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Senior Solutions Engineer
Ref No.: 18-07903
Location: New York City, New York
Title: Senior Solutions Engineer
Location: NYC, NY

Job Description: We are seeking a Senior Solutions Engineer to provide technical leadership for a project focused on the analysis of existing Essbase cubes and associated data and calculations owned by our Finance team, followed up with recommendations to improve the approach. The ideal candidate will have an extensive background in Essbase and demonstrated business acumen, coupled with experience in the Financial Services industry.

Principal Responsibilities:
• Work with multiple stakeholders to analyze existing Essbase cubes and associated calculations and allocations
• Document current state and existing pain points
• Understand business and technical requirements, and make recommendations for improvements to more effectively solve current and future business problems
• Develop code to improve Essbase cubes to support additional business needs
• Help business understand when Essbase may not be the optimal technical solution and propose alternatives

Competencies for Success and Required Qualifications:
• BA/BS degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related discipline, with at least 4 years of experience developing successful Essbase implementations
• Batch scripting and MAXL scripting including logging and error handling
• Experience in the allocation of data using Essbase and/or other technologies
• Cognos Framework and report development experience is desirable
• Strong problem solving and structuring skills, with ability to bring actionable insights through effective communication
• Ability to work independently as well as in team environment, providing structure in ambiguous situations
• Ability to independently and quickly ramp up on new business and technical concepts

There is only one person currently with Essbase knowledge so they want to add one more Essbase developer to train under him then redesign the system and do some upgrades and add functionality. This will be a true in depth Essbase developer. They need to be a SME not just somebody that has partial knowledge as they will be taking over as the main Essbase developer. Financial background would be helpful, though not required.

For more details please contact:

Prasanna Pradhan
Direct: 703-889-6873