Senior Reporting Analysts - Focus on SAP Business Objects (BO)/Qlik

Pearl River, NY

Posted: 05/09/2017 Employment Type: Direct Hire Industry: Other Area(s) Job Number: 205 Pay Rate: 110,000

Job Description

Job Summary:

The Senior Reporting Analysts will define, analyze and deliver reporting solutions of the company with a focus on SAP Business Objects (BO) and related tools.

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.

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
  • Ensure adherence to the PMO process for managing projects and required deliverables.
  • Participate in regular status meetings with project teams, as led by project analysts 

Technical Development Management
  • Must have ability to work directly with business users to gather requirements and translate those requirements into technical specifications including DW/BO process changes and reporting specifications
  • 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
  • Ability to simplify, translate and explain complex processes / write SQL / formulae
  • 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

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 

Support Management
  • Must be able to analyze and troubleshoot reporting 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 reports

Required Skills:
  • At least 5 years of experience in Data Warehousing and Business Intelligence/analytics
  • Must have experience in Qlik
  • Significant recent experience in the use of Business Objects (version 4.1 up)
  • Experience in BO Administration a significant plus
  • Knowledge of application development using Oracle database SQL & PL/SQL; SAP BW/HANA experience a plus.
  • Experience working with a large data warehouse a plus
  • Experience in Infoburst a plus
  • 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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