BI ANALYTICS DEVELOPER

Location: NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE
POSITION SUMMARY:  Supports all analytic efforts of the company’s internal and external business for report development, quality assurance, and analysis. Has a primary responsibility for report writing and analysis, including data validation.  
 
 
FUNCTIONS OF THE JOB
 
Essential Functions: which may be representative but not all inclusive of those commonly associated with this position.
 
• Works with business stakeholders to identify, scope, and document analytics and business intelligence (BI) opportunities
• Works with stakeholders to identify the information requirements of the business
• Works with business stakeholders to document the business definition and logic for the key performance metrics of the company
• Leverages all aspects of BI technologies and architecture such as delivery mechanisms (i.e. portals, dashboards, OLAP), data model/architecture, data integration/ETL and reporting tools
• Integrates data from various sources including on system and off system sources
• Manages and maintains the organization report catalog for all reporting requests and changes
• Meets with project team(s) regularly to review project deliverables and deadlines
• Meets with appropriate personnel for periodic reviews of reports and BI reports
• Analyzes data, designs and develops complex custom reports and dashboards using in-house reporting platform with little or no supervision
• Validates report results against requirements for consistency and accuracy
• Troubleshoots and analyzes data issues within reports
• Communicates results to business staff to support business decisions
• Develops standard processes for business user requests for BI and analytics
• Develops and maintain other BI and analytics standards for BMI including data sources and a data dictionary
• Actively participates as an expert on teams to help promote the development of an analytics and BI culture within BMI
• Regularly updates management of development status
 
Physical/Visual Activities or Demands: Physical/visual activities or demands that are commonly associated with the performance functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
 
• Sitting, talking, hearing, walking.
• Concentrated mental and visual attention with normal hand-eye coordination.
• Clarity of vision at 20 inches B corrected or uncorrected.
• Generally negligible physical effort, but occasional moving of 1 to 10 lb. items.
 
Environmental/Atmospheric Conditions: Environmental and atmospheric conditions commonly associated with the functions of this job.
 
Normal office conditions.
 
 
POSITION QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS
 
Education: Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience
 
Experience:  
• Minimum two years of experience with Cognos
• Minimum one year experience with development processes tools, PL/SQL or DataStage preferred
 
 
 
Skills and Abilities: This may be representative but not all inclusive of those commonly associated with this position. 
 
• Performance history of providing technical expertise with high levels of integrity and results
• Functional level of proficiency with IBM Cognos 8.x and/or 10.x
• Proficient with SQL (any vendor)
• Proficiency in all aspects of Microsoft Office
• Highest level of confidentiality
• Able to establish constructive and informative relationships with employees, management and vendors
• Ability to read, analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals and technical manuals
• Ability to write reports, business correspondence and procedural manuals
• Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients and customers
• Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions
• Expertise supporting the data repository needs of the IBM product stack
 
 
Machines, Tools, Equipment and Work Aids: which may be representative but not all inclusive of those commonly associated with this position.
 
Personal computer and associated software. Normal office equipment.
 
License(s)/Certifications Required: None.
 
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