Business Objects Specialist #3088


  • Fort Lee, VA
  • Information Technology
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Company Overview

GovCIO is a team of transformers–people who are passionate about transforming government I.T. We believe in making a difference by developing digital strategies and delivering the technology-related innovation that improves governmental operations each day.

But we can’t do it alone. We welcome and nurture an inclusive and diversified work culture. Because different backgrounds, experiences, abilities, and perspectives make us better decision-makers, problem solvers, and creators. We’re changing the face of I.T. – from our diverse staff to the end-products we develop. And we’re excited to expand our team. Are you ready to be a transformer?


Develops, inspects, mines, transforms, and models data to raise productivity, improve decision making, and gain competitive advantage. Provides subject matter expertise on source system data and business rules to support development, implementation and operations of new or enhanced databases, data warehouses (DW) and analytic systems. May support data modeling and ETL design and development to populate new data structures, including data warehouses, operational data stores and data marts. Performs data validation to assure data quality within new and enhanced databases.

1.Analyzes and assesses existing source system data to design appropriate data-centric solutions.
2.May develop dimensional and relational data models for data marts, data warehouses and operational data stores.
3.May perform design and development of ETL to map data from source systems to the DW and accurately populate databases.
4.Validates ETL, databases, BI metadata and reports to assure data quality in databases, DW and reports.
5.Works closely with business stakeholders and source system owners to research data anomalies and provide recommendations for resolutions.

6.May support end users with specific ad hoc reporting and analytic needs to provide further insights on the data.
Customer specific responsibilities

We are looking for a Business Objects developer to provide support and sustainment of our BI applications. This is an exciting project working in a challenging and rewarding environment. In this role, you will perform a wide variety of duties, but generally, on the day to day you will:

  • Create and link Business Objects universes using multiple data providers
  • Perform aggregation and overrides
  • Perform and apply data modeling as it applies to business intelligence in Oracle and Teradata
  • Develop Oracle, Teradata or ANSI SQL
  • Develop advanced, complex queries
  • Develop SAP Business Objects reports
  • Build, schedule and burst reports

Additional tasks could include:

  • Adhoc query or report support in order to develop or modify accurate specialized reports, the generation of new corporate reports for existing and new universes, maintenance of existing universes and creation of new universes, outreach and hands-on training for users in BI and data management applications utilizing customer approved curriculums.
  • You will identify, analyze, design, develop, test, deploy and sustain new technologies required to modernize our customer’s business intelligence initiatives as determined by new business objectives.
  • You will perform deskside or phone support as well as formal and informal training
  • You will provide Identification and resolution of a reported database, software or other problems as reported through the Remedy system.
  • You will perform monitoring system logs and report weekly status, findings and mitigations using enterprise monitoring tools.
  • Develop new corporate reports and maintain existing reports in conjunction with their associated universes.
  • Support systems tests, planning and evaluations, prepare documentation and participate in user acceptance testing for all changes.
  • Perform configuration management of software, repositories and universes
  • Maintain and/or enhance Business Objects universes and reports
  • Perform duties to promote universes and reports when migrating from the development to test environment and ultimately to the production environment.
  • Provide requirements analysis for all approved changes affecting business intelligence.
  • Perform and document impact analysis of business intelligence 
  • The position is currently eligible to work remotely due to COVID restrictions. Need to work from office in Fort Lee, VA, when client changes Covid remote guidelines.


Bachelor’s with 8+ years (or commensurate experience)

Required Skills and Experience

  • The nature of this position requires that each applicant meets these minimum qualifications:
    • Current Security+ or equivalent certification that meets the requirements of IAM Level1
    • 3+ years of related experience working on projects related to Business Intelligence including experience with Oracle, Teradata or ANSI SQL
  • 2+ years experience with Business Objects Software Toolset
  • Must be able to pass a NACI background check for badged access
Preferred Skills and Experience
  • Secret clearance preferred
  • Experience with Tableau
  • Good understanding of Data modeling 
  • Experience in Retail business anaytics
  • Experience in ETL tools such as Informatica

COVID Policy: New employees will be required to adhere to the Company’s and its clients’ COVID-19 safety procedures. In the event that the COVID-19 vaccination mandate for Federal Contractors is enforced, you must become fully vaccinated or request and be approved for an exemption. Employees working onsite at a client location must comply with our client’s COVID-19 requirements.

GovCIO is a team of professionals who want to make a difference. And that can only happen with a diverse, happy, and cared-for team. So, we prioritize your well-being, equity for all and look for ways to make work a better place for each of us every day.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, religious affiliation, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, or disability status.

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