Francesca's Services Corp.

MicroStrategy Developer Analyst

ID
2017-16636
US-TX-Houston
8760 Clay Road
Houston
Category
Information Technology
TX
77080

Overview

Support and development MicroStrategy reporting and Data Warehouse applications.

 

Candidate must possess strong technical, analytical, problem solving, and time management skills. Attention to detail and creative problem solving is required.  History of working independently with little direction is essential.

Responsibilities

  • Custom development and maintenance of MicroStrategy environment and reporting
  • Participate in data model design and data build for the enterprise Data Warehouse
  • Perform UAT on software to ensure changes function for affected business processes and reporting
  • Supply knowledge and training as applicable to changes
  • Develop dashboards and reports per specified requirements and timelines.
  • Deploy MicroStrategy managed releases of large BI application solutions
  • Document designs, specifications and flow diagrams to assist in efficient development, support and problem analysis
  • Produce test plans and load test conditions that for all sites affected by software alterations
  • Assist with IT controls documentation
  • Communicate clearly and effectively with business users and technical teams through all phases of the development life cycle
  • Research and troubleshoot reported problems and conduct ongoing maintenance and development
  • Maintain knowledge on the latest BI technology and best practices
  • Provide on-call support of production applications as part of a rotation within the development team

Qualifications

  • 3 years of experience with MicroStrategy multidimensional model development, Microstrategy data model architecture and advanced report development
  • Working experience with dimensional data model both from a
  • Experience with development with the following toolset:
    • MicroStrategy Reporting
    • SQL
    • SQL Server Administration
    • ETL
  • Working experience with dimensional data model both from a physical and logical layer
  • Experience in ETL and Data Warehouse development
  • Strong analysis, problem-solving, and debugging skills essential
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Skilled in the use of Microsoft Office applications (i.e., Word, Excel, Visio, Power Point)
  • Familiar with formal IT governance frameworks such as Sarbanes-Oxley
  • Track record of balancing multiple priorities simultaneously with the ability to adapt to the changing needs of the business while meeting deadlines
  • MicroStrategy architecture, dashboard, and report development:
  • Utilizing Architect, Desktop, and Web Professional
  • Performance tuning of schemas and individual reports
  • Configuration of Schema objects
  • Leveraging intelligent server, intelligent cubes, and OLAP
  • Proficient in developing MicroStrategy objects, filters, prompts and metrics
  • Proficient in SQL 
  • Experience with large data sets, product integrations, and performance enhancements.
  • Developing and deploying MicroStrategy reports and dashboards to mobile platforms -iPad, iPhone, and/or Android based devices is a plus
  • Experience in retail preferred

francesca’s® is an equal opportunity employer

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