• Business Objects Reports & Universe Developer

    Location US-TX-Fort Worth | US-NH-Merrimack
    Posted Date 6 days ago(5/14/2018 10:08 AM)
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    Business Unit
    Information Technology
  • Overview

    The Business Objects Reports & Universe Developer will be responsible for developing and maintaining Business Object Reports/Universe(s) and associated data dictionaries for Elbit Systems of America. This candidate will interact with internal and external team members/stakeholders across multiple locations/business units and provide technical solutions for proactively improving access to organizational data stored in our data warehouse.


    • Develop and troubleshoot Business Objects reports and universes (45%)
    • Create and run UAT and validation of Business Objects reports and universes (15%)
    • Develop report prototypes and fine tune report deliverables with stakeholders using an agile approach. (20%)
    • Review and create technical requirements and translate into technical tasks and milestones to meet application specifications (5%)
    • Collaborate with BI team, functional teams across business units and other stakeholders to help develop and implement BI solutions (10%)
    • Assist with creation of data streams/conversions of data from multiple ERP data sources into the ESA data warehouse. (5%)


    Minimum Qualifications:


    Education (Highest Level Required/Preferred):

    Bachelor degree required. Masters preferred.


    Experience Required:



    Functional (Using Skill Set): 5-10 years

    Industry: 5-10 years


    Knowledge, Skills, Abilities Required (Unique and Measurable):

    • 4+ years of experience developing and troubleshooting Business Objects Reports, Web Intelligence, and Designer. BO v3.1 and v4.2
    • Proficient with SQL       and Entity Relationship diagrams
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills
    • Self-starter
    • Working knowledge of Data Warehousing concepts and principles
    • Experience with Unit testing in general and UAT Business object reports and universes specifically
    • Experience with developing report prototypes using an agile approach.
    • Demonstrated experience with the identification of risks/issues and recommend mitigating actions.
    • Experience producing metrics, creating documentation, and process workflows for all deliverables.
    • Demonstrated experience in translating customer requirements into technical tasks to validate that concise system specifications are met and ability to communicate requirements both technically and at a higher-level for non-IT personnel.


    • Experience with Oracle 10+ database technology.
    • Experience with SQL Server (2008 through 2014) and T-SQL language proficiency. 
    • Experience creating/compiling Data Dictionaries and associated documentation for Business Objects-related ERP source data and data warehouse schemas.
    • Preferred experience pulling data from multiple ERP systems such as BAAN, Oracle ERP, IFS, and others into a Data Warehouse.  Also familiarity with the use of data ETL platforms such as Datastage and Informatica DI/DQ is a plus


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