Business intelligence specialists are in charge of assisting businesses with intelligence and information technology solutions to improve operations and overall profitability. These professionals help information technology professionals solve request tickets and analyze a variety of metrics in different projects.
One of their main responsibilities is processing analytics using a variety of software tools. This information is then read by other specialists. These specialists also write detailed reports based on the business data found. In addition, these specialists share important project data that can improve productivity and report their progress to the business intelligence manager in their department. Some other responsibilities include facilitating information gathering sessions and keeping accurate technical and business documentation. These professionals manage and analyze data structure and quality on a regular basis to make business decisions.
They possess strong analytical and problem solving skills to come up with efficient ways to solve business intelligence obstacles. Business intelligence specialists can work in a team environment to reach all company and client goals. These professionals have self-start capabilities and need minimal supervision to conduct their tasks. In addition, these professionals have to gather business requirements for customer projects. They are proficient with spreadsheets and database software to conduct troubleshooting activities. These specialists create news ways to relay information to clients in a more effective way. Business intelligence specialists actively participate in business meetings to suggest innovative manners to make business processes more efficient. They help train end users and clients to become familiar with new technology and applications. A bachelor's degree in business intelligence, computer science, or a related field is necessary for this job. Previous years of work experience in an specialist capacity can be helpful. Industry certifications are a plus.
Business Intelligence Specialist Tasks
Provide application analysis and data modeling design to collect data for centralized data warehouse.
Extract data from databases and data warehouses for reporting and to facilitate sharing between multiple data systems.
Proficient in the use of query and reporting analysis tools.
Standardize data collection by developing methods for database design and validation reports.