Development Manager - Data Warehouse
Within our Group Information Services (GIS) Division we deliver, manage and maintain the systems that support Computacenter’s business.
Our mission statement is “to be recognised as an approachable, flexible and responsive Division which understands our customers' needs and is committed to delivering innovative, cost effective services and solutions.”
An exciting and challenging opportunity has arisen to be the manager of our UK based Data Warehouse development and support team, managing eight development and support staff. Reporting to the Group Business Intelligence Manager, you will deliver and support solutions spanning multiple operating countries, working closely with other GIS colleagues and many other people across Computacenter. The role presents the right candidate with the remit and responsibility to work in a variety of business spaces, including Finance, HR, Sales and Services Operations, leveraging leading edge technologies and best practices.
You will be responsible for the development, management and support of a business critical Data Warehouse that supports both our customers and more than 15,000 internal users across a wide range of business processes and disciplines
The Ideal Candidate
Background of the Candidate:
You will have a background in application development, utilizing Microsoft technologies (preferably including those related to data warehousing and business intelligence). Your experience should encompass full application lifecycle delivery, covering requirements analysis, design, development, testing, implementation and post go-live support. Experience of a variety of methodologies across agile and waterfall techniques would be welcome. You will have experience delivering new systems, enhancing existing ones and managing a variety of smaller requests and support issues.
Your previous role(s) should include working in application management positions in a company of similar size to Computacenter, collaborating with a range of internal customers at all levels of seniority. Whilst the role does not require you to carry out day to day hands on technical tasks (coding), it does require the candidate to provide strong technical direction, assure clear requirements, assist with (or directly produce as necessary) technical designs and to act in a quality assurance and technical mentoring capacity.
The following management and technical skills are required:
- Proven leadership and management attributes
- Excellent interpersonal skills
- Excellent written and presentation skills
- Demonstrable experience of project management methodologies
- Able to handle change and innovation
- Experience in requirements management and analysis
Technical skills required:
- Demonstrable experience of using the Microsoft technology stack
- Knowledge and experience of data warehouse methodologies and tools (preferable)
- Application and database design
- Infrastructure awareness (server, storage, network)
- Security and compliance awareness
Competitive salary + comprehensive flexible scheme
About the Company
We advise customers on their IT strategy; implement the most appropriate technology from a wide range of leading vendors and manage their technology infrastructures on their behalf. At every stage we make our customers’ businesses sharper by removing cost, complexity and barriers to change across their IT infrastructures.
Our corporate and government clients are served by offices across the UK, Germany, France, the Benelux countries, Spain and South Africa. We also serve our customers’ global requirements through our extensive partner network.
Key facts about Computacenter
Computacenter is Europe’s leading independent provider of IT infrastructure services & solutions
Our focus is on corporate and government organisations, typically of from 500 to 10,000 employees, and large enterprises of 10,000 or more employees.
Over 12,000 staff employed across the Group. 2016 adjusted profit before tax was £86.4 million. Revenues were £3.25 billion
Over 70% of Computacenter’s Group revenue comes from services, software, and sales of enterprise products such as servers and connectivity/networking technology
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