BI Systems Administrator III

BOEING - Irving, TX (30+ days ago)4.0

Aviall is a world leading solutions provider in new aviation parts and aftermarket supply-chain management services for the aerospace and defense industries. As the largest subsidiary of the Boeing Company, Aviall markets and distributes products for more than 240 manufacturers and offers approximately 2,000,000 catalog items from 40 customer service centers strategically located around the world in North America, Europe, and Asia-Pacific.

Technology is in the middle of everything we do. Our mission is “to be the world’s leading technology-based provider of aerospace parts and related support services”. Our strategy leverages the best software available and with a solid and robust technology foundation in place, we are shifting our focus to innovation and differentiation.

TheBI Systems Administrator III provides technical and administrative support to our Business Intelligence (BI) platform(s). Assists in the design and administration of the platform, ensuring system performance and stability and oversight of BI operations.


Participates in the planning and execution of major platform software upgrades and maintenance
Performs trend analysis of system logs, audits, management data, etc. to identify performance issues and drive improvements
Handles triage production issues when they occur in conjunction with other application & business users to ensure resolutions
Maintains BI systems and plan for future scale or new technologies
Maintains ETL operations and data warehousing environment
Enforces migration governance and best practices. Holds responsibility for up-time and performance of the Spotfire reporting environment
Works with third party vendors and consultants on system upgrades, updates/changes
Serves as the primary technical point of contact on BI platform server engagements of moderate to high complexity including service tickets
Manages BI security and provides after business hours support for production BI systems
Assumes active role in project management activities, including timeline, activity reports, and status updates to ensure timely and successful execution by project teams
Completes special projects and other duties as assigned
Job Requirements

Minimum 4 years experience
Bachelors degree in related field. Equivalent experience in lieu of degree may be considered.
Windows Server 2012R2
Comprehensive Spotfire 7.6+ administration in a multi-node, clustered enterprise eviron, including troubleshooting, maintenance, performance monitoring and optimization
Apache Tomcat 8 administration
Familiar with ETL
Familiar with SQL
Familiar with HTML5
Root Cause Analysis, implementing corrective actions, establishing standards and best practices
Experience addressing real-world analytic problems using quantitative approaches
Excellent written, oral, and presentation skills; ability to communicate in a clear, precise, and actionable manner
Able to work with scripting languages (PowerShell, Python, VBScript, etc.)
Preferred Skills

Knowledge of ETL best practices
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
Oracle 11g/12c
SQL Server 2012, 2014
TOAD 11.5+
LDAP – Active Directory
Some experience with desktop support helpful
General knowledge of SAP
Crystal Reports
Web Intelligence
1-3 years TERR administration and configuration
Information Link/Data Modeling
1-3 years Automation Services Job builder
Spotfire Web Service API Integration
Preferred Certification

Windows Server 2012 MCSA/MCSE certification

Aviall is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.