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Microstrategy Developer

Posted 24 days ago

  • Job Ref: 185762

*** Client is not able to sponsor at this time. Only those interested in converting to perm at the end of contract need aply.***

MATRIX Resources is seeking a talented, driven, and experienced Microstrategy Developer for our client in Greenville, SC  This is a 6 month contract with potential to convert.
The Microstrategy Developer/Business Analyst helps create new application reports and dashboards The prospective candidate should have very strong Data Warehousing and Report Development experience. Experience in creating Technical Designs and understanding the reporting needs from working directly with the Business Users is required. Recent Microstrategy experience at least 3 years Microstrategy 10.4 and above is required. Design and development of dashboards experience in building Microstrategy Objects with a strong data warehousing and schema design experience is required.

 

FUTURE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Lead project planning sessions to analyze business requirements and provide input to proposed solutions
  • Lead joint application development sessions and develop solutions using Agile methodologies
  • Develop/Maintain BI cubes, documents, queries, applications, dashboards and standard reports
  • Knowledge in creating and integrating Microstrategy reports and objects (Attributes, Filters, Facts, Prompts, Templates, Consolidation and Custom Groups)
  • Ability to work on the schema design, creating various calculated metrics, advanced thresholds, tuning, caching, alerts, and report optimization
  • Provide user training on tool usage and reporting
  • Document detail design specifications and support specifications (Technical Design, ERD, etc)
  • Translate designs into programmable solutions
  • Take accountability for developing and delivering quality solutions

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS TO BE SUCCESSFUL IN THIS ROLE

  • Ability to read, write, speak and understand English
  • Expert design/coding skills, unit testing methodologies and techniques
  • Demonstrated competency in all phases of business intelligence and data warehousing projects, from inception to production deployment
  • Solid understanding of data warehousing principles, concepts and best practices (e.g. ODS, Data Marts, Staging)
  • Must be able to work effectively with both business and technical stakeholders
  • Understanding of data modeling principles for data warehousing (Normalization and Star Schema)
  • Knowledge of business requirements definition and documentation
  • Strong problem solving and analytic skills
  • Solid understanding of MS Office Suite (Visio, MS Project, Excel, others)
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Self-motivated and able to take initiative to provide technical solutions and resolve technical issues.
  • Proactive thinker able to work in a fast paced, agile environment
  • Deep background in SQL and relational data base design and development

Technical skillset: 

  • Microstrategy (3-4 years) 
  • Unix / Linus (2 years) 
  • SQL (3-4 years) 
  • Data Modeling (3 years)
  • Data Warehousing (4 years) 
  • Visio (2-3 years)
  • Azure (1-2 years)