Business Data Analyst

Confidential Company  •  Columbia, SC

8 - 10 years experience  •  IT Consulting/Services

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 11/11/17 by Cynet Sytems
Confidential Company
Columbia, SC
8 - 10 years experience
IT Consulting/Services
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 11/11/17 Cynet Sytems

We are looking for Business Data Analyst for our client in Columbia, SC

Job Title: Business Data Analyst

Job Location: Columbia, SC

Job Type: Contract – 12 Months / Contract to Hire / Direct Hire

Job Description:

Scope Of The Project:

  • The program management office is tasked with overseeing the delivery of IT shared services for the client agencies to support the direction for it shared services.

This project scope includes:

  • Monitoring and measuring the financial status of projects and programs the PMO oversees and manages
  • Developing or coordinating the development of reports on project/program status for stakeholders and other constituencies impacted by the shared services program
  • Tracking costs associated with IT shared services, working with leadership to establish the basis for shared services costs and charges to state agencies
  • This role will also support cost and revenue tracking, analysis of invoices generated for agencies
  • Designs complex research and statistical studies from the hypothesis development stage through the final analysis and presentation of findings.
  • Interprets existing trends in program area; forecast future trends for policy implementation. 
  • Develops statistical models; develops and refines techniques for computer analysis and presentation of data. 
  • Prepares charts, tables or other graphic presentations as well as narrative reports. 

Daily Duties / Responsibilities:

  • This implementation assistance would include, but is not limited to:
  • Interpret data, analyze results using statistical techniques and provide ongoing reports
  • Develop and implement databases, data collection systems, data analytics and other strategies that optimize statistical efficiency and quality
  • Acquire data from primary or secondary data sources and maintain databases/data systems
  • Identify, analyze, and interpret trends or patterns in complex data sets
  • Filter and “clean” data by reviewing computer reports, printouts, and performance indicators to locate and correct code problems
  • Work with management to prioritize business and information needs
  • Locate and define new process improvement opportunities

Required skills (rank in order of importance):

  • Proven working experience as a data analyst or business data analyst
  • Technical expertise regarding data models, database design development, data mining and segmentation techniques
  • Strong knowledge of and experience with reporting packages (business objects etc), databases (sql etc), programming (xml, javascript, or etl frameworks)
  • Knowledge of statistics and experience using statistical packages for analyzing datasets (excel, spss, sas etc)
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to collect, organize, analyze, and disseminate significant amounts of information with attention to detail and accuracy
  • Adept at queries, report writing and presenting findings
  • Business intelligence developer with hands-on experience in data warehouses and bi to design and develop business reports, dashboards with SAP business objects.
  • Expert in designing business objects universe(s). 
  • Should be able to recommend data warehouse designing
  • Experienced in requirement gatherings from business and create the specs for development of universe design/WEBI.

Preferred skills (rank in order of importance):

  • Work with cross functional business and it teams of business analysts, data modelers, solution architects, DBA’s and project managers during all SDLC phases
  • Translates functional requirements into technical specifications. Performs code walkthroughs and formal reviews
  • Participate in production, off-hours and weekend support
  • Create and follow processes, procedures and best practices
  • Experience in developing re-usable frame-work and components
  • Experience in tuning performance of dashboard and sql
  • Experienced in understanding the flow of data between source and target database, data analysis and analytical skill
  • Strong understanding of dimensional & relational data models.

Required Education/Certifications:

  • BS in Mathematics, Economics, Computer Science, Information Management Or Statistics Or Related Field.
  • 10 years’ of relevant work experience may be substituted in lieu of education.
  • Minimum 7 years of experience hands on experience in developing dashboards and reports

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