Business Intelligence Analyst and Reporting Developer

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Xylem |ˈzīləm|

1) The tissue in plants that brings water upward from the roots.

2) a leading global water technology company.

Xylem, a leading global water technology company dedicated to solving the world’s most challenging water issues, is the leading global provider of efficient, innovative, and sustainable water technologies improving the way water is used, managed, conserved, and re-used. Our international team is unified in a common purpose: creating advanced technology and other trusted solutions to solve the world’s water challenges. We are committed to creating an organization of inclusion and diversity, where everyone feels involved, respected, valued and connected, and where everyone is free to bring their authentic selves and ideas.

If you are excited and passionate about helping us #letssolvewater, we want to hear from you! For more information, please visit us at​.

We Offer You More Than Just “A Job”

  • Professional Development – To advance the capabilities of our people, we offer a wide variety of experiences to support our employees’ professional growth and continuous learning.
  • Total Rewards – We offer comprehensive programs for compensation, benefits, recognition, learning and development, work-life integration, and corporate citizenship.
  • Watermark – Watermark is our corporate social responsibility program working to provide education and access to safe water to ensure healthy lives, gender equality, and resilient communities. Employees have the opportunity to learn and volunteer on various water-related projects.
  • Employee Networks – Our Employee Networks provide a professional, supportive network for employees from diverse backgrounds, including Women’s, LGBT+ and Allies, Veteran’s, People of Color and Allies, Hispanic Origin & Latin Affinity, Emerging Leaders, and Working Parents Networks.

The Role:

The Business Intelligence Analyst and Reporting Developer will serve as a technical subject matter expert in the area of Business Intelligence (BI), specifically on frontend reporting applications, under the Enterprise Applications – Business Intelligence and Data Warehousing department.

In this position, will be part of the department’s BI Functional team focused on understanding Xylem’s enterprise analytic requirements and for the development and support of frontend reporting applications.

This position can be based and performed in any location in the United States, except Colorado

Essential Duties/Principal Responsibilities:

  • Engage with different business units and IT groups in understanding analytic requirements and work with the BI team in providing time and effort estimations and functional specifications
  • Work with the BI & DW team in developing and maintaining Xylem’s PowerBI enterprise environment and supported reporting applications
  • Build reports and dashboards in PowerBI according to requirement
  • Work with the data warehousing architect/developers in information and concept modeling
  • Provide end user training and support on PowerBI functionality and published enterprise reports across Xylem’s business units and sales companies
  • Work with the BI & DW team on designing, modifying, and monitoring PowerBI enterprise datasets from various sources.
  • Participation in Xylem Watermark volunteer activities

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Work on assigned development projects following Xylem’s BI strategy, standards, and principles
  • Collaborate with functional experts, database administrators, and/or infrastructure support teams as required in project or support work
  • Serve as project manager for assigned small to medium BI & DW projects when required
  • Provide development support as needed for other legacy reporting tools – SAP Business Objects Web Intelligence, Tableau
  • Collaborate with other colleagues within the team in ensuring that work requirements are met and delivered according to commitment and quality standards
  • Perform change management according to prescribed company processes, including migrating changes through testing environments and into the production environment.

Key Competencies:

  • (Job Function specific; simplified list with reference to full description by Career Stage in MyHR.)
  • Continuous improvement mindset
  • Cross-boundary collaboration
  • Planning & prioritizing work
  • To see detailed proficiency level by Job Function and Career Stage, visit MyHR/MyDevelopment.

Key Relationships:

  • External: Consultants and support team/vendors of 3rd party software
  • Internal: IT department, application owners, end users

Minimum Qualifications: Education, Experience, Skills, Abilities, License/Certification:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology or related field and/or equivalent work experience
  • Minimum 5 years of experience working in a similar capacity or with the with the Microsoft Business Intelligence stack (PowerBI/SSAS/SSRS) and at least two years of experience on Power BI Service
  • Expert in data visualization and creating analytic solutions that are user intuitive and visually appealing
  • Excellent in analytical thinking for translating data into informative visuals and reports
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English
  • Knowledgeable in enterprise business processes and data such as finance, sales, inventory, etc.
  • Demonstrated analytical problem-solving skills
  • Self-motivated, able to set priorities and translate specific goals into action and follow through to achieve goals and execute projects with minimal oversight
  • Collaborative and effective team player and able to work with teams who are globally dispersed
  • Experience participating in and managing complex projects an advantage.

Preferred Qualifications:

Additional preferences for a specific position.

  • Proficient in creating custom calculations in Power BI using DAX scripting
  • Proficient in data transformation in Power BI using M scripting
  • Experience optimizing large tabular model datasets in Power BI or Analysis Services
  • Experience in building reports SAP Business Objects Web Intelligence and/or Tableau
  • Experience in BI project management.

Physical Demands:

(The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)

  • Office:  Florescent lighting, dust, recycled air, cooling fans, semi-enclosed areas, central heating, seasonal warmer temperatures, and office noise
  • Shop:    In locations with a factory or shop floor, exposure to factory/shop and machinery.  

Work Environment:

(The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)

  • Office:  Standard office equipment; work usually performed in an office setting free from any disagreeable elements.
  • Job Site: Regular exposure to job site conditions and hazards, e.g. petrochemical refineries, mills, mines, construction sites, industrial/power plants, wastewater treatment plants, etc.
  • Shop: Regular exposure to all outdoor weather conditions; intermittent exposure to shop and job site noise.
  • Standard weekly job hours: 40+

This position can be based and performed in any location in the United States, except Colorado

Xylem is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.