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BI Reporting Developer

Business Role Type
Business Support Role
Business Support Departments
IT
Location
Cardiff
External Closing Date
31/01/2020
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Role Purpose

The BI Reporting Developer will lead a team of developers to ensure that data solutions are designed and delivered to meet the functional and non-functional demands of the business and customer. Our focus in data delivery is to provide a self-service platform to the business so they can make key decisions and drive innovation.

The Developer will work towards this goal with a team made up of other developers, testers, report builders, data modellers, analysts and administrators. The successful candidate will support what the team and what they develop and maybe expected to cover out of hours on-call.

Department Vision

The department is currently in a transition phase moving from a tactical solution to a strategic one. This project has been well received by the business and has already made an impact the day to day operations and decision making.

As part of this project, we have investigated new tools and methods of working that have seen an increase in the speed we can deliver. The vision will be to give more autonomy to the end users and allow them to make their own reports and dashboards freeing up developers’ time to add value with new functionality and innovations.

Going forward we are also looking at how we adopt cloud and big data technologies and what benefits this can bring the analytical teams throughout Admiral.

Who are we looking for?

We take on many different roles within IT, but we consistently look for people who are: -

  • Smart
  • Passionate about what they do
  • A continual learner (forever inquisitive for self-improvement)
  • Takes the initiative in design and reporting delivery
  • Self-motivated, creative and highly disciplined
  • Solutions driven
  • Positive and a great team member
  • Able to work with all levels of seniority across IT and the wider business

Competencies

We are seeking people able to demonstrate the following competencies;

  • Adaptable to changing circumstances and accepting of new ideas and initiatives.
  • Develops, applies and shares technical expertise proactively.
  • Engages with and contributes to company culture and team spirit.
  • High standards for quality and quantity, with a focus on customer needs and satisfaction.
  • Ability to analyse and comprehend data and information from diverse sources and produce workable solutions to problems.
  • Initiates and generates activity.
  • Provides others with a clear direction and takes responsibility for actions, projects and people.

Requirements / Technologies

You will work with many technologies across all aspects of IT, the following technologies are core but experience is not essential.

  • MicroStrategy
  • Teradata and WhereScape
  • Oracle, SQL Server (2016)
  • Informatica

Must Haves

  • Good knowledge of SQL
  • Good BI tool experience i.e. MicroStrategy, Power BI, Tableau etc.
  • Knowledge of Agile delivery

 

About Admiral

We're Wales’ only FTSE 100 company. We have forward-thinking approaches and provide endless opportunities to test, learn and grow. There's a reason we've been named a Best Place to Work: our progressive culture, core values, and commitment to diversity and inclusion have created a working environment where people share ideas, aren’t afraid to speak up and change things, and above all, feel valued.

Admiral has grown from being a small start-up into a multi-national organisation. The company is constantly investigating new products, services and markets and is now present in eight countries with a diverse product portfolio.

Our success goes hand-in-hand with having a strong culture where we put our people and customers first. Our philosophy is simple yet effective: people who like what they do, do it better, and this, in turn, means that our customers receive the level of service and products that they deserve. Our culture is honest, open and wholeheartedly focused on four key areas:

Communication, Equality, Reward & Recognition, and Fun.

Salary, Benefits and Work-Life Balance

We do not have a set salary for this position, as it will be dependent on the successful candidate’s experience. We are happy to see CVs from all candidates who meet the requirements and will be happy to discuss the remuneration package.

At Admiral, we are proud to be a diverse business where we put our people and customers first. We have great benefits to ensure employees have a great work-life balance; it's one of the reasons we're voted no. 1 in the 2019 Sunday Times Best Big Companies to Work For in the UK. We want you to have an element of freedom to define a working lifestyle that supports this, so accommodate flexible hours wherever possible.

You can also view some of our other key benefits here; https://admiraljobs.co.uk/employee-benefits/.

If you would like to be considered for this opportunity, please click “apply now” to complete an online application form.

The Recruitment Officer looking after this role is Allison Martin. If you have any queries about this position, please feel free to drop her an e-mail allison.martina22@admiralgroup.co.uk or give her a call on the recruitment line – 0800 118 1619.

Please note, we are unable to accept CVs via email.

 

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