BI Technical Lead
BI Technical Lead Who you are: You are a results driven, experienced data professional with broad BI technical experience utilising best in class tools and methodologies. You are looking for a new challenge in a fast moving, demanding customer focused company and have shown ability to design technical BI solutions end to end. Your team: You will be working as part of the Business Intelligence and Analytics team which sits in the Finance Business unit. The BI&A team comprises of multiple roles and skill sets and delivers end to end BI and Analytics solutions which are used across all business units in Vodafone Ireland. Along with other tech leads and a team of on shore and offshore developers you will report to the Datawarehouse Manager. The next challenge for you: As BI Technical Lead you will • Be accountable for delivery of BI element of IT projects across each stage of delivery lifecycle via resource management, requirements management, project plan, design, development and testing • Develop Teradata Database applications to meet business requirements using Teradata SQL, Unix (shell, awk, bash) and Ab Initio ETL tool • Be responsible for delivering solutions with the optimal performance and data storage • Carry out project sizing and feasibility studies • Perform efficiency tuning of Teradata and Ab Initio jobs (Statistics / Partitioning / Join indexing / Parallelism) • Produce and review design documents • Undertake ad-hoc data analysis and reporting using SQL • Support critical, near real time processes and resolve issues • Deliver software and hardware upgrades to BI and ETL tools • Ensure sufficient quality checks in place to detect or resolve issues with input data • Perform Database and Virtual server space analysis and maintenance • Develop and execute detailed Test Plans • Maintain Data Model using Erwin • Adhere to standards/methodologies (Sarbanes Oxley) • Support implementation of solutions for Business Unit Reporting needs (using Microstrategy BI query tool) • What you need: • Combination of technical and business skills • 7 years plus technical experience in an Enterprise level BI environment • Programming background - database knowledge; Strong SQL, ETL tools, file manipulation eg Unix skills (Shell, bash, awk) • Knowledge of Reporting tools • Working knowledge of complex data models (over 100 sources) • Experience of complex solutions and full project management lifecycle development/methodologies • Experienced at debugging complex logic • 3rd Level Degree in IT • Hands-on experience of UNIX, TERADATA, AB INITIO, MICROSTRATEGY or similar reporting tools while not essential, would be a distinct advantage. • Knowledge of Telecommunication industry (Fixed Line and Mobile), not essential, but a distinct advantage. What else should you demonstrate: • Validated ability to solve complex problems • Very strong application development skills • Strong analytical skills • Achievement orientation/results driven • Flexibility and solid ability to multi-task • Interpersonal skills • Eye for business • Strong organisational skills • Initiating and managing change across Business units • Desire to improve technical skills and learn new ones • Strong communications skills The Vodafone Ways & Behaviors: Customer Obsessed - We are passionate about exceeding customer expectations Work passionately to really understand the customer Look at decisions through the customer's eyes Take personal accountability for the customer experience Innovation Hungry - We create and deliver new products, services and ways of working that delight our customers Take risks and push what is possible Look for improvement all the time Do things in better ways Ambitious & Competitive - We bring energy and passion to our work and always aim to beat the competition Deliver best in class Review our own performance and then improve it Be lean and cost effective every time One Company, Local Roots - We work across Vodafone to achieve the best outcome for customers, employees and shareholders Value our differences and act inclusively Make the best decision for Vodafone, not just for one part of the business Communicate and use best practice Speed - We drive speed to market. We relentlessly prioritise and pursue the outcomes that matter to our business Make RAPID business decisions Deliver with urgency Analyse fast, execute faster Simplicity - We make things simple for our customers, partners and colleagues Focus effort and stop ineffective activity Communicate in a way that is easy to understand Challenge complexity and provide simpler solutions Trust - We are reliable and transparent to deal with. We deliver for others and trust others to do likewise Do what you say you will do Trust others to deliver Support decisions once made, regardless of personal view Who we are: We are Ireland's leading total communications provider offering our customers a variety of solutions across mobile and fixed platforms. As part of Vodafone Group, we are part of the world's largest mobile community with a presence across all five continents. We're at the forefront of innovation in Ireland. We make significant investments building and maintaining our networks and to date, we have invested nearly €1bn in our network investment programme. We continue to invest to enhance our network. It's not just our products and services which are innovative, our modern and innovative workspace in MountainView helps cultivate an environment of creativity and innovation through new ways of work. This has helped Vodafone make the Great Place to Work list in Ireland. All our employees are free to sit wherever they wish within our building. This inspires creativity and develops relationships which traditional style environments inhibit. You probably want to know more about new ways of working…Find out move via this link: http://www.vodafone.ie/jobs/life Our people are at the centre of everything we do. We employ approximately 1,300 people in Dublin and across our network of retail stores in Ireland. Our aim is to ensure each employee has the opportunity to innovate, to be challenged and to be rewarded. We are dynamic in everything we do, including our approach to training, development, performance management and flexible benefits. We are an equal opportunities employer where our people can be at their best.