Business Intelligence Developer

Location: Solihull
Job Type: Permanent
Discipline: Software Development
Reference: IAT30418
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits: Amazing
Business Intelligence Developer

One on the UK's market leading manufacturing companies is looking to grow their team. They are currently facing unprecedented demand for their products. As a result they are looking for BI Developer / Data Services Analyst to be responsible for reporting across this international business.

The role
* Ensure high class end to end Data Services design, enhancement and deployment to the business and provide subject matter expertise across all areas of Data Services
* Provide a level of expertise in finance to the IT function (in conjunction with Business Systems colleagues), allowing the IT function to understand the context around requests for data
* Ensure that the level of service availability for the provision of data is matched to or exceeds the current and future agreed needs of the business, in a cost-effective manner
* Help migrate the reporting function from Crystal reporting to Power BI / Microsoft stack
* Provide input to the IT strategy and work with the IT Management team to provide recommendations for improvements in the delivery of data services
* Focus on ensuring commitments related to service (SLA) and change (Project and Change Implementation) are met
* Lead the rationalisation, remediation and consolidation of data services within the existing portfolio balancing short term needs with longer term convergence
* Assist in the development of the IT policies and standards covering Data Services and ensure appropriate steps are taken to ensure compliance with IT standards and policies
* Support the transformation of the function into a business focussed organisation capable of delivering the services required for any major business initiative
* Work closely with Business and IT Stakeholders to develop required group and local solutions aligned with corporate strategies
* Create positive relationships with stakeholders through the appropriate management of their expectations and agreed objectives
* Design, build, test in development and promote to live new and modified services using the defined change management process
* Support SLA delivery for Incident Management and Request Fulfilment
* Completion of improvement actions through the provision of expert advice and guidance for any data services
* Proactively identify further opportunities within the data services framework for improvement
* Produce deliverables / documentation in a timely manner and ensure they are maintained
* Contribute to the ‘Out of hours’ support programme

The ideal person will have

* Solid Crystal reporting and Business Objects reporting
* Experience of data services within the Microsoft technology stack is essential
* Experience with report writing and design is essential
* Data Warehousing
* Hands on experience of Microsoft SQL Server is essential
* Good understanding of report writing principles
* Able to communicate at all levels with an excellent customer facing manner
* Experience within an IT service management environment desirable
* Experience in finance / accounting environment desirable
* ITIL v3 and Prince2 foundation level qualifications desirable
* Occasional travel to other locations within the business is required

In return you will be offered the change to transform the BI function working in a medium size high tech team .

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