bi platform engineer in toronto

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What is the opportunity?
As a BI Platform Engineer you will be responsible to help build out the BI Technologies platforms (Datameer, DataRobot, ThoughtSpot, Tableau, MS Reporting Services, Oracle BI, etc.) as part of the Big Data platform for the Enterprise. The role will put BI platforms in place meeting high performance, scaling to large user volumes, and high volume concurrency.
- Working with senior management to influence and impact across the enterprise in promoting the BI & Analytics strategic direction across the enterprise.
- Develop and support the use of the BI Centre of Excellence policies, tools, and best practices across the enterprise.
- Manage & administrate the Enterprise BI Platforms (i.e. servers, operations, upgrades, plans, etc.)
- Identify and recommend performance tuning and optimization opportunities within the BI environment.
- Conduct technology research, evaluate BI software and produce strategy/direction papers.
- Create and contribute relevant content and materials to the BI CoE.

What will you do?
- Installation, configuration, coordination & planning of BI technologies
- Research & design quality BI solutions to meet business objectives and increase our Business Partner Satisfaction.
- Execute & support strategies, plans, and architectural guidelines for establishing a quality reporting, querying and analytics environment across all BI platforms.
- Support Business & Technical teams with expert guidance and consultancy in all matters relating to Business Intelligence, Analytics, and Reporting.

What do you need to succeed?
Must Have
- Extensive Linux/Unix background, shell scripting
- Excellent scripting skills and experience with automation
- Extensive design, development, and implementation experience in an environment utilizing one of the following BI technologies: Datameer, ThoughtSpot, Tableau, Microsoft Reporting Services, Oracle BI, etc.
- Expert knowledge in BI tools integration and architecture.
- Proficient in SQL and Knowledge of Relational database concepts and design.

- Redhat Linux 6/7 on VMWare
- Experience with Java or having a Java background
- Exposure to Docker containers
- Extensive design, development, and implementation experience in an environment utilizing the following BI tools: Tableau, Datameer, Oracle BI, Analysis Services, etc.
- Experience with Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP)
- Knowledge of enterprise middleware and security tools and standards
- Knowledge or experience in the Financial or Insurance industry
Randstad Professionals Canada
Randstad Canada is committed to building a diverse workforce reflective of the diversity of Canada. As a result, we promote employment equity and encourage candidates, especially those who identify as a woman, an Aboriginal person, a person with a disability or a member of a visible minority group, and any others who may contribute to the diversification of our workforce, to apply.

Randstad Canada is also committed to developing an inclusive, barrier-free selection processes and work environments.If contacted in relation to a job opportunity, you should advise your Randstad Representative or your local Randstad branch in a timely fashion of the accommodation measures which must be taken to enable you to be assessed in a fair and equitable manner.Information received relating to accommodation measures will be addressed confidentially.

For all feedback on equity and accommodation needs, please contact your local Randstad Canada Branch.