Consultant - BI Reporting

Ellucian helps education institutions thrive in an open and dynamic world. We deliver a broad portfolio of technology solutions, developed in collaboration with a global education community, and provide strategic guidance to help education institutions of all kinds navigate change, achieve greater transparency, and drive efficiencies.

Job Responsibilities & Requirements

The'Consultant- BI Reporting'Consultant will:

  • Connect with business users to understand the reporting needs and build/demonstrate prototypes that may suit the user needs
  • Develop and test the reports (requested by the business users) using various reporting tools like SSRS , Cognos , OBIEE , Argos etc
  • Migration of reports from one reporting tool to another. This involves understanding/clarifying the requirements for the existing reports and rebuilding the same in a new reporting tool
  • Debugging the issues with the existing reports and provide the appropriate fixes
  • Provide technical assistance by responding to inquiries from others regarding errors, problems, or questions about reporting applications. Analyze code to find causes of errors and revise applications
  • Prepare documents related to requirements and specifications for conversion, reporting, interfaces and custom applications.
  • Write documentation that describes installation and operating procedures.

Required Skills/Knowledge/Experience

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, IT or equivalent degree program.
  • Overall 4 - 7 years of experience. With 4 + years of relevant experience in the area of reports development
  • Working experience with any of these reporting tools : SSRS , OBIEE , Argos
  • Strong Data Warehousing concepts (Facts , Dimensions ,Hierarchies , Aggregate tables , Dimensional Data Modelling etc)
  • Strong experience of SQL queries and performance tuning
  • Prior experience of directly working with the business users for gathering the requirements , prototype demonstrations etc
  • Willing to learn new technologies to serve the ever changing customer needs
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills and the ability to maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, vendors and customers.
  • Proactively communicate and collaborate with external and internal customers to analyze information needs and functional requirements and deliver the artifacts as needed
  • Develop accurate and comprehensive test plans and execute tests according to plans.

Career Function:Client Services and Consulting

Career Level :Mid-Career

Hiring Manager Name:Mahantesh Halejolad

Recruiter Name:Naveen Crasta

Employee Class:Regular Employee


Travel Required:None

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