Business Intelligence Developer

Posted on1/25/2018
Job typeFull-time
Reports toDirector of Institutional Research
Reports in officeOffice of Institutional Research
Application due dateOpen Until Filled
Job start dateASAP
CityKalamazoo
State/ProvinceMichigan
InstitutionWestern Michigan Universtiy
Institution descriptionFounded in 1903, WMU is a learner-centered, discovery-driven, and globally-engaged research institution with an enrollment of 24,000, of whom nearly 5,000 are pursuing graduate degrees. Classified as a “higher research” university by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, WMU offers more than 250 degree programs, including 31 at the doctoral level. Many of its degree programs enjoy national and international recognition. Committed to diversity in all its forms, the University attracts students from a rich variety of backgrounds and identities representing every state in the union and over 100 nations around the world.
Job dutiesGeneral summary: Develops systems and procedures to ensure the availability and reliability of the University's enterprise business intelligence environment.

- Documents functional and technical requirements for databases and business intelligence programs.

- Defines and programs data warehouse structures and models, which provide an accurate and efficient environment for business intelligence programmers in a distributed user environment.

- Maintains system software and databases, planning and leading configuration, patches, and upgrades.

- Provides training to end-users or develops programs or documentation for end-user training. Provides end-user support.

- Audits primary databases for accuracy and compliance with University standards.

- Leads or participates in University project teams and work groups to improve data availability and usage.

- Ensures the security and confidentiality of data and reports.
QualificationsMinimum Qualifications:

- Bachelor's degree or higher in a related field from an accredited institution, or a Bachelor's degree or higher in a non-related field from an accredited institution combined with relevant experience.

- Five years' relevant experience.

- Strong interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills.

- Database and data warehouse programming experience.

- Experience establishing database and business intelligence standards and procedures.

Desired Qualifications:

- Project management experience.

- Proficient in SQL.

- Proficient in at least one BI tools, such as Cognos, Tableau, Microsoft Power BI, or SAS Visual Analytics.

- Familiarity with Banner and/or PeopleSoft databases.
Salary range$80,000 - $100,000
Salary benefitsPay is commensurate with qualifications and experience, combined with an excellent benefits package.
Application procedureTo learn more and to apply please visit our website.