Senior Business Intelligence (BI) Developer

Mikan Associates   Lincolnshire, IL   Full-time     Information Services / Technology (IT)
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Posted on March 21, 2021

Sr. Business Intelligence (BI) Developer

Company: Mikan Associates

Location: Chicago, IL

Employment Type: Full-time

Experience: 4+ years

Salary: $97,000

About Mikan

Mikan Associates is a data and analytics boutique consultancy, serving clients with small, agile teams delivering game changing solutions in the most dynamic industries. Our consultants work on front lines – collaborating shoulder to shoulder with our clients. We’re a “roll up your sleeves” culture, actively supporting each other as we tackle unique and fun challenges every day.

Position Summary

As a core member of our consulting team, you’ll develop impactful solutions for our clients driving data and analytics strategy and roadmaps, implement new reporting and analytics platforms, develop data management and advanced analytics solutions while gaining exposure to a variety of industries including healthcare, manufacturing & distribution, financial services, retail, hospitality, and education.

Key Responsibilities

As a Senior Consultant, you will be expected to:

  • Work closely with our clients as a trusted advisor to evaluate requirements and develop data and analytics solutions
  • Work with your project team to develop, manage, and execute against project plans
  • Analyze both qualitative and quantitative information in order to produce insights for our clients
  • Extract and evaluate information gathered from multiple sources, resolve data conflicts, and customize communication of key data findings to diverse audiences
  • Develop visual analytics
  • Develop data integration/ ETL/ ELT processes
  • Coordinate activities with data source application owners to ensure integration and data integrity
  • Implement advanced analytics solutions using Big Data technologies

Position Qualifications:


  • Bachelor’s degree in a technology, information science, and/or a computer-related field
  • Master’s degree in a business or information related field

No Visa Sponsorship:

  • Mikan does not offer sponsorship for any visas required to work in the United States. All qualified applicants must be US citizens or Permanent residents


  • 4 Plus years of experience in implementing Data and Analytics Solutions using mainstream Data Management technologies – Oracle, SQL Server, DB2, Teradata, Snowflake, Netezza, Hadoop, or similar
  • 4 Plus years of experience on Design, and Data Integration (ETL) development.
  • Experience in implementing Data Warehousing using mainstream Data Integration technologies -- SSIS, Python, Qlik, Snowflake, FiveTran
  • 4 Plus years of experience with Data Visualization tools such as SAP Business Objects, Tableau, QlikView, Power BI or similar
  • 4 Plus year of experience -- Adherence to Data Management development and deployment best practice
  • Valid US driver’s license and reliable transportation with the ability to travel to regional client sites
  • All qualified applicants must be US citizens or Permanent residents

Core Competencies:

  • Mastery of tools: Strong technical experience in one or more of the following Data Management technologies: Snowflake, Informatica, SQL Server, SAP HANA, Hadoop, and Cassandra, Spark, Alooma, FiveTran
  • Strong technical experience in one or more of the following Analytics technologies: Tableau, Power BI
  • Excellent organizational skills to work in a fast-paced environment and manage and prioritize multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Demonstrated success collaborating with teams to achieve stakeholder expectations
  • Client-centric mentality: reliable, professional, exceeds expectations
  • Track record for independently learning new technologies quickly, and passion for personal professional development
  • Strong troubleshooting and diagnostic skills to determine and resolve root issues
  • Strong written, and verbal communication, as well as presentation skills

Desired Skills:

  • DB2, Redshift, DocumentDB, Jitterbit,
  • Data Warehousing or BI related certification such as CBIP
  • Creativity with finding innovative solutions to Data and Analytics challenging problems
  • Excellent communication skills-Must be able to explain complex technical issues in a way that a non-technical audience will understand
  • Experience in certain Industry verticals – Manufacturing, Healthcare, Financial, Insurance, Digital Media, Retail and Distribution


This position will be based out of our Chicago, IL office

Annual Salary: $97,000


Reports to:

This position reports to the Senior Director of Consulting Services

Link to the job posting:

Mikan Associates

1 Overlook Point, Suite 252
Lincolnshire , IL