Director for BI and Development
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:
-Leads organizational strategy within Business Intelligence and Software Development. Works with management using data processing capabilities to efficiently operate all departmental functions within the assigned application software systems.
-Actively partners with leadership, departments, key users and cross functional groups to support strategic and business objectives. Assesses the Business Intelligence and Software Development needs for business units across the organization.
-Leads discovery process, model development, validation, and deployment efforts as well as the creation of data strategy, architecture, and governance around Business Intelligence and Software Development. Improves operational processes by utilizing tools provided by vendors and works with IT operations in the implementation of any software changes.
-Builds, develops, and leads a high-performing Business Intelligence team. Directs team members on the art and science of modeling, data analysis, and, decision trade-offs. Protects and ensures confidentiality of all WECU data by the Business Intelligence team.
-Collaborates with internal stakeholders to leverage operational knowledge and provide strategic decision support through data extraction and analyses, application development, dashboards, and reporting. Continually assesses the business intelligence and software development needs for business units across the organization
REQUIRED SKILLS, EXPERIENCE, AND EDUCATION:
-Bachelor’s degree in data science, computer science, or related field. Master’s degree preferred.
-Minimum of 6-8 years progressive experience, including leadership experience.
-Excellent analytical skills and problem-solving ability.
-Exceptional communication skills, including the ability to clearly and concisely interpret and present findings to other senior leaders and business unit leads.
-Proven project management and development experience, including Agile methodology
-Inquisitive and proactive in identifying risks/opportunities, then proposing and analyzing solutions.
-Comfortable with ambiguity and yet able to steer analytics projects toward clear business goals, testable hypotheses, and action-oriented outcomes.
-Ability to assess the usefulness of software vendors and negotiate contracts.
-Knowledge of emerging technologies and their current or potential application to the Credit Union, particularly business intelligence, analytics, and data warehouse initiatives.
-Experience working with analytics and business intelligence platforms and tools.
-Project management experience.
NOTE: Job descriptions are not intended, and should not be construed to be exhausted lists of all responsibilities, skills, efforts, or working conditions associated with a job.