Mar 05, 2021

Software Developer (PowerBI Reporting)

  • Anglo American Platinum
  • Musina, South Africa
Full time Information Technology

Job Description

Reference Id: REF6985Z

Company Description:
People. Process. Performance. You’ll keep sight of it all.

Bold and optimistic. You communicate openly and enjoy being part of a fantastic team with an unwavering commitment to safety.

Come and join us working at Venetia, South Africa’s most valuable diamond mine. As we develop the mine underground, it is also one of the largest infrastructure projects in the country.

To push our company forwards, we always need to think differently. We welcome diverse perspectives, people who spark fresh thinking and aren't afraid to challenge assumptions.

In return, we provide you with the space and support to grow and achieve your ambitions.

Job Description:
You will be responsible for the implementation, supporting and enhancing of mine technical systems. This includes systems integration, report writing, system development and database development & maintenance. Along with this, you will be responsible for Data Management and System Integration Management of various technical systems.

Your role will:

Promote safety through participating in Safety, Health & Environmental reviews, recommend appropriate actions where necessary, keep abreast of Safety, Health & Environment industry best practices and ensuring communication to stakeholders, peer groups and reporting staff.
Continuously monitor, archive and clean-up of databases for the various Mine Technical Systems.
Develop and maintain reports for the various systems for analysis and decision making by the different sections in the mine and for the different projects when required.
Supporting Control Room team with regards to systems functioning optimally 24 hours per day, 365 days a year.
Ensure data integrity.
Formal education:

Grade 12 certificate or relevant NQF level 4 qualifications.
Relevant National Diploma in Information Technology (System Development) and/or Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (Or Equivalent) qualifications with PowerBI modules.
Additional requirements:

Valid EB/Code 8 Drivers License.
Successfully obtain a Red Ticket (Medical Fitness certificate) on mine.
Your consideration for employment is subject to your SAPS Criminal Record verification and qualifications verification.
Role-specific knowledge:

Minimum of 5 years’ experience in systems development, of which 3 years must be solid work experience in:
PowerBI and / or
Mining automation system experience (advantageous).
Azure tool set experience (advantageous).
General knowledge of Information Management and Information Security processes and procedures and how it is applied to current and future technologies.
Advanced knowledge of System integration.
Advanced knowledge of System development:
Web Development
WebMethods 9.1 or higher
WebMethods MQ adaper experience
WebMethods DB2 adapter experience
Additional information:
Who we are

De Beers Group is a company with a rich history and a sparkling future.

Since 1888 our experts have searched the world for nature’s most precious gem. Our diamonds bring beauty to the world. But we think they can do so much more. We want our diamonds, and our business, to make life brilliant – for our people, our customers and the world around us.

Venetia Mine is part of De Beers Group Managed Operations Business which integrates mines, operations and support functions in the De Beers Group producer countries of Canada and South Africa to shape a safe, sustainable future for De Beers Group’s people, shareholders, communities and partners.


Safety first is a way of life for us. We are unconditional about the safety, health and well-being of our colleagues, at work and at home, and about that of the communities where we work. We aim to lead the industry by investing in innovation to protect people, who are at the heart of our business. Our high performing teams take accountability for their own and others' actions, work collaboratively, and always show care and respect.

Inclusion & Diversity

We are committed to promoting an inclusive and diverse workplace where we value and respect every colleague for who they are. We provide equality of opportunity to enable everyone to fulfil their potential.

How to apply

For all internal applicants, you are required to complete an internal application form and attach detailed CV. This form must be accompanied with a signature from your immediate line manager and Head of Department
Preference will be given to Venetia employees who meet the criteria

Submit applications on or before the CLOSING DATE

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