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Senior Business Intelligence Analyst

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Job Title: Senior Business Intelligence Analyst
Location: Olathe, KS, Mid-West United States, USA
Company: Cargill, Inc
Industry Sector: Food/Processing
Industry Type: Commodities and Trading
Career Type: Business Development/Strategic Management
Job Type: Full Time
Minimum Years Experience Required: N/A
Salary: N/A
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Position Purpose & Summary

This Senior Business Intelligence Analyst will enable the data and analysis capabilities for various business lines or functions within Cargill Feed & Nutrition (CFN) U.S. The role will actively partner with business stakeholders to solve problems through data and the application of reporting and analysis tools.  The role requires an analyst skilled in the use of data and technology for reporting and analysis.   The role will create and deliver data sets, metrics, reports, dashboards and insights for the organization. 


The role will also work with business stakeholders to address current initiatives and future opportunities, surface unseen issues with business processes, and to adopt a data centric view of business practices and operations. A successful candidate will be one who demonstrates a curiosity to explore data sets and sources as well as a resourceful problem solver.

Principal Accountabilities

45%    Development of Technical Solutions:  Responsible for development of technical solutions needed to provide an effective and efficient data and analysis solution that can support the business.  Through knowledge of data structures, ability to join/integrate tables to provide the necessary data for analytics and/or reporting.  Primary development will occur in SQL Server or Hadoop environments.

35%   Analyze and Deliver New Reports:  Working directly with business stakeholders across functions and/or business lines, the BI Analyst will evaluate the business environment and develop BI solutions.  Strong communication skills are required to solicit the requirements and communicate with non-technical business stakeholders effectively. 


15% Provide coaching and training across the business on the use of data / analysis / reporting tools.  Part of this role includes the ability to drive the behavior of the business to use data and tools in ways they may have been resistant to in the past. This will require not only interpersonal relationships but also a level of expertise displayed by the analyst.


5%    BI Reporting Governance and Process Improvement:  The BI Analyst will be responsible for the governance (standards and documentation) of solutions developed. The Analyst will also be responsible for identifying opportunities to catalogue, streamline and improve data and analysis solutions. Adherence to the Data & BI team best practices will also be the responsibility of the analyst.

 Minimum Required Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Minimum four years of experience in a combination of the following disciplines: 1.  Data Visualization and generation (Tableau, Domo, D3, etc.), 2.  Database Querying (SQL, IBM AS400, SAP HANA, 3.  General Reporting Analyst role
  • Minimum two years experience in Dashboard/Data Visualization Applications (Tableau, QlikView, Domo, Birst, etc.)
  • Minimum two years experience in Alteryx, Knime, or a similar ETL tool/process
  • Advanced analytical and problem-solving skills with the ability to understand business and technical functions, process information quickly and assess impacts to data elements
  • Possess highly developed interpersonal skills to build strong positive business relationships
  • Demonstrated ability to take initiative
  • Experience documenting technical processes
  • Experience generating analysis and presenting to business users and leadership
  • Ability to travel up to 10%
Preferred Qualifications
  • Advanced Degree in Business, Management, MIS, Statistics, or Computer Science
  • Minimum of six years in a BI/Reporting or Data Analyst role
  • Work experience in a line of business
  • SQL, R, Python or similar language
  • SAP experience
  • Microsoft SQL Server, Toad, Business Objects
  • Previous experience working in a Hadoop environment
  • Demonstrated ability to understand business requirements and identify data patterns, trends and risks
  • Demonstrated ability to quickly learn
  • Experience in Data Mining Tools (Alteryx, Knime, Rapidminer etc.).  Alteryx preferred


This position is posted internally as well as externally.

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Job Post Date: 03/30/19
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