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Business Intelligence (BI) Analyst

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Boulder, Colorado

Employment Type:

Research Faculty



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Job Summary

We are seeking a dynamic Business Intelligence professional to further LASP’s science mission by providing information technology coordination and support for LASP’s Finance Team. This professional will have a technology-first approach to solving problems and optimizing processes. Duties include research, selection, and compilation of financial data from various sources, such as production, accounting, vendors, and subsequent analysis of that data to produce business information used to support organizational decisions. Data are often difficult to obtain and may be diluted with unnecessary data points. Identifies questionable data and may then direct others in verifying the accuracy of data. Provides and presents an executive summary of data results in a simplified understandable outline. Decisions may impact the effectiveness and efficiency of administrative and business processes.

The University of Colorado Boulder is committed to building a culturally diverse community of faculty, staff, and students dedicated to contributing to an inclusive campus environment. We are an Equal Opportunity employer, including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Who We Are

The Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics (LASP) at the University of Colorado Boulder (CU) began in 1948, a decade before NASA. We are the world’s only academic research institute to have sent instruments to all eight planets and Pluto.

What Your Key Responsibilities Will Be

  • Gathers business intelligence from a variety of sources including the Lab, University, Partner Institutions, Research Sponsors, and Public Information.
  • Analyzes business data to drive decision-making and develop actionable recommendations for high-impact outcomes.
  • Develops KPI’s for ongoing program and project data.
  • Identifies and builds data products and solutions including data storage, modeling, processing, QA, debugging, and reporting.
  • Models outcome of implementing recommendations.
  • Summarizes administrative and financial data for review by executives, directors, managers, business analysts, and other partners.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

What You Should Know

All University of Colorado Boulder employees are required to align with the campus COVID-19 vaccine requirement. New employees must provide proof of vaccination or receive a medical or religious exemption within 30 days of employment.

What We Can Offer

The salary range for this position is $85,000.00 - $95,000.00. We offer a generous retirement plan that includes 200% matching for the first 5% contributed with immediate vesting. Relocation assistance is available per institute guidelines.


The University of Colorado offers excellent benefits, including medical, dental, retirement, paid time off, tuition benefit and ECO Pass. The University of Colorado Boulder is one of the largest employers in Boulder County and offers an inspiring higher education environment. Learn more about the University of Colorado Boulder.

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What We Require

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Management, Economics, Accounting, Finance, Computer Science, Business Intelligence, or Information Science.
  • 5 years of professional experience. This can be substituted with a combination of education and professional experience.
  • Must be a US Citizen or a Permanent Resident..

What You Will Need

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Proficient in SQL, Power BI or Tableau, MS SQL Server, Oracle 11+, and Office 365.
  • Ability to collect and compile relevant data.
  • Extremely organized with great attention to detail.
  • Excellent ability to analyze information and think systematically.
  • Strong business analysis skills.
  • Works well independently and as part of a team.
  • Ability to handle databases and understand technology-driven business intelligence tools.

What We Would Like You To Have

  • Working knowledge of MS SQL Server Stored Procedures, SSIS, SSRS, and SSAS.
  • Exposure to Azure SQL and Functions.
  • Master’s degree.

Special Instructions

To apply, please submit the following materials:

  1. Resume or CV
  2. Cover letter addressed to the Search Committee briefly describing your qualifications, professional goals, and specific interest in this position.

If you are selected as the finalist, your degree will be verified by the CU Boulder Campus Human Resources department using an approved online vendor. If your degree was obtained outside of the United States, please submit a translated version as an optional attachment.

The position will remain open until filled.

Note: Application materials will not be accepted via email. For consideration, applications must be submitted through CU Boulder Jobs

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