BI Developer


For over 50 years, Technomic, a Winsight Company, has provided foodservice clients around the globe with the research, insights and strategic consulting support they need to enhance their business strategies, decisions and results. Our services range from major research studies and management consulting solutions to online databases and simple fact-finding assignments. Our clients include food manufacturers and distributors, restaurants and retailers, other foodservice organizations, and various institutions aligned with the food industry.

Position Objective

Technomic Inc. is a leading research and consulting firm serving the food and associated industries from our downtown Chicago headquarters. We are currently seeking an ambitious, career-oriented individual to join our team as a BI Developer. The BI developer will support Technomic’s data visualization initiatives that span across our consumer, menu and industry solutions. The BI developer will lead the development and maintenance of dashboards as well provide support for research report generation. The successful candidate will be a developer with exceptional analytical, problem solving, and data visualization skills and will be nimble to adopt use of new tools and techniques. Excellent verbal and written communication skills will be vital, as collaboration with cross-functional teams is key to the role's success.

Position Responsibilities

  • Lead the design, development, and maintenance of business intelligence dashboards and reporting tools
  • Understand business requirements and design efficient data models on transactional and survey data sets
  • Maintain existing R/Shiny dashboard code and perform scheduled data refresh
  • Generate research reports via automation applications, troubleshoot issues and update application as necessary
  • Leverage analytical skill set to access data from multiple sources for ad hoc analysis, data visualizations and advanced analytics initiatives
  • Support analytics team with statistical analysis including turf, regressions, perceptual mapping, segmentation analysis etc.
  • Independently develop code in R/Python, SPSS to support advanced analysis through simulators and dashboards
  • Other responsibilities as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  • 2-4 years of experience working with dashboard tools Power BI, Sisense, R/Shinyapps, Tableau or Harmon.
  • 2-4 years of experience coding in Python and/or R
  • Proficient in SQL and strong understanding of database design
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel (pivot tables, power pivots, v-lookup, DAX)
  • Must have attention to detail, as well as strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Proven ability to manage multiple tasks and meet deadlines
  • Demonstrated ability to learn new programming languages and tools with minimal guidance
  • Experience working with Microsoft Azure Synapse analytics a plus
  • Experience designing data models and dashboards using PowerBI a plus
  • Bachelor’s degree in Statistics, Mathematics, Engineering or Economics or quantitative discipline required.
  • Must be a US Citizen or US Permanent Resident authorized to work without sponsorship.

Technomic is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Technomic does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit and business needs.

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