Business Objects Specialist
1+ year Contract
This recruitment is for a Business Objects Specialist position in the Department of Children and Families (DCF) Business Intelligence Section. This contract position will provide advanced Business Objects universe design and report development expertise with the primary customer being Department program, policy, and research staff.
An advanced skill set in Business Objects universe design and report development is required. This individual will follow standards to design, develop, test and implement reports and documentation. The selected contractor is required to show proof of experience in designing and implementing Business Objects universes and reports. Preference will be given to qualified candidates with Tableau, Xcelsius and/or SAP Dashboards 4.x experience.
Strong communication skills are required.
The individual in this position will:
Be responsible for development and support of enterprise level applications using Business Objects.
Work with enterprise wide business and IT senior management to understand reporting and data analysis needs. Work closely with Business Analyst and customers in the gathering of requirements for reports and dashboards. Have extensive experience working with WebI Business Objects tool.
Be principally responsible for designing Business Objects universe layer for business intelligence solutions. Optimize the performance of Business Objects applications.
Have expert level knowledge of Business Objects universe configuration (parameter settings, etc.) and universe design aspects (loops, contexts, aliases, cardinality, etc.) and row/group level universe security.
Work interactively with both technical and non-technical staff to build Business Objects universe layer that adheres to underlying data model and effectively delivers data to end users.
Have extensive experience working within a Business Intelligence environment and knowledge of data warehouse terms and constructs (e.g. facts, dimensions, SCD types, star schema, etc.).
Stay abreast of releases / patches for Business Objects. Act as Business Objects subject matter expert for fellow technologists as well as end users.
Understand logical and physical data modeling and methods for optimizing the Business Objects universe against the physical model.
Typically have 3 to 5 years of experience with enterprise level database management systems, business intelligence tools and systems.
Gather and document requirements - and 3 years
Respond to customer requests (verbally and in writing) - and 7 years
Expertise in implementation of large complicated models and processes - and 7 years
Strong verbal communications skills with ability to clearly present information and ideas to groups
Experience in Technical Writing and Documentation - and 7 years
Design user training - and 3 years
Ability to be self directed - and 7 years
Analytical/problem solving skills
Develop standards - and 3 years
Data analysis - and 7 years
Experience with upgrading Business Objects Enterprise
Develop design specifications - and 7 years
Business Objects or other BI tools
Dashboarding/Business Objects Xcelsius - and 2 years
Experience with data warehousing / Business Intelligence - and 5 years
Oracle SQL - and 3 years
Develop Test Plans, Test Cases, and Test Procedures
Demonstrated experience in the design and utilization of performance measures and reports - and 2 years
Mohammed Jameel Recruiter
Encore Consulting Services, Inc
1701 East Woodfield Road, Suite #1030, Schaumburg, IL - 60173
Direct: Ext: X 411
Business Objects, Dashboarding, Business Objects Xcelsius, data warehouse
Encore Consulting Services