Business Intelligence Analyst (Hybrid options available)

Cook Inlet Housing Authority


This is an onsite position located in Anchorage, Alaska.

Our corporate family is a team of passionate, enthusiastic, dedicated and highly qualified people. Our work allows us to create innovative solutions to complex housing issues in our community. We create housing opportunities that empower our people and build our community.

We have a great benefits package which includes the Public Employee’s Retirement System (PERS), Supplemental Benefit System Annuity Plan (SBS), and employer paid Life/STD/LTD insurance, extremely affordable health coverage, generous PTO accruals, paid holidays, an educational reimbursement program, a great wellness program and 457 optional pre-tax deferrals.

If you are interested in the Business Intelligence Analyst position and you have the expertise, skills and energy to match our mission to provide independence through housing, we encourage you to apply.

General Functions  

Under the direction of the Director of IT and Business Intelligence, collaborate with cross-functional teams to understand their data needs, extract and analyze data, and develop interactive dashboards and custom reports to empower decision-makers with timely and relevant insights. This position plays a critical role in the interpretation of data across multiple platforms, transforming complex results into actionable insights to drive business decisions.  

Data Collection and Management 

  • Design, implement, and maintain optimal data collection and storage strategies to ensure accessibility and reliability of data.  

  • Develop and maintain data models and schemas to support reporting and analytics needs, ensuring data accuracy, consistency, and integrity.  

  • Extract, clean, and transform data from various sources using SQL queries and ETL processes. 

  • Collaborate with IT teams and business users to set up and maintain automated data processes. 

  • Implement policies and procedures for data handling and analysis to ensure compliance with data privacy and data protection standards and best practices. 

  • Maintain data integrity by ensuring data quality and accuracy in all reporting and analysis outputs. 

Data Analysis and Interpretation 

  • Collaborate with business and functional areas to identify and document business requirements, translating them into technical specifications for dashboard and custom report development. 

  • Prepare and analyze data, including researching and acquiring external sources of data, data mining, profiling, cleansing, extracting, mapping, importing, transforming, validating, and modeling.  

  • Analyze complex datasets to identify trends, patterns, and insights that drive business performance and inform strategic decision-making. 

  • Interpret results of analyses, identify trends and issues, and develop recommendations to support business objectives and business process improvement. 

  • Communicate complex information so that it is easy to understand and influences others to take action based on the information provided. 

  • Analyze internal and external data and processes to answer specific business questions and identify opportunities for improvement. 

  • Communicate effectively with stakeholders at all levels of the organization, presenting insights and recommendations clearly and compellingly. 

Reporting and Visualization 

  • Design, develop, and maintain interactive and visually appealing dashboards and reports, ensuring accessibility and usability for stakeholders and creating visual pathways to key performance metrics. 

  • Translate business requirements into intuitive and informative data visualizations, leveraging best practices in data visualization design.  

  • Optimize dashboard performance and data refresh schedules to ensure timely and accurate reporting, performance, and usability for enhanced user experience, troubleshooting issues as needed. 

  • Conduct thorough testing and validation of dashboards and reports to ensure data accuracy, completeness, and reliability. 

  • Provide training and support to end-users on business intelligence software usage, best practices, and self-service analytics capabilities. 

  • Translate data findings into actionable insights through clear visual, written, and verbal communication. 

  • Stay informed about industry trends and best practices in business intelligence and data visualization, recommending and implementing process improvements and tool enhancements. 

Skills/Abilities 

  • Knowledge of relational database concepts, with technical expertise in data modeling, database design and development, and data mining  

  • Strong proficiency with MS SQL Server, including the ability to develop and troubleshoot complex SQL queries. Familiarity with other query languages (eg. PL/SQL) is a plus. 

  • Proficiency with data visualization tools (Tableau, PowerBI, or similar). 

  • Experience with reporting tools such as SQL Server Reporting Services and Report Builder. 

  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to collect, organize, analyze, and disseminate information with attention to detail and accuracy. 

  • Demonstrated experience making decisions, taking action, meeting deadlines, and working independently. 

  • Excellent communication skills, with the ability to present complex data in a clear and concise manner to non-technical audiences.  

  • Strong interpersonal skills, with the ability to foster positive working relationships and effectively collaborate with cross functional teams. 

  • Continuous learner, staying up to date with industry trends and advancements in data analysis technologies. 

  • Preferred experience in any of the following: XML, Visual Studio, SSIS, ETL tools, ZenOptics 

Education and Experience 

  • BS degree or similar degree with major course work in information technology, business systems analysis, statistics, data analytics, or related areas 

  • 4 years technical experience in business intelligence, data analytics, or related roles 

  • 4 years technical experience in data visualization tools and techniques, preferably Tableau Desktop and Tableau Server. 

Please visit www.cookinlethousing.org to submit an application.

Cook Inlet Housing Authority provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. Employment preference is given to eligible and qualified Alaska Native or American Indian candidates to the extent required or permitted by applicable law.

Anchorage, AK

15 day(s) ago

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