BI Developer

  • Chicago, IL, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

Are you ready to re-invent digital marketing? At Performics, we’re accelerating the great missions of our clients—brands like Allstate, Toyota, and Kohl’s—in the ever-evolving world of search engine marketing, display media, social media and affiliate marketing.


 If you’re ready to move at the speed of Google, Facebook, and Twitter, have an entrepreneurial spirit, and get excited about finding smarter ways to do things, we’d love to meet you. We’ll give you the tools, support, and freedom to lead, innovate and grow. In fact, Advertising Age, Crain's and Tribune have named Performics a "Best Place to Work," and Forrester Research dubbed us one of 2012's "Top Digital Agencies." We hire exceptional people for our global headquarters in Chicago and U.S. locations in Atlanta, Los Angeles, New York, Seattle, and San Francisco. Our international presence spans 31 markets (and growing) including regional hubs in London and Singapore.


Job Description


Performics is seeking to fill a Business Intelligence Developer on our Analytics & Technology. We seek individuals who have a passion for using data visualization tools to turn complex data sets into actionable insights. The BI Developer plays a critical role in the agency, partnering with account leads and clients across the agency. He/she will primarily be responsible for the design, build, testing, deployment, and support of complex reporting solutions.


As part of the Analytics & Technology team at Performics, the successful candidate will have the opportunity to work with a collaborative team that is responsible for driving client performance by combining data driven insights and strategic thinking to client business and marketing challenges.


Role Objectives:

  • Consult with internal / external clients on business needs and recommend strategic and scalable solutions

  • Design, develop and deploy actionable visualizations with strong emphasis on UI and UX design

  • Act as BI subject matter expert, anticipate user needs, monitor data quality and completeness of data

  • Train and support end users on BI solution. Partner with cross functional teams on preparing demos for client pitches

  • Collaborate across the organization to identify, develop and manage best practices

  • Drive operational efficiency & scalability of solutions through standardization of data metrics, KPIs and processes

  • Handle multiple clients simultaneously and be willing to help other teams / share knowledge across the organization


  • Ability to clarify objectives, design analysis to answer the business question, and package into easy-to-understand actionable recommendations

  • Ability to breakdown complex client reports and reconstruct visualizations in a data visualization tool

  • Expertise in data analyzing / mining and gleaning insights from complex data sets

  • Strong presentation skills with particular emphasis on UI / UX design

  • Excellent communication skills (written, verbal and listening) and analytical skill set

  • Strong project management, organizational skills & attention to detail – able to manage and prioritize multiple projects and people in the organization simultaneously

  • Able to work independently with large cross-functional teams

  • Strategic thinker, flexible problem solver, and great listener

  • Ability to scope technical requirements for delivering measurement/analytics plans

  • Assess business requirements and identify measures, approaches, and methodologies for measuring success against objective

  • Ability to identify required data and data capture mechanisms (e.g., registration forms, transactional data, 3rd party data, website traffic data, online survey data, etc.)


Minimum Qualifications:


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Sciences / Information Technology / MIS / Mathematics, or its equivalent

  • Minimum 2 - 3 years experience creating dashboards/visualizations, report design, development & testing

  • Strong expertise with data visualizations tools like Tableau, Qlikview or similar

  • Strong in SQL, data mining, analytics

  • Strong Excel & VBA programming

  • UI, UX design, consulting and project management experience is a huge plus

  • Digital agency experience preferred

  • Passionate about the future of marketing analytics and advertising, and a desire to help shape it

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