Senior Data Administrator

Reference Number: SHO210513-1
Job Title: Senior Data Administrator
Job Type: Permanent
Location – Country: South Africa
Location – Province: Western Cape
Location – Town or City: Cape Town

Purpose of the Job

The purpose of the Senior Data Administrator role is to deliver a centralised data administration function to key Shoprite Group systems and business units for advanced and complex business processes. The role adheres to a clearly defined set of standards and procedures in order to assure that a uniform and consistent data approach is established and maintained across the organisation. The role interacts with other stakeholders to illicit input and specifications in terms of ensuring a customer centric approach and aligned service level standards.

Job Advert Details

  • Job Category
  • Engineering

Job Objectives

  • Information seeking & analysis
  • Facilitation of work
  • Building & maintaining relationships
  • Organising, multitasking & time Management
  • Knowledge and Application
  • Company and Team Values


  • Relevant Degree in Information Systems, B.SC Computer Science or equivalent


  • +3 years experience in a Senior Data Administrator or equivalent role, complying with or providing guidance to data administrative frameworks, policies, procedures and guidelines – (essential).

Experience specific requirements:

  • Business Intelligence (BI Developer with knowledge of traditional Data Warehouse concepts).
  • Data Engineering skills (big data, Hadoop, Spark).
  • AWS (EMR, S3, Athena, RDS, Lambda, API Gateway).
  • Solid understanding of the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC).
  • User requirements analysis.
  • Solution architecture design.
  • Strong SQL skills, particularly on big data.

Knowledge and Skills

  • Demonstrable knowledge of data administrative practices within the FMCG, retail sector, understanding of data administration execution
  • Exposure to statutory requirements, applying and monitoring relevant laws, regulations and best practices as they relate to data administration


  • Experience within the FMCG, retail sector or similar

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Closing Date: 2021/06/01

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