Data Warehouse Team Leader (M2)

Jun 30
Job category:
IT & Software Development
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The aim of the new SMR Business Intelligence team is to deliver business value by providing insights to business users within a short time frame. This objective will require modernised data architecture and a good understanding of our data domains. The team will shift its focus from tools and technology to understanding the business questions that need to be answered, and the data required to answer them. If you have a passion for data insights and delivering business value, then participating in this Business Intelligence transformation is for you.

We are looking for exceptional people to join our multi-cultural team located in Dublin. This is a fantastic opportunity to create the digital future for our organisation using the very latest Business Intelligence technologies, creating sustainable business benefits and supporting the execution of Divisional strategies.

As we are creating a new internal Business Intelligence competency in the Dublin office, this presents a great opportunity for learning and career development in this full-time position.

Sandvik is a global, high-tech engineering group, providing front-line products and services for the mining and construction industries. The Sandvik Group has been in operation since 1862 and today employs some 40,000 people, working in approximately 160 countries. Our diverse solutions delivered by our highly qualified and proficient employees enhance our customers’ productivity, safety and their profitability.

We are now recruiting for a Data Warehouse Team Leader for a permanent role in our Dublin Office.


The Datawarehouse Team Leader is responsible for the end-to-end functional and technical solution design of our Datawarehouse. The team leader will manage a DevOps team to ensure new business requirements are delivered and existing solutions are monitored and supported.

The appropriate candidate should have a true affinity for data with a pragmatic approach, constantly looking to reduce complexity and increase clarity and maintainability. Our focus in BI is to deliver business value rather than build complex technical solutions – The Datawarehouse team leader is the gatekeeper of this principle.

Area of Responsibility

  • Responsible for several or all aspects of IT within a designated area involving the definition, development, maintenance and operation of systems.
  • Ensures the area´s technological level is up to date, conducting studies and implementing new procedures and techniques and the selection of hardware, software and supplies.


  • Owner of the data warehouse architecture and principles
  • Key contributor to the end to end BI architecture
  • Ensure adherence with our architectures guiding principles
  • Determine the best way to support different user profiles such as data scientists or business end users
  • Review business requirements together with other key BI stakeholders and the business and deliver high level solution designs
  • Work closely with the Delivery and BI frontend teams on resource and project planning
  • Manage the DevOps team to ensure delivery of new business requirements and support & maintenance of existing solutions
  • Ensure delivery of new data ingestion
  • Monitor ETL pipelines to ensure all processes are completed as expected
  • Azure database administrator responsibilities
  • Manage access control and security of the data warehouse
  • Support the documentation of the data objects in the data warehouse, related business processes and business use cases
  • Other tasks as required and directed by your line manager

Your Profile

You are a highly motivated, delivery focused leader with superb interpersonal skills and a passion for excellence. You have a positive outlook, a can-do attitude and thrive on working in a multi-cultural team environment.

You have a strong business intelligence knowledge (reporting, modelling, data warehousing & management and analytics) and a hands on experience in Business Intelligence Architecture (Cloud Solutions, Hybrid Architecture) some experience in architecture methodologies. You have hands on Application development knowledge and Microsoft technical expertise.

You have exceptional communication skills, both verbal and written, are proficient in the MS Office Suite and the ability to articulate complex ideas and findings. You are highly organised, with good planning and people management skills. You are educated to Degree level and have 5+ years of hands on experience working in Business Intelligence.

Some international travel will be required.

What we offer:

  • 22 days annual leave
  • 4 Company Days
  • Defined Contribution Pension
  • VHI Health Insurance
  • Life & Disability Insurance
  • Health & Wellbeing Initiatives – gym membership, wellbeing seminars, bike to work scheme
  • Flexible start & Finish times

Diversity, Inclusion & Sustainability

Sandvik has a developed belief in conducting our business in a sustainable and responsible manner, both for our employees and the environment; wherever in the world we operate.

Our high ethical standards determine our policy of putting Safety at a premium, acknowledging and respecting the communities and giving due consideration to the environment in the areas we operate.

These core values, to prioritise the safety and well-being of our employees, are the foundation of how we work today. We also recognise the importance on inter-personal relationships and how those based on honesty, respect and trust, enhance our working lives and help each other’s growth and career development.

Equality of opportunity is fully supported and endorsed as an employer by Sandvik, while also welcoming the additional strength that diversity brings, by providing a work environment where everyone is included, treated fairly and with respect.

Location: Dublin, Ireland

Reporting to: The Director of Business Intelligence

How to apply? Interested in the challenge? Please apply directly via the Workday Employee Self Service with the reference [O/S]. For further information regarding the recruitment process contact

Prior to this recruitment, we have already decided which advertising channels and marketing campaigns we wish to utilize, and we respectfully decline any contact from marketing or recruitment agencies regarding additional channels or campaigns.

The closing date for applications is 30th June 2021

Applicants must be eligible to work in the EU or hold a valid permit to work in the EU.

Please click on Sandvik Home for more information about our company.

Deadline: Jun 30
Job-ID: R0029128

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