Job Title

BI Specialist

Gauteng
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Posted: 4 January 2024

Job Details

We are currently looking for a seasoned BI Specialist to be responsible for the Business Intelligence environment. The successful candidate will be responsible for designing and planning business intelligence solutions such as reports, dashboards, and MIS systems.

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the Business Intelligence environment 
  • Responsible for designing and planning business intelligence solutions such as reports, dashboards, and MIS systems
  • Responsible for debugging, monitoring, and troubleshooting BI solutions as well as creating and deploying reports for this
  • Responsible for developing, publishing and scheduling Qlikview/Qliksense & Power BI reports and dashboards as per business requirements
  • Engage various business stakeholders and convert their requirements into relevant Qlikview & PowerBi reports and dashboards
  • Securely facilitate Client data transfers/processing using the  data warehouse
  • Maintain SQL infrastructure to meet business BI requirements
  • Maintain, grow, and modernise the current  Data warehouse
  • Manage and hold vendors accountable for their service against SLA
  • Continuously improve by identifying innovation opportunities
  • Transform data into insights that drive business value
  • Through use of data analytics, data visualisation and data modelling techniques & technologies, BI specialist can identify trends that can help business make business decisions to modernise and improve processes in the organisation
  • Manage application and infrastructure changes via formalised change management processes.
  • Properly document and keep the BI Environment up to date
  • Build and maintain relationships with business and  Client key stakeholders
  • Manage and maintain relationships with vendors and 3rd
  • Supply monthly feedback to line manager on the Business Intelligence area
  • Report on a monthly basis on progress for BI projects and initiatives

 

Qualifications and Skills

  • 5+ Years’ SQL experience (SQL 2008 R2 – 2016).
  • 5+ Years’ Datawarehouse experience including building data warehouses.
  • 5+ Years’ experience in SSIS ETL.
  • Dimensional data modelling experience
  • Data visualization Tools (QlikView, Qliksense & Power Bi)
  • Microsoft Office 365 applications, which includes Power Bi, Power Automate, SharePoint Online and PowerApps.
  • Project exposure (waterfall and/or agile methodologies).
  • Business requirements documentation, Business requirements specification & Functional requirements specification.
  • Good understanding of Financial, procurement, payroll, and other systems related data sets.
  • Good Understanding of SOAP, WCF Web Services & API integrations.
  • Keeping up to date with current and emerging methodologies and technologies.
  • Great People Interactions Skills.
  • Team Player.
  • Experience with Unit Testing
  • Strong analytical, problem solving and communication skills.
  • Software development
  • Business Analyst
  • Strong Excel skills
  • Driven
  • Delivering results
  • Assertive
  • Client Orientation
  • Managing Work/Time management
  • Solution and Detailed orientated.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Ability to collaborate across multiple teams and build sound working relationships.
  • Excellent listening, communication, interpersonal and presentation skills
  • Understanding of current data protection and privacy laws
  • Relevant Bachelor’s degree (Computer Science BSc preferable)
  • Further studying and completion of short courses/micro credentials in the fields of: Data Analytics, Big Data, SQL, R, SAS, SIS, Python, Power BI, Data Science, Machine Learning, Azure Synapse Analytics, Apache Spark, Dedicated SQL pool, Apache Spark for Azure Synapse, Serverless SQL Pools, and a Spark database and Synapse Studio
  • Microsoft Data Engineering Certification on Azure preferable