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Data Warehousing & Analytics Solution Owner

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Data Warehousing & Analytics Solution Owner, Aalto University, Espoo

Aalto University is a community of bold thinkers where science and art meet technology and business. We are committed to identifying and solving grand societal challenges and building an innovative future. Aalto University has six schools with nearly 11 000 students and more than 4000 employees of which nearly 400 are professors. Our campuses are located in Espoo and Helsinki, Finland.

Aalto University IT Services supports our researchers, teachers, students and other staff by producing world class services that make their work easier, more flexible, comprehensive and secure regardless of time and location.

As a solution owner, you are responsible for Aalto University’s data warehousing service and budgeting related to it. You are responsible for ensuring Aalto Data Warehouse operational continuity, partner management and developing new features, like Data lake & analytics in service.

You are also enthusiastic in seeking new and creative ways to utilize the data (warehouse) in the University’s development, decision making and digitalization. Part of your tasks is also to identify new external data sources, which would benefit Aalto University.

Majority of the maintenance and development of the data warehouse is outsourced so that you can focus on the big picture. You will guide vendors’ work and develop our vendor relationship management further. In addition, you cooperate with different stakeholders, such as decision makers, system owners/administrators, reporting team and technical specialists.

We offer you an interesting, independent and contributing role in heart of Aalto’s digitalization. Your work will have large impact in the way Aalto University is developing, from supporting in finding new research subjects to pedagogical development. Although you are independently responsible for your own area of work, we offer you support and coaching when you feel you need it. In addition, you will have plenty of learning and development opportunities and excellent training possibilities.

Our Superheroes team consists of 8 skilled, talented and experienced professionals. Team is responsible of IAM, Integration Services, Collaboration tools and Data Warehousing solution areas. Our team has excellent capabilities to face various IT challenges. Your team leader will be Petri Mustajoki. Petri is an IT architect with solution developer background. His leadership style is respect, listen and facilitate.

What we are looking for:

We expect that you follow the field actively and have a good understanding of the latest trends. We also expect you to have a vision on how to further develop Aalto University’s data warehousing. In addition, you need to have existing experience related to databases, reporting and analysis.

We expect you to be experienced in:

  • Working with multiple stakeholders
  • Vendor management and/or work experience from multi-sourcing environment
  • DW/BI solution development
  • Project and system work
  • Data / Information management experience
  • Experience in SQL language

We also value your knowledge and experience in:

  • Data Lake solutions
  • Reporting systems (e.g. QlikView, Power BI)
  • MS Reporting Services, SSIS or SSAS
  • Data Vault solutions
  • Working in other ICT system development projects or as a project manager
  • Data modeling (e.g. ER)
  • ETL development

As your personal qualities:

You have excellent social and cooperation skills and you are able to communicate smoothly both with technical and business-minded co-workers and collaborators. You have an ability to influence others through your interactional skills and are able to sell your ideas to decision makers.  In order to succeed in our environment, you need to be good in accommodating the various needs of different stakeholders, be able to prioritize them and to communicate your views in diplomatic, yet confident manner.

The responsibilities of the position require excellent analytical skills and conceptual thinking and working in systematic, persistent and responsible manner.

And...

Aalto University is an international working environment, so we expect you to have excellent English language skills. Finnish language skills are an advantage. Academic degree in relevant field (e.g. information technology, information and service management or business administration) will also help you to succeed in this position.

But...

More than anything, you need to be passionate about your field of work and to be enthusiastic on constantly innovating and learning new.

You will be working in our strongly developing campus with amazing colleagues and possibilities for professional growth.

For more information about this position, please contact Petri Mustajoki, Superheroes team leader (+358504084774).

Please apply right away by sending your application via the link below. We will fill the position as soon as we find the right candidate.

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