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Business Objects Developer - 18-01478
Ref No.: 18-01478
Location: New York, New York
Position Type:Contract
Start Date / End Date: 08/06/2018 to 06/06/2019
Job Description

The Merchant Banking Technology team supports all aspects of the Merchant Bank’s private equity fund investing - including sourcing potential investors and investments, deal execution, fund management, statements, budget/planning and revenue reporting.

Merchant Banking Technology is developing a platform to meet divisional, firmwide, and external investor reporting requirements. SAP Business Objects is a central tool in this platform. This role will interface with the Merchant Banking business on a day to day basis to determine reporting requirements and create/modify those reports in Business Objects.

Additional responsibilities include support/maintenance of the division’s Business Objects infrastructure, support/development of the Business Objects Universe, and to provide input to the best practices for report development.

Responsibilities include:
  • Interact with the business to gather requirements.
  • Understand current business flows, processes, architecture and leverage that in designing and developing reports.
  • Hands on development in Business Objects, SQL. Familiarity with Tableau or QlikView beneficial.
  • Work with other technology areas to leverage solutions developed in other parts of the firm.
  • Train both IT and Business users in the best practices for developing reports.
  • Participate in code/design reviews and provide input into best practices for report and universe development.
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in computer science, engineering, math, physics, or other related field
  • 3 years experience in the use of the SAP Business Objects reporting platform designing and writing both data universes and reports.
  • 3 years experience in programming with SQL.
  • Experience in gathering requirements with Clients.
  • Good communication/interpersonal skills.
  • Database skills Sybase IQ/MS Sql Server.
  • Prior experience with data visualization tools Qlik or Tableau
  • Finance: Understanding of market dynamics and conventions.