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  • Business Intelligence Engineer

  • Business: Travis Perkins PLC
  • Sector: IT & Digital
  • Location: Northampton, Northamptonshire
  • Salary: £competitive + benefits
  • Hours of work: Monday to Friday
  • Position type: Permanent
  • Job type: Full Time
  • Date posted: 30-Oct-2020
  • Job reference: 28851

Job Description

We have an opportunity to join our Group IT team as a Business Intelligence Engineer where you will be delivering high quality and innovative analytics solutions through the utilisation of the latest cloud based technology. 

What you’ll do

As a Travis Perkins Business Intelligence Engineer within Group Business Intelligence you will be responsible for building analytics solutions based on our Google cloud data lake. Working collaboratively with our varied business stakeholders and other engineers within the team, you will be delivering agile data and analytics solutions that have bottom line impact for our business.

The Engineer provides technical expertise for the build, test, implementation and automation of our Business Intelligence solutions. As well as delivering more traditional analytics, this role will also have opportunities to drive more cutting edge capability such as Machine Learning and Artificial intelligence.

Is this you?

Do you have experience of implementing enterprise reporting systems and a Data warehouse in a cloud based environment? Can you demonstrate a background of working with business stakeholders in a Business Intelligence self service environment? Can you utilise Business Intelligence dashboard technologies such as Qlik or Tableau? It would be really beneficial if you have used advanced analytics tools such as SAS, SPSS, Python and R, with agile, Scrum and iterative software development. You will also need to know how to design and develop by using the following technologies: Qlik (Sense & nPrinting), Matillion, Google BigQuery, Google Data Studio.

What’s in it for you?

We are one of the largest employers of IT professionals in the area. We're Agile, we're Lean, we've gone Google and we're providing in-house designed & built bespoke software and applications to support our £6.9 billion company. We have grand plans to increase the size of our business further and are forward thinking enough to recognise that investment in IT will give us the leading edge on our competitors. We've restructured, we've adopted new methodologies, and we've brought in award winning IT professionals to take us through this transformation.

Our strong family values and 'cornerstones' lie at the heart of the success of our journey. If, like us, you put customers at heart of everything you do, you can expect to be rewarded with a full package of benefits on top of a salary that grows with you as you grow in our business.

You’ll be supported by some fantastic training and development and have the opportunity to learn, grow and develop across the Travis Perkins Group. 

We’ll also equip you with a benefits package that grows as you grow with the company:
- Competitive bonus
- Save-as-you-earn scheme
- Buy-as-you-earn scheme
- Contributory pension scheme
- Colleague discount across a variety of Group businesses including; 20% off at Wickes plus special discounts across our Trade Merchanting businesses.

A bit about us

As the largest distributor of building materials in the UK, Travis Perkins has been helping to build Britain for over 200 years.
With over 26 businesses, 28,000 colleagues and more than 2,000 branches, stores and sites around the UK we believe we have the best people and the best place to work. Everyone works hard together to deliver results, but most importantly, have some fun along the way!





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