Data Intelligence Developer (PowerBI)

The job in a nutshell

Are you experienced with PowerBI and have a keen interesting in improving technical functionality through the development of how GoCo Group will utilise PowerBI to advance our data provision? Do you also have the ability to bridge the gap between development and analyst roles through a proven knowledge of BI/Data Development and also a well versed approach to gathering requirements to evolve existing reports and investigate the best outputs for PowerBI?

GoCompare have a new opportunity within our group data team to do just that! You will be responsible for supporting the growth and formulation of future data strategy across multiple brands within GoCo. You will work with the wider business to enable better provision and interpretation of data.

You will be able to make improvements to the PowerBI system through extensive application of the tool in your career so far and undertake complicated queries, taking it beyond straight forward visualisation to a new vision that feeds into strategy for data tools at GoCo.

You will also be instrumental in the integration of PowerBI with Azure as we move into the cloud, so if you have experience in a cloud environment this would be a definite plus!

Skills and experience you’ll need to have

  • Educated to degree level or equivalent professional experience
  • Excellent knowledge of working with Power BI
  • Strong understanding of SSAS and SSRS, SQL views, stored procedures, agent jobs etc.
  • Excellent understanding of relational databases and dimensional models to build cubes
  • Knowledge and/or experience of Databricks would be desirable
  • Experience of interpreting and defining business requirements and their implementation and delivery
  • Experience of working within a data and reporting focused team
  • Experience of working within a controlled work management environment
  • Experience of communicating with all levels of the business
  • Passionate about technology, with an ability to master new technologies
  • Ability to manage own workload and proactively flag any conflicts
  • Experience of effective collaboration with the business to help embed the right business intelligence content

What you’ll be responsible for

  • Help create and implement the Data Intelligence strategy for the evolution of the Power BI reporting suite. To include but not restricted to developing reports and the associated data layers
  • Supports the Data Intelligence Manager in developing and steering strategies to drive continuous improvement
  • Aid gathering requirements and implementation for the ongoing evolution of the reporting suite for Gocompare.com and its partners
  • Work proactively to identify the business reporting needs to help expand the group reporting suite
  • Team member with an ability to work across multiple teams and contribute the development of a group data platform
  • Ability to take stakeholder requirements, understand them and turn them into a powerful story told through engaging
  • Confident communicating with stakeholders of all levels, including the ability to advise, train and support colleagues across the business

Who you’ll be working with

  • Business Stakeholders - support business users of data to enable them to understand, digest and effectively utilise the DI and data outputs and to collate a high level view of business performance
  • Data Stakeholders – Liaise with data engineering teams to help shape the data for the Gocompare.com reporting suite
  • External stakeholders – day-to-day transactional relationships

About us

We’re on a mission to help people everywhere save time and money – whether that’s on essential outgoings or on the things that they enjoy.

If someone is looking for an insurance policy for the first time, wants to beat their renewal quote, is searching for the right financial product, or is after a great utility deal, our comparison website – GoCompare – is there to help. We work with trusted insurance providers, financial services organisations and partners to provide a real breadth of coverage across the market.

Through MyVoucherCodes we bring savings from thousands of fashion, retail, restaurant, entertainment, travel and tech brands to millions of people.

Energylinx, our Ofgem-accredited energy comparison and switching service, brings great energy deals from more suppliers than any other UK switching site to UK households and businesses.

And weflip, an automatic switching service that helps people save time and money by flipping them onto better energy tariffs, uses technology to bring a new, hands-off approach to staying on great deals, forever.

GoCompare embraces diversity and truly believe in equal opportunities for all. We believe that inclusion and diversity increases creativity, delivers innovation, improves performance and better serves our customers.

We truly believe in the ethos that companies with greater diversity perform better than those without. It is for these reasons that all qualified applicants will be considered for employment regardless of age, race, religion, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, parental status, disability, educational background or any other characteristic for that matter that doesn’t relate to your ability to perform the role.

Benefits

GoCompare offer a competitive benefits package including:

  • Flexible working hours
  • Bonus
  • 25 days holidays plus bank holidays
  • Birthday day off
  • Death in service
  • Matched pension (up to 6%)
  • Private medical cover
  • Buy and sell holiday options
  • Extra holidays for length of service
  • Share save scheme
  • Enhanced maternity and paternity policies
Go for it
Salary:

Up to £45,000 plus bonus and benefits

Location:

Newport

Job Reference:

gocompare/TP/41/196

Closing date:

24th June 2019

Contract type:

Full time

Contract details:

Permanent

Working hours:

37.5 hours per week

Go for it