A solutions-driven BI Architect & Technical Lead who thrives on the challenge of resolving complex data and performance issues, is sought by a leading fast-paced Financial Services group. Your core role will entail taking accountability for the oversight of the Development lifecycle, maintaining and supporting all BI solutions, including the architecture of the Data Platform. You will also take charge of Data Modelling, ETL Development, testing, implementation and deployment. You will require a relevant IT tertiary qualification preferably also being Microsoft Certified, 8 years' BI experience with SSIS, SSRS, SSAS, Power BI, Cognos, Tableau, Star Schema development, Agile, Waterfall & Ralph Kimball design principals.
* Relevant IT tertiary qualification. * Microsoft Certified Professional / Specialist - Preferable.
* Minimum of 8 years BI Development experience, full Microsoft BI Stack (SSIS, SSRS, SSAS, Power BI). * Designing, building and maintaining a modern data platform, including data lakes, data warehouses, business friendly semantic layers, etc. * Extensive experience with Dimensional Modelling/Data Modelling * Developing Star Schemas and Multidimensional models according to the Ralph Kimball design principals. * Exposure to modern data platform technologies that support cloud, big data, real-time data provisioning and advanced analytics/AI implementations. * Data visualisation tools (Cognos, Tableau, Power BI etc.). * People & Project management experience. * Experience working within a Waterfall and Agile environment. * Financial Services, Retail or Consulting experience - Desirable.
* Business acumen. * Expert attention to detail and accuracy. * Numerical and advanced analytical skills. * Learning agility and curiosity. * Rational, coherent and persuasive. * Effective relationship management and collaborations skills. * Customer-oriented with a passion for high quality service delivery. * Strong communication skills with the ability to interact at all levels. * Ability to explain technical matters to non-technical users. * Solid planning and organisational skills. * Able to prioritise and manage multiple deliverables.
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