This position is a contract role of 6 months to start with. This position must work on site at the client location. A face to face interview will be required and the client will pay for the travel to the interview location. Description The Microstrategy Architect will be responsible for analyzing and articulating complex system requirements and the subsequent development of reporting, analytical, and dashboard solutions for the Business intelligence (BI) platform spanning business domains across the agencies 3rd party clients and LOB heads. They will contribute to project management activities, such as scoping, estimating, and planning, to ensure critical milestones are met with high quality deliverables. The individual will perform design, development, testing, validation, performance tuning and quality assurance activities for the individual business intelligence projects. They will manage interactions with business unit partners across the organization related to the Business Intelligence initiatives, including business need assessment, prioritization of activities, and change management. The individual will serve in an on call capacity to handle trouble shooting and other issues that arise when required. Work Environment This position in the Enterprise Systems group and will be dealing directly with key senior leadership across different business units, and as well as customer IT management including C level, VP and Director levelrsquos for HIGH PROFILE clients The Business Intelligence Architect does not have responsibility for personnel management The incumbent will work in the Enterprise Systems unit with other BI specialists and with Ellucian Colleague ERP technical subject matter experts Required Education and Experience Bachelor's degree in computer science, or equivalent experience training 7+ years of experience with increasing responsibilities implementing medium and large scale projects, product integration andor development systems, business intelligence solutions and data modeling Strong Microstrategy experience in semantic layer architecting, development, document and dashboard design and development, visualization development, and system administration Experience with PLSQL and one or more commercial relational databases (SQL Server is a plus) Excellent analytical skills and requirement gathering experience Experience in dimensional modeling and ETL design Demonstrated technical flexibility and the ability to work with different business areas and new systemstechnologies Strong communication skills Ability to work effectively with all levels of management and customers Practical experience following SDLC and iterative development processes, change control Strong team building skills and ability to gain cooperation and to motivate others Availability after-hours to support staff as needed Proactive, results oriented and can-do attitude
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