DW/BI Architect; Acurian (A PPD Company)

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Education and Experience: 

Bachelor's degree or equivalent and relevant formal academic / vocational qualification
Previous experience that provides the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the job (comparable to 12+ years).

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Effective organizational skills with strong attention to detail for production of high quality deliverables
  • Highly advanced expertise with data manipulation and visualization tools such as Tableau, Talend,  report writing packages or MS Access
  • Demonstrated ability to learn new software and systems
  • Expert knowledge of SQL and demonstrated ability to apply SQL creatively to a wide variety of business requirements
  • Proficiency with Business Intelligence tools
  • Strong analytical and decision making skills
  • Ability to mentor and coach a diverse team and support team structure
  • Demonstrated ability to provide training and facilitation for new users on processes, procedures and systems
  • Ability to motivate and integrate team members
  • Organizing and maintaining data processes to meet ongoing data warehouse lifecycle needs
  • Experience in Data Modelling and use of Data Modelling tools
Management Role:

No management responsibility 
Working Conditions and Environment:
  • Work is performed in an office environment with exposure to electrical office equipment.
  • Occasional drives to site locations with occasional travel both domestic and international.
Physical Requirements:
  • Frequently stationary for 6-8 hours per day. 
  • Repetitive hand movement of both hands with the ability to make fast, simple, repeated movements of the fingers, hands, and wrists.  
  • Frequent mobility required.
  • Occasional crouching, stooping, bending and twisting of upper body and neck.    
  • Light to moderate lifting and carrying (or otherwise moves) objects including luggage and laptop computer with a maximum lift of 15-20 lbs.
  • Ability to access and use a variety of computer software developed both in-house and off-the-shelf.
  • Ability to communicate information and ideas so others will understand; with the ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
  • Frequently interacts with others to obtain or relate information to diverse groups.  
  • Works independently with little guidance or reliance on oral or written instructions and plans work schedules to meet goals.  Requires multiple periods of intense concentration.
  • Performs a wide range of variable tasks as dictated by variable demands and changing conditions with little predictability as to the occurrence.  Ability to perform under stress.  Ability to multi-task.  
  • Regular and consistent attendance.

PPD is an affirmative action employer that values diversity as a strength and fosters an environment of mutual respect.  PPD provides equal employment opportunities without regard to age, race, color, pregnancy, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status or other status within any other protected group.

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