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Columbia Sportswear Company is a portfolio of Brands for active lives. From our flagship Columbia Brand to Mountain Hardwear, prAna and even the SOREL Brand….we are all about making products that get people closer to their passions.


As a Senior Business Intelligence Developer in Columbia’s Enterprise Information Management (EIM) team, you have a passion for leading the design and development of creative and innovative analytics solutions.  You love telling stories with data, creating insights through rich interactive data visualizations, and facilitating impactful self-service data discovery.  You are a builder at heart, and will participate in the strategic design, development and support of data solutions that move Columbia forward.


  • Grow and improve Columbia’s global analytics, reporting and visualization architecture and solutions.
  • Facilitate, enable and expand self-service capabilities across the organization.
  • Partner with stakeholders to design and support certified enterprise datasets and semantic layers.
  • Identify and implement solutions to enhance existing BI infrastructure, processes and technology. 
  • Collaborate with subject matter experts to establish the technical vision and requirements to support high value business solutions.
  • Participate in full development lifecycle, from developing business requirements to change management processes and ensuring changes are properly tested and migrated to production.
  • Create and provide training to business clients on all Business Intelligence tools ranging from beginner to advanced users.
  • Continuously improve Columbia’s analytic data architecture by analyzing issues, discovering root causes and providing sustainable high quality solutions.
  • Provide subject matter expertise and guidance to less experienced staff members regarding performance management and design best practices.
  • Participation on projects in various stages of progress, including production support.
  • Daily interaction, partnership and collaboration across the Columbia business community.


  • 4+ years of business intelligence and data warehouse experience, including schema design and dimensional data modeling.
  • Strong experience building solutions with an excellent user experience.  UX design experience preferred.
  • Deep implementation, development, and support experience with at least two of the following reporting platforms: Tableau, SAP Business Objects, Cognos, Microsoft Power BI.
  • Experience with the deployment and optimization of a medium to large scale enterprise BI platform.
  • Expert in SQL and query optimization for data platforms such as SAP BW, SQL Server and Teradata.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills to facilitate discussion at all levels of the organization and develop a sound business understanding to help derive meaningful insights from data.
  • Sound judgment and decision-making, and the appropriate sense of urgency and is a self-starter.
  • Strong analysis, design and troubleshooting abilities, with a highly analytical mindset.
  • 2+ years' experience with object-oriented programming languages (e.g. Python, .NET or Java) and visualization frameworks such as D3.js preferred.
  • Energetic attitude, creative problem solving, relationship building skills, as well as flexibility in approach and design.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or related field; or equivalent work experience.


This job description is not meant to be an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities, but constitutes a general definition of the position's scope and function in the company. 


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