Position
Data Analyst 962
Description

The Data Analyst will work closely with business stakeholders to coordinate the assimilation of significant information volumes and analyze it to provide valuable insights and steer us into the future.  The successful candidate will also liaison between various customers and internal IT teams to collaborate on the most appropriate solutions to various Business Intelligence problems.

 

The ideal candidate must be a self-starter and a quick learner with a desire to learn new tools and techniques.  Success in this role greatly depends on the ability to provide actionable insights across the organization.

Responsibilities
  • Assimilate, shape, and report business data via the corporate PowerBI portal
  • Develop/enhance data visualizations (Power BI) and reports
  • Consult with internal and external stakeholders to understand business problems and provide data strategy solutions
  • Develop a deep understanding of our data environment and provide strategic recommendations on data applications and usage
  • Develop new or modify business processes to maximize value of client data
  • Develop Field Force domain knowledge and expertise
  • Partner with IT to maintain data model
  • Facilitate the establishment of consistent reporting standards and data visualizations within Business Intelligence tools and presentation applications
  • Independently executes data analysis using appropriate tools and techniques.
  • Manage the compilation and dissemination of regular (e.g., weekly, monthly, quarterly, etc.) reports on performance of Field Force personnel
  • Monitor data flows for quality issues
  • Provide guidance and support to consumers of the Business Intelligence data
  • Provide reporting and analytics support to business stakeholders
  • Seek opportunities to improve the report processes, data collection, delivery methods, and BI value
  • Requirements
    • Lead business/functional requirements workshops to gather, evaluate and document customer business needs and requirements.
    • Produce high quality functional requirements documentation in the form of Agile-based user stories
    • Translate business requirements into a business case. Gain approval from stakeholders to act on business case
    • Requirements conformance
  • QA
    • Quality Assurance for existing standard reports
    • Document testing scenarios and serve as subject matter expert supporting validation that deliverables match requirements
    • Validate newly deployed code to ensure new functionality has been implemented properly
  • UAT
    • Assist as necessary with user acceptance activities
  • Training
    • Conduct application walkthrough to support training and documentation
  • Additional duties as required for the efficient, smooth and timely flow of work and information
Qualifications

Required:  BA/BS in computer science, management information systems, statistics, mathematics, business, economics or equivalent technical undergraduate degree with strong familiarity of statistical methods and models.

 

  • 3-5 years of hands-on experience managing, mining and analyzing data
  • 3-5 years interacting with both business and technical management
  • 1-2 years presenting clear and concise data analysis to management
  • Ability to analyze business processes, associated data sources and key information fields
  • Experience with statistical analysis and forecasting
  • Experience using Power BI, SQL, data modeling tools
  • Assurance of data quality in the data warehouse
  • Conduct root cause analysis on detection of data deviations
  • Cooperation and support regarding definition and documentation of work processes to further improve the overall data quality standard
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, management skills and effective presentation skills
  • Solid planning and project management skills
  • Experience in providing actionable analytics, proposing optimization tactics and forecasting
  • Experience with graphical presentation of data
  • Experience working with large complex data sets
  • Knowledge of statistical testing methodology
  • Quick learner and self-starter

 

Preferred Qualifications

 

  • Experience with PowerBI
  • Experience with relational databases/SQL knowledge
  • Familiarity in software development processes
  • Automotive industry experience is a plus
  • Familiarity with automotive financial and automotive customer data
  • Familiarity with Jira project tracking software

 

Position: Data Analyst 962

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Employment Type
Direct Hire
Job Location
Southfield, MI
Date posted
12/18/2019
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