1) This position will design, implement, and administer the complex technical architectures for user-facing systems including reporting, analytics, and Data Warehouse environment.
2) This role will enhance, maintain, and manage the Business Objects reporting, Tableau, OBIEE architectures and other BI/DW environments, and follow established ITIL, DW/BI best practices, and structured project management processes.
Design architecture solutions for analytic systems:Â 3) Play a key role in technical architecture design of BI and Analytical systems to support functional and application requirements, provide for expansion given budgetary constraints, and availability of data and skilled resources. 4)Â Facilitate and ensure common understanding across IT stakeholders of the technology, Â platform requirements and overall technical architecture during design activities. 5) Analyze peer implementations of similar systems to provide best practices and guidelines for the technical architecture and implementation. 6) Analyze and resolve systems issues. 7) Work with application teams to design and implement security/access strategy, and user access profiles. 8)Â Include middle-ware integration (single-sign on solutions, web services, integration with data sources.). 9)Â Ensure proper backup and recovery processes. 10)Â Develop, document, and enforce technical administration processes and procedures. 11) Provide coordination with IT System Administration teams including project management, task planning, Â technical design details, and change management.
Lead technical enhancement and maintenance of analytics architectures:
12) Provide break-fix support.
13)Â Coordinate incidents, problems, changes, and related outage communications including off-hours support as needed.
14)Â Troubleshoot and tune applications, databases, configuration, and code.
15)Â Develop, implement, and manage consistent, efficient processes to support: adding and removing groups and users, managing objects, reports, universes and database connections, monitoring system usage and performance, and ensuring all environments are running properly and are available for use, detailed auditing of usage and security including regular reports of usage metrics, a project and enhancement request queue for user-facing BIS architectures.
16)Â Lead the implementation of all specified software maintenance, patches, and upgrade projects including impact analysis, project planning, communication, and deployment; serve as technical liaison with vendors including SAP/Business Objects and Tableau environments.
Strategy and Planning: 17) Maintain strong relationships with IT Services partners, BIS technical leads and management, and data stewards to successfully implement the Universityâ™s reporting and analytics.
18) Work closely with BIS and IT colleagues on technical best practices and standards, and coordinate the architecture of user environments from different data and analytic systems. 19)Â Work with the Architect in the selection of BI enabling tools, including software and consulting. 20)Â Provide expertise in technical design and architecture including best practices and emerging trends. 21)Â Work with project leads to develop plans to leverage advanced functionality and architect these user facing systems to support enterprise-wide analysis and data sharing.
1) Excellent strong analytic skills to quickly synthesize technical, functional, and user inputs, and managing the problem-solving process and issue resolution.
2)Â Very strong architecture design and technical administration experience with Business Objects, Tableau, and OBIEE/ODV. 3) Proficient in developing standards and procedures as well as executing code migrations. 4)Â Excellent skills using MS Office Suite including Visio, MS Project. 5)Â This role requires very strong people skills across units, perspectives, and personalities. 6) Excellent written and oral communication skills, including translating complex technical concepts and issues into effective business cases for non-technical audiences. 7)Â Work effectively on multiple tasks with competing deadlines. 8) Strong written and oral communication skills, including translating complex technical concepts and issues into effective business cases for non-technical audiences. Â 9)Â Strong collaborative skills across varying perspectives and personalities. 10) Proven ability to work effectively on multiple tasks with competing deadlines.Â 11)Â Very high attention to detail and accuracy. 12)Â A strong understanding of Oracle database interfaces and SQL. 13)Â Strong skills with Microsoft Office, including Visio.
14) A strong understanding of Oracle database interfaces and SQL.
1) Standard office environment.
2) Outdoor exposure to weather.
3) On-call responsibilities.
1) Sit for short or extended time periods.
2) Ability to extensively use computer.
3) Make repetitive wrist, hand, or finger movements.
4) Ability to see, including color, depth perception, or clarity.
1) Bachelor's degree in related field.
1) Minimum seven years of experience in information management or related field.
2) Minimum four years of experience in technical administration, design and development (including architecture, performance tuning) in complex business environments.
3)Â Minimum four years of experience in enterprise implementations of analytic tools and systems, including lead technical roles.
4)Â Minimum of three years of experience building and administering multi-tiered/distributed systems, including with Tomcat and/or IIS.
5)Â Minimum of two years of experience designing, implementing, and administering various layers of application security.
6)Â Minimum two years of experience working within the ITIL framework including incident, service, problem, and change management processes and procedures.
1) Certifications in BI architecture/technical administration, and or Tableau architecture/technical administration.
2) Cover Letter
NOTE: When applying all required documents MUST be uploaded under the Resume/CV section of the application. Â
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