Reports Developer

Redimeer Limited
Sutton Coldfield, UK
18 Sep 2019
26 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Crystal Reports Developer. Our client based in Birmingham requires a Contract Crystal Reports Developer to join their team on a contract basis to help with a JobBoss upgrade being done in early October. You must have experience of working on end client sites autonomously and facing business stakeholders and Heads of Department providing updates along the way. The Crystal Reports Developer will provide recommendations / solutions as to how the reporting can be improved.

Location: Birmingham.

Duration: 3 months

Rate: £250 - 350 per day (LTD company)

Essential Skills:
  • Must have Crystal Reports versions 11 & 13 & VBscript experience to deal with issues with Macros in Excel.
  • MS SQL Database relationship, joins,optimisation,stored procedures/views
  • Advanced VBScript & Excel skills, including Macros
  • Understanding structures and relationship between SQL databases
  • Work is onsite as you will need to liaise with colleagues on the output of reports.
  • Have excellent communication skills to present updates in meetings to senior management
  • Crystal Reports Developer
    • Paramount that they have Macro, Excel and VBA skills, need to code in Excel on current reports and ensure these reports are reliable.
    • Needs to have Crystal v11 and v13 hands-on experience.
    • Rework skills, able to take others work and adjust it to suit requirements, ensuring it works repeatedly.
    • VBA writing and decrypting, able to reverse engineer, look into the code and understand where it is extracting data from the databases from.
    • Good communication skills, the person will need to question well, there is time to initially gather information/specifics for a task, so need to be good at gathering requirements initially. Taking notes and recording the requirements. Not having to ask a second, third etc. time.
    • SQL Relationships, creating joins, understanding the structure of a database and the data within. SSRS, SSIS and building queries, stored procedures
    • Documentation to allow the business to understand what is within the reports and re-engineer later.


The client has a number of reports that are intermittently unreliable and need some changes made to some other reports. Some issues are with the underlying scheduler but need someone that can look at the whole system, be able to see how it all works and make recommendations on improving processes, change how reports are generated and where possible, reduce the number of steps taken to generate the reports.

If you fit the above criteria and can start at short notice please apply now with your updated CV. Thanks, Tom

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