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BI Engineer

United Arab Emirates, Dubai, DubaiOpreations

Job description

About GAC

The GAC Group is a privately-owned company, specialising in providing high-quality shipping, logistics and marine services to customers worldwide. Emphasising a long-term approach, innovation, ethics and a strong human touch, GAC delivers a flexible and value-adding portfolio to help you achieve your strategic goals.
Read more about the company at www.gac.com


Expectation

The Senior Big Data Engineer function will be part of Information Management Department whose mission is to introduce a set of policies, processes, organisational changes, and technologies to optimise and automate ways to identify, create, collect, classify, organise, govern, secure, use, exchange, maintain, preserve, and dispose of information in GAC Group.
The primary goal for the role is to design and develop technology solutions in the area of Data Integration & Reporting, including Data Ingestion & Processing, Reporting & Business Intelligence, and Corporate Performance Management, to enable and support the goals & priorities set by the Digital Product Managers (DPM). The successful candidate will report to and work under the guidance and instruction of Technical Development Manager – Data Integration & Reporting. The DPMs have functional responsibilities over the development team regarding setting priorities and resource allocation. Technical Development Manager – Data Integration & Reporting has managerial responsibilities over the development team for any type of technical decision and talent management.


Job requirements

Basic Qualifications

  • 4 – 8 years’ experience in data warehousing and Power BI technologies and frameworks
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in quantitative or technical fields
  • Excellent written and spoken English skills - the ability to communicate effectively is a must.
  • The ability to work in a dynamic, fast-paced, work environment.
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work under minimal supervision.
  • Shipping, Logistics and Marine domain experience is preferred but not necessary.


Job Requirements:

  • Experience and knowledge in reporting, data storytelling, and data visualisation techniques based on proven scientific research (Tufte, Few, Hichert, etc.).
  • Knowledge in creating standardised (pixel-perfect) reports in MS SSRS, Power BI or other BI tools.
  • Experience in creating interactive dashboards in Power BI or other BI tools.
  • Experience in creating scorecards, e.g. Balanced Scorecard, including setting up targets, normalisation of KPI values, and creating strategic maps based on KPI values in Power BI or other BI tools.
  • Experience in creating dimensional models (tabular or multidimensional) in Power BI or other BI tools.
  • Experience in data processing in Power BI (PowerQuery M formula language) or other ETL tools to be able to take data from the source system in a raw format and transform them into a target data model required for reporting and data analysis.
  • Good knowledge of MS Excel, including add-ins such as Power Pivot, Power Query, and Power Map.
  • Knowledge of data analytics.
  • Knowledge of DAX language used for data manipulation and advanced calculations in Power BI will be considered an advantage.
  • Knowledge of using other aspects in Power BI such as subscriptions, data alerts, Q&A queries, machine learning, etc will be considered an advantage.
  • Knowledge of managing Power BI environment, including security, performance, change management, report publishing, etc. will be considered an advantage.
  • Knowledge of Hichert International Business Communication Standards and practical experience in implementing this standard will be considered an advantage.

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