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Essbase Developer
Ref No.: 18-07634
Location: New York, New York
Essbase Developer
New York, NY
8 months +
**Must not require sponsorship (US citizen or GC holder)**

**Must have true Essbase knowledge. Will be an SME, thus must have more than just partial knowledge.**

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