Randstad Data Analyst in Rockville, Maryland
Thursday, October 13, 2016
Our Client is seeking a strong Business Systems Analyst is to perform the analysis, design, implementation, modification, and daily functional support of all applications.
Job Responsibilities include: Working with key stakeholders within all business functions to align technology solutions with business strategies. Gathers requirements from business units and translates those to programmers and developers. Prepares cost-benefit and return-on-investment analyses to aid in decisions on system implementation. Demonstrates an informed knowledge of business functions to resolve problems and capitalize on improvement opportunities. Supports one or more highly complex business processes. Works on multiple projects as a project team member. Serves as a liaison between the business community and the IT organization in order to provide technical solutions to meet user needs.
Qualifications: Bachelor s degree in a technical field such as computer science, computer engineering or related field required. MBA or other related advanced degree preferred. 8+ years experience required. Basic knowledge of programming languages in order to comprehend reading code and basic functions. Ability to create business solutions that increase competitive advantage. Ability to exercise good judgment in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions. Ability to solve technical problems/ processes and understand complex details. Ability to increase operating efficiency with produce high quality technical solutions A high level of interpersonal and verbal communication skills necessary to relate to other people at their systems knowledge level. Ability to analyze complex situations and problems and do the necessary research using multiple sources of information to arrive at innovative solutions.
Key Responsibilities: Analyze large data sets to gain an understanding of the data, discover data anomalies, and look for ways to leverage data in support of the client s corporate mission. Document key business processes, technical requirements and data transformations. Maintain relationships with business and technical staff across the enterprise to understand data requirements and usage patterns. Become the Subject Matter Expert in the Domain Required Skills and Qualifications: Understand logical, physical and conceptual data models. Strong Ability to design and present data model based on requirements to the team. Strong SQL, including analytic functions. Strong verbal and written communication skills - must be able to stand up and defend model and data analysis to team members Able to elicit requirements from business users and convey them clearly to technology teams. Able to explain data models, requirements and quality issues to non-data savvy users.
Experience with data profiling, cleansing and transformation. Ability to create data scenarios and explain data transformations Plus Skills and Qualifications: Experience with big data, Hadoop, NoSQL databases Basic understanding of Statistics and its usage in data analysis