Microstrategy Development Manager

Confidential Company  •  Mclean, VA and Mclean, VA

11 - 15 years experience  •  Financial Services

$130K - $160K ($130K - $160K base + Bonus)
Posted on 08/03/17 by Stephanie Baker
Confidential Company
Mclean, VA
11 - 15 years experience
Financial Services
$130K - $160K
($130K - $160K base + Bonus)
Posted on 08/03/17 Stephanie Baker

Prestigious Financial Services Organization is seeking a Development Manager to manage a team of developers responsible for project delivery and production support for a suite of BI/Analytics Microstrategy applications.

Responsibilities Include:

  • * Resource Management for a team of MicroStrategy Developers
  • *Advisor to project teams regarding design and development activities, standards, risk mitigation and issue resolution.
  • * Thought leader of team that interacts with business teams and other stakeholders to define reporting solutions to meet diverse, complex business needs.
  • *Recommends changes to policies and established procedures that affect immediate organization's success.
  • *Manage and track action items, issues, and risks associated with a suite of applications. Follow up on items with appropriate parties to ensure their resolution and/or escalate issues in a timely fashion.
  • * Partner with Architecture Services to develop Reference Architectures, Patterns and Roadmaps for BI/Analytics. Establish and maintain design and development best practices.
  • * Define and develop strategy for the roll out of the new features of the MicroStrategy tool and version upgrades.
  • *Development and monitoring of performance metrics and Service Level Agreements.
  • *Provide proactive production support for MicroStrategy and other BI/Analytics applications. This includes monitoring usage patterns and recommending improvements.


  • *Bachelor's degree in computer science or related discipline; or an equivalent combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and skills may be acquired.
  • * Minimum of 10 years of relevant IT related experience and 3+ years management experience
  • * Minimum of 10 years experience with relational databases and SQL
  • * Minimum 7years of current and hands-on experience with the MicroStrategy tool and demonstrated expertise with complex and high volume Datamarts with Star Schema and Type 2 dimensions. Demonstrated experience delivering solutions to stringent SLAs for report performance.
  • *Thorough knowledge of all features of MicroStrategy including but not limited to the following capabilities - Dimensional Modeling, Enterprise Manager, Cube Advisor, Cube creation/management/automation, Distribution Services, Transactional services, Visual Insight, Mobile.
  • *Experience planning initiatives (including creation of business cases, formation of projects, and development of resource plans)
  • *Demonstrated delivery of multiple complex projects
  • * Ability to manage multiple priorities and meet critical deadlines
  • * Demonstrated partnership with business clients and value proposition of projects I
  • portfolio.
  • * Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • * Strong customer service skills
  • *Experience managing dedicated and matrixed resources
  • * Ability to establish I build cross divisional relationships I collaboration
  • *Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Ability to communicate effectively with team members, stakeholders, and Sr. management on both the business and IT sides.

Preferred Skills

  • * Understanding of the secondary mortgage industry.
  • * MicroStrategy certified
  • *Experience with Agile development
  • *Experience with SQL Server Reporting Services, SAS, Tableau
  • *Experience with Big Data
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