SAP BO Developer
This position designs, organizes, and enables delivery of standard health data generated from the clinical, research, and business/finance information systems from all available City of Hope enterprise applications and database systems. The SAP BO Developer will understand City of Hope’s strategic goals and objectives and will enhance City of Hope’s ability to use data to achieve these goals. This position will work closely with business leaders across the City of Hope enterprise to understand their data needs. This position will ensure that the design of data systems, including the Enterprise Data Warehouse, represents these needs and is optimal in order to achieve Clinical, Business and Research goals and outcomes.
Specific job responsibilities include:
- Ability to find innovative ways to present data in a very visual method using SAP BI 4.1 technologies
- Provide expertise within the SAP BI space and associated business processes and systems.
- Develop and drive the implementation of BOBJ leading practices.
- Assist the IT Business Applications Team in the creation of standards, procedures, and documentation for BI solutions.
- Perform program modifications, performance tuning, problem solving, debugging, and unit testing.
- Support enhancement of reports and queries, and ongoing support tasks.
- Collaborate with System Administrators in the production support of the SAP BOBJ and SAP BW platform.
- Support all phases of IT projects that include BI components, processes, and deliverables.
- Support and troubleshoot production systems as required, optimizing performance and resolving production problems.
- Assess and cultivate long-term strategic goals for BOBJ development in conjunction with end users, managers, clients, and other stakeholders.
- Recognize impacts of change and ensure appropriate due diligence is performed before making the change. Be thorough in testing solutions before implementing change to avoid rework.
- Drive the BOBJ security model across the areas of infrastructure, data, and functionality. Look for the appropriate implementation of security policies within the BO repository.
- Drive the integration of BOBJ 4.1 and the SAP Business Warehouse (BW) from a semantic layer, configuration, connectivity, and security standpoints.
Position Requirements and Qualifications
- Strong working knowledge of SAP BI 4.1 tools including Design Studio, Dashboards, Lumira, WEBI, Explorer, Analysis for OLAP/Office
- At least 6 years of combined experience in SAP BOBJ XI R2 or XI 3.x or 4.x
- Strong experience on with self-service visualization capabilities using Lumira
- 2+ years of interfacing experience with SAP BW 7.x
- Knowledge of HANA Models and how to consume data into BO 4.1 tools using best practices and standards
- Solid experience creating advanced and complex BOBJ reports, as well as writing complex freehand SQL for data validation and reporting
Bachelor’s Degree in a Health Science, Computer Science, Information Systems or related discipline. Experience may substitute for minimum education requirements
About City of Hope
City of Hope, an innovative biomedical research, treatment and educational institution with over 4000 employees, is dedicated to the prevention and cure of cancer and other life-threatening diseases and guided by a compassionate, patient-centered philosophy.
Founded in 1913 and headquartered in Duarte, California, City of Hope is a remarkable non-profit institution, where compassion and advanced care go hand-in-hand with excellence in clinical and scientific research. City of Hope is a National Cancer Institute designated Comprehensive Cancer Center and a founding member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, an alliance of the nation’s 20 leading cancer centers that develops and institutes standards of care for cancer treatment.
City of Hope strongly supports and values the uniqueness of all individuals and promotes a work environment where diversity is embraced. City of Hope is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.
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