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Business Intelligence Engineer

University of the Pacific
California, United States
Salary Not specified
Date posted
May 20, 2024

Job Details

Business Intelligence Engineer

Primary Purpose:
The Business Intelligence Engineer (BIE) serves as the primary steward of the Advancement Services Information Server (ASIS) database, overseeing its management, optimization, and integrity. This role is pivotal in ensuring the reliability, security, and performance of ASIS while actively contributing to the development of business intelligence reporting and analytical tools. This position reports directly to the Senior Director for Analytics and Reporting.

Essential Functions:
  • Manage and maintain the ASIS database to ensure data accuracy, integrity, and security.
  • Oversee data cleansing, normalization, and validation processes to enhance data quality.
  • Design, develop, and maintain data pipelines for efficient extraction, transformation, and loading (ETL) processes.
  • Integrate data from disparate sources into the ASIS database, ensuring data consistency and integrity.
  • Implement automation and scheduling mechanisms for routine data processing tasks.
  • Design and implement database schema modifications and indexing strategies for performance improvement.
  • Monitor database performance, troubleshoot issues, and identify opportunities for optimization and enhancement to improve system performance and usability.
  • Develop and implement data governance policies and procedures to uphold data standards and compliance requirements.
  • Collaborate with stakeholders to understand reporting and analytical requirements and to ensure alignment with evolving business needs.
  • Develop and maintain business intelligence reports, dashboards, and analytical tools using tools such as Tableau, Power BI, or similar platforms.
  • Translate complex data sets into actionable insights and visualizations to support decision-making processes.
  • Conduct regular analysis of data trends, patterns, and anomalies to uncover insights and opportunities for improvement.
  • Stay updated on emerging technologies and best practices in database management and business intelligence to drive continuous improvement.
  • Collaborate with IT teams to ensure compatibility and scalability of data infrastructure.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

University of the Pacific recognizes that diversity, equity, and inclusion is foundational to the success of our valued students and employees. We prioritize policy and decision-making that demonstrates awareness of, and responsiveness to, the ways socio-cultural forces related to race, gender, ability, sexuality, socio-economic status, etc. impede or propel students, faculty, and staff.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • High School Diploma.
  • One (1) year of experience overseeing large-scale databases and organizing underlying data with ETL processes to support reporting for an organization.
  • One (1) year of experience with a programming language such as Microsoft SQL, PL/SQL, SQL PLUS, or similar structured query language.
  • One (1) year of experience in analyzing data and creating data visualizations to obtain actionable or practical insights.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Two (2) years of experience as a database administrator in a development/fundraising office or with data reporting in a higher education environment.
  • Foundational understanding of relational databases.
  • Advanced skills in a programming language such as Microsoft SQL, PL/SQL, SQL PLUS, or similar structured query language.
  • Experience using data visualization tools that may include but not limited to Power BI, Python, R, Tableau, Excel, PowerPoint.
  • In-depth knowledge of database management systems, including installation, configuration, maintenance, and performance optimization.
  • Strong command of SQL and database query optimization techniques.
  • Solid understanding of database security concepts and best practices.
  • Experience in designing and implementing data backup and recovery strategies for databases.
  • Experience documenting processes and implementing system controls.
  • Demonstrated ability to think critically and analytically.
  • Meticulous attention to detail.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Technical proficiency with data testing and data management.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Encompass traits of good judgment, confidentiality, and discretion in communicating with colleagues and constituents.
  • Positive attitude, proven ability to work successfully with diverse populations and demonstrated commitment to promote and enhance diversity and inclusion.
  • Experience and sensitivity in working with people of diverse backgrounds and cultures.
  • Demonstrated experience in advancing social justice, equity, and inclusion in a university setting.
  • Ability to engage and integrate culturally responsive practices and knowledge in their work.

Physical Requirements:
The physical demands described here are representative but not definitive of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Requires extended periods of sitting and occasional us of computer and phones with repetitive hand/wrist motion. Occasional walking, standing, and verbal communication. Infrequent bending, stooping, kneeling, and squatting. Infrequent reaching above shoulders. May be requested to lift up to 25 lbs.

Work Environment/Work Week/Travel:
Work performed during standard business hours.

Hiring Range: $25.87 - $34.28 per hour. We consider factors such as, but not limited to, scope and responsibilities of the position, candidate’s qualifications, internal equity, as well as market and organizational considerations when extending an offer.

Background Check Statement:
All applicants who receive a conditional offer of employment are required to execute a release and authorization for a background screening.

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University of the Pacific is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer dedicated to workforce diversity. In compliance with applicable law and its own policy, Pacific is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty and staff and does not discriminate in its hiring of faculty and staff, or in the provision of its employment benefits to its faculty and staff on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, genetic information, sex/gender, marital status, military and veteran status, sexual orientation, medical condition, pregnancy, gender identity, gender expression, or mental or physical disability.



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