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Manager, BI & Analytics

Tukwila, WA
General Purpose and Scope of Position:
The BI & Analytics Manager is responsible for leading the development and maintenance of new and existing data warehouse objects and Business Intelligence (BI) analysis, reports and visualizations.  This position requires strong analytic and communication skills and a passion for using data to drive business decisions.  The BI & Analytics Manager will partner with teams across the company to identify and define business requirements for solutions to their data needs.  This individual participates throughout the project life cycle, from requirements to production implementation, with emphasis on data analysis, data modeling, development and testing of analytic reports and tools, in a hands-on fashion as necessary, to ensure timely deliverables. 
 
Key Skills and Abilities Include:
  • At least 5 years of experience in a developer/analyst role with emphasis in the software development life cycle and project life cycle activities on development and maintenance projects.
  • At least 7 years of experience in DW/BI related technologies and tools.
  • Experience with Microsoft SQL Server and MicroStrategy.
  • Thorough understanding and experience with relational databases, data modeling, data warehouse schema and source data.  
  • Strong SQL skills essential to analyze and interpret enterprise data.
  • Working knowledge of ETL and query tools.
  • Methodologies, preferably Waterfall and Agile.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in related discipline or equivalent experience
 
Key Personal Attributes Include:
  • Ability to work individually and as part of a team in diverse, multiple stakeholder environment.
  • Experience and desire to work in a global delivery environment.
  • Strong analytical skills to facilitate troubleshooting and interacting with business users and analysts 
  • Highly motivated, organized, detail oriented, team player
  • Able to successfully communicate analytical outcomes through written communication, including an ability to effectively communicate with both business and technical teams.
 
Specific Responsibilities and Key Deliverables Include:
  • Strong leadership, vision and passion to build and drive the team to create changes in business partnerships, analytics, and metrics/reporting.
  • Implement a center of excellence (CoE) to guide and govern the analytics platform in providing stakeholders the data and tools necessary to effectively drive business decisions and outcomes.
  • Provide expertise in design, development and implementation of Business Intelligence (BI) and analytics systems.
  • Manage the sprint plan and related day-to-day activities of the team.
  • Develop positive working relationship with customers and other departments.
  • Stay updated with ongoing business developments and latest market trends.
  • Champion proper adoption of self-service analytic tools and reporting environments.
  • Work with technical resources to design and model the data warehouse systems.
  • Promote best practices and mentor the team.
  • Work with BI super-user group to define and document system standards and ensure proper implementation.
  • Other duties as assigned.
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