SNR PROGRAMMER / SAS Dveloper in Gauteng - e-Merge IT Recruitment

e-Merge IT Recruitment

We live by our slogan: “For the approach with a difference” e-Merge is a dynamic, niche recruitment company, specializing in sector specific recruitment within the IT industry with both a national and international presence. We only recruit within our specialised fields in order to remain focused and knowledgeable of our industries. We believe in quality over quantity – we target each candidate sent to our clients ensuring a match both for skills and company fit. This means that YOU don’t have to sift through dozens of C.V.s – we select the very best candidates available and present them to you, simplifying your process and saving you time. We specialise in: eCommerce - Java, J2EE, J2ME, C#, .NET, integration, including web development, front-end and back-end architecture. Software development in C, C++, Windows, including OO methodologies and embedded applications. Mobile and Telecommunications “e-Merge provides a seamless transition with top professionals ensuring our client’s productivity is maintained at an optimum level throughout the recruiting process”Recruiter from sector Advertising / PR, located in Gauteng, From 1 to 10 workers

    About this job ad 17 January


  • Johannesburg, City of Johannesburg, Gauteng
  • Description

  • Description
    Leading FSP (Big 4 Banks) based in Sandton seeking Senior Programmer (SAS Developer). Candidates should be well versed in SAS, SQL and Netezza with a relevant tertiary qualification in IT and 4 years' relevant working experience.
    Key Duties and Responsibilities:
    Registration of files in the Warehouse Dev, QA and production environments
    Develop, test and document scripts from supplied specifications to extract, transform and load data into various data warehouse marts using predominantly SAS, SQL and Netezza tools.
    Perform risk analysis and impact assessments and propose solutions
    Supervise and Quality assure the output of programmers
    Mentoring of programmers
    Debugging of applications
    Optimisation of scripts and applications
    Perform a technical lead role and mentor and coach junior staff
    Support all production-related incidents to ensure that tight daily SLAs are met
    Professional application and demonstration of acquired knowledge across technologies, and/or in-depth speciality in a specific technology – e.g. SAS, SQL
    Actively participate in project teams as a core project member (incl cross functional forums and external parties)
    Take responsibility for incident fixes and manage to closure (focus on live environment) investigate and determine root cause and propose solutions
    Experience & Qualifications
    4+ years' development / programming experience using SAS, SQL, Netezza
    Relevant tertiary qualification in IT / Informatics / or similar
    Advise management on the technical readiness, risk and impact of the proposed implementation to production (incl effective change management)
    Interpret the business requirements in order to create technical specifications across projects
    Deliver and coordinate coding work tasks according to technical specifications
    Accountability to ensure E2E testing through to sign off to ensure fault free production implementation
    1st & 2nd level problem solving into production support ( incident management)
    Knowledge of SAS
    Control-M – script scheduling tool
    Advanced debugging ability
    Advanced ability in performance monitoring and tuning
    Advance understanding of testing practices
    Good understanding of data warehouse concepts
    Knowledge of Appliance technology such as Netezza will be a big plus
    Expert in the application of knowledge in programming
    Medical Aid
    Pension / Provident
    Group Life
    Banking Benefits - ie, staff interest rates etc...
    Reference Number for this position is CN37684 which is a permanent position based in JHB North offering a salary of R550k – R650k per annum cost to company negotiable on experience.
    The time for change is NOW! e-Merge IT recruitment are specialist niche recruiters with a wide range of positions available. We offer researched positions with top companies to strong technical candidates. For more info on this and other opportunities contact Craig ******************** on ************

  • Requirements

  • Language(s): English
  • Availability for travel: No
  • Availability for change of residence: No


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