Rackspace Sr. Business Intelligence Specialist in San Antonio, Texas
Overview & Responsibilities
Senior Business Intelligence Specialist
Responsible for the day to day development, maintenance and reporting of data to the business.
This includes the gathering of requirements, the discovery of data sources, the creation of reports, and the analysis of data.
May also be called upon to present findings to leadership, change processes based on findings from data, and lead projects driven by data analytics.
Works with business to ensure stakeholder requirements are addressed through integration solutions in a manner that aligns with timelines and quality expectations.
Able to extract data per requirements from SQL, Oracle, or other databases and consolidate using a variety of reporting tools and interfaces.
Comfortable putting together and presenting findings to C-level leadership on the run of the business and on key findings from data analysis.
Understands the complexity of developer tasks and helps draft technical requirements for developers.
Ability to inspect, cleanse, transform and model data with the goal of discovering useful information to aid in decision making
Advanced understanding of statistics and statistical concepts, including grouping, visualizing, averages, variance, standard deviation, skewness, design of experiments, types of variables (nominal, ordinal, continuous), probability
Advanced understanding of R statistics, the ability to collect data, process and clean data, run exploratory data analysis, ability to run statistical analysis, modeling and algorithms; familiarity with packages like (RODBC (database connection), dplyr (data aggregation), reshape (data manipulation), ggplot2 (visualization), knitr (output formatting), lubridate (time and data manipulation), forecast (forecasting), randomForest (machine learning predictive model)
Must have excellent communication skills.
Ability to understand and capture business problems and needs.
Must have advanced Excel expertise, including the ability to utilize pivot tables, charts, and graphs.
Ability to use Excel to answer highly complex business questions in a timely fashion.
Must have advanced QV skills including set analysis, variables, actions, triggers, and QVD building.
Must have advanced SQL skills including temp tables, nested selects, and linked servers.
Ability to perform advanced UAT testing and write test cases for end user UAT.
Working knowledge of data sets external to Data Warehouse.
Must demonstrate a high level of team skills such as: Respecting, listening, persuading, helping, sharing and participating.
Must demonstrate a moderate level of customer service skills such as: Managing customer expectations, delivering customer experience, willingness to be flexible, eagerness to learn the customers business and passion for taking care of the customers.
Must demonstrate a moderate-high level of leadership skills such as: Communication, Mentoring, Problem solving, self-management, decision making and integrity.
Requires a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, MIS, or Business Administration from an accredited institution and 7 years of BI experience.
MBA preferred. Post-graduate education or training desirable.
Req # 35395
Location(s) US-TX-San Antonio
Category Business Intelligence