Randstad - Senior BI Specialist Microstrategy (Freelance/ZZP)
Extension into 2023 possible!
Within the Operational Insights team we know the roles product owner, scrum master, analyst, data engineer, infra specialist and MicroStrategy specialist. Our common goal is to make data work for RGN, our customers and candidates.
The team is responsible for the Management Information System of the Randstad Group Netherlands (Randstad, Tempo-Team and Yacht).
Our data engineers integrate and transform the data from the different systems and then load it into our data warehouse. Accuracy, completeness and timeliness are paramount, with the performance in mind. If the data is in our data warehouse, our MicroStrategy specialists will create the semantic / schema layer, the attributes and the metrics. The result is a self-service environment for creating reports and dashboards. In addition, we develop standard reports and dashboards that are used throughout the organization.
Note: at this moment the team is in a challenging phase where legacy software needs to be phased out while keeping the ‘shop’ open.
As a senior BI developer you take the lead in the development of our MicroStrategy self service environment delivering reporting & dashboarding
In this role you use your specialist knowledge to translate the wishes of the business from a well-designed data model to a user-friendly report or dashboard
You are able to make the right trade-offs between the functional wish and technical possibilities. The decisions you make affect the big picture
You develop new MicroStrategy schema layers and you are able to explain their structure
You support end users in their reporting needs and are able to help them solve issues that may arise
You are able to advise on improvements on the existing platform and you can support customers in their self-service environment. You have a sober pragmatic approach with a healthy dose of humor
You strive for quality over speed and you are constantly looking for simplification and innovations in order to actually achieve this
Within assignments you oversee the entire process from data source to information product. You are able to understand business processes and translate these into the required information products
You work on deepening and broadening your knowledge in the field of BI Data Warehousing
You are responsible for delivering high-quality, sustainable solutions within coordinated lead times
Sees documenting your work as a way to include others in your logic.
You experience testing the quality of your work within the team as a way to improve yourself and your work
You enjoy sharing knowledge with junior colleagues and vice versa
At least 7 years of relevant work experience in the field of Business Intelligence. Here you have specialist knowledge of the front-end (reporting) activities. You understand how data is created (from source to data warehouse).
We are looking for a professional with a T-shaped profile. This means that you are an expert in the field of reporting (inventory needs, data analysis, metadata layer, reporting and building a dashboard), but you also like to be deployed in other disciplines (backend (ETL / ELT), data modeling, coded infrastructure etc.)
- Focus is on MicroStrategy.
- Extensive knowledge of and hands-on experience with Microstrategy in a large scale environment.
- Experience with cloud computing is an advantage.
- Knowledge of Data Warehouse Architecture and modeling of data models.
- You have a good conversation partner for your colleagues and you can adjust to the relevant level of knowledge.
- Teamplayer & technical Lead (strong personality)
- MicroStrategy certification
- Other BI tooling knowledge
- Proven experience in setting up reporting and dashboarding in a large enterprise environment
- Experience with working according to the Agile process
- English speaking team, so English language is mandatory, Dutch is a pre