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BI Developer III

BI Developer III

Req # 
36965
Location(s) 
US-TX-San Antonio
Category 
Business Intelligence

Job Overview

Overview & Responsibilities

We are seeking a BI Developer who will be responsible for designing, developing and implementing Qlikview BI solutions. The BI Developer will need to intimately understand the business requirements and recommend the most optimal strategy to implement them, provide timing and delivery estimates for the effort, and implement the enhancements. This person will need to have regular face-to-face interactions with business leaders and provide thorough communication about reports to business owners. This person will join a team of analysts to draw conclusions and develop robust reports and dashboards that will be used by business owners.

 

 

Responsibilities:

 

Day to day responsibility developing and maintaining the business intelligence framework. Subject matter expert in extraction of information from EFD, Star and Snowflake schemas. Building operational and ad-hoc reports. Building reports that take advantage of OLAP/Dimensional Modeling capabilities. Building executive dashboards and corporate scorecards. Work with customers to define their requirements and create information delivery solutions that meet their needs utilizing “best practices.”

 

  • Determine optimal design strategy to implement requirements.
  • Provide timing and delivery estimates to implement recommended design, and present it to team for review.
  • Implement approved solution design. Conduct performance tests on implemented solution
  • Support enhancement of existing solutions on an as-needed basis.
  • Support ad hoc reporting projects on an as-needed basis.
  • Groups similar data sets together to provide reports and analysis.
  • Compiles data summaries and creates basic views and reports.
  • Merge, transform, manipulate, and create datasets into required format for analysis.
  • Graph, chart, plot, and summarize data.
  • Develop and maintain supporting documentation
  • Work under minimal supervision on complex projects and may assist less experienced peers.
  • Applies business knowledge to analyzes and interpret data sets and identify root causes of problems and performance exposures.
  • Prepares summaries, presentations, and graphic representations of projects.
  • Works with managers and analysts to capture business requirements.

Qualifications

The ideal candidate will have the following:

 

Intermediate SQL development skills consistent with advanced report writing. Business analysis skills to allow for the creation of report definitions and specifications. Familiarity with various database platforms and utilities: MSSQL 2000/2005, My SQL, Oracle 9i, 10g or DB2 UDB. Must have the ability to provide FANATICAL support.

 

  • Intermediate knowledge of data assets, data requirements, and data reporting.
  • Intermediate skills in publishing regular updates on data requirements and trends.
  • Ability to provide thorough work, attention to detail, and consistently accurate reporting.
  • Intermediate organizational skills.
  • Intermediate communication skills, both written and verbal, and the ability to communicate with a range of customers (executives to front-line personnel).
  • Basic understanding of business processes.
  • Basic understanding of Rackspace corporate structure, strategy and products
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft office.
  • Highly proficient in Microsoft Excel.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to use professional concepts and apply company policies and procedures to resolve a variety of issues.
  • Ability to communicate technical info and ideas so others will understand.
  • Ability to successfully work and promote inclusiveness in small groups.
  • Minimum 2+ years experience using SQL for the purpose of data analysis and reporting.
  • Experience in supporting customer support, sales and marketing organizations preferred