Lead BI Developer

  • Full Time
  • Centurion, South Africa

Progressive IT Resourcing


We are currently recruiting for a Lead BI Developer.  The successful incumbent will be responsible for supporting the overall data storage and extraction processes, BI models/reports/dashboards, engaging with stakeholders, architectural design, technical solutions that deliver on business requirements, assisting with the development of an analytics capability and provide general support across the BI space.


This is a permanent opportunity, based in Centurion


  • Design, document and communicate technical solutions that deliver on business requirements.
  • Fulfil the role of subject matter expert on all technical aspects of BI products.
  • Oversee all BI development / modelling activity incl. code reviews, issue resolution and general support.
  • Develop technical standards and best practices.
  • Identify opportunities to enhance and automate technical processes and solutions across BI projects and support operations.
  • Support developers/modellers to develop data and/or analytical models.
  • Form relationships and orchestrate delivery with key technical stakeholders across the business.
  • Engage with technology vendors and external technical experts when conceptualizing, designing or implementing technical solutions.
  • Designing (and assisting with design) of architecture used by specialists in solutions.
  • Constant refinement to standardize and implement new functionality based on experience and lessons learnt.
  • Designing and building reusable artefacts to improve speed of delivery and reliability of solutions.
  • Identifying performance enhancements for BI and Integration solutions.
  • Envision, Build and Execute a strategic BI model for the team.
  • Support in the establishment and implementation of a fit for purpose; analytical and measurement framework, that delivers on all strategic analytical projects/outcomes.
  • This includes analysis and integration of data, statistical model development and maintenance as well as provide streamlined support to stakeholders for all analytical requirements.


  • Business Acumen
  • Diversity and Inclusiveness
  • Leads Change and Innovation
  • Self-Awareness and Insight
  • Drive for results
  • Impact and Influence
  • Institutional Process Analysis and Redesign


  • BSc Computer Science or related qualification.
  • 5 – 10 years lead developer / manager experience within a BI environment.
  • Experience with data modelling in Microsoft SQL Server.
  • Experience with the MS SQL Stack, and advanced proficiency in SSAS, SSIS, SSRS.
  • Experience with Extract Transform and Load processes (ETL).
  • Experience with PowerBI / QlikView / MicroStrategy or any comparable visualization toolset.