Senior Business Intelligence Developer (14582)

American University
District of Columbia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Jul 30, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Business & Management, Business Administration, Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Business & Administrative Support, Computer Services & Information Technology, Technology Administration/Other, Chief Technology & Information Officers
Salary Band
Not specified
Employment Type
Full Time


The Senior Business Intelligence Developer will be responsible for analyzing user analytical needs; developing system requirements; designing and implementing reporting and analytics solutions to meet requirements and support defined outcomes; and driving expansion of the AU Business Intelligence platform to university’s various business domains. They will collaborate with and receive technical guidance from the BI Solutions Architect, as well as with multiple customers/stakeholders as needed.

Essential Functions
  1. Work with business units to understand their reporting and analytical needs, analyze their requirements, develop technical approach and conduct feasibility assessment. Provide level of effort and duration estimates for the recommended reporting and analytics solutions.
  2. Develop information products (reports, documents, dashboards, etc.) and applications that meet defined outcomes. Work with BI and Data Architects to ensure that the most efficient BI solution is implemented. Develop business intelligence semantic layer. Work with extended technology team members to implement any necessary custom solutions. Ensure the integrity, reliability and data quality of the BI products.
  3. Ensure that the developed solution meets business user needs by coordinating user acceptance testing activities. Timely process user input and make technical adjustments, such as bug fixes or addressing enhancement requests. Analyze impact of the enhancement requests on the implementation timeline and either manage user expectations or escalate to the supervisor. Ensure adherence to enterprise standards and processes.
  4. Support AU’s data warehouse, technical architecture, and business intelligence solutions, as assigned, and as needed. Provide technical support and assistance to business intelligence users through training, presentations, documentation and one-on-one help.
  5. Facilitate and support data governance framework implementation at AU.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work
  • Full time
  • Exempt
  • Team Leader/Consultant A
  • Availability after-hours to support staff as needed.
Required Education and Experience
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent
  • 4-6 years of relevant experience
Preferred Education and Experience
  • Experience in dimensional data modeling is a plus.
  • Familiarity with SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS) is a plus.
  • Familiarity with best practices in data warehousing is a plus.
  • Familiarity with SQL Server Reporting Services (SSIS) is a plus.
  • Familiarity with Entrinsik’s Informer 5 reporting tool is a plus.
  • Familiarity with SDLC and iterative processes, as well as understanding and participation in change management procedures is a plus.
  • Experience with ERP solutions/ integrating data from ERP solutions is a plus.
  • Experience with Microsoft Dynamics CRM solutions/ integrating data from CRM solutions is a plus.
  • Understanding and experience with web technologies is a plus
  • Understanding and experience with Collibra’s Data Governance Center is a plus
Additional Eligibility Qualifications
  • Developing/ implementing data warehousing and business intelligence solutions and integrating applications in a relational database environment.
  • Knowledge of BI tools and experience implementing solutions with Microstrategy and Microsoft BI tools.
  • Strong experience with SQL.
  • Strong experience with MS Excel.
  • Proven ability to meet deadlines, ability to multi-task effectively and manage priorities across multiple staff and academic units.
  • Excellent communication, analytical skills, as well as the ability to work effectively with all levels of management, customers and vendors.
  • Demonstrated ability to interface with a wide variety of users to determine business requirements.
  • Demonstrated ability to translate business requirements into BI applications.
  • Desire & ability to learn and apply new skills/technologies quickly and efficiently.
  • Proactive, results-oriented and can-do attitude extremely desirable.
  • Demonstrated flexibility, with the ability to work with different business areas and new technologies as the team evolves and matures.
  • Hiring offers for this position are contingent on successful completion of a background check.
  • To ensure the health and safety of our community AU requires COVID-19 vaccinations for faculty and staff. Click here to learn more about our health and safety directive.
  • Click here to learn about American University's unique benefit options
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