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VBA Developer

Date:  2 Jul 2024
Country:  India
Function:  Information technology
Sub-Function:  Information Technology


About Us

Olam International is a leading food and agri-business supplying food, ingredients, feed and fibre to over 19,800 customers worldwide. Our value chain spans over 60 countries and includes farming, processing and distribution operations, as well as a sourcing network of 4.8 million farmers. Through our purpose to 'Re-imagine Global Agriculture and Food Systems', Olam aims to address the many challenges involved in meeting the needs of a growing global population, while achieving positive impact for farming communities, our planet and all our stakeholders. Headquartered and listed in Singapore, Olam currently ranks among the top 30 largest primary listed companies in terms of market capitalisation on SGX-ST.

Olam Information Services (OISL) is a captive subsidiary of Olam International, Singapore offering IT Services & Global Business Services across its operations in 65 countries in Asia, Africa, EU & Americas. In Chennai, we currently have onboard more than 1000 highly motivated employees. Olam Digital has received International Innovation Award 2019 for Best Services and Solutions.

Olam Global Business Services (OGBS) is a captive unit that offers End to End business process and analytics solutions. OGBS currently offers its solutions in 6 Platforms: Finance, Supply Chain, People services, Risk & Market Compliance, Big Data Analytics and Business Intelligence. At this moment, OGBS is located in City of Chennai, India and provides its services to over 20 countries. Olam GBS has received Best Shared Services in India Award – 2019, by Shared Services Forum and Asia’s No.1 Shared Services in Process Improvement and Value Creation, 2019 by Shared Services and Outsourcing Network Forum.

Job Description

  • Maintain and support data analytics and BI platforms i.e. end to end environment management of Oracle, MS SQL, Tableau
  • Monitor system performance, continuously identify and implement performance improvements on databases, data collection systems, data sets, data analytics for optimum efficiency
  • Agree on key priorities on analytics with the business and deliver the same within agreed timelines and at acceptable quality
  • Translate business needs to technical specifications and develop analytics that enable decision making
  • Acquire data from primary or secondary data sources and maintain the data warehouse
  • Develop and execute queries upon request for data

Profile Description

  • 8+ Years in an IT environment with at least 5+ years of working experience in delivering Analytics and BI projects
  • Proven experience as an PL/SQL, Analytics & BI Developer
  • Strong in Oracle PL/SQL and MS SQL
  • Background in data warehouse design (e.g. dimensional modelling) and data mining
  • In-depth understanding of database management systems, online analytical processing (OLAP), online transactional processing (OLTP)
  • Programming (XML/Java script/Python/R etc.) and ETL/ELT frameworks
  • Solid experience in data analysis, self-service reporting, predictive analytics, BI technologies by making use of advanced analytical software such as Tableau, Power BI, SAP BI
  • Strong knowledge in SQL statement formulation, performance, indexing and tuning (Preferably Oracle) in recent assignments
  • Building analytics and complex data visualizations
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills in English
  • Good analysis skills for application design and problem solving
  • Commodity Trading and Risk Management domain knowledge will be an advantage
  • Knowledge of PL/SQL tools, SQL management studio, Power BI, Tableau
  • Technically proficiency in handling REST API, JSON, FIX Formats etc is an advantage

Olam is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, nationality, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Applicants are requested to complete all required steps in the application process including providing a resume/CV in order to be considered for open roles.

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