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BI Architect Posted Dec 07
E-Frontiers , Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
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12 month contract. Based in North Dublin.

Looking for experienced BI Architect. Experience in Oracle Analytics and Cloud are essential. The role will be customer facing and requires a strong technical background, as well as, excellent interpersonal and communication skills. It will be important to understand current and future reporting/analytical needs to architect forward-looking solutions. The ideal candidate will be able to clearly demonstrate a background with hands on experience using data visualisation/BI tools including OBIEE, Oracle Analytics Cloud, Tableau or equivalent competitor in a hybrid cloud environment.

The delivery of effective BI Architecture and development of BI reports and analytics will represent about 80% of time and the key components of are:

Provide a leadership role in the areas of advanced data techniques, including dimensional and OLAP Datamodelling, data integration, data visualization, predictive analytics, data discovery, statistical methods, database design and implementation

Develop and maintain the Business Intelligence Architecture and ensuring its design adheres to the overall Enterprise Data Architecture and group best practice

Assist ETL developers in the design of the data warehousing solution by running Datamodelling workshops focusing on dimensional and OLAP Datamodelling to meet the current and future BI Reporting and analytical needs

Work towards becoming the subject matter expert in the BI and analytical tools capabilities, demonstrating new product features to drive early adoption through prototyping and proof of concepts

Develop attractive BI dashboards and analytical solutions that convey the story inside the data

Develop data analytics solutions such as predictive analysis, regression, clustering

Review reports & dashboards developed by junior members

Training of super-users within the business areas on the use of the specific Business Intelligence solution delivered.

Provide mentoring and coaching support to BI Analysts

Undertake other reasonably related duties as may be assigned from time to time

The system administration of Oracle Analytics cloud/tableau environment will represent about 20% of time, and the key components of are:

Work closely with our implementation partner to take on the service management the Oracle Analytics Cloud environment including performing advanced administrative functions

Provide reporting on usage, current and future costing of the platform

Manage the various security & identity services, including assign roles & responsibilities

Activate new services, database connections, configure alert rules to monitor metrics

Interface with IT Security, DBA Teams, etc as required

Document critical process and procedures

For both aspects for the role you will support the overall strategic objectives of the organisation by:

Building Strong relationship within the business and develop an in-depth understanding of business areas and their key drivers

Ability to explain complicated or technical information in a simple way to non-technical audiences

Ability to manage ambiguous situations, cope with change and can comfortably handle making decisions

Engaging in continuous improvement activities including post-implementation reviews and feedback from the business in order to incorporate learning into future work, and support a culture of continuous improvement within the team

4+ years of experience in solution design and architecture for integration, datawarehousing, Business Intelligence and analytics systems

5+ years of SQL and/or PL/SQL development experience

3+ years' Development experience in data visualisation/reporting with at least one of the following technologies:

Oracle OBIEE, Oracle Cloud analytics, Essbase, Tableau or equivalent competitor application (preferable Oracle, Tableau, Essbase)

3+ experience in defining BI solution architecture using Kimball/Immon/OLAP modelling methodologies

Prior experience setting up a Hybrid Cloud Data Warehouse/BI System (preferable not essential)

Experience working in an Agile software environment

Fluent in English, both written and spoken

Eligible to live and work in the EU

Provide 2 verifiable references

Employment Type: Contract
Duration: 12 months

Pay: 500 to 600 EUR (Euro)
Pay Period: Daily

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