University IT (UIT), part of the Business Affairs organization at Stanford University, is dedicated to delivering world-class service and technological solutions to advance research, teaching and learning, administration, and healthcare. UIT is embarking on a long-term strategy to plan, replace, and implement new cloud-based solutions for several enterprise-wide systems.
UIT seeks an experienced Business Intelligence Analyst to support the technical implementation of the University's cloud-based Human Capital Management (HCM) and Enterprise Learning Management (ELM) software application suite as part of the Pinnacle program. Pinnacle includes replacement of the legacy HR, Payroll and ELM systems. The Senior Oracle HCM Business Intelligence Analyst will be responsible for performing the most advanced project and analytical work in a wide range of business intelligence activities that ensure the uniformity, accuracy, and semantic consistency of enterprise data through the application of effective data management, security, stewardship, and governance processes and ensuring optimal implementation of the Oracle HCM Cloud suite of reporting and analytics tools.
Implementation of the new cloud-based HCM/ELM application is sponsored by University HR, Financial Management Services and University IT.
Provide complex analysis and recommendations regarding data management and the design of dashboard and reports; may develop interactive queries and dashboards for central and distributed users.
Lead and own organization-wide complex business intelligence reporting and analysis initiatives; ensure initiatives directly support the organizational mission and are delivered on schedule and budget.
Lead data stewardship efforts and develop the metadata supporting the applicable reporting systems. Define and enforce interface design standards and best practices. Audit compliance and provide direction in non-compliance situations.
Coordinate the development and enrichment of an enterprise data model assuring reporting system development builds upon the existing data foundation and data model conflicts are resolved.
Troubleshoot business intelligence environment problems and opportunities for improvement and coordinate with application team to resolve application bottlenecks and performance issues.
Mentor and support the training of new and existing staff in business intelligence design and development.
Coordinate the planning, development and presentation of training for users of BI reporting and analysis.
May plan, mentor, coordinate, monitor and review the work of other information analytics-type staff during all phases of a project.
Education & Experience:
Bachelor's degree and seven years of relevant experience or combination of education and relevant experience. Work experience in a quantitative discipline such as economics, finance, statistics or engineering.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Extensive implementation experience and proficiency with Oracle HCM Cloud reporting and analytics tools and solutions, business processes, and workflow.
Strong project management skills and ability to understand and apply the software development lifecycle.
Demonstrated ability to review business processes and translate into BI reporting and analysis solutions.
Extensive experience in data analysis and root cause analysis and proven problem solving and analytical thinking capabilities.
Demonstrated ability with Oracle HCM Cloud enterprise application and database driven applications.
Substantial experience with relational and dimensional logical data modeling.
In-depth knowledge of and ability using MS Office; analytical and business intelligence programs such as OBIEE, business objects, Informatica, Tableau, Matlab, SAS, R, SPSS etc.
Extensive background and experience with report and analysis design.
Experience with the application of User Interface and User Experience best practices.
Strong written and oral communication skills; proven presentation experience and comfort with senior management audiences and effective facilitation skills with diverse groups.
Ability to prioritize workload and work with minimal supervision.
Skilled in facilitating group meetings, including discussions with business owners and users as well as IT development and technical teams working on integration, data flows and reporting.
Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, including the ability to bridge functional and technical resources by communicating effectively with individuals of varying systems expertise and business needs.
Strong listening, negotiation, and conflict resolution skills.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Project management skills as needed.
Certifications and Licenses:
Oracle HCM Cloud Certification
Constantly perform desk-based computer tasks.
Frequently sit, grasp lightly/fine manipulation.
Occasionally stand/walk, use a telephone.
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 the job.
May work extended hours, evenings and weekends.
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.
The expected pay range for this position is $133,000 - 165,000 per annum.
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Why Stanford is for You:
Stanford University has revolutionized the way we live and enrich the world. Supporting this mission is our diverse and dedicated 17,000 staff. We seek talent driven to impact the future of our legacy. Our culture and unique perks empower you with:
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The job duties listed are typical examples of work performed by positions in this job classification and are not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, tasks, and responsibilities. Specific duties and responsibilities may vary depending on department or program needs without changing the general nature and scope of the job or level of responsibility. Employees may also perform other duties as assigned.
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