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Business Analytics Developer II in Naples, FL ,  at Arthrex

Date Posted: 9/6/2018

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Requisition ID:
Business Analytics Developer II
Arthrex, Inc.
Naples, FL

Main Objective:

Develop, build, maintain and support Business Analytics based models, reports, dashboards, and web portals for individuals, groups, and departmental users both internal and external to the organization.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Implementation of analytical & reporting requirements: Modeling, Reporting, Dashboarding, mainly on the Cognos Analytics platform (Framework Manager & Transformer).
  • Actively performs administrative, monitoring and enhancement functions in the Cognos Analytics platform and SQL Data Warehouse.
  • Ability to work with all aspects of the analytics platform from client side to configuring servers and building analytical solutions.
  • Assists with the creation and grooming of requirements and specifications for projects - both technical and functional. Helps architect and plan changes and enhancements to the analytical models.
  • Participates in data modeling and ETL design and maintenance.
  • Effectively diagnoses issues (proactively when possible) and provides resolutions.
  • Provides ad-hoc support & training for Cognos Analytics users in all tools.
  • Prepares training guides and conducts training sessions.
  • Deploys code changes to different environments in a safe and reliable manner.
  • Performs extensive testing and defect analysis of analytical solutions and new rollouts.
  • Monitors applications for abnormalities, performance issues and continuously looks for areas to improve application availability and speed. Takes corrective action for errors and omissions.
  • Manages projects aligned with departmental objectives as well as cross-departmental initiatives.
  • Documents data models, system and business processes for the Analytics team.
  • Collaborates with other departments and external consultants on projects
  • Automates repetitive data related tasks for analysts and management.
  • Is available outside normal business hours, including weekends, for critical issues and coverage, as necessary. (shared responsibilities with team)
  • Works with other analytics platforms: TM1 Planning Analytics, Power BI, SAP Business Objects
  • Develops system integration points between TM1, Cognos, SQL, SAP BW and other data sources.

Incidental Duties:

The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed in this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, and indeed additional responsibilities may be assigned, as required, by management.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree required; preferably in Accounting/Business/MIS/Computer Science.
  • Minimum of 5 years experience in implementing and maintaining Business Analytics solutions and/or MBA equivalent w/3 years experience.
  • Cognos Analytics, TM1/Planning Analytics and SAP BW/BO certifications are a plus.

Knowledge and Skill Requirements/Specialized Courses and/or Training:

  • Expert level with Cognos Analytics toolset [backend and frontend]
  • Strong MS SQL database skillset. Must be able to write SQL queries and understand database concepts such as stored procedures, views and triggers.
  • Data warehousing experience a huge plus.
  • Strong analytical & business acumen, specifically in Sales, Finance and Accounting
  • Strong MS Office, Expert level in MS Excel. Visual Studio/Macro experience nice to have.
  • Basic or > TM1 experience nice to have.
  • Working experience with SAP ECC (FI, CO, SD, MM), SAP  BW and Business Objects preferred.
  • Strong time management and organization skills and ability to juggle multiple responsibilities.
  • Strong team player, but also able to work and focus independently and self-directed on projects.
  • Strong attention to detail and highly focused on quality of work, over quantity.
  • Knowledge and experience in Agile development methodology preferred.
  • Follow coding best practices, champion standards, and always strive for continuous improvement in everything you do
  • Excellent verbal and written communication.
  • Highly motivated to continuously improve own abilities and skills.

Reasoning Ability:

Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in analytical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.