Description

Position at Lifetouch National School Studios Inc.

POSITION SUMMARY: 

The BI Application Developer role is to develop and implement business intelligence tools and reporting for business users that enables fact-based decision making and ad hoc analysis report generation. This individual will provide technical support in the development of enterprise BI Solution, including dashboard reporting.

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Develop dashboard reports from relational database
  • Identify best practices to communicate metrics through dashboard; recommend enhancements
  • Analyze available data, identify and recommend best sources for building reports
  • Work with business users to gather specifications for data and report requirements
  • Identify data sources to extract business information for reporting purposes
  • Coordinate with the data warehouse team on additional data marts to support dashboard reporting, including coordination of data validation with business users
  • Assist business users with self-service report development, including training support
  • Assist with the development of key performance indicators, including sourcing data requirements
  • Assist with the implementation of performance scorecard and metric management to business users
  • Document business definitions and audit reporting compliance to business metrics
  • Coordinate release updates to the QlikView server
  • Maintain report run times, ensuring that reports complete on time and successfully
  • Troubleshoot technical issues with QlikView applications and server

 
MINIMUM GENERAL REQUIREMENTS:

 Education:

  • Bachelors degree in computer science, Information Systems, or related field

Required Skills:

  • Advanced SQL

Experience:

  • Minimum two years experience working with data warehouses
  • Three to five years related experience plus two years experience developing within business intelligence systems.
  • Experience working with business intelligence tools such as: QlikView (preferred), Oracle, Tableau, Cognos, Business Objects, and Microsoft BI

 Other knowledge, skills, and abilities:

  • Ability to gain system-wide perspective in order to develop and implement new processes from disparate data sources
  • Strong problem-solving, analytic, conceptual and critical thinking skills
  • Self-starter with detail orientation; persistence and ability to work independently to drive execution
  • Strong organizational, planning and time management skills
  • Effective listening and communication skills and ability to provide essential information to stakeholders.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with ability to work on cross-functional teams.
  • Experience training and supporting business users in a self-service business intelligence environment.

To apply, please send resume to lnssjobs@lifetouch.com