Stellenbosch, South Africa

BI Front-End Specialist

Entersekt is looking for a BI specialist with a skillset that encapsulates both the functional aspects and the presentation layer of end-user dashboarding and report-writing capability. You need to have a creative flair and methodical approach, love working with tools such as PowerBI, and have a can-do attitude.

The ideal candidate

  • Takes pride and ownership in what they do
  • Showcases strong analytical and critical thinking
  • Has good communication skills
  • Has an ability to work well independently and as part of a team
  • Helps to ensure the quality and data integrity of our BI artefacts
  • Interested in experiencing a cloud-first approach to the world of BI

The role

In this role, you will use your creative flair and report-building expertise to help convert our reporting stack to PowerBI objective alternatives (reports and dashboards), while engaging with cloud-based relational SQL technologies developed using the Azure SQL Data Warehouse and Amazon Redshift technologies.

The ideal candidate is a critical thinker who is passionate about data and performing accurate statistical analysis, but also enjoys the artistic side of report building. You must also be proficient in DAX and ensure the undisputed quality of your work.

Responsibilities

  • Design and build new reports and dashboards using PowerBI
  • Adapt, grow, scale, adjust, and support existing reports
  • Contribute to, produce, and maintain processes, procedures, and operational and architectural documentation for our PowerBI environment and the administration thereof
  • Work with external consultants, and internal software, operations and product teams to conduct successful projects
  • Work with scrum masters, product owners, and senior stakeholders to translate scope into internal technical requirements
  • Assist an MIS team with researching and prototyping front-end reporting mechanisms as we gear and steer our target audience towards automated BI self-service (including web front-ends, third-party tools, and custom reporting software)

Skills & Experience

Successful candidates for this role will generally possess the following qualifications and skills:

  • 5+ years of development experience with technical knowledge of reporting technologies, data integration, and KPI development using industry standard tools such as PowerBI, Pyramid Analytics, Sisense, or Tableau
  • Prior experience in converting and migrating on-premise and/or cloud-based reporting technologies into interactive PowerBI artefacts (sourced via Excel, and On-Premise SSRS, for example)
  • Sound understanding of BI best practices, relational structures, and dimensional data modelling techniques (of the star schema variety)
  • Ability to work directly with report users and stakeholders to produce assets that meet their expectations
  • Exposure to the full SDLC, including solid understanding of Scrum/Agile methodologies

Personality attributes

  • Attention to detail, ability to see projects through to the end, team player, good communicator, determined, problem-solver, challenge-lover, knowledge sponge

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Entersekt is an international software development company based just outside of Cape Town, South Africa.

We are leaders in authentication, app security, and payments enablement technology, offering a highly scalable solution set with a track record of success across multiple continents.