Business Intelligence (BI) Developer – Belgrade

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Business Intelligence (BI) Developer – Belgrade

eFrontis a leading software provider of end-to-end solutions dedicated to the financial industry. eFront’s solutions for cross-asset classes serve more than 800 customers in 48 countries, including companies in the private equity, real estate investment, banking and insurance sectors. Founded in 1999, eFront has offices in New York, Dallas, Montreal, Belgrade, Boston, London, Jersey, Paris (HQ), Bonn, Dubai, Singapore, Hong Kong and Beijing amongst our 23 global locations.

In order to support our constantly growing business, we are looking for:

Business Intelligence (BI) Developer-Belgrade
Department: Professional Services

Position
· BI Developers report hierarchically to a local manager, and they may report to a non-local project manager for their due deliveries. They work closely with other eFront people, mainly: other BI developers and team leaders, Consultants, Project Managers, Customer Support
· This is not a client facing role predominantly. BI developers will interface with other eFront staff most of the time, but there will be situations where they will also engage with the clients – on site and remotely
· The BI Developer is a software engineer whose role consists in developing the reporting features required in any eFront’s FrontLP customer application. This development activity is in the Business Intelligence field of expertise. FrontLP (market leader product in the domain of private equity management) comprises a powerful toolset for report development, based on SAS market standard. This toolset evolves rapidly, and the BI Developers are expected to learn and adapt quickly to this evolution, as required by eFront’s rapid growth.
· Reporting is an essential and highly valuable part of any FrontLP application (such reports are used for instance by Private Equity Funds to communicate their monthly / quarterly performance to investors). So BI Developers play a key role in delivering value to eFront’s customers, and it is mandatory that they deliver high quality pieces of software, understanding the impact of their work on eFront’s image and business position.

Your main responsibilities will be:

· Receive and analyze specifications provided by BI Consultants (top level of BI expertise at eFront) or clients directly
· Develop reports from these specifications. This operation comprises two steps:
· Extract data from the application data base or data warehouse, using eFront toolset as well as SQL, Stored Procedures…
· Format report in the requested layout and file format (Excel, Word or PDF), using eFront reporting toolset, and/or Excel formatting features and/or other reporting tools of the market
· Test their development (unit testing, integration testing, performance testing)
· Package and deliver
· Pay special attention to the various cases that may occur when their development is used in production, due to the amount and variety of data that may be encountered and to the importance of reports accuracy in any case

Required skills and experience:

· Standard up to date skills in data extraction, computation and transformation, using SQL and Stored Procedures
· Use of Excel formulas and VBA macros
· Full professional proficiency in written/spoken English
· University or Engineering school diploma corresponding to Master degree (4 years of university) in a software engineering field of knowledge, including significant software development practice
· 2+ years of professional experience in software development, data mining, reporting.

Additional skills appreciated:

· Understanding of SQL performance issues (indexes, execution plans…)
· Experience in BI, Data Warehousing, Reporting technologies highly appreciated: SAS, Oracle Hyperion, Business Objects, Cognos, Crystal Report, Microsoft SSRS…
· Financial / accounting reporting

eFront stands out as a real career booster :
• We are at the crossroads between software and the thriving businesses of Private Equity and Real Estate
• We foster international and cross-functional mobility across our broad office network
• Our culture encourages risk-taking and innovation
• While we are a financially robust and established company, we are still as agile and boiling as a start-up and offer plenty of opportunities to gain responsibilities rapidly.

This is a rare opportunity for an ambitious and rising professional to join a rapidly growing and successful company.
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