Summary: Participates as technical expert in analysis, collection, design, development, testing, and/or debugging of data for enterprise software applications. Administers and implements systems and technology that supports business intelligence needs of the organization. This individual is accountable for providing leadership and independent initiatives in facilitating information of high value to support decision making demands. Participates in complex projects and assists in estimating and planning for future collection and analysis of data work. Performs complex system integration tasks.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities: Duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned. Strategic Planning Provides business intelligence leadership for data and analysis results of new and existing software applications.
Partners with user in gathering requirements and designing features for collection and analysis of data.
Provides recommendations on how to enhance system for future collection and analysis of data.
Administration/Operations Responds to customer inquiries via phone, online, in-person, etc.
Reviews data to ensure integrity of data collection and utilization; coordinates data quality/integrity improvement initiatives
Reviews and analyzes data from multiple internal and external sources.
Oversees the development and deployment of data to the data warehouse.
Develops and implements policies and procedures for the governance, collection and analysis of data; including security, management and compliance.
Provides training and guidance to BI users.
Evaluates feature/upgrade/change requests and recommends action.
Leads projects ensuring timelines and deliverables are met and meet expectations.
Participate in and successfully complete all University required training including, but not limited to discrimination/harassment and code of conduct.
Researches new technologies to enhance current system.
Identifies database and software performance issues and make adjustments.
Participates in change control process.
Grants system access to new users.
Development Creates and maintains documentation including requirements, design and user manuals.
Designs and develops enterprise-wide data analysis and reporting solutions.
Delivers system presentations and overviews.
Acts as subject matter expert (SME) in appropriate technologies and business domain.
Troubleshoots complex, difficult issues.
Performs other job-related duties and special projects as assigned.
Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education and/or Experience: Bachelor’s degree or 4 years equivalent combination of education and experience.
5 years of relevant IT experience required.
3 years of experience in a business intelligence role preferred.
Essential Skills: Fundamental understanding of SQL, ETL development, and the technical aspects of business intelligence and reporting tools such as SSRS and Power BI.
Demonstrative ability in BI development, data models, and data science.
Excellent PC Knowledge and skills; including but not limited to Microsoft family of software’s: Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Office 365, SharePoint.
Ability to multitask, supporting multiple applications and projects while still meeting deadlines and commitments.
Strong team centric work style.
Excellent documentation skills.
Ability to work collaboratively and effectively across disciplines with administrators, faculty and/or students.
Excellent communications and active listening skills, including but not limited to, able to convey and receive verbal and written information effectively and efficiently as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions and/or conclusions to problems.
Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
Selecting and using training/instructional methods and procedures appropriate for the situation when learning or teaching new things.
Commitment to diversity and inclusivity.
Participate in and successfully complete all University required training including, but not limited to discrimination/harassment and code of conduct. Demonstrated commitment to the principles of diversity and inclusivity.
Required Documents/Other Requirements: Cover Letter, Resume and Contract Information for Three References
Internal Number: 492360
About Des Moines University
Founded in 1898 in Iowa’s capital city, Des Moines University is a postgraduate medical university comprised of three colleges – College of Osteopathic Medicine, College of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery and College of Health Sciences – that offer eight graduate degree programs. Des Moines University combines the top advantages in medical education available today: an expert faculty, a rigorous and relevant curriculum, state-of-the-art facilities, a dynamic and diverse research environment, and a supportive, inclusive community of students and faculty active in learning and service. By consistently producing outstanding graduates who excel in their careers, DMU maintains one of the strongest reputations in the sphere of American medical education.