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University HR is looking for a knowledgeable, people-oriented, solutions-driven BI analyst to work within Client Services to develop and support HR analytics and reporting. This position will help shape development of future phases HR analytics and reporting. If you are an excellent report and analytics analyst who has expertise in HR data and metrics and enjoys both analyzing data and developing information solutions, this is a good opportunity to make a difference by providing decision-makers and front-line staff the information and analysis they need.
This is a 1-year fixed term position, with a possibility of extension (depending on operational need and budget).
Under limited supervision, perform moderately complex project and analytical work in a wide range of business intelligence activities that ensure the uniformity, accuracy, and semantic consistency of enterprise data through the application of effective data management, security, stewardship, and governance processes.
Perform assigned activities involving decision support systems, query and reporting, online analytical processing, data profiling (OLAP cubes, slice & dice, drilling), statistical analysis, forecasting, and data mining. Develop insightful business intelligence reports (KPIs, metrics, adhoc queries), dashboards, scorecards, continuous monitoring (thresholds), and/or ad hoc analyses. Clean and transform data as required to deliver actionable information.
Collaborate with application developers, end users, vendors, and management to ensure the creation and delivery of business intelligence solutions. Facilitate working sessions with central and distributed end users and management to identify and document current information flows, data models, reporting systems, user populations, and coordinate with current and future initiatives impacting reporting.
Perform knowledge transfer of OBIEE, Tableau, Incorta, and Alteryx techniques and best practice
Use reports and analyses to identify potentially problematic data, make corrections, and eliminate root cause for a range of complex data problems (e.g.: input errors or inadequate field edits), and recommend possible solutions and communicate their organizational impact.
Perform fit-gap analysis comparing existing reporting solutions with BI strategy and assess compliance with best practices and established standards.
Participate in user acceptance testing of new BI analysis and reporting systems, upgrades, enhancements and change requests; plan, conduct and document results of testing.
* - Other duties may also be assigned
Education & Experience:
Bachelors degree and three years of relevant experience or combination of education and relevant experience. Experience in a BI/reporting environment
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of computer system capabilities, business processes and workflow.
Ability to understand and apply the software development lifecycle and project management techniques.
Demonstrated ability to review business processes and translate into BI reporting and analysis solutions.
Experience in data analysis and root cause analysis and developing problem solving and analytical thinking capabilities.
Demonstrated ability with enterprise application and database driven applications.
Experience with relational and dimensional logical data modeling.
In-depth knowledge of and ability using MS Office; analytical and business intelligence programs such as OBIEE (BI Publisher and Analysis), Tableau, SPSS, Alteryx, Incorta, etc..
Extensive background and experience with report and analysis design and application of User Interface and User Experience best practices.
Strong writing and analytical skills.
Certifications and Licenses:
Constantly perform desk-based computer tasks.
Rarely writing by hand; 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.
May work extended hours during peak business cycles.
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 Universitys Administrative Guide, http://adminguide.stanford.edu .
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.
Located between San Francisco and San Jose in the heart of Silicon Valley, Stanford University is recognized as one of the world's leading research and teaching institutions. Leland and Jane Stanford founded the University to "promote the public welfare by exercising an influence on behalf of humanity and civilization." Stanford opened its doors in 1891, and more than a century later, it remains d...edicated to finding solutions to the great challenges of the day and to preparing students for leadership in a complex world. The University's thriving diverse community is comprised of nearly 7000 undergraduate students, 9000 graduate students, 2000 faculty members, 1900 postdoctoral scholars, and over 11,000 academic and administrative staff in seven schools including several interdisciplinary research centers and institutes. The campus spreads over 8000 contiguous acres and nearly all undergraduates live on campus. Stanford offers bachelor's and master's degrees in addition to doctoral degrees (PhD, MD, DMA and JD) plus a number of professional and continuing education programs and certifications. More at http://facts.stanford.edu and http://www.stanford.edu.
Stanford University is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty. It welcomes nominations of and applications from women, members of minority groups, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities, as well as from others who would bring additional dimensions to the university’s research, teaching and clinical missions.