BI & Analytics Development Tech Lead

Employer
Freddie Mac
Location
McLean, VA
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Aug 13, 2019
Closes
Sep 12, 2019
Ref
12322BR
Function
IT
Hours
Full Time
Are you someone who thrives on building compelling BI & Analytics solutions to support a fast-paced, successful business? As a Development Tech Lead you will have the opportunity to not only flex your modern software design and development skills, but also play a key role in shaping the future of some of the best and brightest software engineers. If you have proven BI/Analytics design and development experience, a desire to mentor and shape the career of other developers and would like to be part of a team that is transforming our systems using the latest technologies, apply to join Freddie Mac's growing Enterprise Business Intelligence team within our Emerging Data Technologies group.

Your work falls into three primary categories:

Solutions Expert:
  • Provide guidance on technical application delivery to multiple projects as well as Production Support
  • Help set direction and make decisions on technology solutions
  • Solution the business needs, design and develop end to end BI/Analytics applications including BI/Analytics components, Data virtualization
  • Engage with business users, application owners and other parties to understand business needs and processes; identify solutions, present and guide project team/sponsors in identifying best solution
  • Lead delivery of solutions using agile development methodologies

Mentor and Trusted advisor:
  • Document and evangelize best practices for development of robust, well-engineered solutions.
  • Be a role model and technical mentor to the developers, work alongside of highly collaborative, open minded, technology savvy and dedicated team members
  • Build a relationship of mutual respect and trust with our stakeholders, including our business partners

Change Agent:
  • Champion technology and tools change that improves delivery processes
  • Act as an agent for change regarding the new technologies and tools, promote top code quality by leading design and code reviews, and solve challenging issues related to performance tuning and scalability
  • Contribute to the enhancement of department application development/delivery standards, tools and processes


Qualifications

Qualifications
  • 8+ years of software delivery experience
  • 7+ years of current and hands-on experience with the MicroStrategy tool and demonstrated expertise with complex and high volume Datamarts with Star Schema and Type 2 dimensions, and experience working with Web SDK and APIs. At least 2 of these years should include experience as a MicroStrategy Technical Lead.
  • 7+ years' experience leading complex data applications that have large volumes of data, have stringent non-functional requirements like near-real time latency, fast reporting response times
  • 7+ years' experience with database technologies like RDBMS, NoSQL, Hadoop (HIVE)
  • Bachelor's degree in computer science or related discipline; or an equivalent combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and skills may be acquired.
  • MicroStrategy
  • BI/Analytics application Integration with other platforms (like Salesforce)
  • Database design
  • UI/UX Design
  • Performance Tuning Expert

Keys to success
  • Ability to communicate clearly, effectively, persuasively with technology and business stakeholders
  • Ability to develop mutually beneficial relationships inside and outside of the team
  • Sense of urgency to delivery and able to apply risk-based approach to prioritize work
  • Strong work ethic, self-motivated, independent, and works with minimal direction
  • Deep curiosity to learn new technologies and identify process improvements and efficiencies
  • Ability to adapt to change while continuing to deliver on assigned objectives
  • Ability to use data to help inform strategy and direction.

Top 3 Personal Competencies to Possess
  • Leadership: Leading by example and being at our best
  • Drive for execution: Looking ahead and working collaboratively to meet deadlines
  • Customer focus: Being mindful of customer considerations


Preferred Skills

Preferred Skills
  • Experience with Other BI tools like Tableau, etc.
  • Experience developing applications using Data Virtualization tools like Denodo
  • Experience moving Data applications to the Cloud
  • Experience developing cloud native Data applicationsKnowledge of Mortgage Industry and Freddie Mac's role in the Industry


Today, Freddie Mac makes home possible for one in four home borrowers and is one of the largest sources of financing for multifamily housing. Join our smart, creative and dedicated team and you'll do important work for the housing finance system and make a difference in the lives of others. Freddie Mac is an equal opportunity and top diversity employer. EOE, M/F/D/V.

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