Application Developer
City of Mississauga
Mississauga, ON, CA
6d ago

Contract Duration : Number of Positions : 1

Number of Positions : 1

Closing Date : 06 / 24 / 2019

Job Summary

Working for the City means you are part of something big, something special! You will be part of a team of engaging, enthusiastic and dedicated people that are committed to collaborating with one another to deliver on our commitment to the residents, visitors and businesses of Mississauga.

Ensure IT applications meet the needs of clients by delivering new or enhanced system functionality and providing ongoing system maintenance and support.

Translate a client’s idea into well-defined business requirements. Design, build, test, deliver and maintain a working IT application.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Under the direction of the Project Manager, Analytics, the successful candidate will :
  • Develop front end reporting solutions using the BusinessObjects tools (including Crystal, Web Intelligence, Design Studio, Analysis for Office, and Lumira);
  • Perform data modeling and create universes;
  • Deliver SAP BW design;
  • Activate SAP BW Business Content and modify or create including custom extractors when needed;
  • Create Business Warehouse structures for storing data from non-SAP systems such as SQL databases;
  • Perform end-to-end data design focusing on translating business information into data structures with core skills including information needs analysis, specification of business metrics, and data modeling using SAP BusinessObjects;
  • Design, develop and deploy Reports and Analytics using BusinessObjects tools (Universe, Web Intelligence, Explorer, Dashboard Designer, Design Studio, Advanced Analysis, Lumira, etc);
  • Provide time estimates for requirements gathering, development, testing and deployment activities;
  • Prepare various types of documentation including functional designs, technical specifications, test scripts, software code, client instruction, backup and recovery procedures;
  • Provide solutions to Help Desk support issues using strong interpersonal skills, dealing with clients one on one;
  • Identify continuous improvement opportunities through prototyping, documenting and presenting possible solutions;
  • Conduct data validation and quality assurance with clients and other IT resources in support of end-user testing / acceptance and sign-off;
  • Participate in architecting and maintaining a consolidation platform based on SAP and non-SAP source data;
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Skills and Qualifications

  • Post-secondary degree / diploma in computer science or related discipline with a minimum 3 years of SAP BI development and configuration experience, including familiarity with data modeling;
  • Ability to gather detailed Business Requirements and document them into functional and analytics design that leverages the latest features and capabilities in SAP Analytics tools;
  • Required SAP analytics experience with BusinessObjects tools (Universes, Design Studio, Dashboard, Crystal Reports, Explorer, Web Intelligence, Lumira, Data Services, etc.);
  • At least 3 years of experience configuring SAP BW data modeling, extractors and datasources;
  • At least 3 years of experience configuring SAP Business Content is required;
  • At least 3 years of experience in ABAP programming is required;
  • At least 3 years of experience in with Database design, modeling techniques and ETL processes;
  • Solid technical, analytical, problem-solving and troubleshooting skills is required;
  • Strong communication (written and oral) and presentation skills is required;
  • Strong initiative, organizational skills and ability to adapt and handle multiple tasks is required;
  • Commitment to service excellence and total quality is essential;
  • SAP BusinessObjects training and certification is preferred;
  • Experience or knowledge with using SAP HANA is an asset;
  • Experience or knowledge with SAP Business Planning and Consolidation is an asset;
  • Experience or knowledge in Hadoop or SAP Vora is an asset;
  • At least 5 years of experience in Agile Development methodology is an asset.
  • LI-CPS

    Hourly Rate / Salary : $ 42.80 - $ 57.06

    Hours of Work : 35

    Work Location : Civic Centre

    Organization Unit : CPS / IT Analytics

    Department / Division / Section : CPS / Corporate Services Dept , CPS / IT Division , Enterprise Business Solutions

    Non-Union / Union : Non Union

    A Criminal Record Search will be required of the successful candidate, at their own expense, to verify the absence of a criminal record for which a pardon has not been granted.

    We thank all who apply, however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

    All personal information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Act.

    We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code , the City of Mississauga will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment, selection and / or assessment process to applicants with disabilities.

    If selected to participate in the recruitment, selection and / or assessment process, please inform Human Resources of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you may require in respect of any materials or processes used to ensure your equal participation.

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