Lead Specialist – BI Developer *

Full Time
Houston, TX
Posted 2 months ago

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Position Summary

We are looking for a BI Developer with a passion for data, and loves to stay on the edge of new techniques and technologies. The ideal candidate who has experience with the Microsoft Azure BI stack, as well as traditional BI experience will help our diverse team to modernize our BI landscape. This candidate will work to break down barriers and evangelize the latest tools and techniques in Business Intelligence to cultivate a data-driven culture throughout the company.

Essential Functions

  • Enhance, augment, and shape our data strategy by acquiring and warehousing new data sources from inside and outside the organization.
  • Champion and implement modern BI solutions using latest BI technologies including IOT, Cloud, Machine Learning, and AI.
  • Assist in maintaining and developing traditional BI solutions using the MS SQL Server BI stack.
  • Create automated dashboards and reports using Power BI, Tableau, SAP Business Objects, and/or SSRS.
  • Work with business users and other IT areas to collect, shape, and use functional/business requirements to then design and develop end-to-end solutions including ETL, governance, presentation, data mining, machine learning as may be needed.
  • Develop methods to deliver BI governance metrics (i.e. usage, memory, space, queries, etc.).
  • Lead prototype efforts in various BI tools for capability assessment and demonstrations.
  • Contribute toward evolving company’s analytical self-service/ad hoc reporting capabilities using existing or future toolsets.
  • Work with business partners and internal staff on resolving platform production defects and performance issues.
  • Propose optimal ways to address business demands for BI with a goal of delivering maximum overall value for BI investments.
  • Participate and develop BI landscape strategy including optimal setup to support multiple/parallel project deliverables.
  • Develop, document, and adhere to standard procedures and best practices.
  • Ensure requirements are met in accordance with corporate compliance standards.

Required Skills

  • 8+ years of experience with at least 5 years of experience developing traditional BI solutions within the Microsoft BI stack (MS SQL Server/SSIS/SSAS/SSRS) and at least 3 years of experience implementing modern BI Solutions in the MS Azure BI stack.
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or a related field.
  • Fluency in MS SQL query language, ability to write stored procedures, views, indexes, etc.
  • Previous experience reporting and warehousing of IOT data.
  • Understanding of cloud and distributed systems principles, including load balancing, networks, scaling, in-memory vs. disk.
  • Proficient in developing and executing test scenarios including regression testing.
  • Strong tracking, coordination and project planning skills
  • Ability to identify and implement programing logic and/or application improvements
  • Must be able to work on multiple simultaneous tasks with limited supervision
  • Quick learner, motivated self-starter, team player
  • Excellent customer service, interpersonal, verbal and written communication, and team collaboration skills
  • Able to follow change management procedures and internal guidelines
  • Strong time-management skills, initiative, commitment, and ability to work under pressure to meet tight deadlines while maintaining high quality standards and best practices
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills, strong organizational skills, attention to detail

Additional Preferred Skills

  • Relevant industry experience such as crude, natural gas, NGL storage and/or other energy transportation.
  • Visualization experience with Tableau or Power BI.
  • Scrum/Agile certification or experience.
  • Azure DevOps, JIRA, and/or Jenkins experience.
  • Previous experience in DevOps, Web Development, or DBA teams.
  • Experience with consuming and developing REST API, JSON, XML, and/or JavaScript.
  • Experience warehousing or reporting against SCADA or other IOT solutions.
  • Confidence in several programming languages such as R, Python, Scala, or Java, with the ability to pick up new languages and technologies quickly.
  • Data Science/Advanced Analytics (ex: Predictive Analytics, Text Analytics, and analysis of unstructured data).
  • Experience with large-scale, big data methods, such as Hadoop, Spark, Hive, Impala, or Storm.
  • Data modeling with SAP BW on HANA with HANA Studio and HANA Views.
  • ITIL Certification or experience using Remedy application is a plus.
  • System administration skills with SSRS, Tableau, or Business Objects. 

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