BI (Business Intelligence) Architect

Location: Chicago, IL
Date Posted: 03-29-2013

MicroTrain, an IT training and recruiting provider has a client (financial services) which is seeking a BI (Business Intelligence) Architect for their Chicago, IL (downtown) location for an 8 month contract position (with the option to extend).
Position Synopsis:

  • Capture and analyze requirements and to develop and document designs in a business intelligence/data warehouse environment
  • Work closely with business analysts and end users to understand business rules and interpret data
  • Comfortably use Microsoft Windows technology, Microsoft Office Suite, SQL and the Internet
  • Think and act independently and take the lead on projects
  • Produce excellent written material and comfortably present material orally
  • Display strong analytical and problem solving skills

Must possess the following skill sets:
Business Intelligence

  • Experience building complex reports, dashboards, and scorecards
  • Experience analyzing data and interpreting results
  • Knowledge of OLAP analysis and cube development
  • Ability to analyze and develop reporting systems architecture
  • Logical data modeling experience
  • General database knowledge
  • Data Warehouse Skills:

Data Warehousing

  • Experience with data warehouse/data mart design and definition to support business analytics and reporting
  • Sound knowledge of data warehousing methodologies such as Star Schemas and Normalized and the trade-offs between them
  • Advanced SQL programming experience
  • Query and database tuning experience

Exposure to one of more of the following database platforms:

  • Oracle
  • DB2
  • SQL Server
  • Sybase
  • Teradata
  • Vertica

Must have hands-on experience with one of more of the following tools:

  • IBM Data Stage
  • IBM InfoSphere
  • Informatica
  • Microsoft SSIS
  • Oracle Warehouse Builder
  • Ab Initio

Exposure to one of more of the following vendors' tools:

  • IBM-Cognos TM1
  • IBM-Cognos 8 Business Intelligence
  • SAP BI / Business Objects
  • Microstrategy
  • Oracle Business Intelligence Suite (OBIEE)

About MicroTrain
MicroTrain is a leader in the Chicago area, imparting technology and management training for companies and individual IT professionals. We are a Certified Training organization, as well as Certified Business Partner with the Project Management Institute and Microsoft.   We have provided quality training to over 10,000 professionals in the Chicago area, making us one of the largest and most successful training companies in the area. 
About MicroTrain Recruitment Services
MicroTrain Recruitment Services transcends the norms of the recruiting industry by utilizing demonstrated methodologies to attract and engage the most sought after IT talent.  Combining IT integrity, business expertise and vastly experienced personnel we partner with our customers to enable them achieve significant results.  As a certified training provider our training and certification process ensures the technical validity of the personnel we deliver.


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