Data Platform Analyst at Mastercard Foundation

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  • Company: Mastercard Foundation
  • Location: Nigeria
  • State: Nigeria
  • Job type: Full-Time
  • Job category: - Administrative/Secretarial Jobs in NigeriaMasterCard Jobs in Nigeria

Job Description

Mastercard Foundation is a global foundation based across four hubs in Kigali, Rwanda, Nairobi, Kenya, Accra, Ghana and Toronto, Canada. Our programs promote financial inclusion and advance education and learning in Africa, primarily for young people, and in Canada for Indigenous youth. The Foundation was established in 2006 through the generosity of Mastercard when it became a public company. From inception, the Foundation was designed to be a separate entity and independent from Mastercard. Our policies, operations, and funding decisions are made by our President and Board of Directors.

The Foundation believes that youth employment is key to unlocking prosperity, both for youth and their societies. Enabling young women and men from disadvantaged communities to secure dignified and fulfilling work will ensure inclusive development and economic growth in Africa.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Data Platform Analyst

Location:  Nigeria

The Opportunity

  • Reporting to the Head of Enterprise Applications, the role will be responsible for managing and administering the data on the Foundation’s enterprise data platform by ensuring that the data is ingested, stored and retrieved effectively.

Ways You Can Contribute

  • Responsible for designing, building, and/or supporting the components of a data platform or warehouse, such as ETL processes, databases, reports, and reporting environments.
  • Designs dimensional models with conformed dimensions, following the business’ processes.
  • Creates processes for maintaining or/and capturing metadata.
  • Identifies and documents all requirements for both hot and cold data.
  • Establishes system documentation and ensures it is continually sustained.
  • Source to target mapping.
  • Monitor and maintain data for quality, completeness, and structure for optimal utilization.
  • Maintain knowledge of what data the Foundation has and where / how it is stored.
  • Maintain knowledge of relevant external data sources that are most heavily utilized by the Foundation.
  • Ensure adherence to data dictionary, definitions, and governance protocols.
  • Determine protocols and infrastructure necessary for data collection, validation, storage, structure, retrieval and utilization to help build out the function.

Who You Are

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology or Computer Science or another relevant field is required.
  • Strong comfort with, and experience in, retrieving, structuring, analyzing, and visualizing data across most well-establish data analytics platforms (e.g., PowerBI, Excel).
  • Familiarity with complex data structures and tasks, procedures, processes to maintain the structured and unstructured data environments.
  • Experience monitoring and maintaining data quality utilizing best practices.
  • Experience with tools to manage and store unstructured, semi- and structured data.
  • Experience with cloud-based data platform technologies.
  • Proven ability to synthesize complex information and communicate key issues using presentation software (e.g., PowerPoint) and visual techniques into highly enjoyable and easy to consume formats.
  • Understanding of the different application architectures.
  • In-depth understanding of cloud-based technologies and applications.
  • Detail-oriented with excellent analytical and creative problem-solving skills, including the ability to deal with situations where information is difficult to obtain, complex or ambiguous.
  • Are results-driven and motivated by a sense of performance excellence and a sense of urgency; possess a proactive and ‘self-starter’ mentality.
  • Flexible, adaptable, and able to execute a range of job duties and changing priorities.
  • Excellent verbal, written, and presentation skills with the ability to articulate information to a variety of constituents across cultures.
  • Professional maturity, sensitivity to different cultures, and impeccable integrity that exemplifies the Foundation’s values.
  • Ability to operate autonomously and with limited supervision.
  • Flexible, adaptable, and able to execute a range of job duties and changing priorities.
  • Possess excellent verbal, written, and presentation skills with the ability to articulate information to a variety of constituents across cultures.
  • Possess professional maturity, sensitivity with different cultures, and impeccable integrity that exemplify the Foundation’s values.
  • Demonstrate a commitment to Mastercard Foundation’s values and vision.

Application Closing Date
5th July, 2022.

Method of Application

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