Appvion, Inc.

  • BI Analyst - Analytics

    Location US-WI-Appleton
    Job ID
  • Expected Results

    • Plan, design, develop, validate, and launch efficient business, financial, and operations solutions in support of core organizational functions and business processes using Business Intelligence toolset.
    • Meet with customers to gain understanding of their business data needs and identify and recommend solutions.
    • Facilitate delivery of data for critical decision-making based on customer needs.
    • Collaborate with team members to implement and support current and future business solutions.
    • Capability to learn new software tools in a timely manner.

    Supporting Activities

    • Communicate application problems and issues to key stakeholders, including management, development teams, end users, and unit leaders in a professional manner.
    • Participate in ongoing data validation to ensure data integrity and reliability.
    • Design, develop and deliver software or application training materials.
    • Post software updates, drivers, knowledge bases, and frequently asked questions resources on company intranet to assist in problem resolution.
    • Perform preventative maintenance, including the installation of service packs, patches, hot fixes, anti-virus software, and so on.
    • Identify and learn appropriate software applications used and supported by the organization.
    • Monitor and collect data on system performance.  
    • Practice daily continuous improvement in all aspects of work, emphasizing problem solving and sharing with others.
    • Assist with the preparation and presentation of project proposals and other department communications.
    • Analyze, detect, identify and correct technical problems and deficiencies in business, financial, and operations systems.
    • Field incoming problem tickets from end users to resolve application and software issues within servers, databases, and other mission-critical systems.
    • Using prescribed continuous improvement methods, record, track, and document root cause and corrective actions, and implement solutions.

    Required Prior Accomplishments - Experience - Skills

    • College or university degree Information Systems or related field required.
    • Strong analytical report and dashboard development skills, with 2-3 years experience with report development.
    • Understanding of logical and physical data models
    • Broad knowledge of programming languages or software configuration techniques.
    • Fluent in Business Intelligence and Data Warehouse concepts.
    • Familiar with Extract-Transform-Load (ETL) processes
    • Able to develop and interpret technical documentation for training and end user procedures.
    • Good understanding of the organization’s goals and objectives.
    • Highly self-motivated and directed.
    • Ability to absorb new ideas and concepts quickly.
    • Good analytical and problem-solving abilities.
    • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.
    • Ability to present ideas in business-friendly and user-friendly language.
    • Very strong customer service orientation.
    • Strong written, oral, interpersonal, and presentational skills.
    • Ability to maintain confidentiality with regard to the information being processed, stored or accessed.


    Preferred Skill Set

    • Database Technology: SQL Server, DB2
    • BI Technology: Information Builders, WebFocus, SSIS, SSRS


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