Business Intelligence Developer

  • The Weir Group Plc
  • Fort Worth, TX, USA
  • Nov 09, 2020

Job Description

Business Need / Purpose of RoleWeir Minerals is executing a program to deploy both standardized reporting and self-service analytics capability to its business units and cross business division support staff. Currently the scope of the program is focused on providing business intelligence and broader self service analytics capability to its business units using the SAP Standard Global Template. This is accomplished by using SAP BW/4HANA connected to Power BI and Tableau. In order to meet the deployment timeline the program needs a Business Intelligence developer to help build out the Power BI ecosystem, maintain the standards and controls around the suite of Power BI reports and apps, build Power BI reports and train end users on how to conduct self-service analytics. There is also scope to help build and craft Tableau reports to aid in strategic insightObjectives & Measurement - Key ResponsibilitiesObjectives: Design, Develop and Test analytics workflows to pull data from SAP BW/4HANA into Power BI Build Power BI reports for divisional teams by interpreting business requirements and translating them into technical specifications Maintain, govern and improve the Power BI ecosystem used to house and access reports and dashboards Train end users, both within business units and embedded in cross divisional teams on how to use Power BI for self service analytics When needed, assist with the development of strategic reports in Power BI, Tableau or any other suitable platform Assist in developing the broader Business Intelligence and analytics strategy for the divisionMeasurements: Adoption of Power BI across the division as the tool for reporting and self service analytics Usage of divisional dashboards and reportsCareer path: The current scope of work is focused on developing sophisticated analytics capability across the division using Power BI connected to SAP. In time this role will grow to include providing sophisticated predictive analytics and connecting to less structured forms of data. It will also grow to involve how to do big data analytics both within SAP HANA and via other platforms as well as brining in insights from other platformsJob Knowledge / Education and QualificationsEducation and/or Experience: Degree in engineering, information technology or related field Proven experience with Business intelligence, with at least 3 years firm experience working in a business intelligence / analytics engineering role Experience in developing application portal and/or BI solutions on Power BI Experience in user interface design, data sourcing, data transformation, report and dashboard Experience in end-to-end implementation of Business Intelligence (BI) projects, especially in scorecards, KPIs, reports & dashboards Experience with Tableau is a plusLanguage Skills: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.Mathematical: Ability to apply advanced mathematical concepts such as exponents, logarithms, quadratic equations, and permutations. Ability to apply mathematical operations to such tasks as frequency distribution, determination of test reliability and validity, analysis of variance, correlation techniques, sampling theory, and factor analysis Reasoning Ability: Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.Computer Skills: Microsoft Office Experience with reporting tools such as Power BI. Experience with writing SQL reports Experience with ERP systems and logicAdvantageous skills: Project management skills, specifically in a DevOps / Agile environment Basic experience with open source analytics tools (Python notebooks) Experience with SAP BW/4HANA a plusPhysical demands: This role will require a small amount of travel (perhaps a trip every other month) to regional or global locations to provide trainingWork environment: This is a knowledge worker role which requires the ability to work in an open plan office as well as while travelling and working remotelyCore CompetenciesData Engineering, Analytical, Design, Problem Solving, Project Management, Technical Skills, Interpersonal Skills