City of London, London, Greater London

£42,000 - £45,000


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Job Description

We are looking for an experienced and decisive individual to join us as a BI Developer, taking responsibility for the design, build, test and delivery of reporting and developments, in accordance with agreed development plans.

Working in more than 120 countries, we do whatever it takes to create breakthroughs in the way the world treats children. Our Support Services department provides leadership and direction in the business of running an efficient organisation and ensuring our resources are used to maximum effect. Together, we save children’s lives, fight for their rights and help them fulfil their potential.

As BI Developer you will play a key role in the support of the system, working with the CRM Team and Information Systems (IS) Team to ensure that the availability and integrity of the data and system is maximized. Reading and interpreting what the business is saying to proactively identify potential issues and problems, you will develop, build and maintain all aspects of the BI and Data platform. You will also be responsible for data definitions, source system identification and connectivity, and performing data variation, whilst working with end users to define business requirements and needs. In addition you will:

  • Create a Dimensional Data model from new requirements and develop a multidimensional cube using SSAS
  • Consider how to increase connectivity between systems, building automated workflows and data checks to constantly improve the smooth running of the processes, data integrity and accurate reporting, working closely with the BI team
  • Ensure a globally robust and highly scalable approach to development, supporting our growing number of global users and services
  • Work with other developers across the entire technology real estate
  • Keep up to date with the latest technologies and methodologies to ensure Save the Children UK stays ahead of the game and can provide suitable solutions for the business requirements.

To be successful as BI Developer you will have experience in working with the Cisco Information Server CIS or any data virtualisation platform along with experience in working with Power BI or any data visualization platforms. You should be keen to work with new technologies and have the ability to work in a fast paced agile environment.  In addition you will have:

  • Significant MS SQL experience and Data Modelling experience
  • Experience in database management/marketing with a strong understanding of the use of data and systems in online marketing campaigns
  • Significant MS SSAS and MS SSIS experience
  • The ability to understand, interpret and challenge business requirements and translate these into a developed solution
  • Experience solving complex issues through analysis, definition of a clear way forward and ensuring buy in.

At Save the Children we are committed to the safeguarding and protection of children in our work. We will do everything possible to ensure that only those who are suitable to work with children are recruited to work for us. This post is subject to a range of vetting checks including a criminal records disclosure.

Our mission is to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives. If you share our mission, are passionate about making it happen and strongly believe you can contribute then join us and we'll give you every opportunity to succeed. We look forward to hearing from you.

Closing date: 23rd December 2018.

Applications will be considered on a rolling basis and interviews may commence before the closing date.

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