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BI Systems Administrator III
Ref No.: 18-07231
Location: Irving, Texas
Position Type:Direct Placement
Start Date: 06/14/2018
The client is a world leading solutions provider in new aviation parts and aftermarket supply-chain management services for the aerospace and defense industries. , The client markets and distributes products for more than 240 manufacturers and offers approximately 2,000,000 catalog items from 40 customer service centers strategically located around the world in North America, Europe, and Asia-Pacific.
Technology is in the middle of everything we do. Our mission is "to be the world's leading technology-based provider of aerospace parts and related support services”. Our strategy leverages the best software available and with a solid and robust technology foundation in place, we are shifting our focus to innovation and differentiation.
The BI Systems Administrator III provides technical and administrative support to our Business Intelligence (BI) platform(s). Assists in the design and administration of the platform, ensuring system performance and stability and oversight of BI operations.
  • Participates in the planning and execution of major platform software upgrades and maintenance
  • Performs trend analysis of system logs, audits, management data, etc. to identify performance issues and drive improvements
  • Handles triage production issues when they occur in conjunction with other application & business users to ensure resolutions
  • Maintains BI systems and plan for future scale or new technologies
  • Maintains ETL operations and data warehousing environment
  • Enforces migration governance and best practices. Holds responsibility for up-time and performance of the Spotfire reporting environment
  • Works with third party vendors and consultants on system upgrades, updates/changes
  • Serves as the primary technical point of contact on BI platform server engagements of moderate to high complexity including service tickets
  • Manages BI security and provides after business hours support for production BI systems
  • Assumes active role in project management activities, including timeline, activity reports, and status updates to ensure timely and successful execution by project teams
  • Completes special projects and other duties as assigned

Job Requirements
  • Minimum 4 years experience
  • Bachelors degree in related field. Equivalent experience in lieu of degree may be considered.
  • Windows Server 2012R2
  • Comprehensive Spotfire 7.6+ administration in a multi-node, clustered enterprise eviron, including troubleshooting, maintenance, performance monitoring and optimization
  • Apache Tomcat 8 administration
  • Familiar with ETL
  • Familiar with SQL
  • Familiar with HTML5
  • Root Cause Analysis, implementing corrective actions, establishing standards and best practices
  • Experience addressing real-world analytic problems using quantitative approaches
  • Excellent written, oral, and presentation skills; ability to communicate in a clear, precise, and actionable manner
  • Able to work with scripting languages (PowerShell, Python, VBScript, etc.)
Preferred Skills
  • Knowledge of ETL best practices
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
  • Oracle 11g/12c
  • SQL Server 2012, 2014
  • TOAD 11.5+
  • LDAP – Active Directory
  • Some experience with desktop support helpful
  • General knowledge of SAP
  • SAP BO (BOBJ 4.2/BODS)
  • Crystal Reports
  • Web Intelligence
  • 1-3 years TERR administration and configuration
  • Information Link/Data Modeling
  • 1-3 years Automation Services Job builder
  • Spotfire Web Service API Integration
Preferred Certification
Windows Server 2012 MCSA/MCSE certification