Senior Technical Engineer - BI

Staff Ice Global (Bengaluru, KA, India) 7 days ago
6-8+ years IT experience in the areas of Data Warehousing and Business Intelligence

5+ years of MicroStrategy administration, including installation, configuration, monitoring and upgrades in large-scale enterprise environments on Linux platforms

3+ years of experience in using the below components in MicroStrategy

MicroStrategy integrity manager and creating automated reusable templates/components to enable automatic validation after code migration, version upgrade

MicroStrategy command manager to automate administrative and configuration tasks

MicroStrategy Architect and defining, ensuring optimized schema objects layer in MicroStrategy metadata layer

5+ years of experience working in a mixed methodology environment (Agile / waterfall / hybrid)

3+ years of experience working with a blended onsite and offshore staffing model and leading offshore team members on the technical deliverables

Experience in creating MicroStrategy java based SDK customizations and plug-ins

Skills and Abilities:

Proficient in Tableau / MicroStrategy administration on Windows, Linux and Azure Cloud platforms and writing PowerShell/ Unix shell scripts for automation needs

Proficient in managing Tableau / MicroStrategy Reporting server and web server clusters on physical hardware and virtual machines

Experience in designing and implementing disaster recovery strategy and mechanisms for MicroStrategy installations

In-depth understanding of IT infrastructure such as servers and storage systems, operating systems, virtualization platforms, and disaster recovery tools

Thorough knowledge of MicroStrategy architecture and all components of the Tableau/MicroStrategy product suite, including

Familiarity with data warehousing concepts and techniques such as dimensional modelling, star schemas, SQL language and SQL tuning

Strong analytical and problem-solving skill

Ability to communicate orally and in writing in a clear and straightforward manner with a broad range of technical and non-technical users and stakeholders

Ability to handle multiple concurrent projects and tasks

Ability to prioritize, organize, make decisions and solve problems while working under pressure

Ability to work both independently and in collaboration with other team members

Proactive and focused on results and success; conveys a sense of urgency and drives issues to closure

Should be a team player and leader, flexible, hardworking, and self-motivated and have a positive outlook with the ability to take on difficult initiatives and challenges

Mandatory Technical / Functional Skills:

Strong Technical server administration & performance tuning skills in Microsoft Power BI & other BI Tools like MicroStrategy, Tableau etc

Good exposure to migration from MSTR & Tableau to Microsoft Power BI

Good knowledge on features / capabilities in Power BI, MSTR, Tableau.

Good exposure & certification on Azure cloud

Serve as a technical support contact for BI Reporting Tools. Work with Microsoft Technical support to resolve issues requiring vendor assistance.

Govern the BI environment and continuously optimize the environment via governing settings, VLDB settings, and other mechanisms.

Fine tune BI Reporting project, I-server, and Web server configuration settings

Proactively monitor and maintain the stability of the environment by leveraging MicroStrategy monitoring tools, Enterprise Manager Reports, and system monitoring tools such as SolarWinds and HP OpenView

Perform user administration, including creation of users and groups, removing inactive users, and conducting license audits to ensure adherence to licensing requirements

Develop automated mechanisms for deploying MicroStrategy projects and configuration changes across the various environments

Knowledge in power bi dashboard development to manage migration of dashboards from MSTR, Tableau to Power BI

Support development teams for package, object and code migrations across environments

Perform package review before migration to make sure it follows the established standards and best practices. Proactively detect any potential issues the package might cause

Implement shared attributes and metrics in MicroStrategy semantic layer

Deploy and troubleshoot web and mobile customizations developed in MicroStrategy SDK

Develop and maintain technical documentation for MicroStrategy environment configuration, development and administration guidelines/standards, support issues and maintenance

Maintain onboarding documents and provide onboarding/coaching for new BI employees and contractors

Provide regular status reports to management

Serve as MicroStrategy/Tableau SME covering MicroStrategy/Tableau Architecture, Administration, Hardware platforms and suggesting Technology Roadmap to Director


MicroStrategy 10 Certified Application Administrator

MicroStrategy 10 Certified Application Engineer or MCE / MCEP certifications are big plus

Senior Technical Engineer - BI

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