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BusinessObjects Engineer (FRS Experience)
Job ID:22570
Falls Church, Virginia


Bringing Solutions That Make Business Better

Join Resolvit as a BusinessObjects Engineer (FRS Experience) and be part of a creative, forward-thinking team. Our success at deploying skilled, highly knowledgeable experts has landed us on the Inc. 5000 list of America’s fastest-growing companies four times – and we’re just getting started.

As the BusinessObjects Engineer (FRS Experience), you will be responsible for the installation, deployment, configuration, integration, and maintenance of BCS and FRS on an AIX platform. You will create systems and technical guides and suggest and/or follow technical decisions for complex information systems. You will also lead the design and implementation of an enterprise BusinessObjects environment in an ITIL-centric and virtual environment. Additionally, you will:

  • Perform engineering studies and install new versions of the applications
  • Troubleshoot complex application and networking issues
  • Contribute to architecture and design conversations regarding BI solutions and exercise authority and vision in decision-making
  • Collaborate with infrastructure team, SAP project teams, Compliance, PMO, Business Analysts, and business leads as necessary
  • Define and provide governance of standards, best practices, and processes
  • Share knowledge and cross-train on solution components
  • Ensure the performance and reliability of the BI infrastructure in support of lines of business consuming these solutions
  • Perform BI 4.2 systems administration including configuration, license management, performance tuning, data connection management, upgrades, and hot fix application
  • Perform tuning and optimization of platforms
  • Lead platform software upgrades
  • Write standard operating procedures, product insertion guides, and software suggestion and recommendation white papers
  • Provide security support for web and application systems
  • Monitor environment to ensure user needs are responded to as needed and that systems remain secure while meeting ongoing business needs
  • Troubleshoot reported issues and provide support to users at a T3 level
  • Work in a 24 x 7 production support environment including weekends and weeknights as required

What You’ll Need to be Successful:

  • 10 to 12 years of related information systems experience, including management experience
  • 5 or more years of experience securing an enterprise business intelligence environment and 2 or more years of experience with an enterprise BI environment
  • Bachelor’s degree in a technical field or related degree and/or appropriate certification
  • In-depth knowledge of the File Repository Server and its relation to the CMS database
  • Experience with SAP BO administration: Central Management Console (CMC), Central Configuration Management (CCM), and Central Management Services (CMS)
  • Experience with Web Application Server, Server Intelligence Agent, and Central Management Server
  • Established track record of designing and implementing BI solutions in accordance with business requirements and best practices for full project lifecycle
  • Full lifecycle Business Objects - BOXI implementation experience including installation, configuration, and administration
  • Experience customizing/configuring Business Objects Universes using IDT Universe Designer and ODBC connections
  • Experience with the BOXI reporting tool suite: Dashboards, Design Studio, Lumira, WebI, BI Launch Pad, and Explorer
  • Production support experience and availability for on-call support as needed
  • Experience with Business Objects software upgrade
  • Experience configuring Design Studio/Dashboards, Web Intelligence, or Crystal Reports
  • Strong technical troubleshooting and root cause analysis skills
  • Strong customer service, teamwork, and communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and quickly absorb new technologies
  • Ability to multitask and manage concurrent workload, balancing project delivery, operational support, and continuous improvement
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Good planning and leadership skills

Great Additional Skills:

  • Experience with enterprise and BusinessObjects security model requirements and working with multiple teams of developers and end users in shared enterprise environment
  • Experience data modeling for a data warehouse
  • Knowledge of the EIM Suite (Data Services/Information Steward)
  • Unix/AIX and Windows server administration experience
  • WebSphere administration experience
  • Strong SQL skills
  • End user training experience
  • Business Objects Data Services, Voyager, Explorer, and Live Office experience
  • Other BI tool and database experience


At Resolvit, you’ll be given the support you need to grow in your consulting career.  In addition to opportunities for advancement and ongoing training, we offer:

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Life insurance coverage
  • Long-term and short-term disability coverage
  • 401(k) retirement plan with matching
  • Professional support from a dedicated Business Services Manager
  • Networking opportunities with other consultants in your area

We currently have more than 100 open career opportunities across the country, so be sure to mention the appropriate Job Code with any correspondence!

About Resolvit:

Resolvit is an international technology consulting firm with industry-leading customers in the financial services, high tech, manufacturing, retail, life sciences, and government sectors. Through its partnerships, Resolvit delivers highly impactful, innovative solutions across five core areas: Infrastructure Modernization, Application Development Services, Enterprise Data Management & Analytics, Knowledge & Content Management, and Strategic Staffing.

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