7 days old
2018-08-082018-09-05

Business Data Analyst

Tempe, AZ 85281
  • Job Code
    638095
  • Payrate
    $50 To $56
job summary:

SAP Business Objects, WEBI, Oracle SQL, PowerBI, Informatica, Data Modeling, Data Analysis, InfoBurst, Tablea, SQL, Client-facing capabilities, company cultural adaptation.

This position will collect, manipulate and analyze business data from a variety of clients and sources. Preparing reports, in the form of visualizations such as graphs, charts and dashboards, detailing the significant results they deduced. A primary role will be to guard and protect the organization's data, making sure that the data repositories produce consistent, reusable data. Using standard formulas and methods, perform basic and advanced statistical evaluations and analysis of data in all stages including collection, analysis and reporting. You will be required to work closely with both internal teams and external customers to understand, define, and replicate best practices related to data quality and integrity programs. Responsibilities will include interpreting data, creating ad hoc reports, modifying and updating standard reports when applicable, perform statistical analysis, analyzing data to forecast trends and conduct predictability outcomes.

Key Responsibilities

- Uses Structured Query Language (SQL) to gather and assess data from the reporting database, transactional database, operational data store, and external systems to assist internal and external leadership in decision making.

- Support's continuous quality improvement efforts using performance metrics development and monitoring.

- Continually assesses data quality throughout the database and coordinates with IT in the correction of source data or creation of translation sources, where applicable.

- Continually researches and identifies best practices for business data analysis via published literature, formalized training and professional development efforts.

- Authenticates and interprets data based on results using a variety of techniques, ranging from simple data aggregation via statistical analysis to complex data mining.

- Communicates and disseminates the results of information gathering using BI software, SSRS, and/or Excel to name a few.

- Reasonable and consistent attendance to fulfill requirements of the position

Desirable Educational Qualifications

- 4-year degree in Computer Science or related field; Advanced Degree a plus and/or

- Equivalent experience; advanced degree a plus

- 6+ years experience in data analysis

Key Responsibilities

- Oversees complex analyses and interpretation of findings and designs improvements to data integrity protocols

- May support and drive continuous process improvement to enhance existing models and increase accuracy and efficiency

- Leads special projects (e.g., conducting ad hoc analyses, supporting department requests; recommending and implementing process improvements and standardization efforts)

- Serves as a subject matter expert on data management evaluation and reporting

- Oversees research and studies in the areas of Enterprise Data Management and data quality

- Partners with business unit leadership in development of KPI and management reports

Desired Skills and Qualifications

- Expert knowledge of company functions and the effects of data changes on those departments

- Expert knowledge in research and communication skills and exceptional skills in analytical tools such as MS Excel and MS Access

- Expert knowledge of business intelligence applications (e.g., Business Objects and SQL)

- Expert knowledge/understanding of layout and structure of data stores

 
location: Tempe, Arizona
job type: Contract
salary: $50.00 - 56.25 per hour
work hours: 8 to 5
education: Bachelors
 
responsibilities:

SAP Business Objects, WEBI, Oracle SQL, PowerBI, Informatica, Data Modeling, Data Analysis, InfoBurst, Tablea, SQL, Client-facing capabilities, company cultural adaptation.

This position will collect, manipulate and analyze business data from a variety of clients and sources. Preparing reports, in the form of visualizations such as graphs, charts and dashboards, detailing the significant results they deduced. A primary role will be to guard and protect the organization's data, making sure that the data repositories produce consistent, reusable data. Using standard formulas and methods, perform basic and advanced statistical evaluations and analysis of data in all stages including collection, analysis and reporting. You will be required to work closely with both internal teams and external customers to understand, define, and replicate best practices related to data quality and integrity programs. Responsibilities will include interpreting data, creating ad hoc reports, modifying and updating standard reports when applicable, perform statistical analysis, analyzing data to forecast trends and conduct predictability outcomes.

Key Responsibilities

- Uses Structured Query Language (SQL) to gather and assess data from the reporting database, transactional database, operational data store, and external systems to assist internal and external leadership in decision making.

- Support's continuous quality improvement efforts using performance metrics development and monitoring.

- Continually assesses data quality throughout the database and coordinates with IT in the correction of source data or creation of translation sources, where applicable.

- Continually researches and identifies best practices for business data analysis via published literature, formalized training and professional development efforts.

- Authenticates and interprets data based on results using a variety of techniques, ranging from simple data aggregation via statistical analysis to complex data mining.

- Communicates and disseminates the results of information gathering using BI software, SSRS, and/or Excel to name a few.

- Reasonable and consistent attendance to fulfill requirements of the position

- Oversees complex analyses and interpretation of findings and designs improvements to data integrity protocols

- May support and drive continuous process improvement to enhance existing models and increase accuracy and efficiency

- Leads special projects (e.g., conducting ad hoc analyses, supporting department requests; recommending and implementing process improvements and standardization efforts)

- Serves as a subject matter expert on data management evaluation and reporting

- Oversees research and studies in the areas of Enterprise Data Management and data quality

- Partners with business unit leadership in development of KPI and management reports

 
qualifications:

Desirable Educational Qualifications

- 4-year degree in Computer Science or related field; Advanced Degree a plus and/or

- Equivalent experience; advanced degree a plus

- 6+ years experience in data analysis

 
skills: Desired Skills and Qualifications

- Expert knowledge of company functions and the effects of data changes on those departments

- Expert knowledge in research and communication skills and exceptional skills in analytical tools such as MS Excel and MS Access

- Expert knowledge of business intelligence applications (e.g., Business Objects and SQL)

- Expert knowledge/understanding of layout and structure of data stores


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