Sr. BI Developer - Front End

MTV Networks
New York City, NY
Job Type:
Full Time
Yrs of Exp:
2+ to 5 years

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Job Description

The Business Intelligence (BI) Front End Senior Developer reports to a Manager or Senior Manager in BI Application Development. The BI Senior Developer is responsible for the overall design and development of an application or suites of applications supporting Business Intelligence and reporting initiatives at Viacom Media Networks. This BI Senior Developer is involved in all activities relating to reporting development projects including Report design, development, assisting in project planning and tracking, and delivery of Business Intelligence systems solutions supporting the business community. The BI Senior Developer partners with Ad Sales Business Intelligence clients to ensure Business Intelligence and reporting needs and goals are being met. This position will support the linear (TV), digital (web) and Content Distribution lines of business. This will require meeting with clients to assess Business Intelligence needs and to work on prototypes with the business. This hands-on BI Senior Developer will be closely involved in the design and development of the BI solutions that the group supports and will help with design and planning of all BI related applications development projects. This position requires a minimum of 4-5 years of experience in application development efforts in a Business Intelligence/Data Warehouse environment. PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES: • Design, Develop, and implement the full suite of BI solutions: Reports, Universes/Frameworks/Metadata layers, Data Marts, Multi-dimensional Cubes, Dashboards • Performs coding and/or configuration to meet documented needs, utilizing standard procedures and techniques. • Liaise with business customers and business analysts to advise on design of intuitive end user reporting. Work on prototypes directly with the business • Interfaces with business analysts, project managers, and/or customers to clarify requirements. • Provides daily operational support for production systems including providing on-call support. • Work with master data management tool(s) • Work closely with Ad Sales Business Analysis group to help refine business requirements • Development activities o Provide input to architecture and design work sessions o Actively engage in development of BI solutions through the use of enterprise BI tools o Present status of development in meetings within MTS as well as with clients o Prepare detailed technical and design documentation o Coordinate work with other development team members Desired Skills: • Consulting experience with a major consultancy/system integration organization • Experience in broadcast/cable television or digital ad sales systems o Assist the project/application manager with release, configuration, and change Management activities • Ensure the quality of all deliverables working in tandem with MTS QA function • Provide detailed status reporting • Contributes to the development of test plans and participates in post-implementation reviews. • Writes documentation which describes installation and operating procedures. Basic Qualifications: JOB SKILLS: • 4-5+ years Business Intelligence/report design/building experience, Business Objects strongly preferred (Cognos candidates will be considered as well) • Experience with ETL tools • 4-5 years expert level SQL knowledge (Stored Procedures, SQL syntax) • Experience with Oracle and SQL Server • Data modeling, data warehouse and ETL architecture skills • Excellent communication skills • Excellent client/user interaction skills • Self-motivated/self-directing • Highly organized and detail oriented • Collaborative, team player • Demonstrates familiarity and strong working knowledge of the relevant programming languages and tools for the application area. • Demonstrates understanding of application development methods, including agile and waterfall, as well as the fundamentals of requirement specification, design, coding, and testing of business applications systems. • Has a strong working understanding of installed systems, with the ability to troubleshoot and resolve many problems on the existing systems supported. • Tests, implements, documents, and maintains system components based on specifications. Also modifies tests and troubleshoots existing tools and utilities. EXPERIENCE: • 4-5+ years of experience in system development and implementation of Business Intelligence/Data warehouse solutions • Knowledge of business intelligence experience (Business Objects Preferred) • Experience designing and building metadata reporting layers • 3-5 years hands-on experience with: o Business Objects universe, Business Objects WebI, Crystal reports OR o Cognos Framework Manager, Report Studio and PowerPlay/Analysis studio • Database programming knowledge (SQL, Procedural Programming ) • 1+ years of experience with Portal Technology (SharePoint Preferred) • Working knowledge of .Net technology, Java and/or JavaScript, Flex or Excelsius • Experience with MS Project or other Project Management software EDUCATION: • College Degree in Computer Science or Engineering

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