Sr Applications Systems Analyst (OBIEE)

MD Anderson Cancer Center - Houston, TX (30+ days ago)4.1

The Enterprise Business Systems department is responsible for development, maintenance and support of close to 150 administrative and financial applications including those related to facilities, finance, human resources, supply chain management and a variety of general administrative applications. In addition, EBS manages the institutions SharePoint infrastructure and internal and external websites while providing guidance on institutional user experience and accessibility.


Support of OBIEE/Data Warehouse and Essbase applications

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.

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.

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. Troubleshoot issues and support the overall solution design and configuration of OBIEE and the Data Warehouse, how it interacts with other integrated systems, custom extensions, integration components and report

Service Pillar Competencies

Holds or participates in regular project/work sessions with staff and users to discuss priorities.

Mentors staff to improve their technical and/or business area skills. Shares knowledge of MD Anderson, technical expertise, and functional processes and procedures.

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 in the OBIEE environment.


Bachelor's degree.

Preferred Education: Some Graduate School


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

Preferred Experience:
Nine years of integration programming and/or systems level experience
Experience working in a consulting environment

Experience with OBIEE/Data Warehouse and Essbase applications

Onsite Presence: Is Required