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  • Job reference: RMS0158964

IT Business Intelligence Analyst

  • Sector: ICT
  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 13/07/2015
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (28/07/15)
This vacancy has now expired.
The Company:
Our Client uses its pioneering spirit to responsibly deliver energy to the world. This purpose transcends all of the clients operations. The Company conducts its business to return maximum value to shareholders while utilizing a wealth of knowledge and resources from its employees and acting responsibly in all communities in which it operates. With more than 30,000 employees, our Client works worldwide to consistently deliver top performance, value and to maintain the company’s global market

The Role:
The IT Business Intelligence Developer is accountable for the providing custom reports, dashboards and visualizations from the Application Services team within the UK E&P Business Unit. The majority of the business intelligence solutions will be small customer facing tools which provide the UK E&P organisation access to data and other systems. This role is also accountable to the IT global function for advocacy of the IT policies, strategies and practices. Finally, the IT Business Intelligence role is accountable to the UK E&P IT for supporting the in house reports, dashboards and visualizations within the portfolio. The ‘End Result’ is to provide newly developed reports, dashboards and visualizations which can be supported that meet the business requirements.

Primary Functions:

• Designing, developing, and supporting custom reports, dashboards, and visualizations utilizing Business Objects, Spotfire, Business Warehouse, Microsoft BI and other development tools
• Using ConocoPhillips change management processes to prevent disruptions and outages
• Working with Business Analysts to understand business requirements in order to provide time assessments and create technical designs
• Write programmatic code to extend basic Business Objects and Spotfire functionality as required
• Creating and updating documentation for ongoing support of the business intelligence reports, dashboards and visualizations
• Researching and recommending solutions that best meet the business needs and Enterprise operational requirements.
• Unit test solutions in preparation for user acceptance testing
• Working with other ConocoPhillips IT groups to ensure quality support and delivery to the end-user
• Providing day-to-day 24x7 application support for custom BI reporting, dashboards and visualizations

Critical Skills:
• Computer Science based degree, B.Sc. or M.Sc. or comparable education. Non-computing education may be compensated with documented relevant experience of working in similar role for a production / operations facing IT organisation
• Three or more years of direct IT experience providing business intelligence development and support for:
o SAP Business Objects
o Crystal Reports
o Tibco Spotfire
o SAP Business Warehouse
o Microsoft BI
o SQL
• Primary focus will be on SAP Business Objects
• Strong communications and networking skills
• Highly developed influencing and interpersonal skills
• Highly motivated, self reliant, problem solver
• Enthusiastic with a questioning and challenging attitude
• Analytical, planning and organisation competency
• Ability to work effectively in a team environment to encourage collaboration, innovation, and continuous improvement
• Ability to develop and manage class libraries for reuse
Preferred:
• Advanced working knowledge of SQL databases and a good understanding of database architecture
• Custom application development experience
• Experience with data modelling
• Ability to multi-task in a team environment and support internal and external customers
• Energy industry experience

Organisational Fit:
This role sits within the UK E&P IT Application Services organisation and reports both administratively and functionally to the UK IT Application Services Supervisor.
Challenges:
Developing different reports, dashboards and visualizations within the appropriate BI technology stack for a large diverse customer environment, while managing customer expectations.
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