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Bay Area Microsoft Business Intelligence User Group Message Board › Job Opportunity - Senior Business Intelligence Analyst - Illumina, Inc - San

Job Opportunity - Senior Business Intelligence Analyst - Illumina, Inc - San Diego, CA

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Why is one person more likely to develop a disease—like cancer, diabetes or Parkinson’s—than someone else? Why would one person respond differently to treatment than another? Illumina’s technologies are helping researchers around the world to answer these questions and others, on a scale not even possible a few years ago.

Illumina is the only life sciences company developing genome-wide technologies for genotyping, gene expression and sequencing—the three cornerstones of modern genetic analysis. By enabling studies of thousands of patient samples at once, our products set genetic discovery on fast forward. And we’re just getting started.

Senior Business Intelligence Analyst (San Diego, CA - #2841)

Job Summary:

The Business Intelligence Analyst will work on the analysis and implementation of Business Intelligence solutions in support of the reporting needs of the business. This individual will work within the Global Information Services group in a fast-paced environment.

Tasks and Responsibilities:
• Assist in the administration and support of reporting tools to provide reporting, ad-hoc query and dashboard solutions and capabilities
• Manage support tickets, acquire appropriate approval for user requests, and track open requests
• Evaluate and prioritize tasks; troubleshoot and analyze complex issues
• Drive business process development and improvement as well as productivity improvements
• Coordinate the design, implementation, and maintenance of complex BI solutions; coordinate activities with other technical personnel as appropriate
• Work from specifications to design, develop and maintain Cognos data infrastructure to provide users with the tools they need to do their jobs more efficiently
• Translate business requirements into data warehouse design and devise sustaining strategies
• Work with project leads, users, and business systems analysts to define and develop data warehouses, cubes, data modeling requirements and functional and technical documentation
• Support Cognos Enterprise Planning including troubleshooting error messages, working with Cognos Support on open cases and restoring Contributor Admin Console applications
• Perform Cognos administration tasks including security, software installations, configuration updates and troubleshooting environment issues
• Test models and solutions to verify requirements are met
• Provide ongoing Data Quality/Support/Data Stewardship
• Develop procedures to administer Cognos
• Follow Sarbanes-Oxley regulations in the administration of Cognos
• Train end-users on the use of BI Tools
• Perform other related tasks as required


Preferred educational background:
• Bachelor’s degree in an IT-related field


Required experiential background:
• Experience with decision support/Business Intelligence tools and applications (Cognos (preferred) or Microsoft SSAS, or BIDS, or Business Objects, or SAP BI, or Oracle Hyperion, etc)
• Ability to translate loosely defined business problems into sets of objectives, with concise and logical requirements
• Solid analytical skills and the ability to effectively derive and develop requirements and designs
• Ability to decompose complex problems into addressable components
• Strong database development skills (T-SQL, etc)
• Knowledge of relational and dimensional data modeling including ETL (broad based information technology experience including metadata, data profiling, and data cleansing)
• Experience in a fast-paced, corporate, ERP-based environment.
• Effective time management skills. Ability to interface with all levels of management and employees (verbal and written). Must be able to establish and maintain good relations to understand and readily adapt to changing demands and needs of management
• Detail-oriented individual who takes direction, is a team player, and is able to work independently
• Results-oriented ability to respond to a rapidly changing business environment and the ability to maintain focus on business value
• Strong project management skills
• Ability to interface well with cross-functional teammates
• Excellent interpersonal skills.


Preferred experiential background:
• Experience with Cognos 8 highly preferred
• Experience with Cognos Enterprise Planning (Analyst, Contributor, Contributor Admin Console) preferred
• JD Edwards-EnterpriseOne a plus
• Microsoft SQL SSIS, SSAS, SSRS, BIDS a plus
• SalesForce.com experience a plus
• Familiarity with star schema and data warehousing design concepts
• Experience in Biotech or other high tech industry a plus

When you join the high-performing team at Illumina, your work takes on new meaning—to an exponential degree. Our growth, our positive culture, and the impact our products are having in the world ignite a passion that drives our people forward. And together, we accomplish beyond expectations.

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www.illumina.com/careers
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