The Business Intelligence Developer provides technical expertise and direction in developing and supporting an enterprise business intelligence platform, interfacing with the various business units across the organization on the reporting requirements. This individual participates in all phases of the development life cycle. S/he is also responsible for defining standards, production support and maintenance of the BI environment, and works with the team on system performance optimization and interoperability issues. Above all, this individual makes certain that the reporting solutions meet business objectives and establishes and maintains a high level of user trust and confidence in the BI group’s knowledge of and concern for the users’ business needs. This individual must also demonstrate a willingness to work with and mentor associates of varying levels of technical expertise within the organization.
Essential Job Functions
Develop and maintain reporting modules utilizing the developer and reporting tool kits within WebFOCUS
Utilize the administrative tools within WebFOCUS to provide end users with ad hoc and personalized reporting while maintaining a secure and cohesive environment.
Establish, administer, and monitor security in the reporting environment including the setting of appropriate end-user data access control levels.
Coordinate and perform in-depth tests, including end-user reviews, for modified and new reporting processes, and other post-implementation support.
Oversee the implementation of reporting modifications and enhancements in regards to technical changes and change management.
Provide first-level application support. Resolve problems and answer questions related to the reporting environment and layered products; contact vendor support when necessary; facilitate customer problem resolution with optimum speed and efficiency.
Communicate reporting changes, enhancements, and modifications – verbally or through written documentation – to management and team members so that issues and solutions are understood.
Meet with decision makers, data owners, and end users to define reporting requirements and goals; develop reporting procedures, models and protocols.
Consistently complete tasks within agreed upon target dates.
Adhere to departmental policies for reporting and managing trouble tickets and change control.
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or related discipline preferred; equivalent experience is acceptable
Three (3) to five (5) years’ experience in the design, administration, programming, and support of an enterprise reporting environment using the WebFOCUS business intelligence platform
Thorough understanding of the WebFOCUS product architecture
Oracle SQL coding skills with particular attention given to detail and accuracy
Ability to work in a team-oriented, collaborative environment; good interpersonal skills
Ability to weigh various suggested technical solutions against the original business needs and choose the most cost-effective solution
Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment
Keen attention to detail and ability to access impact of design or coding changes prior to implementation
Excellent analytical, mathematical, and creative problem-solving skills
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CompuGroup Technologies Mission:
To help our customers create practical business benefits from IT Solutions and Provide high quality and... cost effective Consulting services (ERP, Infrastructure, Web Applications, Mainframe Systems) in all Industries domain.
CompuGroup Technologies Offerings
CompuGroup Technologies delivers senior information technology consultants to clients who need them for critical projects.
Our clients say we consistently deliver the highest quality consultants and the fastest turnaround times in the industry.
Areas of Expertise
• Project Management and Business Analysis
• ERP: SAP, Oracle, PeopleSoft
• Business Intelligence: SAP, Oracle, PeopleSoft, Business Objects,Cognos, Informatica
• Customer Relationship Management: SAP, Oracle, PeopleSoft
• Supply Chain Management: SAP, Oracle, PeopleSoft
• Database Administration: Oracle, Microsoft SQL Server, IBM DB2
• Application Development: Java/J2EE, .NET, C#, C++, Visual Basic, PL/SQL
• Mainframe Systems: COBOL, IMS, JCL, CICS