MicroStrategy Engineer - Birmingham/Remote

ASOS Technology is going through an exciting period of transition and major investment. This includes a number of strategic programmes to deliver the amazing technology and business solutions to support our ambitious global growth plans. At the heart of these plans is the rebuilding of our digital platforms and channels to provide the best shopping experience for our customers. Our plan is designed to enable us to really put our mobile experience first, enable personalisation and support a data driven organisation. We are also making significant investments in all our Buying, Merchandising, Finance and People systems with the latest toolsets and applications to accelerate the next phase of our global growth. We are also improving our ways of working within Technology to enable autonomous platform development and improve our engineering and agile practices.

MicroStrategyEngineer

ASOS is the UK’s number one fashion and beauty destination, expanding globally at a rapid pace. Technology is at heart of this business growth and by delivering incredible solutions we’re able to pioneer the technical innovation needed to keep our 20-something market engaged, the cloud-based architecture to support our global reach and the agile engineering methods to deliver value fast.

ASOS is a unique and forward-thinking company and understands the opportunities data and technology has on driving the business forward. Data and analyticsremaina key priority focus area andBusiness Intelligence will be at the heart of driving new insights within the organisation. You will need to have a real passion for BI, and a desire to work with the latest technologiesandwillbe delivering best in classbusiness intelligenceand analytics solutions.Whilst the role is primarily MicroStrategy focused, it does include exposure toother business intelligence tools/platforms.

What you'll be doing:

  • Work withintheData Servicesteamto ensure high qualityreporting and data analysis,which drive key decisions in ASOS.

  • Working withthe Senior MicroStrategyEngineers,toset andmaintainstandards and development practices

  • Working withan agile, cross functional team taking responsibility for the engineering team deliverables and quality.

  • Beinga keen advocate of quality and continual improvement 

  • Work closely withLeadEngineersto ensure toolset/availability/functionality

Key Skills and Experience

Essential

  • Experiencein all components of the MicroStrategy Stack - MSTR Projects (logical models/schema objects), Intelligent Cubes, Reports, and Documents.

  • Able to assist withfuture enhancements, such as MicroStrategy version upgrades, project rollouts and architecture modifications.

  • Experience with Power BIand DAX

  • Exceptional analytical skills, problem solving skills and excellent communications skills.

  • Excellent knowledge of data visualisation principles and skills –including good user experience/UI Design within BI solutions.

  • Knowledge of OLAP concepts, Data warehousing, Data Marts and the concepts of Business Dashboards, Scorecards 

  • Strong background in Data Warehousing and Dimensional Modellingtechniquesfrom a Kimball and/orInmonperspective

  • Experience of working with complex data models and large volume tableswith a good knowledge of query performance tuning identification and resolution (either with Database Engineering/DBA’s or within MicroStrategy)

  • T-SQL (DML & DDL) and advanced query writing.

Nice to Have

  • Exposure ofimplementing/supporting cloud-based solutions (Microsoft Azure preferred)

  • Agile Development background (SCRUMand/ or KANBAN)

  • Experience in retail and/or e-commerce

  • Working knowledge of big data implementationsand associated issues

  • Knowledge of advanced analytics and insights techniques (e.g.,predictive analytics, machine learning, segmentation)

  • Experience/ knowledge of software development lifecycle best practice.

  • Mentoring skills (including coaching & performance management)

Why work here:

  • Generous salary,bonus,and pension matching

  • Great development programmes

  • Amazing offices and great culture

  • 25 days holiday plus one extra day for your birthday

  • Subsidised gym and canteen

  • Huge staff discount and regular sample sales

  • Life Insurance, medical care, cycle to work scheme

  • And tonnes more…

Location
Birmingham, United Kingdom
Skills
  • Azure