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CBU|MSP|IT-Analyst/Developer - Specialty II

  • Sector: Engineering
  • Location: Calgary, Alberta
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 08/01/2019
  • Duration: 12 month renewable
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The Role:
Our client has an outstanding reputation in the industry for process driven methodology and for being on the cutting edge of Technology and Security.
Our client is seeking an experienced BI Developer to support a new group within CBU IT, Data & Analytics, in Calgary. The BI Developer will be responsible for delivering analytical reporting and dashboard solutions across multiple technologies. This position will maintain/support current initiatives and work very closely with business users to gather, define and translate new business initiatives into BI solutions. The applicant must have excellent collaboration skills with the ability to effectively and clearly communicate concepts and solutions. This position will also play a key technical role and the candidate must have experience in the design, development and implementation of solutions using Microsoft's BI Stack (Power BI, SQL Server, SSAS, SSRS), Spotfire, or other leading BI technologies.
Required Qualifications:
* Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Business, Management Information Systems, related field (or equivalent experience) required
* 2-4+ years' experience in developing Business Intelligence Solutions, using Microsoft Power BI and TIBCO Spotfire required
* Power BI Report and Dashboard development using DAX, M, Python, and R required
* Strong data modelling and T-SQL skills required
* Experience building and leveraging Microsoft Analysis Services or Azure Analysis Services tabular models required
* Exposure to Azure and working knowledge of Azure services for data and business intelligence required
* Experience with other Business Intelligence tools (Sisense Looker, Tableau, Tibco Spotfire).- Spotfire required, Sisense Looker and Tableau preferred
* Experience with Oracle, logic Apps, ASP .NET, C#, Hadoop, SharePoint Online, Microsoft Power Suite, API Management required
* Able to critically think and be solution-oriented.
* Great organizational, time management and problem-solving skills.
* Strong logical and analytical thinker.
* Self-starter with ability to work independently and handle multiple projects simultaneously
* Strong verbal and written communications skills
* Highly collaborative working style.
* Preferred Qualifications:
* Experience with BI tools - Sisense Looker, Tableau preferred
* Oil and Gas experience considered a plus
Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Business, Management Information Systems, related field
* Member of the Data & Analytics team and works with other IT resources to manage advanced BI applications using the MS BI stack including SSRS, SSAS, SSIS, and T-SQL/stored procedures, PowerBI and Azure Data Factory
* Provides analytical and technical knowledge bringing new thinking and innovative approaches to solving problems
* Analyse, design, develop, and document BI solutions based on standards and best practices.
* Design and develop Business Intelligence solutions using multidimensional cubes.
* Work closely with the data analysts and provides technical design recommendations on the data mart structures which support analytical applications.
* Recommend strategies of reporting solutions such as designing schema objects, grids, graphs, reports, and dashboards, including designing, building and maintaining metadata models, and OLAP cubes.
* Design functional specs for BI front end applications including dashboards and reporting, considering appropriate data flow and capture.
* Work with business users and other stakeholders to understand business processes and translate them into functional and non-functional specifications for BI solutions.
* Administer performance and capacity management of the BI solutions to provide a stable production environment.
* Provide expertise and guidance to other users in the use of the toolset.
* Develop and enhance relationships with business users through good practices of Customer Service.
* Conduct software demonstrations/presentations/training of the Analytics & BI platform that range from standard to custom demonstrations.
* Constantly learn and develop expertise in Analytics & BI software.

Notes from manager:
Ideal candidate will should be results oriented, able to deal with ambiguity, and possess strong communication and documentation skills. Candidate will have the following:
1. Power BI Report and Dashboard development - be able to provide/add value with dashboard and report creation skills, identify improvement
2. Curiosity, technical learning in field, innovative thinker, thinks out of the box
3. Technical skills - Oracle, logic Apps, ASP .NET, C#, Hadoop, SharePoint Online, Microsoft Power Suite, API Management
Onboarding requirements:
Background Check:
* Eligible to work in Canada
* Criminal Background check within past 12 months
* Education Verification - highest degree
Drug Screen
Preventing Harassment in the Workplace Agreement

The Company:
Our client, a major owner/operating company, requires expertise for their LNG mega-project in Western Canada.This position is open to Canadian Citizens and Permanent Residents only.

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