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OBIEE Architect

Atlanta, GA 30428

Posted: 04/27/2020 Job Category: Data Architect Job Number: 1843

Job Description

Our client is seeking an Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition (OBIEE) Architect with solid experience and knowledge in implementing OBIEE within the enterprise. Currently OBIEE 12c is installed and configured and they are planning to upgrade to Oracle Analytics Server (OAS) 5.5.
  • Candidate will be responsible for developing a strategic road map, project plan, technical design/architecture, and implementation guidance to successfully meet data modeling needs for business operations. Candidate will work directly with the Data Architect and Enterprise Data Warehouse to design/develop the OBIEE repository under the leadership of the Team Lead.
  • Candidate must have experience with 12c environments installation, configuration, upgrades, patching, Security and trouble shooting.
  • Strong experience in OBIEE 12c Configuration and Administration. Must be able to assist with automating repetitive processes and help identify potential areas for improvement.
  • Experience/Knowledge with Oracle Analytics Server (OAS) platform on Linux would be preferred.
  • Experience troubleshooting WebLogic and OBIEE performance issues.
  • Candidate must be able to lead the implementation of a best-practices design to develop data/ETL procedures for data modeling and end user ad hoc data analysis.
  • Candidate must bring practical working knowledge of OBIEE to navigate Oracle Support and define solutions to overcome product constraints.
  • Candidate must be capable of guiding developers and troubleshooting issues with data modeling, RPD’ s, reports, and answers/dashboards.
  • Candidate will be expected to develop client knowledge base and systems documentation to be stored within Microsoft SharePoint.
  • Candidate must demonstrate ability to be detail oriented, but productive and effective. Candidate must be capable and committed to delivering results on-time/on-schedule. Candidate requires excellent leadership, teamwork, and communication skills.
  • The Enterprise Reporting and Analytics Team is composed of 5 report developers. Development will be focused on providing ad hoc analysis to specific business authors and rolling out reports to business consumers. Current reports utilize the enterprise data warehouse (Oracle Exadata) and connections to SQL Server 2008/2012 and Oracle 11g/12c databases.
  • The team develops enterprise reports within IT applications (internal/external) and on the web. Reports serve all facets of the enterprise from financials, programs/projects, human resources, to federally required reporting. The team coordinates with client, server, network, and database/data warehouse personnel to integrate supporting IT architecture. Moving forward, ad hoc analytics/dashboards, OBIA (financials, project, Human Resources, etc.), geospatial (Esri) integration, and Microsoft Office add-in integration will also be implemented.
  • Conducts technical review of requirements and develops enterprise strategy, architecture, and technical design for successful implementation by developers.
  • Provides team leadership, facilitates communication, eliminates bottlenecks, engages other IT resources.
  • Provides team task assignments, oversight, and is responsible.
  • Responsible for developing schedules and managing report migration effort.
  • Responsible for translating requirements into technical design/development.
  • Responsible for resolving support issues, coordinating system patches, upgrades, maintenance, and other support activities as needed.
  • Responsible for tracking and responding to SR submitted to Oracle.
  • Documents systems architecture, support procedures, benchmarks performance, and improves system operation.
  • Designs/builds OBIEE reports and dashboards using BI Publisher, Answers and Dashboards.
  • Models, configures and optimizes the RPD/Universes from Data Warehouse (OLAP) and databases (OLTP).
  • Develops, implements, and analyzes data cubes, ETL, data loading, dimensions, calculating data and aggregation techniques.
  • Design, develop, and documents OBIEE repository/metadata.
  • Configures Ad Hoc query and Reporting environments.
  • Designing geospatial reports/dashboards.
  • Developing MS Office based content using Oracle tools.
  • Assists in OBIEE administration, system maintenance, migration, patching and upgrades.
  • Troubleshooting and resolving technical issues with minimal user disruption.
  • Working in a team environment to develop reports and/or dashboards while working as a team member on an assigned project.
  • Works with business users to gather reporting/analytics requirements.
  • Perform unit, system and integration testing.
  • Manage capacity and performance requirements.
  • Close engagement with Enterprise Architects, Data Warehousing, Database, and Server Administration teams in collaborative design.
  • Provide design and development mentorship/cross-training with fellow team members.
  • Deliver solid, scalable, robust BI reporting/analytic solutions.
  • Assists in the administration and implementation of BI system security.
  • Prepare estimates of time for design and development.
  • 12+ years of OBIEE (11g & 12c) installation, configuration, upgradation, migration, administration, troubleshooting, deploying patches and performance tuning under Linux environment.
  • 10+ years of experience in writing PL/SQL, SQL*Plus, etc.
  • 10+ years of experience implementing large scale Siebel/Oracle OBIEE reporting solutions.
  • 10+ years of experience with star-schema, snowflake, FACT, and dimensional data modeling.
  • 10+ years of solid experience with OBIEE Answers, Dashboards, and BI Publisher.
  • 4 year Bachelor’ s degree with preferred concentration in IT, data science, or business from a university within features to customize OBIEE functionality.
  • 5 + years of experience in writing custom Java/Javascript code or XML, and XSL for advanced report against Oracle and SQL Server databases.
  • Demonstrated experience in designing, building, implementing, and deploying data universes/data models.
  • Experience with establishing the reporting framework and supporting the self-service reporting capability.
  • Demonstrated experience in designing, building, implementing, and deploying enterprise reports, analytics, and dashboards.
  • Experience with leading, guiding, and mentoring a team of report developers delivering in a rapid deployment.
  • Ability to extrapolate business requirements, practices, and procedures into design specifications.
  • Ability to design reports in a logical, user friendly, and easy to understand format.
  • Hands-on experience with MS SQL Server 2008/2012, Oracle 11g/12c and Oracle Exadata.
  • Hands-on experience with deploying/upgrading OBIEE.
  • Hands-on experience in configuring OBIEE data security.
  • Ability to meet deadlines and deliver high quality work product.
  • Highly organized with the ability to multi-task.
  • High level of customer service.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Committed to ensuring data accuracy and quality within reports.
  • Accountable for actions within OBIEE 12c production environments (DEV, TEST & PROD).
  • OBIEE Certification.
  • Experience in Oracle Analytics, BI security and server administration.
  • Experience with Microsoft SharePoint.
  • Knowledge of Oracle Financials (PeopleSoft), and Primavera/P6 Analytics, Human Resources (Time and Labor), Kronos WFTK and Oracle Learning Management System (ELMS).

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