Successful candidates need a strong background in all aspects of database technology, with an emphasis on the use of analytical and reporting tools.
Excellent written and oral communication skills are a must.
Employers seek a bachelor’s degree in computer science, information systems or engineering, as well as several years of work experience with database queries, stored procedure writing, Online Analytical Processing (OLAP) and data cube technology.
Typical duties of a business intelligence analyst
- Designing and developing enterprisewide data analysis and reporting solutions
- Reviewing and analyzing data from multiple internal and external sources
- Communicating analysis results and making recommendations to senior management
- Developing data cleansing rules for the company