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SAP Data Analyst - BO in Houston, TX at Search Services

Date Posted: 3/28/2018

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Job Description

SUMMARY: 

A global company based in Houston, TX is seeking a SAP Data Analyst for a direct hire role. 

DESCRIPTION:

The Global Data and Analytics Team is responsible for Enterprise and Self-Service Reporting, Analytics, Planning and Data Management solutions in all business areas and functions.

The Data & Analytics Specialist is a core member of the team responsible for establishing and propagating processes for business users to access data using Analytical tools to build and deploy value driven business solutions.

The primary result is the sustained improvements in reporting and analytics productivity, decision support and business performance.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND ACCOUNTABILITIES:

Contribute and evangelize the execution of Data and Analytics Vision and Strategy, in alignment with leadership priorities, business stakeholder requirements, and business unit requirements. Educate and train business power users to build reports, dashboards and connect to data while also providing visual best practices and design guidance to achieve data-driven decisions.

Work with Business and IT stakeholders to understand requirements, data sets, key success criteria, and issues which can be solved using analytics and/or data science techniques and provide accurate estimate. Develop rapid prototyping to facilitate requirements and design discussions.

Align and keep update with Data and Analytics Strategy, Roadmap, Architecture standard and Governance process. Design and develop dynamic reports and interactive visualizations utilizing various reporting components from multiple data sources.

Manage data source and content publishing, users and user groups. Monitor, maintain and optimize production systems. Investigate and resolve incidents reported by users. Identify opportunities to automate, consolidate and simplify platform.

Manage assigned activities within time, cost and technical objectives. May manage small projects with internal or external resources.

REQUIREMENTS:

Bachelor's degree required.

5+ years hands-on reporting design and development experience with Data and Analytics tools such as SAP BusinessObjects Analysis for Office, Lumira, Design Studio, Tableau and Power BI in a BW or HANA environment. Experience with global enterprise environment or major consulting firm is a plus.

Develop complex data models using tools such as HANA or BOBJ Universe to federate data from multiple data sources. Report and dashboard performance tuning. Design report and dashboard security roles.

  • Functional experience in one of more business functions. Define KPI and metrics.

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE:

Hands-on experience of SAP Analytics Cloud, Business Objects Lumira, Crystal Reports, WebI, Predictive Analytics, Data Services and Information Steward.

  • Hands-on experience of Tableau and Power BI.
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  • Understanding of statistics and mathematical techniques to solve real business problems using tools such as R and Python.
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  • Project Management skills to lead a project and develop plan, assign tasks, estimate effort, and follow up and report on progress.