BI Systems Analyst

Boston Dynamics is a world leader in mobile robots, tackling some of the toughest robotics challenges. For years, our awe-inspiring viral videos on YouTube have shown the world what remarkably capable robots can do. Now we are quickly becoming a recognized leader in automation solutions for industrial applications and warehouse logistics.

As the BI Business Systems Analyst (BSA) you will support the design, development, implementation and testing of enterprise Business Intelligence (BI) and Data Analytics applications to provide Boston Dynamics with optimal flexibility and operational efficiencies. You will work with the Enterprise Applications Team to deliver against the ongoing enterprise applications roadmap. The BI analyst will be responsible for all phases of requirements gathering, solution design, configuration (and development), testing activities, end-user training and application administration. Key BI applications include: Snowflake, Looker, Tableau and Talend. The key supported business areas include Finance, Manufacturing Operations, Supply Chain, Human Resources, Customer Support, Sales and Marketing.

As the BI BSA, you will be responsible for building data pipelines using Talend (ETL) to bring them into Snowflake (our enterprise data lake) and designing/developing best practice data models for data analysis using Looker and Tableau.

Day to day activities

  • Understand how Boston Dynamics operates and use this knowledge to provide a functional viewpoint for HR, Sales, Support, Finance, Manufacturing and Supply Chain applications.

  • Build self-service business intelligence & reporting capabilities using technologies such as Snowflake, Talend, Looker and Tableau.

  • Gather and analyze business requirements, translate requirements to build data models that help improve efficiency and overall financial and business operations.

  • Maintains deep, complex knowledge of data structure and the interaction of data across the BI stack and enterprise applications.

  • Provide system administration, project management, data management, application development, and technical support to all Snowflake, Looker and Tableau end users.

Desired skills

  • Minimum 3 years of IT experience as a Business Analyst, Data Analyst or Data Engineer, including requirements definition and business process mapping.

  • Experience analyzing the data and processes using visualization in Tableau or Looker to answer specific business questions and find opportunities for improvement.

  • Strong SQL (or other scripting tools) skills and knowledge of ETL programs (Talend is a plus) and relational databases.

  • Experience administering a growing Snowflake, Tableau or Looker instance.

  • Collaborate with technical stakeholders to determine best practices and implementation of non-functional requirements such as exception/error handling, performance optimization and code management.

  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills; a sense of humor is a must!

  • Action-oriented, "can do" attitude demonstrating willingness to accept accountability and responsibility for individual actions.

  • Bachelor's degree in a technical or business-related field, or equivalent practical experience.

Nice to have

  • Coding proficiency in at least one modern programming language, such as Java or Python and experience with structured data transformations using JSON.

  • Knowledge and experience of, Rootstock, Financial Force or NetSuite is helpful.

  • Experience with Agile methodologies, such as Scrum and Kanban.

  • Experience with cloud storage and compute services, such as Amazon Web Services (AWS) or Google Cloud Platform (GCP)

We are interested in every qualified candidate who is eligible to work in the United States. However, we are not able to sponsor visas for this position.

Salary Range
$69,000.00 - $102,000.00
per Year
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Washington, DC, 20022, US