Company AgResearch
Location Christchurch City, Canterbury
Listed Fri 9 Feb, 4:52 pm
Type Full time, Permanent
Reference C60407
  • Become part of a fun, dedicated & passionate team
  • Join an organisation making a significant impact across New Zealand through Science & Innovation
  • We drive internal development and personal growth for our people

AgResearch is going through a major technology transformation and the Information Solutions (IS) & Software Development team is tasked with applying the industry best practices to the design, development, and deployment of world-class solutions to support the Research as well as Corporate functions.

The Role

As the Business Intelligence and Warehouse Developer you will be carrying out a range of data warehouse and business intelligence development activities playing a key role in supporting a variety of projects through ETL development, database design, data modelling and building BI solutions including data visualisation and reporting.

  • Use a range of simple and advanced techniques to understand specific business opportunities and challenges
  • Lead the Data Warehouse design and architecture of the Data Warehouse environment
  • Support all AgResearch systems to maintain a high standard of data quality
Assist with projects to transfer data between databases
  • Continuously improve processes and practices within the Business Intelligence and Data Warehouse capability
  • Actively build and maintain position and productive working relationships with all stakeholders

About you
  • Tertiary education in Information Systems or equivalent qualification
  • 5+ years' experience in BI, Data Warehouse, ETL and Data Solutions
  • Minimum one year's hands on experience using Power BI, Power Query, MDX, DAX and Power BI Gateway
  • Experience in working SQL Server 2012/2014/2016
  • A passion for innovation and continual self-development
  • Self-motivated with the willingness to go the extra mile
  • Excellent communication skills


Your Everyday
  • Beautiful campuses & great Learning and Development opportunities

Your Health
  • Generous leave provisions & access to the group scheme for health insurance

Your Family
  • Income and life insurance & supportive family friendly working environment

Your Extras
  • Optional 5th week annual leave, multiple retail discounts & All of Government Westpac banking discounts

How to apply

Closing Date of expressions of interest 23rd February 2018.

Click APPLY or contact Nishaka Ranaweera, IS & Software Development Manager on 021 398 683 for a confidential discussion.

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.