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Business Intelligence Systems Developer in Ann Arbor, MI at ProQuest

Date Posted: 5/21/2018

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    Ann Arbor, MI
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Job Description

ProQuest – Who we are…

The ProQuest Mission: Better research. Better learning, Better insights. ProQuest enables people to change their world. ProQuest supports the efforts of students and researchers across the globe. Providing important research tools and curating treasure troves of content has helped ProQuest to become an industry leader in the Information Services market.


What will I be doing?

As a Business Intelligence Systems Developer, you will be responsible for delivering and supporting application lifestyle projects utilizing commercial, open source and custom-developed software. In this position there will be a focus on ProQuest business applications. You will work to analyze and prioritize future work, evaluate new builds, explore new technologies and scope out projects. 


In this position, you will also…

• Work closely with teams to gather, analyze, and document business cases, functional and technical requirements, and process flow diagrams for new projects, enhancements to existing solutions and production issues reported by end users.

• Participate in end to end implementation planning including project management, issue management, communication and change management.  

• Interpret business needs and technical requirements into an integrated solution, providing direction for system enhancements and defect fixes.

• Manage UAT with end users including coordination and user acceptance signoff.

• Manage relationships with multiple teams for new solution features and technical support.

• Accountable for the timely delivery of projects as per established roadmaps by working closely with the business teams.

• Create, deliver, and present end-user training materials to users throughout the organization.

• Occasionally assist with management/change control of systems.


Qualified Candidates must have…

• Bachelor’s degree or higher in related field, plus 3 years of experience with manipulating data and preparing as-is process documentation, to-be process documentation, and detailed gap analysis, or equivalent combination of education and experience. 

• Strong and effective written, verbal, and presentation skills with the ability to collaborate with team members and business stakeholders at all levels of the organization.

• Experience with technologies/applications specific to functional area.

• Prior experience analyzing and documenting complex business processes and writing requirements specifications for Information Systems.

• Experience working on projects with offshore teams.

• Experience in project conceptualization and planning.

• Ability to successfully complete complex technical projects.

• Ability to work in a fast paced and dynamic development environment.

• Commitment to a disciplined methodological approach, while also possessing the ability to work in very dynamic environments.

• Ability to work on complex issues where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation and may require collaboration across multiple technical teams.


It would be awesome if you also had…

• Knowledge in business intelligence tools like Tableau and Power BI


Other important information about this position:

• This position will be based in the Ann Arbor, MI – ProQuest office location; occasional remote work may be acceptable, subject to approval. 

• Occasional travel may be required.

• This position requires weekday (Monday – Friday) attendance with scheduling flexibility available around standard business hours to accommodate clients in alternate geographies and time zones.

• Every position requires certain physical capabilities. ProQuest seeks to make reasonable accommodations that enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential duties when possible.


More to love about becoming a PQ employee!

• We offer professional development opportunities with a significant focus on learning

• We hold fun on-site events

• Our employee population is smart and highly collaborative

• We have a relaxed dress code… yes, that means blue jeans (and not just on Fridays!)

• All of our employees have access to ProQuest research products including e-books, genealogy and academic journals.


At ProQuest, we work hard and have fun doing it. If you take pride in in engineering and creating amazing software in a collaborative environment, please consider joining our talented team!




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