BI Analyst/ Scrum Master

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Business Need/Purpose of Role:
The BI Analyst will join a team of four seasoned and progressive solution innovators and leverage world-class analytics, tools, and methods. The company is breaking into exciting areas of advanced analytics – this individual will play an important role in advancing our capabilities in this space. We are optimizing our business through digital transformation, and we understand that analytics is at the center of it. In addition to new analytics solutions, we maintain and continuously improve a robust and complex set of existing solutions that are increasingly critical to daily business operations and decision-making. This role is a combination of Business Analyst (IT/BI) and data analytics solution designer/builder.

***We are unable to work with 3rd-party or corp-to-corp candidates for this position*** 

Objectives & Measurement – Key Responsibilities:

  • Work directly with business partners (Supply Chain, Sales, Finance, etc.) and Oracle business analysts to interpret requirements into innovative, trustworthy, and timely analytic solutions leveraging the latest Microsoft BI toolset
  • Design, document, deploy, and support enterprise-grade production data solutions and enhancements. May develop and test own solutions as well
  • Lead POCs to create breakthrough solutions, performing exploratory and targeted data analyses
  • Design and build intuitive user interface analytics and visualization solutions
  • Manage timely report to resolution of production issues
  • Oversee iterations of the Agile Scrum process through to completion. Coordinate and lead sprint planning, retrospective and daily standup meetings.  Resolve conflicts that hinder the team’s work
  • Facilitate internal communication and effective collaboration.  Be the point of contact for external communications (stakeholders). Work with product owners to handle backlogs and new requests.  Define user stories and acceptance criteria
  • Lead development and testing of solutions by on/off/near-shore BI developers and stakeholders
  • Empower data gurus through self-service visualization, modeling and reporting capabilities
  • Adhere to established development, testing and change management standards, typical of the IT industry (BABOK or equivalent)
  • Consult on the ongoing advancement of BI architecture, tools, and methodologies

Job Knowledge/Education and Qualifications:

  • Five+ years IT Business Analysis experience preferred
  • Two+ years BI experience.  One+ year developing PowerBI or equiv. (ex: Tableau) solutions.  Familiarity with MS BI Development stack given preference
  • Good understanding of BI data modeling concepts via data acquisition from ERP and other data sources through to BI solutions
  • Advanced data modeling and visualization capabilities
  • Familiarity with SharePoint a plus

Other Required Skills & Abilities

  • Highly skilled in interpretation and development of complex multi-discipline business analytics logic
  • Balance of advanced technical and business analysis, and communication skills; able to effectively explain/document complex technical concepts to business analysts and users; conversely, explain/document business requirements to developers
  • Must be persuasive and credible – ability to obtain buy-in from many sophisticated stakeholders.  Ability to resolve conflicts
  • Exceptional solution testing and troubleshooting skills
  • Exceptionally detail-oriented with a reputation for accuracy
  • Proven ability to coach and train
  • Proven ability to adapt and manage expectations in a fast-paced, demanding environment with changing priorities
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