BI Developer

11 Jan 2018
12 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

You will develop and support key information management reporting systems to enable the successful exploitation and reporting on of our key business data. This data will be sourced from operational systems and from 3rd parties. The Business Intelligence Developer will contribute to the architectural strategy for the BI platforms and solutions.

The role is vital in moving the company forward in terms of its capability and maturity in using information management systems

Knowledge & previous experience

You will have a passion for working with data and for building data analysis solutions that solve real world business problems. You will have:

  • Strong expertise in data analysis
  • Extensive knowledge of data warehouse and data mart concepts
  • Strong SQL and T-SQL knowledge

Experience of using several programming languages e.g. C#

  • Experience of ETL and best practice principles behind taking various data sources and loading into a data warehouse
  • Familiarity of working within an agile, Scrum environment
  • Working knowledge of data warehouse front-end tools e.g. SAP Business Objects
  • Working knowledge of Relational Database Management Systems
  • Working knowledge of working with RESTful API’s
  • Knowledge of cloud platforms, features, and capabilities, preferably Amazon, Redshift, AWS Glue etc
  • Appreciation of Big Data, Machine Learning and AI features and capabilities

You may not have all the above skills yet; applications are welcome from candidates who have some of the skills requirements. More important is an aptitude and willingness to learn.

Essential skills & behaviours

  • Ability to learn new concepts and software quickly and passionate about learning new technologies
  • Analytical approach to problem-solving; ability to use technology to solve business problems
  • A strong team ethic and be able to work collaboratively to create BI solutions across the business.
  • Strong organisation skills

About the benefits:

In addition to a competitive salary, we offer employees a comprehensive benefits package including an excellent pension scheme, discretionary annual bonus scheme, private medical insurance, life assurance and generous annual leave, and a range of flexible benefits including childcare vouchers and gym membership. We also have a subsidised café which is a popular, sociable spot for meetings and lunch.

Our modern and contemporary offices are based in the thriving city centre of Bristol, a stone’s throw away from Temple Meads train station, and within walking distance of Cabot Circus shopping centre, and numerous cafés and restaurants. Named on more than one occasion as the best city in the UK to live in, Bristol is a cosmopolitan and creative city boasting a historic harbour, internationally renowned cultural institutions and home to world-class festivals and events.

To apply:

To apply, please submit your CV and a covering letter through our careers site highlighting your previous experience and how it applies to the role, and why you are interested in this opportunity and IOP Publishing.

About us:

IOP Publishing is an international scientific publisher, through which leading-edge research is distributed worldwide. Our rapidly expanding journals programme, is published alongside other sources of scientific information in the form of eBooks, magazines and conference proceedings. Other publications include easily accessible community and regional websites. We are a world leader in the development of electronic publishing for the scientific community and have offices in Europe, Asia and the US. Working in the interests of science and scientists, we aim to maximise the impact of the research we publish.

IOP Publishing is central to the Institute of Physics (the "Institute"), a not-for-profit society. Any financial surplus earned by IOP Publishing goes to supporting science through the activities of the Institute. With a continuing focus on growth we recognise that every single person has a real part to play if we’re to achieve our aim of becoming the world’s leading publisher in our field.