Reference Number
TAS202301
Description

DataOrbis is a leading global data management and insights company. We are a Smollan business and one of the data-focused companies in the newly formed, Smollan Data & Tech cluster. Our purpose is to lead change by connecting people to their data. We work predominantly in the fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) industry, where we enable environments where our clients and their brands can thrive. We do this by combining people, process, and cutting-edge cloud technology to facilitate and inform business decisions customized to our clients’ needs. Over the past 10 years we have become a leader in the data management industry by constantly differentiating and evolving our offerings. Our values are the absolute foundation of our business, and through our values of trust, accountability, innovation and teamwork, we are able to attract, recruit, retain and develop the right skills, in the right place, at the right time. By doing this we are able to constantly engage our team in a winning environment.

As part of the Smollan Data & Tech cluster we are looking for a highly skilled and passionate Talent Acquisition Specialist to find us top candidates to join our ever-growing businesses and team. The roles required span from Data Scientists and Analysts to Software Developers and Architects. Experience in, and a passion for, tech recruitment combined with the tenacity for searching for and finding scarce skills in a challenging environment is an absolute necessity!

We are looking for a unicorn hunter who knows how to source, find and match top IT & Tech candidates with our culture. We need someone who leaves no stone unturned until they have found the perfect fit.

If you are highly skilled at networking, searching for and finding top talent by using AI search engines and recruiting software, are fluent in tech-speak and can sell an awesome culture to candidates then this is the perfect role for you.

Responsibilities include

  • Partner with the People Team and Line Managers across the cluster in order to extract accurate “techie” recruitment briefs.
  • Draft attractive, punchy and enticing advertisements to push out onto suitable recruitment platforms and/or
  • Use AI recruiting software and other various tool and methods to attract top talent.
  • Creatively connect with candidates and clearly articulate and sell our awesome culture, role, tech stack and opportunity.
  • Pre-screen and interview candidates to identify those suitably qualified and skilled and that meet the briefs requirements.
  • Partner with and present candidates to the People Team and Line Managers for the continuation of a professional candidate recruitment experience.
  • Support the People team in coordinating/facilitating interviews and technical assessments as required.
  • Build talent pipelines across the various roles and maintain a pool of readily available candidates.
  • Formally start building a Data & Tech database of candidate.
  • Proactively seek market intelligence to gain competitive advantage in attraction and sourcing methodologies.
  • Build strong internal relationships and partner to understand the clusters strategic priorities both within South Africa and within the regions and ensure sourcing efforts are focused on meeting theses needs as the team evolves.
Requirements

Your skills and experience include

  • 2-3 years’ IT recruitment experience preferably in both an Agency and Internal environment.
  • Solid knowledge of sourcing techniques.
  • Good understanding of tech stacks including but not limited to:  Java/ HTML 5 / JavaScript,  MySQL / S SQL, PostgreSQL or similar, Data science & Machine learning, Data visualisation and BI reporting tools, Python and Predictive analytics.
  • Solid understanding of software and data roles and software development best practices.
  • Strong track record of sourcing and placing top talent in niche roles within the Data and Tech space.

Key personal attributes include 

  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written).
  • Strong emotional intelligence and levels of adaptability.
  • Capability to work under pressure and in a fast-paced growing environment.
  • Resilience and forward-thinking mindset (ability to be resourceful).
  • Strong innovative and continual improvement outlook.
  • Must have strong attention to detail and take accountability.
  • Excellent problem-solving, results-driven and presentation capabilities.

What we offer

  • Competitive salary and benefits.
  • Remote and/or Hybrid work.
  • Top tech tools of the trade.
  • Awesomely skilled People team.
  • Highly engaged and vibrant culture.
  • Opportunities for learning and growth.
  • International exposure.
  • Opportunities to work on Niche tech roles and projects.

How to apply

If you meet the above criteria and would like to join our dynamic team, “please click here

When applying, please ensure you have the minimum requirements. Applicants must have a valid South African or be a permanent resident.

Work Level
Skilled
Job Type
Permanent
Salary
Market Related
EE Position
No
Location
Western Cape/Hybrid

Reference Number
CSE202301
Description

DataOrbis is a global cloud-based information solutions company. We provide market and business intelligence solutions to the fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) industry. Our solutions combine people, process, and leading-edge cloud technology to facilitate and inform business decisions, that are customised to our client’s needs. We have a wealth of knowledge and expertise in information technology and market information services in the consumer goods and retail industries, and we are passionate about breaking down data silos and transforming companies into businesses driven by sourcing, integrating and actioning data. Our Values are the absolute foundation of our business, and we believe in attracting, recruiting, retaining, and developing the brightest talent, to allow the right skills at the right place at the right time and for us to constantly focus on engaging our team in a winning environment. We are currently looking for a professionally skilled Client Success Executive to be part of a dedicated team in driving actionable insights within our client, who is a leading FMCG player within the Johannesburg area.

 

You LOVE data and are happiest when delving into the ‘numbers’ in order to understand, make sense of and find the story within the detail to tell. You can clearly and easily spot the gaps and identify the opportunities by looking at graphs and charts and you enjoy a challenge and don’t shy away from finding a solution to a problem.

