Data visualization Engineer

Date: May 4, 2022

Location: Pune, IN

Company: AkzoNobel

We’ve been pioneering a world of possibilities to bring surfaces to life for well over 200 years. As experts in making coatings, there’s a good chance you’re only ever a few meters away from one of our products. Our world class portfolio of brands – including Dulux, International, Sikkens and Interpon – is trusted by customers around the globe. We’re active in more than 150 countries and have set our sights on becoming the global industry leader. It’s what you’d expect from the most sustainable paints company, which has been inventing the future for more than two centuries.

Job Purpose

The Data Visualization Engineer reports into the Data engineering & Visualization - Manager

 and is part of a broader global and multicultural analytical team operating from various locations. His/her role is to develop, maintain and improve integrated data visualization solutions for the Global Business Services (GBS) organization, thereby providing visibility on its operational performance. To do so, the Data Visualization Engineer will collaborate with Performance Analysts and other Subject Matter Experts.


Specifically, the GBS integrated visualization solutions are essential to inform on the performance and pain points of the of the organization. Leveraging various tools, The Data Visualization Engineer will connect, transform and visualize data to turn them into insights, paving the way to improved decision making resulting in performance improvements.  The developed solution will also lead to improved transparency within the organization.


The Data Visualization Engineer will benefit from a high level of autonomy with regards to technical developments, and will implement these technical developments according to priorities and product specifications defined by his/her principals and line manager or project team. His/her main responsibility is to conceptualize and perform development work as per design in a timely fashion. Acting as an expert, the Data Visualization Engineer may support other organizations beyond GBS across the company [e.g. Integrated Supply Chain].

Key Accountabilities

Conceptualize, develop and deliver data visualization solutions based on GPO mandated SMEs and reporting analysts’ requirements, leveraging the existing system architecture and available tools:

  • Determine best possible E2E data visualization solution
  • Fetch and embed data from SAP HANA BW, SQL data and load flat files
  • Integrate efficiently and prepare large and complex dataset
  • Perform data mapping and transformation [joint, exclusion, enrichment, pivoting, etc.]
  • Use script and coding to create visually compelling self-service easy to use dashboards
  • Automate data flow in collaboration with IM architects and IM consultants

Key Activities

Improve and maintain existing data visualization solutions in collaboration with IM:

  • Lead visualization workshop
  • Suggest technical improvements for existing data visualization solutions
  • Determine improvement turnaround time and maintain change request log


Act as a data transformation and visualization expert across the company:

  • Support Business Insights colleagues on data transformation and visualization topics
  • Support the efforts to setup report broadcasting and to craft broadcasted reports


Skillset and professional experience:

Extensive number literacy, system knowledge and information management acumen

  • Proven MS PowerBI or Spotfire dashboard development capabilities
  • Proven ability to code in Python and HTML languages, JAVA scripting a plus
  • Advanced Excel and PowerPoint skills with VBA knowledge
  • Experience with data transformation tools and technology such as:
      • SAP Analysis for Office & SAP Web Intelligence
      • Cloud platform - Microsoft Azure SQL, SAP Analytics Cloud
      • SQL Management studio - Build queries, views, transformations
      • SAP HANA studio : Explore & query data
      • Alteryx : Build data solution by developing workflow in Alteryx & automate by scheduling it via Alteryx server
      • SSAS : Develop OLAP Data Cube with advance DAX calculations
      • Power BI - Server platform - Automate using Data flow, configure Enterprise gateway, Build apps


Academic and professional background:

  • Bachelor or Master’s Degree preferably in Information Management
  • At least 5-year work experience in developer roles in a global or multinational environment


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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age or disability.

Requisition ID: 22334