Frontiers is hiring a

Business Intelligence Developer

Lausanne, Switzerland

We are looking for a Business Intelligence Developer to join our Data Science and Engineering department based in Lausanne.

You will be participating in the design, development, and maintenance of enterprise BI solutions as well as providing reports to stakeholders and colleagues in the company.

Your passion for creating powerful and visually aesthetic dashboards will be critical to your success in helping our team continually deliver new and innovative BI solutions. You must be very proactive with excellent analytical skills in BI solutions, and have the desire and ability to learn and get things done in a fast-paced environment.



Technical Knowledge and Skills

  • University degree in the field of Computer Science, Business Administration, or any equivalent.
  • Good understanding of data science and engineering disciplines and concepts.
  • At least three years of experience using data visualisation and reporting tools such as Tableau, SSRS, Power BI, or others BI tools.
  • Experience in delivering complex reporting and analysis from multiple data sources.
  • Extensive experience with Microsoft Excel related to data analysis and manipulation.
  • Strong technical expertise in T-SQL, OLAP, DMX, MDX, and DAX.
  • Experience of programming in C# and/or Visual Basic .NET.
  • Experience with Microsoft development tools, such as Visual Studio.
  • Familiarity with VSTO/VSTA, VBA, XML, XPath, JSON, and Web API.
  • Familiarity with web development: XHTML, CSS, ASP.NET, and JavaScript
  • Exposure to statistical analysis and machine learning tools and libraries such as R and Python is preferred.
  • Work experience with SQL Server Services (SSAS, SSIS, SSRS) is a strong plus.
  • Work experience with Microsoft Azure is a strong plus.
  • Experience with MongoDB, Hadoop, Spark with proficiency in MapReduce, PIG, and Hive schemas is a plus.

  • General Skills and abilities

  • Ability to solve problems using a balance of technical competence, creativity, and pragmatism.
  • Highly detail-oriented and a keen eye for accuracy.
  • Well-developed time-management skills.
  • Highly-motivated, self-directed and able to handle multiple tasks/projects simultaneously.
  • Experience working with Agile methodologies in small development teams as well as ability to multitask while working independently or on a team with shifting priorities and deadlines.
  • Good command of the English language
  • Good interpersonal skills including written and verbal communication.

  • Please submit your application in English.

    Application Deadline: 31/12/2016

    Applicants must be Swiss or EU citizen (from a Schengen country) or have a valid Swiss work permit.

    Agencies must first contact jobs@frontiersin.org and confirm agreement to our T&C’s, failing which any exclusivity and/or candidate representation right will be considered to be waived.

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