Business Intelligence Engineer

Solent NHS Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 a year
Closing date
1 Oct 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen to support the Trust's vision in creating a Power BI First, self-serve approach to accessing data and information.

We are looking for high quality candidates with experience of working with Power BI, and knowledge of cloud-based azure warehousing. The successful candidate will be self-motivated, proactive and passionate about utilising visualisation tools as a way of communicating information to non-information colleagues within the organisation.

An enthusiastic team player, you will act as the key link between the Data Warehouse, Business Intelligence teams, and leading the development of our Power BI Self Service solution. This role will require you to build strong working relationships with colleagues across the Trust and excellent communication skills will be essential.

A mixture of technical, analytical and organisational skills with a passion for developing innovative solutions are key to delivering the objectives of this role.

Main duties of the job

The BI Engineer is responsible for the flow of data between the data warehouse and the output for information and visuals.

This role is responsible for supporting the trust's vision in creating a Power BI First, self-serve approach to accessing data and information. The role is a hybrid role between the data warehouse team and solutions development team, the split will be dependent on the workload at the time.

The Business Intelligence team are responsible for the end-to-end flow of data, from ingestion, manipulation, interrogation and distribution. They work with industry best practices and are constantly evolving as technology and tools evolve. The trust work on a Microsoft platform however all solutions are investigated and reviewed to deliver a product which is best for both trust and customer.

The BI Engineer will be expected to line manage BI team colleagues within their line of responsibilities as and when the time arises.

About us

Make a difference with us

If you are looking for somewhere you can make a real difference and are passionate about keeping people safe, well and out of hospital, a career with us may be just what you're looking for. At Solent NHS Trust, we strive to make a difference to the health and wellbeing of our communities.

We are proud to be an organisation which is focused on our people and we welcome people who share our values to come and work with us.

To deliver great care that is safe, simple and easy to access

To be a caring, flexible and supportive place to work

To deliver the best value for money

Our shared values support the development of a strong working culture. They breathe life into our organisation -- guiding and inspiring all of our actions and decisions. They enable us to be better at what we do and create a great place for our staff to work, whilst ensuring we provide the highest quality of care to our patients.

In creating our values, we spent time listening to our employees and members. Based on what people told us, we created our HEART values to reflect the deep belief that we are caring organisation at the centre of our community: Honesty, Everyone counts, Accountable, Respectful, Teamwork.

We are an accredited Real Living Wage employer.

We encourage and support our staff to be vaccinated as this remains the best line of defence against Covid-19.

Job description

Job responsibilities

*Please Note : For a detailed job description for this vacancy, please see attached Job Description*

Person Specification



  • Educated to Masters degree level in relevant field or equivalent level of experience of working at a senior level in healthcare Business Intelligence.
  • Evidence of continuing professional development.


  • PRINCE2 or Agile qualifications or equivalent experience.



  • Experience of key data systems both clinical and corporate, including but not limited to R4, Inform, S1, Ulysses, ESR and HealthRoster
  • Experience of agile and scrum methodology.

Employer details

Employer name

Solent NHS Trust


Highpoint Venue

Bursledon Rd



SO19 8BR

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