Meet the Experts in JD Edwards Software Reporting & Analytics with Power BI

Preferred Strategies was founded in 2002 by experienced JD Edwards business users and IT professionals. While working at a large construction materials and contracting company, Preferred Strategies’ Founder & President, Adam Crigger, experienced firsthand the difficulty in extracting data from JD Edwards and translating that data into meaningful reports and analytics. Today, Preferred Strategies is helping hundreds of JD Edwards customers to realize the full potential of their JD Edwards data through the innovative Preferred Strategies QuickLaunch product. Combining decades of business and technical experience working with JD Edwards data and modern reporting tools such as Microsoft® Power BI, QuickLaunch turns every customer into a data-driven organization.

Meet the Preferred Strategies team

  • Adam Crigger
    Founder/President

  • Josh Chapman
    Vice President of Global Services

  • Marla Nelson
    Vice President, BI Solutions Architect

  • John Gooding
    Vice President of Product Development

  • Terry Rebelo
    Business Administrator

  • Joe DiPietro
    Director of Sales

  • Lyle Bergerson
    BI Technical Consultant

  • Teresa Cardoni
    BI Solutions Consultant

  • Sharon Fitzgerald
    Account Executive

  • Ben Harrison
    BI Solutions Architect

  • David Kettinger
    Data Analytics Consultant

  • Ramon Fernandez
    BI Solutions Consultant

  • Sally Maddox
    Senior Project Manager

  • Jason Panza
    Data Analytics Consultant

  • Seth Parker
    BI Solutions Consultant

  • Michelle Werkmeister
    BI Solutions Consultant

  • Shaunda Wiering
    BI Solutions Consultant

Careers @Preferred Strategies

We’re hiring! Please submit your resume to careers@preferredstrategies.com

BI Solutions Consultant

5+ years of experience working on Business Intelligence and Analytics related projects using Microsoft BI technologies. Primary emphasis of this role is to perform core implementation and consulting services for new and existing customers.  This role requires a solid understanding and use of T-SQL and Microsoft BI technologies.  JD Edwards domain knowledge is a plus but not required. 

Position Overview

Expected job responsibilities include:

  • Installing and configuring QuickLaunch elements on customer environments including SQL Database Views, SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS) Packages, SQL Server Analysis Services (SSAS) Tabular Models, SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS) reports, and Power BI reports and dashboards.
  • Delivering BI consulting services to customers (T-SQL, SSIS, SSAS, SSRS, Power BI, etc.)
  • Assisting in the product development of QuickLaunch for Microsoft BI
  • One-on-one interaction with customers via remote desktop as well as on on-site engagements
  • You will maintain the high quality of services that our customers have come to respect, and, on which we have built our reputation. You will work with some of the best and brightest people in the industry; people who care about our customers and care about helping them achieve the results they seek.

Requirements

  • In-depth knowledge of Microsoft reporting/business intelligence applications
  • In-depth knowledge of T-SQL, SSAS, SSIS, SSRS & Power BI
  • In-depth knowledge of the JD Edwards World and/or EnterpriseOne ERP is a plus

Experience with the following:

  • Microsoft BI solution including SQL Server 2016/2017 (SSRS, SSAS, SSIS), PowerBI, SSAS Tabular Models (DAX)
  • Experience with Data Warehousing and ETL Microsoft SSIS
  • Strong technical knowledge in databases and database SQL (SQL Server, Oracle, DB2)
  • Strong analytical, problem solving, and conceptual skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to express complex technical concepts in business terms
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced, collaborative team environment
  • Excellent organizational skills with the ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously

Additional Requirements

  • Education – Bachelor’s degree required; Computer Science, MIS, Engineering, Business Administration, or related discipline is preferred
Data Analytics Consultant

5+ years of experience working on Business Intelligence and Analytics related projects using Microsoft BI technologies. Primary emphasis of this role is to perform consulting services that deliver value-added BI content to business users. This role requires a great deal of modeling presenting data with T-SQL, SSAS Tabular/DAX, and Power BI.

Position Overview

Expected job responsibilities include:

  • Learning the fundamentals of QuickLaunch elements including SQL Database Views, SQL Server Analysis Services (SSAS) Tabular Models, SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS) reports, and Power BI reports and dashboards.
  • Delivering BI consulting services to customers using the following technologies (T-SQL, SSAS, and Power BI)
  • Assisting in the product development of QuickLaunch leveraging the latest Microsoft BI Analytics capabilities
  • Delivering Knowledge Transfer workshops to customers and developing internal training videos for QuickLaunch Academy
  • One-on-one interaction with customers via remote desktop as well as on on-site engagements
  • You will maintain the high quality of services that our customers have come to respect, and, on which we have built our reputation. You will work with some of the best and brightest people in the industry; people who care about our customers and care about helping them achieve the results they seek.

Requirements

  • In-depth knowledge of Microsoft reporting/business intelligence applications
  • In-depth knowledge of T-SQL, SSAS, & Power BI
  • In-depth knowledge of the JD Edwards World and/or EnterpriseOne ERP is a plus

Experience with the following:

  • Microsoft BI solutions including SQL Server 2016/2017 Analysis Services Tabular (SSAS) & PowerBI
  • Strong technical knowledge in databases and database SQL (SQL Server, Oracle, DB2)
  • Strong analytical, problem solving, and conceptual skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to express complex technical concepts in business terms
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced, collaborative team environment
  • Excellent organizational skills with the ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously

Additional Requirements

  • Education – Bachelor’s degree required; Computer Science, MIS, Engineering, Business Administration, or related discipline is preferred

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