Elbit Systems of America Business Objects Reports & Universe Developer in Fort Worth, Texas

The Business Objects Reports & Universe Developer will be responsible for developing and maintaining Business Object Reports/Universe(s) and associated data dictionaries for Elbit Systems of America. This candidate will interact with internal and external team members/stakeholders across multiple locations/business units and provide technical solutions for proactively improving access to organizational data stored in our data warehouse.

  • Develop and troubleshoot Business Objects reports and universes (45%)

  • Create and run UAT and validation of Business Objects reports and universes (15%)

  • Develop report prototypes and fine tune report deliverables with stakeholders using an agile approach. (20%)

  • Review and create technical requirements and translate into technical tasks and milestones to meet application specifications (5%)

  • Collaborate with BI team, functional teams across business units and other stakeholders to help develop and implement BI solutions (10%)

  • Assist with creation of data streams/conversions of data from multiple ERP data sources into the ESA data warehouse. (5%)

Minimum Qualifications:

Education (Highest Level Required/Preferred):

Bachelor degree required. Masters preferred.

Experience Required:

Functional (Using Skill Set): 5-10 years

Industry: 5-10 years

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities Required (Unique and Measurable):

  • 4+ years of experience developing and troubleshooting Business Objects Reports, Web Intelligence, and Designer. BO v3.1 and v4.2

  • Proficient with SQL and Entity Relationship diagrams

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Self-starter

  • Working knowledge of Data Warehousing concepts and principles

  • Experience with Unit testing in general and UAT Business object reports and universes specifically

  • Experience with developing report prototypes using an agile approach.

  • Demonstrated experience with the identification of risks/issues and recommend mitigating actions.

  • Experience producing metrics, creating documentation, and process workflows for all deliverables.

  • Demonstrated experience in translating customer requirements into technical tasks to validate that concise system specifications are met and ability to communicate requirements both technically and at a higher-level for non-IT personnel.

  • This position requires a confidential security clearance and candidates must be US citizen.


  • Experience with Oracle 10+ database technology.

  • Experience with SQL Server (2008 through 2014) and T-SQL language proficiency.

  • Experience creating/compiling Data Dictionaries and associated documentation for Business Objects-related ERP source data and data warehouse schemas.

  • Preferred experience pulling data from multiple ERP systems such as BAAN, Oracle ERP, IFS, and others into a Data Warehouse. Also familiarity with the use of data ETL platforms such as Datastage and Informatica DI/DQ is a plus

Requisition #: 2018-5988


External Company URL: http://elbitsystems.com/

Street: 4700 Marine Creek Parkway