You are a nerd of the marketing world, or an accountant with a bit of flair, and you have an analytical mind with the creative ability to simplify and visually represent data in an easy to understand and aesthetically appealing way.

You are comfortable with numbers and technology and show a sense of determination when it comes to embarking on a steep learning curve in order to fully understand and figure out how to use new and complex software. You enjoy calculations, and attention to detail and accuracy are non-negotiables in your work output and deliverables.

You enjoy working within a team-based environment, are positive and proactive and enjoy getting stuck in where needed. You are interpersonally skilled and are confident in engaging with and building rapport with both internal team members and external clients as required.

You can present with confidence and can facilitate meetings and conduct training sessions effectively.

The role you will play is crucial in ensuring that the client receives a service offering that enables them to make strategic decisions based on the information our data provides. 1 to 2 years’ experience in market research, the consumer goods space and/or data insights is essential, as is a passion for working with leading brands within FMCG.

You will report directly into a DataOrbis Client Success Manager and will also work collaboratively with the Clients Customer Insights and Brand Management teams as a dedicated resource. From a DataOrbis perspective, you will work very closely with the client success, projects, operations, and data engineer teams ensuring the contractual delivery of our service offering on an ongoing basis as required.

Responsibilities include 

  • Professionally engages with CMR and Brand Management teams within the client’s organisation and works closely with the Client Success Manager in ensuring contractual delivery.
  • Monthly data management and checking tasks in conjunction with the DataOrbis Operations team
  • Client maintenance tasks ensuring that the client tracker outlining deliverables is up to date and accurate
  • Ongoing engagement and follow-up with data sources and briefing back to the teams as required
  • New report set-ups and ongoing development and changes to existing Data Visualisation reports
  • Data Analysis as assigned
  • Development and delivery of client specific reporting in conjunction with the Client Success Manager and client team
  • Carrying out of other ad-hoc analysis requests
  • Running of monthly reports and checking as required
  • Delivery of monthly reporting frameworks to end users and training as required
Requirements

Your skills and experience include

A tertiary qualification, Business Science in Marketing, PDGM, BCom Marketing or equivalent. 1 to 2 years’ professional industry related working experience in Consumer Goods, Customer Insights, Market Research, Analytics or Retail related.

  • High proficiency in Microsoft Office (Windows, Outlook, Excel, Word, Project)
  • Highly numerate with excellent attention to detail
  • Analytical understanding and ability
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to professionally communicate and interact with both internal team members and clients on an ongoing basis
  • Excellent time management skills with the ability to prioritise and execute tasks to meet deadlines as specified
  • Troubleshooting skills with the ability to investigate and resolve issues on either an individual basis or in conjunction with the team
  • Flexible and agile with the ability to work on multiple concurrent clients and projects
  • Pro-active and confident with the ability to communicate progress, developments and difficulties encountered on an ongoing basis

Key Personal attributes include

  • Effective time management skills in order to meet deliverables and deadlines
  • A strong team player with excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Strong team player
  • Service and delivery orientated
  • Innovative and results driven
  • Passionate and self-motivated

How to apply

If you meet the above criteria and would like to join our dynamic team, “please click here

When applying, please ensure you have the minimum requirements. Applicants must have a valid South African or be a permanent resident.

Work Level
Skilled
Job Type
Permanent
Salary
Market Related
EE Position
No
Location
Western Cape/Hybrid

Reference Number
CIA202301
Description

The Smollan Data Office is a dedicated team within DataOrbis tasked solely with working on the greater Smollan business. The Smollan Data Office is focused on implementing strategic data initiatives, ultimately enabling better decisions based on improved business insights.

You are a professional analyst who loves data and engaging with it in such a way that you provide a service that ensures the client receive actionable insights they need to make quick, accurate decisions.

A good knowledge and understanding of the FMCG and retail landscape, as well as a good understanding of sales and operations and the role that data plays in retail execution; as relates to Innovation, Product Availability, In-Store activations, Promotional activity and the likes will be beneficial to creating and supplying reporting which will benefit the client. The insights and reporting you will provide is crucial in ensuring Smollan clients receive a service offering that enables them to make strategic and tactical decisions.  Furthermore, the internal operational team will rely on your reporting and analysis to ensure they meet day to day KPIs and place their focus where it is most needed (based on insights you provide.)

You enjoy working within a team-based environment and are positive, proactive and enjoy getting stuck in where needed. You have strong interpersonal skills and are confident in your communications, and can professionally engage with members of the client’s organisation in order to build rapport and ensure deliverables are met as per the client’s requirements.

You are analytically skilled and have the ability to derive actionable insights from data. You are able to coordinate, plan and execute your deliverables in line with client and ops expectations to ensure deadlines are met and workflow is streamlined.  As a team player, you need to be able to divide and conquer work during high pressure times when the team might rely on you to do more than your daily tasks.

You will report directly into the Business Data Partner or a Customer Insights Team Lead, and will work closely with the Smollan Data Office teams ensuring that they receive accurate and detailed briefs as relates to new report set-ups, projects and report changes and any discrepancies in reports.

