Data Technical Specialist

Date: 21 May 2024

Location: Cape Town, ZA

Company: Engen Limited

Purpose of the Job

To evaluate the quality of data based on data standards, data quality principles and business requirements to ensure data is fit for purpose and conforms to data governance, policies and standards as set by data management framework and Engen’s data integrity drive.

Who You Are:

•    You have a distinct mindset and culture to achieve high work performance by implementing value adding intervention and continuous improvement.
•    You are a fast learner in a high-pressure environment, not afraid to ask questions
•    You are an innovative, divergent thinker with problem solving skills.
•    You can manage multiple complex tasks simultaneously
•    You have extensive experience working databases and data sets 
•    You good understanding of the dataflows and data lineages,
•    You are a problem solver and trouble-shooter in resolving technical issues
•    A forward thinker able to recommend proactive measures for data quality management
•    You have excellent interpersonal skills and management
•    You are an expert Data Quality Analyst   
•    You are an expert at SAP Systems and Data Analysis & Reports
•    You are passionate about achieving goals, responsibilities, and work request  
•    You have excellent skills in Microsoft Office Products
•    You have expertise or working experience with data quality practices.  
•    You have a flair for systems and applicaations 

What you’ll have done before:


•    NQF level 7 (Bachelor's degree in computer science, information science, computer engineer, data engineer)
•    5 years' experience as a Business Analyst, Data Analyst, Data Quality Analyst, IT technical role
•    5 years SAP related experience directly linked to Master Data Management, SAP reports and queries, 
•    Experience with SAP Data Services and or SQL Databases.
•    Experience working with SAP Information Steward
•    Extensive experience with a coding language preferably SQL and Information Steward scripting language
•    Experience with modelling ERDs, dataflows and data lineages
•    Ability to conduct training and prepare training material

•    CDMP certification Preferred
•    Experience working with Senior Management and stakeholders at various levels.  
•    Demonstrated ability to work independently
•    Ability to work successfully in an ever-changing environment and navigate ambiguity

Exciting Challenges you might face in the role:

•    Applies people skills, stakeholder’s engagement and goals
•    Driving data related process improvement initiatives
•    Effectively designing and create visualisation of new reporting dashboards and metrics

What you’ll be doing:

•    Proactively managing data quality scorecards and reporting on exceptions
•    Building relationships with internal customers to enable ownership & self-help mindset 
•    Promoting and operationalizing data standards and processes
•    Developing enterprise data models and data flows to ensure data relationships are understood 
•    Creating more user reports & dashboards for decision making  
•    You’ll be collaborating with implementation teams for systems & integration solutions  
•    Soliciting data quality requirements from business stakeholders for data quality management
•    Providing training Internal training on SQL and coding practices 
•    Providing stakeholder training on data quality and information steward

Job Location: Cape Town

Job Advert Closing Date:  All job adverts close five days after date posted


Engen’s approved Employment Equity plans and targets will be considered as part of the recruitment process.

We welcome applications from people with disabilities. Let us know how we can accommodate you to participate in the recruitment process.



Important Information:

  1. The appointment will be made in line with Engen's Employment Equity Strategy.
  2. All applications must be submitted to the contact person/ numbers provided & in the manner requested.
  3. If  not submitted by the closing date, your application will automatically not be considered.
  4. Engen does not guarantee that you will be called for an interview or appointed by virtue of your application.
  5. Engen reserves the right not to make an appointment. 

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