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  • Posted: Jun 3, 2022
    Deadline: Not specified
  • Andela is a global talent accelerator that produces world-class remote developers and connects them with top employers. Andela finds the brightest young people in Africa and gives them the training and mentorship needed to thrive as full-time, remote developers for companies around the world. The company is backed by investors including Steve Case, Omidyar N...
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    Lead Business Intelligence Developer

    What you’ll do:

    • This highly visible business-facing role is responsible for building operational and critically important dashboards, scorecards, and other decision-support visualizations - all on a modern cloud platform. 
    • The role will also support data warehouse design and executive-level discussions regarding new opportunities and viable capabilities of the business intelligence and visualization platform.

    Who you are:

    • Hands-on developer and teammate with passion for working on a variety of data projects.
    • Interacts directly and maintains flexibility with business to meet desired outcomes.
    • Leads effort to build strong functional requirements to deliver premier data visualizations.
    • Builds wireframes for insightful discussions, authors documentation, and supports end-user training around usage and full functionality.
    • Participates and chips in to discussions regarding the advantages and disadvantages of data warehouse design approaches.
    • Maintains metadata catalog for reporting, critical metrics, and available working visualizations.
    • Supports code review process, provides advice and gives constructive feedback to fellow business intelligence and visualization developers.
    • Crafts open dialogues and discourses with data team leads to remove much of the opacity in directional decision making.
    • Supports the drive for innovation through identifying emerging trends and their alignment to business outcomes.
    • Ensures that technical requirements and standard methodologies are met and deployed within the context of the data teams standards.
    • Builds trust in all interactions and always strives to improve the team around you.
    • Passion for leaving the code base better than it was found.

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, MIS, Mathematics, Business, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
    • Deep understanding of business intelligence and visualization tools, e.g. Looker.
    • Experienced with dimensional modeling methodologies and approaches to support complex visualizations.
    • Deep understanding of ANSI SQL.
    • Experience working with cloud data platforms, e.g. GCP Big Query.
    • Understanding of working with data integration tools, e.g. dbt.
    • Ability to assess business needs and translate them into appropriate data designs.
    • Experience researching performance bottlenecks, diagnosing problems, and articulating viable solutions to implement.
    • General understanding of distributed version control systems, e.g. Git.
    • Desire to work in a constantly evolving environment and maintain the ability to shift in new directions as business needs are altered.
    • Ability to lead, handle, coach, mentor, and empower team members on a global scale.


    • Fully Remote work culture - we hire globally and all of our roles are fully remote!
    • Bring your own device stipend - buy your own laptop with funds from Andela
    • Quarterly work from home stipends
    • Flexible working hours
    • Equity (as a part of compensation package)
    • Healthcare, 401k / pension (US only)
    • Andela Affinity Groups
    • Growth & development paths
    • Generous Paid Time Off, Parental Leave, Compassionate Leave
    • And more to come! We're on a journey to reimagine global benefits at Andela.

    Method of Application

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