Business Intelligence - Technical Lead

Costcutter Supermarkets Group Limited
25 Sep 2017
03 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Costcutter Supermarkets Group has a great opportunity in our IT team for a Business Intelligence Technical Lead. What do the roles involve? You will provide technical and architectural leadership to the business intelligence team in a QA driven, development environment. We are particularly focussed with accurate and performant reporting, you priority will therefore be much more focussed around correctness and usability over the production of visually striking deliverables. Providing solutions to facilitate business decision-making, you will be an adaptable and flexible individual who is capable of producing accurate work to specifications in a fast-paced working environment. Your accountability covers; - Managing the reporting and analytics platform(s) to ensure that scheduled jobs are successfully run and analytics data aligns to timeliness / completeness requirements. - Working with database administrators to ensure that databases feeding the reporting platforms are tuned for optimal performance. - Ensure proper configuration management and change controls are implemented and followed. - Implements, Monitors and Maintains security in line with company policies. - Collaborate with related teams for submission/prioritizing/testing of program requests, system and process improvements. - Design and implement technology best practices, guidelines and repeatable processes. - Collaborate with related teams for submission/prioritizing/testing of program requests, system and process improvements. - Communication and interaction with key stakeholders and the mentoring and guidance of more junior members in the team. What are we looking for? Technical leadership coupled with a well-rounded experience working alongside database developers, to ensure reporting data sources are optimally tuned for reporting, are essential. Your experience and understanding of the full BI development lifecycle using Agile or Lean methodologies and your advanced knowledge of SQL, (ideally in various flavours e.g. MySQL, SQL Server, Oracle) will ensure you hit the ground running although of course we have support available in any area needed. In addition you will hold strong technical knowledge including and understanding; Different types of data sources including OLTP databases and flat files. Using ETL techniques to create data warehouses suitable for OLAP cubes and reporting (reporting and cube building experience form a significant part of the role). About Costcutter Our vision is simple; helping independent retailers to thrive. Join us and you will be joining our values driven, fast paced business and become part of a friendly and dynamic culture. We work together, building strong relationships and embracing different styles. That way everyone can turn up as themselves. Like innovating? So do we, we embrace change and believe we can always be better, in fact it's one of Our Values! Tell me more. We have been championing independent retailers for over 30 years. Our Head Office remains in York and we have over 600 employees in Head Office and around the country. We supply goods and services to independently-owned convenience stores across the UK and Republic of Ireland as well as to our company owned estate. These stores trade under a number of brands including Costcutter, Simply Fresh and Mace. Business Intelligence Team Manager, BI Team Leader, BI Tech Lead, Senior BI Developer, Senior Business Intelligence Developer, BI Consultant, Head of BI, Head of Business intelligence, Business Intelligence Data Architect, BI Data Architect, BI Architect, Business Intelligence Architect,
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