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Essbase Developer

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Position Description

This position develops, tunes, coordinates, monitors, and maintains Essbase applications, databases, and related automated processes used to refresh data and structures in Essbase Applications and to create output supporting downstream systems. Responsibility also includes documenting projects, detail testing and providing implementation instructions. This position shares best practices with teammates, and assists in researching, developing and troubleshooting related Essbase products.


The following duties and responsibilities generally reflect the expectations of this position but are not intended to be all inclusive.

  • Design, create, implement, and maintain structure, formulas and load/calc/report scripts in Essbase
  • Design, create, implement, and maintain automated processes to refresh structure and data in Essbase
  • Analyze and document Essbase business requirements; provide recommendations for system solutions
  • Develop and execute test plans.
  • Build and maintain processes in SQL and MS Access databases
  • Improve efficiency and effectiveness of databases and automations.
  • Document processes and changes.
  • Highly attentive to quality of product and customer service
  • Share and put into practice Best Practices.
  • Troubleshoot data integrity issues; perform assessment and resolution planning.
  • Document issues, problems, and resolution for future reference
  • Escalate critical issues to Dept Leadership
  • Assist with projects as assigned
Other duties and responsibilities as assigned including but not limited to:
  • Attend team meetings, phone conferences, and training as needed
  • Know, understand, and follow teammate guidelines, employment policies, and department or company procedures
Here is what you can expect when you join our Village: 
  • A "community first, company second" culture based on Core Values that really matter
  • Clinical outcomes consistently ranked above the national average.
  • Award-winning education and training across multiple career paths to help you reach your potential.
  • Performance-based rewards based on stellar individual and team contributions.
  • A comprehensive benefits package designed to enhance your health, your financial well-being and your future.
  • Dedication, above all, to caring for patients suffering from chronic kidney failure across the nation.    



Education, licenses, certifications, and experience required to fulfill the essential duties, include computer skills as required.

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Minimum of three (3) years’ experience administering Essbase technology required
  • Demonstrated Essbase technology – ability to build: aso/bso cubes, formulas, load/calc/report scripts & automations.
  • Project management experience from end-to-end preferred
  • Minimum of two (2) years’ experience with SQL, MAXL or other programming language required
  • Candidate who considers building processes to solve a need fun and rewarding will probably really enjoy this position. We like to have fun.
  • Demonstrated experience with SOX compliance preferred.
  • Advanced computer skills and proficiency in MS Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, and Outlook required   
  • Commitment to DaVita’s values of Service Excellence, Integrity, Team, Continuous Improvement, Accountability, Fulfillment and Fun with ability to demonstrate those positively and proactively to patients, teammates, management, physicians, and/or vendors (Village Service Partners) in everyday performance and interactions
  • Demonstrated understanding of business process with the ability to document business requirements and technical solutions and to deliver requested output timely and accurately
  • Demonstrated interpersonal, collaborative, and relationship-building skills; ability to interact positively with teammates at all levels across the company
  • Approachable and open
  • Demonstrated strengths in organizational, attention-to-detail, follow-through, reasoning, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to seek out underlying assumptions through probing, questioning, and listening
  • Demonstrated time management skills and ability to handle multiple priorities concurrently with shifting time frames, and meet deadlines; self-starter with high degree of initiative, urgency, and follow through
Join us as we pursue our vision "To Build the Greatest Healthcare Community the World has Ever Seen."
Why wait? Explore a career with DaVita today.
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Position Summary

  • Job Title: Essbase Developer
  • Job Function: Information Technology
  • Location: 32275 32nd Ave S, Federal Way, Washington