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What you will do:
As a member of Cornell Information Technologies' Enterprise Data Services (EDS) Analytics team, the Analytics Solutions Engineer is responsible for the overall design of solutions that are developed or supported by the Analytics team. The Analytics Solutions Engineer leads the design and construction of the analytic solutions within EDS, including transitions to the cloud and SaaS offerings as opportunities arise. This position will also be involved with the design and building of visualizations, dashboards and metrics. A key deliverable will be development of infrastructure to maximize solutions related to university analytics and reporting.
The Analytics Solutions Engineer will:
Work with Analytics team to implement solutions that integrate with Cornell environments.
Oversee complex solution design. Ensure that business rules are consistently applied across different user interfaces to limit the possibility of inconsistent results.
Set and enforce analytic standards and architecture. Align analytic architecture with enterprise architecture.
Provide solutions using current Cornell Analytic Toolset, this includes ability to learn new versions and adopt new features.
Identify and implement targeted cloud based analytic tools to improve development efficiencies.
Design Oracle Analytic Server (OBIEE/OAS/OAC) solutions to solve technical and functional requirements.
Design Tableau solutions to solve technical and functional requirements.
Ensure timely turnaround of analytic solutions to specification, including schema administration, report development, metrics creation, metadata development and dashboard development.
Provide guidance, support, and mentoring to distributed campus developers.
Actively participate in assigned project teams, acting as experts in techniques and methods for producing analytic solutions.
Develop and maintain documentation/standards.
What you will be:
You will be a people person who is passionate about technology and solving complex problems with a strong customer service focus. One who identifies opportunities in challenges and shows initiative. A problem-solving attitude with an ability to motivate your team to achieve specific goals are essential skills to perform well in this position/ Also, we work as a team here, so collaboration is key!
Additionally, you will have:
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, engineering or related technical discipline with 5-7 years' experience or equivalent combination of education and experience. At least 5 years of related experience in analytics, business intelligence, data warehousing, or other related fields.
Oracle Analytic Server (formerly known as OBIEE)
Python or related languages
AWS cloud and tools and products especially ones related to analytics and data management
Software Development Life Cycle and software engineering methodologies, including requirement gathering and analysis, software development, installation, integration, evaluation, enhancement, maintenance, documentation, testing and knowledge transfer
Proficient with SQL
Understanding of dimensional modeling concepts and practice.
Must enjoy and have demonstrated successful experience in a rapidly changing, continual learning IT/Business environment.
Demonstrated proficiency developing technical skills and performing problem solving and analysis.
Demonstration of excellent technical, verbal and written communications skills and ability to multi-task within a team-oriented environment. Ability to effectively communicate and present information to a variety of audiences.
Possess positive attitude, motivated and willingness to learn and work well with others.
Ability to document solutions, designs, issues, etc.
Able to work collaboratively in a team-oriented, fast paced, deadline driven, extremely complex, and rapidly changing IT environment.
If you have all those things, great! We have a few more things that we would prefer you to have, but it's ok if you don't.
Experience with Analytic tools such as OBIEE/OAS, Business Objects or other enterprise suites helpful
Experience and knowledge of data warehousing initiatives or decision support systems in a higher education environment
Participation in design and implementation of data warehouse solutions.
Experience with higher education a plus
Experience with PeopleSoft, Kuali, or other complicated ERP system helpful
Experience/understanding of visual representation of data concepts desirable
Big Data experience desirable
Potential for Ongoing Remote:
This position is located in Ithaca, New York. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and the University's need to limit the number of on-campus employees, the successful applicant will be asked to perform this role remotely in the United States. Ongoing remote-work status in the United States will be an option, even once the campus permits more employees to work on campus, with a requirement of travel to Ithaca on an as needed basis.
The New York Convenience of employer guidelines require New York State individual tax reporting and withholdings for this position. Additional individual state income tax filings may also be required if working temporarily outside New York State.
What we offer:
Great benefits that include educational benefits, access to a plethora of wellness programs, employee discounts with local and national retail brands, health care options to choose from, generous paid leave provisions: 3 weeks of vacation, 12 university paid holidays (including end of year winter break through New Year's Day) and superior retirement contributions.
An active and diverse community to work and thrive in! Cornell is situated in picturesque Ithaca, New York, the heart of the Finger Lakes. Ithaca is home to two academic institutions, state parks, waterfalls, gorges, and a wide range of art galleries, theaters, eateries, wineries, and breweries. Ithaca has something to suit all ages and interests!
No Visa sponsorship available for this position.
University Job Title:
Business Intelligence Eng IV
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