BI Engineer

  • Detroit, MI
  • Full-time

Company Description

Qstride is a leading analytics solutions provider delivering integrated Business Intelligence and Mobile applications that enable companies to have greater analytical insight on their company performance to make better business decisions faster that affect the bottom line.

We deliver the most reliable, scalable, and powerful Business Intelligence technology platform for integrated reporting, analysis, and monitoring enabling companies to analyze data strategically stored across their enterprise in real time.

We also at Qstride take care of all your IT Staffing needs. Finding the job and placing the most qualified candidate in the right place for that job.

Make strides processing your data quickly with Qstride

Job Description

The goal of the BI Solutions team is to build accurate, timely and impactful solutions that are actionable. Whether it is an SSRS Report, R visualization, Custom built Dashboards, email alerts or any other means; we strive to provide the business with a deliverable that is easy to consume, understand and take action on.

 The BI Solutions team is currently looking for a candidate with a strong understanding of T-SQL, Report Writing and passion for developing effective, insightful and impactful business solution applications using existing tools or custom made .NET applications. 

This BI Solutions Engineer will work closely with our BI Technology Platform team to produce an easy to use , navigate, consume and act on by leveraging the BI platform built by the Platform team. BI Solutions Engineering offers cutting edge solutions utilizing varying technologies, including custom ASP.NET, Silverlight, and WPF applications, leveraging R for high-impact visualizations, or utilizing the full Microsoft Business Intelligence Stack, including SQL Server Reporting Services, Analysis Services, PowerPivot, etc.



- Lead small and big projects from conception to delivery.

- Read, understand and provide estimates for business requirements to be completed during Agile Iteration(s)

- Work with Business Analysts and clients to understand business questions and needs.

- Work with the BI Analytics team to provide complex queries that help support strategic decision making.

- Collaborate with our BI Platform team to create a BI solution that takes advantage of features they've built for the Solutions team.

- Find, update and implement new technologies if they seem to make sense for the project.

- Work with Data Warehouse Engineers to ensure data is positioned correctly and efficiently for BI solutions.

- Guide business areas in identifying new data needs and delivery mechanisms for analysis, process improvement, and visibility.

- Maintain, enhance, and fine tune existing BI systems as well as create new enterprise BI applications.

- Optimize long running queries / reports.

- Cover all OnCall duties, and be ready to respond immediately if and when high priority requests come in.

Required Job Experience and Skills

- B.S. or M.S. degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or equivalent experience.

- A passion for solving business problems using complex T-SQL queries.

- A passion for data presentation and user interface design.

- Minimum of 2-14 Years working with a relational database (SQL Server preferred).

- Software development experience a plus (C#, Java or similar).

- Knowledge of the .NET Framework, specifically ASP.NET, MVC.

- Experience in web development including HTML, CSS, jQuery (or similar JavaScript frameworks) a plus.

- Demonstrated ability to work independently as well as with a team.

- Understand tasks quickly and adapt to an ever changing environment.

- Manage a multitude of tasks to ensure project deadlines are met.

Preferred Job Experience and Skills

- Strong understanding and usage of T-SQL (SQL Server 2005/2008/2012)

- Microsoft SQL Management Studio, Query Analyzer, SQL Profiler (or similar tools).

- Familiarity with creating SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS) reports.

- SQL 2005/2008/2012 Analysis Services Experience a plus!

- NET (C#) - ASP.NET, MVC, WPF, WCF, etc.

- Working with multiple environments (test, beta, prod).

Platforms & Tools We Use:

- Microsoft SQL Server 2008 (T-SQL).

- NET (C#) - ASP.NET, MVC, Silverlight, WPF, WCF, etc.

- SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS).

- SQL Server Analysis Services.

- Visual Studio 2010/2012

- Visual Studio 2012 Team Foundation Server

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.