Sage Hospitality Resources Business Intelligence Leader in Denver, Colorado

10414BR

Req #:

10414BR

Why Us:

Sage Hospitality is Looking for a BI Leader!

We’re looking for someone who is passionate about BI. We have a small BI team so the right candidate needs to feel comfortable managing internal developers, consultants, vendors and end-user expectations all while rolling up his/her sleeves and doing hands-on BI development and support. If you speak SQL, then SELECT Sage.

Top 10 Signs That You’re Perfect for This Role:

  1. You dream in SQL

  2. You love mentoring BI developers

  3. You have hands-on experience building reports in MicroStrategy

  4. You believe in variety so you also have hands-on experience with Microsoft BI products (e.g., SSRS, SQL Server)

  5. You embrace change, but you would not recommend migrating to Qlik

  6. You’re okay if you design the best “Daily Flash” report ever and associates still login to the budgeting/forecasting tool to see the real P&L

  7. You like leading the go-to team so you also have experience with budgeting/forecasting tools

  8. You possess the persuasive selling skills needed to champion BI adoption at Sage

  9. You have the business acumen to know when to say “no” to good ideas in order to make room for the great ideas

  10. Your middle name is “Alignment”

Job Title:

Business Intelligence Leader

Location Name:

Sage Hospitality Home Office

City:

Denver

EEO Statement:

We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/Disabled/Veterans. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

Posting Overview:

Responsible for establishing a roadmap for the use of BI tools across the organization and delivering on that roadmap within established budgets and timeframes. Ultimately responsible for ensuring that Sage Hospitality maintains a competitive advantage in their industry through the use of BI. Champion BI adoption throughout Sage.

Leverages a broad range of BI techniques (e.g., alerts, reports, visualizations, analytics) to provide Sage employees with timely, consistent and user-friendly access to key metrics and insights. Collaborates with stakeholders from Operations, Finance, Marketing and HR to deliver actionable intelligence that serves as the cultural fabric for fact-based conversations and decision-making.

We’re looking for someone who is passionate about BI. We have a small BI team so the right candidate needs to feel comfortable managing internal developers, consultants, vendors and end-user expectations all while rolling up his/her sleeves and doing hands-on BI development and support. If you speak SQL, then SELECT Sage.

PS – you don’t need to convince anyone at Sage on the relative importance of BI – we list Business Intelligence as one of our strategic differentiators – just check out our website!

Requirements:

Competencies

Dealing with Ambiguity

Can effectively cope with change; can shift gears comfortably; can decide and act without having the total picture; isn’t upset when things are up in the air; can comfortably handle risk and uncertainty.

Compassion

Genuinely cares about people; is concerned about their work and non-work problems; is available and ready to help; is sympathetic to the plight of others not as fortunate.

Composure

Is cool under pressure; does not become defensive or irritated when times are tough; is considered mature; can be counted on to hold things together during tough times; can handle stress; is not knocked off balance by the unexpected; is a settling influence in a crisis.

Interpersonal Savvy

Relates well to all kinds of people – up, down, and sideways, inside and outside the organization; builds appropriate rapport; builds constructive and effective relationships; uses diplomacy and tact.

Knowledge/Skills

Hands-on development with leading BI solutions (e.g., MicroStrategy, Microsoft SSRS, Cognos, Tableau)

Working knowledge of leading analytics solutions (e.g., R, SAS, SPSS)

Expert level SQL skills

Experience with Microsoft SQL Server required

Experience with the use of ETL tools required

Experience with Dashboard design required

Experience with the design of effective operational and financial reporting solutions required

Experience with Project Management (Agile and Waterfall) required

Proven experience leading in-house and third party IT resources in a multi-unit consumer oriented business

Working knowledge of leading budgeting/forecasting tools (e.g., Hyperion, Adaptive Insights) required

Working knowledge of Amazon Web Services (AWS) for hosting BI databases and applications preferred

Abilities

Ability to work well across the business, properties, and other technology support teams to achieve a common vision

Ability to multitask, meet deadlines, prioritize requests, and work independently while producing quality work

Ability to recognize complex business needs and requirements, and identify sound technical solutions

Excellent communication skills

Excellent customer service skills

Ability to work with Brand Standards defined by Marriott, Hilton, Hyatt and other hotel flags

High touch, proactive customer service mentality

Ability to stay up to date on latest technology trends and identify those applicable to Sage Hospitality

Ability to communicate technical topics and positively influence and persuade IT stakeholders across the organization including business executives, property executives, and hotel ownership partners

Education/Formal Training

Bachelor’s degree required

Master’s degree (or desire to earn a Master’s degree) preferred

Business Intelligence certifications (e.g., TDWI CBIP) preferred.

Experience

5+ years of recent hands-on BI development experience required

Prior people management experience preferred but not required

Material/Equipment Used

Basic office equipment and materials

Environment

General office and hotel environment

Travel for business as required on a limited basis

Position Type:

Full Time - Regular

State:

CO