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Consultant - MSTR Administrator

Location: Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Job reference: R-048403
Posted date: 04/10/2019

MSTR Administrator Job Description Location: Chennai

Exciting opportunity to join our Team supporting Finance, Global Product Portfolio Strategy and Global Medical Affairs (EU & GG) IT for AstraZeneca.

We are building a team of talented, skilled and flexible individuals to help build the DevOps capability for AZ IT in Chennai. This is an exciting opportunity for someone who craves variety and is looking for responsibility, ownership and teamwork.

Role Overview

We are looking for a talented MSTR administrator to be part of our DevOps capability, the aim of which is the rapid development and continued support of reliably performing production software platforms. We need a self-motivated individual who can work alongside multiple teams to oversee the design and architecture in a variety of projects.

This individual will work in an agile way with on-shore project development teams, including the on-shore BI engineers and analysts, business sponsors and solution architects to support the DevOps team within EUGG IT division.

Key Responsibilities:

The role holder should deliver tangible and measurable value to Finance, GPPS and GMA by taking a technical role in the delivery of both large and small Business Intelligence projects The Administrator will help identify opportunities for innovation in their delivery, leveraging technology and methodology best practices externally and internally to improve delivery performance and team capabilities.

Essential technical skills and experience

  • Experience as MicroStrategy developer & Administrator building projects and creating reports and Dashboards using MicroStrategy.
  • At least 4 years of experience in MicroStrategy ideally in version 10.x.
  • Can able to setup the infrastructure independently.
  • Automating the monotonous admin tasks.
  • Defining user’s groups and developing role-based access to MicroStrategy dashboards.
  • Expert level skills in a range of BI technologies and applications and willingness to learn and use new technologies
  • Worked on designing schema and creating Facts, Attributes, Hierarchies and Transformations.
  • Troubleshoot issues raised by users and provide timely resolutions
  • Physical & Logical architecture design understanding in clustered environment
  • Perform capacity planning and requirement analysis, captures, and documentation regarding technical needs
  • Develop, create, and document technical architecture and specifications
  • Develops and maintains disaster recovery strategy
  • Assist with improving performance of infrastructure systems and end user experience
  • Work collaboratively with internal and external resources to support and enhance the existing BI architecture
  • Ability to make sound decisions and work well under pressure

Desirable Technical Skills:

  • Microstrategy Cloud
  • Database knowledge around Redshift and Aurora.

Additional Skills and Experience

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to work effectively independently or as part of a team to achieve objectives
  • Experience of working in agile teams using methodologies such as SCRUM and/or SAFe
  • A self-starter with high levels of drive, energy and resilience
  • Willing to be involved in all areas of deployment process including testing and release planning
  • Eager to learn and develop new tech skills as required

Qualifications and experience:

  • At least 4-5 years BI Engineering experience.



AstraZeneca embraces diversity and equality of opportunity. We are committed to building an inclusive and diverse team representing all backgrounds, with as wide a range of perspectives as possible, and harnessing industry-leading skills. We believe that the more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. We welcome and consider applications to join our team from all qualified candidates, regardless of their characteristics. We comply with all applicable laws and regulations on non-discrimination in employment (and recruitment), as well as work authorisation and employment eligibility verification requirements.