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Essbase - Senior
Ref No.: 18-22630
Location: New York, New York
Start Date: 04/17/2018
Job title: Essbase - Senior
Work Location: New York City
Duration 8th month
Job type: W2 contract
Only USC and GC

Job Description: 
We are seeking a Senior Solutions Engineer to provide technical leadership for a project focused on the analysis of existing Essbase cubes and associated data and calculations owned by our Finance team, followed up with recommendations to improve the approach.  The ideal candidate will have an extensive background in Essbase and demonstrated business acumen, coupled with experience in the Financial Services industry.

Principal Responsibilities:
Work with multiple stakeholders to analyze existing Essbase cubes and associated calculations and allocations
Document current state and existing pain points
Understand business and technical requirements, and make recommendations for improvements to more effectively solve current and future business problems
Develop code to improve Essbase cubes to support additional business needs
Help business understand when Essbase may not be the optimal technical solution and propose alternatives

Competencies for Success and Required Qualifications:
BA/BS degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related discipline, with at least 4 years of experience developing successful Essbase implementations
Batch scripting and MAXL scripting including logging and error handling
Experience in the allocation of data using Essbase and/or other technologies
Cognos Framework and report development experience is desirable
Strong problem solving and structuring skills, with ability to bring actionable insights through effective communication
Ability to work independently as well as in team environment, providing structure in ambiguous situations
Ability to independently and quickly ramp up on new business and technical concepts