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Senior BI Developer

dnata Dubai, United Arab Emirates Posted: 02 Jul 2024


  • Estimate: $80k - $120k*
  • Zero income tax location


  • Office Only
  • Visa Provided


  • Experience: Senior
  • English: Professional


The Senior BI Developer is a fully participating member of a cross-functional team working autonomously on technology development and problem resolution in the analytics space. The role involves the design, development, testing, implementation, support and maintenance of technical data and analytics solutions and products.


  • Develop, maintain, and manage advanced reporting, analytics, dashboards and other BI solutions.
  • Translate functional and non-functional data and analytics requirements into fit for purpose technical design.
  • Ensure solution performance, business edge cases and security related issues are addressed while developing software.
  • Review the business requirements and analyse the effort estimation for design and development perspective.
  • Debug issues of complexity, resolve blockers and follow design documents with minimal or no supervision.
  • Complete data engineering coding tasks on problems of moderate to high scope and complexity.
  • Demonstrate good coding principles.
  • Conduct code review for peers.
  • Ensure solutions adhere to published data privacy and cybersecurity principles.
  • Operate with a data-driven mindset.
  • Help translate data and analytics requirements into data solutions based on the approved technical designs.
  • Assist with data analysis activities such as source system analysis, data modelling, data dictionary collection, data profiling and source-to-target mapping to ensure solutions deliver on business needs.
  • Work on problems of diverse scope where analysis of data requires evaluation of identifiable factors.
  • Demonstrate good judgment in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions.
  • Collaborate closely with internal data engineering, architectural and data science colleagues to build out data frameworks to support reporting needs.
  • Update data inventories and registries as required to keep metadata and data lineage up-to-date, following agreed Data Governance standards, guidelines and principles.
  • Carry out unit testing independently.
  • Troubleshoot issues, and fix defects that are of moderate to high complexity.


  • Degree or Honours (12+3 or equivalent) Experience Airport Operations.
  • Degree in a relevant field such as Computer Science, Computational Mathematics, Computer Engineering or Software Engineering.
  • Specialization or electives in a Data & Analytics field (e.g. Data Warehousing, Data Science, Business Intelligence)
  • 4+ years of development, testing and support experience in the Business Intelligence applications along with knowledge of administration/architecture, using the Microstrategy or similar tools like BusinessObjects, PowerBI, OBIEE, Tableau, Qlikview
  • 4+ years of data engineering and ETL development background with using Snowflake or Redshift, Azure Data Factory, Postgresql, Oracle or similar database management systems.
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About dnata

dnata is a leading global air and travel services provider. Established in 1959, the company offers quality and safe ground handling, cargo, travel, catering and retail services in 34 countries across six continents.