BI Developer – C# - SQL

Location: Alpharetta, GA
Date Posted: 06-02-2016
BI Developer – C# - SQL
Location: Norcross, GA
Employment Type:  Full Time Perm
Company Summary
Our client is the premier partner and unrivaled provider of paper and packaging solutions in consumer and corrugated markets. Their 39,000 team members support customers around the world from more than 250 operating and business locations spanning North America, South America, Europe and Asia.
  • Extract and associate data from multiple data systems in order to develop GUI report solutions
  • Understand the relationships between business processes and supporting data systems
  • Ability to define and work to standards and procedures, while developing creative solutions to turn diverse data into useful business information
  • Apply effective communication skills while interacting, in a team setting or alone, with business analysts, subject matter experts, report sponsors, data source owners and end users in order to deliver against requirements and timelines
  • Become an expert on BI reporting with a keen eye for visualization of data for complete and meaningful analysis.
  • Demonstrate full software development lifecycle experience including definition of projects, testing of developed reports/dashboards with users to verify accuracy, implementation of the reporting solution into a production environment, and writing technical and user documentation
Required Skills and Experience
  • Cumulative 1 year work experience in a professional environment, preferably in IT is a plus, but not mandatory.
Software Development - Reporting
  • Develop reports in various forms such as downloads, tabular with drilldown, graphs, etc.
  • Work with others in IT and data owners to understand and access data sources
  • Iterate during report development based on feedback from users and others
  • Unit test reports for proper operation and initial data verification before engaging end user testing
  • Improve reporting performance using diagnostic tools and techniques, where necessary
Systems & Data Analysis
  • Review, analyze, and create detailed documentation of business systems and user needs, including data relationship diagrams and related business process flows
  • Examine system operation and databases to understand data sources and data relationships of data needed in order to meet reporting requirements
  • Discover, document, and gain understanding of data validity rules for all data elements, especially rules among related data elements (if field X has value A, then field Y is not allowed to have value B)
  • Apply knowledge gained to develop report and dashboard designs using appropriate data elements, including data validity checking
Project Management
  • Partner with project manager in the gathering of business requirements for GUI projects
  • Communicate with various stakeholders as directed by the project manager or other management
  • Leverage standard templates and tools to manage projects
  • Work with users to define acceptance test scripts to validate reporting accuracy
  • Assist users in conducting tests, using testing as a method for on-the-job training of key users
  • Document test results, obtain signoff from users that reports are ready for production
Demonstrates Advisory Discretion and Independent Judgment
  • Provides information to decision makers to influence decisions that impact the work group or organization. 
  • Analyzes data or information to make general recommendations to others.
  • Works within the company's policies and practices to meet work group objectives.
Education and Experience
  • Bachelor’s in Computer Science or equivalent  IT-related discipline  –  Required
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