Business intelligence architect information systems specialist Job at Oregon Secretary of State, Salem, OR

  • Oregon Secretary of State
  • Salem, OR

Job Description

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Oregon Department of Education

Salary Range:

$7,149 - $10,826

Position Type:


Position Title:

Business Intelligence Architect (Information Systems Specialist 8)

Job Description:

Are you a visionary business intelligence expert ready to revolutionize data systems? Would you like to have a meaningful impact on education across the state of Oregon? Apply today!

Position Title: Business Intelligence Architect

Classification: Information Systems Specialist 8

Salary: $7,149 - $10,826 ($7,646 - $11,578 PERS)

We are seeking a Business Intelligence Architect to join our Office of Finance and Information Technology at the

Oregon Department of Education

. This is a permanent position represented by the

Service Employees International Union (SEIU)


This role is a hybrid of remote work and will need to report to the office when business or operational needs are dependent on onsite activities. Remote work is embraced to the fullest extent possible without interfering with business.

About Us:


Oregon Department of Education’s

(ODE’s) mission is to foster equity and excellence for every learner through collaboration with educators, partners, and communities. In fulfilling its


, ODE has the vision to ensure all students have access to and benefit from a world-class, well–rounded, and equitable education system.

The Business Intelligence Architect position is located within the Information Technology Section of the

Office of Finance and Information Technology

(OFIT). OFIT provides support services to the agency as well as direct programs through distinct units. OFIT's units provide a wide range of services including accounting and financial services, budget development and execution services, facilities management, fiscal grants and services, mail services, procurement services, school finance and information technology.

What you will do!

Are you ready to be the architect of transformation? This new position will be pivotal in developing ODE’s Business Intelligence Program.

As ODE’s Business Intelligence Architect you will:


  • Provide critical elements in the development of ODE’s Business Intelligence Program, ensuring tools and technologies are in place for optimal data analysis and visualization.

  • Drive research and evaluation through sophisticated data ecosystems that enhance public transparency and support business line evaluation and metrics reporting.

  • Exhibit passion for solving the challenges of today to better understand the needs of the future.


  • Work closely with internal and external partners including other state agencies, universities, data stewards, IT staff, research analysts, program managers, and directors to set the standards for data visualization, reporting, and dashboard development.

  • Develop and oversee methods, procedures, and oversight committees to ensure data reporting integrity and effectiveness.


  • Provide expert technical assistance to users, ensuring they can leverage the full power of the Business Intelligence Program.

Please click here to view the full position description

What you need to qualify

Seven (7) years of information systems experience in business intelligence.


An Associate's degree or higher in Computer Science, Information Technology, or related field, OR completion of a two (2) year accredited vocational training program in information technology or related field, AND 5 years of information systems experience in business intelligence.


A Bachelor's degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, or related field AND three (3) years of information systems experience in business intelligence


Master's degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, or related field AND one (1) year of information systems experience in business intelligence

Desired Attributes (what we are looking for):

  • Demonstrated knowledge of developing, deploying, and maintaining complex report and dashboard projects.

  • Demonstrated experience with utilizing data to inform business outcomes and strategic decision-making and in providing reports to executives and leadership to inform business priorities.

  • Demonstrated skill in data reporting, design, configuration, testing, implementation, and customer support.

  • Strong understanding of relational databases with advanced working knowledge of writing SQL queries and experience with SQL Server.

  • Strong understanding of data reporting, dashboard, and visualization toolsets such as Microsoft PowerBI and Tableau.

  • Strong ability to analyze and QA data, identify data integrity issues and make recommendations.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and ability to summarize complex business and technical issues to non-technical audiences.

We are most interested in finding the best candidate for the job. We would encourage you to apply, even if you don't meet every one of the desired attributes listed.

Why us?

At ODE, we pride ourselves on creating an inclusive, collaborative, and innovative atmosphere. Autonomy is supported while also being offered opportunities to work in dedicated teams or partnerships across the agency. Our office supports a healthy work/life balance and shows genuine care for team members, students, partners, and school leaders. Our team members share and educate with passion for equitable practices and sustainable development for leaders across Oregon. We maintain a constant learning and growing mentality to strive for optimum innovation and consistently applied equity practices.

