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BI Senior Solution Specialist

Posting Country:  Italy
Date Posted:  01-Dec-2021
Full Time / Part Time:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Permanent

At Vodafone, we’re working hard to build a better future. A more connected, inclusive and sustainable world. As a dynamic global community, it's our human spirit, together with technology, that empowers us to achieve this. 

We challenge and innovate in order to connect people, businesses, and communities across the world. Delighting our customers and earning their loyalty drive us, and we experiment, learn fast and get it done, together.

With us, you can be truly be yourself and belong, share inspiration, embrace new opportunities, thrive, and make a real difference.

Role Purpose

The Vodafone Italy Business Intelligence and Big Data team is the owner of the Vodafone Italy data stack which includes Business Intelligence and Big Data system. It provides data and services to different stakeholders from predefined reports for business users, to self-service reporting for advanced BI users and analytics platform for data scientists. The platform we manage answers to multiple business needs leveraging on standard BI and ETL tools as well as on modern real time data streaming tools.
The IT Business Intelligence Solution Manager is responsible for the end to end collaboration with business users and dev team and to bring the requirements to life. The candidate will follow the solution design from business requirement to deployment, focusing on the E2E vision and guaranteeing a successful, on time & on budget delivery. The role covers the concept phase, data model & integrations design and dev/test governance. The main stakeholder are business owners, BI technical designers, and dev team.

Key accountabilities and decision ownership

•    Work with business owner to collect and evolve requirements. Together you will create the product vision and anticipate company’s needs.
•    Understand the data, and how to handle them inside the BI environment to create values from information, ensuring data quality.
•    Define the best modelling solution to make data easily accessible and reusable
•    Govern a team of outsourced and offshore designers during the entire project, from requirement collection to development, testing, and deployment.
•    Be the subject matter expert for the different BI areas on which you work
•    Manage the projects within Business Intelligence team to achieve the business requirements within the agreed timelines and high quality
•    Collect requirements and come up with technical solution to bring them to life
•    Comply with company data governance, data standards and software development methodology in the delivery
•    Provide input to long-range data warehousing plans & designs current ETL systems to be in alignment with the long-range objectives 
•    Recommend approaches, lead design and create solid technical solutions for complex business scenarios 

Core competencies, knowledge and experience

•    Understand business requirements to enhance the systems and provide the necessary data in the best way according to the IT strategy and the business needs. 
•    Data model design experience to create new analysis area and integrate them in the semantic layer
•    Standardized modelling technique to simplify the learning curve and guarantee consistency in the data model.
•    Data quality to avoid redundancy and pattern that may lead to data replication and misalignment

Must have technical / professional qualifications

•    Project management and organizational skills
•    Experience in data model design in relational and no relational DBMS
•    Knowledge of SQL, NOSQL (preferably Teradata, Cloudera and distributed database systems)
•    Past experience / collaboration in BI pipeline design projects
•    Knowledge of Microstrategy and/or other data reporting tools
•    Experience in building data models and dashboards
•    Bachelor’s degree in computer science, engineering and/or other STEM degrees
•    Working experience in similar roles
•    Attitude to plan and organize work to deliver project as agreed
•    Great communication skills and stakeholder’s management
•    Fluent English (both speaking and writing)
•    (Preferred) Knowledge of Cloud Data Architecture for DataWareHousing
•    Proactive in the day by day working tasks and attitude in acquiring new skills

Vodafone is committed to attracting, developing and retaining the very best people by offering a motivating and inclusive workplace in which talent is truly recognised and rewarded. We are committed to promoting Inclusion for All with the belief that diversity plays an important role in the success of our business. We actively encourage everyone to consider becoming a part of our journey.