Rackspace Team Lead, Business Intelligence Development - UK in Middlesex-Hayes, United Kingdom

Job Overview

Overview & Responsibilities

Rackspace is looking for people who want to push the boundaries of cloud computing. As part of our data team you will sit on top of a mountain of data working to expose it to the rest of the organization and contribute to the development of our next generation data platform.

Our team has a unique blend of infrastructure, data, and engineering skills that enable us to execute across the full data stack. We are the link between the data and the business and we are looking for talented data people who enjoy working on large, complex systems and understand the importance of good design and flow of data from source system to business consumer.

What you will work on

  • Lead a team of BI Developers and Analysts to deliver agreed upon priorities; managing impediments

  • Line management of developers and analysts, coaching to produce quality deliverables

  • Acts as SCRUM master, champions the use of AGILE andcoaches the team in best practices of delivery frameworks

  • Close partnership with key stakeholders on backlog prioritisation and development of roadmaps

  • Manages and influences the expectations of stakeholders; protects the team against distractions and frequently changing priorities

  • Facilitates the creation of accurate LOEs, maintains transparency over project status and progress against plan

  • Close collaboration with global delivery teams

  • Ensures development work is done in adherence to defined SDLC processes

  • Supports the development of standards, processes and working practices

  • Maintains an awareness of business strategy and how development efforts support company goals

  • Keeps up to date with industry trends and openly shares ideas and thoughts

Who we are looking for

  • Experience of working in both AGILE and traditional project development environments

  • At least 3 years of line management experience

  • Knowledge of relational and dimensional database structures and design

  • Knowledge of data design principles, data quality frameworks and ETL pipelines incl. Kimball methodology, star schema‚Äôs etc.

  • Knowledge of data presentation tools and techniques such as QlikView or Tableau

  • Comfortable interacting with both technical and non-technical stakeholders at all levels

  • Comfortable working as part of a globally distributed team and able to collaborate effectively

  • Good communicator and willing to work cross-functionally with other team

  • Proven ability to iterate quickly and be comfortable in a fast-paced environment

  • Able to work autonomously and willing to take personal responsibility for work

Req # 33290

Work Location UK-Hayes-Hyde Park Hayes

Location(s) UK - Middlesex-Hayes

Category Customer Relationship & Support