Our amazing benefits include:

  • Excellent

    medical, vision and dental

    benefit package for the employee and qualified family members with very low monthly out-of-pocket cost
  • Paid days off –

    • 11 paid holidays per year

    • 3 additional paid "Personal Business Days" per year

    • 8 hours of sick leave accumulated every month

    • Progressive vacation leave accrual with increases every 5 years

  • In addition to standard medical benefits and employee leave, the state also provides additional optional benefits, such as basic life insurance, short-term disability, long-term disability, deferred compensation savings program, and flexible spending accounts for health care and child care expenses.

  • Student Loan Forgiveness Program:

    if you have federal student loan debt or are thinking of going back to school, then you will want to look into this program. If you make 120 qualifying payments on your student loan while working full time for a qualifying employer, your student loan debt may be forgiven.
  • If you currently work at an Oregon school district or education service district, we may be able to transfer in your sick leave balance!

If you have a desire to make a difference in the lives of Oregonians, apply today!

To apply:

Your cover letter and resume are the perfect opportunity to highlight your interest in the position and showcase your skills and experience that make you the best candidate for the position.

  • Upload a resume and cover letter. Applications will be reviewed for cover letter and resume prior to consideration. Failure to attach a cover letter and resume will result in the disqualification of your application.

  • In your cover letter, please include your qualifications relating to any of the desired attributes mentioned for this position (limit to no more than 2 pages). Your resume and cover letter may be uploaded in the Resume/Cover Letter field on the online application.

  • In addition to your related work experience and education, we will use the attributes and minimum qualifications listed under the “What we are looking for” section above to determine whom to interview. Please make sure the attributes and minimum qualifications you possess are clearly demonstrated in your resume and cover letter.

  • Important: Please monitor both your email and Workday account for updates regarding this recruitment. You may be asked to submit additional information after initial application.

  • External Applicants: Click on the “Apply” button and submit your resume and cover letter. Please make sure to attach all required documents in the section titled Resume/Cover Letter. View this


    for help.
  • Internal Applicants: (this includes Current State of Oregon employees): Apply via your employee Workday account. View this

    job aid

    for help.

Please contact

if you have any questions on the application process.

Would you like to learn more about this position or how our application process works? Join our Recruitment team during our ODE Career Chat Sessions. We can assist you with all your application and agency questions!

1st Thursday of the month – 11 am to 11:45 am (PST)

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Additional Information:

  • Salary Range: The range listed is the Non-PERS salary range. Public Employee Retirement System (PERS) participating members will have their base salary increased by 6.95% and pay a 6% employee contribution to PERS.

  • Your application materials will be used to determine salary based on a pay equity assessment. For further information, please visit the

    Pay Equity Project

  • The job posting closes at 11:59 PM (PDT) on the close date. After you submit your application, be sure to respond to the two questionnaires relating to public records requests and veterans’ preference immediately following your submission. These questions are necessary to complete the application process.

  • Communication: Please monitor your Workday account, as communication will be sent to your Workday account. You must have a valid e-mail address to apply.

  • Future Vacancies: This recruitment announcement will be used to establish a list of qualified candidates to fill the current vacancy and may be used to fill future vacancies as they occur.

  • External Applicants (non-state of Oregon employees): If you would like to retain a copy of this job posting, please print a copy before submitting your application. Once the job posting has closed, you will not be able to access the posting.

  • Background Check: This position requires successfully passing a criminal record check, which may require a fingerprint-based records check and/or credit history check, as a condition of employment.

  • If you need an accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), have questions or need assistance with the application process, please contact us at

    . Please be sure to include the job requisition number.
  • Veterans: Eligible veterans who meet the qualifications will be given veterans' preference. For further information, please see the following website:

    Veterans Resources

    . You may also call the Oregon Department of Veterans' Affairs at 1-800-692-9666.
  • Visa Sponsorship: The Oregon Department of Education does not offer visa sponsorship. Within three days of hire, all applicants will be required to complete the US Department of Homeland Security's Form I-9, confirming authorization to work in the United States. The Oregon Department of Education is an E-Verify employer. If you are the successful candidate you must present your I-9

    acceptable documents

    (See page 3) for employment verification.

Helpful links and contact information:

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  • Understanding the State Application Process

  • Resources for Job Seekers

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The Department of Education is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer committed to a diverse workforce. The Department strives to create an inclusive environment that welcomes and values the diversity of the people we serve. We foster fairness, equity, and inclusion to create a workplace environment where everyone is treated with respect and dignity. We are most interested in finding the best candidate for the job. If you are unsure whether you meet the qualifications of this position, please feel free to contact us to discuss your application.

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