Director Business Intelligence & Analytics – 20941

Published
February 4, 2024
Location
Somerset County NJ / Hybrid
Category
Job Type
Job ID Number
20941
Jarvis Walker Recruiter
David Ruiz

Description

The position of Director of Business Intelligence & Analytics reports directly to the Vice President of Enterprise Data & Analytics and manages a team of 7 or more direct reports. The main objective of this role is to spearhead strategic planning for analytics initiatives, mentor the team to deliver top-notch solutions within deadlines, and contribute significantly to the development of innovative prototypes that effectively tackle business challenges and generate enthusiasm within our user community.

As Director of Business Intelligence & Analytics, you will have the opportunity to harness the power of all data to drive meaningful and impactful changes within the organization. Analyzing data can lead to insights that have the potential to transform business strategies and drive innovation. You will be at the forefront of problem-solving and innovation, encouraging your team to think critically and creatively about data sets leading to the development of novel solutions that address complex business challenges.

Primary Responsibilities/Accountabilities of the Job

• You possess a strong passion for data and adeptly utilize your skills in data programming, quantitative analysis, and data visualization techniques to tackle complex challenges.
• Your role as a coach, mentor, team player, and collaborator is instrumental in fostering a culture of data-driven decision-making. You excel in guiding the business to formulate pertinent inquiries.
• Your ability to balance expertise with the right approach allows you to effectively influence key stakeholders, ensuring that decisions are made based on sound judgment and expertise.
• With a keen eye for the bigger picture, you adeptly recognize the interconnected nature of product increments and stay abreast of industry best practices.
• Your exceptional communication skills enable you to convey intricate ideas in easily comprehensible ways, thus effectively influencing stakeholders.
• A self-motivated individual, you bring creative energy and a fervor for resolving intricate problems to the table.
• Thriving in dynamic, fast-paced environments is where you excel, and you derive satisfaction from the challenges such an environment presents.

What You’ll Do

• Foster the development of a highly proficient team of BI/Analytics experts who efficiently devise intricate solutions (including Reporting, Dashboard/Visualizations & Mobile Applications), thereby promoting uniformity, analytical advancement, and a culture of data-driven decision-making throughout the organization.
• Nourish robust and transparent partnerships (Networking, Security, Business Process, Infrastructure, Architecture, etc.) to encourage synchronization and cooperation with ongoing, future, and innovative undertakings.
• Proactively oversee end-user experience by establishing comprehensive data points, triggers, KPIs, and notifications, ensuring that job run time, usage, and overall performance adhere to established Service Level Agreements (SLAs). Disseminate and communicate analytics addressing performance, usage, and business adoption of data domains, reports, and formatted dashboards, and devise a strategy to sustain and enhance them.
• Cultivate a proactive mindset within the team, fostering anticipation of business needs and the resolution of challenges while identifying opportunities and efficiencies.
• Offer regular feedback, coaching, and mentorship to team members, ensuring that everyone has well-documented goals and objectives and a personalized development/career roadmap. Identify prospects for expanding roles through training and participation in unique, challenging initiatives to broaden exposure and enhance skill sets.

Qualifications

• Over 8 years of hands-on experience with MicroStrategy, delivering self-service analytics, insights, KPIs, and metrics within a BI or related role (such as Reporting, Analytics, Statistics, etc.).
• Extensive background spanning 5+ years in crafting intricate SQL queries to facilitate in-depth analysis and generate valuable insights.
• Proficient in managing multi-tier environments, including adept handling of MicroStrategy, version control, and migration strategies.
• Possesses strong client-facing written and verbal communication skills, ensuring effective interaction and collaboration with clients.
• Well-versed in agile software delivery methodologies, particularly in utilizing methodologies like Scrum.
• Demonstrates a proactive approach, driven by a passion for analytics and a bias for action, contributing to a highly motivated and results-oriented work ethic.
• Proficiency in data preparation, data modeling, and data visualization, exhibiting a comprehensive understanding of these crucial components within the analytics process

Education

• 10+ years' experience with Business Intelligence / Analytical architecture, frameworks, tools, and development lifecycles with increasing levels of supervisory and leadership responsibilities
• Strong analytical, mathematical, and logical thinking
• Experience identifying use cases opportunities for Data Science & Advanced Analytics, building POC’s to prove out value and justify investment
• Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills; demonstrated ability to develop strong relationships with and effectively communicate complex ideas to technical and non-technical audiences
• Demonstrated ability to engage and manage through influence across a large international organization
• Excellent project management (Agile) and time management skills

Skills

• BI & Visualization (Semantic Layer): MicroStrategy (Required)
• Cloud Environment: Microsoft Azure preferred, AWS/GCP accepted
• Data Management: Azure Data Factory, Data Bricks, MuleSoft, Delta Lake,
• Programming/Scripting: Python (Preferred)

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