George Mason University, Information Technology Services (ITS) – located on the Fairfax, Va., campus—invites applications for a MicroStrategy Developer position within the Enterprise Applications, Business Intelligence Services team. George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason's academic and culturally inclusive environment.
Developing complex reports, modifying existing reports and providing technical support to University MicroStrategy report writers
Assisting with functional and performance testing for new and existing reports
Performing administrative duties such as, system monitoring, installation and upgrade of Business Intelligence software, development of automated scripting, performance tuning, and troubleshooting
Working with our system administrators, as well as other departments such as system engineering and database administration, to ensure that MicroStrategy is performing well and is available to users
BS or higher degree in computer science or related field; or equivalent combination of education and experience;
Demonstrated significant working knowledge of SQL queries;
Experience developing reports in a Business Intelligence tool or a reporting tool, such as MicroStrategy, Cognos, Crystal Reports or Tableau;
Excellent communication skills for supporting both functional area users and ITS technical staff;
Exemplary analytic skills, applicable in areas such as requirements analysis and problem solving;
Experience with scripting, such as Java, Unix shell, Windows batch, and/or MicroStrategy Command Manager scripts; and
Demonstrated working knowledge of Data Warehouse design and Star Schema methodology.
Experience developing reports and dashboards in MicroStrategy;
Understanding of MicroStrategy architecture and operations;
Experience with Oracle Databases;
Performance tuning of SQL queries;
Experience working in a Linus or Unix environment;
Experience administering a production system in an application administration or other related capacity; and
Experience with George Mason University data.
Salary is commensurate with education and experience.
George Mason University is a great place to work where employees are given an opportunity to develop skills and expand horizons. We have tuition waivers; telecommuting (typically one day a week) and flextime schedules; facilities that will meet your physical fitness needs; and the campus environment is dynamic and ethnically and culturally diverse.
Salary: Commensurate with education and experience.
Location: Fairfax, VA
Mason Ad Statement:
Great Careers Begin at Mason!
George Mason University is an innovative, entrepreneurial institution with national distinction in both academics and research. Mason holds a top U.S. News and World Report “Up and Coming” spot for national universities and is recognized for its global appeal and excellence in higher education.
Mason is currently the largest and most diverse university in Virginia with students and faculty from all 50 states and over 135 countries studying in over 200 degree programs at campuses in Arlington, Fairfax and Prince William, as well as at learning locations across the commonwealth. Rooted in Mason’s diversity is a campus culture that is both rewarding and exciting, work that is meaningful, and opportunities to both collaborate and create.
If you are interested in joining the Mason family take a look at our current opportunities and catch some Mason spirit at jobs.gmu.edu/!
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Special Instructions to Applicants:
For full consideration, applicants must apply for position 01414z at https://jobs.gmu.edu; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, resume, and a list of three (3) professional references. References must include name, email address and phone number.
George Mason University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, committed to promoting inclusion and equity in its community. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or veteran status, or any characteristic protected by law.
Internal Number: 46250
About George Mason University
George Mason University is Virginia's largest public university located in the suburbs of Washington, D.C. With strong undergraduate and graduate degree programs in engineering, information technology, public policy, economics, visual and performing arts, life sciences and biotechnology, Mason prepares its alumni to succeed in the workforce and meet the needs of the region and the world.