Responsibilities include:

  • Daily engagement with data to check, verify and provide the necessary reporting tools to client and operational team.
  • Manages your workload and ensuring accurate and timely delivery to clients as per the contractual obligation.
  • Demonstrates a high efficiency in the use of the SMART application and has an in-depth understanding on the use and application of the reports in order to answer and respond to queries on report navigation for in-store execution.
  • Responsible for checking reports before delivery to client for accuracy and correctness.
  • Assist team members in the execution of report checking and analysis tasks as required.
  • Proactively and consistently engages with the client in order to understand and receive analysis and insights briefs in order to execute on analysis for client deliverables.
  • Efficiently trains clients on the use of, navigation and understanding of the reports for in-store execution ensuring adoption and usage.
  • Professionally engages and holds relationships with the client representatives and other key members within the client’s organisations.
  • Identifies opportunities within the client’s organisation to further provide insights and knowledge and presenting reports in such a way that it will add value to client.
Requirements

Your skills and experience include:

A tertiary qualification, Business Science in Marketing, PDGM, BCom Marketing or equivalent. 2 – 3 years’ professional experience within FMCG, Retail, Data Analysis or related industry.

  • Highly proficient in the use of Excel, Microsoft Office and other DataOrbis software and systems (Teams, SharePoint, Lattice, Pyramid)
  • Highly proficient in the use and understanding of the Smollan SMART application and reports.
  • In depth knowledge of and understanding of Retail, Sales and Merchandising as relates to the FMCG or other similar industries.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to professionally communicate and interact with both internal team members and external clients on an ongoing basis.
  • In depth knowledge and understanding of the in-store retail activations and execution as relates to Innovation, Product Availability and Promotional Activity.
  • Navigation skills, knowledge of, and understanding and ability to interpret and analyse the Retail execution reports.
  • Highly numerate and analytical with problem solving skills.
  • Excellent time management skills with the ability to prioritise and execute tasks to meet deadlines as specified.
  • Flexible and agile with the ability to work on multiple concurrent projects.

Key personal attributes include:

  • Excellent telephone and e-mail etiquette in order to professionally engage with and communicate with Clients and internal teams as required.
  • Strong interpersonal skills to professionally engage with and communicate and train clients face to face.
  • Ability to learn and adapt to change in a high paced rapidly changing environment.
  • Strong administration and organisational skills.
  • Troubleshooting ability with the ability to develop logical solutions to fit situations and expectations and/or follow specifications.
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • Strong team player.
  • Service and delivery orientated.
  • High attention to detail.
  • Innovative and results driven.
  • Passionate and self-motivated.

How to apply

If you meet the above criteria and would like to join our dynamic team, “please click here

When applying, please ensure you have the minimum requirements. Applicants must have a valid South African or be a permanent resident.

Work Level
Skilled
Job Type
Permanent
Salary
Market Related
EE Position
No
Location
Gauteng

Reference Number
JOA202205
Description

DataOrbis is a Smollan business and a leading global data management and insights company, that leads change by connecting people to their data. Working predominantly in the  fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) industry we enable environments where clients and their brands can thrive by combining people, process, and leading-edge cloud technology to facilitate and inform business decisions that are customized to our clients’ needs. With a wealth of experience and expertise in information technology and market information services in the consumer goods and retail industries, over the past 10 years we become a leader in the data management industry by constantly differentiating and evolving our offerings to meet client needs.  We currently have offices in South Africa, Kenya, and the UAE. Our values are the absolute foundation of our business, and through our values of trust, accountability, innovation and team work, we are able to attract, recruit, retain and develop the right skills at the right place at the right time and constantly engaging our team in a winning environment

You are not afraid of data and technology and have a keen eye for detail. You enjoy looking for and finding inconsistencies in data for troubleshooting and resolution, and do not shy away from finding a solution to a problem.

You have “stickability” when it comes to embarking on a steep learning curve and figuring out how to use new and complex software. You are proactive and tenacious in the execution of operations tasks and are not afraid to get stuck in where needed. You take initiative and consistently troubleshoot, and problem solve in order to ensure that deadlines are met.

You enjoy working within a team-based environment and are positive and enjoy getting stuck in where needed. You have strong interpersonal skills and are confident in engaging with and in building rapport with both internal team members and external data sources, in order to follow up and ensure that data is received timeously for successful processing.

It will be to your advantage to have work experience within a team-based environment, working with technology and using excel and SQL. The role that you play within the operations team will be crucial in ensuring that our data is correctly, accurately, and timeously processed for reporting and analysis to our clients as per our service offering.

You will work in a cross-functional team and will report directly into the Delivery Manager. You will be working closely with the Projects, Data Visualisation, Data Engineer and Commercial team members while engaging with external data sources in the delivery of client specific projects on a monthly, weekly, or daily basis as assigned.

 

Responsibilities

  • Data Source interaction and engagement.
  • Monthly data capture and process management tasks.
  • Monthly delivery of reporting frameworks to end users.
  • Workflow and time management.
  • Data management process optimisation and ongoing productivity refinements.
  • Maintains quality by establishing and enforcing standard and processes.
  • Carrying out of other ad-hoc Operations requests.

