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BI Application Developer in Eden Prairie, MN at Lifetouch National School Studios Inc.

Date Posted: 11/29/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    11/29/2018
  • Job ID:
    BIAPP13650

Job Description

POSITION SUMMARY:

The BI Application Developer role is to develop and implement business intelligence tools and reporting for business users that enables fact-based decision making and ad hoc analysis report generation. This individual will provide technical support in the development of enterprise BI Solution, including dashboard reporting.

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Develop dashboard reports from relational database
  • Identify best practices to communicate metrics through dashboard; recommend enhancements
  • Analyze available data, identify and recommend best sources for building reports
  • Work with business users to gather specifications for data and report requirements
  • Identify data sources to extract business information for reporting purposes
  • Coordinate with the data warehouse team on additional data marts to support dashboard reporting, including coordination of data validation with business users
  • Assist business users with self-service report development, including training support
  • Assist with the development of key performance indicators, including sourcing data requirements
  • Assist with the implementation of performance scorecard and metric management to business users
  • Document business definitions and audit reporting compliance to business metrics
  • Coordinate release updates to the QlikView server
  • Maintain report run times, ensuring that reports complete on time and successfully
  • Troubleshoot technical issues with QlikView applications and server


MINIMUM GENERAL REQUIREMENTS:

Education:

  • Bachelors degree in computer science, Information Systems, or related field

Required Skills:

  • Advanced SQL

Experience:

  • Minimum two years experience working with data warehouses
  • Three to five years related experience plus two years experience developing within business intelligence systems.
  • Experience working with business intelligence tools such as: QlikView (preferred), Oracle, Tableau, Cognos, Business Objects, and Microsoft BI

Other knowledge, skills, and abilities:

  • Ability to gain system-wide perspective in order to develop and implement new processes from disparate data sources
  • Strong problem-solving, analytic, conceptual and critical thinking skills
  • Self-starter with detail orientation; persistence and ability to work independently to drive execution
  • Strong organizational, planning and time management skills
  • Effective listening and communication skills and ability to provide essential information to stakeholders.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with ability to work on cross-functional teams.
  • Experience training and supporting business users in a self-service business intelligence environment.

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