Damien Greig

Data Management & Integration Solutions Lead at Horizon Power

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Damien is an experienced Data Warehouse and Analytics professional with over 10 years’ experience in the delivery of Data Warehouse Architecture, Business Intelligence, and Analytic services. While Damien’s technology skillset primarily focuses on the Microsoft range of Business Intelligence products, he does have expertise utilising a variety of other technology vendor platforms. Damien draws from his broad experience gained through working in a variety of business sectors including Government, Manufacturing, Resources, Financial Services and Defence. Through a unique blend of technical and business acumen, Damien has built a strong record of solution delivery, while adding value and meeting the needs of the client. Damien is an innovative and driven individual with a passion for maintaining currency in his skills, while also actively involving himself in the development of his peers.

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data engineering
Cloud Data Integration Software
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ETL Tools
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Snowflake
SQL Server 2019
Bryteflow
Upsolver
Microsoft Power BI Desktop
Microsoft SQL
Relational Databases Software
Data Visualization Software
DataRobot
Ataccama One
Work experience
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Apr 2020 - Present

Horizon Power

Data Management & Integration Solutions Lead

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Dec 2018 - Apr 2020

BizData

Principal Consultant

Sep 2016 - Nov 2018

Innodev Pty Ltd

Senior Consultant - Data Intelligence

IT Consultant specialising in Business Intelligence implementations. Accomplishments: • Created a Business Intelligence and Advanced Analytics strategy and roadmap for the adoption and embrace of “proven practices”, while enabling strategic insights from existing data assets. • Delivered a data integration solution to allow the supplying of source data to 3rd party using graph (tree-based) data structures using Microsoft SQL Server 2012, Integration Services and OrientDB. • Developed an ODS data model and data integration solution to facilitate reduced load of source systems and improved data access capability using Microsoft SQL Server 2012 and Integration Services. • Delivered internal Management and Operational data integration and visualisation solution using PowerBI. • Created proof of concept reporting and dashboards using Microsoft SQL Server 2012, Reporting Services and PowerBI. • Created the Innodev cycling group taking part in mass organised community cycling events for Consultants and Clients alike. • Recognition for positive client feedback..

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May 2015 - Jun 2016

Velrada

Management Consultant (Contract) - Business Intelligence

IT Consultant specialising in Business Intelligence implementations. Accomplishments: • Delivered a “proven practice” Asset Management data warehouse and reporting solution using Microsoft SQL Server 2012, Integration Services and Reporting Services. • Delivered enhancements to an existing data warehouse and reporting solution using Microsoft SQL Server 2012, Integration Services and Tableau. • Delivered a consolidated and re-usable Performance Management Dashboard data warehouse and reporting solution using Microsoft SQL Server 2012, Integration Services and Reporting Services. • Delivered a “Self Service” analysis and reporting solution using Microsoft SQL Server 2012, Integration Services, Analysis Services and Excel.

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Jul 2014 - May 2015

DWS

Senior Consultant - Business Intelligence

IT Consultant specialising in Business Intelligence implementations. Accomplishments: • Delivered a “proven practice” Data Management Framework and Roadmap to improve a clients’ data management capabilities. • Developed proof of concept for standardised reporting using Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 and Reporting Services. • Performed performance analysis and recommendations on existing data warehouse solution using Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 and Integration Services.

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Sep 2012 - Jul 2014

Velrada

Senior Consultant - Business Intelligence

IT Consultant specialising in Business Intelligence implementations. Accomplishments: • Enhanced dashboard capabilities for Human Resources department through migration from bespoke application to Microsoft SQL Server 2012 and SharePoint 2013 environment, resulting in historical analysis and self-service reporting capabilities. • Successful migration of multiple Business Intelligence solutions across to a newly created Microsoft SQL Server 2012 and SharePoint 2013 environment, resulting in standardised reporting across departments. • Implementation of Master Data Management solution to facilitate effective management of training course information, which resulted in vastly improved data quality being distributed and reported upon. • Delivery of self-service data mart and associated operational reporting and dashboards, resulting in data quality issues being able to be identified and addressed before they became major issues. • Delivered internal Velrada Business Intelligence “Body of Knowledge” standardised material (Standards, Methodologies and Frameworks). • Delivered internal Velrada analysis and reporting capability from CRM, HR and Timesheet data sources. • Created Velrada Business Intelligence “Centre of Excellence” study group to drive attainment of industry certifications. • Created Velrada Club Red to drive and increase blood donations within group.

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Nov 2010 - Sep 2012

DWS

Consultant

IT Consultant specialising in Business Intelligence implementations. Accomplishments: • Completion of scoping, requirements analysis and solution design for suite of management and operational reporting, utilising a multitude of proprietary data sources. • Delivery of Data Warehouse and ETL components for a “Data Integration Layer” data warehouse implementation using Microsoft SQL Server 2008 and Integration Services. • Implementation of new “Maintenance” and “Stock Control” data warehouse and reporting solution utilising WhereScape Red, IBM DB2 database, IBM Transformer cubes and IBM Cognos reporting technologies. • Successful delivery of enhancement to existing “Student” data warehouse, combining delivery of ETL, cube and reporting components, utilising Microsoft SQL Server 2005, Integration Services and IBM Cognos reporting technologies. • 2x Monthly employee awards for positive client feedback.

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Nov 2009 - Nov 2010

Westpac

Senior MIS Analyst (Business Intelligence)

Stakeholder engagement and management to ensure collaboration with all relevant parties to drive desired outcomes of business process and system enhancement activities. Development of business requirements to improve and enhance reporting capabilities while promoting self service functionality. Plan and manage key business initiatives to ensure delivery is met on time, to budget and within scope. Production of complex reporting with comprehensive analysis detailing insights into trends and anomalies. Development and mentoring of Junior Analysts. Accomplishments: • Delivery of an automated, monthly management reporting solution for Group Operations using Microsoft SQL Server 2005, Integration Services and Reporting Services. • Design and development of QA data repository application and reporting capability for use within Consumer Mortgage Operations using Microsoft Access. • Implementation of “Cycletime” reporting solution, allowing insight into business process and comparison across Group Operations using Microsoft SQL Server 2005, Integration Services and Reporting Services. • Re-engineering of HFM lending forms and process resulting in reduced timeframes for approval and associated costs using Lean principles. • Creation of “automated” Operations KPI dashboard reporting solution using Microsoft SQL Server 2005, Integration Services and Reporting Services. • Shared Services Annual Employee Award (2009)

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May 2005 - Nov 2009

Westpac

MIS Analyst (Business Intelligence)

Provision of technical solutions that align with business needs and application architecture goals. Completion of root cause analysis through a thorough understanding of business needs, drivers, process and performance. Establish rapport with customers to promote customer confidence and satisfaction. Production of complex reporting with comprehensive analysis detailing insights into trends and anomalies. Development of business requirements to improve and enhance reporting capabilities while promoting self service functionality. Demonstrate drive, initiative and resilience to improve overall efficiency and work throughput.

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May 2005 - Feb 2006

Westpac

Business / MIT Analyst (Project & Business Intelligence)

Aug 2003 - May 2005

Westpac Banking Corporation

Mortgage Liaison Representative

Education

1999 - 2002

Bachelor, Computer & Information Sciences

Ardrossan Area

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