Alliant Credit Union
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Rolling Meadows, IL

Sr. Business Intelligence Engineer at Alliant Credit Union

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What will your day look like?

You will be responsible for collaborating with business teams and data owners to successfully implement and maintain enterprise level business analytics and data warehousing solutions. The ideal candidate must be able to support our business partners with their reporting needs, via dashboards, Business Object reports, mobile reporting, and self-service analytics requirements. Work involves moderate to complex difficulty in working on multiple high-level projects concurrently. Candidate must have a medium to expert level at designing, implementing, and operating our Business Intelligence toolkit. Additional requirements include experience in the financial industry and understanding requirements management process, and report testing and validation process.


Do you see yourself doing this?

  • Participates in collaborating with end user to transform business requirements into BI and Reporting requirements
  • Strong working knowledge across the technology stack using SAP Business Intelligence tool (Version 4.1 and above) such as WebI, Designer, Data Explorer, Dashboards, Lumira and Crystal reports
  • Experience in data analysis and design using SAP tools such as Lumira, Data Explorer, Crystal Reports for Self-service reporting
  • Exposure to ETL tools such as Informatica and DB environment on MS SQL 2012/14 will be a great plus
  • At least 8-10 year of experience in design, develop and testing of BI Reports in Data warehouse environment is must
  • Experience in working with Global development teams in Agile development is required
  • Ability to communicate complex IT requirements with all levels of audiences (Marketing, Ops, Finance, Developers, QA and Senior Management)
  • Experience in SDLC process such as change management, Bug and issue Tracking, Report Test Management to resolve application issues or to implement development enhancements would be a plus
  • Prior experience in Estimating – Reporting requirements and Leading Data analysis efforts across reporting requirements would be a big plus
  • Strong working knowledge across the technology stack including ETL, data analysis, metadata, data quality, audit and design
  • Technologies currently used and supported are: SQL Server Database, Business Objects, Crystal, Informatica PowerCenter, and Informatica Metadata Manager
  • Design and develop or modify ETL processes that load data for the data warehouse users or for web applications using ETL tools
  • Provide assistance with ETL design, development, and performance tuning
  • Design and architect ETL solutions as part of a cross-functional team
  • Will be responsible to Coordinate and lead onsite and offshore delivery/Support team of 3-5 FTE on report development and BI Support
  • Will be responsible to support Enterprise BI and Self-service initiatives
  • Responsible for identifying/enhancing/implementing industry best practices in BI and Analytics space
  • Responsible to ensure Application Service levels across all BI application


What makes you a great fit?

You’ll be a great fit if in addition to the Completion of a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or a related field, minimum of 5 years of BI analytics experience in a Data Warehouse environment, and you have:

  • Experience with administration and development in SAP Business Objects and Crystal Reports
  • Experience with administration and development in Tableau
  • Experience in working in Agile development teams (via Scrum methodology)
  • Experience in SDLC process such as change management, Bug and issue Tracking, Report Test Management to resolve data issues or to implement development enhancements
  • Project Management experience with Scheduling, Resource Loading, Planning and reporting on large project/program & Technical knowledge in software development methodologies, design and implementation required
  • Prior experience working in Financial Service industry a plus

Technical Skills:

  • Platforms: MS Windows
  • Database Management Systems: Microsoft SQL Server 2012/2014/2016
  • Data integration: Informatica PowerCenter ETL, Informatica Data Transformation Tool, and HortonWorks
  • BI Reporting: SAP Business Objects & Tableau
  • Job Scheduling: SMA Solutions OpCon
  • File Movement: GO Anywhere Managed File Transfer
  • Experience working with SharePoint
  • Azure/AWS Cloud experience a plus
  • Agile Development – Scrum Training
  • MS-Office/Visio
  • Experience working with SharePoint Data & OLAP environment
  • SQL, Strong SQL/T-SQL, MS PowerShell scripting

Preferred Technical Skills:

  • Languages: SQL, Strong SQL/T-SQL, MS shell scripting,
  • Good understanding of SharePoint 2012 environment
  • SAP BI 4.0 reporting tools, ER win R9.0

Additional Skills:

  • Ability and willingness to develop creative solutions to business problems and work well within a team environment
  • Must be able to multi-task and balance multiple projects in a fast-paced environment
  • Must have good communication and collaboration skills
  • Solid diagnostic, testing, and problem-solving skills. Good organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to adapt to a fast-paced and changing environment
  • Must be enthusiastic, team-oriented and positive attitude

When you’re happy, we’re happy!

As a thank you for joining our team, you’ll benefit from:

  • Competitive medical, dental, and free vision benefits
  • Competitive compensation plan
  • Contributions towards gym memberships
  • Generous PTO and banking holidays off
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What are Alliant Credit Union Perks + Benefits

Alliant Credit Union Benefits Overview

Alliant constantly works on improving its Employee Value Proposition. Our Human Capital Group team seeks ongoing employee feedback to continue to raise the bar on employee-focused benefits, making updates to the existing and adding new benefits every year.

