Our client is currently recruiting for the position of Business Objects Developer, based in Aberdeen
Responsibilities will include:
Lead the design, development, maintenance and support activities related to Business Objects universes, reports and dashboards.
Creatively consider and evaluate alternatives and develop solutions for complex business problems.
Implement complete development cycles, including requirements analysis, design, implementation, documentation, testing, deployment and maintenance.
Create and maintain technical documentation related to the Business Objects environment.
Collaborate with business representatives both internal and external at a variety of organisational levels to gather reporting and analysis requirements.
Interact with system vendors and outside consultants on assigned projects.
Communicate technical information in understandable terms to colleagues in a verbal or written manner.
Troubleshoot potentially complex report, data and system problems while providing quick diagnosis and resolution.
Assignments may require applying analytical techniques and the interpretation of somewhat unstructured information.
Prioritise workload appropriately and communicate timelines and project progress effectively.
Participate in the recommendation and design of system upgrades and enhancements, new technologies, products, and innovations.
Technical degree or equivalent preferable.
Technical certifications (Oracle, SQL, Microsoft Developer), ITIL Foundations preferable.
Skills & Experience
Highly proficient with Business Objects Universe, Report and Dashboard design.
Proficiency in requirements analysis, design, implementation, documentation, testing, deployment and maintenance.
Proficiency with manipulating large data sets, interpreting data trends, report automation and process improvement.
Proficient in presenting complex concepts and data results in a clear and effective manner through published reports and verbally.
Familiarity with the creation of visual reports and dashboards using Web Intelligence and managing and developing universes to power these reports and dashboards is an advantage.
Experience in writing, understanding and troubleshooting SQL code, using query tools such as Quest Toad and working with Microsoft Excel in creating macros, pivots, complex calculations, charts is an advantage.
In addition be familiar with reporting and dashboarding concepts, have advanced IT skills in the following disciplines:
Business Objects suite and toolsets
Fundamentals of MS SQL
Fundamentals of Oracle RDBMS
Development lifecycle experience
Source code management practices
Crystal Reports / Business Objects reporting
Interfacing / ETL Technologies
GUI development principles
Master Data Management concepts
If you feel that you are well suited to the above opportunity and would like to find out more then please contact Orion Group for more information or apply by forwarding your current CV quoting reference xxxxxxx1