Senior BI Developer

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    Wolverhampton, West Midlands

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    £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + 20% Bonus

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    Luke Byrne

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    10 months ago

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Senior BI Developer

£55,000 + 20% Bonus


Business intelligence / BI / SQL / SQL Server / Data warehouse / ETL / Reporting / SSAS / SSRS / SSIS

Experis IT are currently recruiting for a Senior Business Intelligence Developer who will be responsible for leading the provision of reporting solutions across a significant area of the business.

Working in a team whose skills span the BI spectrum: ranging from complex database and SQL administration/development using Microsoft SQL Server, to inspiring visualisations currently delivered using TIBCO Spotfire. The role will be required to be hands-on in the architecture, design and delivery of data transformation and visualisations, working flexibly with a varied workload in an environment which is vibrant and agile.

The role reports into the BI Delivery Manager, and also liaises with the Head of Data Architecture.

Job Purpose and Key Accountabilities

  • To have responsibility for the delivery of BI into a significant business stream, working with available tools to design, develop, unit test, implement, and maintain BI solutions.
  • To provide technical leadership in development and operation across the Microsoft SQL stack and contemporary visualisation tools.
  • To provide design mentoring and guidance to BI developers in the team.
  • To work with senior business managers to identify appropriate solutions to strategic and operational requirements.
  • To work proactively with Change Management Project Managers and Business Analysts in the delivery of agreed solutions.
  • To maintain the integrity of both the design and the data that is held within the architecture
  • To support Business As Usual (BAU) activities, liaising closely with Change Management analysts.
  • Provide Second Line Support to overnight ETL processes.
  • To collaborate and feedback with/to necessary stakeholders regarding requirements, solutions, issues, and progress.
  • To challenge working practices, processes, tools, technologies etc in order to improve the quality and volume of output.
  • To maintain documentation (user manuals, processes, data dictionaries etc) with regards to BI solutions.
  • To lead by example.

Skills and Experience Required

  • In-depth knowledge of SQL (preferably T-SQL in SQL Server 2012 onwards).
  • Good knowledge of database design, theory, and best practices.
  • Good knowledge of ETL processes both SQL and SSIS.
  • Strong experience in leading the design and development of BI solutions within data presentation tools (SSRS, essential; TIBCO Spotfire, desirable), and good knowledge of design best practices.
  • Good working knowledge of MS Office (Excel, essential).
  • Strong experience in the design, development and maintenance of ETL processes.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Experience of working in a formal change management process.
  • Experience of working in a formal release process.
  • Strong experience of work estimation.
  • Strong experience of stakeholder management to Project Managers, Business Analysts, and Business Users and Senior IT Management.
  • High level of attention to detail.
  • Good time/project management skills.
  • Flexibility of approach to meet solution and delivery needs.
  • Financial Services experience desirable.
  • Ideally, educated to degree level, or hold an appropriate professional qualification in a related discipline.