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Requisition ID:  21032

Purdue Global Business Intelligence Architect (Remote)

Our Opportunity:

The Business Intelligence (BI) Architect will provide support to Purdue University Global.  Building on Purdue University's mission to provide greater access to affordable, high-quality education, Purdue University Global is a public, nonprofit institution offering a world-class education online. 

Job Summary:

Purdue University Global (PG) is seeking a BI Architect to lead ideation, development and management of critical outcomes from our new Academic Platform while collaborating on sustainable, effective business and analytical processes and technical workflow in support of our students, faculty and staff. The BI Architect has a unique opportunity to make an immediate impact as PG begins the design, build and deployment of a new Academic Platform comprising a suite of academic applications built upon a new business intelligence platform. The BI Architect has the opportunity to contribute in a fast paced, project based environment that will yield industry leading technology including artificial intelligence, machine learning and data analytics allowing learners to achieve educational success personally and professionally.


BI Architecture Leadership

  • Responsible for the design, development and deployment of business intelligence technologies and platforms.
  • Creates the BI architectural vision, road map, guidelines and standards.
  • Participates in the development of project specifications and schedules.
  • Oversees the establishment and maintenance of standards and permissible architectures for BI solutions.
  • Provides leadership and coaching in resolving complex technical problems.

Systems Analysis & Design

  • Assists customers in identifying opportunities for and implementation of BI solutions for complex business processes.
  • Works closely with business areas to identify business problems and define requirements for data delivered by enterprise solutions.
  • Develops functional and technical specifications.
  • Installs, implements, enhances and tests BI application software.


  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, information systems or related field.  
  • At least 6 years of experience in enterprise-wide design and architecture of business intelligence systems with large-scale ERP business intelligence deployment experience.
  • Equivalent education and/or experience may substitute for minimum requirements.

What we’re looking for:

  • Demonstrated experience developing architecture strategies and roadmaps.
  • Broad knowledge of design and development of enterprise business intelligence architectures including software and hardware landscapes, data models, tools, support models, business processes, and security.  
  • Broad understanding of current BI technologies including all aspects of design, implementation maintenance and operation of large, n-tier enterprise systems.
  • Demonstrated experience designing complex data models and configuring, supporting, and developing business intelligence applications.  
  • Knowledge of Google Cloud Platform models and integration of 'bolt-on' applications and how this impacts BI systems.  
  • Proficient in leading cross-functional teams through problem solving, strategic planning, and design mapping processes.  
  • Ability to facilitate discussion between technical and business staff.  
  • Preferred: experience with large-scale higher education administrative computing systems, specifically Google Cloud Platform, Unizin Data Platform, CampusVue and enterprise BI architecture frameworks.

Additional Information:

  • Please note that this is a remote position. 
  • Purdue University Global will not sponsor employment authorization for this position.
  • A background check will be required for employment in this position. 
  • FLSA: Exempt (Not Eligible For Overtime) 
  • Purdue Global is proud to be an EEO/AA employer. Our goal is to recruit and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool. We celebrate the diversity of thought, backgrounds, and skills necessary to support an inclusive environment. Employment decisions are based on qualifications, merit, and business needs. All individuals are encouraged to apply.



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