BI Visualisation Lead

Our client is a global law firm looking for a BI Visualisation Lead, and can be based in any of these locations – Birmingham, Edinburgh, Leeds, Liverpool, London, Manchester, or Sheffield on a permanent basis.

The Business Intelligence Visualisation Lead will be the key person in the design and delivery of fixed data visualisations, such as dashboards, within the Finance BI Reporting system.

Main duties and responsibilities:

  • Ownership of the data visualisation capability
  • A significant contribution to the technical leadership of the Finance BI Reporting team.
  • Mentoring of junior data-developers within the team.
  • Accurate and consistent depiction of metrics within data visualisations on all hardware platforms.
  • Enhancement of existing data visualisations to support new or changed business requirements.
  • Development of new data visualisations to support new and changed business requirements.
  • Assisting in the refinement of Agile Stories associated with the development of data visualisations.
  • Organising the assignment of work to 3rd party developers assigned to them for the duration of a project.
  • Providing meaningful and achievable goals to the junior developers reporting to them.
  • Ensuring the data solution for BI Reporting is in line with the overall business requirement and technical strategy.

EA Compliance:

  • Overseeing the documentation of all programming design and process-analysis work
  • Consulting with infrastructure, project and product teams to ensure consistency with the enterprise architecture, as well as to consult as appropriate, and when it seems necessary to modify the enterprise architecture.

About You:

  • Good knowledge of SAP HANA XS Classic application services, and the development of visualisation applications within it is critical to this role.
  • Knowledge of SAP HANA XS Advanced application platform would be desirable for this role.
  • Experience of migrating SAP HANA XS Classic applications to XS Advanced would be desirable.
  • Good leadership skills: experience leading small, focused data visualisation teams, as well as third-party contributors.
  • An ability to assist in the understanding and translation of business issues and clearly formulate technical solutions to the issues.
  • Practical experience in working within a Scrum Agile development environment, and delivering against a regular Sprint cadence.
  • Ability to perform code reviews, to lead the data visualisation team in the application of good practice.
  • Familiarity with information management practices, system development life cycle management, IT services management, infrastructure and operations.
  • Experience of working within a corporate Finance department is desirable, though not mandatory.
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