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Business Intelligence Analyst
La Jolla, CA
Posted Jan 13, 2014 by University of California San Diego
Category: Systems Analyst


Business Intelligence Analyst

Hiring Salary Range
$56,855 - $77,145 /year

This is a 100% contract position for one year with a comprehensive benefits package and the possibility of extension.

This posting will be extended until a successful candidate is identified.


The Data Management team within UC San Diego’s Administrative Computing & Telecommunications (ACT) department provides a full range of Business Intelligence (BI) related services that support a diversity of campus BI needs. The full range of BI services includes introduction of new capabilities, enhancements of current state and response to identified incidents. One of our primary goals is to provide high quality services and toolsets to our client base that support customer independence to meet local BI requirements.

We are currently undertaking a program to modernize our BI environment including development of new data stores (Operational Data Store and new Enterprise Data Warehouse) and the campus rollout of an enterprise level BI reporting tool suite – Cognos. We are currently engaging a significant number of cross-functional teams in our Cognos rollout with focus on a self-service model. To meet program demands, we are looking to augment our internal support staff by adding a BI Analyst.

The BI Analyst will focus on gathering and documenting BI requirements, identifying and defining data sources, coordinating customer activities including training and testing, coordinating developer activity including cross-functional collaboration and assistance in capturing metadata. The BI Analyst will be required to have demonstrated skills in customer interaction with emphasis on requirements gathering and documentation, data sourcing analysis (emphasis on mainframe sources), BI report development lifecycle, and an understanding of BI related concepts including dimensional modeling and database management system (DB2 in our case) capabilities.

To calculate an approximate value of the UC Total Compensation package, please click here: http://atyourservice.ucop.edu/applications/total_comp/index.php

~~Must be available to work evenings and weekends, as needed.


• A Bachelor’s Degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training.

• Strong analytical and design skills, including the ability to abstract information requirements from real-world processes to understand information flows in computer systems.

• Familiarity with data model patterns in one or more common business or academic domains.

• Familiarity with mainframe source system languages and conventions such as COBOL and sequential file layouts.

• Familiarity with DB2 constructs (tables, views, nicknames, joins) and related SQL

• Thorough knowledge of data management systems, practices and standards.

• Demonstrated ability to communicate technical information to technical and non-technical personnel at various levels in the organization.


Background check is required.

To apply, please visit: http://jobs.ucsd.edu/bulletin/job.aspx?cat=search&sortby=rank&jobnum_in=69469&search=69469

UC San Diego is an Equal Opportunity / Staff Affirmative Action Employer that values a diverse workforce and provides reasonable accommodations to people with disabilities.




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