MicroStrategy Senior Technical Engineer MicroStrategy Senior Technical Engineer …

Standard Chartered Bank
in Singapore, Singapore, Singapore
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 06 Jul 20
Competitive
Standard Chartered Bank
in Singapore, Singapore, Singapore
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 06 Jul 20
Competitive
MicroStrategy Senior Technical Engineer
About Standard Chartered
We are a leading international bank focused on helping people and companies prosper across Asia, Africa and the Middle East.

To us, good performance is about much more than turning a profit. It's about showing how you embody our valued behaviours - do the right thing, better together and never settle - as well as our brand promise, Here for good.

We're committed to promoting equality in the workplace and creating an inclusive and flexible culture - one where everyone can realise their full potential and make a positive contribution to our organisation. This in turn helps us to provide better support to our broad client base.


The Role Responsibilities


The MicroStrategy Architect/Administrator will be responsible for administering, supporting, governing and maintaining multiple MicroStrategy environments in FSTS Business Intelligence Tools team. In this role, the individual must have a thorough understanding of MicroStrategy architecture and the entire MicroStrategy product suite, administration policies, techniques and methodologies. This is a multitasking role and the individual is expected to support multiple BI BOW and operations teams as well as a large and diverse MicroStrategy user community . This role will report into the Head of BI Reporting.

Mandatory Technical / Functional Skills :
  • Serve as a technical support contact for MicroStrategy. Work with MicroStrategy Technical support to resolve issues requiring vendor assistance.
  • Govern the MicroStrategy environment and continuously optimize the environment via governing settings, VLDB settings, and other mechanisms. Fine tune MicroStrategy project, I-server, and Web server configuration settings
  • Have knowledge to enhance and onboard new capabilities in MicroStrategy
  • Proactively monitor and maintain the stability of the environment by leveraging MicroStrategy monitoring tools, Enterprise Manager Reports, and system monitoring tools such as SolarWinds and HP OpenView
  • Perform user administration, including creation of users and groups, removing inactive users, and conducting license audits to ensure adherence to licensing requirements
  • Develop automated mechanisms for deploying MicroStrategy projects and configuration changes across the various environments
  • Implement MicroStrategy Intelligent Cube creation, management and automation
  • Support development teams for package, object and code migrations across environments
  • Perform package review before migration to make sure it follows the established standards and best practices. Proactively detect any potential issues the package might cause
  • Implement shared attributes and metrics in MicroStrategy semantic layer
  • Deploy and troubleshoot web and mobile customizations developed in MicroStrategy SDK
  • Develop and maintain technical documentation for MicroStrategy environment configuration, development and administration guidelines/standards, support issues and maintenance
  • Maintain onboarding documents and provide onboarding/coaching for new BI employees and contractors
  • Provide regular status reports to management
  • Serve as MicroStrategy SME covering MicroStrategy Architecture, Administration, Hardware platforms and suggesting Technology Roadmap to Director

Our Ideal Candidate


Skills /Abilities and Knowledge
  • Proficient in MicroStrategy administration on Linux and Solaris platforms and writing shell scripts for automation needs
  • Proficient in managing MicroStrategy I-server and web server clusters on physical hardware and virtual machines
  • Experience in designing and implementing disaster recovery strategy and mechanisms for MicroStrategy installations
  • In-depth understanding of IT infrastructure such as servers and storage systems, operating systems, virtualization platforms, and disaster recovery tools
  • Thorough knowledge of MicroStrategy architecture and all components of the MicroStrategy product suite, including
  • MicroStrategy Architect, MicroStrategy Developer, Enterprise Manager, Cube Advisor, Integrity Manager, Object Manager, System Manager, SDK, Distribution Services, Transactional Services, Visual Insight, and MicroStrategy Mobile
  • Familiarity with data warehousing concepts and techniques such as dimensional modelling, star schemas, SQL language and SQL tuning
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skill
  • Ability to communicate orally and in writing in a clear and straightforward manner with a broad range of technical and non-technical users and stakeholders
  • Ability to handle multiple concurrent projects and tasks
  • Ability to prioritize, organize, make decisions and solve problems while working under pressure
  • Ability to work both independently and in collaboration with other team members
  • Proactive and focused on results and success; conveys a sense of urgency and drives issues to closure
  • Should be a team player and leader, flexible, hardworking, and self-motivated and have a positive outlook with the ability to take on difficult initiatives and challenges
  • MicroStrategy 10 Certified Application Administrator
  • MicroStrategy 10 Certified Application Engineer or MCE / MCEP certifications are big plus
Education

  • Bachelors degree in Information Technology or related field, or equivalent experience



Related Work Experience
  • 6-8+ years IT experience in the areas of Data Warehousing and Business Intelligence
  • 5+ years of MicroStrategy administration, including installation, configuration, monitoring and upgrades in large-scale enterprise environments on Linux platforms
  • 3+ years of experience in using the below components in MicroStrategy
  • MicroStrategy integrity manager and creating automated reusable templates/components to enable automatic validation after code migration, version upgrade
  • MicroStrategy command manager to automate administrative and configuration tasks
  • MicroStrategy Architect and defining, ensuring optimized schema objects layer in MicroStrategy metadata layer
  • 5+ years of experience working in a mixed methodology environment (Agile / waterfall / hybrid)
  • 3+ years of experience working with a blended onsite and offshore staffing model and leading offshore team members on the technical deliverables
  • Experience in creating MicroStrategy java based SDK customizations and plug-ins

Apply now to join the Bank for those with big career ambitions.

To view information on our benefits including our flexible working please visit our career pages .
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