Brandon Clyburn, Data Developer in St. Louis, MO, United States
Brandon Clyburn

Data Developer in St. Louis, MO, United States

Member since April 16, 2019
Brandon has over 20 years of hands-on experience in architecting, building, and leading business intelligence, data warehouse, and analytics initiatives. He possesses significant experience building these programs from scratch, utilizing close business partnerships, and getting into the nitty-gritty when necessary.
Brandon is now available for hire




St. Louis, MO, United States



Preferred Environment

Power BI, DAX, Oracle BI, SQL Server

The most amazing...

...project I've worked on was the initiation of an entire business intelligence and data warehouse program that I also got to design from the ground up.


  • Power BI Developer

    2020 - PRESENT
    US Acute Care Solutions
    • Design & build Power BI and SSRS reports.
    • Reporting needs included clinical, financial, and operational.
    • Build solutions from the ground up, including coding of DAX and SQL.
    • Proposed and implemented standards for performance and usability.
    Technologies: Power BI, DAX, SSAS Tabular, SQL Server, SSRS
  • Power BI & Report Builder Development

    2019 - 2020
    Tennessee Valley Authority
    • Designed and built Power BI and Report Builder reports.
    • Worked on a project to replace Actuate so knowledge of this system was also required.
    • Oversaw and was responsible for SQL development (Oracle) of reports, including testing and documentation.
    Technologies: Power BI, Report Builder, Actuate, SQL, Oracle, SQL Server
  • Lead Consultant

    2018 - 2019
    • Advised clients on a wide range of data challenges, working hand-on to implement solutions.
    • Targeted efforts around KPI development and implementations.
    • Presented to large groups on metric development processes.
    Technologies: SQL, Power BI, Google Data Studio, SQL Server, Azure, Redshift
  • Business Intelligence and Data Warehousing

    2009 - 2018
    TD Ameritrade
    • Developed hands-on with SQL, providing key metrics, insights, and deep analyses to executive-level management.
    • Trained the team on Oracle BI (OBIEE), SQL, and performance tuning.
    • Spearheaded the development of BI and data warehouse programs.
    Technologies: SQL, Oracle BI (OBIEE), Power BI, SQL Server
  • BI Architect

    2005 - 2009
    • Developed from end to end with Oracle BI.
    • Created designs for Oracle BI solutions, both in the Teradata database and OBIEE layers.
    • Completed the development of repository and dashboard reports.
    • Presented the OBIEE architecture to internal groups within the company.
    • Collaborated with DBAs to improve end-user performance.
    Technologies: Oracle BI (OBIEE), Teradata, SQL
  • Engineering Lead | Data Architect

    1999 - 2005
    Cerner Corporation
    • Acted as a team lead and senior architect in the coordination of a business intelligence team (15-20 individuals).
    • Built, as one of two seed team members, the company’s first data warehouse (DB2) and business intelligence solution, supporting 6,000 employees.
    • Delivered on time 12 data warehouse design and delivery iterations, spanning multiple projects per iteration.
    • Completed BI and data warehouse projects in multiple business areas including finance, sales, service (call centers), time, expense, product development, and human resources.
    • Oversaw and was responsible for hardware sizing and software installation and configuration.
    • Earned a “distinguished” (top 5%) performance rating.
    Technologies: Oracle BI, Oracle DB, DB2, SQL Server, Informatica, PeopleSoft Finance & HR, Siebel CRM, Actuate


  • Power BI (Development)

    Project Contributions:
    • Worked remotely to create Power BI reports as part of a large migration project.
    • Responsible for the development, testing, and documentation.

  • Business Intelligence Software Evaluation at Mercy Health (Development)

    Project Contributions:
    • Involved in BI and an EDW software evaluation process.

  • Oracle BI at Navistar Financial (Development)

    Project Contributions:
    • Completed a project-scope-and-capability assessment for Oracle BI.
    • Responsible for the OBIEE implementation.
    • Determined the technical architecture for customizations.
    • Mentored other project team members as to best practice (both technically and project-plan related).

  • Initiated Business Intelligence and Data Warehouse Program at Scottrade (Development)

    Project Contributions:
    • Architected and developed a BI-and-data-warehouse program from scratch.
    • Gathered a team of 14 which included developers, architects, and supervisors.
    • Established the strategic direction.
    • Executed the delivery.
    • Encouraged the team to triple their productivity (per person), while request types significantly increased in complexity.
    • Developed strong business partnerships with marketing, operations, RIA, finance, and branch admin; I can supply references in each of these areas.

  • KPI Program at Scottrade (Development)

    Project Contributions:
    • Created a methodology and approach for gathering, tracking, and reporting KPIs at Scottrade.

  • Oracle BI Development at Anheuser-Busch (Development)

    Project Contributions:
    • Responsible for the full lifecycle of an Oracle BI implementation while working closely with the business to find solutions that met their needs.
    • Coordinated testing efforts with the quality assurance team.
    • Designed an Oracle BI Solution, both in Teradata database and OBIEE layers.
    • Completed development of repository and dashboard reports.
    • Collaborated with DBAs to improve the end-user performance.
    • Presented OBIEE architecture to internal groups within the company.
    • Continuously provided feedback to management recommending best practice processes and procedures.

  • Reporting Project at Mercy Health (Development)

    Project Contributions:
    • Led the development team through multiple clinical reporting projects.


  • Languages

  • Tools

    Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition 11g (OBIEE), OBIEE Answers, Microsoft Power BI, Tableau, Microsoft Report Builder
  • Other

    Data, Performance Tuning, PL/SQL Tuning, Data Visualization, Google Data Studio, DAX
  • Platforms

    Oracle Database, Azure
  • Storage

    SQL Server 2008, SQL Server 2014, Teradata, PL/SQL


  • Bachelor's degree in Finance
    1993 - 1999
    Missouri State University - Springfield, MO, USA
  • Bachelor's degree in Mathematics and Statistics
    1993 - 1999
    Missouri State University - Springfield, MO, USA

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