BI Developer – Rockville, MD, US

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BI Developer – Rockville, MD, US

BI Developer

Department: Engineering
Location: Rockville, MD, US


Are you a talented technologist with a knack for turning complex data into actionable insight? If you’re a creative thinker who understands the unique and important connection between data and business, we want to talk to you!

As a Business Intelligence Developer at NIKA, you’ll be responsible for designing, developing, implementing, and maintaining BI platforms by leveraging your skills with the Tableau and/or Microsoft BI suite. You’ll create reports to communicate business metrics and assist power users with creating their own.

Named a “Top Workplace” by the Washington Post in 2017, NIKA is a well-established company that is focused on growth within an entrepreneurial environment. We are revolutionizing how businesses and governments design, build, and manage real property by combining facilities operations management, engineering, and architecture all under one roof. When you become part of the NIKA team, you join an organization that encourages collaboration, vision, and personal development.

If you’re excited about a position that provides you the opportunity to grow your career in a fast-paced environment and work alongside some of the most innovative and eclectic professionals in the industry, apply today!


  • Develop standard reports and functional dashboards based on business requirements.
  • Extracting, transforming, analyzing, visualizing, and presenting data from diverse business areas in novel and insightful ways to enable business executives to take informed action.
  • Maintain business intelligence models to design, develop, and generate both standard and ad-hoc reports.
  • Generate reports for internal and external customers for business performance monitoring and business decision making.
  • Work with Project Manager in developing and executing project plans within assigned schedule and timeline.
  • Develop new report generation and report enhancement based on the change requests.
  • Perform data warehouse design and modelling according to established standards.
  • Assist in business intelligence and data warehousing solutions to meet business needs.
  • Generate and deliver quality reports to customers in timely and accurate manner.
  • Identify and resolve data reporting issues in a timely fashion.
  • Contribute to data aggregation strategy for reporting, dashboards, and self-service analytics.
  • Perform improvements to provide optimum reporting solutions.


  • Demonstrated knowledge of broad set of business economic, intelligence, and analytic techniques.
    • Knowledge of any common structured query language programs is acceptable.
    • Knowledge of SQL queries, ability to read and write highly complex SQL statements.
    • 1-3 years of experience in BI Development.
    • Knowledge of scripting and ETL, data modeling, and working with large data sets.
    • Background in data warehouse design (e.g. dimensional modeling) and data mining.
    • Understanding of database management systems, online analytical processing (OLAP), and ETL (Extract, transform, load) framework.
    • Use SQL Server Management Studio to create tables, stored procedures, functions, and other objects using T-SQL.
    • Use SSIS to extract, load, and transform data.
    • Use SSAS to create cubes and adapt existing cubes.
  • BI Software
    • Knowledge of any common business intelligence application is acceptable (Power BI or Tableau most preferred).
    • Understanding of Tableau and Power BI Architecture required to perform effectively.
    • Understanding of Tableau Server and Power BI implementation & administration processes and best practices.
    • Knowledge in various reporting objects like Facts, Attributes, Hierarchies, Transformations, filters, prompts, Calculated fields, Sets, Groups, Parameters etc., in Tableau and Power BI.
    • Knowledge of the best practices for implementation and integration of Tableau and Power BI.
    • Design and deploy rich Graphic visualizations with Drill Down and Drop-down Menu options, Parameterized and Linked reports, Local and Global filters, context filters using Tableau desktop and Power BI.
    • Generate Tableau and Power BI dashboards with Tree Maps, Geo Maps, Stack Bars, Line Graphs, Histograms, Pie Charts, Donut charts, Heat Maps, Scatter Plots for showing Trends with Dual Axis.
    • Assist developing various reportdashboard using grouping, sorting, filtering, ranking and ordering the data and using Tableau and Power BI reports for various analysis Top – N Analysis, Comparative Analysis, SystemsSources GAP Analysis, Trend Analysis.


  • Experience with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistics.
  • Experience gathering and refining requirements, interviewing business users to understand and document data requirements.
  • Confidence in communicating complex topics to the team through both written and oral communications.
  • Ability to interact with users and understand their requirements.
  • Strong attention to detail, documenting business and technical requirements based on user interviews.


  • BSc/BA in computer science, engineering or relevant field.
  • Must be eligible for DoD Secret Security Clearance.
  • Active Public Trust or Secret Clearance Highly Desired.
  • Experience in the architecture and engineering industry desirable.

About NIKA

NIKA delivers comprehensive services and solutions to support the full life cycle of facilities. For more than two decades, the Department of Defense and federal civilian agencies, as well as commercial and higher education institutions, have trusted NIKA to design, build, operate, and manage their real property. By combining facilities operations management, engineering, and architecture services, we provide value and expertise for complex and mission critical facilities. Headquartered in Rockville, MD with offices in San Antonio, TX, NIKA helps clients enhance operational excellence in locations around the globe.

NIKA is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.