Senior BI Developer

Senior BI Developer

Job Title: Senior BI Developer
Location: Western Cape
Salary: 480000.00
Reference: JN -032017-8020
Job Published: September 20, 2017 09:28

Job Description

Senior BI Developer
The Data Warehouse Developer is a member of the IT Business Intelligence and Data Warehouse team and is responsible for directly setting up and configuration of a brand new BI/DWH environment. Designing and supporting the administration of the Business Intelligence solutions, developing advanced administration and reporting management tools, and guiding the initial setup and configuration of the environment. This position provides technical leadership both within the Business Intelligence/Data Warehouse team and in front of our business leaders.
 Develop, maintain, and administer ETL processes using MS SQL Server 2008/2012 (SSIS)
 Develop, maintain and administer Analysis Services (SSAS) and Reporting Services (SSRS)
 Provide leadership on data and system architecture, system administration, schedule management, performance tuning, and expansion
 Participate in DW/BI performance tuning activities
 Provide maintenance and production support for a business intelligence environment
 Develop, troubleshoot and fine tune SSRS reports
 Evaluate and implement products and implement best-practices to enhance our BI/DW solution
 Provide expertise on decisions and priorities regarding the enterprise’s overall data warehouse architecture
 Facilitate the development of data integration efforts with the development team
 Develop, manage and maintain data models, including physical and logical models of the data warehouse, data marts, development and staging areas and source systems as necessary to meet new and changing business requirements
 Expand the company’s use of data as a strategic enabler of corporate goals and objectives
 Establish methods and procedures for tracking data quality, completeness, redundancy and improvement; and processes for governing the identification, collection and use of corporate metadata to assure metadata is accurate and valid in the business intelligence environments
 Be able to define requirements, analyse data, design solutions, program, test, implement, and train end-users and fellow IT team members.
 Other duties as directed by management

Minimum Qualifications:
 Degree in Computer Science or similar field
 Solid understanding of Third Normal Form (3NF) - Database Normalization
 Solid understanding of Data Dimensionality
 4+ years of experience developing, maintaining and administering MS SQL Server 2008/2012 databases.
 3+ years of experience with SSAS building cubes and making use of Data Mining functionality
 4+ years of hands on ETL experience with complicated SSIS Package coding and maintenance.
 Experience with installation, configuration and stabilization of medium- to large-scale Business Intelligence implementations
 Knowledge of LDAP and Active Directory preferred

Additional Qualifications:
 Goal driven, highly motivated, with a desire to take the lead
 Proven analytical and problem solving skills
 Strong customer service skills and passion to work through obstacles to produce results
 Demonstrable technical leadership and influencing skills
 Strong oral and written communication skills
 Able to work in a projects-based, team environment
 Proficient in multi-tasking and managing multiple projects, able to meet target completion dates