Job Description :
Title: Microstrategy Resource
Duration: 6+ month contract-to-hire
Location: Charlotte, NC

Work Status: USC/GC (No EAD)

Interviews: If local, F2F. If not local, Skype

Job Purpose/Summary
Company is evolving their approach to business intelligence and analytics. As part of this overall strategic transformation, MicroStrategy has been selected as one of the leading tools being leveraged to drive increased business value. The BI Master Data Management development group is charged with creating and developing the essential solutions to drive business value and guide the company into the future.
As a MicroStrategy Software Specialist, you will serve as the technical subject matter expert to the overall BI group and the Business Front End Operations Team. You will be expected to advise the group on the technical capabilities and limitations of the MicroStrategy platform and participate in developing overall strategies necessary to fully leverage the platform and drive its stickiness and adoption. Such strategies could be related to overall operational security, infrastructure development and maintenance, upgrades, application functionality, architecture setup and other strategically related topics, as opposed to project focused deliverables

Key Responsibilities
Support the BIMDM strategy by providing technical oversight and guidance to the various teams
Assist support, project teams and deliverables by providing technical leadership on MicroStrategy specific issues
Work with BI project stakeholders to ensure that project requirements align with technical capabilities
Work with various teams to develop, implement, and maintain best practice standards
Oversee and maintain capacity planning in conjunction with Engineering stakeholders
Play a technical liaison role between business, security management, and data management stakeholders in maintain and developing present and future security/access control modules
Provide guidance and direction around best methods for performance optimization
Ensure clear and consistent communication around MicroStrategy topics between BIMDM leadership, business and other stakeholders
Willing to travel internationally as needed – 20-30%

Required Experience and Skills
Experience with MicroStrategy Mobile
Experience with Teradata and Oracle, including performance optimization/tuning
Experience with Hadoop or other Big Data is a nice to have
Experience creating essential documentation around dashboards, documents, and support, including best practices for these structures
Experience in developing and implementing internal and end user training
Demonstrated capabilities reading and writing SQL
Experience with UX and other tenets of interaction design
Exposure to predictive analytical applications
Experience with Agile or other iterative software development methodologies
Ability to drive strategic direction across multiple teams
Valid documentation for international travel. Will be required to travel internationally, sometimes on short notice.


Primary Internal Stakeholders
BIMDM internal staff (e.g. Business Analysts, Project Mangers, Developers)
UI/UX Designers
Business Subject Matter Experts in various verticals and departments
Senior ML business leaders


Primary External Stakeholders
MicroStrategy
External vendors
Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in an IT related field
5-7 year experience (including stand-up of an environment) with MicroStrategy v 10.x preferred including the following roles
o Developer
o User Admin
o Architect
o Server Admin
Experience with Java programming and/or MicroStrategy SDK
o Ability to read and interpret SDK
o Ability to create and implement SDK

Tools
Microsoft Project
MicroStrategy Enterprise Suite
Microsoft Office