BI Developer

Posted 30 March by Whitbread Featured

We have an exciting opportunity for BI Developer to join our BI delivery team within Whitbread. You will be accountable for all the key development and support capability – front end Reporting & Analytics and back end ETL/ELT and Integration.

Whitbread is the UK's leading hospitality company in the FTSE 100 including brands such as Costa Coffee, Beefeater & Premier Inn. By 2020, our goal is to achieve global system sales of around £2.5bn for Costa, and to increase the number of Premier Inn UK rooms to an incredible 85,000. All while creating around 3,000 UK jobs a year and continuing to expand our presence worldwide. There has never been a more exciting time to Whitbread!

What you will be doing

  • Deliver across the entire software delivery life cycle – concept, design, build, deploy, test, release into post implementation support.
  • Specifies user/system interfaces and translates logical designs into physical designs taking account of target environment, performance requirements and existing systems.
  • Ensures all deliverables are well documented, re-usable, tested and operates at a high level of performance and conforms to architecture design and coding standards.
  • Undertakes analytical activities required to support the development and maintenance of systems.
  • Provides support on key products should there be an incident / problem related to a product that’s now live and requires a development fix.
  • Supports / collaborates with the team and takes ownership of driving forward relevant stories (updating the ticket on the Kanban board & Jira)
  • Jointly responsible with the team for converting the Product backlog into ‘Done’ potentially releasable increments.
  • Recognises and influences key stakeholders and adapts conversations according to level of technical understanding.
  • Works with strategic supplier’s onshore and offshore development teams as required.
  • Is actively involved with relevant technology & analyst communities and acts as an ambassador for Whitbread’s BI Delivery function.

What we are looking for

  • Solid experience of T-SQL (stored procedures, functions)
  • Experience of Tableau or Power BI
  • Experience with relational and multi-dimensional databases and data modelling.
  • Experience with NoSQL databases (Cosmos preferred
  • Integration and ETL experience
  • Able to conduct requirements gathering and train business users
  • End-to-end delivery experience working across the full BI software development lifecycle
  • Knowledge of reporting analysis, design and implementing reports and dashboards
  • Demonstrates analytical skills and critical thinking in connection with understanding the business needs and conveying these to others
  • Strong communication skills recognising and influencing the key stakeholders

Reference: 34491439

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