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Business Intelligence Leader

Edmonton, AB
Full Time
57 minutes ago
Company:Finning International Inc.

Number of Openings: 1

Worker Type:Permanent

Position Overview:The primary focus of this leadership position will be delivering BI solutions, by developing and leveraging Finning's data platforms. This leader will design, develop, implement and monitor the semantic layer of our analytics stack. They will mentor team members on building data models and help create data warehouses used for consumption. They're also responsible to provide training and communication around new tools and capabilities for internal customers. This position requires strong understanding and hands-on experience in a variety of BI and data tools/technologies to guide/mentor team members. This person will collaborate and work closely with BI Analysts as well as our Data Engineers.

The successful candidate will be located in either Calgary, Edmonton, Vancouver or Regina.

Job Description:
Major Job Functions:

  • Identify and implement best practices across Global BI development tools (SSAS, Azure Synapse)
  • Organizes data into formats and structures that optimize reuse and efficient delivery to businesses and analytics teams and system applications
  • Collaborate with analytics engineers, data engineers & SMEs to design scalable data marts to promote a self-service environment
  • Increase the value of BI solutions by innovating how Finning interacts and utilizes data
  • Present and translate technical information for a business audience and business information for a technical audience effectively
  • Exceptional customer service, leadership, problem solving and decision making skills
  • Manage team of BI Developers & Analysts delivering to BI, Data, & Analytics Strategy
  • Provide coaching and feedback to team members
  • Coach and lead Agile teams on Agile values, practices, and processes and ensure that the Agile team is fully functional, productive, and focused on the sprint goals
  • Facilitate daily stand-ups, sprint planning, sprint retrospective

  • Lead data modeling projects for internal and external customers across entire project lifecycle
  • Design and maturation of the enterprise level semantic layer containing business rules and data models
  • Define and align the roles and responsibilities of the BI and Analytics team members within DSS
  • Collaborate and communicate with other DSS resources to ensure alignment of strategies and initiatives
  • Link BI business artifacts, workflows, and outcomes to strategy by liaising with the business and support units
  • Delivery of BI and Analytics initiatives in collaboration with other DSS teams
  • Selling the vision of DSS to end users ensuring that the business is maximizing value of their investments

Education & Experience:
  • A minimum of 5 years experience building, implementing data models
  • A minimum of 3 years of relevant data management and analytics experience in a highly complex environment.
  • A minimum of 4 years of managerial experience
  • A minimum of 3 years of relevant data processing or warehousing experience
  • A minimum of 2 years experience as a SCRUM Master
  • High proficiency with data skills including data extraction, cleansing, governance, analysis and visualization.
  • Natural collaborator with communication skills to effectively communicate data outputs and analytic concepts to various business partners, information users and stakeholders.
  • University degree in Computer Science, Business, Information Management or equivalent.

W e are committed to diversity at Finning, to building and sustaining a diverse and inclusive workforce and as an equal opportunity employer we encourage applications from all qualified individuals. Finning does not discriminate against applicants based on genders, races, national and ethnic origins, religions, ages, sexual orientation, marital and family status, and/or mental or physical disabilities.
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