BI Developer III in Irving, TX at Cottonwood Financial

Date Posted: 11/26/2019

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Job Description

This hands-on position will report to our Business Intelligence Manager and be part of the team maintaining and operating the Data Warehouse and BI reports. This includes ETL activities using Microsoft SSIS/SQL, reporting (SSRS) and analytics (SSAS). This person will also be responsible for developing a working knowledge of Cottonwood’s business model and database structures for new solutions. This position is based at our Administrative Office (HQ) in Irving (Las Colinas), Texas.

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, Management Information Systems, or related field
6+ years of advanced experience in designing, developing BI solutions with Microsoft BI technology (SSRS/SSIS)
Experience with successfully implementing Kimball data warehousing methodology
Knowledge of Relational and Dimensional data modeling
Proficient in the use of advanced level T-SQL for developing complex stored procedures, triggers, tables, functions, indexes, etc.
Knowledge of Database Administration for Microsoft SQL Server in an Enterprise environment
Experience with cloud-based BI Solutions
Analyze data, highlight trends, resolve issues, and produce findings
Provide excellent customer service with strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication and team collaboration skills
Develop technical documentation of processes and infrastructure
Part of the production support team to monitor jobs and schedules
Local (Dallas/Fort Worth area) candidates only – no relocation
Must be currently authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship and not require sponsorship in the future

Experience with SQL Server Analysis Services (SSAS)
Experience developing and/or administering data visualization tools such as Tableau, QlikView or Power BI
Experience with Microsoft Office products: Office, Excel, Visio, etc.
Problem solver; can quickly assess a situation then develop and implement effective solutions
Conduct requirements gathering sessions with business stakeholders and develop business / technical requirements
Proficient in developing and executing test plans including unit and regression testing
Able to quickly grasp both technology and business concepts in an ever-changing environment
Can troubleshoot BI Environment problems and tune for performance optimization
Exposure to BIML/Mist
Data science experience using Python machine learning, R statistical modeling, or Data Mining techniques is a plus
Solid knowledge and application of System Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
Previous development experience using an Agile methodology
Financial or retail industry experience is a plus

Annual salary of $104,600

Medical, dental, and vision
Voluntary life/ AD&D
Short-term & long-term disability
401K with company match
Paid vacation, holidays, and sick time
Paid maternity, paternity, extended medical leave, and jury duty
Corporate discount program on personal cell phone accounts with select providers
Business casual work environment

Founded in 1996, Cottonwood Financial is one of the largest privately held retail consumer finance companies in the United States. We have zero debt, have been profitable every year since inception, and our growth is funded entirely through internally generated capital. Headquartered in Irving (Las Colinas), Texas, we have company-owned locations, under our Cash Store brand, across the country. Through this national brick-and-mortar footprint, we provide best-in-class customer service and offer an innovative mix of financial products and services to our customers.

We have been named multiple times to the Inc. 5000 list of America’s fastest-growing private companies, as well as to the Dallas 100 list of the fastest-growing private companies in North Texas.