 

Requirements

Your skills and experience include

A tertiary qualification BCom IS, Business Administration, Economics, Statistics, Market Research or equivalent. Industry related working experience as a business analyst, data processer, project administrator or similar in an IT, software development or data centric environment is advantageous.

  • High proficiency in Microsoft Office (Windows, Outlook, Teams, Excel, Word, Project).
  • Technical zeal with a high proficiency in Microsoft Office (Windows, Outlook, Excel, Word).
  • Adaptable to change and keen to learn new software.
  • A conceptual understanding of Data Warehousing theory and best practices.
  • Highly numerate with excellent attention to detail.
  • Excellent time management skills with the ability to prioritise and execute tasks to meet deadlines as specified.
  • Troubleshooting skills with the ability to investigate and resolve data related issues on either an individual basis or in conjunction with the technical team.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to professionally hold client relationships and communicate and interact with both internal team members and external clients on an ongoing basis.
  • Flexible and agile with the ability to work on multiple concurrent projects.
  • Pro-active and confident with the ability to communicate progress, developments and difficulties encountered on an ongoing basis.
  • Sound problem solving skills with the ability to develop logical solutions to a query or process and/or follow guidelines and specifications.
  • Ability to think strategically and be able to recommend improvements to operational disciplines and consider and drive process improvements.

Key personal attributes include

  • The ability to work under pressure.
  • Effective time management skills in order to meet deliverables and deadlines.
  • A strong team player with an impeccable work ethic and excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Innovative and results driven.
  • Passionate and self-motivated with a sound values and belief system.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Methodical with a thorough approach to work.

How to apply

If you meet the above criteria and would like to join our dynamic team, “please click here

When applying, please ensure you have the minimum requirements. Applicants must have a valid South African or be a permanent resident.

Work Level
Skilled
Job Type
Permanent
Salary
Market Related
EE Position
No
Location
Western Cape

Reference Number
JDVD202204
Description

DataOrbis is a Smollan business and a leading global data management and insights company, that leads change by connecting people to their data. Working predominantly in the  fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) industry we enable environments where clients and their brands can thrive by combining people, process, and leading-edge cloud technology to facilitate and inform business decisions that are customized to our clients’ needs. With a wealth of experience and expertise in information technology and market information services in the consumer goods and retail industries, over the past 10 years we become a leader in the data management industry by constantly differentiating and evolving our offerings to meet client needs.  We currently have offices in South Africa, Kenya, and the UAE. Our values are the absolute foundation of our business, and through our values of trust, accountability, innovation and team work, we are able to attract, recruit, retain and develop the right skills at the right place at the right time and constantly engaging our team in a winning environment.

You LOVE data and are happiest when delving into the ‘numbers’ in order to understand, make sense of and find the story within the detail to tell. You can clearly and easily spot the gaps and identify the opportunities by looking at graphs and charts and you enjoy a challenge and do not shy away from finding a solution to a problem.

You are a nerd of the marketing world, or an accountant with a bit of flair, and you have an analytical mind with the creative ability to simplify and visually represent data in an easy to understand and aesthetically appealing way.

You are not afraid of numbers or technology and have “stickability” when it comes to embarking on a steep learning curve and figuring out how to use new and complex software. You enjoy calculations and attention to detail and accuracy are non-negotiables in your work output and deliverables.

You enjoy working within a team-based environment and are positive and proactive and enjoy getting stuck in where needed. You have strong interpersonal skills and are confident in your communication and can engage professionally with and build rapport with both internal team members and external clients as required.

It will be to your advantage to have experience or an interest in market research and the role you play will be crucial in ensuring that the insights team identifies, articulates and provides powerful and actionable insights to our clients within the FMCG industry and beyond.

You will work in a cross-functional team and will report directly into the Delivery Manager. You will be working closely with the Projects, Operations and Commercial teams in the development and running of client reports on a monthly, weekly or daily basis, and on client specific projects, reporting and analysis as assigned.

Responsibilities include

  • Running of monthly reports and checking as required
  • Delivery of monthly reporting frameworks to end users
  • New report set-ups and ongoing development and changes to existing reports
  • Data Analysis as assigned
  • Development and delivery of client specific reporting in conjunction with the Commercial Team
  • Carrying out of other ad-hoc Insights requests
Requirements

Your skills and experience include

A tertiary qualification, Business Science in Marketing, BCom IS, Economics, Statistics, PDGM, BCom Marketing or equivalent. Industry related working experience in FMCG, Customer Insights, Market Research or Retail related industry would be an advantage but is not a necessary requirement. Any Tableau related experience or exposure would by highly advantageous.

