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Johannesburg (Sandringham), Gauteng (South Africa)
R409,465-533,328 Per Annum Basic Salary

Permanent management level position in the Science & Technology (Science) industry.

Posted by Holystic Approach on 20/03/2013 Ref #19 CJ Ref# 1491979

Key Job Responsibilities:

< To provide leadership and direction to the BI Reporting team to ensure design and development standards are met.< To perform design reviews from a performance perspective and tune complex reports and dashboards, to ensure an appropriate user experience in the BI environment.< To act as a liaison between various technology teams, support teams and business units to ensure the smooth running of the function and delivery of relevant and accurate reporting to business.< To design and execute test scenarios for unit testing and communicate any issues with developers, to adequately test new reports/dashboard development prior to user acceptance testing.< To provide application technical support to the team and ad hoc end user support.< To perform research into systems technologies to support the organisation's strategic plan.< To perform project task management for projects and prioritise operational functions to facilitate efficiencies within the BI Reporting environment.< To develop implementation plans and enforce adherence to plans in order to guarantee the smooth deployment of new development to production.<

Key Competency Requirements:

<MicroStrategy Certification (MicroStrategy Certified Engineering Principal) (MCEP) - Essential<3 year Degree / Diploma in Information Sciences or Biological Sciences< Knowledge of MicroStrategy<In-depth knowledge of BI reporting tools<Knowledge of dimensional data  modelling and design< Basic knowledge of Microsoft and Unix servers, shared storage and networking< Understanding of health information<Experience with GIS data structures e.g. Shape files<Experience in developing spatial BI reports and/ dashboards<Experience in business requirements analysis and translation  to technical specification for reports<Experience working as a developer in a BI Reporting team and minimum of 2 years as an architect and team lead<Experience in developing BI reports and dashboards including advanced graphical <Experience in data warehouse design Experience in logical and physical design of MicroStrategy metadata<Experience in leading team including technical support, managing delivery to deadlines, standard communication with more senior management < Experience in implementation ofsecurity using groups roles and privileges< Experience in object oriented 're-use' approach to metadata design< Experience in running a production environment with its associated admin tasks e.g change management, backup and recovery management etc < Communication (verbal and written) skills < Interpersonal skills < Strong analysis and design skills < Project management skills < Ability to multi-task < Research and implementation skills < Persuasion and negotiation skills < Attention to detail < Ability to work effectively in a professional manner with technology staff' business stakeholders and end users < Ability to work independently;self motivated with ability to drive projects <

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