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Business Intelligence Developer

Columbia Sportswear Company

Job - Corporate/Business

Close Date: 06/21/2019

As a Business Intelligence Engineer on Columbia’s Supply Chain Analytics team, you have a passion for leading the design and development of creative and innovative analytics solutions. You will work closely with internal customers and BI Analysts to turn data into critical information and knowledge that can be used to make sound business decisions. You are a builder at heart, and will participate in the strategic design, development and support of data solutions that move Columbia forward.


•Grow and improve Columbia’s global analytics, reporting and visualization architecture and solutions.
•Facilitate, enable and expand self-service capabilities across the organization.
•Lead and Partner with stakeholders to design and support certified enterprise data sets and semantic layers.

•Collaborate with subject matter experts to establish the technical vision and requirements to support high value business solutions.
•Participate in the use of Agile practices to elicit and refine requirements through an iterative process of planning, defining acceptance criteria, prioritizing, developing and reviewing the solutions.
•Lead the creation and delivery of training to business partners on all Business Intelligence tools ranging from beginner to advanced users.
•Continuously improve Columbia’s analytic data architecture by analyzing issues, discovering root causes and providing sustainable high-quality solutions.
•Provide subject matter expertise and guidance to less experienced staff members regarding performance management and design best practices


•Bachelor’s Degree required Computer Science, Information Systems or a related field. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
•5-7 years of business intelligence and data warehouse experience
•Intermediate experience with a scripting language such as Python or PowerShell
•Intermediate experience with a programming language such as .Net or C#.
•Deep understanding of Dimensional modeling, data warehouse design, and Kimball practices
•Strong experience building solutions with an excellent user experience. UX design experience preferred.
•Deep implementation, development, and support experience with at least three of the following reporting platforms: Azure Analysis Services, Microsoft Power BI, Tableau, Cognos, SAP Business Objects.
•Experience with the deployment and optimization of a medium to large scale enterprise BI platform.
•Expert in SQL and query optimization for data platforms such as Azure SQL DW, HDInsight, Teradata, SAP BW/HANA.
•Experience with Microsoft Azure: Data factory, data lake and data warehouse a bonus

This job description is not meant to be an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities, but constitutes a general definition of the position's scope and function in the company.

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