analysis environment.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Shoprite Group of Companies Data Modeler Jobs in South Africa


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