Global Data Consultants

  • Reports Developer

    Job Locations US-VA-Arlington
    Posted Date 3 months ago(1/3/2019 1:25 PM)
    Job ID
    Cara Cianfichi
  • Overview

    Are you looking for a dynamic and innovative career with a full-service technology company? GDC IT Solutions is currently recruiting for a Reports Developer in the Arlington, VA area.

    Position Overview


    This Reports Developer is responsible for all aspects of Business Intelligence for the project. This individual will contribute to the reports development effort, including eliciting report requirements from clients, developing reports and self service solutions using SAP Business Objects, maintenance and modification of Business Objects Universes, testing reports for accuracy and performance, and documenting testing results.


    • Research and analyze business requirements and recommend technical solutions
    • Meet with customers for demonstrations and review of requirements.
    • Design, develop, and unit test reports using Business Objects BI 4.0
    • Modify Universes to support reporting requirements using Universe Designer
    • Configure and validate interfaces in Development/Test/Production environment
    • Manage software version control in all environments
    • Receive code patches from offsite developers, and integrate with existing code
    • Trouble shoot issues with the implementation of the solution
    • Become proficient in Business Objects and Navy ERP solutions.
    • Participate in data architecture definition, design, and implementation
    • Work with Data-architects to understand the conceptual/ logical/physical models, best-practices, design patterns etc. applicable to the solution being developed
    • Working with various IT groups at client that manage Navy ERP or other source systems, to develop, test and troubleshoot data loads originating from those sources and ending up in Business Intelligence systems
    • Identify and capture lessons learned, best practices, and information gained during performance of tasks.
    • All other duties as assigned

    Minimum Qualifications

    • Minimum of 2 years of experience using PLSQL, T-SQL, and stored procedures.
    • Minimum of 1 year experience in SAP Business Objects (including BI Launchpad, Universes, Webi, CMC, Information Design Tool)
    • Minimum of 1 year experience with Relational Data Modeling (including Star Schema) and Data Warehouse concepts and design
    • Minimum of 1 year of Informatic experience
    • Minimum of 1 years of Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition (OBIEE)
    • Minimum of 1 year experience extracting and summarizing data from a variety of data source types using Oracle SQL
    • Minimum of Secret clearance required.

    Preferred Experience

    • B.S. degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or Information Systems
    • Strong SQL skills
    • Python development experience
    • Informatic experience
    • IBM Puredata experience (Netezza)
    • Knowledge of data modeling and design patterns and the ability to apply them
    • Understanding of IT processes (quality assurance, release management, production support etc.)
    • Good analytical and problem-solving skills
    • Experience with Agile/Scrum methodologies is preferred
    • Demonstrated experience working with Team Foundation Server (TFS) or other source code managements tools such as subversion
    • Must be driving to meet project deadlines and able to test, troubleshoot and resolve system problems under tight deadlines
    • Demonstrated ability handle constant communication with colleagues
    • Demonstrated ability to handle sensitive information
    • Must be organized and detailed oriented including a well-organized system for handling work load
    • Demonstrated ability in prioritizing and handle multiple projects
    • Strong interpersonal skills
    • Must be flexible, as needed to get the job done

    What We Do

    GDC IT Solutions (GDC) is a full-service Information Technology (IT) company providing solutions that empower businesses to increase employee productivity, maximize investments, and improve operational efficiencies. With experienced and certified professionals, we deliver services in the areas of application development, data center, 24/7 multilingual service desk, desktop lifecycle management, project management, business process consulting, and IT staff augmentation. 

    What Makes GDC Different:

    Our employees are our greatest asset continually driving our success each and every day. We attract and maintain the best talent to provide a personal customer experience at every touchpoint. Our technology professionals care about day-to-day client interactions and resolving customer issues quickly and efficiently, the first time. We deliver services with a code of high ethical responsibility, both to protect our clients and to assure that the work is carried out at the maximum level of professionalism. We are technology experts remaining one step ahead as technology evolves and constantly engaging to understand our clients’ business technology needs in order to deliver the best possible solution. 

    Why Work for GDC?

    • Cutting Edge Technology and Innovation: GDC fully supports and embraces continuing education and industry certifications to stay ahead of trends and remain current within the technology landscape. We recognize that our employees add the real value to our clients and to our business. By approaching our daily operations with a passion for innovation and a shared-learning environment, everyone can make a positive difference.
    • Career Growth: GDC is one of the fastest growing companies in the region!  Sustained growth means ongoing opportunity. Many of our senior leaders have grown within the company, starting with the helpdesk or other entry-level roles to become thought leaders in the fields of IT infrastructure, application development, project management, and business development.
    • Employee-Centric Environment: GDC prides itself on employee satisfaction with a firm belief that happy employees are the most productive employees. In appreciation of our employees and their contributions, we sponsor numerous events throughout the year including an annual gala, golf, lunch barbeques and more.
    • Comprehensive Benefits Package: GDC offers competitive compensation, excellent benefits, and a positive work environment designed around the philosophy of mutual respect. Our comprehensive benefits package includes medical, dental, prescription, vision, 401(k), short and long-term disability, and group life
    • Holiday and Vacation: GDC firmly believes in a comfortable work-life balance, and we offer comprehensive holiday and paid-time-off (PTO) packages.  We provide a generous PTO package, and we encourage our staff to use it — whether it’s for vacation or other personal reasons everyone needs time to relax and refresh.

    Equal Opportunity Workplace:

    GDC is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment.


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