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Report Developer
Ref No.: 21-06009
Location: Bradenton, Florida
Pay Rate : $ 100,000.00 - 105,000.00 /Hour
  • Reports to the Manager of Data and Reporting Services.
  • Extensive interaction with the Director of Customer Systems and Analytics and other team members.
  • Will work collaboratively with Software Development Engineers, Analysts, other IT staff, and business stakeholders to create, convert, maintain, and support SSRS reports for all areas of the business.
  • Partner with leadership and internal stakeholders to understand business and end-user needs, gain subject matter expertise and assess key opportunities, then design and implement high quality data and reporting solutions.
  • Build visual reports, dashboard and KPI scorecards
  • Communicate with report consumers and other stakeholders to elicit and document reporting requirements and propose appropriate solutions.
  • Design, document and develop functional and technical specifications, report mock-ups, prototypes, and final delivery of reporting solutions.
  • Proactively work to improve and automate reporting processes.
  • Design and conversion of reports from other reporting platforms to Microsoft SSRS.
  • Administration and configuration of SSRS servers.
  • Develop ad-hoc queries and stored procedures for data mining and data validation.
  • Lead the team in troubleshooting and maintenance of existing reports and databases and assist with resolving problems when they arise.
  • Supporting role in:
    • Understanding of the organization's goals and objectives.
    • Exposure to database development and design.
    • Project management skills and/or project-based work structures, project lifecycle models, etc.
    • Partner with the team in developing and implementing process improvements for data & reporting teams as needed.
    • Conduct analysis to determine the best path for solving business problems/opportunities that may include process improvement, system enhancement, or solution procurement.
    • The development and implementation of standards, procedures, and all required controls for reporting development as needed.
    • Identification and implementation of solutions to ensure accurate, reliable and well documented reports.
    • The development of an overall strategy for addressing the business needs surrounding reporting and data analytics.
    • Design and support the development and maintenance of a data and reporting systems architecture strategy.
    • The development and implementation of plans, direction and strategies for the IS department in their specific area of focus for reporting, and database development.
    • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • A desire to work within a fast-paced, collaborative, and team-based environment
  • Strong experience in reporting systems and development (3-5 years)
    • Core reporting applications must include Microsoft Reporting Services and Microsoft Excel.
    • Optional skillsets may include Power BI, Tableau, Access, Crystal Reports, or Business Objects Enterprise solutions.
    • Reporting systems to include experience with installing, administering, and maintaining Microsoft Reporting Services databases and toolsets along with the administration of Reporting Services architecture
  • Strong SQL skills
  • Familiarly with SQL Server and/or Azure
  • Familiarity with report scheduling tools, including establishing and maintaining data driven subscriptions
  • Familiarity with source control applications, such as Team Foundation Services
  • Highly self-motivated and directed and able to prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment
  • Strong problem-solving abilities, team player, ability to balance multiple tasks and competing priorities
  • Excellent listening and interpersonal skills
    • Excellent organizational, verbal and written communication skills
    • Excellent customer-service orientation
  • Keen attention to detail
  • Ability to define
    • Systemic requirements for reports to ensure maintainability
    • Monitoring requirements and implement protocols for handling alerts
  • Review and complete acceptance testing on deliverables
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
    • Able to conduct research into database/reporting development issues and products
    • Experience diagnosing and resolving errors in complex reports
  • Knowledge of applicable data privacy practices
  • Retail industry reporting experience a plus but not required
  • Other optional skill sets may include
    • Microsoft Power Automation and Workflows
    • ETL processing using SQL Server Integration Services
    • C# and/or VB.NET languages
    • PL-SQL and Oracle skills
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education, training, certification or experience.