  • High proficiency in Microsoft Office (Windows, Outlook, Teams, Excel, Word, Project)
  • Any Tableau related experience or exposure would by highly advantageous
  • Experience in data analysis and databases would be advantageous
  • Highly numerate with excellent attention to detail
  • Excellent time management skills with the ability to prioritise and execute tasks to meet deadlines as specified
  • Troubleshooting skills with the ability to investigate and resolve issues on either an individual basis or in conjunction with a technical team
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to professionally communicate and interact with both internal team members and external clients on an ongoing basis
  • Flexible and agile with the ability to work on multiple concurrent projects
  • Pro-active and confident with the ability to communicate progress, developments and difficulties encountered on an ongoing basis

Key personal attributes include

  • The ability to work under pressure.
  • Effective time management skills in order to meet deliverables and deadlines
  • A strong team player with excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Innovative and results driven
  • Passionate and self-motivated with a sound values and belief system
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Methodical with a thorough approach to work

How to apply

If you meet the above criteria and would like to join our dynamic team, “please click here

When applying, please ensure you have the minimum requirements. Applicants must have a valid South African or be a permanent resident.

Work Level
Skilled
Job Type
Permanent
Salary
Market Related
EE Position
No
Location
Remote

Reference Number
SDT202206
Description

Argility Technology Group “ATG” is a group of South African technology businesses who utilise software and technology to digitise processes, improve efficiencies and create a competitive edge for our customer and partners. We are software specialists who solve complex business problems by supplying and supporting various software solutions such as big data analytics, IoT asset management, retail & supply chain solutions, fleet management software and more. Decades-long customer relationships bear testament to our customer-centric culture, exceptional service and innovative thinking. We strive to become an extension of our customers businesses and not just another solution provider. We continue to reinvent and digitally transform organisations and ourselves, on our journey to automate and digitise using machine learning, AI and the internet of things.

ATG, Data Orbis, Smollan and Mediametrics  are proudly part of the Smollan Data and Tech cluster

The Senior Data Scientist will actively lead the application of data science methods, which includes machine learning, deep learning, artificial intelligence and predictive analytics, required to meet the company’s business interests as well as that of our clients.

Responsibilities include

  • Provide support and leadership role to the other data scientist
  • Identify and act on new opportunities for data driven business in data science and analytics
  • Load and merge data originating from diverse sources
  • Pre-process and Transform data for model building and analysis
  • Lead the development of predictive models for business solution
  • Perform descriptive analytics to discover trends and patterns in the data
  • Deploy predictive and other models to production
Requirements

Your skills and experience include

A tertiary qualification – Relevant degree in Data Science, Statistics or equivalent quantitative field. Minimum 4+ years’ of experience

  • Machine learning
  • Google Cloud Platform (AI platform, BigQuery, Dataproc, Dataflow, Kubeflow)
  • Deep learning (Demand Forecasting, Recommendations Engine, etc.)
  • Statistical modelling (Price Optimization, Price Elasticity etc.)
  • Data modelling
  • Database management (MS SQL server, PostgresSQL or similar)
  • Data visualisation (Data Studio, Tableau)
  • Data Science
  • Data Analysis
  • Predictive analytics
  • Python
  • Ability to program data using python, R
  • Ability to use deep learning tools like Tensorflow, Keras, Sklearn, Pytorch
  • Ability to build predictive models and machine learning algorithms
  • Ability to manage both structured and unstructured data using SQL
  • Ability to visualise data using various tools
  • Ability to model data for prediction
  • Ability to work independently and propose solutions to business challenges
  • Ability to automate data pipelines and machine learning models

Key personal attributes include 

  • Problem solving
  • Diligence
  • Good business judgment
  • Incumbent to be result driven

ATG main offices are located in Johannesburg with satellite office in CPT, position could be either hybrid or office based dependent upon independent working ability.

How to apply

If you meet the above criteria and would like to join our dynamic team, “please click here

When applying, please ensure you have the minimum requirements. Applicants must have a valid South African or be a permanent resident.

Work Level
Skilled
Job Type
Permanent
Salary
Market Related
EE Position
No
Location
Remote

Reference Number
LSA202211
Description

Argility Technology Group (ATG) is a group of South African technology businesses who utilise software and technology to digitise processes, improve efficiencies and create a competitive edge for our customer and partners. We are software specialists who solve complex business problems by supplying and supporting various software solutions such as big data analytics, IoT asset management, retail and supply chain solutions, fleet management software and more. Decades-long customer relationships bear testament to our customer-centric culture, exceptional service and innovative thinking. We strive to become an extension of our customers businesses and not just another solution provider. We continue to reinvent and digitally transform organisations and ourselves, on our journey to automate and digitise using machine learning, AI and the internet of things.

ATG, Data Orbis, Smollan and Mediametrics are proudly part of the Smollan Data and Tech Cluster.

Joining the ATG team of Software Specialists as a Linux System Administrator, you will be responsible for the rolling out of new systems and software, maintaining, upgrading, replacing, and improving the long-term performance of the systems and software, as well as the monitoring, maintenance and operation of the Linux based systems consisting Redhat Enterprise Linux VM’s running enterprise and open source software that are key to daily business operations.

