• QlikView Developer

    Job Locations United Kingdom-London
    ID
    2018-5111
    Function
    Data
  • Introduction

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    The central “Insight & Data Science” team at The Economist exists to provide unified, high-quality data to the entire business, and ultimately to ensure we make the right decisions as an organisation. As a member of this team you will have the opportunity to work directly with other BI developers, analysts, data scientists and business stakeholders to make sure our BI and analytics systems deliver the right data to the people who need it.

    In this role you will manage and enhance existing suite of BI Applications. You will translate requirements into BI solutions using established enterprise standards and best practices as well as enhance and enforce enterprise wide BI standards and best practices.  You will also enable self-service BI across business verticals.

    Accountabilities

    How you will contribute:

     

    • Perform impact analysis of new business requirements on existing BI landscape
    • Work closely with Architects on the design of BI solutions
    • Document data flows and mapping rules between source systems and QlikView/Qlik Sense dashboards
    • Build and enforce data quality rules and standards within BI applications
    • Build pro-active tools and processes to monitor and flag data quality gaps and issues within BI applications
    • Help enforce and enhance BI standards used for ETL and data visualisation
    • Evaluate new tools and product updates to help improve effectiveness of existing BI solutions
    • Help build models to enable self-service BI
    • Provide end user training on new / enhanced BI applications

    Indicators used to measure success in this role include:

    • Improved ability to make business decisions using data visualisations
    • Measurable increase in the quality of data across BI applications
    • Ease of accessing business information and client behaviours / trends
    • Reduction in ad-hoc reporting / data requests through self-service BI
    • Optimised BI solutions delivered within time, quality and budget constraints

    Experience, skills and professional attributes

    Other desirable competancies:

     

    • A graduate degree (or equivalent)
    • Extensive experience (2+ years) building and enhancing QlikView/Qlik Sense applications
    • Experience building NPrinting applications
    • Experience administrating QlikView/Qlik Sense platforms.
    • Full software life cycle development exposure within BI space
    • Hands on experience working with relational databases (SQL Server) and SQL
    • Proven experience in transforming tactical work streams into strategic solutions
    • Experience in dealing with business users
    • The ability to convey concepts, issues and risks to technical audience
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
    • Analytical and problem solving skills with attention to detail
    • High levels of energy, enthusiasm and passion to succeed in a dynamic environment

    It would also be desirable if you have:

    • Experience of building Qlik Sense extensions / mashups using HTML, CSS, JavaScript

    Demonstrable knowledge ideal:

    • Data Warehousing concepts
    • ETL tools and processes
    • Dimensional modelling
    • Data Visualisation techniques

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