Note: Not all unique aspects of the job are covered by this job description Job Code: 4823Job Grade: L The School of Humanities and Sciences IT team (H&S IT) works with University IT, our peer IT organizations, and external partners to support stakeholders in the Dean's Office, and in our academic departments and programs throughout the school. Our mission is to further the academic mission of the school through the use of technology by making administration more efficient and teaching, learning, and research more effective. The H&S IT team values collaboration, working cross-functionally both within the team and with our colleagues across H&S and the University. The team encourages a fun environment and takes pride in their work to support the University.
The School of Humanities and Sciences Data Architect is the lead technical resource responsible for the evolution of our business intelligence (BI) program by supporting existing, and designing future BI solutions, providing hands-on technical support and new systems development, and setting standards for and directing the work of our business intelligence technical team. Why Stanford is for You Imagine a world without search engines or social platforms. Consider lives saved through first-ever organ transplants and research to cure illnesses. Stanford University has revolutionized the way we live and enrich the world. Supporting this mission is our diverse and dedicated 17,000 staff. We seek talent driven to impact the future of our legacy. Our cultureand unique perksempower you with:
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Final offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of national criminal background check, national sex offender registry search and, where applicable, driving record. JOB PURPOSE: Perform difficult or complex BI programming and analysis work typically involving multi-project leadership or broad responsibility. Contribute to all phases of a project, including systems analysis, program design, development, and implementation. Work on systems and programs typically covering two or more functions, large single functions, or major portions of large functions, interfacing with other complex systems and programs. Provide innovative programming and analysis skills. CORE DUTIES*:
Propose, conceptualize, design, implement, develop, and document solutions for difficult and complex business intelligence solutions independently.
Gather, analyze, and communicate requirements with business stakeholders
Interpret and translate business requirements into technical design and solutions
Oversee testing, debugging, change control, and documentation for BI projects.
Supervise professional staff, as necessary, working on all phases of BI development projects.
Engage in long-term strategic planning.
Define complex business intelligence development administration and programming standards.
Oversee and take part in the support, maintenance, operation, and upgrades of business intelligence solutions applications.
Troubleshoot and resolve complex technical problems.
Review the physical design of existing BI systems for optimizing performance.
Lead projects, as necessary, for special systems and application development in areas of complex problems.
Work with other technical professionals to develop standards and implement best practices.
* - Other duties may also be assigned MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Education & Experience: Bachelor's degree and ten years of relevant experience, or a combination of education and relevant experience. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Ability to quickly learn and adapt to new technologies and programming tools.
Significant demonstrated experience in designing, developing, testing, and deploying BI enterprise data and ETL architecture solutions.
Expert understanding of data design, architecture, integration, modeling, and analysis, relational databases, and data warehouses in support of high-performance analytics environments.
Expert SQL programmer
In-depth knowledge and hands-on experience with Oracle databases (12g), Informatica ETL applications, OBIEE, and Tableau.
Thorough understanding of all aspects of software development life cycle and quality control practices.
Ability to define and solve logical problems for highly technical applications.
Strong communication skills with both technical and non-technical clients.
Demonstrated experience leading activities on structured team development projects.
Ability to select, adapt, and effectively use a variety of programming methods.
Ability to recognize and recommend needed changes in user and/or operations procedures.
Certifications and Licenses: None PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS*:
Constantly perform desk-based computer tasks.
Frequently sit, grasp lightly/fine manipulation.
Occasionally stand/walk, writing by hand.
Rarely use a telephone, lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh up to 10 pounds.
* - Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of the job. WORKING CONDITIONS:
May work extended hours, evening and weekends.
Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations.
Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned.
Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the University's Administrative Guide, http://adminguide.stanford.edu.
'Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of the job.'
Location: School of Humanities and Sciences, California, United States Schedule: Classification Level:
Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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