The Business Intelligence (BI) Engineer position within the Enterprise Information Management organization has a passion for telling stories with data, developing insight through visualization, and enabling self-service, data exploration, and discovery. The BI Engineer will participate in the strategic design, development, implementation, and support of data and technology components to further mature Columbia Sportswears data access needs. This is a full-time employment position with limited travel requirements.
OUTGROWN YOUR OWN BACKYARD? COME PLAY IN OURS.
At Columbia, were as passionate about the outdoors as you are. And while our gear is available worldwide, were proud to be based in the Pacific Northwest, where natural wonders are our playground.
Every product we make and every task we undertake is inspired by the famous words of our founder Gert Boyle: Its perfect. Now make it better. As pioneers of relentless improvement, we are constantly evolving.
We believe the outdoors is ours to protect and strive to keep our planet healthy. We believe in empowering people to experience the outdoors to the fullest.
And we believe in you.
ABOUT THE POSITION
Although we're an apparel and footwear focused company, technology is central to everything we do. Columbia Sportswears Global Information Services (GIS) teams enable an IT infrastructure across four global brands, a global supply chain, and 500+ geographically dispersed stores. These teams support in-store, mobile, and data platforms to enhance customer interface and service in an ever-evolving industry.
The Business Intelligence (BI) Engineer position within the Enterprise Information Management organization has a passion for telling stories with data, developing insight through visualization, and enabling self-service, data exploration, and discovery. The BI Engineer will participate in the strategic design, development, implementation, and support of data and technology components to further mature Columbia Sportswears data access needs.
HOWYOULLMAKE A DIFFERENCE
Working closely with other EIM and other Global Information Systems team members to apply advanced technical experience and knowledge to develop, maintain, and monitor complex and critical BI data sources and integration processes.
Facilitate, enable, and expand self-service capabilities with interactive dashboards, reports, and other visualizations.
Provide support and issue resolution by analyzing issues, discovering root-cause, and providing alternative long-term solutions.
Partner with other BI Team members to design, develop, and support semantic layers.
Identify and implement solutions to enhance existing BI infrastructure, processes, and technology.
Collaborate with subject matter experts to establish the technical vision and requirements to support the business solution.
Participate in the full development lifecycle, from developing business requirements to change management processes and ensuring changes are correctly tested and migrated to production.
Write and maintain technical documentation to describe program development, logic, coding, testing, changes, and corrections as needed as well as create and provide training to business users on Business Intelligence tools ranging from beginner to advanced users
Passionate about delivering business value by aligning enterprise analytic systems to the organization's strategic objectives
A skilled communicator able to facilitate discussion at all levels of the organization and develop a sound business understanding to help derive meaningful insights from the data
A Critical thinker with sound judgment and decision-making abilities
A relationship builder, flexible in your approach to designing to solutions that solve business problems.
Minimum 4 years of hands-on experience with BI delivery initiatives for data warehouses and related applications using industry standards
Minimum 3 years experience in the SQL Server and Azure SQL environment and services
Implementation, development, and support experience with Data Visualization tool - Microsoft Power BI
Knowledge and experience building and designing business intelligence solutions from a technical or business perspective
Experience with installation, configuration, and stabilization of medium to large scale BI/Enterprise Reporting implementations.
Knowledge and experience of relational and dimensional modeling, data warehousing concepts, and methodologies.
Expert in writing T-SQL, DAX as well experience with scripting languages such as PowerShell or Python
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Columbia Sportswear Company and our portfolio of brands, including Columbia, SOREL, Mountain Hardwear and prAna, know a thing or two about adventures. After all, we've been on one since 1938, working to perfect the art of enjoying the outdoors. Behind everything we make is an employee who's found that the greatest adventure starts with joining a company that strives to do the right thing.
This job description is not meant to be an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities, but constitutes a general definition of the position's scope and function in the company.
At Columbia Sportswear Company (CSC), we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy (including childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions), national origin, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, military and veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law. CSC believes that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success as a global company, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.