Sr Business Intelligence Developer

As a BI Developer in the Blackbaud IT department, you will develop and tune packages in our Microsoft SQL Server-based data warehouse environment. In addition, you will help us re-imagine our data warehouse architecture and move business critical workloads onto a cutting-edge technology stack hosted within Microsoft Azure. Ideal candidates for this role must love working with data, solving challenging database development tasks, and be motivated by squeezing every bit of performance out of data processing jobs.

Grow and maintain the BI platform:

  • Architect solutions: data structures, visualizations, integrations
  • Evaluate and make recommendations on new business intelligence software, from business user tools to platform architecture
  • Be an expert on unstructured and structured data capture and storage
  • Identify operational weaknesses and help improve or innovate new processes to improve BI delivery and offerings
  • Ensure nightly ETL processes are monitored, problems corrected, and jobs completed by 8am Eastern Time
  • Tune databases structures and ETL packages to achieve and maintain a high-level of processing performance.

Grow and sustain the BI platform:

  • Partner with internal customers to develop analyses that lead to actionable insights that improve business decision making and accelerate business objective realization
  • Define standards and best practices for development lifecycle and platform architecture
  • Drive maturity throughout the program through defined and documented processes and increased automation and self-service
  • Plan and ensure delivery of ongoing end user training and education for greater awareness of business intelligence tools and data, deeper analytical skills, and greater self service capabilities

Education and Experience include:

  • BA degree in IT or related field
  • Development on the entire Microsoft SQL Server BI stack (5+ years’ experience)
  • Strongly prefer candidates with experience in one or more packaged BI solutions
  • Experience in implementing Big Data solutions preferred
  • Develop and Run Microsoft SQL Server BI stack: SSIS, SSAS (Multidimensional and Tabular), PowerPivot, PowerBI
  • Data visualization / publishing analytics (dashboards, reports, interactive)


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