BI Analyst - ETL, Cognos, MS BI Stack

Job Title: BI Analyst - ETL, Cognos, MS BI Stack
Contract Type: Contract
Location: London
Salary: £400 per day - Out of scope
Start Date: Nov/Dec 2017
Reference: JD%2FC%2F17235
Contact Name: Jackie Dean
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 10, 2017 11:19

Job Description

BI Analyst, Business Intelligence, ETL, Cognos, MS BI Stack, SSRS, SSAS, PowerBI, Excel, Data visualisation tools

Business Intelligence Analyst required for min 4 month contract with government client in Central London.

Advises the business and executives on how BI (processes, practices and technologies) play a critical role in improving business management and optimisation; designs organisation-wide “views” and custom reports.

Hold workshops, elicit requirements, document the TO-BE process and perform a gap analysis, create a data model and other documentation (with appropriate version control and liaise with internal ETL teams to get the data model built and generate the report suite in Cognos Reporting Suit (versions 8 and 10) and using MS BI Stack (including SSRS, SSAS and PowerBI).

Identifying business needs and issues by fostering relationships with key stakeholders across Senior Executive team, Operations, Risks, Marketing and Business teams through holding workshops, elicit requirements, document the TO-BE process and perform a gap analysis for MI/BI Capabilities and Services.
Looking for a motivated problem solver with a desire to learn about complex business domains and deliver cutting edge analytical and data visualisation solutions.

As a Data Analyst/Scientist you will have strong communication skills and knowledge of BI, dash boarding and reporting.

You will be sufficiently technically proficient to be able to liaise with both the teams entering data onto
corporate systems and those responsible for maintaining and enhancing ETL processes.

  • Knowledge to design Reports using Cognos or Microsoft BI Stack, desire to be certified in either technology. 
  • Strong experience using any of BI tools, and experience of gathering requirements for complex solutions to enhance BI/MI Capabilities. 
  • Experience with any of the data visualisation tools – such as Tableau, MS SP PPS, Qlik, etc.
  • Some background in obtaining data from RDBMS using SQL queries. 
  • Advanced Excel user – LookUp’s, PivotTables, external data connections, etc. 
  • Profound in using Excel as a main tool to analyse and represent the data. 
  • Analytical & Logical mind-set, ability to work as part of a wider Analytics team as well as independently, managing own workloads to tight deadlines. 
  • Ability to present data effectively using clear and appropriate visualisations.
  • Creativity - an attitude for making connections across different projects and disciplines. Good communication skills with the ability to clearly explain complex concepts in simple language, both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to present data effectively using clear and appropriate visualisations.
CV Submission Deadline: 13/11 17.00 GSA Techsource Ltd operates as an Employment Agency when recruiting for permanent vacancies, and an Employment Business when recruiting for contract vacancies. All contract rates quoted are to Ltd companies.

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