Business Intelligence Analyst in Western Governors University at Tampa, FL

  • Full Time
  • Tampa, FL
  • Applications have closed

Website Western Governors University

This listing is about Western Governors University in Tampa, FL
in 2022

About the job

If you’re passionate about building a better future for individuals, communities, and our country—and you’re committed to working hard to play your part in building that future—consider WGU as the next step in your career.

Driven by a mission to expand access to higher education through online, competency-based degree programs, WGU is also committed to being a great place to work for a diverse workforce of student-focused professionals. The university has pioneered a new way to learn in the 21st century, one that has received praise from academic, industry, government, and media leaders. Whatever your role, working for WGU gives you a part to play in helping students graduate, creating a better tomorrow for themselves and their families.

Job Description

Job Profile Summary:

The principal function of the BI developer is to build ETL processes and develop canned and ad-hoc BI reports. WGU is a growing at more than 15% annually and has made substantial investments in increasing analytic capabilities.

The BI developer will be responsible for delivering efficient and effective BI solutions on time. They will code and work through the development cycle for ETL jobs and BI. The BI developer will understand business requirements and design optimal and efficient ETL processes for data acquisition. They will develop, deploy, manage and revise reports. They will design and implement data quality audits.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Develop and build data acquisition ETL processes and BI reports at Western Governors University
  • Work closely and communicate effectively with business users and stakeholders.
  • Troubleshoot data issues.
  • Develop and deploy complex BI reports and dashboards in Cognos and Tableau. Manage change requests.
  • Code and perform unit testing of developed code.
  • Design process and business audits for data quality.
  • Perform data discovery from new data sources and make data available for reporting. (Different data types including JSON, XML, delimited sources, web services)
  • Follow agile development methodology for timely and precise delivery of bi reports for end users.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skill and Abilities:

  • Excellent communication and documentation skills
  • Works well in a team environment
  • Development code management and migrating code in different environments.
  • SQL programming
  • Ability to analyze and understand data sources and design a data model for data capture and ETL.
  • Ability to identify bugs and apply fixes. Check data sanity and integrity by means of process audits.
  • Ability to work effectively with other developers, business users, and the infrastructure team.
  • Ability to manage time between ad-hoc and formal reporting work.
  • Higher Education domain knowledge
  • Expertise with BI reporting tools, preferably Cognos and/or Tableau
  • Expertise in ETL tool for importing and exporting data across multiple systems using delimited files, web services.
  • Expertise in working with different databases and BI toolsets.
  • Use of industry best practices for code development, testing, implementation and documentation.
  • Multitasking with ability to prioritize work based on the organization needs.
  • Continuous improvement mindset
  • Experience with agile sprint management tools such as JIRA.
  • Ability to define process and business audits for data integrity.
  • Validation and testing skills to analyze, debug and fix issues.


Organizational Impact:

  • Works to achieve operational targets within job areas impacting department, function, or office results.
  • Work is performed independently on moderately complex projects and assignments with some guidance required for direction and complex tasks. Sets objectives for oneself to meet the goals of projects or assignments.

Problem Solving & Decision Making:

  • Responsible for employing adjustments or recommended enhancements to systems and processes to solve problems or improve the job area’s effectiveness while leveraging a systems-thinking approach.
  • Problems faced may require an understanding of a broader set of issues and job areas.

Communication & Influence:

  • Collaborates with contacts typically within the job area to obtain or provide information requiring some explanation or interpretation.

Leadership & Talent Management

  • May provide guidance and assistance to entry-level professionals and or support employees.
  • Demonstrates the WGU leadership principles in all aspects of service to students, employees, and partners of WGU.

Job Qualifications:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree (Management Information Systems, Computer Science, or a related field) and 2+ years of related experience, or an advanced degree without experience.
  • Three or more years of experience as a BI analyst/developer.
  • Physical Requirements:

  • Prolonged periods sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
  • Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds at times.
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    As an equal opportunity employer, WGU recognizes that our strength lies in our people. We are committed to diversity.

    Company: Western Governors University

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    Job Location: Tampa, FL

    Application Deadline: N/A

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