Senior BI Developer

Remuneration:Market related 
Location:Cape Town, Plumstead
Type:Permanent
Reference:#683
Company:Recruit Digital


Core purpose
  • Establish relationships with business users
  • Understand business systems and their data flows and structures
  • Work with business users to gather and advise on appropriate reporting solutions
  • Build the solutions through the appropriate Microsoft BI technology
  • Assist users in understanding the outputs of the reporting and advise on business decisions using these insights
Responsibilities

Are you an experienced business intelligence (BI) developer who is looking for a new challenge in a fast moving financial services environment?

Do you want to join a company that has an established BI team that is looking to drive new and exciting developments that generate real business value? Or do you just want to build great SSIS packages that astound and amaze those around you? If this sounds like you then carry on reading...

ETL development requirements
  • SQL programming familiarity in large RDBMS (T-SQL preferred), SSIS /Visual C#, Biml
  • Exposure to ETL and data integration processes
  • Strong understanding of data warehouse design and implementation best practices
  • Must have min five years' ETL experience in data warehousing
  • Skills must include performance tuning i.e. designing ETL for optimal performance
  • Exposure to data integration processes
  • Must have at least moderate ability to implement physical data model
  • Must have very strong knowledge of dimensional models
  • Participates in the full product lifecycle from envisioning to the successful release of a product
  • Works with the Product Development team to conduct effort estimation against all roadmap items
  • Assist in troubleshooting, debugging and implementing solutions for new and existing products
  • Actively participates in peer code reviews and discussions
  • Communicate technical aspects of the job to both technical and non-technical audiences
  • Ensures that all products and deliverables are fully documented for internal and external usage, and assists with developing and administering training sessions for stakeholders
Front-end development requirements
  • Solid working experience in SSRS, SSAS (Multidimensional and/or Tabular) and SharePoint
  • Experience working with and implementing semantic models
  • Development of a variety of BI applications for web and desktop.
  • Participates in the full product lifecycle from envisioning to the successful release of a product
  • Works with the Product Development team to conduct effort estimation against all roadmap items
  • Assist in troubleshooting, debugging and implementing solutions for new and existing products
  • Actively participates in peer code reviews and discussions
  • Communicate technical aspects of the job to both technical and non-technical audiences
Special requirements
  • Ensures that all products and deliverables are fully documented for internal and external usage, and assists with developing and administering training sessions for stakeholders
  • Strong communication & attention to detail
  • Substantial practical experience in a structured BI environment
  • Good understanding of business processes
  • Ability to assimilate and apply relevant business principles
  • Ability to work independently and in a team
  • Experience in mentoring junior staff
  • Ability to work on multiple projects
  • Be able to work within the framework of project methodologies and work independently on support and maintenance tasks
Experience required
  • Data design, systems design experience in a BI environment
  • Previous experience in financial services and/or loans business would be an advantage


Posted on 11 Aug 09:09

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