India / India / TN / Chennai /

Technology & Engineering

#: 743999730135597 / REF1480U



Job Description

SAP HANA Moduler – Chennai


Seeking a highly-motivated, experienced SAP HANA Modeler within the Enterprise Architecture. This position is responsible for hands on development work on all aspects of SAP HANA architecture, data provisioning, modeling (design, development and deployment of HANA views), performance tuning and optimization.The candidate will work closely with both Enterprise and Solution Architecture teams to translate the Business/Functional requirements into technical specifications that drive HANA solutions to meet functional requirements.

The ideal candidate should have hands-on Power BI perspective, the individual will need to be adept at data preparation, analytics and visualization, and create executive-caliber presentations. At Nielsen, our obsession with understanding consumer behavior through technology is what motivates us. To us, innovation isn’t random – it’s a result of encouraging each other to develop new ideas and technologies and then, challenging ourselves to push even further.


  • Responsible for Design, Development of SAP HANA Information Models within the Enterprise HANA platforms

  • Interact with Enterprise/Solution Architects (EA),Business Analysts (BA) to gather high level business requirements

  • Liaise with Functional and Operations teams to translate Functional Specifications into HANA technical specifications,

  • Ensure the HANA solutions confine to enterprise standards and best practices

  • Participates in the planning and coordination of releases to production to ensure project timelines and release schedules are followed and deadlines are ultimately met

  •  Promotion of HANA content throughout the HANA landscape using SAP HANA Application Lifecycle Manager (HALM)

  • Work with SAP BASIS and Security team to design and implement analytic privileges to secure and limit access for HANA views

  • Assist with HANA performance tuning and query optimization efforts

  • Expert in SQL , advanced SQL with sound knowledge of analytical functions

  •  Owns and resolves escalated issues to minimize associated impacts to project timelines


In this role, we are depending on the ability to not just take requests for data and output, but be able to take the time to investigate the end goal for the user.  The desire is for delivery of value, from our Analytics platform, not just more and more reports.

  • Comfortable to take the time to understand stakeholder needs

  • Ability to manage and inventory the existing landscape, and work to refine and retire redundant or outdated output.

  • Efficient manager of delivery.  Business users rely on the ability to slice, dice and consume data.  This role is the great enabler of their needs.


  • Power BI Experience:

    • Come up with efficient front end and robust visualizations to better explain the data analyses

    • Uncover trends and correlations to develop insights + Recognize and adopt best practices in reporting and analysis: data integrity, test design, analysis,validation, and documentation + Own the design and maintenance of ongoing performance metrics, reports, analyses, dashboards, etc. to drive key business decisions + Need to have experience in creating calculated measures and columns wit advanced DAX

    • Excellent knowledge on Power BI data modelling and Power Query concepts + Experience in Data Gateway for data refreshing, content Pack Library + Expert in publishing reports to Power BI service and setting up the necessary connection details and scheduling + Excellent knowledge connecting Microsoft Power

BI Desktop to various data sources + Experience on writing queries, procedures and views in SQL + Experience in Managing Embed Codes Understanding of Power BI Embedding concepts.

  • 3-5 years of experience to perform technical analysis, design, development, and testing of data connections,universes, and dashboards/reports.

  • Prior experience in SAP BOBJ

  • Extensive experience in data modeling and preparing datasets, merging, appending, custom hierarchies, custom calculations, groupings, formatting values, data wrangling, dimensions and measures

  •   Well versed in visualizations and their usage charts, tables, maps, filters, dropdown menus, hiding functions, interactive objects, pictures

  •   Familiarity with SAC as a planning tool, creating planning data models and working with categories actual, budget, planning, forecast, rolling forecast

  •   Knowledge in configuring security and performing administration tasks such as defining users and teams and assigning roles and privileges are a plus


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