5 Sep 2017

Apprenticeship Apprentice Business Intelligence Developer

QA Apprenticeships – Posted by QA Apprenticeships Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom

Job Description

QA Apprenticeships

Apprentice Business Intelligence Developer

Town: Edinburgh
Postcode: EH12
Salary: £318.00 per week
Closing Date: 2017-11-18
Vacancy ID: 1211-0001-00012807

Company Profile:

NHS NSS supports customers to deliver their services more efficiently and effectively. We offer shared services on a national scale using best-in-class systems and standards. Our aim is to help our customers save money and free up resources so they can be re-invested into essential services. We also provide consultancy and support to help public bodies join up health and social care. Our priority is always the same. To support Scotland’s health. We do this by offering whatever’s needed, whenever and wherever it’s needed and to whoever needs it.

Job Details:

Job Description

An opportunity has arisen in Edinburgh for an Apprentice Business Intelligence Developer to join our Business Intelligence team in NHS National Services Scotland (NSS).

NSS provides a diverse range of services to the NHS and the wider public sector. As well as direct services such as blood transfusion and national screening programmes, NSS provides a wide range of support services such as: collation, interpretation and dissemination of information; payment of primary care practitioners; surveillance of infectious and communicable diseases; national procurement; counter fraud services and provision of expert legal services.

This is an exciting opportunity for the right person to join an organisation which is supporting and improving the health and wellbeing of Scotland. It is a fantastic chance to gain industry experience, to learn new skills working with the latest technologies and to start a rewarding career in the exciting and rapidly evolving field of Business Intelligence.

Main Responsibilities

The Business Intelligence Department, which consists of a team of 2 systems analysts and 19 software engineers and technical specialists, is part of the Architecture and Solutions tower of the 300-odd strong IT Strategic Business Unit (SBU). The team delivers innovative Business Intelligence solutions used by managers, clinicians, statisticians and researchers across Scotland. Current technologies include Oracle data warehousing, Tableau data visualisation and Business Objects reporting. A technical modernisation programme is in progress to enhance and expand the Business Intelligence capabilities by implementing in-memory data warehousing, data virtualisation and a ‘big data’ platform

  • Development and support of Oracle data marts and extract, transformation and load (ETL) procedures;
  • Development and support of Business Objects universes, dashboards and reports
  • Development and support of Tableau data extracts and visualisations
  • Liaising with business users to gather and analyse requirements

Qualities/ Requirements

  • Good verbal communication skills
  • Work very well in a team and enjoy helping others
  • Be able to work alone when required
  • Be friendly and approachable
  • Have a willingness to learn new skills
  • Have the ability to cope with multiple problems in a calm and professional manner.
  • Demonstrate precision, professionalism, perfectionism, flexibility, passion for new technologies and a pragmatic approach.

Qualification Requirements

Someone with 5 standards (Level 1 – 3) OR 5 National Level 5 grades, both qualifications including Maths and English would be ideal

Other Important Information

Our benefits package includes pension scheme, comprehensive range of work life balance policies, occupational health services, learning resource centres and discounted leisure, financial and shopping benefits.

Daily working hours: Mon – Fri, 9am – 5pm, £16,532pa

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Job Categories: Business/Admin and IT. Job Types: Apprenticeship. Job Tags: -, APP, apprenticeship, Development, IT, L3, SCO, Software, Telecoms, and Web. Salaries: £318.00 per week.


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