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Microstrategy Administrator in Columbus, OH at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 4/15/2019

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Job Description

Job #:  950706

Huntington Bank is looking for a MicroStrategy business intelligence administrator in our Data Technology organization. In this role you will support the group in pushing the limits of continuous improvement and innovation using business intelligence technology as a lever. As the MicroStrategy Administrator, you will report to the Director of Data Platforms and work closely with the Chief Data & Architecture Office and Data Technology organization, to enable and inform the business and technology strategies for our long-term data and analytics strategy and vision for the company. If you consider data a strategic asset, evangelize the value of good analytics and insights, are an experienced thought-leader in business intelligence, and have a deep understanding of reporting and analytics, this role is for you. You will be responsible for the enterprise MicroStrategy platform in the cloud, including innovations in efficiency and enabling next-generation capabilities. You will participate in the definition of the strategic roadmap for data technology and be responsible for executing data platform initiatives. You will partner with other Data Technology organization and CDAO leads to architect and enable an effective data ecosystem, as well as key leaders in business and technology to understand and support their needs. You will lead the administration and maintenance of our cloud-based MicroStrategy tools and services. You will be part of a learning culture and fast paced environment, where teamwork and collaboration are essential.

As part of your day to day tasks you will be working with development teams, business users, management and infrastructure teams in supporting their needs and environment. Your team will get support for governing and architecting the platform; your team will be responsible for defining, managing and exceeding service levels (technology currency, capacity, performance, availability), improving processes, implementing controls, and managing access -- supporting the enterprise through an evolutionary progression of its data and analytics ecosystem.


Key Responsibilities

  • Define best practices and usage guidelines for AWS cloud-based MicroStrategy platform
  • Govern and continuously optimize the MicroStrategy environment via controls, VLDB settings, and other mechanisms
  • Fine tune MicroStrategy 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, AWS Cloud Watch
  • Plan and implement patch updates and new version upgrades
  • Perform Installation, configuration and deployment of MicroStrategy platform and clients; Manage security including user setup process, LDAP integration, role-based access control and user interface portals and interfaces
  • Work with DBAs to set up and test new data sources used by MicroStrategy
  • Implement patches and other day-to-day MicroStrategy content administration tasks including
  • promotion of folders, reports, and users
  • Maintain production/non-production environments, including implementation, testing, and documentation of new and updated MicroStrategy reporting/configuration management
  • Support developers by troubleshooting reporting issues related to MicroStrategy configurations and/or cubes/reports/dashboards
  • Create MicroStrategy schema objects and application objects, using MicroStrategy desktop and architect and Migrate packages of new MicroStrategy reports from QA to production.
  • Resolve production and non-prod environment issues submitted thru Incident Process and submit change controls with necessary approvals for Prod and QA Changes.
  • Develop and maintain project documentation and technical documentation for MicroStrategy environment configuration, development and administration guidelines/standards, support issues and maintenance.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • 4+ years of experience as a MicroStrategy administrator with hands-on experience in configuring Enterprise Manager, Integrity Manager, Command Manager, and Narrowcast Server
  • 4+ years of experience with MicroStrategy architecture, MicroStrategy Intelligence Server and all components of the MicroStrategy product suite, including MicroStrategy Architect, MicroStrategy Developer, Enterprise Manager, Cube Advisor,  Integrity Manager, Object Manager, System Manager, SDK, Distribution Services, Transactional Services, Visual Insight, and MicroStrategy Mobile


Preferred Qualifications:

  • An additional 4 years of military experience in related field, or equivalent professional certification will be considered in lieu of Bachelor's degree
  • Experience as MicroStrategy developer and query trouble shooting, and performance tuning with Very Large Data Base (VLDB) settings
  • Familiarity with data warehousing concepts and techniques such as dimensional modeling, star schemas, SQL and SQL query tuning.
  • Good problem-solving, communication and interpersonal skills for interacting and collaborating with developers, analysts, and business staff throughout the organization
  • Experience with Amazon Web Services infrastructure-as-a-service for MicroStrategy
  • Experience with SQL Server and IBM DB2
  • Experience with other business intelligence, visualization, and self-service analytics platforms
  • Experience in Financial Services industry or with financial applications









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