 

Responsibilities include

  • Actively participate in continuous improvement across applicable projects
  • Translate internal customer requirements into robust innovative solutions
  • Linux system engineering and administration focusing on Linux performance, scalability and security
  • Understand and be a thought leader on the importance, virtualisation and administration of systems
  • Administer and support the Linux environments
  • Build and maintain Linux server environments
  • Assist with system availability, performance and monitoring
  • Designing, developing and maintaining software for clients
  • Ensuring information security  and regulatory compliance
Requirements

Education and Experience 

A tertiary qualification – Degree or Diploma in Computer Science, RedHat Certified Engineer or similarMinimum 2 to 3 years of Linux system administration experience, including a successful track record in a mission-critical environment and experience as the last point of call for escalations

Advantageous

  • Has contributed to an open-source project
  • SQL experience e.g. MySQL, PostgreSQL, MSSQL
  • Experience with virtualization and cloud infrastructure
  • Exposure to a variety of application frameworks/software languages
  • Software development experience
  • Networking experience

Knowledge  

  • Working knowledge of the agile methodology
  • System Administration with Centos, Alma8, Red Hat Linux or SUSE Enterprise Linux
  • Incident response, diagnostic activities, root cause analysis (RCA), corrective action plans, & advanced troubleshooting
  • Python and shell scripting to automate existing workloads and routine system admin tasks
  • C and Rust
  • Networking stack components, e.g. TCP/IP, DNS, SMTP, FTP daemons e.g. ProFTPD
  • Java application servers, e.g. Tomcat and JBoss
  • Database servers, e.g. MySQL and PostgreSQL
  • CI (Jenkins, Koji)

Skills

  • Have good technical skills
  • Strong diagnostic and problem-solving skills
  • High level of proficiency in maintaining and developing web services (email, web, ftp), back-ups (Bacula), monitoring (Nagios, Zabbix) and firewalling
  • Demonstrates a passion for technology to serve operational and client requirements
  • Proficient in configuration management (e.g. Ansible)
  • High level of proficiency in typical Linux sysadmin scripting languages (e.g. Python, Bash, etc.)
  • Demonstrates a passion for optimal systems and simple procedure
  • Programming:  Compiled languages e.g. selection of C, C++. Advantageous Java, Rust, etc.
  • Pattern usage identification and understanding, e.g. model, view, controller (MVC)

Personal Attributes 

  • Passionate about quality and high standards
  • Has a strong sense of ownership
  • Has a keen interest in open-source initiatives
  • Is tenacious in troubleshooting problems
  • Be able to work under pressure
  • Meet strict deadlines

ATG main offices are located in Johannesburg with satellite office in CPT, position could be either hybrid or office based dependent upon independent working ability.

How to apply

If you meet the above criteria and would like to join our dynamic team, “please click here

When applying, please ensure you have the minimum requirements. Applicants must have a valid South African or be a permanent resident.

Work Level
Skilled
Job Type
Permanent
Salary
Market Related
EE Position
No
Location
Remote

Reference Number
UXFD202210
Description

Argility Technology Group “ATG” is a group of South African technology businesses who utilise software and technology to digitise processes, improve efficiencies and create a competitive edge for our customer and partners. We are software specialists who solve complex business problems by supplying and supporting various software solutions such as big data analytics, IoT asset management, retail & supply chain solutions, fleet management software and more. Decades-long customer relationships bear testament to our customer-centric culture, exceptional service and innovative thinking. We strive to become an extension of our customers businesses and not just another solution provider. We continue to reinvent and digitally transform organisations and ourselves, on our journey to automate and digitise using machine learning, AI and the internet of things.

ATG, Data Orbis, Smollan and Mediametrics are proudly part of the Smollan Data and Tech Cluster.

UX/Frontend Developer will apply interactive and visual design principles on websites and web applications for a positive and cohesive user experience.

Responsibilities include

  • Use mark-up languages like HTML to create user-friendly web pages
  • Optimize applications for maximum speed
  • Design mobile-based features
  • Collaborate with back-end developers and web designers to improve usability
  • Create quality mock-ups and prototypes
  • Help back-end developers with coding and troubleshooting
  • Ensure high quality graphic standards and brand consistency
  • Stay up-to-date on emerging technologies
Requirements

Your skills and experience include

A tertiary qualification – Degree in Computer Science or similar field . Minimum 5 years’ in a similar position. 

  • Solid knowledge on the frontend programming languages like JavaScript, TypeScript
  • Solid knowledge and experience on Angular and Ionic Framework or Reactive Native for Cross platform Mobile Apps
  • Solid knowledge of CSS, Themes and experience in developing responsive web applications
  • Best practices of Progressive Web Application development and knowledge on using tools to identify and optimize various web components like CSS, JavaScript and Images
  • Knowledge on writing UI Units and automation tests for front end components.
  • Knowledge in creating reusable components and modules that can be reused across projects
  • Excellent verbal and communication skills
  • Ability to produce application software in time and to specification
  • Ability to work co-operatively with other people
  • Ability to work to a Sprint plan and meet deadlines
  • Demonstrated analytical/problem solving ability
  • Ability and desire to learn new skills quickly
  • Ability to work well with their team in a fast paced, constantly changing environment

Key personal attributes include 

  • Collaborative and Team Player
  • Positive work attitude
  • Self-motivated / ability to work with little supervision
  • Passion for learning
  • Takes initiative
  • Punctual & Efficient

ATG main offices are located in Johannesburg with satellite office in CPT, position could be either hybrid or office based dependent upon independent working ability.

