Permanent BI Developer

Our client within Financial Services (Wealth Management) urgently requires a Business Intelligence (BI) Developer to join their successful team in Bracknell, UK

Job Purpose:

  • To support the Business Intelligence needs of all areas of the organisation by designing, building and managing reports and ensuring that existing reports are kept current and delivered to the business in a timely and accurate manner.


  • The Data Services function will provide a ‘single source of truth’ for data within the organisation and all requests for reports, data extracts and other forms of BI will be channelled through Data Services. It will also handle data migration and integration activities.  This will allow them to provide consistent and reconcilable data and this Business Intelligence specialist role is key to delivering this capability.


Key Responsibilities:


  • Work with key personnel throughout the organisation to specify, maintain and uphold the definitions (both business and technical) of fundamental data objects (e.g. Client, Prospect, Account, Fee etc.)
  • Specify, develop and test business reports and data analysis by interpreting business requirements from stakeholders and advising on approaches as appropriate
  • Ensure that reports and analysis are architected using a formally structured approach and are built based upon a defined suite of fundamental data objects
  • Ensure that reports and supporting data objects are properly specified and are designed for reuse
  • Ensure reconciliation of data between different report types and that data definitions are clear to the users of the reports
  • Manage data definitions to ensure consistency and eliminate interpretation ambiguity
  • Ensure that data update ‘Jobs’ necessary to support data are run to an agreed timetable and handle any failures
  • Follow appropriate development and testing principles and related in-house processes
  • Maintain effective relationships with stakeholders and ensure communication is effective and timely
  • Provide time estimates for work so stakeholder expectations and resources can be managed
  • Report project status to team management and stakeholders as required
  • Keep abreast of technical BI changes to ensure best practice

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Skilled in both Business Objects and Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS)
  • Skilled in Microsoft SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS)
  • Understanding of the principles of ETL techniques & data warehouse design
  • Understanding of the Microsoft Business Intelligence product suite; including SQL Server Analysis Services (SSAS) and SharePoint
  • Transact SQL skills and working in SQL Server, building SQL scripts and using tools like SQL profiler
  • Exposure to visualisation tool Tableau and aptitude to learn new tools that are provisioned
  • Skilled at manipulating data in Excel and some basic Microsoft Office automation experience
  • Familiar with working with and extracting and formulating data from business systems
  • Business Analysis skills to derive requirements from business stakeholders
  • Ability to work as an active ‘Team Player’ in a BI team which provides reporting and analysis services and guidance to the whole of their organisation

· Enthusiastic and motivated personality, team player with can do attitude

  • Strong ability to extract information by questioning, active listening and interviewing
  • Ability to quickly assimilate and understand business processes and information flow
  • Familiar with working with software developers to provide reporting support for applications development
  • Experience in, and understanding of the project lifecycle using Agile Scrum
  • To provide technical leadership in areas of expertise
  • Highly numerate with strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Able to work under pressure and tough deadlines
  • Experience of working in a sales-led organisation
  • Ability to work on own initiative within agreed boundaries
  • Ability to work under pressure and manage conflicting priorities
  • Be flexible and adaptable to meet business deliverables
  • Willingness to travel to different office locations as required by the role
  • Knowledge and experience of using data bus matrices
  • An understanding of basic database principles and terminology
  • Understanding of the principles of IT security and data protection

If you are interested please get in touch to discuss. Look forward to hearing from you.

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