Save the Children Solutions Developer Jobs in Kenya

Save the Children Solutions Developer Jobs in Kenya


The Opportunity

  • Save the Children International Kenya Country office has an exciting opportunity for you to join our team as Solutions Developer (BI). The role holder will Work with members of the global IT teams/he will be responsible for building, implementing and supporting Business Intelligence (BI) solutions within the organisation.

  • This role holder will partner with business stakeholders in order to understand their analytic requirements, and implement and maintain BI solutions to meet these needs, utilising best practices. The role requires experience in adapting existing solutions as well as creating new solutions. The role holder will be expected to work outside the normal role profile and be able to vary working hours accordingly.

    Qualification and Experience

    Essential

  • Computing degree - BSc, BA or equivalent experience.

  • Experience of working with SQL Server databases, including creating & modifying T-SQL scripts, stored procedures, functions, triggers, writing ad-hoc queries and dynamic SQL

  • Proven understanding of Data Modelling and Analytics

  • Experience of working closely with non-technical staff, demonstrating an ability to translate and negotiate non-technical requirements into a detailed technical specification.

  • Good interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills with a proven ability to explain complex technical ideas and problems clearly to non-experts.

  • Self-motivated, enthusiastic, and strong problem solving skills.

  • Cultural awareness and experience of delivering solutions internationally.

  • Experience maintaining source control
    in Git.

  • Strong experience with various Software Development Life cycles (SDLC) methodologies: Agile or Standard waterfall initiatives.

  • Proven experience working with various Project Management practices and disciplines.

  • Demonstrated strong interpersonal skills to augment a close working relationship with cross functional teams.

  • A history of designing and implementing reporting solutions that are both functional and engaging.

  • Meticulous attention to detail.

    Desirable

  • Experience of working with Microsoft's BI technology stack SSIS, SSRS, SSAS (tabular model), Power BI, Power Query, Excel, Azure Synapse Analytics, Azure Data Factory, Azure Data Bricks, HD Insight.

  • Proficiency in T-SQL, SQL, DAX, MDX, Python/Scala/Spark SQL, XML, YAML, JSON
    CRM/ERP knowledge.

  • Non-profit sector knowledge/experience.

  • Experience of working within an agile project delivery environment and with offshore project team members.

  • Experience working with JIRA.

  • Stream Analytics.

  • Event Hubs.

  • Cosmos DB.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Save the Children Solutions Developer Jobs in Kenya


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