Reports Developer – Contract

Background to Dr Foster
Dr Foster works with healthcare organisations to achieve sustainable improvements in their performance through better use of data. We are the leading provider of healthcare analysis and clinical benchmarking solutions worldwide: our specialist teams share their world class expertise with healthcare leaders in hundreds of leading hospitals and commissioning organisations.

Dr Foster is a wholly owned subsidiary of Telstra

Job Summary
The Data Engineering team are responsible for building and maintaining services that transform data into intelligence, presenting it as a data source for a multitude of onward consumers. These include customer facing analytical tools and internal research analysts

The Reports Developer is an integral member of the Data Engineering team, jointly responsible for designing, authoring and documenting reports, data visualisations and the code that populates them

Passionate about continuous improvement the Reports Developer mentors other colleagues in the creation of reports, empowering a culture of self-service BI

With a keen understanding of the underlying data, the Reports developer takes an active role in providing support to data consumers and answering customer queries.

Adhering to and participating in the evolution of documented standards and processes, the Data Engineer works closely with other colleagues to build services that surpass expectations

Key Accountabilities
  • Creating and maintaining appropriate levels of design and process documentation
  • Mentoring and Assisting others in the creation of new reports and visualisations
  • Developing well engineered, production ready solutions that adhere to the strict governance standards controlling the use and access of sensitive data
  • Contributing to the evolution of standards and processes
  • Gaining and Maintaining an in depth knowledge of data sets, processes and transformations
Experience, Skills and Qualifications
  • Comprehensive knowledge of SQL Server with an emphasis on SSRS & T-SQL
  • Significant experience working with business critical data within a data driven organisation
  • Strong design skills with a focus on reports and visualisation
  • Experience working with healthcare data
  • Experience with Power BI desirable
Candidate Attributes
  • An advocate of DevOps; Understands the importance of building robust development processes
  • Tenacious attitude towards problem solving
  • Naturally curious and eager to learn
  • Passionate about continuously improving processes and systems
  • Enthusiastic about learning and supporting different database technologies
  • Comfortable sharing ideas and suggesting improvements
  • Happy to embrace agile working practices
Key Stakeholder Relationships
The Reports Developer is expected to build and maintain relationships with consumers of data at all levels.
Other Points to Note
Regular travel to Nottingham office

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