Senior Data Warehouse Analyst

Job ID : 67 - Advertised : 2011-05-18 - Closing Date: 4749-04-13 or to apply
Company Name : MathWorks
  Approximate Salary: Negotiable
Location : Natick,Massachusetts   Country : United States
Industry : IT-Software/Software Services   Position Type : Full-Time
Experience Level : 8 Years   Education Level : Bachelors Degree

MathWorks, a fast-paced leading edge software company, is actively recruiting for individuals with Business Intelligence and Data Warehousing expertise.

Job Title:  Senior Data Warehouse Analyst / Developer

Job Location:  US-Natick MA – 17 miles from Boston

Percent Travel:  None to Minimal


Job Summary:

The Sr. Data Warehouse Analyst works closely with the business areas and with the rest of the data warehouse team, to gather business reporting requirements and translate them into data mart designs and into working Business Objects Universes.  Day to day responsibilities include: systems analysis, requirements definition, data modeling, Universe design and documentation, some limited ETL development, and end user support/mentoring.


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  • Gather reporting requirements as part of a project team.  Help translate those requirements into working data model designs.
  • Become expert in multiple business/data areas, with respect to analysis and reporting, including our Installed Base (Software Licensing), Product Activation, Revenue, and other Finance areas.
  • Learn the data models of source systems and target reporting databases, as well as the underlying data, and leverage that knowledge in support of users and reporting projects.
  • Design and maintain the Business Objects Universes.
  • Provide day-to-day support and mentoring to end users.  Our business "power users" do the report-writing and BI application-building; this role will be a reporting-tools expert that is an available resource that those internal customers consult with.
  • Coordinate the Data Warehouse QA process (author test plans, assist with conducting tests).
  • Project Management for assigned projects.



Broadly, this role requires someone with both business and IT capabilities:  Someone who can work with and quickly understand a certain business unit's needs, and translate them into technical results.  Being a data-happy person who can glean understanding from a data model is a strong plus.  More specifically, we're looking for:

  • 8+ years of total IT & Business experience
  • 4+ Years of experience with Business Intelligence tools such as Crystal, Business Objects, Microsoft SSRS, or Oracle OBIEE.
  • 4+ years of direct experience with BI or DW projects over the full development lifecycle
  • Expert communication and negotiation skills
  • Expert systems analysis skills
  • Expert SQL coding/querying skills
  • Experience with relational database design/modeling; prior experience with modeling tools such as ERstudio or ERwin is desirable
  • Experience leading projects
  • B.S. degree in MIS/IT or business-related field
  • Experience with software industry or exposure to Finance area a plus


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IT at MathWorks:

MathWorks is a highly successful company that heavily leverages IT to strategic advantage for our development and business areas.  MathWorks IT is a worldwide team of bright, motivated, high performing people, who build and implement solutions that improve our business.  We’re always looking for innovative technologies or processes that improve the way we design, develop, deploy and support IT solutions.

We have the time, funding, and culture to “do the right thing”:  As a privately-held company committed to continuous improvement, we have requirements driven -- not budget driven -- decision making processes.  We give ourselves the time to design solutions right and have implemented an IT follow-the-sun support model leveraging the expertise of our worldwide IT staff.

Want to work in a place that has a culture that fosters collaboration, information sharing, ongoing training and challenging work, so you can grow your expertise?  MathWorks is it.   We have a modern and sophisticated IT environment, and are already realizing the benefits of virtualization, mobile computing, SOA, enterprise data warehousing, cloud computing, and modern web application frameworks such as Ruby on Rails.

MathWorks has excellent facilities with modern offices, meeting spaces and computing tools that enable you to get your job done, plus a full selection of sugary, caffeinated and healthier choice beverages to keep you going.   Join us, and take your IT career to a whole new level!


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