IT PROGRAMMER ANALYST

Herndon, VA, US

Job purpose

 

The main responsibility of this job will be to play a key role in our expanding Tableau and Cognos Business Intelligence initiatives and other projects that will leverage technology to drive internal business process optimization.  Additional responsibilities of this role will be to collaborate with the user community to design, develop, and implement dashboards and reporting solutions across multiple business functions that positively impact the bottom line.  These tasks and other business process optimization projects will ultimately drive business value and improve user productivity.  This role will also play an important part in supporting the day to day user activity and critical business processes.   

 

Duties and responsibilities

 

Essential duties and responsibilities include the following:

 

  • Design, develop, and implement Tableau dashboards and reporting solutions
  • Assist in maintaining/updating existing Tableau content, leverage multiple data sets in creating new content
  • Creating and updating Tableau data sources
  • Tableau site support, including user and group management, permissions, job monitoring, etc.
  • Work with Cognos Business Intelligence users to create/modify reports as needed.
  • Collaborate with the user community to design, develop, and implement technology solutions across multiple business functions that positively impact the bottom line.  This includes identifying data needs, facilitating ETL process requirements, developing data sources and building reports and dashboards.
  • Provide user support for Production issues.
  • Develop, enhance and leverage your leadership and project management skills by participating on large, medium, or small project teams focused on delivering business solutions leveraging technology.
  • Work effectively in a virtual team environment and demonstrate high ethical standards.
  • Keep current on new technologies and personal productivity tools.

 

 

Qualifications

 

Qualifications include:

 

  • 3+ years of experience in data analysis and dashboard development in Tableau required.  Tableau Desktop Certified a plus.
  • Experience creating and updating data sources is required.
  • Experience with SQL is required, as well as relational database technologies (MS SQL Server preferred).
  • Experience in Tableau site management a plus.
  • Tableau viz samples a plus.
  • 1+ years of experience in the design, development and implementation of business reporting applications, data warehouses, OLAP modeling, and one or more business intelligence tools (Cognos preferred).
  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Computer Science, Engineering, Business Administration, related field or equivalent professional work experience.
  • Working knowledge of ERP business concepts, such as accounts receivable, accounts payable, general ledgers is preferred
  • Professional, hardworking, positive attitude with a willingness to learn and apply multiple technologies to creatively exceed the customer’s expectations and drive business value.
  • Good listening, written and oral communication skills with the natural ability and interest in delivering exceptional customer service to the user community.
  • Ability to work effectively in a virtual team environment and demonstrate high ethical standards.
  • Quick learner with strong analytical, problem solving skills that can produce quality work in a timely fashion.
  • Effective time & work management skills with an awareness of system development lifecycle, project planning and organization, project control and contingency planning skills.
  • Demonstrates high levels of self-motivation and initiative and is comfortable in a fast paced, get it done environment.
  • Solid potential with personal interest to develop self and expand role within the IT organization.
  • Willing to travel when required.

 

Working conditions

 

Beacon's competitive advantage is our people and our value proposition is the differentiator. 

-— Christopher Harrison
Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer 


Nearest Major Market: Washington DC