Bachelor's degree in Information Technology, Engineering and/or related field or equivalent experience, plus 5 years of related experience or Master's degree and 3 years of related experience.
Due to the nature of work performed within our facilities, U.S. citizenship is required.
General Dynamics Mission Systems has an immediate opening for a Senior Business Intelligence Developer. This position provides an opportunity to further advance the cutting-edge technology that supports some of our nation’s core defense/intelligence services and systems. General Dynamics Mission Systems employees work closely with esteemed customers to develop solutions that allow them to carry out high-stakes national security missions. This Senior Business Intelligence Developer position will partner with key business stakeholders to provide custom detail oriented dashboards and reports utilizing both traditional and ad-hoc BI reporting tools. The role will frequently conduct data analysis, perform detailed database queries, create report and dashboard solutions needed by business and/or executive operations and assist with administration of the application platforms.
RESPONSIBILITIES AND SKILLS:
Candidate will join an experienced team of BI analysts, developers and administrators, and will consult and collaborate with key business leaders, end users, IT staff, vendors, and other third parties in every phase of the BI development lifecycle.
Predominantly the role combines development in a variety of tools including Tableau, SAP Business Objects (Universes, WEBi and Lumira), MicroStrategy, Power BI, ETL and backend database creation in a MS SQL and Oracle data warehouse environment.
Responsibilities include requirements specification, solution design, prototype plans, developing and testing code, solution release, and supporting issue analysis and resolution.
Collaborates with a team of IT professionals to set specifications for new applications.
Ensures application interoperability with IT infrastructure components while ensuring compliance with wide-ranging information security requirements
Ensures application integration interoperability with other applications or subsystems (e.g. interface management, data integration systems, job automation)
Performs unit and integration testing before launch
Develops technical documents to accurately represent application design and code
Leads, plans, and executes projects, small initiatives, and/or cross-functional teams
Manages high risk, high profile, tight schedule, and complex outcomes with composure
Breaks down "barriers to progress" & motivates less experienced members of the team to action
Performs other duties as directed
Solid organizational skills including: superior ability to lead initiatives and cross functional projects; a facility to handle multiple tasks and deliverables simultaneously; a track record of exercising independent judgment appropriately; and the ability to quickly understand and execute complex assignments when working on high profile outcomes with inherent risk
Excellent presentation, oral/written communication, and inter-personal skills including the ability to: anticipate, influence & adapt to a wide range of audiences; cultivate relationships and leverage organizational understanding to facilitate decision making and buy-in
Excellent communication skills are required as this candidate will frequently interact and collaborate with a wide range of IT and business professionals with varying technical skill aptitudes.
PREFERRED DEGREE TYPES AND EXPERIENCE:
Bachelor's degree in Information Technology, Engineering and/or related field or equivalent experience, plus 7 years of related Business Intelligence experience.
5+ years of SAP Business Objects WEBi, Universe and/or Lumira experience or Tableau required.
MicroStrategy and Power BI experience also strongly desired.
5+ years of database development experience and ETL in Oracle or MS SQL Server environments strongly desired.
Experience creating and deploying dashboards for mobile strongly desired.
AWS or Azure cloud experience is a plus.
General Dynamics Mission Systems (GDMS) engineers a diverse portfolio of high technology solutions, products and services that enable customers to successfully execute missions across all domains of operation. With a global team of 13,000+ top professionals, we partner with the best in industry to expand the bounds of innovation in the defense and scientific arenas. Given the nature of our work and who we are, we value trust, honesty, alignment and transparency. We offer highly competitive benefits and pride ourselves in being a great place to work with a shared sense of purpose. You will also enjoy a flexible work environment where contributions are recognized and rewarded. If who we are and what we do resonates with you, we invite you to join our high performance team!
General Dynamics is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce. EOE/Disability/Veteran