Job Description :
Microstrategy Developer

Location: McLean, VA
Duration: 6 months with possible contract to hire

Description:
This position is in the Customer & Business Management department within SF Operations Division. The candidate will function as a key member of the Centralized Reporting & Data Analytics (CRDA) group, which provides reporting and analytics support to various business lines in the division. The candidate will play a pivotal role in facilitating the multi-year legacy reporting transformational journey; and gain alignment with reporting and business intelligence best practices defined in the SF Future State Data Architecture, while maintaining support for current state.

Key Accountabilities:
- Interact with SF OPs business stakeholders to understand and recommend reporting/BI solutions that meet diverse, complex business reporting and analytic needs.
- Work on full lifecycle MicroStrategy development including schema/modeling, dashboards/documents/reports + mobile application development skills.
- Define/develop implementation strategy for newly released features of MicroStrategy tool and/or MicroStrategy version upgrades.
- Recommend, implement and adhere to industry-wide BI best practices and drive for changes to existing processes and/or procedures for the betterment of the organization.
- Work with IT & SF Data Governance Management (SFDGM) teams during Infrastructure and/or software upgrades and perform impact analysis.
- Recommend and establish governance and control around self-service BI/Analytics considering the evolution of BI Industry''s best practices.
- Responsible for all the deliverables and meeting the timelines for the development activity.
- Should have strong development skill and capable of understanding the requirement.
- Demonstrated ability to manage multiple priorities.
- Strong customer service personality and effective communication (both written and verbal), and documentation skills.
- Excellent problem solving skills and organizational navigation skills.
- Ability to work independently or as part of a team.

Required Skills:
- Experience with MicroStrategy 9 or higher.
- Minimum 6 years of experience in MicroStrategy Schema object development, Multi-Sourcing, Intelligent Cubes and other Application Objects
- Understanding of End to End BI/DW Development and Operations Life Cycle
- Demonstrated ability to work in a highly dynamic business environment providing direct support to business users
- Hands-on experience in Logical and Physical Data Modeling
- Strong experience in querying raw data, optimizing SQL and troubleshooting SQL
- Experience with MicroStrategy Suite: Architect, Developer, Web, Mobile, Desktop
- Experience in object migration between MicroStrategy projects/environments
- Experience in designing and creating complex MicroStrategy Documents and Dashboards.
- 3-5 years of experience using SAS.
- Functional knowledge on Database like DB2, Oracle.

Preferred Skills:
- Previous financial services experience.
- Familiarity with Agile (Scrum) project methodology and practices
- Functional knowledge of ETL tools (e.g. Informatica, Talend, SSIS, SAS) to move, manipulate and structure data in a manner that facilitates optimized analytics in MicroStrategy

Relevant Experience: 7+ Years
Qualification: Bachelor''s Degree in Computer Science or Information Technology

Key Skill Sets Required:
- Hands-on experience with MicroStrategy (version 8 and higher) Architect, Report development, Report performance tuning & Document creation.
- Experience with SQL and Relational databases.