13 days old
2018-05-072018-06-04
  • Job Code
    619281
  • Payrate
    $45 To $55

Our Lansing Area Client has a contract to hire opportunity for a Data Analyst. The data analyst's primary role will be to perform data analysis, profiling, and quality assessment to ensure the integrity of business data to necessary levels. The analyst will assist development teams with analysis and design for new or existing system and provide consultancy to business units for detailed information on data availability, location, lineage, and quality. This analyst will also provide detailed direction on data handling for data warehousing.


Responsibilities



  • Evaluate business requests for new or modified capabilities to determine feasibility, cost and time required, compatibility with current systems and capabilities.
  • Analyze business requirements into technical requirements for reporting/visualizations, data models, and databases. Review technical specifications derived from technical requirements.
  • Provide detailed source analysis and data mappings/transformations to developers to implement new data sources and integrations.
  • Devise and deliver testing plans and testing data to validate BI solutions.
  • Coordinate user testing for acceptance of BI solutions.
  • Assist with complex incident management situations affecting BI capabilities and solutions.
  • Review design proposals of other Analysts and vendors; as well as, perform reviews on work during various stages of delivery for adherence to current standards.
  • Work with technical leads and architects to implement new standards, new technologies, and tactical solutions driving the business strategy forward.
  • Works within the System Development Life Cycle.
  • Own problem management process and ensures resolution to completion.
  • Track issues and errors, documenting resolutions.
  • Demonstrate ability to work under stressful situations and display professional demeanor.
  • Ensure that documentation is available for both administrators and users.
  • Respond to and resolve reported application, data, or tool issues in a timely manner.
  • Identify and resolve advanced application issues using appropriate systems, tool sets, or configuration processes.
  • Maintain knowledge of standards and quality requirements.
  • Periodically participate in groups/committees related to processes, standards and best practices.
  • Periodically prepare reports for review by project leader/system supervisor.
  • Works with minimum supervision and exercises sufficient discretion and independent judgment.
  • Maintains confidentiality of information processed, as appropriate.
  • Works with architecture group to set direction of design and development standards. Assists with implementation and execution of those standards. Serves as a project leader to ensure quality deliverables and sound design execution.


Requirements:



  • Bachelor's degree preferred
  • Experience with SQL for data retrieval
  • Knowledge of ETL and experience with Oracle and SQL Server strongly desired
  • Intermediate to advanced Microsoft Excel skills is strongly preferred
  • Proficiency in SQL and relational database concepts.
  • Ability to design program logic, prepare test data, and test programs.
  • Ability to review business requirements and compare to application for possible deviations from customer expectations.
  • Excellent triage, troubleshooting and problem-solving skills.
  • Experience working with multi-functional teams to perform complex data analysis, data mapping and support a variety of business intelligence, reporting, analytical and data visualization needs.
  • Understanding of data warehousing methodology, data modeling, model management, data definition language, ETL, databases, business intelligence, metadata management, data profiling, data quality and their processes
  • Proven understanding of the SDLC process and project management
  • Experience working with mainstream BI reporting systems, ETL data integration platforms, and data modeling tools.

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