Business Intelligence Architect

Nielsen   •  

Bentonville, AR

5 - 7 years

Posted 237 days ago

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Business Intelligence Architect - 7318

Technology and Engineering - USA Bentonville, Arkansas 

The Nielsen account team servicing Walmart is looking for a Business Intelligence (BI) Architect to lead the development of reporting and BI solutions, deliver maximum value to our client through powerful solutions, and create insights that empower Walmart to grow their business.  This is your opportunity to work with world-class data assets and delivery value at a massive scale.


Working under the guidance of a Technical Solutions Team Lead, the Business Intelligence (BI) Architect will contribute to the overall client satisfaction, team success, and technical platform capabilities. A strong candidate will lead the development of best-in-class analytics and reporting solutions for our clients while leveraging Nielsen’s world class data assets.


Job Responsibilities


  • Applies analytic curiosity and creativity to build and deliver custom reporting and business intelligence solutions to deliver valuable insights to our clients

  • Write SQL scripts of varying complexity to build robust ETL processes managing the transformation, manipulation and staging needed for solutions development

  • Collaborates with client services, internal and external stakeholders and subject-matter experts to understand the needs, challenges, and opportunities that exist to improve our solutions portfolio

  • Designs and develops engaging solutions by working with MicroStrategy, SQL, and MS Office to develop reports, dashboards, and applications

  • Works with the Performance and Platform team to understand and leverage new data and systems capabilities

  • Keeps efficiency in mind proactively looking for opportunities to automate solutions and manual business processes

  • Work cross-functionally with external Clients and teams responsible for backend databases

  • Demonstrate proficiency in technology platforms to develop knowledge necessary to support Client delivery

  • Be a positive influence for change management; lead by example

  • Build knowledge across all categories to become the key information resource for internal and external clients

  • Must display sense of urgency and commitment to excellence



  • Undergraduate Degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics, Business, or other technical field required

  • Masters Degree or advanced technical certifications a plus

  • 4-7 years of experience with development using BI software (MicroStrategy, Tableau, PowerBI, Cognos, Spotfire) required.

  • 3 years experience with Angular or other front-end web application experience a plus.

  • 3 years of experience with SQL and relational databases (MS SQL Server) a plus.

  • 3 years of experience in design and user experience (UX)

  • Highly experienced in Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint, and Word) and Google (Sheets, Slides, and Docs)

  • Experience with descriptive and exploratory analysis using data collection, extraction and manipulation techniques.

  • Experience with process scheduling and automation is preferred but not required (eg. Visual Cron)

  • Experience with Retail or Consumer Goods data is preferred.

  • Experience coding in VBA, Java, Python, R, or compareable language is a plus.

  • Familarity with Scrum or Agile development philosphies is a plus.

Leadership & Development


  • Raises the overall capabilities of the team by actively engaging and consulting with internal and external clients to understand their needs and deliver high quality solutions

  • Works with the team to shape and influence the strategy of the collective portfolio of reporting and BI solutions

  • Engages with peers as a thought leader proactively pursuing opportunities to raise the bar on our processes, techniques, and solutions

  • Contributes to and use online knowledge repositories to promote a culture of efficiency and sharing

  • Acts as a role model for the Nielsen Values of Open, Connected, Personal and Useful

  • Contributes to the creation of an environment that team members are proud to be a part of and others want to join

  • Champions a culture of strategic collaboration across the Nielsen organization

  • Contributes to and uses online knowledge repositories to promote a culture of efficiency and sharing

  • Provides guidance and coaching to junior level team members


People Management (As Applicable)

  • Provides oversight to work-load, prioritizing and allocating resources as required

  • Assesses and support the professional development of a high performing team by modeling Nielsen Leadership traits, sharing expertise, coaching and mentoring junior level associates and providing timely, regular feedback

  • Sets clear goals that create impact and drives results and holds individuals accountable to deliver against these goals.

  • Recognizes and reward exemplary performance, celebrate team accomplishments