Data Analyst

Bridge Partners   •  

Seattle, WA

Industry: Business Services

  •  

5 - 7 years

Posted 71 days ago

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As an integral member of our Analytics practice, the Data Analyst is responsible for enhancing the ability to make data-driven decision via thoughtful analysis of data assets. This includes both understanding a relevant set of business questions/scenarios and also understanding how to derive the most valuable insights from a particular data set. Critical to this role is also determining when a data set is not sufficient to answer a particular question or produce a metric. The data analyst will partner withinternal and client teams to be an expert in 'mining the data' for pieces of information that provide extended or unique perspective to a set of business decision makers. This person will know what methods should be tested or leveraged and can prioritize analysis to derive informative outcomes in a reasonable timeline. The ideal candidate is very curious about data in general and not only loves to analyze data but discuss and communicate results with a variety of audiences.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

* Work directly with internal teams (BI Architects, Practice Director, Client Directors) to deliver analytics products and services. Responsibilities include:

* Excellent ability to assess the quality of a given data set, and understand the potential correlation to a business problem or set of problems.

* Demonstrated knowledge of various methods of data analysis, from simple summary statistics to multi-variate or possibly predictive approaches.

* Ability to prioritize and sequence analysis approaches to maximize the likelihood of finding interesting insight early in the analysis phase.

* Proactively communicate progress and status of analysis, including summarizing findings for non-technical audiences.

* In-depth knowledge of data hygiene and ability to implement strategies to solve common issues.

* Ability to develop process that is repeatable and also flexible, to make adjustment easier as business needs change.

* Confidence to present analysis findings along-side Practice Director, Client Director, and other team members. Ability to ask clarifying questions or explain results clearly in client meetings.

* High level of adaptability as new business questions or data sets become relevant.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

* Thorough knowledge of Excel.

* In-depth knowledge of at least one database platform (SQL server, AWS, Azure, Hadoop, etc.) and how to extract data from those platforms.

* Excellent knowledge of data analysis methodologies, from generating summary statistics to identifying trends over time dimensions, to correlations and multi-variate analysis.

* Experience with R or Python preferred.

* Knowledge of BI and/or Advanced Analytics use cases, common approaches.

* Ability to summarize findings into Power Point or other client briefing formats.

* Thorough knowledge of data quality issue identification and management. Must be able to proactively identify key data issues that impact the overall quality of resulting insight.

* Ability to think creatively about how data can be used to answer a question.

* Curiosity about data and the stories that can be created, with an eye for accuracy and common sense outcomes.

Education and Experience

*Bachelor's degree in BI, Analytics, Data Science, Economics, or similar.

* 5+ years' hands-on experience with one or more BI tools (Power BI, Excel, Tableau, Domo, etc.)

* 3+ years' in consultative role (either with a consulting firm or serving as internal consultant to various business groups) that required understanding a business problem ahead of designing or re-designing a solution.

* Ability to summarize and present results for both technical and non-technical audiences.

* A portfolio or previous work, demonstrating thoughtful analysis and ability to produce insight related to a business problem.