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Lead Business Intelligence Programmer/Analyst

Lead Business Intelligence Programmer/Analyst

Job Description

NOTE: Position is in Princeton, NJ

The Lead Business Intelligence Programmer/Analyst provides project and team leadership as well as day-to-day support of the production, QA, test, and development using Microsoft Business Intelligence tools. The incumbent is responsible for the administration of the MSBI Infrastructure and provide 24x7 availability of the Enterprise Business Intelligence. This role also performs software upgrades, performance monitoring, system tuning, upgrades and infrastructure management.


  1. Lead and mentor teams of other MSBI staff to solve technical BI solutions with little or no supervision
  2. Lead the activities of providing BI solutions, developing project plans, monitoring progress, and resolving issues
  3. Provide consultation and knowledge transfer to peers and internal contacts as a Subject Matter Expert (SME) in the administration and new development using MSBI
  4. Provides technical expertise to design business solutions using acquired knowledge and experience related to MSBI
  5. Provide MSBI administration including install, configure, control failover and load balancing across multiple servers and maintain security
  6. Plan/drive Business Intelligence project deliverables for the entire organization using MSBI as a BI tool
  7. Perform application code migrations
  8. Trouble-shoot hardware and software problems as they apply to design, implementation, or installation activities
  9. Schedule and coordinate infrastructure maintenance activities including such items as hardware and software upgrades and maintenance
  10. Consult with business community to gather requirements for specific BI scorecard, dashboard and reporting needs; write detailed specification to be used in developing reports and processes.
  11. Design and develop scorecards, dashboards and multi-dimension data cubes using MSBI
  12. Consult with end users to refine/enhance existing BI applications
  13. Participate in the design and development of enterprise wide data repositories; make recommendations to improve the efficiency and functionality of the database, MSBI environment and associated processes
  14. Develop and deliver reports on an adhoc basis using MSBI; develop and execute a verification and security strategy to ensure the accuracy of the data distributed in the reports.
  15. Function as the enterprise MSBI administer ensuring performance and security is compliant
  16. Assist management in attaining problem resolutions, working with multiple BI partners

Process Outputs and Deliverables

  1. High performance scorecards, dashboard and BI applications in concert with sponsors business requirements and commitments.
  2. Highly available server infrastructure.
  3. Production service level agreements met
  4. Implementation of ad-hoc data requests (adhering to data security policies)
  5. The Lead Business Intelligence Programmer/Analyst provides project and team leadership. This role functions autonomously on a regular basis.

Job Requirements

Education, Certifications, or Special Licenses:

Bachelor's degree, or an equivalent combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and abilities can be acquired is necessary.


Relevant Years of Experience Required:

8 to 10 years of related experience in IT or a related field


Other Requirements (Specialized skill sets, behavioral/technical):

  1. Must be able to work independently with excellent organizational and communication skills
  2. Ability to lead and mentor teams
  3. Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills
  4. In depth knowledge of MSBI tools and creation of dashboards

Job Snapshot

Employment Type Contractor
Job Type Information Technology
Education Not Specified
Experience Not Specified
Manages Others Not Specified
Industry Consulting
Required Travel Not Specified
Job ID 14-01148
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Lead Business Intelligence Programmer/Analyst

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