Job Description :
Business Objects Developer
Key Responsibilities:
Independently lead large projects from the inception, delivery and support using the team and other employees as needed.
o Manage as the project manager, business analyst, architect, design and UAT
Mentor, train and lead the Jr. Business Objects developers in technology and business processes
Design and support high level Dashboards for the Board of Directors and management of the firm
o Both client and web based
Design, Develop and Architect Business Objects universes for ad hoc/self-service reporting.
Reporting out of a complex data warehouse for accounting/finance users.
Design and create user friendly reports for demanding end users.
Additional duties as identified.
Bachelor’s or Associate’s degree in IT preferred; related work may be considered in lieu of degree
6+ years’ experience preferred with Business Objects (or related products), preferably in an environment which included a Data Warehouse and/or data mart using a major RDMS (SQL Server and/or Oracle) with a focus on self-service reporting. (Equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered
Experience managing universe and report changes through environments (development to production
Ability to analyze complex problems and business requirements, recommend innovative alternatives and solutions and to implement complex, innovative solutions.
Xcelsius and Dashboard design experience a plus
Experience with financial and accounting reporting in a professional services or legal firm environment is a plus, especially with Thomson Elite software
Ability to work independently and under time constraints with verbal or written instructions
Exceptional customer service skills, including the ability to interact professionally with a diverse group of customers
Experience with data warehouses and universes.
Experience creating and consuming Web Intelligence report (or related product
Experience in SQL server and TSQL.
Experience with troubleshooting non-recurring and performance-related Business Object (or related product) problems.
Strong written and verbal skills from both business and technical perspectives
Experience with Accounting/Finance terms and ideas
Excellent trouble shooting skills with a penchant to provide high quality work
Desire to learn new skills and continuously improve
Ability to work full time in a fast-paced office environment; physically able to sit/stand at a computer and work in front of a computer screen for significant portions of the work day