Microstrategy Architect

Hunter Gibbons - Washington, DC

The MicroStrategy Architect is responsible for architecting MicroStrategy platform-based Business Intelligence projects. The Architect must have a deep expertise in the architecture, design, development, and deployment of scalable, reliable, redundant business intelligence systems using MicroStrategy BI tools and large-scale data warehouses commercial database platforms like Oracle, SQLServer, and Teradata.

  • Conduct workshops with business and IT to establish architectural requirements of the MicroStrategy based BI solution to be implemented or enhanced
  • Interview stakeholders and develop enterprise BI roadmap including project prioritization and budget requirements.
  • Conduct assessment of existing BI architectures and provide future-state recommendations
  • Develop business cases and ROI for client to get buy-in from senior management
  • Define and establish standards and architecture for enabling high-performance MicroStrategy BI solutions
  • Establish best practices and standards for implementing MicroStrategy platform based high-performance BI solutions
  • Work to understand requirements, conduct analysis and communicate solution options
  • Design database logical and physical models and ETL source to target mappings.
  • Design MicroStrategy architecture and construct reporting solutions including standard reports, documents, dashboards, visualizations, etc.
  • Create/enhance project plans along with milestones, and deliverables to deliver the BI solutions
  • Identify problems, develop ideas, and propose solutions within different situations requiring analytical, evaluative, or constructive thinking in daily work and for assigned programs and projects
  • Develop test plans. Perform testing, validation, performance tuning and quality assurance activities for business intelligence projects.
  • Prepare and present ideas and recommendations to colleagues and upper management
  • Design and prototype business intelligence solutions, assess gaps, and articulate the intended solutions back to the business users to ensure buy-in. Produce high-quality reports and documentation
  • Effectively articulate and present deliverables to business and IT personnel

Requirements:

  • Proven expertise and experience in developing MicroStrategy platform-based architectures to deliver high performing BI solutions
  • Strong MicroStrategy experience in semantic layer architecting, development, document and dashboard design and development, visualization development, and system administration
  • Hands-on installation, configuration, maintenance, and development experience in MicroStrategy
  • Knowledge of advanced data modeling techniques and ETL processes
  • Experience with PL/SQL and one or more commercial relational databases (SQL Server is a plus)
  • Strong MicroStrategy Development skills
  • Very strong MicroStrategy and database implementation expertise including reports, dashboards, mobile and predictive models
  • Strong conceptual knowledge and experience in metadata creation, reporting, integration planning, testing, and implementation
  • Experience delivering multiple projects
  • 6+ years of experience in BI Design and Development, specifically in architecting MicroStrategy-based business intelligence solutions

Preferred:

  • MicroStrategy Certifications

Skills:

  • Must have the ability to multi-task and organize effectively to meet client service level expectations
  • Adept and proactive at problem-solving and conflict resolution
  • Demonstrate strong analytical skills and develop solutions to problems independently and through facilitated team discussions
  • Great organizational and time management skills
  • Prioritizes workload, meets deadlines, and manages competing priorities under pressure
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or another technical discipline


Posted On: Monday, March 4, 2019
Compensation: $135,000.00



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