Business Objects
Computer and Engineering Services - Monroe, MI

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DESCRIPTION

BASIC FUNCTION:
Understand the value of data and present information correctly using graphs, charts, aggregates, and statistical computations.

DUTIES

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Analyzes user community's business functions and information requirements to determine how business intelligence might assist in addressing their information needs.
  • Translates information requirements into system requirements creating appropriate information delivery mechanisms.
  • Create complex and efficient reports and dashboards.
**Establish and follow report development protocols, data integrity and testing measures using appropriate environments (DEV I PROD).
  • Validate that information presented is accurate reconciling any discrepancies with expected results.
  • Document details of report and dashboard designs for ongoing support and maintenance.
  • Monitor performance of reports taking corrective action to optimize or fine tune any slow running reports or queries that may degrade over time.
  • Assist with the maintenance of the reporting library.
  • Develop in-depth knowledge of La-Z-Boy systems, processes, and data as it relates to business intelligence.
  • Develop business relationships providing appropriate customer support to meet adequate service levels.
  • Participate in a training program for end users as needed.
  • Ensure solutions comply with business intelligence standards and established methodologies that meet Sarbanes-Oxley requirements.
  • Other duties as assigned
QUALIFICATIONS

MINIMUM JOB REQUIREMENTS:
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related discipline, or equivalent work experience and technical training, is required.
  • Five years experience in business and/or Information Technology.
  • Minimum five years of experience in report design and development, preferably with
Business Objects.
  • Knowledge of and/or experience with relational database management systems and concepts. MS SQL Server and JDE tables preferred.
  • Experience writing and analyzing SQL.
  • Knowledge of security model for Business Objects including network, mainframe, database and middleware security.
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills; ability to present and explain technical information in a way that establishes rapport, persuades others, and gains understanding.
  • Strong customer focus and management of client expectations.
  • Ability to solve complex issues and complete projects independently.
  • Ability to understand data needs of systems.
  • Knowledge of data warehouse concepts.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with customers to effectively assess business requirements.
  • Ability to work extended and/or non-scheduled work hours when necessary.
  • Ability to travel 10 - 15% as required by project, task, assignment or educational enhancement.
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: None

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Analyzes user community's business functions and information requirements to determine how business intelligence might assist in addressing their information needs.
  • Translates information requirements into system requirements creating appropriate information delivery mechanisms.
  • Create complex and efficient reports and dashboards.
**Establish and follow report development protocols, data integrity and testing measures using appropriate environments (DEV I PROD).
  • Validate that information presented is accurate reconciling any discrepancies with expected results.
  • Document details of report and dashboard designs for ongoing support and maintenance.
  • Monitor performance of reports taking corrective action to optimize or fine tune any slow running reports or queries that may degrade over time.
  • Assist with the maintenance of the reporting library.
  • Develop in-depth knowledge of La-Z-Boy systems, processes, and data as it relates to business intelligence.
  • Develop business relationships providing appropriate customer support to meet adequate service levels.
  • Participate in a training program for end users as needed.
  • Ensure solutions comply with business intelligence standards and established methodologies that meet Sarbanes-Oxley requirements.
  • Other duties as assigned

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