BI Systems Administrator III

Aviall, Inc. - Irving, TX (30+ days ago)3.8

Job Description:
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
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.
The BI 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • SAP BO (BOBJ 4.2/BODS)
  • 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.