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									                Build Your Career with Lafarge!
 Exciting technology, growth opportunities and a dynamic work
                         environment.

Lafarge is the global leader in construction materials and a $20B worldwide
organization based out of Paris, France situated in 77 countries and employees
88,000 people worldwide. Lafarge North America holds the largest presence of
Lafarge global and is a $5.5B organization on its own.

Being one of the most sustainable corporations in the world, we are currently
expanding our large-scale Corporate Infrastructure and I.T. Services Center in
Mississauga and are looking for professionals who enjoy the challenge of a
dynamic environment of which can give the opportunity to drive your career path
within the corporation in any direction imaginable to any level chosen.

Visit www.lafargenorthamerica.com and learn more about who we are and
what we do. Our global site is located at www.lafarge.com. Develop and build
your career with Lafarge today!
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Position Description

Title: Programmer Analyst - Business Intelligence

Location:     Mississauga, Ontario

Department: Information Technology


Position Summary:

The BI Programmer Analyst (PA) is responsible for developing solutions to
satisfy the reporting and analytical needs of internal customers and stakeholders,
independently and under guidance from a BA. The PA also provides second-
level support for incidents and the change management process, while working
with peers from other divisions and the core team ensure overall continuity of the
LNA-wide business intelligence strategy. Some travel (10%) may be required.

Key Responsibilities


             Designs report layouts to maximize usability and business
              relevance.
             Develops Scorecards & Dashboards, Reports, OLAP Analytics
              (Cubes).
            Designs and executes test plans.
            Supports existing BI implementation, with heightened support
             expectations around key reporting periods, e.g., month-ends, etc.
            Identifies and resolves issues and incidents.
            Produces high quality documentation.


Results/Accountabilities


            Reporting and analytic deliverables implemented as per agreed-
             upon schedule.
            Establishes KPIs around report and cube performance
            Works with core DW and BI personnel to proactively identify and
             resolve issues.
            Follows established change management policies and procedures,
             and participates in continuous improvement.
            Incidents are resolved in a timely fashion, as per SLAs.

Relationships with Others Jobs:


            Liaises with other application teams to coordinate
             interdependencies and resolve issues.
            Communicates to end-users and other analysts the data available
             in various data marts for self-serve and super-user reporting.
            Works with core data warehousing team to understand the data
             warehouse contents.
            Works with core BI team to understand the reporting environment,
             manage performance and promote changes to the production
             environment.
            Work with BI business analysts to develop broad understanding of
             all functional business areas.

Qualification Profile:
Education and Work Experience:


            Bachelor degree in computer science, information technology,
             business systems or a related discipline
            3 - 4 years of application development and maintenance
             experience

Skills and Knowledge:
               Business subject knowledge: knowledge of one or more of the
                following cement business areas: marketing and sales, distribution,
                or manufacturing / industrial systems.
               IT capabilities: understanding of what systems can and cannot do.

       Other:

               Excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills
               Excellent organizational and problem solving skills
               Demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced dynamic environment.

Technology-Specific Requirements:

               Must have 2+ years developing with Cognos toolset (Cognos8,
                Cognos7 Impromptu and Powerplay).
               Knowledge of data warehousing, data analytics, metadata
                management and dimensional modeling.
               Experience with SQL, database querying and other database
                concepts.

To Apply:

For immediate consideration, please send a formatted and updated resume with
the position's exact title in the subject line to david.dininio@lafarge-na.com. Only
qualified applicants will be contacted.

								
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