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David Schieber

Freelancer, Business Intelligence Consultant and English Language Technical Copywriter, Barefoot Data Science

Haarlem, Netherlands

Skills

MicroStrategy
Vitara Charts
Talend
Linux
UNIX
Mac OS X
Windows
OEM
IT Project Management
Oracle DB
SQL Server
Apache Tomcat
IBM WebSphere
MySQL
Tableau
Business Intelligence
Project Management

Timeline

Professional experience for David Schieber

  • Current 4 years, since Jul 2017

    Business Intelligence Consultant and English Language Technical Copywriter

    Barefoot Data Science

    Working as an independent advisor on all matters data related, and as a consultant and developer focused on MicroStrategy and Open source Business Intelligence solutions. Typical tasks include: - Technical staff augmentation - Business Intelligence Project Management - BI Organizational Strategy - MicroStrategy environment review - Continuing advisory services - Data Security

  • 9 months, Aug 2016 - Apr 2017

    Professional Services Manager

    MicroStrategy

    This is a role that combined Management of direct reports, in this case in the form of 6 consultants, and a personal onsite delivery component. I was involved with the Benelux/Nordics/South Africa region. Examples of typical tasks in this role include: - Management of a team of 6 consultants - Technical Project Management - MicroStrategy Environment Administration - Requirements gathering - Assessment of MicroStrategy environments

  • 8 months, Jan 2016 - Aug 2016

    Manager Business Intelligence

    McGregor Fashion

    I was brought in to MFG to help build the new Business Intelligence infrastructure and mature the internal view on reporting and BI in general. Examples of typical tasks in this role include: - Guiding the corporate Business Intelligence Strategy - Management of employees, external consultants, and BI partner relationship - Management of the move from Microsoft SSRS to MicroStrategy - Management of the legacy BI system

  • 3 years and 9 months, Apr 2012 - Dec 2015

    Principal Consultant

    MicroStrategy Inc.

    I acted as the primary technical team member on site at customers of MicroStrategy. My role was to advise & perform technical work across a wide variety of environments across Europe. The European Principal Consultant team also worked with management to shape the EMEA consulting team. Additionally, as temporary jobs during this time, I worked to promote MicroStrategy’s Express product in both a Pre-sales and services capacity and managed several high profile partner relationships for European OEMs.

  • 4 years and 3 months, Jan 2008 - Mar 2012

    Senior Consultant/Consultant

    MicroStrategy Inc.

    In this role I worked in a variety of roles in customer various projects within Europe and the United States. Primarily, this work involved: - MicroStrategy or Business Intelligence Environment Administration - Assessment of MicroStrategy environments - Datamodel reviews - Performing upgrades - Document and Report design - Giving training

  • 2 years and 2 months, Dec 2005 - Jan 2008

    Technical Support Manager - Asia Pacific Region

    MicroStrategy Inc.

    In this role I managed teams directly responsible for support of the MicroStrategy 7 and MicroStrategy 8 suites of business intelligence software in Asia, Australia, and New Zealand. This was simultaneous to being the Web interfaces technical lead. Primarily, this work involved: - Management of 6 employees spread throughout Japan, Korea, and Singapore responsible for the support of the entire Asia Pacific region - Interviewing of new employees - Preparation of customer satisfaction survey list

  • 3 years and 4 months, Oct 2004 - Jan 2008

    Technical Support Lead

    MicroStrategy Inc.

    In this role I managed teams directly responsible for support of the Web components of the MicroStrategy 7 and MicroStrategy 8 suites of business intelligence software. Primarily, this work involved: - Management of 6 employees responsible for first line support of MicroStrategy Web Interface - Direct interaction with Technology team to help guide product development - Training of all Web engineers both joining the team, and on a continuing basis - Interviewing of prospective new employees

  • 1 year and 4 months, Jul 2003 - Oct 2004

    Premium Support Engineer

    MicroStrategy Inc.

    In this role I provided direct and exclusive support to five major corporate customers of the MicroStrategy 7 suite of business intelligence software. Primarily, this work involved: - Direct maintenance of customer mission critical environments for all components of the MicroStrategy Product Suite - Management of all other aspects of customer Technical Support relationship (billing, administrative, etc.) - Provide 24x7 on call support - Quarterly on-site meetings with customers

  • 2 years and 7 months, Jan 2001 - Jul 2003

    Senior Technical Support Engineer/Technical Support Engineer

    MicroStrategy Inc.

    In this role I provided customer support to users of the MicroStrategy 7 suite of business intelligence software. Primarily, this work involved: - Primary support of ASP based and JSP based Web components - Secondary support of Intelligence Server component and SQL engine - Direct influence in the design and maintenance of the eTrainer educational component - Writing technical documentation for customer usage hosted within the MicroStrategy knowledge base

Educational background for David Schieber

  • 3 years and 10 months, Sep 1996 - Jun 2000

    Physics

    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Languages

  • English

    First language

  • Dutch

    Intermediate

  • Spanish

    Basic

  • German

    Basic

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