Microstrategy Administrator

We have a Manager searching for someone that will be responsible for all aspects of MicroStrategy Administration functions for projects, servers, user administration and security administration for BI projects. Also be able to support and troubleshoot Tableau projects/reports.

•Maintain project schemas across environments.
•Administer the change management process by promoting projects and objects through the various environments.
•Educate report developers with report development standards and define and enforce the standards during MicroStrategy Object promotions and for Tableau
•Manage, install, configure and maintain MicroStrategy and Tableau software releases; conduct analysis for new releases/upgrades and make recommendations as appropriate.
•Perform and schedule software installations and upgrades to operating systems and layered software packages, and maintains them in accordance with established IT policies and procedures.
•Determine priorities and define solution - what should be done and how to do it. This is applicable to projects/reports developed by internal and external development teams.
•Serve as a technical expert providing input to application design regarding environment, tuning, and administration requirements.
•Support MicroStrategy systems and Tableau and related infrastructures by resolving escalated and technically complex trouble tickets in a timely and efficient manner.
•May provide direction and guidance to less senior systems administrators to assist them in their role and understanding of more complex systems administration.
•Monitor and tune the system to achieve optimum performance levels.
•Maintain optimal performance of the application by conducting performance monitoring and tuning activities; utilize knowledge of best practices and industry standards to make recommendations regarding performance.
•Establish user security profiles and application security model.
•Maintain and increase technical knowledge by attending workshops and participating in professional development activities.
•Complete documentation of the tool and associated processes as required.
•Provide on-call 24×7 Production support as needed, on rotation

Job Description: Key Responsibilities/Job Functions:
-Responsible for the technical / systems analysis, design, development, unit testing, system integration testing, implementation and support of software applications, using existing and emerging technology platforms. Role includes custodian of the established architecture assuring that documented standards and procedures are adhered to and ensure the smooth interpretability of the applications. 
-Collaborating with IT Platform Management, work with the business to obtain the necessary clarity of the requirements at a function point context. Work with project managers, sponsors and other stakeholders to develop and plan technical strategies, agree upon project priorities and deliver applications that support business requirements. Also responsible for the Systems integration testing of applications prior to code release to Quality Assurance. 
-Applications Development professionals are responsible for working with their managers to assure their own continuing professional development for both technical and soft skills and that of their teams. At the more senior levels, application developers are expected to train others, participate in company and industry working groups, and encourage learning, sharing culture that supports development of innovative and effective business solutions. 
-Applications Development professionals will develop a thorough understanding of the businesses they support along with well-developed people and project management skills. They may apply these skills either within a narrow business focus or broadly across the firm.
-Provides functional / technical leadership to own team
-Self sufficient
-Has extensive implementation experience
-Works on multiple large or complex projects
-makes technical decisions
-Can articulate and communicate the application architecture
-technical consultant / mentor to others within and outside own group
-Oversees technical and functional documentation
-Understands impact of integrating third party solutions to overall systems architecture.
-Manages process for determining deliverables, resources, and schedules
-Oversees the development components under their management
-Manages small to medium technical issues to resolution.
-Leads the technical design, development and implementation of cross-functional, multi-platform application systems. 
-Analyzes, defines and documents requirements for data, workflow, logical processes, hardware and operating system environment. 
-Contributes to defining time tables and project plans; analyzes and estimates feasibility, cost, time, and compatibility with hardware and other programs. 
-Ensures that expected application performance levels are achieved. 
-Extends the leadership of the coding, system testing, implementation and documentation of solution.
-Takes lead for establishing, implementing and monitoring "best practices" for technical development methodologies and tools.
-Reviews and approves unit and integration testing for conformance to standards and adherence to design specifications. 
-Leads the development of design requirements, designs, tests, document and implements systems and programs.
-Extends expertise across multiple technical domains.
-Influences the development of plans and processes.
-Builds understanding of industry trends and practices for areas of domain expertise.
-Contributes to the development of standards in areas of domain expertise.
-Extends awareness of risks associated with application development and of potential impacts within IT, the business, and / or the firm's reputation.
-Incorporates risk planning and mitigation into work efforts.
-Determines staffing requirements and may select team members.
-Signs-off code reviews.

Experience and Education Preferred:
-Oracle, Informatica/Powercentre, ETL, SQL.
-Undergraduate degree or Technical Certificate.
-6 - 8 years equivalent experience.