Business Intelligence Developer in Birmingham, AL at Books-A-Million, Inc.

Date Posted: 9/25/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

We are looking for a Business Intelligence (BI) Developer to create and manage BI and analytics solutions that turn data into knowledge! In this role, you should have a background in data and business analysis. You should be analytical and an excellent communicator. If you also have a business acumen and problem-solving aptitude, we'd like to meet you. Ultimately, you will enhance our business intelligence system to help us make strong business decisions.

  • Designing, developing, and maintaining business intelligence solutions
  • Crafting and executing queries upon request for data
  • Presenting information through reports and visualizations
  • Translate business needs to technical specifications
  • Design, build, and deploy BI solutions (i.e. reporting tools)
  • Maintain and support data analytics platforms (i.e. Cognos, Qlik)
  • Create tools to store data (i.e. star schema, OLAP cubes)
  • Conduct unit testing and troubleshooting
  • Evaluate and improve existing BI systems
  • Develop and execute database queries and conduct analyses
  • Create visualizations and reports for requested project
  • Develop and update technical documentation


Job Requirements

Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree from a four-year college or university with course work in Information Systems or related field, or equivalent combination of work experience
  • Two or more years of related work experience with demonstrated competence

Preferred Skills

  • Proven experience as a BI Developer
  • Retail experience is preferred
  • Background in data warehouse design (i.e. dimensional modeling, star schema) and data mining
  • In-depth understanding of database management systems and ETL framework (SSIS)
  • Familiarity with BI technologies (i.e. Qlikview, Qliksense, Microsoft Power BI, Tableau, etc.)
  • Knowledge of SQL queries, SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS) and SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS)
  • Analytical mind with a problem-solving aptitude
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