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Database/Business Analyst in Indianapolis at Vaco

Date Posted: 11/28/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Database/Business Analyst, long-term contract

Job Responsibilities:

  • Independently collect, analyze and document user requirements for BI projects
  • Translate business requirements into technical specifications that will be used to implement the required reports and dashboards.
  • Assist in the creation of a framework for how data, reports and dashboards are managed and delivered
  • Ensure BI users have relevant access to BI tools/environments and understand how to use them
  • Responsible for building, implementing and supporting Microsoft Power BI solutions
  • Analyze and incorporate existing reports into the data warehouse
  • Convert existing manual Excel/Access/Power BI datasets/reports into SQL Server/SSAS/Power BI Solutions
  • Assist end users in creation of data visualizations, dashboards and reports to present data using Power Query and SSAS
  • Perform ad hoc analysis, insight generation and data migrations.
  • Utilize skills in data warehousing, business intelligence and SQL Server Tools (SSMS, T-SQL, Oracle SQL Server, SSIS) to develop solutions.
  • Use ETL tools to transform data for practical implementation into BI solutions
  • Assist with the development of ad hoc queries and analyses
  • Create and maintain documentation on BI applications and source extraction applications
  • Deliver training to end users centered around how to access, consume and utilize BI reporting


  • College degree, preferably in Computer Science or Information Systems
  • Possess strong analytical, conceptual and problem-solving abilities
  • Experience with Data Analysis Expressions (DAX) language expressions
  • Skill in using SQL for data retrieval and analysis
  • Exposure to schema designs (relationships, discovery, and normalization), query optimization, T-SQL, stored procedures, triggers and indexing
  • Knowledge of BI Best Practices/Methodologies, relational structures, dimensional data modeling, structured query language (SQL) skills, data warehouse and reporting techniques
  • Familiarity with Power Query
  • Familiarity with Visual Studio SSDT
  • Knowledge of networks and servers


  • Knowledge of SQL programming using Microsoft SQL-Server T-SQL, SSIS, SSRS, SSAS Tabular in the 2016 environment
  • 1-3 years of practical experience with Microsoft SQL Server

Job Requirements

SQL database SSAS Power Query Business Data Analyst solutions consulting ETL BI data visualizations dashboards reports