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Data Architect

Date: 20-Jun-2022

Location: Stellenbosch, Western Cape, ZA

Company: Capitec Bank Ltd

Purpose Statement

  • To define the technology solution for the Data and Analytics (D&A) environment and ensure that it is designed to meet current and anticipated future technological requirements.
  • To assist with and oversee the creation of comprehensive technical specifications from business requirements by maintaining a high level of in-depth knowledge with regards to D&A and other relevant Back-End Systems and data sources.



  • The systems components making up the entire Business Intelligence system architecture
  • System design and architecture
  • Strong analysis, design and implementation
  • Data warehouse / BI solution performance analysis, tuning and administration
  • One or more areas of technology

Qualifications (Minimum)

  • Diploma in Information Technology - Systems Engineering

Qualifications (Ideal or Preferred)

  • Bachelor's Degree in Management Information Systems


Must have detailed knowledge of:

  • Data Warehouse Development Life Cycle
  • Dimensional modelling
  • Financial systems and procedures
  • UML or equivalent modelling language
  • Technical Test Plan Design
  • IT systems development processes
  • Application development
  • Standards and governance

Detailed knowledge of:

  • Banking systems environment
  • Banking business model
  • Agile development life cycle
  • Best practices for Quality Assurance (QA)


  • Analytical Skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Attention to Detail
  • Planning, organising and coordination skills
  • Communications Skills


  • Achieving Personal Work Goals and Objectives
  • Delivering Results and Meeting Customer Expectations
  • Working with People

Conditions of Employment

  • Clear criminal and credit record