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Business Intelligence Lead Developer


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  • Permanent Senior position
  • Cape Town Region, Western Cape
  • Posted 03 Oct 2021 by Progressive-Edge
  • Expires in 14 days
  • Job 2426678
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Senior BI Developer & Team Lead
Cape Town

An established entrepreneurial company, who create software with a global positioning system component, has a strategic focus on being the best. While GPS is at thier core, they have solutions are used in over 140 countries, and we have incredibly diverse lines of business.

We are looking for a highly motivated, enthusiastic and talented BI Developer Team Lead to lead the Cape Town Data and Business Intelligence team. The role involves working with our professional services teams in the USA, South Africa, Brazil, Australia and Canada across multiple projects, both nationally and internationally. This particular team is involved in a wide range of tasks that encompass the deployment of our COTS (Commercial Off the Shelf) Enterprise solution. The team has touch-points on almost every aspect of implementation.

These tasks include:

  • Legacy Data Analysis and Migration
  • Reporting Implementation using SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS)
  • Business Intelligence Implementation
  • Oversight on database design of core products
  • Supporting existing implementation's needs within the scope above

The ideal candidate would have experience in Enterprise or COTS software implementations, worked in global teams and led teams. We value relevant experience highly.
Your primary responsibilities would be leading the Cape Town team of database analysts/ BI developers as well as your own outputs of the above tasks.

We are looking for someone with a love of all things data, an appreciation of well-represented aggregations and ardent attention to detail.

We offer a challenging and progressive environment centred on developing relationships, upskilling teams and embracing new technologies.


  • Minimum 3 years leading teams
  • Strong Technical skills in:
  • Structured Query Language
  • SQL Server Reporting Services
  • Relational databases
  • Visual Studio/SQL Server Data Tools 2010 or later
  • MS SQL Server 2008 or later
  • SQL Server Integration Services (ETL)
  • Exposure to Business Intelligence tools (outside of SSRS)
  • Microsoft Office
  • Case management
  • Version control
  • Client/stakeholder engagement

Personal Attributes:

  • Must be willing to learn & take on new challenges
  • Must be able to work in a multinational environment
  • Strong sense of urgency, ownership, and accountability
  • Good communication skills (written & verbal)

Desired Skills:

  • SQL
  • MS SQL
  • SSRS
  • SSIS
  • T-SQL
  • TSQL
  • PowerBI

Desired Work Experience:

  • 5 to 10 years

About The Employer:

The company is transforming the way the world works by delivering products and services that connect the physical and digital worlds. Core technologies in positioning, modelling, connectivity and data analytics enable customers to improve productivity, quality, safety and sustainability. From purpose-built products to enterprise lifecycle solutions, company-specific software, hardware and services are transforming a broad range of industries such as agriculture, construction, geospatial and transportation and logistics.

Employer & Job Benefits:

  • salary
  • medical aid
  • annual bonus
  • internet allowance

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About the agency

Progressive Edge is a Boutique firm specialising in IT/Tech & Data related recruitment & headhunting services across a range of industry sectors predominantly within the Cape Town area.

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