Senior Business Intelligence Developer
Progressive Edge
Cape Town, Western Cape, ZA
4d ago
source : Careers24

Senior BI Developer* Cape Town Permanent *Purpose of the Job* A large enterprise, embarking on a Digital Transformation programme, with one of the areas of focus being to leverage Customer Insights information.

As the senior developer & modeller you will need to have a deep specialised knowledge beyond your peers in data warehousing and Modelling methodologies, methods, and processes.

As a senior developer / modeller you will need to design and develop data modelling solutions to process large volumes of data into a cloud-based Insights platform, for analytical purposes.

You will be working in an Agile environment, would need to work in a team with developers and be a mentor to others to allow us to create a high performing team.

As the senior developer / modeller you will be responsible for setting up the design patterns, data-models and maintain a complex data model and design.

You must be aware of how the organization and business partners work and be able to adapt, within the frameworks, to deliver.

  • Job Objectives* Analyse, design and implement complex insights data models, handling large volumes of data in support of key areas of Data Analytics : · Analyse and understand business requirements in the context of the current business environment in conjunction with Product Managers, Business Analysts, and Solution Architects.
  • Analyse and design data flows source to target. · Develop and document data models and designs for complex Analytical requirements · Create conceptual, logical, and physical solutions, using appropriate methodologies.
  • Identify suitable solution(s) and alternatives that address the business needs / requirements of key stakeholders from the business, solution delivery, and operations areas.
  • Develop solutions according to standards and best practices for Modelling purposes and consumption of large volumes of data.
  • Maintain modelling principles and quality compliance criteria to deliver according to commitments. · Integrate design for maintainability, scalability, and efficiency.
  • Coordinate with Architects and business stakeholders to determine functionalities. · Complete deliverables throughout the system development life cycle for compliance according to agreed plan.
  • Work within the frameworks of both waterfall SDLC and Agile (SCRUM) methodologies. · Work as part of a team without close supervision.
  • Attention to detail. Adhere to standard modelling and development / coding practices. · Experiencing in designing systems to take advantage of best practice in cloud technologies.
  • Successful delivery of development projects and changes as required : · Thoughtful and clear understanding of program and project goals and needs.

  • Engagement with different stakeholders. · Identification and prioritization of project risks. · Develop optimised code · Provide active technical advice to the team, IT, and internal stakeholders.
  • Detect critical deficiencies and recommend improvements. · Set up best practices and processes for new team. · Provide technical leadership to the team.
  • Provide technical input and guidance to establish and maintain an effective Insights data platform, by keeping up to date with relevant technologies and methods : · Play a leading role in maintaining best-of-breed development standards for technologies and solutions.

  • Research, understand, and stay up to date with current trends in Information Technology. · Actively share insights and information with relevant stakeholders and team.
  • Detect critical deficiencies and recommend improvements. · Adhere to best practices and processes for the team. · Technical competency within ETL and cloud technologies Team player and mentoring of the development team : · Develop staff skills in ETL solutions and processes · Assist in the setup of the development team.
  • Setup procedures and processes to facilitate best practices for development. · Help facilitate leadership and problem-solving skills.
  • Provide regular feedback both to team and to management. · Setting up and maintaining technical infrastructure. *Experience* · 5 -8 years Worked on Data Warehousing projects, with a specific reference to Data Modelling.
  • 5 -8 years Significant experience in business modelling using OLAP / ROLAP or any other BI tools. · 5 - 8 years Knowledge of data modelling techniques, including multi-dimensional modelling, and Relational Databases · 3+ years Understanding of quantitative and statistical techniques · 5 -8 years Experience in software development and testing.
  • 5 -8 years Experience of working on projects in both Agile and DevOps *Knowledge and Skills* · Experience in business modeling using OLAP / ROLAP or any other BI tools · Worked in product background and should be able to review and analyze designs · Strong design skill and SDLC understanding · Experience with handling large data sets, high-performance computing, building high-performance solutions, and data integration projects · Cloud technologies experience (preferred Azure)
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