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Junior SQL Writer

  • Applications are considered on a rolling basis
  • Pretoria
  • Applications are considered on a rolling basis
  • Pretoria

As a Digital Commerce Junior SQL Writer, you are a vital player in helping our clients succeed with digital commerce.

With your knowledge about data analysis best practices, you’re able to successfully create and manage data reports based on strategy and requirements provided by our clients and senior consultants. You are also responsible for developing SQL databases and writing applications to interface with SQL databases. Development often consists of designing tables, storing procedures, views and functions.

Your role will be adjusted to meet your specialisation as well as your competency areas.


  • Create technical documents to document database contents, concepts, and mapping between databases.

  • Participate in the design, development, and analysis of data architecture and warehousing approaches.

  • Build appropriate and useful reporting deliverables

  • Analyze existing SQL queries for performance improvements

  • Provide timely scheduled management reporting

  • Design, code, test, and aggregate results from SQL queries to provide information to users

  • To ​​develop and fine-tune IT reporting solutions based on internal and external requirements

  • Interpret data from created reports to provide insights into business growth patterns and operational opportunities.

Examples of what you will be doing:

  • Creation of BI dashboards and reports within our BI tool based on client requirements

  • Internal consulting to Senior Consultants, Project Managers and Developers

  • Analyzing data, building monthly reports, and providing insights

  • Keeping up to date on industry changes and best practices

Work with great people

Kristiina Lenman
Legal Manager
"Vaimo is an international, rapidly growing, high-tech and highly professional company to work at."
Juri Kostjunin
Frontend Developer
"Vaimo is a company where you can grow as a professional and have a lot of fun with your colleagues."
Wilko Nienhaus
"Working at Vaimo means being part of fast growing company and being able to influence that growth."
Elvin Risti
Technical Manager
"Challenging tasks keep me motivated and my own learning curve keeps on rising."
Anna Smykun
HR specialist
"Vaimo is not just a job for me-it is my second home and the place I want to get back to every day."
Nadiia Matiichenko
BUM of DenWay BU
"Working with many clients, supporting team members worldwide & having direct managers from different cultures gave me unique experience. Don't stay idle, challenge yourself beyond your comfort zone."
Pavlo Opriatov
Backend Developer in International
"I have experience from three Vaimo Business Units & in each one I've had a great team & interesting projects. if you're looking for new opportunities, I advise you to look around - there's plenty here"
Natalia Sheika
QA Engineer
"If you feel your personal growth has slowed down, step out of the comfort zone and make a smart decision by putting yourself in a new environment within Vaimo."

Skills & Requirements

Minimum Requirements:

  • Degree in computer science or programming

  • Minimum 0-2 years of experience in the field

  • Data analyst experience is beneficial

  • Experience working with SQL, an understanding of Power BI and Superset would be an advantage

  • Experience with testing web and client/server application

  • Good with defect/bug management

  • Experience using automation test tools is a plus

  • Excellent understanding of SQL programming

  • Basic knowledge of HTML and JavaScript

  • Strong documentation skills, especially creating test specifications and test scripts/cases.

  • Critical thinker and problem-solving skills

  • Fast-learning and being able to work under pressure.

  • Good time-management skills

  • Great interpersonal and communication skills

Based on experience and qualification we offer the following:

  • Opportunity to work on some of South Africa’s top retail brands

  • Huge exposure to international developers, UX experts, project managers and development processes

  • Opportunity to manage complex projects in a booming industry (e-commerce)

Vaimo offers you an exciting opportunity to be part of a success story and make a significant impact on our future journey together with great people. Our strong culture is characterized by openness, teamwork, excellence and having fun striving towards our goals.

We are continuously developing and growing, which creates great opportunities for our employees to grow with us. We also provide opportunities for an international career including travelling and competitive remuneration packages.

Does this sound interesting? Please send us your application and embark on this new exciting journey with us!

Don't forget to tell us why you are interested in the position and in joining us in driving success in digital commerce.

Great Place to Work

  • Superb training

  • Career development opportunities

  • Friendly and dynamic work environment

  • International career

  • Competitive remuneration packages

  • Modern and role based tech gear

About the company

Vaimo is one of the world’s most respected experts in digital commerce on the Magento and Adobe Commerce Cloud platform. As a full-service omnichannel agency, we deliver strategy, design, development and managed services to brands, retailers and manufacturers all over the world.

Our sharp focus, broad experience and deep expertise within B2B, B2C, PIM, Order Management and ERP integrations makes us a key partner for driving success in digital commerce. Our 10+ years track record of technical excellence coupled with our proven results in helping our clients succeed with business development, digital strategy and customer experience design is proudly manifested in our status as a Magento Global Elite Partner.

With local offices in 15+ markets across EMEA, APAC and North America and over 500 employees, we provide an international presence that allows us to cultivate close, long-term relationships with our clients.

August 2008VAIMO Sweden is established.

December 2010VAIMO enters Estonia.

March 2012VAIMO enters UK.

March 2012VAIMO enters South Africa.

February 2013VAIMO enters Norway.

May 2013VAIMO enters Finland.

January 2014VAIMO enters Ukraine.

August 2014VAIMO enters Denmark.

August 2015Vaimo signs a strategic partnership with one of the Asia's largest eCommerce companies Transcosmos.

November 2015VAIMO enters UAE.

January 2016VAIMO acquires Customerwise - the Danish Magento solution partner.

May 2016VAIMO enters Japan.

2018VAIMO enters BeNeLux.

January 2019VAIMO enters Poland.

March 2019VAIMO enters the USA.


TOMProfessional growth and new opportunities for self-development

TOMOpportunity to try yourself on a different role

TOMNew projects and challenges

TOMNew team and culture

Daniella Goncalves | Contact Person

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