BI Engineer

Location
Stanford
Posted
Sep 26, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


Stanford University

BI Engineer

Job Number:
76432

Business Intelligence Engineer
Note: Not all unique aspects of the job are covered by this job description

JOB PURPOSE: Responsible for development of complex technical analysis and design, new programming, modifications, scheduling, tuning, testing and maintenance of systems in support of new and existing Business Intelligence(BI) and other projects.


CORE DUTIES*:
  • Provide complex analysis, conceptualize, design, implement and develop solutions for critical BI components.
  • Perform dataflow, system and data analysis and develop meaningful and useful presentation of data in BI applications.
  • Plan and implement standards, define/code conformed global and reusable objects, perform complex database design, data modelling (EDW and programming and streamline the systems.
  • Consult with client groups to assess user needs and understand the business processes; convert user requirements into technical solutions.
  • Contribute to data analysis, design and development of new and ongoing business intelligence (BI) projects involving complex EDW structures OR on OLTP systems.
  • Collaborate closely with internal and external teams to understand and apply changes/modifications impacting data warehouse.
  • Conduct and participate in code walkthroughs and document technical design. Assist in quality control testing. Meticulously follow software methodologies defined.
  • Monitor ETL processes, system audits and performance. Pro-actively resolve issues as found. Support the performance of systems.
  • Follow the release cycles and implement on-time delivery of bug fixes, change requests and enhancements. Troubleshoot and solve technical problems.
* - Other duties may also be assigned

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
Education & Experience: Bachelor's degree and seven years of relevant experience in computer science, or engineering or a combination of education and relevant experience.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Mastery in Business Intelligence and Data warehousing concepts and methodologies.
  • Expert in Data Modeling and designing data warehouse from heterogeneous OLTP sources.
  • Able to design complex ETL's extracting data through XML files, RDBMS and Flat file sources.
  • High expertise on Databases, data acquisition, ETL strategies and tools and technologies like Informatica.
  • Strong programming skills, relational database skills with expertise in Advanced Sql and PL/Sql. Skills in Shell Programming and any Object Oriented Programming language.
  • Ability to design Physical and Reporting Data models for seamless cross-functional and cross-systems data reporting.
  • Should be able to write custom ETL programming from complex data processing and transformations using any programming language, such as PL/Sql, Python, Java, etc.
  • Extensive experience in data analysis and root cause analysis and proven problem solving and analytical thinking capabilities.
  • Broad understanding of multiple existing and next generation Business intelligence tools and technologies.
  • Understanding of Reporting/Analytics and data visualization tools like OBIEE and Tableau including Design and Development.
  • Understanding of scripting language like Python, Shell, JavaScript, HTML5.
  • Understanding of software engineering principles and skills working on Unix/Linux/Windows Operating systems, Version Control and Office software.
  • Ability to mentor lower level developers on definitive tasks.
  • Ability to prioritize workload and work with minimal supervision.
Certifications and Licenses: None
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS*:
  • Constantly perform desk-based computer tasks.
  • Frequently sitting.
  • Occasionally stand/walk.
  • Rarely writing by hand; lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh up to 10 pounds. * - Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.


    WORKING CONDITIONS: WORK STANDARDS:
  • Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations.
  • Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned. Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the University's Administrative Guide, http://adminguide.stanford.edu.


    We are not able to provide sponsorship or relocation for this position.


    Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.



    Job: Information Technology Services

    Location: Business Affairs: Administrative Systems (IT)
    Schedule: Full-time
    Classification Level:

    To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link: stanfordcareers.stanford.edu

    Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.






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