Dashboard Developer

City: Calgary
Last visit: 2014-10-28
Author's ads: 1

Posted: 2014-10-28


Job Id: 2014.1101 - Dashboard Developer

Position Overview:

Our client has immediate need for a technical analyst on the Citizen’s Dashboard project. This person will work under the direction of the IT Project Manager providing technical services such as the translation of functional business requirements into technical requirements, assisting the business in performing a fit-gap analysis on various third party technical solutions, and assisting with the integration planning and design that will involve movement and possible transformation of data from source system to the Open Data Catalogue (ODC) and ultimately the delivery of identified data sets to an externally facing dashboard using Enterprise Application Integration (EAI) technologies.

The consultant will follow IT standards, procedures, and methodologies in performing this work. In addition, the consultant will document and participate in transitioning the work to Application Support.

This is a one year contract.


Elicit and document technical requirements for dashboard solution based on functional user requirements

Analyze capability of in-house tools to combine data sources and deliver said data through a dashboard interface

Conduct Fit-Gap analysis to compare functional user requirements to capabilities of in-house tools

Analyze integration options and provide recommendations

Work with IT lead and business stakeholders to outline technical solution options and recommendations

Participate in RFP preparation (if applicable)

Work with 3rd party product vendors to plan and implement dashboard solution (if applicable)

Work with internal resources to design, develop and implement dashboard solution using in-house tools (if applicable)

Work with IT lead to define technology sustainment plan and application support model

Create technical and process documentation as required.


Required Skills:

 Proven experience with implementing third party packages (web);

Proven experience with Systems Architecture Designs;

Proficiency with Microsoft Visio 2010;

Proven experience with major data integrations;

Problem-solving and analytical skills;

Strong written and verbal communication skills, including technical documentation; and

Ability to work independently.

Desired Skills:

Previous experience with Excelsior and Socrata Dashboard solutions;

Previous experience or exposure to enterprise level integration technologies such as Tibco and business intelligence tools such as Business Objects; and

Previous experience or exposure to ETL tools such as Informatica and scripting tools such as Sequel.

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METAFORE – Corporate profile

As one of Canada’s largest IT solutions providers, Metafore has delivered IT solutions to private and public sector organizations of all sizes for more than 30 years. Metafore’s IT Resourcing Division provides contract, full-time, and contract-to hire resources.

Career Level: Experienced

Years of Relevant Experience: Any

Industry: Government and Public Sector

Job Function: Technology and Digital Media

Website: http://www.metafore.ca