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Business Intelligence Solution Architect
A new Business Intelligence Solution Architect for iVEDiX will join an impressive team of other Solution Architects and will be supported by talented data gurus and project managers. The teams within iVEDiX are cross-functional, and they work together to design and build end-to-end business intelligence and data warehouse solutions. iVEDiX has worked with some of the largest and most innovative companies across the globe, in industries from telecom to retail. Every project is unique, and a new Solution Architect at iVEDiX will gain diverse experience in many fields. At iVEDiX, Solution Architects work closely with internal project managers, modelers and data architects, as well as with external clients and partners.
Details of the Job:
The iVEDiX Business Intelligence Solution Architect will design and build reporting and analytical applications. They will be responsible for working closely with an iVEDiX Account Manager or Project Manager to develop a suitable project plan that meets the client’s needs. The Solution Architect will intimately understand a client’s business requirements, and will become a Subject Matter Expert (SME) of that particular area or industry. The Solution Architect will work with the Data Architect to produce a dimensional semantic/presentation layer to ensure optimal reporting requirements are being met.
The ideal candidate understands Relational DBMS, OLAP engines (cubes), SQL and MDX Languages, and will have experience using these tools to develop strategies for business
intelligence solutions. The candidate should be familiar with at least one of the commonly-used ETL tools: SSIS, Informatica, Data Stage, or others. The candidate should also be familiar with data warehouse concepts and principles. They must understand how business intelligence reporting solutions fit within an enterprise data model and within data architecture.
The Solution Architect should have experience with the performance optimization of such solutions. In addition to the above, the candidate for the Solution Architect position will:
Be able to conduct assessments of clients’ requirements (technical and business) and document those requirements in the form of proposal and solution roadmaps. A big part of this business is learning on your feet.
Possess the ability to lead interviews of both technical and business personnel, to capture requirements and translate them into technical development specifications (i.e. data mapping documentation). Being a skilled communicator comes in handy, here!
Be able to define the BI solution architecture vision and ensure alignment with the business’ goals, while ensuring that any technical risks are clearly defined and understood by iVEDiX teams and clients.
Have experience presenting technical concepts to executive-level business persons. This includes documenting, communicating, and showcasing the architecture and supporting recommendations of the solution.
Know how to apply applications and analytical reporting, aligned tools and techniques, and a service-oriented data delivery attitude for near real-time reporting.
Have experience developing the BI roadmap architecture deliverable, to include components such as current states, pros and cons, and recommendation reports.
Have experience providing advice and guidance on data approaches and solutions
The candidate will have at least a Bachelor's Degree, but a Master's is preferred.
Field of study: Computer Science, Information Technology, Software Engineering or other related areas.
At least 5 years with Business Intelligence and Data Warehousing solutions.
3+ years of experience using data structures such as highly normalized data models, and Star/Snowflake Schemas.
Excellent SQL programming and relational databases skills.
Computer Science, Information Technology
- Job Location: Dubai, UAE
- Company Industry: Information Technology
- Company Type: Employer (Private Sector)
- Job Role: Technology/IT
- Joining Date: 2014-08-31
- Employment Status: Full time
- Employment Type: Employee
- Number of Vacancies: 1
- Career Level: Mid Career
- Years of Experience: Min: 5
- Residence Location: United Arab Emirates; Bahrain; Kuwait; Oman; Qatar; Saudi Arabia
- Nationality: United Arab Emirates; Bahrain; Kuwait; Oman; Qatar; Saudi Arabia
- Degree: Bachelor's degree / higher diploma