Job Information

University of Utah Business Intelligence Developer in Salt Lake City, Utah


Open Date 01/11/2024

Requisition Number PRN37400B

Job Title Data Warehouse Analyst

Working Title Business Intelligence Developer

Job Grade F

FLSA Code Computer Employee

Patient Sensitive Job Code? No

Standard Hours per Week 40

Full Time or Part Time? Full Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

Monday – Friday, 8:00am – 5:00pm

VP Area U of U Health - Academics

Department 00848 - Pediatric Administration

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range $47,600 to $84,249

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Job Summary

The Data Coordinating Center ( DCC ), housed within the Division of Pediatric Critical Care at the University of Utah School of Medicine has an immediate opening for a Business Intelligence (BI) Developer position. This position provides qualified candidates with an opportunity to be a part of a high-functioning, cutting-edge academic research operation ( ARO ) that is working to accelerate the translation of research to the bedside.

The BI Developer will assist in the strategic design and maintenance of streamlined and performance-optimized BI solutions for the entire DCC organization. In doing such, this position will have the opportunity to work on a diverse range of projects and acquire new skills while working alongside some of the most innovative individuals within the industry.

Positions are designed to provide growth and professional development opportunities, including promotions within a defined career ladder.

The University of Utah offers a comprehensive benefits package including:

• Excellent health care coverage at affordable rates

• 14.2% retirement contributions that vest immediately

• Generous paid leave time

• 11 paid Holidays per year

• 50% tuition reduction for employee, spouse, and dependent children

• Flex spending accounts

• Free transit on most UTA services

• Employee discounts on a variety of products and services including cell phones & plans, entertainment, health and fitness, restaurants, retail, and travel

• Professional development opportunities

Additional benefits information is available at


Essential Functions

As a BI Developer, your responsibilities will include:

1. Building and Maintaining Reports ( SSRS , Tableau, Power BI): The BI Developer will be responsible for creating and managing reports using tools such as SSRS , Tableau, and Power BI. This involves designing visually appealing and informative reports that meet the specific needs of the business, ensuring data accuracy and consistency, and updating reports as necessary to reflect changes in business requirements or data structures.

2. Writing Ad-Hoc Queries (T- SQL ): The role requires proficiency in writing T- SQL queries to retrieve and analyze data. This includes writing complex queries for ad-hoc data requests, optimizing query performance, and ensuring data integrity.

3. Collecting Requirements and Documenting Processes: A key part of the role is to liaise with business stakeholders to gather and understand their BI requirements. This includes documenting business processes, data needs, and report specifications, as well as communicating these requirements to the technical team for implementation.

4. Developing and Maintaining Extract, Transform, Load ( ETL ) Processes ( SSIS ): The BI Developer will design, develop, and maintain ETL processes using SSIS . This includes extracting data from various sources, transforming it according to business logic, and loading it into data warehouses or other storage solutions.

5. Building and Maintaining Online Analytical Processing ( OLAP ) Tools ( SSAS ): The role involves creating and managing OLAP cubes using SSAS , which includes designing data models, setting up measures and dimensions, and optimizing cube performance. The ability to build robust and scalable OLAP solutions that support complex data analysis is essential.

6. Following Industry Standards and Best Practices: The BI Developer is expected to stay abreast of the latest trends and best practices in business intelligence and data analytics. This includes adhering to industry standards for data security and privacy, ensuring high-quality and accurate reporting, and continuously seeking ways to improve BI processes and solutions.


This job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.


Familiar with a variety of the field’s concepts, practices, and procedures. Relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. Typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department.

Work Environment and Level of Frequency typically required

Nearly Continuously: Office environment.

Physical Requirements and Level of Frequency that may be required

Nearly Continuously: Sitting, hearing, listening, talking.

Often: Repetitive hand motion (such as typing), walking.

Seldom: Bending, reaching overhead.

Minimum Qualifications

Requires a bachelor’s degree in area of specialty or equivalency (one year of education can be substituted for two years of related work experience) and 2-4 years of experience in the field or in a related area. Familiar with a variety of the field’s concepts, practices, and procedures.

Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.



- Proven experience as a BI Developer

- Background in data warehouse design

- In-depth understanding of database management systems, OLAP and ETL frameworks

- Familiarity with core BI technologies (T- SQL , SSRS , SSIS , SSAS , Tableau, Power BI)

- Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and innovative thinking skills

- Strong ability to explain advanced data concepts to fellow developers as well as non- technical end users

- Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines, balance multiple priorities, and ensure quality standards based on an Agile Development process.

Applicants will be screened according to preferences.

Type Benefited Staff

Special Instructions Summary

Additional Information

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). Eligible new hires with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in URS if they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Human Resources at (801) 581-7447 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS’ post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.

The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students and patients from all backgrounds and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education and quality healthcare for historically underrepresented students and patients.

All qualified individuals are strongly encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities.

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or protected veteran’s status. The University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the education program or activity that it operates, as required by Title IX and 34 CFR part 106. The requirement not to discriminate in education programs or activities extends to admission and employment. Inquiries about the application of Title IX and its regulations may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, to the Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, or both.

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