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MD Anderson Cancer Center OBIEE Sr Applications Systems Analyst in Houston, Texas

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center is ranked the nation's top hospital for cancer care by U.S. News & World Report's "Best Hospitals." As a Magnet Recognized Hospital, we have a community of nearly 3,000 professional nurses who provide our patients with excellent oncology nursing care

The Sr Applications Systems Analyst will support the Enterprise Data Warehouse, Business Intelligence, and Enterprise Planning environments

Ideal candidates will have experience with Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition

Remote position: MUST live in Texas


• Maintain working knowledge of customer's business processes & operations. • Stay abreast on business and technology trends to understand impact on our current service line portfolio.

• Understand the impact of the job within the institution; have and use cross-functional knowledge to understand interdepartmental connections.

• Holds or participates in regular project/work sessions with staff and business users to discuss priorities. Provide consulting and technical support throughout the project life cycle to our Business by conveying industry trends, enterprise technology strategy and define technical solutions which meet the needs of the business. Design innovative solutions to business problems and enhancement requests, taking full account of existing system design constraints.

Business/Technical Competencies

• Lead Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition (OBIEE) implementation initiatives including facilitating meetings, Lead standard project implementation processes including requirements gathering, solution design, gap analysis, functional design specifications for our reporting needs, system configuration, testing, training, and complete detailed documentation leveraging standardized templates.

• Work with enterprise architects, project teams, functional and technical analysts to design solution architecture that meets operational requirements and is scalable, easily maintained, secure and highly available.

• Work with other Architects and Project Teams to facilitate alignment among architecture decisions.

• Develop and produce Architecture artifacts, technical designs, strategy documents and other technical artifacts.

• Facilitate and manage evaluations and proof of concept activities as a subject matter expert.

• Provide oversight to design and develop the database logical and physical data model for normalized and non-normalized data structures

• Architect data migration strategy for the system

• Architect reusable and proven design patterns to extract, transform and load data

• Design schema definitions for OLTP and OLAP databases

• Provide oversight to design and develop data warehouse model

• Develop standards that govern the strategy to collect metadata

• Implement best practices and standards to analyze, profile and store data

• Develop and document standards and guidelines to govern the use of data integration tools and processes

• Perform requirements gathering, analysis, scope and time estimation of ETLs, reports and dashboards.

• Prepare time estimates and justifications for assigned tasks and provide recommendations to project managers.

• Troubleshoot ETL, EPM, and Reporting problems and tune ETLs and reports for performance.

• Prioritize, schedule and monitor activities and quality of work for assigned resources to include the creation of work plans and status reports to management following the Institutional Systems Development Methodology.

• Will serve as a subject matter expert for Oracle Business Intelligence Extended Edition (OBIEE), Hyperion, while demonstrating expertise in Oracle BI Server, Essbase, Oracle BI Answers, Oracle BI Interactive Dashboard, and Oracle BI Delivers.

• Create Reports, Ad-Hoc Queries and Interactive Dashboards in support of MD Anderson business objectives, using a variety of display and delivery options.

• Utilize reporting best-practices to make reports flexible and re-useable, and to ensure the best user experience possible.

Behavioral Competency

Pursue learning and self-development; actively seek feedback; transfer learning into next steps; set high standards of performance; drive for results and achievement. Recognize own knowledge, skills, and abilities; respond to challenging situations with confidence; understand limits in self. Work in situations involving uncertainty, shifting priorities, and rapid change; deal constructively with mistakes and setbacks; demonstrate flexibility.

Other duties as assigned


Education Required: Bachelor's degree.

Education Preferred: None

Experience Required: Five years experience in domain, analysis, design, project management, Epic software or programming. May substitute required education degree with additional years of equivalent experience on a one to one basis.

Preferred Experience: Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition experience. Nine years of integration programming and/or systems level experience. Experience working in a consulting environment

It is the policy of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center to provide equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by institutional policy or by federal, state or local laws unless such distinction is required by law.

Additional Information

  • Requisition ID: 159960

  • Employment Status: Full-Time

  • Employee Status: Regular

  • Work Week: Days

  • Minimum Salary: US Dollar (USD) 97,500

  • Midpoint Salary: US Dollar (USD) 122,000

  • Maximum Salary : US Dollar (USD) 146,500

  • FLSA: exempt and not eligible for overtime pay

  • Fund Type: Hard

  • Work Location: Remote (within Texas only)

  • Pivotal Position: Yes

  • Referral Bonus Available?: Yes

  • Relocation Assistance Available?: Yes

  • Science Jobs: No