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Kazang Connect – Head of Data



A vacancy existsfor a Head of Data within Kazang Connect, a division of Main Street 1723 (Pty) Ltd, in Cape Town. 

Kazang is looking for a Head of Data to join the team. This new role will carry the responsibility of developing a strategy for data within the Group, and then grow the team to implement it. 

This data will be extracted from numerous sources within the business, processed and warehoused. Furthermore, it must be made available to various stakeholders and users in a variety of ways: Reports, BI Tools as well are directly queried.

This exciting opportunity will give you the canvas on which to make your mark, without being encumbered by legacy decisions. If you are up for this challenge, please drop us a line.

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Determine a data strategy for the company.
  • Aspects will include:
  • Understanding and sourcing data from multiple subsystems across the group of companies.
  • Aggregating this into a data warehouse.
  • Providing BI and other reporting tools to expose this data to a wider audience.
  • You will need to grow a team to implement, support and manage the above systems.

Requirements: 

  • Minimum 5 years in a similar role.  
  • Python
  • Django
  • MySQL
  • AWS Redshift 
  • AWS Quicksight 
  • Linux

Education & Qualifications: 

  • B.Sc Comp Sci / B.Sc Electrical Engineering / B.Sc. Information Systems or equivalent.

Competencies: 

  • Attention to detail.
  • Takes initiative
  • Self-motivated
  • Good communication skills
  • Team player

To apply for this position, include a 2-3 page CV, specifying the position you are applying for, for the attention of Marisa Ludski at marisa.ludski@kazang.com


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