BI Reporting and Visualization Lead (hands on)

BI Reporting and Visualization Lead (hands on)

by Brian Borsa|May 14, 2018
  • Contract to Hire
  • Charlotte, NC
  • Reference: CLTluke4:31-37

Cycle3 IT Staffing is seeking a hands-on BI Reporting and Visualization Lead for a contract to hire opportunity.


Position Summary:


The Lead Business Intelligence and Reporting and Visualization position works in that applications group that has specific responsibility for building or configuring, maintaining or enhancing, and eventually decommissioning Business Intelligence applications through that life cycle.  The Lead Business Intelligence Specialist will be responsible for the design, development, implementation and support of solutions that provide timely, relevant information that is used for operational and analytical decision making.  This position will also be responsible for defining enterprise reporting standards, building a Business Intelligence Center of Excellence, and promoting self-service in the organization.


This is a hands-on role, designing and building reporting solutions


The position reports directly to the Executive Director of Business Intelligence and will be based at our Charlotte, NC Global headquarters.




Leadership and Management


Provide leadership, vision and direction to the applications organization to ensure it will contribute to the company achieving its goals.

Work with Executive Director of Business Intelligence and other IT leaders to help develop the overall IT strategy in the context of the business strategy.

Develop productive relationships with business leaders across the organization to influence how applications can enable new sources of value.

Help develop and enhance methodologies and practices for the application lifecycle management in line with best practice and practical experience of continuous improvement.

Ensure that applications processes (including those of external service providers) are conducted in line with corporate social responsibility, environmental and technical policies and applicable standards and legislation.


Application Governance, Strategy and Delivery


Working with business and IT stakeholders to help define a prioritized set of business outcomes and application work to accomplish those outcomes within the limitations of the applications budget.


Directly responsible for defining reporting standards and frameworks for the entire company, ensuring consistency and quality.


Working with IT stakeholders to accomplish this application work

in a way that improves the business and technical fitness of the application portfolio and minimizes its ongoing support costs.

Help the applications organization’s successful delivery of these business outcomes in partnership with business colleagues.


Help support activities in conjunction with infrastructure and operations to ensure the applications perform well in production.


Working with the chief information security officer (CISO) to ensure that the organization’s applications are effectively secured and that risks are mitigated.




15+ years’ experience managing and delivering Business Intelligence reporting and data analysis solutions with SAP Business Objects Suite (Lumira, Design Studio, Webi, Crystal, Etc)

Strong analytical and problem solving skills

Strong SAP BW understanding, BW/4HANA experience preferred

Proven experience defining enterprise wide reporting standards and

frameworks and setting up a BI Center of excellence or Competency Center

University educated (at least BA/ BS) or 15 year of experience in diverse professional roles

7+ years of medium to large-scale project and program management

Strong verbal and written communications.

Can work effectively with remote teams

Willing to travel up to 20 % time.




Able to understand complex issues & can clearly articulate complex


Subject Matter Expert in the BI Portfolio Domain

Excellent project management, organization, attention to detail,


Strong analytical abilities to identify issues & self-start

programs to address

Ability to communicate and liaise broadly across functions & the

global organization

Deadline & detail oriented

Demonstrated ability to champion change, influence and drive

results in a complex organization

To apply for this job email your details to brian@cycle3it.com

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