IBM Oracle BI Applications (OBIA) Architect in Houston, Texas

Job Description

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IBM GBS is looking for a Solution Architect and project manager for implementing Oracle Business Intelligence applications in on premise, hosted and Oracle Cloud Infrastructure as a Service.

The candidate responsibilities for this position include the following:

  • Participate in leading Oracle Business Intelligence (BI) Application proposal solutions

  • Manage large scale implementations of Oracle BI Applications and Oracle BI / Oracle Analytics Cloud

  • Capability to manager offshore development team

  • Develop with Oracle Data Integrator (ODI) 11g

  • Develop Requirements analysis

  • Develop Technical design solution for Oracle BI Applications in ODI 11g

  • Lead Development and Unit Testing Activities

  • Develop production go-live plans and work closely with the Operations team to deploy the solution

  • Perform trouble shooting and break-fix for all defects

Knowledge in these additional skills is a plus:

  • Oracle Transactional Business Intelligence (OTBI)

  • Essbase

  • Hyperion Financial Management

  • Hyperion Planning

  • Machine learning experience

  • Python

  • Oracle R and Java programming capability

Collaborate with extraordinary, insightful professionals in an environment that cultivates creativity and individuality.


Health Insurance. Paid time off. Corporate Holidays. Sick leave. Family planning. Financial Guidance. Competitive 401K. Training and Learning. We continue to expand our benefits and programs, offering some of the best support, guidance and coverage for a diverse employee population.

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Candidates from all locations considered; however candidates that live in or near one of the following cities preferred: Atlanta, Chicago, Columbus, Houston, Dallas, Raleigh, Washington DC Metro Area, Piscataway, Philadelphia.


Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • At least 3 years of experience in design & development in Oracle Data Integrator (ODI)

  • At least 5 years of experience working with Oracle BI Applications (HR, Finance, Procurement & Spend, Supply Chain & Order Management)

  • At least 3 years of experience in Oracle BI 12c

  • At least 5 years of hands on experience in data Integration and ability to investigate source data models

  • At leastt 5 years of hands on experience in Data Modeling

  • At least 5 years of understanding of Oracle BI 11g/12c Architecture

  • At least 5 years of understanding of Oracle BI 11g/12c Metadata Modeling

Preferred Tech and Prof Experience

  • Certification and experience with Oracle Analytics Cloud or Oracle BI Cloud Service

  • At least 1 year experience with Oracle Data Visualization Desktop

  • Understanding of Oracle Infrastructure as a Service and Platform as a service offerings (IaaS, PaaS, Compute Cloud Service, Storage Cloud Service)

  • Significant domain knowledge in either HCM, ERP or SCM

  • Familiarity with Oracle eBS or Oracle Cloud HCM/ERP/SCM

  • Experience working with and architecting Master Data Management solutions

EO Statement

IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.