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Junior Business Intelligence Developer

Job Title: Junior Business Intelligence Developer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Letchworth Garden City
Industry:
Salary: Not Specified
Reference: 1096375971
Job Published: February 26, 2021 11:55

Job Description

Job Description

They are a great team to work with and would describe themselves as: -

  • Flexible

  • Fun

  • Uncomplicated

  • Genuine and friendly

  • Innovative and keen to improve

  • Responsive to customer needs

    Not only are they a genuinely nice bunch of people, they are also passionate about ensuring that the business has the technical toolset that they need to stay ahead of the competition. This means that the business has invested heavily within IT over the last couple of years and will continue to do so throughout 2021 and beyond!

    What does this mean for our Data and BI team? It means that they get the opportunity to continue to grow and develop their BI skills and get to use some of the latest BI tools that are out there. Having recently migrated to Azure, we are currently understanding which Azure services will best suit our business needs and we are committed to rolling out Power BI so that all of our people have the opportunity to visualise our data and share insights across the organisation.

    And we are not just looking for a technical whizz that spends hours tapping away at a keyboard staring at a monitor all day. Within this role we will give you the opportunity to directly engage with your customers to understand their requirements and to present your solutions to them. We need people who will be happy to deal with stakeholders in person, over the phone or via Microsoft Teams to give them an outstanding customer experience - this is an important part of our team culture.

    The Project

    This will involve: -

  • Collaborating with the Digital Business Partner and BI Principal to enhance your BI knowledge and data layer for the DWH whilst maintaining a good knowledge of emerging best practices in the field of Business Intelligence.

  • Ensuring that all requirements are tested prior to transitioning into live environment.

  • Gaining skills in SQL to maintain database views, tables and data integrations in support of reporting requirements.

  • Resolving reporting issues and ensuring all reports that are delivered are accurate and to a high quality.

  • Gaining knowledge of BI products deployed at Willmott Dixon including Power BI.

  • Gaining skills to understand the Data Warehouse, Integrations, Transformations and the full ETL process.

  • Organising and managng own workload effectively to meet all project timescales and manager's expectations.

  • Building and maintaining good collaborative working-relationships with internal and external project stakeholders.

  • Actively contributing to IS projects as required.,

  • keep it simple

  • take the time to explain issues

  • speak plainly and avoid using jargon

  • try to listen and understand

    Innovative & keen to improve

  • take leaps of faith without fear of failure

  • listen to all ideas with an open mind

  • are curious and experimental

  • seek feedback from our customers in order to learn and improve

  • set time aside to be creative

    Responsive to customer needs

  • respond quickly and expect appropriate expectations

  • Listen to what our colleagues and customers have to say

  • try to understand our customers' point of view

  • proactively keep people updated

Candidate Description

Essential:

  • Desire to expand on BI knowledge to include SSRS/SSIS/SSAS

  • Understand concepts of relational database theory

  • Understand concepts of Data Warehousing

  • Understanding of SQL Server Management Studio

  • Understanding business documentation

  • Reading and accurately interpreting technical specifications and plans.

  • Possessing a good range of general IT knowledge

  • Direct experience of the software development life cycle.

  • Ability to work as part of a team

  • Managing conflicting priorities between stakeholders

  • Proactively liaising with staff in non Technical manner.

  • Building strong internal and external relationships.

    Academic

    Essential

  • Degree qualified in Computing or related discipline or relevant work based experience

    Desirable

  • ITIL Foundation

  • Prince 2 Foundation

  • ISEB Testing Techniques

Employer Description

Willmott Dixon is one of the largest privately owned Construction businesses in the UK. Our unique selling point is our people. We are passionate about people, with a real focus and drive around continuous development. We strongly believe that this passion has allowed us the success we have enjoyed in recent years. Above everything else you will be joining a values based business: our values are at the centre of every activity we undertake. Having the right talent, coupled with the right culture and values, ensures that we have a sustained future and a trusted brand in our respective markets.