SYSTEM SUPPORT REF NO: GPT/2021/5/6
Directorate: Financial Governance
SALARY: R376 596 per annum (plus benefits)
REQUIREMENTS: A tertiary qualification NQF level 6 as recognised by SAQA in Computer Sciences or Information Technology of Informatics or Financial Information Systems or Finance or Statistics, Mathematics related qualification. 3-5 years experience in database design and the normalization of data structures. 3-5 years experience in SQL – Liability to write custom queries, views and triggers and building tools for online analytical processing (OLAP cubes). 2 years experience in data analysis, predictive analytics and optimisation of data using Python, R, or other data science-orientated platforms. Knowledge of Server Integration Services (SSIS), Data Validation, Visual Basics & NET. Ability to work independently as well as across teams
DUTIES: Oversee and manage the reporting of compliance measures and whether applicable laws/ regulations are followed throughout the system development life cycle Oversee and monitor data actions audit findings and the management of responses. Oversee and monitor the management of internal controls in line with the existing applications. Ensure that the server processes and services continue to run and operate in the most efficient manner. Develop statistical analysis, forecasting, predictive modelling, prescriptive analytics simulation and optimisation to discover trends, opportunities and threats. Facilitate optimised and predictive decision-making throughout the value chain. Building, maintaining and optimizing decisioning systems using advances statistical and predictive modelling techniques. Maintain and support data analytics platforms. Manage production environment through the building, maintaining and monitoring load processing according to operational level agreements/ Data Engineering (extractions, transformations, and loading patterns. Descriptive analytics (ability to extract insights and trends from data based on requirements). Prepare action plans for continuous data clean-up and integrity project. Continuous improvement of applications to ensure stability, quality reporting and performance optimization. Build and manage the infrastructure (e.g. frameworks, algorithms, models tools and systems). Support existing integration and reporting solutions in the production environment by analysing problems reported by users and track down their cause through debugging techniques and discussions with other team members. Developing test cases for data monitoring. Manipulating of data using Python. Training of users on new existing BI platforms. Build, leads or participates in the development and implementation of statistical models and sampling plans for application invalidation. Designing, developing, testing and maintaining data architectures. Preparing data for descriptive, predictive and prescriptive modelling. Automating repetitive and manual processes related to data usage.
ENQUIRIES: Mr Sihle Hlomuka Tel No: (011) 227-9000
APPLICATIONS: must be submitted on a duly signed Z83 form, comprehensive CV, certified copies of ID and all Qualifications to be attached. The application should be submitted at Gauteng Provincial Treasury: Ground Floor, Imbumba House, 75 Fox Street, Marshalltown, Johannesburg, or posted to Private Bag X12, Marshalltown, 2107. To access the SMS pre-entry certificate course and for further details, please click on the following link: https://www.thensg.gov.za/training-course/sms-pre-entryprogramme/. For more information regarding the course please visit the NSG website: www.thensg.gov.za
CLOSING DATE: 21 May 2021
NOTE: Applications must be submitted on the New Z83 form, obtainable from any Public Service Department, or on the internet at www.dpsa.gov.za/documents. The Completed and signed form should be accompanied by a recently updated CV specifying all experience indicating the respective dates (MM/YY) as well as indicating three reference persons with the following information: name and contact number(s), email address, and an indication of the capacity in which the reference is known to the candidate as well as certified copies of all required qualification/s as per the advertisement and ID document. Suitable candidates will be subjected to Personnel Suitability Checks (criminal record, citizen, credit record checks, qualification, and employment verification). Confirmation of the final appointment will be subject to a positive security clearance. All non-SA citizens must attach certified proof of permanent residence in South Africa. It is the applicant’s responsibility to have foreign qualifications evaluated by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA). Failure to submit all the requested documents will result in the application not being considered. The persons appointed to this position will be subjected to a security clearance. SMS candidates will be required to undergo a Competency Assessment as prescribed by the DPSA. All shortlisted candidates for SMS positions will be required to undergo a technical exercise that intends to test the relevant technical elements of the job. Gauteng Provincial Treasury (GPT) reserves the right to utilize practical exercises/tests for non-SMS positions and during the recruitment process (candidates who are shortlisted will be informed accordingly) to determine the suitability of candidates for the post(s).GPT also reserves the right to cancel the filling / not to fill a vacancy that was advertised during any stage of the recruitment process.