How to apply

If you meet the above criteria and would like to join our dynamic team, “please click here

When applying, please ensure you have the minimum requirements. Applicants must have a valid South African or be a permanent resident.

Work Level
Skilled
Job Type
Permanent
Salary
Market Related
EE Position
No
Location
Remote

Reference Number
AA202210
Description

DataOrbis is a global cloud-based information solutions company. We provide market and business intelligence solutions to the fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) industry. Our solutions combine people, process, and leading-edge cloud technology to facilitate and inform business decisions, that are customised to our client’s needs. We have a wealth of knowledge and expertise in information technology and market information services in the consumer goods and retail industries, and we are passionate about breaking down data silos and transforming companies into businesses driven by sourcing, integrating and actioning data. Our Values are the absolute foundation of our business, and we believe in attracting, recruiting, retaining, and developing the brightest talent, to allow the right skills at the right place at the right time and for us to constantly focus on engaging our team in a winning environment. 

You are a keen problem solver and are highly skilled at using both your intuition and logic to come up with workable solutions for implementation. You have solid interpersonal skills and are tenacious in gathering information in order to identify the best solution. You are open minded yet logically skeptical and can scenario analyse prior to execution of a project or task. You display patience in the resolution of issues and working in an ever-changing environment energises you.

The Automation Analyst is a technically proficient and analytical member of the Data Science and Automation team working under the supervision and guidance of the manager, on the execution and resolution of Automation and some basic Data Science tasks as assigned in order to drive automation within the delivery teams. They will become familiar with existing products which provide automation for operational tasks, to support its users

Troubleshooting, the creation of data wrangling automation scripts including supporting research, investigation, applying statistical theory, analysis and enriching of data in other Data Science and Automation projects are some of the tasks you will work on. They will assist and collaborate with the Data Science manager in the development of new products

The Analyst will be deemed to be a Trainee while acquiring the necessary skills and knowledge to successfully execute their tasks using R programing language, MS SQL Server and becoming familiar with the various systems and architecture in the storage, retrieval, manipulation and processing of data.

The Analyst works under the guidance of the manager and works closely with the Head of IT, Head of Delivery, and the Delivery Managers within the cross functional teams.

Responsibilities include:

  • Creation of data wrangling automation scripts for Operations Analysts, including but not limited to:
  • Resolution of issues with execution of existing Data Science tools
  • Execution of research, analysis, data enrichment, & ad hoc Data Science coding tasks
  • Participate in Internal Meetings
  • Administration Duties
Requirements

Your skills and experience include:

A suitable tertiary qualification, IT Degree/Diploma with Mathematics or Statistics or relevant certification with the same or equivalent. 1 – 2 years DataOrbis or Delivery Team experience would be an advantage but is not a necessary requirement. 

  • Highly proficient in the use of Excel, Microsoft Office and other DataOrbis software and systems (JIRA, Teams, SharePoint, Lattice, FTP).
  • Proficiency in R (or Python or demonstrable ability to write programming code)
  • SQL & Data Warehousing knowledge
  • Statistical and Mathematical knowledge and familiarity
  • Understanding of Data Science concepts (advantageous) including:
    • Machine Learning
    • Predicting
  • Working knowledge and familiarity (advantageous) with:
    • HTML, HTML5, web scraping principles, RESTful services
    • Azure Cloud Services / Cloud computing
  • Data Analysis skills and knowledge including:
    • Data wrangling
    • Continuous & categorical data
    • Identifying anomalies & cleanse data sources
    • High level of data manipulation skill in Excel (formulas, multi-level sort, advanced filters, pivot tables, date formatting inconsistencies, imports from csv, web, databases)
    • Logical flow process to transform data
  • Highly numerate
  • Highly analytical with problem solving skills
  • Familiarity with Agile development
  • Familiarity around Windows file systems (file management, command line execution)

Key personal attributes include:

  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal) and interpersonal and team participation.
  • Time management and organizational skills, to prioritize and execute tasks to meet deadlines as specified
  • Ability to systematically gather relevant information from different sources to address an issue and make a prompt and insightful decision
  • Ability to learn and adapt to change in a high paced rapidly changing environment.
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • Strong team player.
  • Service, action and delivery oriented
  • High attention to detail and quality
  • Innovative and inquisitive
  • Passionate and self-motivated

How to apply

If you meet the above criteria and would like to join our dynamic team, “please click here

When applying, please ensure you have the minimum requirements. Applicants must have a valid South African or be a permanent resident.

Work Level
Skilled
Job Type
Permanent
Salary
Market Related
EE Position
No
Location
Western Cape

Reference Number
DIA202211
Description
DataOrbis is a global cloud-based information solutions company. We provide market and business intelligence solutions to the fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) industry. Our solutions combine people, process, and leading-edge cloud technology to facilitate and inform business decisions, that are customised to our client’s needs. We have a wealth of knowledge and expertise in information technology and market information services in the consumer goods and retail industries, and we are passionate about breaking down data silos and transforming companies into businesses driven by sourcing, integrating and actioning data. Our Values are the absolute foundation of our business, and we believe in attracting, recruiting, retaining, and developing the brightest talent, to allow the right skills at the right place at the right time and for us to constantly focus on engaging our team in a winning environment. We are currently looking for a professionally skilled Data Integration Analyst to be part of a dedicated team in ensuring we deliver a seamless and engaging service to our user!

