SAP BW Analyst

Ramsey, NJ 07746 | Direct Hire

Post Date: 08/07/2018 Job ID: 298 Industry: Other Area(s)
  • Essential Job Functions
  • The BI Analyst is responsible for analyzing, building, maintaining, supporting and troubleshooting SAP BW and Business Objects (BOBJ) reports
  • A key success factor will be the ability to apply knowledge of front end reporting tools and understand the integration with the various data models in the SAP Business Warehouse and other data sources
  • Record, analyze and confirm business requirements in functional specification documents
  • Develops or modifies reports by considering end user requirements, “ best fit” reporting tool, data model availability and/or limitations
  • Handle support requests related to reporting by providing sound, innovative, and practicable solutions.
  • Working with key business users to understand current business problems and identify reporting opportunities;
  • Understand data models, data availability and integrity
  • Analyze required data sources and the health of data as it pertains to a reporting solution
  • Prepares deliverables, including documentation and training material for all users
  • Builds and maintains relationships with business and IT teams to ensure business requirements are being met in a timely manner
  • Assists in the testing of new releases, upgrades, or patches of SAP BW, BOBJ (and related systems)
  • Providing timely status updates to the BI Manager on all work requests and issues/concerns

Competencies (Knowledge, Skills and Abilities)
  • Advanced knowledge of and hands-on experience with the suite of BOBJ 4.x tools
  • Solid knowledge and experience with SAP BEx Analyzer and Query Designer tools
  • A strong understanding of SAP Business Intelligence and SAP Data Warehousing concepts
  • A strong math and analytics background
  • Ability to effectively communicate with and liaise between business and IT stakeholders to articulate complex business requirements;
  • Experience with design and construction of dashboards
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office – Excel required
  • Good Communication Skills
  • A good understanding of SAP modules including FI/CO, SD, MM, HR
  • Working knowledge of building reports from SAP BW data models
  • Knowledge of deploying BI reports through the SAP Enterprise Portal
  • Knowledge of SAP HANA Datasets
  • A strong understanding of relational databases, specifically MS SQL Server with an ability to do SQL queries to extract data and/or experience with SSRS

Experience, Educational Reqts and Certifications
  • Bachelor’ s Degree in Computer Science/Business Information Systems or equivalent;
  • Minimum 1-2 years of hands-on experience working within the BOBJ suite of tools as well as a focus on gathering and analyzing business requirements, report solution design and front-end report development
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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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