The Business Intelligence Developer at Xadat research and fact-finding based on applicable business systems and industry standards. With this knowledge, develops or modifies complex information systems. Analyzes business and user needs, documents requirements, and revises existing system logic difficulties as necessary. Guides and advises less-experienced Business Systems Analysts. Competent to work in some phases of systems analysis and considers the business implications of the application of technology to the current business environment.
Obviously there are skills that can be considered secondary, yet let us not be fooled by this term. Most of those would be a requirement every single time you go look for a job as a business analyst, too.
But wait, we started off with technical skills – can we be any more specific?
While technical skills are always first on the list of requirements for BAs, generally they differ between companies. However regardless of specific tooling names and providers, most utilities in use would be part of a business intelligence suite – such as those in the SAP business objects toolset, and many, many more.
Whether you will be using Enterprise Architect, Visio or Caliber, Dashboard tools or anything else, there are common core skills to them. As a whole, your responsibility would be to do the following things with them:
And given the specifics of the tasks at hand, it is not difficult to imagine that even if you only have experience with one toolset, translating it into another would be a rather simple task.