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MicroStrategy Architect and Administrator in Morrisville, NC with Greene Resources

Date Posted: 4/9/2018

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Job Number: 29860

MicroStrategy Architect and Administrator

Job Description:

Our client, based in Morrisville, NC, is seeking an experienced MicroStrategy Architect and Administrator to add to their team. This individual will need to be highly motivated and has demonstrated expertise utilizing the MicroStrategy BI Stack (version 10). In this position, you will be evaluating, configuring, monitoring and supporting the Business Intelligence Platforms. This MicroStrategy Architect and Administrator will also be responsible for analyzing and developing IT solutions to resolve complex business problems in a dynamic setting as well as assisting with the implementation of these solutions throughout the entire project lifecycle.


  • Demonstrate expertise in all components of the MicroStrategy BI Stack - MSTR Projects (logical models/schema objects), intelligent cubes, reports, and documents, visual insight, Mobile and 3rd party integration (e.g. SharePoint)

  • Responsible for administration of the BI application including user management and MSTR services/engine maintenance

  • Microstrategy troubleshooting and performance tuning

  • Create security roles, schedules, subscription, users and groups with their required privileges

  • Create transmitters, devices and user for Automated Distribution Services through desktop and web

  • Perform product installation and upgrades

  • Lead the design and implementation of MicroStrategy BI software, including integration with required relational databases and big data platform and all associated processes

  • Facilitate BI development efforts (coding/configuration/ maintenance/installation, testing, debugging) and technical documentation

  • Perform code reviews and follow development best practices

  • Design and develop semantic layer deliveries for end user effectiveness, specifically performance and use case compatibility

  • Perform proof-of-concepts and demonstrate new capabilities benefiting our clients and advancing our product strategy

  • Provide dashboard visualization expertise, create visualization library and visualization best practices

  • Proactively communicate development status, issues and concerns to management with risk mitigation recommendations

  • Perform user and account administration; demonstrate deep knowledge of license types and privileges to support end user needs

  • Collaborate and work with end users to ensure that data and reports meet their business needs

  • Create custom APIs that allow third-party systems to utilize the product's functionality and integrate the product with enterprise portals and applications

  • Design and monitor end-user reporting tools and systems, ensuring reports are accurate and up-to-date

  • Troubleshoot MicroStrategy reports and dashboards and performance-tune as needed

  • Improve team effectiveness by ensuring that the MicroStrategy capabilities are being fully leveraged

  • Recommend and provide technical assistance on future enhancements, such as MicroStrategy version upgrades, project rollouts, architecture modifications, and new reports

Education Requirements:

  • BS in Computer Science or equivalent preferred

Desired Background/Skills:


    • 5 years experience obtaining a thorough knowledge along with hands-on experience of MicroStrategy Web Professional, desktop, document, dashboard, mobile and visual Insights development

    • Other BI Platforms/Tool experience applicable (e.g. SAP/BOBJ, Microsoft BI Cognos, OBIEE Information Builders, or QlikView)

    • 4+ years experience with MicroStrategy

    • 7 years of experience in the software Industry

    • Prior experience with cube design, creation and utilization as well as unit testing architectural development efforts

    • Experience creating MicroStrategy reports, dashboard, scorecards and writing technical and functional requirements

    • Thorough understanding of the Data Warehouse and Business Intelligence life cycle of development

    • Expert knowledge of SQL and working knowledge of SQL server

    • Experience analyzing complex end user requirements, design dimensional data model, including dimensions, facts, aggregates and extension tables

    • Experience creating the MicroStrategy meta data layer including: Attributes and their relationships, Facts, Metrics, Advanced Metrics, Filters, Custom Groups, Consolidations

    • Ability to be a self-starter and multi-task across fast-paced IT and business environments

    • Experience in the pharmaceutical or healthcare industry a plus

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