08 Apr
MicroStrategy Administrator
New York, New york city , 10001 New york city USA

Position OverviewNPD is one of the leading market research providers in the world. We offer competitive market research and intelligence to our customers and many of the world’s largest companies. In addition, NPD offers a career filled with innovation and opportunity to the forward-thinking problem solvers who join our family. The MicroStrategy Administrator at NPD will occupy a key position to design and enable our complex Business Intelligence reporting architecture. You will interact with the latest technologies for big data and analytics, including hosting MicroStrategy solutions in the cloud. Collaborating with other IT professionals, data analysts and clients, you will leverage your data engineering and platform architecture skills to build a system which is secure, performant, flexible, provides a superior user experience, and promotes automation to enable reporting and data insights.

About You:You’re a passionate, dynamic, and highly motivated thought leader who’s looking for an opportunity to have an impact on some of the most well-known companies in the world. If you enjoy working with clients to help them make the best business decisions, this job is for you. Location: East Coast

Overall Responsibilities:
  • Design and Implement data models to support large scale business intelligence reporting, including creation of attributes, facts, metrics and logical tables
  • Install, upgrade and configure MicroStrategy platform in Linux environments on Azure cloud.
  • Configure database instance, user setup, security and governance settings.
  • Monitor, report and investigate solutions to improve report performance.
  • Continuously improve the platform through tuning, optimization, governance, automation, and troubleshooting.
  • Provide support for the platform, report execution and implementation, user community, and data investigations.
  • Estimate work and develop project plans for new initiatives in support of corporate goals.
  • Build relationships across the enterprise to facilitate a team approach to project execution, including communicating clearly with non-technical colleagues.
  • Document and share best practices.

  • 5+ years’ experience administering, installing, upgrading and configuring MicroStrategy platforms in a Linux environment.
  • 3+ years’ experience in BI report development, including tuning reports for performance, implementation of best practices and SDLC concepts.
  • Expert skills in data modeling and design, including translating database designs into MicroStrategy architecture.
  • Demonstrated capabilities in managing multiple workstreams, developing project plans, estimated development effort, tracking and communicating progress.
  • Focus on automation by developing and utilizing command manager scripts. Python experience preferred.
  • Experience with the Azure ecosystem, including Foundational knowledge, Security Services, ADLS and Synapse is preferred.
  • Extraordinary attention to detail and drive for superior product quality.
  • Proven expert in partnering and leading internal and external technology.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to work within all levels of the organization.
  • BS in Computer Science, Information Systems, or similar field of study.
  • Master’s Degree in the above disciplines or MBA a plus.
The NPD Group, Inc. is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law

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