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Database Administrator (DBA), Application & Business Intelligence (BI) Developer

Company: Great Hearts Academies
Location: Texas City
Posted on: March 17, 2023

Job Description:

POSITION: Database Administrator (DBA), Application & Business Intelligence (BI) Developer
DEPARTMENT: Great Hearts Texas Home Office / Great Hearts Online
REPORTS TO: Senior Director of Data Strategy
FLSA: Salaried, exempt

Company Description Great Hearts is a nonprofit network of public charter schools dedicated to improving education nationwide through classical preparatory K-12 academies. A Great Hearts education prepares students to be more than just proficient test takers; rather, it prepares them to become great-hearted and virtuous leaders capable of success throughout their higher education and professional careers. With a curriculum built upon a character-centered, classical liberal arts tradition and a revolutionary approach to school itself, Great Hearts cultivates the hearts and minds of students through the pursuit of Truth, Goodness, and Beauty. Great Hearts serves over 20,000 students in both Texas and Arizona.

Position Summary We are seeking a DBA / BI Developer to assist with improving the creation, collection, organization, operationalization, automation, visualization, and democratization of information collected and used throughout Great Hearts Texas & Great Hearts Online. Stakeholders invest much of their time in creating manual and time intensive resources and reports. We are looking for an individual who can support all Great Hearts Texas Lead Office Teams and Schools to automate and operationalize this work.

The DBA / BI Developer is a leadership role which will necessitate technical abilities in:

- Data Architecture: Design the data management systems for Great Hearts. The architecture plan should allow all data systems to ingest, integrate, and manage all the required sources of data for organizational reporting needs.

- Data Engineering: This will require the setup of the Data Warehouse using SQL, Python, and R. This will require knowing the ins-and-outs of SQL database systems and ETL Solutions.

- Data Base Administration: Ensure that the Data Warehouse functions seamlessly for all users in Great Hearts. This will require updating and optimizing the data warehouse so that it does not interfere with workflow, and sensitive information is secure.

- Software Development: Oversee developing, deploying, and maintaining data tools and BI interfaces. Those include query tools, data visualization, interactive dashboards, ad hoc reporting, data modeling and other data tools as needed.

Qualifications, Competencies, and Strengths:

  • The ideal candidate must have a drive to learn and master new technologies and techniques.
  • Excellent combination of good communication skills and technical skills.
  • Have strong expertise in data collection, cleaning, preprocessing, and analyzing data.
  • Proficiency in Visual Basic, Excel and Power BI are required to automate reports and visualize opportunities through interactive charts and tables.
  • Ability to work with multiple stakeholders and assisting them with their data needs.
  • Knowledge of R, Python, SQL, DAX, and Power Query M to manipulate data.
  • Experience working with Java, C# and HTML is essential.
    Valued Partner: You have a strong track record building partnership with stakeholders sharing advice and perspectives that are readily received and implemented. You are an exceptional listener - you hear what stakeholder partners are saying, what they are not saying, and have insights as to why and how to support.

    Influencer: Without formal authority and through trust and partnership, you significantly influence stakeholders and decisions.

    Entrepreneur: You will thrive in the widely defined space within Great Hearts. You envision the future, turn dreams into operational plans and actions, navigate ambiguity, and think and act across multiple functions. Starting and building something is in your blood.

    Model Virtuous Behavior: As an individual and leader, you live the values, beliefs, and virtues of Great Hearts.

    Strong work ethic combined with a high level of professionalism focused on delivering results

    Must always be committed to providing excellent customer service under all circumstances

    Exceptional communications skills and the ability to build strong relationships

    Honest approach to collaboration, communication, teams, and community

    Ability to travel 20% of time

    Type of clearance:

    - Must complete Texas Department of Public Safety fingerprint clearance and background check.

    - Physical functions: Requires but is not limited to standing, sitting, repetitious hand and body movements, bending, squatting, and reaching. May be required to move or position equipment up to 50 pounds approximately.

    This description reflects management's assignment of essential functions; it does not exclude or restrict the additional tasks that may be assigned.

    Great Hearts Academies is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Keywords: Great Hearts Academies, Texas City , Database Administrator (DBA), Application & Business Intelligence (BI) Developer, IT / Software / Systems , Texas City, Texas

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