Business Intelligence Developer

London School of Economics and Political Science - Information Management and Technology – Applications and Information Services

The London School of Economics is a cosmopolitan university situated in the vibrant centre of London that specialises in the study of social sciences. The Information Management and Technology (IMT) division provides services to over 10,000 staff and student users across the LSE.

This post within the Business Intelligence and Integration Services Team will provide technical expertise in the support and development of the use of BusinessObjects reporting software and will be responsible for the administration of the BusinessObjects platform. Additionally the post holder will be expected to be involved in associated work as part of BI and integration projects, including database development and use of other BI software such as Tableau.

The successful candidate will:

  • Have demonstrable experience and proven ability in developing BusinessObjects universes and WebIntelligence reports using BusinessObjects XI3 or higher.
  • Have demonstrable experience in the installation, configuration and administration of BusinessObjects client and server software.
  • Be able to show strong experience of working with Oracle 10g or higher including writing and understanding complex SQL queries.
  • Be able to demonstrate effective interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate and liaise effectively and proactively with both technical and non-technical colleagues.
  • Be able to communicate specialist knowledge and discuss technical issues clearly.
  • Be self-motivated and able to work on their own initiative.

These competencies will be assessed through a CV review and at interview which will include technical questions and testing.

Interviews will be on week commencing 11th December 2017.

We offer an occupational pension scheme, generous annual leave and excellent training and development opportunities.

For further information about the post, please see the how to apply document, job description and the person specification.

To apply for this post, please go to If you have any technical queries with applying on the online system, please use the “contact us” links at the bottom of the LSE Jobs page. Should you have any queries about the role, please email  

The closing date for receipt of applications is 10th December 2017 (23.59 UK time). Regrettably, we are unable to accept any late applications.

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