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Mid-Level Hyperion Planning/Essbase Developer

Tampa, FL · Information Technology
We have an exciting opportunity for a Mid-Level Hyperion Planning/Essbase Developer to join our team supporting our U.S. military customer and their vital mission. If you want to work with a great team that provides growth and training opportunities, we want to talk with you.

We are only looking for people who want to join our team as regular, full-time employees.  We want to continue building our corporate knowledge and invest in making our employees the best in the business.

  • Individual contributor working under the direction of a lead Hyperion architect
  • Implementing assigned tasks associated with developing new Hyperion Planning applications
  • Responsible for daily maintenance and operations of the existing applications
  • Responsible for batch, integration, and scripting
  • Responsible for defining and maintaining security
  • Interacting with business clients to understand, define, analyze, and deliver customer requirements
  • Troubleshooting issues, recommending alternative resolutions, and analyzing trends to proactively prevent problems
  • Supporting deployment and end-user training
  • The ability to obtain a U.S. Government security clearance; this requires U.S. citizenship
  • BS in Computer Science, Engineering, Information Systems, or related degree
  • At least three years of work experience in a technical field with at least two years of hands on experience developing and maintaining Hyperion Planning applications
  • At least two years of practical experience, requiring limited guidance/assistance with:
    • Creating and maintaining Hyperion Planning:
      • Business Rules (including Essbase functions, run time prompt variables)
      • Dimensions (including attribute dimensions)
      • Forms (including composite forms)
      • Smart View queries
      • Substitution Variables
    • Administering Hyperion Planning Security and trouble-shooting security related issues:
      • Dimension, Task and Business Rules permissions
      • Essbase security filters
      • Shared Services: provisioning and managing users and groups
    • Using LCM in WorkSpace for backups and promotion of Hyperion objects from Development through Production
      • NOTE: Must thoroughly understand inter-relationships of Hyperion objects to successfully promote objects from Development through Production.
    • Essbase BSO performance optimization experience either associated with Hyperion Planning applications or with standalone Essbase cubes 
  • Creating and maintaining Essbase:
    • Calc Scripts
      • Need to understand and know how to create complex aggregations, data calculations, data block creation/clears, data exports
      • Experienced converting Essbase Calc Scripts into Hyperion Business Rules
    • Load Rules
      • Must be able to load data from flat files and SQL tables
    • Maxl scripts
      • Must be able to understand and modify existing Maxl scripts and be able to create new ones as needed
  • At least one year of practical experience with:
    • Relational database SQL experience associated with Essbase data loads, data exports, dimension builds, and data issue analysis
    • Linux/Unix or Batch scripting for automating Hyperion/Essbase tasks
    • LCM command line utilities (export/load dimensions, export/load security, …)
    • Creating and maintaining
      • Hyperion Planning: Menus, Smart Lists, Tasks Lists, Approval  process, text data dimensions
      • Essbase: Report Writer scripts, dimension build load rules
  • Oracle database SQL experience
  • OBIEE or Hyperion Financial Reporting development
  • Prior consulting experience
  • U.S Government Secret clearance
About Definitive Logic
Definitive Logic is a growing small business with a focus on providing technical solutions to public sector and commercial organizations.  We invest in developing our team members into technical leaders in their fields on interest.  If you are looking to be a member of a talented company with a small business culture, we look forward to hearing from you.

Definitive Logic is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. 

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