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Business Analyst/Data Warehouse Consultant

Business Analyst/Data Warehouse

Requisition Details:

  • Experience in gathering requirements and working with the business on BI and Data Warehousing
  • Participates in meetings with Client stakeholders to understand business requirements in detail
  • Provides understanding of the functional areas of the current system
  • Provides inputs on functional aspects of the project throughout the project life cycle
  • Participates in creation of source to target data mapping and master data mapping
  • Interact daily and carry out knowledge transition through Mail/Tele/Video conference, etc.
  • Finalize Documents
  • Should have strong knowledge of different database
  • Working with several large and complex SQL databases
  • Plan and implement the overall data warehousing and business intelligence strategy
  • Analyses business intelligence data and makes recommendations for data warehouse growth and integration for the enterprise
  • Work with IT and business customers to develop requirements for designing the data warehouse architecture
  • Provides support and technical guidance to ensure architecture and framework are aligned with BI application needs
  • Leads and consults on the implementation and integration of data warehouses; ensures data is current and meets organizational quality and integrity standards
  • Oversee all aspects of data warehousing and business intelligence projects
  • Good experience in working with large scale and successful BI and Data Warehousing initiatives within the Organization
  • Should possess good communication skills

Location:  downtown Toronto

Length:  6 mos to start

Rate:  open depending on experience – 70-85/hr

Sr. ETL Developer/Architect

Developer/Architect

Prospective candidates require proven experience leading full phase solution design and delivery within the business intelligence and data warehouse space. The desired applicant must have strong communications skills (verbal and written) and know how to partner with cross-department teams, prospects, calients and business audiences in order to relate complex solutions in simple terms.

Location: Mississauga – close to Pearson Airport

Employment Type: Permanent

REQUIRED SKILLS

  • 8-10 years experience in DW/BI projects with competent level of knowledge in various ETL and BI tools
  • Experience in full life cycle solution design and implementation
  • Strong knowledge of business intelligence and data warehousing architecture
  • Strong communication and presentation skills

Responsibilities:

  • Hands-on involvement in the design, development, implementation, and maintenance of DW/BI solutions.
  • Closely work with all levels of business with varying levels of technical knowledge to gather accurate and actionable business, technical requirements and deliver solutions to support those requirements with minimal supervision on multiple concurrent projects.
  • Work with sales team to exploit opportunities for our suite of products and services.
  • On-site and remote demonstrations to clients or prospects.
  • Discuss, capture and define customer requirements as part of the Discovery Process including on-site client/prospect meetings.
  • Working closely with members of delivery, infrastructure and support to ensure appropriate solution design is provided and implemented.
  • Support RFP/RFI and proposal process.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • The candidate should have total of 8-10 years of delivery experience, familiar with all phases of SDLC.
  • Minimum of 5 years of hands on experience (certification is preferred) in at least one ETL and one BI technologies listed below:
    • ETL – Datastage Infosphere, Talend, Abinitio
    • BI – MicroStrategy, Qlikview, Cognos, SAP
  • Experience designing and implementing data marts, and/or data warehouses
  • B2B Pre Sales support and involvement in sales and business development process
  • Experience in building technical solutions for RFIs, RFPs, tenders and quotation documents
  • Experience in navigating through complex multi-dimensional business source systems to drive solutions

Other desired skills include:

  • Design and development experience with visual insight, active dashboards, and mobile
  • Strong SQL skills with the ability to optimize, analyze, and improved database SQL performance on any of the following platforms: Oracle, DB2, Teradata, SQL Server
  • Knowledge of web presentation architectures and hardware/software implementations for business intelligence
  • Knowledge of smart data presentation (scorecards, dashboards, and other advanced analytics)

This is a permanent job

Location – west Toronto (Mississauga officially) near Pearson Airport

Salary – 90-110K (may go higher for a good fit)