Team Lead, Business Intelligence and Data Warehouse Services
Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
2d ago

What we’re about

IMAX is not your everyday entertainment experience, so it’s not surprising that IMAX employees and their careers go beyond the ordinary.

Our employees share a passion for quality in everything they do. Our Hollywood people are movie business insiders with years of production experience.

Our technology experts are unashamedly geeky people who can talk for hours, and be riveting, about color gamut and lasers.

Our business people are consummate sales and marketing professionals who are spreading the IMAX word around the world.

We offer all the benefits you’d expect from a company with over 50 years of history. Yet, beyond this, we know everyone works differently and is motivated by different things.

That’s why we offer competitive pay and a wide assortment of benefits to help you make the most of your life at work and away from it.

As the world’s leading entertainment technology company, IMAX has revolutionized the way people experience movies. Specializing in immersive motion picture technologies, our employees are driven by a passion to take audiences around the world to places they’ve only dreamed of.

Come explore IMAX where innovation, creativity and passion come together.

Required Skills

The Team Lead will interface with business areas, senior management and system users to define, design, and implement business reporting and dashboard solutions.

This position will focus on designing and leading the creation of reports and dashboards that are effective for all-levels of management from operational to executive levels.

This person will also be guiding the effective modelling and creation of relevant dimensions and cubes for business reporting to drive business-level insights.

They will manage a team of analysts and developers who facilitate business intelligence processes and procedures development and implementation.

Identifies, researches, and resolves complex technical problems. Manages our offshore support team to maintain a stable and highly available service.

What you’ll be doing :

Business Consultation & Requirements Generation (15%)

  • Work closely with the business to analyze requirements to produce reports that are beneficial and valuable for analytics
  • Understand the Enterprise Data Model effectively to interact with business users and recommend meaningful approaches to visualize the information they are looking for
  • Provide leadership in projects to ensure business is aware of data quality and availability to generate the reports and dashboard they need to manage their line of business
  • Collect business-level questions and propose approaches to address business needs and provide data insights
  • Expand documentation and knowledge of business processes relative to available data to provide contextual guidance for operation / project reporting and insights generation
  • BI & Data Warehouse Design and Development Oversight (45%)

  • Work with Project Managers to effectively deliver large Business Intelligence or Data Warehouse initiatives
  • Work with Director of BI / DW to research and develop an Enterprise wide Strategy and Architecture
  • Provide guidance to business and BI report developers on how to best design reports and dashboards for end-user consumption
  • Establish best practices and standards for reporting and dashboard creation at IMAX
  • Conduct design review sessions and periodic audits of production visualizations to standardize applications
  • Validate information generated within reports and dashboards that are developed by the BI team
  • Ensure integrity of information is maintained post-implementation by periodic audits of reports in production
  • Mentorship and Training (25%)

  • Provide training to the business users related to general use of the Reporting and Visualizations tools
  • Ensure self-service capabilities are known by end-users and monitor adoption by business
  • Develop and maintain a training program; manage new trainers for new functionalities
  • Help develop skills training programs for BI members in the domain of visualization & dashboarding

    Support (15%)

  • Oversight of offshore support team for SAP BI / BW support for technical issues and interpretation of report, dashboard and query content
  • Identify, document, resolve and escalate issues as required
  • What we’re looking for :

  • Bachelor's Degree or Diploma in Analytics, Computer Science, related field, or have equivalent experience
  • 7+ years of experience implementing and designing large data repos, structured and unstructured, supporting numerous data sources and data consumers
  • Continuing education / certification may be preferred (Business Intelligence, Data Warehouse management, Data Management etc.)
  • Experienced in both Business Intelligence and Data Warehouse / Lake platform Development / Management
  • Experienced leading a team of BI & Data Warehouse analyst and developers (Team lead or Manager)
  • Proficient in translating business requirements into technical report or extract deliverables
  • Experienced working with support teams to resolve challenges
  • Financial and accounting knowledge / experience an asset
  • Excellent verbal communication skills
  • Experience with Data Modelling and Data Catalogue management
  • Experience in cloud ETL / ELT and Data Warehouse platforms is a must
  • Experience with visualization layers such as SAP Bobj, Tableau or Looker
  • Experience with Data Warehouse Technology’s, such as SAP BW, Snowflake or Redshift
  • Experienced in Data Warehouse / Lake best practices for structure and unstructured data
  • The ideal candidate will have :

  • Communication Listens and interprets verbal and non-verbal inputs in order to ensure thoughts and ideas are understood.
  • Organizes a response based on an awareness of content and intent

  • Business Acumen Understands the factors influencing our business and can integrate the various competing needs to ensure success for their group.
  • Approach problems from a business perspective

  • Adaptability Recognizes the highly dynamic nature of our business, is flexible in changing circumstances (team, environment, workload).
  • Adjusts methods and approaches to effectively carry out tasks in situation of ambiguity and uncertainty.

  • Analytical Thinking ability to tackle a problem by using a logical, systematic, sequential approach. Approaches a complex task or problem by breaking it down into its component parts and considering each part in detail.
  • Weighs the costs, benefits, risks, and chances for success, in making a decision.

  • Client / Customer focused Build excellent relationships with clients (including internal), displays a broad understanding of IMAX's bu
  • Creativity Generates new ideas, challenges the status quo, takes risks, supports change, encourages innovation, solves problems creatively.
  • Detail and quality focus Attentive to detail and accuracy committed to excellence, looks for improvements continuously, Monitors quality levels, finds root cause of quality problems, owns / acts on quality
  • problems.
  • Coaching Provide timely guidance and feedback to help others strengthen specific knowledge / skill areas needed to accomplish a task or solve a problem.
  • Problem solver Ability to propose solutions to problems.
  • Teamwork / Collaboration Desire to work cooperatively with others on a team; as a team leader / manager, the ability to demonstrate interest, skill, and success in getting groups to learn to work together.
  • Technical / Professional Knowledge Strong level of technical and professional skill or knowledge in position-related areas;
  • keeping up with current developments and trends in areas of expertise.

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