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

Date Posted: 10/6/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

We are looking for a candidate who has a degree in MIS or related field. This candidate will help support the Business Intelligence team to produce reports and projects within IT. The ideal candidate for this position should have a strong "Can do" attitude and willingness to learn all aspects of the BI environments. Of you also have a business acumen and problem-solving aptitude, we would like to meet you. Ultimately, you will enhance our business intelligence system to help direct business decisions. 

 

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Designing, developing and maintaining business intelligence solutions
  • Crafting and executing queries upon request for data
  • Presenting information through reports and visualization
  • Translate business needs to technical specifications
  • Design, build and deploy BI solutions (e.g. reporting tools)
  • Maintain and support data analytics platforms (e.g. Cognos, Qlik)
  • Create tools to store date (e.g. star schema)
  • Conduct unit testing and troubleshooting
  • Evaluate and improve existing BI systems
  • Collaborate with teams to integrate 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 in MIS/Computer Science/ or related field

Preferred Skills

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills including technical writing skils
  • Exposure to SQL and Relational Databases is highly desireable
  • Exposure to any dashboarding technologies such as Tableau, QlikView and Cognos
  • Analytical mind with a problem-solving aptitude

Physical and Environmental Requirements

  • Must be able to sit at a computer or desk for extended periods of time.
  • Must be able to use hands/arms to operate keyboard, telephone and for repetitive motion activities. 
  • Must be able to lift objects up to 25 lbs with or without assistance. 
  • Must be able to communicate using speech, sight, and sound with or without assistive device.
  • Must be able to stand, walk, stoop or crouch while performing daily activities of the job. 
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