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Salary:
Confidential
Location:
Modesto, CA
Posted:
January 16th 2022
Minimum Degree:
Bachelor of Science
Relocation Assistance:
Available
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Exciting opportunity to work with a continuously growing company that is well-respected in their industry! This stable organization in the Logistics / Manufacturing industry has been on a steady upward trajectory for many years and they offer a healthy, friendly, professional work environment where you can enjoy good career growth opportunities while making a positive impact and participating in the success story.

 

This role can be a critical step in your career path as you will be working with an innovative leader in the industry while enjoying a team environment and company culture that is supportive, and encourages and rewards your valuable contributions. While making a positive impact in an environment where your career will thrive and grow, you will enjoy competitive compensation, generous benefits, matching 401(k) plan, and a lot of other perks! Come join a great team and be treated like an important member of the family!

 

 

Value Proposition / Outstanding Career Move

 

 

 

In this role, as the team's Senior Business Intelligence Analyst / Report Builder will be the MAIN MicroStrategy resource in the company, and you must be comfortable with that.

Excellent benefits + eligibility for overtime pay + strong path for career growth!

 

Great opportunity for an IT professional with good MicroStrategy experience (cloud version preferred but not required) + solid ability to read and write SQL queries! The employer is looking for someone that can help build / establish a foundation, and make some infrastructure changes, so good technical back-end skills are critical. The person hired for this role will be the MAIN MicroStrategy resource within the organization and must feel comfortable working in this capacity.
 
If you are excited about digging into data and building reports, as well as having the freedom to learn new ways to get data, this position is an ideal role for you.

 

LOCAL candidates preferred (Sacramento region, Central Valley area, or Bay Area of Northern California) with ability to work remotely at the onset, and later on to move to a hybrid role (partially onsite and partially remote) and potentially working onsite full-time in the near future. Employer is also willing to consider out-of-area candidates that have strong ties to the area with a willingness to relocate to the Central Valley of California in the future.

 

MUST be a US citizen or Green Card holder, or be legally authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship or visa transfer. Employer is not able to transfer or sponsor work visas.

 

 

Summary

Creates reporting and analytical solutions that enable translating data into knowledge and maintains MicroStrategy infrastructure across the organization. Analyzes business intelligence data to inform business decisions. Partners with other areas of the business to model the outcome of implementing potential business strategies.

 

What You Will Be Doing

• Design and develop data architecture to enable business decisions and recommend technical solutions to management and internal customers based on scalability and complexity.
• Administration duties to include maintaining and auditing user access, and cloud instance infrastructure.
• Responsible for setting up new data connections within MicroStrategy Intelligence Server.
• Provide guidance and analytical support to include analysis and research in areas across the corporation.
• Satisfy ad-hoc requests for information from company teams that aid in uncovering new understandings that drive decisions which move the organization forward.
• Act as technical expert, addressing infrastructure needs, systems/applications integration, compatibility, and multiple platforms.
• Analyze data to create and maintain reports, dashboards, visualizations, and other tools (such as cubes and views) in multiple development and production environments.
• Responsible for executing the implementation of the BI strategy related to the company’s SAP ERP and OTM systems.
• Source data from various systems via Enterprise Data Warehouse (EDW) and external data sources.
• Design user driven analytics structure using existing data architecture.
• Influence data warehousing teams to recommend data layer structures and integrate systems.
• Performance tuning of business intelligence applications.
• Gather, document, and translate business requirements to functional and technical design solutions, specifications, and prototypes.
• Collaborate with development teams to design business intelligence solutions to facilitate data gathering, storage, and retrieval.
• Consult with users or decision makers to identify data sources, required data elements, or data validation standards.
• Develop test plans and facilitate testing prior to promotions.
• Lead promotion processes, to include source and environment controls, as well as promotion governance.
• Create and maintain technical documentation.
• Perform cross-functional analysis and collaborate with stakeholders across departments. Partner and present findings to senior leadership.

 

Minimum Qualifications
• Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Business Administration, MIS, Mathematics, Data Analytics, Data Science, or Engineering plus 5 years of experience in business intelligence, technical architecture, application development, middleware, or database management; OR High School diploma or State-issued equivalency certificate plus 9 years of experience in business intelligence, technical architecture, application development, middleware, or database management.

• 3 to 5 years of experience with MicroStrategy is a MUST.

• Ability to build, understand, and de-bug SQL queries.
• MicroStrategy Intelligence Server Development experience is a MUST.
• Experience designing and executing Application objects and Schema objects using MicroStrategy Desktop.
• Experience analysis, design, development, testing, and debugging of complex reports, dossiers, and dashboards.


Preferred Qualifications
• Master’s degree in Computer Science, Operations Research, Business Administration, MIS, Mathematics, or Engineering.
• Experience troubleshooting high level issues to identify and resolve problems caused by the database, source data, ETL scripts, or the Business Intelligence software (common examples: nulls in data causing joins to function incorrectly; ETLs running out of sequence; MicroStrategy Objects not set up properly).
• Experience with cloud computing and “big data” processing and analytics.
• Understanding of web servers and applications.
• Knowledge of components of an enterprise systems architecture
• Knowledge of business process re-engineering processes including Lean Six Sigma principles.
• Lean Six Sigma Green or Black Belt Certified.
• Working knowledge of Agile software development concepts and processes.
• Strong understanding of network architecture and application development methodologies
• Knowledge of emerging technologies and development platforms.
• Experience applying machine learning or artificial intelligence to BI applications.
• Possesses a passion for technology and its impact on the enterprise, customers and consumers along with a breadth of experience that can balance business, application and operational requirements.
• Strong understanding of systems and “systems thinking” with the ability to make trade-off decisions to accomplish system-wide goals.
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
• Excellent planning and organizational skills.
• Skilled in balancing long-term and short-term goals and perspectives of challenging situations.
• Skilled in applying multiple technical solutions to business problems.
• Remains unbiased toward any specific technology or vendor choice.
• Excellent analytical and technical skills.
• Exceptional interpersonal skills, including teamwork, facilitation and negotiation.
• Experience with performance tuning of business intelligence applications.
• Strong knowledge of SQL queries including writing, reading, and debugging.
• Experience working with Enterprise Data Warehousing, specifically SAP Data Warehousing (HANA).

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