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Systems Analyst - BI (Business Intelligence Developer) in Chicago,IL

Started by mimariposa, 13 Jun 2014 10:32:33 AM

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The client that I work for is in immediate need of a full-time Business Intelligence Developer in Chicago downtown area. More about the job description and responsibilities are as below:

The Business Intelligence Developer position is directly responsible in building and maintaining Business Intelligence environments which provide complete BI solution architecture. The primary focus of this role is the ongoing and future development of the metadata layer that requires the candidate to have hands on, in depth experience and expertise with the latest Cognos suite and any other BI as well as the use of Cognos macros to provide extensive Cognos solutions in design, development, and implementation against dimensional and relational schemas.

Hands on development: Design and develop Metadata Models and packages; integrated reports, scorecards and dashboards using Cognos or any other BI tool. Gather report requirements from internal product management. Execute, migrate and automate cube rebuilds and reports to support day to day requests. Perform analysis to investigate and troubleshoot data inconsistencies and data integrity issues when necessary. Work autonomously and cooperatively within a fast-paced environment and balance priorities to best meet the demands of multiple projects. Participate in the complete implementation process and strategies for the development of core BI solutions. Work with BI vendor support personnel in troubleshooting problems. 70%

Planning: Assists lead in planning activities such as - project planning and work estimates. Planning installations of new releases and hot fixes. 15%

Administration: Install, configure, deploy and tune Business Intelligence tools and environment. Develop BI architecture, environment and operation processes documentation. Regularly monitor performance of servers, logs and exceptions and take necessary actions to prevent recurring issues. 15%

The individual in this position may need to multi-task. Issues found in production take high priority, and current project-oriented work may have to be temporarily stopped to handle high-priority tasks and deployment of production issues. This position is responsible for handling of huge data, creating complex reports, automating BI processes, identifying and improving performance of reports, and high availability of BI environment.

Communication -
    Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, to facilitate the exchange of information with Members.

Project Management -
    Ability to work independently, and collaborate effectively with project teams.
    Excellent time management and prioritization skills.

Analytical -
    Strong quantitative and analytic skills, including proficiency with spreadsheet and relational data base software applications, Strong working knowledge of data warehousing.

Technical -
    Experience with Javascript, JQuery, HTML, SQL Server and large datasets
    Knowledge of Operating Systems (such as Windows, Linux, Unix)
    3+ Years implementing Business Intelligence solutions using Cognos technology
    Hands-on design, development, and deployment experience with the Cognos Series 8.x, 10.x Suite, including all Studios, Framework Manager, Content Manager, Transformer, Power Play and Access Manager.
    Design and development of complex Cognos reports and analytical views
    Extensive SQL development experience in SQL 2008 or later versions is a must.
    Prior experience with SSIS or any other ETL tool such as Informatica is desirable.
    Experience in Microsoft development platforms (.Net Framework, C#, ASP.NET) , VB Script, JavaScript is a plus.

I don't belong to any recruiting firm, and am a full-time employee of the client myself. Only applicants resident in the US and authorized to work need apply.