Senior Business Intelligence Analyst: This position will act as a technical lead on projects to design, develop, and QA Business Intelligence (BI) applications and other analytic applications. Will be responsible for translating requirements into a robust set of reporting and analytic deliverables, primarily using the University BI tool, Business Objects (BO).Follow prescribed project and development methodology under the direction of a Project Manager, the Sr. BI Analyst will work closely with the Lead Architect, DW/ETL Lead, BI developers, source application developers, and subject matter experts (SMEs). Will support, maintain, and enhance these environments to achieve a cross-functional, integrated reporting and analysis environment for University users.Essential functions:Lead BI effort for enterprise projects:Lead requirements analysis, including the development of conceptual data models.Develop customized and complex (integration across multiple data sources)analytical reports to meet requests of internal customersPresentation of analysis to all levels of managementTranslate reporting requirements into a scope and delivery strategy for the subject areaBe the source data expert: profile and document objects, business rules, and caveats Design and develop reporting framework and cohesive reporting deliverableGather access needs, design BI security, and determine user access profiles for roll outDesign and implement test and QA strategies and prepare for roll out, assuring data validation and integrityDevelop user-facing metadataDesign production support, training materials, user website, and conduct training for roll outCoordinate the activities of BI analysts and developers on the projectLiaise with users to ensure deliverables are meeting or exceeding expectationsSupport and maintain production BI applications:Provide break-fix support and communicate outages to users as defined by IT Services standardsCoordinate and implement BI training and help-desk activitiesTroubleshoot and tune BI applications Help business users leverage the appropriate BI techniques and toolsCoordinate testing of software patches and upgrades, and communicate with usersBI Strategy and Planning:Build partnerships with stakeholders, stewards, IT Services colleagues and BIS management to implement the University's reporting strategyWork with BI team and Architect on best practices and standards, and coordination of user environments from different subject areasBe a model for BI standards, processes, and best practices for reporting throughout BISMaintain deep expertise in BI best practices and emerging trends for analytic applicationsDocument business needs and the technical requirements required to meet those needs with a focus on leveraging advanced functionality of BI toolsWork with BIS leadership team to develop and implement strategy for integrating DW/BI applications to support enterprise wide data sharing and distribution.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status or status as an individual with disability.The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity / Disabled / Veterans Employer.Job seekers in need of a reasonable accommodation to complete the application process may contact Human Resources by calling 773-834-1841 or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org with their request.
One of the world's premier academic and research institutions, the University of Chicago has driven new ways of thinking since our 1890 founding. Today, UChicago is an intellectual destination that draws inspired scholars to our Hyde Park and international campuses, keeping UChicago at the nexus of ideas that challenge and change the world.