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Data Visualisation Analyst - Octave: Data and Advanced Analytics Centre of Excellence

Our business built over 150 years touches nearly every major sector of the economy. We generate a significant quantum of data and we intend to use it to build the future of our businesses. Our Digital and Analytics insights canpositively disrupt life for all Sri Lankans and our commitment to passion and excellence will help to deliver superior value to customers, our people and the community.

Octave will be the cornerstone of our data driven strategic and operational decisions!

Team Octave will solve JKH’s most intractable problems across industry verticals by building pipelines using Python and Azure data factory to work on one of the country’s richest data lakes, building and implementing complex machine learning algorithms which will impact millions of Sri Lankans.


Role Objective

▪ Capture and document end-user requirements on BI reporting and visualization/dashboards from BU's and data science team

▪ Design visualizations/dashboards based on various BI reporting requirements

▪ Optimize designs for usability, performance, flexibility, and testability



▪ Design and build dashboards and other visualizations using data visualization tools like PowerBI

▪ Collaborate with Business stakeholders to understand data, reports, metrics, and dashboard requirements and deliver solutions in an effective manner and in alignment with BI Strategy and roadmap

▪ Perform data-cleansing, processing, and validation on the data subject to analyze, in order to ensure its quality

▪ Should also be able to handle assigned tasks in the capacity of individual contributors

▪ Should have experience of leading team/ guiding juniors to deliver high quality dashboard



▪ Work experience: ~4+ years in designing and developing analytical solutions using tools like Power BI, SQL, Alteryx to derive business insights

▪ Education: University degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Applied Mathematics or related fields with an excellent academic record


Skills & Competencies required

– 4+ years of experience in designing and building visually appealing dashboards or visualization for commercial use  using Spotfire, business algorithms/ scenario planners/, solving business problems using SQL automations/Alteryx

– Knowledge of Python/ R is good to have

– Strong hands on experience with Tableau, Power BI, D3.js, ggplot, Gephi, Plotly, Spotfire, Alteryx, SQL and any other BI Platforms

– Proficiency in MS Excel and MS Access – Strong skills to work with business and analytics teams to elicit requirements and functionality


John Keells Holdings PLC