Data Analyst

Princeton, NJ 08540 | Contract

Post Date: 02/06/2018 Job ID: 9869 Industry: Technology

Position: Data Analyst

Location: Central NJ

Salary TBD, Contract Role

Our Client in Central NJ is are looking for a passionate Data  Analyst to work within the IT Data Analytics & Reporting Team.  The successful candidate will turn data into information, information into insight and insight into business decisions. 

The IT Data Analyst applies developed subject matter knowledge to solve common and complex business data issues within established guidelines and recommends appropriate alternatives. Works on problems/projects of diverse data complexity and scope. Exercises independent judgment within generally defined policies and practices to identify and select a solution. May act as a team or project leader providing direction to team activities and facilitates information validation and team decision-making process. Ability to handle most unique situations. May seek advice in order to make decisions on complex business information issues

Responsibilities:

  • Document structure of company business data which serves as a guide in execution of tasks.

  • Evaluate business data to identify the difference characteristics and locate the similarities to find integration methods for synergies and optimal results.

  • Design comprehensive data reports and other business tools to assist business users in making good business decisions

  • Carryout statistical analysis of all business data, working closely with business partners

  • Coordinate tools for process management and ensure that data guidelines are adhered to.

  • Handle data related issues and work with both business managers and supervisors in facilitation solutions.

  • Interact with company staff and customers to have good knowledge of the business and its processes, as this helps in the data analysis.

  • Guide and teach business and IT partners in data best practices and its use in business processes and decision making.

Qualifications:

  • Must have proven working experience as a data analyst or business data analyst. There is a strong preference for the candidate to have a solid working knowledge of business processes.

  • Knowledge of statistics and knowledge of statistical packages for analyzing datasets e.g. Excel, SPSS, SSAS, R, 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.

  • Must have a proven track record of working with business and IT partners in delivering solutions. Such experience must include lead roles in driving a strong data culture in project deliveries.

  • Knowledge and experience in data mining, or information retrieval utilizing database toolsets. Must be highly proficient in SQL, data model concepts (both logical and physical).

  • Experience processing large amounts of data. Practical experience and programming knowledge to clean and scrub noisy datasets. Hands on experience with HADOOP toolsets such as HDFS, HIVE is required.

Thomas Stephan

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