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Report Writer

  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Southend-On-Sea, Essex
  • Sector: IT
  • Date posted: 09/10/2018
  • Job reference: BBBH89560

Report Writer [SAS Environment in Cloud]

Duration - 3-6 Months

Location - Southend

Project Description

The Report Writer role exists to implement solutions specified in requirements received via DEG Front Door. The Report Writer will develop, configure, customise, integrate and unit test solutions to specifications to meet Business requirements. The Report Writer will normally work on developments or enhancements to systems.

Role Description

They will write documentation to enable effective support of systems in the live environment. They will also provide support for live systems as required, to enable the resolution of incidents and problems. They will provide technical expertise and system knowledge to other areas of the Business as required.

Task Description

The Report Writer is accountable for their own compliance with ITSD & Ops policies, processes and procedures.


  • Build reports, or design Business Objects Universe, from detailed requirements
  • Investigate and resolve incidents for live systems and services to required timescales
  • Self - manage own workload to deliver solutions on time and to quality expectations
  • Provide support handover for implemented solutions for the agreed timeframe
  • Perform unit test of solutions, with Testing Delivery Teams, if required, to ensure they meet quality standards


Business Objects Universe Design Business Objects Data Integration using Business Objects Data Services Crystal reports

Mandatory Technical Skill

Report writers are required to have experience of Business Objects

Universe Design and creating Crystal Reports. Experience of Data Integration using Business Objects Data Services would be an advantage.

Mandatory Business Skill

Good written and verbal communication skills, Problem solving and creativity skills, Honesty and Integrity, Eagerness to learn, Drive and energy, Professional appearance

Develop, share and maintain technical knowledge Escalate risks and issues as required

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