Position Description

Business Intelligence Analyst
City Chicago
State/Territory Illinois
ZIP/Postal code 60661
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The Business Intelligence Analyst is responsible for data reporting, converting external and internal user requests into technical details, and ensuring deliverable commitments are met. This position works directly with clients and leadership at various levels within the organization to research and identify operational business requirements with sufficient detail and clarity to allow the development of the data or reporting solution needed. This role requires a broad range of skills and the ability to step in to different roles depending on the size and scope of the project. The candidate should have proven experience developing successful Business Intelligence solutions using the Microsoft BI stack.

The Business Intelligence team works closely with both business and IT users to develop solutions to deliver the right information at the right time to business decision-makers.

Duties and Essential Job Functions:

  • Work with stakeholders throughout the organization to understand business processes and translate them into functional and non-functional specifications for developing BI reporting solutions
  • Work with users to determine business requirements, priorities, and define key performance indicators (KPI) which will provide the organization with automated real-time reporting
  • Use predictive modeling to increase and optimize user experiences and needs
  • Creates and owns the technical details for implementation and enhancement of Microsoft Power BI solutions
  • Perform hands-on development of reports, dashboards and scorecards using appropriate visualizations
  • Work with system administrators to establish effective delivery of Microsoft Power BI solutions
  • Identify and/or perform data cleansing to identify and understand anomalies
  • Provide technical expertise and guidance to other developers ensuring consistent and best practice use of the reporting guidelines and tool sets

Position Qualifications and Required Skills:

 

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, MIS, Finance or Accounting
  • Basic understanding of common and industry financial metrics a plus
  • Expert knowledge of SQL including query tuning and optimization
  • 5 years of hands-on business intelligence development experience with Microsoft Business Intelligence tools (Power BI, SSIS, SSAS, SSRS, SharePoint, PowerView and PowerPivot) 
  • Experience leading design, development, and testing of business intelligence solutions
  • Experience with database design and modeling as related to data warehousing and business intelligence
  • ETL experience in a data warehouse environment
  • Experience using data mining, analysis and visualization techniques a plus
  • Able to design effective visualizations to quickly convey information to support real time decisions
  • Experience creating development and technology standards
  • Strong Microsoft Excel skills
  • Strong math, business, analytical and critical thinking skills
  • Excellent organization skills including the ability to handle and organize multiple projects and deadlines
  • Excellent oral and written communication abilities
  • Motivated and eager to learn and apply new tools and technologies to improve effectiveness of delivered solutions
  • High level of enthusiasm for building and maintaining the business using technology
  • Personal sense of urgency and proven business acumen
  • Open to new tasks and challenges

 

  

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