Lead Business Analyst (Agile Data)

Gi Group
London (Greater)
09 Apr 2018
20 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Lead Business Analyst / Data Engineer

Based North London

Competitive salary and excellent benefits package

Our client is seeking a skilled data professional and leader to help change the way people experience online gaming.
The cross-functional Data team are in the process of re-platforming their traditional, on-premises RDBMS environment to a new architecture in the cloud. Making use of diverse set of data technologies in Microsoft Azure to offer new services, reporting structures and real-time data pipelines.

This is an excellent opportunity for an individual who is looking to learn new skills. The data team has a wide range of skills including development for highly transactional RDBMS systems, data warehousing, data science and cloud technologies.

Responsibilities include:
• Leading team of 5 Business Analysts
• Work as part of an agile data team
• Maintenance of our on-premises RDBMS / Data Warehouse systems
• Create robust ETL services and data pipelines
• Build and maintain Continuous Integration pipelines
• Test driven development and pair programming with colleagues
• Demo work to both technical and non-technical stakeholders
• Creating documentation and training material for the code you deliver

Experience required:
• In a lead role currently managing Business Analysts
• MS SQL Server modelling and indexing strategies in either an OLTP or OLAP environment
• Able to write complex queries and identify performance bottlenecks
• Can communicate an understanding of Transactions, Locking/Blocking and Isolation levels
• Experience of working with large datasets and highly transactional environments
• Good understanding of one or more ETL tools and able to create a simple ETL process

Desirable experience:
• Cloud data services, ideally Azure (Data Lake, Stream Analytics, Data Factory)
• NoSQL development (CosmosDB)
• C#, .Net, Visual Studio
• Git, VSTS
• Continuous Integration/Deployment
• Test Driven Development
• Tableau Server, PowerBI
• Salesforce, Microsoft Dynamics
• RabbitMQ

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