BO Developer/Administrator

Montvale, NJ 07645

Posted: 09/12/2016 Employment Type: Contract Job Number: 139

Job Description

Job Description 

The role will primarily interface with the Business Community, Enterprise Architecture, PMO and Infrastructure groups to deliver these initiatives. The role responsibilities include business requirements analysis, solution design, program development and unit testing, quality testing, UAT coordination and overall day to day issues/support management and system monitoring. This role functions within a matrix organization.


Job Function


Technical Development Management
  • Must have ability to work directly with business users  to resolve issues
  • Must be technically adept as Business Objects report writing and dashboard report development
  • Aptitude for understanding data and how data from multiple sources interact for consumption of the end users
  • Can simplify, translate and explain complex processes / write SQL / formulae
  • Proven troubleshooting ability
  • Must be a resourceful problem solver who possesses creativity in resolving problems
  • Possess a project oriented approach to development work
  • Ability to work independently and drive work to completion
  • Ability to manage a heavy workload, achieve results while meeting project deadlines with minimal supervision
  • Must be able to perform quality testing and beta testing of the applications that are delivered.
  • Gather reporting requirements
  • Development / modification of universe
  • Aid in the design of reporting mart using Dimensional modelling within the BOBJ environment, BW, HANA, EDW and staging area to support the universes and BEx queries
  • Architecting security for the data elements
  • Responsible for development and administration of reporting tool
  • Database development and administration of Databases and Business Objects
  • Security and access to Business Objects / InfoBurst
  • Responsible for defining  and developing reports, universes and BOBJ content
  • Administration, architecture, installation of BOBJ, migration, maintenance and technical support
  • Contribute to coordination and planning of Business Objects / Databases / Infrastructure related activities / outages
  • Perform testing of SAP support packages and patches
  • Support changes in server configurations and troubleshooting of Business Objects SDLC environment
  • Analyze usage and recommend modifications
  • Analyze user needs to design reports using Web Intelligence
  • Work with ETL team to assist with the population of the reporting mart and integrate Info view into a Portal
  • Administration experience in bobj 4.1 at minimum. Version 4.2 preferred. This should include access security setup in cms, performance tuning, Windows AD experience and SSO. Upgrade experience to 4.2 preferred
  • Crystal reports admin experience in 2013. 2016 version preferred. This would include access and security and performance tuning. Upgrade experience to 2016 preferred


Relationship Management
  • Interact, collaborate and negotiate with project team, IT colleagues and business line contacts to integrate activities to meet client needs
  • Provide input to supervisors of project personnel
  • Follow standards and processes for change management and version control
  • Manages and mentor junior developers


Support Management
  • Must be able to analyze and troubleshoot reporting, access and application related issues in a timely manner within the standards and best practices of the company
  • Must be able to perform performance tuning and deliver optimal running conditions for the applications


Discretionary Work Management (Projects/Enhancements)
  • Identify, define and deliver in parallel complex programs and projects/enhancements in a matrix environment.
  • Identify and resolve issues related to Business Objects  and its related tools with business partners and/or project and IT teams
  • Recognize Business Objects  related risks/issues that need escalation and arrange for appropriate assistance
  • Participate in regular status meetings with project teams, as led by project analysts


Job Requirements
  • Bachelor' s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related discipline
  • At least 5 years of experience in Development/Administration and Business Intelligence/analytics
  • Significant recent experience in the use of Business Objects (version 4.0 up)
  • Proven experience in BO Administration required
  • Knowledge of application development using Oracle database SQL & PL/SQL; SAP BW/HANA experience a plus.
  • Experience in Infoburst and crystal reports
  • Strong analytical skills and strong process orientation with significant attention to detail
  • Effective interpersonal skills with ability to participate in and lead " Virtual" teams
  • Knowledge of relational databases, data warehousing, business intelligence and CRM tools


Meet Your Recruiter

Jason Destro

Over 20 years’ of recruiting experience with hands-on recruiting and placement of I.T. professionals (Full Time, Temp 2 Perm, & Contingent) in the NJ/NY/CT/PA marketplace for a wide variety of today's demanding IT skill sets. Focused on delivering exceptional service by understanding client’s objectives and goals.

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