Senior Business Intelligence Specialist
Company: Magellan Health Services
Location: Rancho Cordova
Posted on: January 25, 2023
Deliver against business intelligence objectives including
creating solutions for information delivery and data analytics
projects with the goal of empowering and enabling business users
with actionable information.Expectations include independently
analyzing, designing, and developing business intelligence and
analytics solutions using coding standards and best practices in
close partnership with business teams, architecture, and IT
leaders; as well as, mentoring junior staff by providing guidance
and design consultation.
- Independently creates solutions that provide accurate
information quickly to the organization.
- Analyzes, designs and builds reports, dashboards or other
business intelligence components as needed.
- Responsible for development initiatives that may drive the
creation of new data assets or information exchange to support the
creation of decision support applications or business
- Work closely with other staff to identify levels of effort and
task dependencies as assigned by the Manager.
- Provides technical guidance on the creation of database tables,
objects, assets and/or cubes utilizing commonly accepted
methodologies and best practices for dimensional modeling and
normal forms. Leads the creation of data marts as needed.
- Trains and mentors business intelligence and analytics staff on
use of new technologies, design and development approaches and the
application of established standards and best practices for
business intelligence development and data design.
- Collaborates with other developers on the application of
standards and best practices and contributes to the evolution of
best practices and standards aimed at improving scalability,
performance and maintainability; as well as, mentoring junior staff
on the use and value of those standards.
- Oversees and/or participates in the research and evaluation of
new business intelligence, analytics and/or data visualization
- Determines the best technologies to use for our environment
considering future direction, risk, consistency and return on
- Considers the technology changes that have taken place over the
years and helps project the trends for the future.Trains and
mentors programming staff on use of newly acquired/adopted
- Creates architecture and/or design documents that may be needed
to initiate new development efforts, which may come from knowledge
of the overall environment or incoming requirements and
- Reviews incoming projects to determine if existing
technologies/capabilities can support the needs of the incoming
- Demonstrates the ability to work collaboratively or
autonomously (based on the situation) on the design, creation and
maintenance of metadata layers that provide easy to understand and
accurate representations of our physical data structures and that
allow the organization's user communities to derive value and
insights from our data assets.
- Will support, either through consultation, coaching, mentoring
or by specifically performing the necessary tasks independently,
the analysis, designs and development of reports, dashboards or
data sources as needed.
- Maintain communication with customers, internal and external,
to facilitate analysis and troubleshooting for production issues or
to ensure high levels of customer focus relating to business
intelligence and analytics solutions.
Other Job Requirements
A bachelor's degree in business intelligence, management
information systems, mathematics, statistics, analytics, computer
and information sciences or similar is required. Will substitute
seven years of direct experience in business intelligence, data
analytics or statistics in lieu of a bachelor's degree.
4+ years of work experience in BI or related discipline, other
employment or volunteer activities or demonstrated proficiency in
Business Intelligence/Analytics project activities through
successful initiatives that demonstrate competence that goes beyond
what is typical of individuals with 4+ years of work
Prior experience as a Business Intelligence Developer or Data
Analyst supporting business intelligence, reporting, analytics or
data warehouse projects.
Experience researching and implementing new information systems in
a business setting.
Demonstrated experience using multiple databases and tools and
using leading business intelligence, analytics or data
Familiarity with a broad range of data platforms (e.g., Oracle, SQL
Server, MySQL, Hadoop, Netezza, Teradata, RedShift, Snowflake) and
Business Intelligence/data visualization
tools/platforms/environments (IBM Cognos, SAS, R, Qlik, OracleBI
and SQL Server Reporting Services/PowerBI, Micros Strategy,
Tableau) is required.
Hands-on knowledge of data warehousing and business intelligence
concepts, including various forms of modeling (dimensional and
relational) and warehousing strategies.
The ability to quickly learn and apply new technologies while
considering the business needs and direction. Experience serving as
the senior member on business intelligence or analytics/data
warehousing projects with responsibility for design and approach
decisions on projects.
The ability to overcome technical, political, environmental, and/or
product owner related impediments to drive results.
General Job Information
Senior Business Intelligence Specialist
Work Experience - Required
Business Intelligence, IT
Work Experience - Preferred
Education - Required
A Combination of Education and Work Experience May Be Considered.,
Bachelors - Computer and Information Science, Bachelors -
Information Technology, Bachelors - Mathematics, Bachelors -
Education - Preferred
License and Certifications - Required
License and Certifications - Preferred
This information reflects the anticipated base salary range for
this position based on current national data. Minimums and maximums
may vary based on location. Actual pay will be adjusted based on an
individual's skills, experience, education, and other job-related
factors permitted by law.
This position may be eligible for short-term incentives as well as
a comprehensive benefits package. Magellan offers a broad range of
health, life, voluntary and other benefits and perks that enhance
your physical, mental, emotional and financial wellbeing.
Magellan Health, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer
and a Tobacco-free workplace. EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled.
Every employee must understand, comply with and attest to the
security responsibilities and security controls unique to their
position; and comply with all applicable legal, regulatory, and
contractual requirements and internal policies and procedures.
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