SA
Flight Centre Travel Group
Johannesburg North
12d ago

Job Description : MIS Developer

1. Description

The MIS Developer is to assist the Development Team Lead in software development in the area of Business Intelligence software and systems.

This includes gathering requirements as well as designing and deploying Business Intelligence solutions to end users. The MIS Developer will also be responsible for ensuring high levels of Business Intelligence awareness through support functions such as training and documentation and assistance in testing of Business Intelligence solutions when appropriate.

The MIS Developer will assume responsibility for the design, coding and development aspects of agreed small-to-medium sized pieces of MIS related development work.

They will be involved as the Technical Lead from design through to completion of coding and will be solely responsible for all technical aspects of selected development work flowing through the DRS only’ managed workstack.

2. Responsibilities

  • Responsibility for creating the development approach document for review by Development Team Lead related to proposed architecture, design and coding for pieces of MIS related development work
  • Ownership of all technical coding aspects of agreed development work as well as responsibility for ensuring that all related ManageEngine administrative tasks for the development activity are logged and completed by the team
  • Review of deployment Code and ensuring continuing adherence to all aspects of the existing SDLC document by the team for the development activity
  • Engagement with Project Managers, Business Analysts, end users, stakeholders and on-site and off-shore Developing resource is required
  • Assist in the design, coding, testing and deployment of new or modified BI systems, applications and programs including the design of new fact and dimension tables.
  • Analyze user requirements and, based on findings, design functional specifications for BI development.
  • Troubleshoot BI tools, systems, and software and performance-tune these systems as necessary.
  • Conduct job duties and responsibilities accordingly as directed by the Development Team Lead.
  • Assist, assess and cultivate long-term strategic goals for BI development in conjunction with end users, managers, clients, and other stakeholders.
  • Act as evangelist for BI benefits across the organization; promote BI usage to relevant departments.
  • Design and deliver end-user training and training materials and provide technical support as necessary.
  • Mentor and / or provide leadership to junior members of the team as directed by the Development Team Lead.
  • 3. Position Requirements

  • Ideally a College diploma or university degree in the field of computer science, information systems or computer engineering.
  • Minimum of 3 years proven development experience using SSIS in a Data warehouse environment with full exposure to all aspects of complete SDLC.
  • Intermediate / Advance knowledge of SSRS.
  • Any knowledge of SSAS would be beneficial.
  • Solid and proven understanding of Data warehouse database structures, theories, principles, and practices.
  • Experience of working within Agile environment with daily stand-ups, workstack review and sprint planning.
  • Strong ability to analyze user requirements and develop according to specifications.
  • Experience with data processing flowcharting techniques.
  • Analytical, conceptual, and problem-solving abilities.
  • Strong understanding of the organization’s goals and objectives.
  • Good knowledge of applicable data privacy practices and laws.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Strong presentation and interpersonal skills.
  • Able to prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.
  • Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.
  • 4. Work Conditions

  • Overtime hours may be required to meet project deadlines.
  • Sitting for extended periods of time.
  • Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard, mouse, and to handle other computer components.
  • Some travel may be required for off-site software installation and training.
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