Permanent Data Analyst (Technical)

  • Full Time
  • Stellenbosch, South Africa

My client supplies various services to large solar powers plants and solar developers. Part of this service is the installation and monitoring of solar measurement stations, with the data being streamed live to their offices, based in Technopark Stellenbosch. They have a vacancy for a Data Analyst to join their successful team.
The duties of the position will include but not be limited to

• Report to the Engineering Manager and work closely with a technical team

• Check and/or compile technical reports

• Daily quality-checks on data being collected from various remote weather stations

• Post-processing or clean-up of data if required

• Generate and check quality of monthly data sets

• Gap-filling of data and adding comments to incorrect data

• Generate monthly data summary reports for clients

• The position does not entail any manual data capturing

Skills and requirements:

BSC, BTech or other suitable tertiary qualification

Proficient in Excel and Word

Experience in MS SQL a definite advantage but not essential

Proficient in Inventor similar software a definite advantage but not essential

Experience in a technical environment preferred but not essential

The ideal candidate should have the following qualities

• Enjoy working with and organising data sets

• Be detail oriented and methodical

• Be well organised, persistent and dependable in performing tasks

• Be deadline conscious and able to deliver in time

Advantageous but not required

• Minimum 2 years-experience in a similar field

• Basic knowledge and experience in MS SQL (or other SQL).

• Exposure to a technical work environment

• Proficiency in Inventor or similar software

• Advanced excel proficiency

*training will be provided to the candidate.