ArisGlobal

Principal Consultant – Reports Specialist


JOB TITLE: PRINCIPAL CONSULTANT – REPORTS SPECIALIST

REPORTS TO: SOLUTION MANAGER

LOCATION: US

GENERAL SUMMARY

The primary responsibility of the Principal Consultant will be able to support clients as a subject matter for implementations and upgrade projects to ensure successful deployments of software systems.

The function of this position is to bring customer facing, inward facing and Industry / agency thought leadership experience to ArisGlobal’s implementation projects.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Work with business users and units to understand business needs, analyzes complex business requirements, reporting requirements and file structures between various systems.
  • Designs data model (Universe) requirements, report requirements (Webi), data access and system security requirements.
  • Provide reporting solutions using SAP Business Objects tool set, develop and maintain universes, WEBI reports, Analysis, and Dashboards.
  • Function as the custom reporting workstream lead for software development upgrades and deployments.
  • Lead Business Objects custom reports development and participate in development.
  • Provide guidance and thought-leadership for the reporting function.
  • Implement data security access, system security access according to design specification.
  • Provide input to peers, management and business for recommendations and alternate solutions and/or improvements.
  • Prepare design documentation for the projects assigned, provide estimates and conduct peer code review.
  • Provide Business Objects infrastructure system support, participate in application upgrade projects.
  • Actively work with Business Objects end users to resolve any application, data or user issues.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor degree in Computer Science or Information Systems
  • 5+ years experience in the Business Intelligence and Data Warehouse space.
  • Must have strong understanding of Business Objects, DW processes and OLAP concepts, with star schema data models.
  • 3+ years of hands-on Business Objects universe/IDT, Webi, Analysis, Explorer, Crystal Reports, and Dashboards development and testing experience, specifically in the latest SAP Business Objects Enterprise Platform (BOBJ) BI4.
  • Must have experiences supporting Business Objects clustered environments including installation, configuration, patching, upgrades, monitoring and backups.
  • Must have strong SQL and tuning experiences.
  • Must have excellent analytical, conceptual, troubleshooting, and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure to resolve critical production issues.
  • Excellent communications skills, able to work effectively with business users to understand and clarify requirements as well as educate and resolve end user reporting issues.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in cross-functional teams as well as independent setting.
  • Experience with mentoring junior team members in BOBJ tool usage, systems and best practices.
  • Previous experience with Cognos is a plus.
  • Experience with Data Migration is a plus.
  • Microsoft SSAS experience is a plus.

SKILLS:

  • Proactive, highly organized & detail-oriented.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

  • Travel up to 50% may be required

 

ArisGlobal is an Equal Opportunity Employer/ Committed to Diversity