Essbase developer

ESSENTIAL DAY TO DAY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Technical:

Develops and maintains an Essbase reporting environment and reports in Smart View, for an Enterprise Finance Analytics environment

Provides technical and functional support. Also makes necessary changes in the data layer and creates/modifies the reports per user requirements

Builds repositories/data models for Essbase applications and manages the data loads/periodical maintenance processes

Assists in continuing improvements to the overall usability, scalability, reliability and performance of the data warehousing environment

Utilize Best Practice BI Implementation Practices

General:

Meet Development Team Assignment & Project Deadlines

Work with Team Lead to Convert Technical Specifications into Reports or Components

Creation of Technical, Functional & System Specifications, Development, & Documentation

Ensure Delivery Quality

Liaise with Technology and Data Support teams, DRM team, Data Integration team, & Hyperion Planning team

Compliance with Program Standards

Preparation of Weekly Project Updates for BI Technical Lead and BI Architect

Participate in Project Meetings, Team Workshops, and Team Trainings

SHIFT RESOURCE WILL WORK: FLEXIBLE

% OF WORK THAT IS DEVELOPMENT VS. MAINTENANCE: 75/25

REQUIRED SKILLS (MUST HAVE) & ASSOCIATED NUMBER OF YEARS OF EXPERIENCE:

At least 2 to 5 years of experience in designing, developing, and maintaining BI infrastructure & reports in Hyperion in Essbase applications (preferably with version 11.1.2.3).

Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within the scope of database design and database management

Experience with Oracle 10g database, Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2, Transact-SQL

Must have experience with the latest releases of Essbase 11.1.2.2 or 11.1.2.3

Experience with Hyperion Planning (ASO and BSO cubes) is a must

Familiar with the Hyperion Product Suite, including Essbase Administration Services (EAS), Shared Services, Essbase Studio, EPM Workspace, Financial Reporting, Hyperion Data Relationship Manager (DRM), and Smart View

Experience with security for Planning/Essbase users, groups, and dimensions and administer access

Experience with batch scripting, shell scripting in Unix, automation using MaxL, Visual Basic, and/or other scripting languages

Excellent analytical, problem solving and debugging skills

Demonstrated skills building and managing a reporting environment

Advanced skills with Microsoft Office tools

Bachelors Degree or Equivalent Experience in Computer Science

Experience Developing BI Solutions for Financial or FP&A Departments

Pro-Active Customer Service attitude

Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written

Excellent interpersonal skills with an ability to build effective relationships

Team player with flexible attitude, resourcefulness, and initiative

Demonstrated ability to interact effectively with knowledgeable business analysts/managers to create specifications and verify designs

Well organized and results driven

DESIRED SKILLS (NICE TO HAVE IN ADDITION TO THE REQUIRED SKILL SETS) & ASSOCIATED NUMBER OF YEARS OF EXPERIENCE:

Experience on Oracle Business Intelligence suite toolsets (OBIEE), HFR, Interactive Reporting (IR) and Dashboards is big a plus

Experience in working with an Offshore Development Team

Experience Developing Global, Cross Divisional Projects

Understanding of Financial Processes (e.g. FP&A, Accounting/Controllership, etc.)

Understanding of financial systems, network, and firewall technology

Exposure to SAP, Oracle, SAS, Intel, Mainframe, SAN and Blade server technology

Willingness to travel to project sites and other Thomson offices, both inside and outside of India

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