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Business Intelligence Developer III/Senior

Date: Jun 23, 2022

Location: PHOENIX, AZ, US, 85004-3903

Company: APS

Arizona Public Service generates clean, reliable and affordable energy for 2.7 million Arizonans. Our service territory stretches across the state, from the border town of Douglas to the vistas of the Grand Canyon, from the solar fields of Gila Bend to the ponderosa pines of Payson. As the state’s largest and longest-serving energy provider, our more than 6,000 dedicated employees power our vision of creating a sustainable energy future for Arizona.


Since our founding in 1886, APS has demonstrated a strong commitment to our customers in one of the country’s fastest growing states, earning a reputation for customer satisfaction, shareholder value, operational excellence and business integrity.


Our present and future success depends on the creative and dedicated people of our company who demonstrate the principles outlined in the APS Promise: Design for Tomorrow, Empower Each Other and Succeed Together.  


The IT Business Intelligence Analyst III/Senior partners with business and APS managers to understand and prioritize data and information requirements.  Focuses on design and support of business intelligence ("BI") applications and architecture.  Solves technical problems and optimizes performance of business intelligence tools by defining data to filter and index


Minimum Requirements

Level III

  • Bachelors' degree in Information Technology or related field and 7 years of prior relevant experience or equivalent combination of education and directly related experience. 
  • Requires in-depth level of technical knowledge within a job area and working knowledge of other technical areas

Level Senior

  • Bachelors' degree in Information Technology or related field and 10 years of prior relevant experience or equivalent combination of education and directly related experience.
  • Requires mastery level knowledge of technical area typically obtained through advanced education and experience

Preferred Special Skills, Knowledge or Qualifications

  • Knowledge of business intelligence database structures, algorithms, best practices and auditing mechanisms.
  • Business intelligence products such as Azure Synapse, Power BI Dashboards, Power BI, Informatica, report builder; data warehouse objects, dimensions, hierarchies, fact tables, and aggregates; database and statistical programming languages (TSQL, PLSQL)
  • Familiarity with cloud architecture and tools like Azure Synapse, Azure Data factory (ADF), Azure Data Lake.
  • Data warehousing and performance concepts; common and complex business intelligence tools; change control and business intelligence agility methodologies; performance tuning practices; the development of complex SQL inquiries


Major Accountabilities

1) Manages large highly complex projects and systems relating to information design and business intelligence
2) Proactively evaluates, identifies, and resolves information design and business intelligence issues which have company-wide short-term and long-term impacts
3) Provides input to business requirements for the design of solutions
4) Translates business intelligence requirements and needs into technical solutions
5) Oversees the implementation (i.e., testing, issues resolution) of new systems or modifications
6) Identifies and provides input to new technology opportunities with impact on the enterprise-wide BI systems
7) Advises executives on how BI contributes to improving business management and optimization
8) Approves selection of tools, frameworks and mechanisms for BI
9) Aligns BI technologies with strategic initiatives
10) Provides ongoing technical direction and leadership including recommending standards, policies, and procedures for the form, structure, and attributes of the BI tools and systems
11) Serves as a recognized expert in information design and business intelligence within and outside the organization
12) Responsible for providing guidance, coaching and training to other employees across the company in information design and business intelligence
13) May lead teams in complex technical projects in information design and business intelligence


Export Compliance / EEO Statement

This position may require access to and/or use of information subject to control under the Department of Energy's Part 810 Regulations (10 CFR Part 810), the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) (15 CFR Parts 730 through 774), or the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) (22 CFR Chapter I, Subchapter M Part 120) (collectively, 'U.S. Export Control Laws'). Therefore, some positions may require applicants to be a U.S. person, which is defined as a U.S. Citizen, a U.S. Lawful Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), a Political Asylee, or a Refugee under the U.S. Export Control Laws. All applicants will be required to confirm their U.S. person or non-US person status. All information collected in this regard will only be used to ensure compliance with U.S. Export Control Laws, and will be used in full compliance with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination on the basis of national origin and other factors. For positions at Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Stations (PVNGS) all openings will require applicants to be a U.S. person.

Pinnacle West Capital Corporation and its subsidiaries and affiliates ('Pinnacle West') maintain a continuing policy of nondiscrimination in employment. It is our policy to provide equal opportunity in all phases of the employment process and in compliance with applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations. This policy of nondiscrimination shall include, but not be limited to, recruiting, hiring, promoting, compensating, reassigning, demoting, transferring, laying off, recalling, terminating employment, and training for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, disability, age, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, protected veteran status, or any other classification or characteristic protected by law.

For more information on applicable equal employment regulations, please refer to EEO is the Law poster. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of every person hired to work in the United States, refer to E-Verify poster. View the employee rights and responsibilities under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA).

Arizona Public Service is a smoke free workplace.


Flex Role:
This position is not required to be performed at a specific APS facility as long as adequate technology and a solid ergonomic set up are present. Pending agreement with leadership, employees hired into this role will be able to choose where they prefer to perform their work. Employees will have two options to choose from: 

  • APS office based: The employee prefers to work most of the time from an APS facility.
  • Home based: The employee prefers to work most of the time from his/her home.


*Employees in Flex roles are required to reside in Arizona (or NM for Four Corners-based employees). Role types are subject to change based on business need. 

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