Newgistics Inc.

Senior BI Developer (Contractor)

ID
1745
# Positions
1
Category
Technology

Overview

Do you love working with people and with data? Do you have an analytical mind that can take complex ideas and break them down into logical steps? Are you excited about developing, maintaining, and supporting Enterprise Analytics and Reporting platforms and ensuring data availability and integrity? Are you excited about mentoring and support other users on the use of analytical platforms, thinking, and problem solving? Are you interested in working with global teams based in the United States, Mexico, Moldova and Ukraine?

 

If you’ve answered yes to those questions, Newgistics may be the right place for you!

 

At Newgistics, we pride ourselves on enabling a wide range of state of the art, end to end e-commerce, fulfillment, and parcel solutions driven by technology. We have an immediate opening for a skilled business intelligence analyst who lives and breathes data with an eye towards enabling smarter business decisions and data driven processes with factual insights.

 

A Business Intelligence developer at Newgistics will love working with people and have strong working knowledge of business intelligence tools, data analysis and visualization methods, and supporting business needs with ad-hoc queries, reports and dashboards. This person will work inside of a highly-integrated, data focused agile team and will be responsible for requirements definition, assistance with creation, documentation and ongoing business support for various dashboard and reporting deliverables built as part of the Newgistics Business Intelligence initiative.

 

At Newgistics, you will be developing reports and dashboards such as the following examples for clients and consumers using Cognos 11. These reports may have hundreds of concurrent users with multi-level access control hierarchies, and therefore must be robust and scalable:

 

                

To be qualified, you must be professional, reliable, a team player and self-starter. You must possess strong communication and analytical skills, report and ad-hoc query development experience using enterprise BI tools (such as Cognos and Tableau, although experience with other similar tools is acceptable). You must be hungry for growth and lifetime learning.

Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with product managers and business partners to ensure that business requirements are clearly identified, documented, and ultimately delivered through effective solutions
  • Ensure quality deliverables clearly communicating requirements to technical team
  • Assist with implementing, managing, and ensuring consistent design, development, testing, and deployment practices for reports and dashboards
  • Provide support, as needed, to ensure that business user questions and incidents are resolved in a timely manner
  • Become intimately familiar with and provide company-wide expertise on the Newgistics data model
  • Provide team with business and technical support
  • Compile ad hoc data and report requests
  • Help evaluate new technologies that represent significant potential for new capability and greater scale
  • Execute BI tasks and projects
  • Align with the technical strategy for effectively supporting and continually improving application frameworks and interfaces

Qualifications

Education & Work experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a technical discipline (computer science, mathematics or IT preferred)
  • A seasoned, experienced professional with 3 plus years of related hands-on work experience and a full understanding of area of highly scalable, robust and extensible externally facing business intelligence dashboards; Demonstrated ability to work effectively with general instructions on new assignments and little day-to-day instruction.

 

  • 1+ year experience working in an Agile development environment using SCRUM principals.
  • A good understanding of logistics returns, delivery and fulfillment business is a plus

Technical Skills

  • Hands-on experience with relational databases. Excellent SQL skills, including ability to create, debug and tune complex queries.
  • Previous programming experience in C# or java or similar enterprise software development language.
  • Full software lifecycle experience, including experience working in formal environments with rigorous development, source control, QA and production deployment standards.
  • Understanding of multi-tenant applications and related security and access control management requirements using single sign-on authentication technologies and Active Directory Services or other lightweight directory services.
  • Experience using enterprise reporting and dashboard development tools.       Cognos experience preferred as our client facing reports and dashboards will be built on Cognos 11.       Experience with Tableau, Clik, SSRS or similar tools with willingness to learn Cognos is acceptable.       Power BI experience is a plus.

Genera skills

  • Resolve a wide range of issues in creative ways.
  • Work on problems of diverse scope where analysis of data requires evaluation of identifiable factors.
  • Demonstrate good judgment in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions.
  • Network with senior internal and external personnel in own area of expertise.  
  • Demonstrate excellent written and good oral English communication skills
  • Demonstrate ability to work independently and as a team member
  • Must be a sincere, collaborative team member who, when needed, places the overall success of their organization and team ahead of their own professional priorities.
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint and capable of developing all System Development Lifecycle (SDLC) artifacts and deliverables.

Logistics:

  • Registered as a Ukraine private entrepreneur.
  • Must generally be available to work with global teams until 8 pm (noon US Central time) to maximize communication with US technology team members.
  • Able to provide at least 2 references from previous work experience.
  • Willing to work in the office the majority of the time.
  • Available for travel to Newgistics domestic and international branches and clients up to once per year if necessary.
  • We may conduct a criminal background check prior to finalizing any agreement.

 

This position profile describes the general nature of the functions of this job.  It is not intended to be an exhaustive list or limit the manager’s ability to modify work assignments as appropriate.

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