Volunteer in local community
Alliant participates in local volunteer activities such as Fantasy Flight, Plane Pull, Feed My Starving Children & more. In addition, we offer 8 hours of paid volunteer time benefit for all employees.
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Alliant has Employee Events & Community Engagement team, the ACU Foundation, Brand Journalism/Alliant Reporters team, on-site Toastmasters club & Women's Resource Group.
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Documented equal pay policy
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Highly diverse management team
Unconscious bias training
Alliant provides our leaders and employees with unconscious bias, psychological safety and inclusive mindset training.
Diversity manifesto
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Alliant supports employee resource groups. At this time, employees created INCLUDE, a women resource group and ALL, an LGBTQ+ employee resource group.
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
At Alliant, we ensure that we have a diverse candidate slate for every role for which we hire and that our interview panels are also diverse.
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Alliant employees can contribute up to $2750 annually to their medical FSA and $5,000 to dependent care FSA.
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Preventive services covered at 100%, Basic services covered at 80%; Major restorative services covered at 50%; Orthodontics covered at 50%
Vision Benefits
Alliant offers free vision benefits to its employees. The vision benefits plan covers 100% for annual eye exams after $10 copay and $150 for glasses and contact lenses annually.
Health Insurance Benefits
Our insurance policy covers up to 85% of out of pocket expenses.
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
With Alliant's wellness reimbursement program, each employee receives up to $35 per month (non-cumulative) to spend on wellness activities and discounted wellness services through ThrivePass.
Onsite Gym
Mental Health Benefits
Alliant employees get free access to Calm and myStrength apps and services.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
Alliant matches 100% of employee’s contribution up to 5% of salary
401(K) Matching
Alliant provides employees with a 401(k) matching plan managed by Fidelity. We match 100% of contributions up to 5% of an employee's annual gross pay.
Performance Bonus
In the last years, Alliant’s bonus payouts were above 100%.
Match charitable contributions
The Alliant Credit Union Foundation also matches employee donations made to non-religious, non-political 501(c)(3) organizations up to a total of $200 per person per calendar year.
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
We provide up to 6 weeks of parental leave for the primary caretaker. We also provide 2 weeks of leave for the secondary caretaker.
Flexible Work Schedule
Alliant provides employees with a flexible work schedule that includes Flexible start and end times.
Remote Work Program
Since the pandemic began, all non-essential job functions have been remote 100%.
Family Medical Leave
Employees who have been with the company for 12 months are eligible for up to 26 weeks of family medical leave.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Our employees receive between 21 and 31 days per year of paid time off based on years of service. Alliant also offers a Flexible Time Off (unlimited time off) policy for Sr. Managers and above.
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Employees can withhold up to $265 per month pre-tax for transit expenses and up to $265 per month pre-tax for parking expenses.
Company Outings
Alliant hosts between 4 and 6 major employee events in a year, including the Annual Volleyball Tournament, annual summer party and employee appreciation day celebration.
Stocked Kitchen
Currently, Alliant offers free snacks, free hot beverages and bottled water during the day, free lunch/food events on occasion and bi-weekly free fruit.
Some Meals Provided
Fitness Subsidies
Alliant reimburses its employees up to $35 per month for gym, health and fitness services and activities.
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Alliant offers employees professional development opportunities like Annual individual budget for training, onsite training courses and the ability to attend job-related conferences and seminars.
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Alliant hosts lunch and learn and hour with the leader meetings once per quarter, giving our employees to hear from our executive and senior leadership teams.
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Continuing Education stipend
We offer $5250 annually for continuing education through our tuition reimbursement benefit.
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks
Paid industry certifications

Additional Perks + Benefits

Alliant constantly works on improving its Employee Value Proposition. Currently, Alliant offers free snacks, free hot beverages and bottled water, free lunch/food events on occasion, personal concierge service, on-site package/mailing service, massage therapy, discounted ticket sales, car wash, dry cleaning, convenience store, vehicle maintenance, banking and a gym at our headquarters location.

Our company works hard to create a work environment that allows our employees to maintain a healthy work/life balance. We encourage our employees to take advantage of flexible hours and offer an option to work remotely. Alliant also offers a very generous PTO package, which starts new employees with 21 PTO days annualized in their first year of employment.

The well-being of our employees and their families translates to productivity and commitment to their jobs. That is why we constantly work on launching new benefits that will help them find the best medical care at the lowest cost and get the help they need with convenience and without unnecessary stress.

An Insider's view of Alliant Credit Union

How would you describe the company’s work-life balance?

Although a lot is expected of us, there is definitely a focus on keeping your life in balance. Alliant’s response to our Coronavirus-prompted switch to working remotely has been exemplary. Senior leadership shares videos with us regularly, and our managers are understanding of family needs and have made huge efforts to keep our team connected and e

Pam Leibfried

member communication specialist

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

I love working for Alliant because I get to do the type of work I really enjoy and excel in! I also get the opportunity to participate in cross-functional teams and learn new things. My coworkers are great and really make work fun!

Christina Mills

total rewards manager

How does the company support your career growth?

Over the last year and a half with Alliant, I had the opportunity to start as a temporary employee, transition to a Talent Acquisition Coordinator, and currently to the Internal Communications Specialist role. Being put in the position to grow and succeed during each step, Alliant is definitely a company that helps foster career growth!

Sierra McDonald

internal communications specialist

How do you empower your team to be more creative?

Alliant and its management have always been very open to creative new ideas on more efficient ways to run our business. Truly the adage “Your opinion matters” is alive and well at Alliant!

Matt Dempsey

manager, consumer loan underwriting and processing

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

I started with Alliant as a temp in the call center and now am in a leadership position within technology, and my story is not unique. If you are looking to grow your career, this is a great place to explore different areas you may be interested in!

Terry Hagio

technical implementation manager

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