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Title:  Data Modeler Manager

Job ID:  83131
Country:  Philippines
City:  Taguig
Professional area:  Information Technology
Contract type:  Permanent
Professional level:  Experienced

Taguig, 00, PH, 1630

We’re JTI, Japan Tobacco International, and we believe in freedom

We think that the possibilities are limitless when you’re free to choose. We’ve spent the last 20 years innovating and creating new and better products for our consumers to choose from. It’s how we’ve grown to be present in 130 countries, and how we’ve grown from 40 to 4,000+ employees in the Philippines since 2009.

But our business isn’t just business, our business is our people. Their talent. Their potential. We believe that when they’re free to be themselves, to grow, travel and develop, amazing things can happen for our business. That’s why our employees, from around the world, choose to be a part of JTI. It’s why 9 out of 10 would recommend us to a friend, and why we’ve been recognized as INVESTORS IN PEOPLE in the Philippines


It’s the perfect moment for you to #JoinTheIdea. We’re opening our Global Business Service center in the heart of BGC Manila and looking for more than 300 bright minds to join a global multinational with an exciting start-up vibe.

This role will remain open until filled.




What is this role about?


Role is responsible of assisting the Data Activation Hub in providing required data assets to meet the business requirements. He/she will be responsible for defining and designing the logical data model for the different projects and initiatives under the corresponding Function as well as implementation and development of the PowerBI Data sets together with the physical data models in the databases. He/She will design logical data systems and databases, evaluating and improving existing BI solutions, providing technical support and troubleshooting for Power BI reporting solutions, including investigation of data issues and data validation.
This position plays a critical role as would be the interface between the data engineers and the data strategists/analysts and would facilitate and ensure that the data collected and enriched fits for future analytical purposes.
The incumbent has to ensure that reporting consultants will timely assess and implement global changes and projects. He/she also coordinates the solution delivery by reviewing and monitoring the development efforts, project plans and assignments. 


What will you do?


1) Develop and maintenance of Business Intelligence applications, projects and enhancements under the Data Platform and Operations team governance, which includes:

  • Design and develop the Power BI datasets for the corresponding projects ensuring that are highly available, scalable, reliable, secure, and cost-effective• Design, develop and provide reportings and tools for our internal stakeholders
  • Responsible for the datawarehouse physical data model desing ensuring best practices on data modeling are implemented
  • Define new KPIs and critical review existing ones
  • Prepare and model data using modern database technologies
  • Support strategic decision-making processes
  • Collaborate with GTC, EA and IT Security teams to receive the green light for the chosen topology; ensure that new development will fulfil the security and technical requirements
  • Work with the project manager and external service providers to estimate the resources, budget and plan. Highlight the known risks. 
  • Writes unit/integration tests, contributes to engineering wiki, and documents work.
  • Deliver the development up to the UAT phase and coordinate bug fixing during UAT
  • Roll outs and deployments to Production support. Ensuring the cutover is defined and followed up.
  • Ensure Data pipelines maintenance and performance testing.
  • Responsible for the CI/CD of developments 

2) PowerBI Node/Capacity optimization and support:

  • Provide, review and confirm technical solutions aligned with the Data Platform Delivery Team Manager
  • Manage PBI Capacity metrics to ensure that PBI Nodes are well sized and ready to absorb the required workload. 
  • Work together with Microsoft Support to escalate issues and problems and follow up until resolution
  • Identify, design, and implement internal process improvements: automating manual processes, optimizing data delivery, re-designing infrastructure for greater scalability, etc.
  • Ensure quick adoption of new features delivered by Microsoft as part of new PowerBI platform services
  • Investigation and resolution of incidents and change requests, incidents and problems via Service Now
  • Coordinate outsourced resources for required resolution
  • Ensure that technical specs documentation is regularly maintained and updated 

3) Manage internal/external development team activities for projects involved including but not limited to the following tasks:

  • Code/Peer review
  • Communicate the requirements with relevant resources
  • Verify technical analysis and estimations given by resources
  • Manage development activities planning, distribute workload among teams to maximize performance
  • Coordinate efficient internal and external resources utilization
  • Onboarding of new internal/external consultants for new projects 
  • Implement proper unit testing activities and migration between environments;                                       
  • Execute the lessons learnt analysis together with the team at the end of each project.   
  • If applies ensure that externals always provide timesheets on time. Validate and approve TS.


Who are we looking for?

  • College or University degree
  • 10+ years of experience in Data and Analytics from modelling and reporting standpoint
  • 10+ years of SQL Server or similar
  • 5+ years of PowerBI modeling and design
  • 5+ exposure to IT architecture and solutioning for data flows among system and applications.
  • 2+ years of Power BI external tools: Tabular Editor, DAX Studio
  • 2+ years of Power BI REST API
  • 3+ years delivering solutions on the Microsoft Azure platform with a special emphasis on data solutions and services
  • DEVOPS, CI/CD and Data project management 
  • PowerBI development with experience on advance modeling such as Composite model
  • Strong analytical skills and troubleshooting skills
  • Excellent team leadership and communication skills.
  • Should have good knowledge in testing and validating Analytical solutions 
  • Very good understanding of Azure PaaS management and resource monitoring 
  • Very skillset on datawarehouse optimization and performance
  • CI/CD experience and DEVOPS
  • Very good Database skills (Azure SQL and Synapse), scripting and data modeling
  • Very good written and spoken English.


What's in it for you?


  • Work in a brand-new office located in BGC McKinley West
  • Be covered with medical insurance upon hiring, with dependent coverage and medicine allowance
  • Receive cash allowances such as meal and transport allowance
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Have access to over 200 company training
  • Be part of a truly international and diverse company with over 40,000 employees in 130 countries.
  • Experience the culture of an Investors in People certified company
  • Find out why 9 out of 10 employees recommend us to a friend.
  • Understand why 9 out of 10 employees say they feel free to be themselves


What are the next steps - Recruitment Process:


Thank you very much for applying!

We will make sure to provide feedback on your application within 2 weeks after the application deadline.

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