BI Developer

Palatine, IL

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BI Developer will work closely with the IT analysts, IT applications team and Business users to help develop BI Solutions, dashboards, reports and other visualizations to solve business needs. You will be learning about the systems and applications used at Weber in order to analyze the data and develop solutions. You will take part in enabling, developing and supporting on premise and cloud technologies, cloud API provisioning and maintenance. You role will also leverage various SAP BI tools to create reports and dashboards for the business. This is an important role encompassing Weber’s global systems and projects that utilize SAP, Microsoft and other advanced analytics and reporting tools. You may be asked to assist with system updates, enhancements and implementations when needed.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with the Analytics Team, Business Partners and Applications Team on projects and requirements from the business
  • Translate business needs to technical specifications
  • Develop and support modern ETL systems using cloud based tools and connectors
  • Work with the team to develop and support both cloud and On Premise integration and error reporting solutions
  • Use and examine current transformation technologies such as XML, JSON, CSV and SQL
  • Design, build and deploy BI solutions. Create visualizations and reports for requested projects.
  • Learn new technology to support the strategy
  • Provide analysis of the data required for analytic requests from the business to define where the data is located.  Develop the requirements / calculations of data required.
  • Provide support through data validation on newly developed or supported reports
  • Enforces organizational standards relative to system enhancements, changes, issues and problems.
  • Create and maintain technical and/or functional documentation to assist analysts and business users in designing & effectively/efficiently utilizing the solutions developed.  
  • Executes use cases, test plans, test cases , test scripts and troubleshoot to ensure system changes are aligned with business requirements
  • Provides knowledge transfer/support to business users
  • Enterprise integration technologies and API led architectures, JSON, XML, SQL, and Java would be desirable.



To perform this job successfully an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Education and/or Experience Bachelor in Information Technology or related field OR 5 years of work related experience in BI, data extraction and analysis; Statistics, Information Technology.  One to two year related experience and/or training around Data Analytic tools and analysis.


Other Skills and Abilities

Data Analytics

  • Proven experience as a BI Developer or Data Scientist
  • Background in data warehouse design (e.g. dimensional modeling) and data mining
  • In-depth understanding of database management systems, online analytical processing (OLAP) and ETL (Extract, transform, load) framework
  • Exposure or understanding of general business processes.  Financial processes are helpful


General Skills and knowledge:

  • Good skills Microsoft Word, and Excel
  • Good Computer skills
  • Excellent communication
  • Knowledge of SAP or ERP systems
  • Ability to work in a fast-moving environment
  • Proven abilities to take initiative and be innovative
  • Analytical mind with a problem-solving aptitude


High level skills:

  • Analytics and Visualization tools/Programming
  • SQL, NoSQL, DB2
  • Google BigData, Snowflake, Azure Data Cloud, etc.
  • SAP Analytical Tools, SAC, BOBJ
  • SAP BODS, HANA SDI, Dell Boomi, etc (ETL tools)


Preferred Skills or Knowledge:

  • Understanding of HTTP protocol (method/response codes), REST/RESTful web services, SOAP(optional)
  • Understanding of JSON or XML


Scripting/ programming Languages:

  • SQL
  • Python
  • R
  • Java
  • Javascript

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