Data Warehouse and Business Intelligence Developer

Sippy Downs, Australia
03 May 2018
End of advertisement period
21 May 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Role Statement

Salary Level: Classification Level 7 (Salary range A$84,974 to A$92,890 gross per annum plus up to 9.5% employer superannuation contributions)

Appointment: Full-time/fixed-term (12 months)

USC Vision

USC will be a university of international standing, a driver of capacity building in the Sunshine Coast and broader region, and an unsurpassed community asset.

University Strategic Goals

The University will be:

  1. A comprehensive university of 20,000 students by 2020;
  2. Positioned in the global tertiary education community as a top-100 university under 50 years of age; and
  3. A primary engine of capacity building in the broader Sunshine Coast region, from Brisbane to the Fraser Coast.

Overview of the Strategic Information Analysis Unit

The Strategic Information and Analysis Unit (SIAU) provides timely and accurate information and analysis. Through effective communication, SIAU assists the University in decision making, future planning and satisfying legislative requirements to achieve its strategic goals and objectives.

Overview of the Role

Supporting the University’s commitment to comprehensive data and information management and enhancing evidence-based decision making, the Data Warehouse and Business Intelligence (DWBI) Developer contributes, as a key member of the SIAU, to the delivery of the University’s strategic and operational planning. The role works closely with staff throughout the University to contribute to the growth of the University’s enterprise data warehouse (DW) and business intelligence (BI) solutions.

The position is key to supporting the implementation of the University’s DW and BI solution. The role provides DW/BI advice; works with key stakeholders to understand their reporting requirements and translates these into solutions; and works closely with Data Stewards to understand their data and ensure the integrity and value of that data being collected and utilised in the DW/BI solution. 

The incumbent is expected to have experience in designing and developing extract, load and transform processes, data modelling utilising the Kimball design methodology, as well as experience with Microsoft technologies primarily SQL, SSIS, Azure Data Factory and Visual Studio within a large enterprise environment.

The successful candidate will be able to use their prior experience to apply innovative thinking to overcome technical hurdles or complex business requirements, identify options and alternatives, and in general deliver accurate, efficient, effective, responsive and client-focused reporting outcomes for the University.

The role is required to work closely with peers, continually monitor developments, changes and trends in DW/BI software, methodologies and technologies. The role requires an understanding of information and data governance principles and require the incumbent to have good interpersonal skills.

The successful candidate will have relevant qualifications and experience and expertise in DW/BI. The incumbent must also be able to work autonomously and within a team, exercise a high degree of initiative; be able to manage competing resources and priorities.

Additionally, in accordance with the University’s Staff Code of Conduct – Governing Policy, all staff are expected to display professional behaviour, communicate respectfully, and perform their duties responsibly.

A role statement is not intended to limit the scope of a role but to highlight the key aspects of the role. The requirements of the role may be altered in order to meet the changing operational needs of the University.

Contact for Further Information

Mr Tim O'Dea

Manager, Data Warehouse and Business Intelligence

Strategic Information and Analysis Unit (SIAU)

Telephone: 07 5430 1175


Closing Date

Midnight, Monday 21 May 2018

To Apply

All applicants MUST provide both a statement of claims and resume/curriculum vitae. 

Information regarding how to prepare your application and write an effective statement of claims is available on our website information for applicants

As part of your role, you may be required to travel to any one of USC's locations.

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USC values diversity, enables access and promotes inclusion.

USC strongly encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.