Specialist: Business Intelligence

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Location Centurion, South Africa
Date Posted Feb 12, 2021
Category IT Jobs
Job Type Full-time

Description

A.Delivery of information architecture and solutions
1.Assist in defining the overall Business Intelligence initiatives and architectures
2.Assist in defining standards in technical requirements, data and architectures for the Business Intelligence environment
3.Assist in designing the ETL process, including data quality and testing
4.Assist in defining the analytical requirements
5.Assist in the development of paginated, dashboards and self-help Business Intelligence solutions
6.Assist in defining the data ingress process standards, including quality and testing

B.Solution delivery (Design, build, implement, stabilise)
1.Translate client user requirements into technical architecture and implementation plans
2.Exploit the data warehouses of the organisation to obtain important statistics and facts that may help in decision making solutions
3.Collect past, current and external data in order to present information solutions
4.Collect data that can then be analysed and put into use with statistical tools for the development of projections on the outcome of engaging certain business strategies

C.Conducting Feasibility Studies
1.Conduct research on emerging information intelligence software products, languages, and standards in support of the organisation.
2.Identify and justify new information application solutions and/or changes to existing information application solutions.

D.Reporting
1.Design reports in response to business needs and queries.
Requirements
•Degree in Computer Science or Information Systems
•Post graduate degree
Advantageous:
•Certificate / Diploma in Business Intelligence
•5 – 7 years’ experience implementing Business Intelligence solutions
•Proven experience in Microsoft BI tools and technologies
•Proven track record of architecting and designing Business Intelligence solutions
•Experience in technologies such as SQL Server, SSIS, SSAS and SSRS
•Exposure to Azure cloud-based services such as Datawarehouse, Data Lake, Data factory, Data bricks and PowerBI
Advantageous:
•Experience in DevSecOps practices
•Project Management experience
•Thorough understanding of the definitions, analysis and reporting outputs from the data warehouse
•Strong data modelling skills (normalised and multidimensional) with a thorough knowledge of Kimball’s confirmed dimensional data warehouse methodology
•Strong technical skills with data warehousing technologies
•Experience in Agile delivery methodologies such as SCRUM and User Stories.
•Python development knowledge required for data ingress processes.
•Highly developed and advanced communication skills to facilitate workshops, solicit information (i.e. client needs), do presentations and influence clients and managers at all levels
•Well-developed Interpersonal skills to build relationships, influence a variety of stakeholders
•Advanced critical, conceptual, and creative thinking and problem-solving skills to perform in-depth analysis of business process and systems and design new solutions
•Excellent mathematical reasoning, analytical, solutioning and problem-solving skills
•Professional level statistical and research methodology
•Strong computer, technology, and systems skills
•Ability to work cooperatively with other groups making in the Business Intelligence community
•Ability to create standards documents, data design documents and system diagrams
•Passion for success, inspired behaviour and self-motivated
•Friendly and persuasive communicator, overcoming objections or hostility diplomatically
•Assertive and results driven
•Ability to work under pressure
•Attention to detail
•Focus on innovating and continuous improvement
•Focus on analysing and solving problems
•Appreciation for challenging others with respect
•Remain resilient under stress and pressure
•Strong inclination for change agility
•Customer centricity and focus
•Orientation towards growing and nurturing relationships
•Readiness to make and own decisions
•Enthusiasm for learning, growing, and sharing
•Preference for thinking practically
•Preference for planning and organising
•Perseverance
•Concern for communicating clearly
•Commitment to maintaining business awareness

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