Business Intelligence Analyst

Location: Palo Alto, CA

Overview: The Business Intelligence Analyst will be responsible for leading and delivering key business initiatives and enhancements to the department. The BI Analysts will develop a deep understanding of the business processes and act as a subject matter expert within the BI team for one or more business functions. The BI Analysts will collaborate and work very closely with the solution architect, project manager, application support teams and business community to deliver analytics to business partners.

Responsibilities:
• Develop a strong understanding of business processes
• Analyst data and business requirements, explore and evaluate various options, develop reports and dashboards
• Profile source system data to develop strong understanding of the data relationships, cardinality and quality of the data
• Collaborate and partner with business users to develop use cases for functional and User acceptance testing
• Translate the requirements to functional specifications document, develop and own requirements
• Participate in designing and finalizing the data warehouse data model and source to target data mapping for ETL processes
• Conduct user acceptance testing, train super and power users on usage of the tool

Requirements:
• BA/BS degree in Computer Science or related field
• 7-10 years working in IT with a thorough understanding of SDLC methodology
• 5-7 years of experience in Business Intelligence and Data Warehousing
• 5-7 years of experience in BI analyst role with strong hands on experience in developing complex semantic layer, reports and dashboards with one or more BI tools, preferably OBIEE
• Solid understanding of Data Warehouse methodology, dimensional modeling including Ralph Kimball’s methodology
• Strong understanding of business processes
• Ability to quickly translate requirements to prototype and get business buy-in