You are an all-round “techie” with strong interpersonal and trouble shooting skills and are fluent in ‘tech” talk to effectively communicate and unlock data sources by implementing and monitoring our data extraction and automation solutions across our clients and data sources as required.

You don’t need much hand holding and are a proactive multi-tasker with very strong organisational and administrative skills to efficiently manage and handle numerous tasks and data extraction projects in a structured manner while remaining calm and collected.

You troubleshoot with ease and are systematic at working through processes to identify and resolve issues timeously and effectively. You display patience in the resolution of issues and working in an ever-changing environment energises you.

You are confident in engaging professionally with and in building rapport with both the internal team as well as external clients and data sources. You can communicate technical issues to technically competent individuals as well as explain technical issues in layman’s terms in order to ensure understanding. You are not afraid to e-mail or pick up the phone to communicate and execute on tasks with individuals based across our geographic landscape.

You love data or technology and have “stickability” when it comes to embarking on a steep learning curve and figuring out how to use our tools and systems. You are acutely focused and comfortable monitoring the performance of numerous data extracts and “downtime” is a word that doesn’t exist in your vocabulary. You are deadline driven always ensuring that timelines are met if not beaten.

It will be to your advantage to have experience and/or knowledge of Network Infrastructure, MSQL Server and Project Management and the role you play within the business will be crucial in ensuring that we seamlessly set up and receive data on an ongoing basis, through the execution and management of all project and ad hoc tasks for data source extraction and automation solutions.

You will work closely and take direction from the Data Extraction Manager and will interact with the Business Development, Client Success, Data Extraction, Projects, Operations and Data Visualisation teams.

Responsibilities include 

  • Manage and monitor the automated data feeds across the regions and troubleshoot and resolve issues ensuring the efficient and continuous feeds of data as required
  • Sets-up and execute on new data extraction and automation tasks, interacting with data sources via e-mail, telephone and face to face in order to secure data feeds, receive data in required formats and architect solutions
  • Owns the installation process for automated data sources and schedules installations, provides on-site and telephonic support and co-ordinates and manages 3rd party suppliers
  • Schedules, manages and drives the planning meetings with the Business Development, Client Success, Data Extraction, Projects and Operations teams.
  • Identifies and provides on-going feedback regarding additional functionality or improvements that can be made to the data automation and extraction process
  • Upon the accurate completion of automation of a data source, hands over to the Projects team for configuration of the data source for ongoing delivery.
Requirements

Your skills and experience include

A suitably IT Qualification being a Degree, a Diploma or Relevant Microsoft Certifications. Knowledge of or any experience with hardware, ETL and ERP/Accounting Systems configuration would be a distinct advantage but is not a necessary requirement.

  • High proficiency in Microsoft Office (Windows, Outlook, Excel, Word)
  • A conceptual understanding of Data Warehousing theory and best practices would be advantageous as would exposure to and understanding of SQL queries, ERP systems and accounting packages
  • Knowledge of Microsoft client operating systems and network infrastructure
  • Excellent time management skills with the ability to prioritise and execute tasks to meet deadlines
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to professionally collaborate and communicate and interact with both internal team members and clients and data sources
  • Troubleshooting skills with the ability to investigate and resolve data related issues on either an individual basis or in conjunction with the technical team
  • Flexible and agile with the ability to work on multiple concurrent projects
  • Pro-active and confident with the ability to communicate progress, developments and difficulties encountered on an ongoing basis
  • Sound problem-solving skills with the ability to develop logical solutions to a query or process and/or follow guidelines and specifications
  • A strong team player with excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Innovative and results driven
  • Passionate, self-motivated with a sound values and belief system and a sense of humor
    • 1 year of developmental experience in any of the languages/methodologies below would be advantageous:
    • C#, .Net, ASP, MVC, SQL Server, Python, R
    • WCF Experience in using XML, JSON Webservices and RESTful Services
    • Data Access through ADO.NET, Entity Framework
    • Intermediate knowledge in OOPO/OOD, Design Patterns and SOLID
  • Conceptual understanding of Agile methodologies and project management
  • Jira or similar project m
  • Conceptual understanding of Data warehousing and Kimball methodologies
  • Conceptual understanding of API’s

Key personal attributes include

  • Effective time management skills in order to meet deliverables and deadlines
  • A strong team player with excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Strong team player
  • Service and delivery orientated
  • Innovative and results driven
  • Passionate and self-motivated

How to apply

If you meet the above criteria and would like to join our dynamic team, “please click here

When applying, please ensure you have the minimum requirements. Applicants must have a valid South African or be a permanent resident.

Work Level
Skilled
Job Type
Permanent
Salary
Market Related
EE Position
No
Location
Remote