Business Intelligence Data & Analytics Engineer

Job Title: Business Intelligence Data & Analytics Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: City of London, London
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH7692_1522843208
Contact Name: Tom Vincent
Contact Email: tvincent@venquis.com
Job Published: April 04, 2018 13:00

Job Description

A leading global advisory, broking and solutions company are seeking a BI Engineer to play an active role providing BI & Analytics adivsory and support. Working alongside GIS analysts, developers and Data Science specialists, this role will support sales teams and analysts to maintain and improve existing analytics solutions for their respective business units.

The Role

  • Provide technical analysis support for existing reports, dashboards, or other tools.
  • Work closely with the customer community (internal and external customers) and the technical development teams to deliver Business Intelligence.
  • Document specifications for business intelligence or information technology (IT) reports, dashboards, or other outputs.
  • Contribute towards the design of business intelligence solutions, including high level modelling of databases, complex spreadsheets or outputs.
  • Work with Service Management and application support functions to maintain or update shared business intelligence tools, databases, dashboards, systems, or methods.
  • Disseminate information regarding tools, reports, or metadata enhancements via community forums, training and stakeholder groups.
  • Understand the internal and external data landscape and work with the Information Management team to make data more discoverable and available for analytics purposes.
  • Conduct or coordinate tests and quality assurance to ensure that analytics and intelligence are consistent with defined needs.
  • Synthesize current business intelligence or trend data to identify insights that are actionable by line-of-business teams.
  • Identify and analyse industry or geographic trends with business strategy implications.
  • Maintain library of model documents, templates, or other reusable knowledge assets.
  • Communicate with customers, competitors, suppliers, professional organizations, or others to stay abreast of industry and business trends.
  • Collect business intelligence data from available industry reports, public information, field reports, or purchased sources.
  • Analyse technology trends to identify markets for future product development
  • Generate standard or custom reports summarizing business, financial, or economic data for review by executives, managers, clients, and other stakeholders.

The Requirements

  • Experience implementing enterprise software solutions
  • Demonstrated data analytics proficiency
  • Creativity and curiosity regarding data, ability to identify patterns in disparate data source
  • Experience in both agile and classic "waterfall" implementations
  • Strong communication and customer management skills
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment
  • Drives discovery sessions with senior business leaders and IT
  • Leads Pilot engagements and supports customers through value derived from the engagement
  • Communicates with product management to help shape the product roadmap
  • Prioritizes and manages several projects simultaneously, driving projects through to completion
  • Experience developing and supporting Microsoft BI and reporting capabilities (PowerPivot, PowerView, SQL Server Reporting Services)
  • Proven experience developing and supporting one or more major Analytics tools e.g. Spotfire, Tableau etc
  • Strong competence working with SQL Server databases as a data source. Other databases advantageous

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