Business Intelligence Architect (MicroStrategy)

Consulting Philadelphia, Pennsylvania


The Senior Business Intelligence Architect will have strong knowledge in the areas of Information exchange, management, delivery and consumption. Experience leading multiple projects through software development processes and performed in a variety of client facing and delivery roles in that life cycle with primary focus on Business Intelligence is highly desirable.

  • Develop solution blueprint and architecture specification for evolving business processes which are primarily focused on business planning and goal setting
  • Work with the other architects to explore specific solutions and define the scope of the project
  • Serve as liaison to the business community, to ensure that its needs are fully understood by the project team
  • Review prototypes, solution blueprints, and project scope to ensure that the needs of the business are being met
  • Raise awareness of the solution and assist change management team to develop strategies around improving user adoption
  • Collaborating with end users to identify needs and opportunities for improved data management and delivery
  • Work very closely with development/testing teams to ensure proper implementation
  • Improving and streamlining processes regarding data flow and data quality to improve data accuracy, viability and value
  • Staying current with industry trends and advising and educating management on their relative importance and impact
  • 5+ years of data modeling and MicroStrategy schema layer development experience
  • Proficiency with tuning the MicroStrategy SQL engine
  • Database application development experience to include physical data model creation, data movement/migration activities (ETL), and operations and maintenance support of database applications
  • Active Secret Clearance is a plus, however not required
  • Strong business and analytical skills including direct interaction with business end users for requirements analysis
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent in Information Technology, Computer Science, CIS, Engineering, or Math

General Skills

  • Balanced mix of technical and business skills
  • Strong abilities in problem identification and solving
  • Strategic direction – both conforming to and helping to define
  • Proficient with MicroStrategy BI technology
  • Fully capable of defining and verifying OLAP strategies, frameworks etc
  • Database Design with high volumes and critical performance needs
  • Proficient with SQL, Report forms, consumption devices, usage analysis etc
  • Ability of evaluating design options and provide recommendations
  • Subject Matter Expertise of Life Sciences - Commercial Insights and Operations
  • Strong Communication and Interpersonal Skills
  • Ability to instill and reinforce a strong customer service and business-oriented ethic in the entire team
  • Ability to balance between data needs and requirements for action
  • Strong management and leadership skills with a proactive participative management style
  • Ability to work well and productively, always projecting a positive outlook in a fast-paced, sometimes stressful environment
  • Master Data Management
  • Requirements planning, formulation and documentation


  • Great Culture focused on our customers and team members
  • Datastrong offers a compensation plan consisting of a competitive base salary and an uncapped bonus
  • Health coverage with Vision and Dental options
  • Flexible spending account options
  • 401k plan offerings
  • Paid holidays and vacation
  • Free lunch Fridays!!