The BI Analyst works with the business stakeholders to document BI needs and evaluate project opportunities. Also, serve as a liaison between the end users, the business SMEs and the BI project team, gain consensus and approvals on the produced documents, seek innovations to develop business understanding and insight across the business and produce some dashboards and lead all UAT activities. The BI Analyst will ensure that the BI system meets the current and future needs of the stakeholders and users community.
- Work with the business stakeholders from the time a business need is identified to evaluate the BI opportunity.
- Responsible for eliciting detailed BI-related business requirements, including functional, non-functional, dashboards/reports, training, service levels, and performance requirements, from business stakeholders via various mediums such as interviews, surveys, user workshops, product / prototype demos and others.
- Responsible to communicate and maintain relationship with the business users.
- Promote the value of the BI in the University.
- Educate the user’s community on information availability.
- Conduct interviews to determine the business entities definitions and relations across many stakeholders (university wide).
- Conceive dashboards/reports using the BI “Power User” tools (front-end).
- Contribute at the maintenance of the data dictionary.
- Identification of the BI data sources with the users.
- Develop test scenarios and conduct functional testing to ensure programming / configuration has been done in accordance with functional specifications and business requirements.
- Ensure the cubes, reports, and dashboards present timely, consistent, accurate, complete and valid information.
- Manage the reporting of information quality key performance indicators.
- Responsible for defining user acceptance test strategy and plan based on business requirements and support the execution of User Acceptance Tests.
- Support Business Power Users and Regular Users.
- Produce the user documentation.
- Define training strategy and support development of training materials; support delivery of training to users.
Three (3) years' related experience
Please submit your cover letter and curriculum vitae, clearly indicating the reference number, to IT Services:
McGill University, HR IT Services
688 Sherbrooke Street West, 16th floor
careeropportunity.its [at] mcgill.ca
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