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Microstrategy Developer

  • Location: Charlotte, 28262-8522
  • Salary: 53.93
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted about 1 year ago

Work with the brightest minds at one of the largest financial institutions in the world. This is long-term contract opportunity that includes a competitive benefit package!

Our client has been around for over 150 years and is continuously innovating in today's digital age. If you want to work for a company that is not only a household name, but also truly cares about satisfying customers' financial needs and helping people succeed financially, apply today.

Position: Senior Software Engineer
Location: Charlotte, NC; St Louis, MO; Minneapolis, MN
Term: 12 months

Day-to-Day Responsibilities:

  • Creating and publishing automated and non-automated reporting to establish accountability and monitor performance including dashboards, grid reports, scorecards, and other reporting to measure progress against goals
  • Supporting complex business activities through developing best-in-class BI reporting solutions
  • Monitors program level processes, procedures, and performance metrics
  • Combining best reporting practices with knowledge of data, business, customers, and/or products/services/processes to “tell a story” In a form of reports/dashboards
  • Develop and implement dynamic data visualization and technical solutions using MicroStrategy business intelligence tool. Other BI tool knowledge will be an added advantage
  • The position will develop and maintain meaningful metrics with business partnership that clearly define operating thresholds, drives transparency of performance and accountability and ownership for outcomes
  • Specialized analysis of existing control frameworks taking into account proposed changes to improve risk management effectiveness
  • Partner and challenge senior business partners across the lines of business to identify existing metrics to manage the business that are tied to business processes
  • Build detailed business requirements documents for technology build of dashboards/recurring reporting
  • Provide production support and end to end research and validation of the reports.
  • Perform analysis design, build, implementation and support tasks
  • Meet business requirements while performing MicroStrategy project design
  • Perform analysis & development to create MicroStrategy schema objects, reports & dashboards
  • Generate appropriate unit test plans and assure quality of work
  • Produce technical design documentation
  • Contribute to the database design collaborating with BI & Data Analysts and Data Modelers
  • Provide support for all phases of testing such as integration testing, and user acceptance testing
  • Collaborate with other team members in creating optimal, maintainable, and scalable MicroStrategy architecture, dashboards, and reports
  • Follow enterprise standards and guidelines during all phases of development lifecycle
  • Expected to be proactive in identifying issues and opportunities that will have an impact on the business use of MicroStrategy and provide recommendations to leadership and business partners as appropriate
  • Provide MicroStrategy administration support of environment and share knowledge with peers
  • Serve as escalation point for application support and troubleshooting
  • Provide guidance and direction to less experienced staff in resolution of issues & problems
  • Executes BCP plans for applications, coordinates logistics for plan implementations.
  • Lead moderately complex initiatives and deliverables within technical domain environments.
  • Contribute to large scale planning of strategies.
  • Design, code, test, debug, and document for projects and programs associated with technology domain, including upgrades and deployments.
  • Review moderately complex technical challenges that require an in-depth evaluation of technologies and procedures.
  • Resolve moderately complex issues and lead a team to meet existing client needs or potential new clients needs while leveraging solid understanding of the function, policies, procedures, or compliance requirements.
  • Collaborate and consult with peers, colleagues, and mid-level managers to resolve technical challenges and achieve goals.
  • Lead projects and act as an escalation point, provide guidance and direction to less experienced staff.

Is this a good fit? (Requirements):

  • 8+ years of Application Development and implementation experience, or equivalent demonstrated through one or a combination of the following: work experience, training, military experience, education
  • A BS/BA degree or higher
  • 8+ years of MicroStrategy BI tool experience
  • 5+ years advanced SQL, PL/SQL
  • 3+ years of MicroStrategy schema architecture experience
  • 1+ years of experience with MicroStrategy Freeform SQL reports
  • 2+ years of experience with MicroStrategy Reporting Services Documents
  • 3+ years AGILE experience using SCRUM/KANBAN
  • Experience migrating legacy BI platforms to cloud and modern architecture
  • Experience with Google Cloud Platform (GCP), Big Query is plus
  • Experience in BI Engineering, or equivalent demonstrated through one or a combination of the following: work experience, training, military experience, education
  • 4+ years of Software Engineering experience, or equivalent demonstrated through one or a combination of the following: work experience, training, military experience, or education.
  • Ability to travel up to 10% of the time

Desired Qualifications:
  • 5+ years of SQL development and performance tuning skills
  • MicroStrategy Administration experience with Version upgrades a plus
  • 3+ years of technical documentation and publication experience
  • Understanding of and ability to troubleshoot database\ODBC connectivity issues
  • 2+ years of Autosys experience
  • Ability to track, troubleshoot and document issues and work with Vendor support
  • Brokerage or financial services experience is preferred
  • 4+ years of Build and CICD technologies experience
  • Demonstration and presentation facilitation skills
  • Ability to work effectively in virtual environment where key team members and partners are in various time zones and locations.

Candidates will be responsible for following the client's COVID-19 protocols. Please refer to your MATRIX representative for specifics.

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At MATRIX, we expertly match talented professionals with job opportunities to elevate careers. Since 1983, we have placed thousands of professionals at innovative clients across every industry ranging from small startups to Fortune 50 companies. It’s why we’re a top 15 U.S. IT staffing firm and why our consultants rate us well above the industry average. People come to us for a job, and stay with us because of our top-notch consultant care.

For hourly W2 contract roles, MATRIX offers a highly competitive benefit package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Disability, HSA, and 401(k) with pre and post-tax options. Please see for more information. For direct hire placement with our clients, benefits will be offered in accordance with that particular client’s offerings. This may include PTO, Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K and other pre and post-tax options.

MATRIX is an Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability/vets. All applicants must be currently authorized to work on a full-time basis in the country for which they are applying, and no sponsorship is currently available. Employment is subject to the successful completion of a pre-employment screening. Accommodation will be provided in all parts of the hiring process as required under Motion Recruitment Employment Accommodation policy. Applicants need to make their needs known in advance.