Business intelligence (BI) architects are in charge of analyzing and implementing business intelligence for their organization. They are responsible for determining platforms and correct functioning for the central data warehouse. They process large amounts of information to draw conclusions based on their intelligence findings, interact with a variety of business professionals, and communicate critical project requirements within their organization. These architects also manage developers, directing their efforts to reach organizational goals in a timely manner. They utilize a personal computer with analytical tools to calculate business data and interpret results. They generally report their progress to the business intelligence director in their organization.
BI architects build and load enterprise information by using data warehouses and marts, act as a mentor for junior staff, and participate in company meetings to suggest improvements for business processes. They also help manage custom application development and create delivery model strategies, as well as provide scalable services related to high performance visualization tools and infrastructure design. They set priorities for BI developers.
This position generally requires bachelor's degree in computer science, finance, business administration, or a related field. In addition, previous experience in a business intelligence capacity are necessary. Industry certifications may be preferred. BI architects should be organized individuals that pay strong attention to detail. They are proficient with system databases and developing business intelligence solutions. BI architects must work well with other architects to reach company objectives and increase profits; however, they also must be able to perform effectively on their own with minimal supervision.
Maintain, support, and enhance the business intelligence data backend, including data warehouses.
Map configurations and complex data architectures, ensuring documentation meets current and forecasted needs.
Collaborate and work with end users to ensure that data and reports meet their business needs.
Lead and provide technical guidance for design and implementation of data storage and governance systems.
Design and monitor end-user reporting tools and systems, ensuring reports are accurate and up-to-date.
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