Barnes & Noble College Booksellers Business Intelligence (BI) Publisher Report Analyst/Developer in Basking Ridge, New Jersey

Business Intelligence (BI) Publisher Report Analyst/Developer

Location NJ - Basking Ridge - Corporate Office

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JOB TITLE: Business Intelligence (BI) Publisher Report Analyst/Developer

REPORTS TO: Manager, Development


  • Business/Application Owners (Finance, General Merchandise, Store Operations)

  • Business and Financial Analysts

  • Executive Management

  • Internal and External Development Staff

JOB SUMMARY: The Business Intelligence (BI) Publisher Report Analyst/Developer will be responsible for interpreting the business needs of stakeholders and for documenting and developing the reporting analytics that meet those needs. The BI Publisher Analyst/Developer will provide the link between enterprise raw data and data management in order to extract, analyze and transform the data. The incumbent will receive requests from all members of the management team and will work with the Manager to prioritize. They will provide thought leadership, best practices, and will evolve standards. The BI Publisher Report Analyst/Developer will be responsible for insuring reports are accurate, optimized and operationally sound so that the business can execute as needed. He/she will work with IT when implementing data collection procedures.


  • Design, develop, test and implement management reports using report development tools.

  • Work with the business to define report requirements and translate those requirements into reporting deliverables

  • Perform statistical data analysis and interpret data results to distinguish patterns and recognize trends

  • Translate data results into written reports, tables, graphs and charts to convey information to management

  • Develop ad hoc reports

  • Ability to validate data quality in reports

  • Develop/train on company standards and procedures when creating reports

  • Develop a report development methodology

  • Participate in evaluating new technologies for reporting architecture

  • Insure reports are operationally optimized

  • May perform additional duties as assigned or required


  • Bachelor's degree

  • Retail experience preferred

  • 3-4 years of data analysis experience

  • Creative, responsive and adaptive in a dynamic environment

  • Analytical, problem-solving and conceptual skills

  • Excellent interpersonal skills

  • Ability to work independently, resourcefully, and creatively research and implement new solutions

  • Extensive experience in data access, metadata, data organization

  • Developing complex SQL scripts, views and stored procedures

  • Working knowledge of analysis and reporting tools, SQL, Access and Microsoft Excel

  • Experienced with OBIEE and Informatica ETL such as Oracle Data Integrator; Experience with creating and maintaining best ETL implementations from business requirements

  • Experienced with BI Analytics tools such as Oracle Business Intelligence Publisher (BIP)

  • Working experience with Oracle Retail Database (RDBMS) and MS SQL Database (MSDB)

  • Working experience with Integration Technologies such as XML and Web Services, Java API

Barnes & Noble College is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.