Job Title: Data Analyst
Data analyst responsibilities include conducting full lifecycle activities to include requirements analysis and design, developing analysis and reporting capabilities, and continuously monitoring performance and quality control plans to identify improvements. Assists the business in turning data into information, turning information into insight and insight into decisions.
Interprets data and analyzes results using statistical techniques and provides ongoing reports.
Develops and implements data collection systems and other strategies that optimize statistical efficiency and data quality.
Acquires data from primary or secondary data sources and maintains databases/data systems.
Identifies, analyzes, and interprets trends or patterns in complex data sets.
Filters and cleans data, and reviews computer reports, printouts, and performance indicators to locate and correct code problems.
Works closely with management to prioritize business and information needs.
Locates and defines new process improvement opportunities.
9-12 Years Experience
- Financial Services experience highly preferred.
Knowledge of the following:
- Data models, database design development, data mining and segmentation techniques.
- Statistics and experience using statistical packages for analyzing large datasets (Excel, SPSS, SAS, etc.)
- Adept at queries, report writing and presenting findings.
Analysis: Identify and understand issues, problems and opportunities; compare data from different sources to draw conclusions.
Communication: Clearly convey information and ideas through a variety of media to individuals or groups in a manner that engages the audience and helps them understand and retain the message.
Exercising Judgment and Decision Making: Use effective approaches for choosing a course of action or developing appropriate solutions; recommend or take action that is consistent with available facts, constraints and probable consequences.
Building Effective Relationships: Develop and use collaborative relationships to facilitate the accomplishment of work goals.
Client Focus: Make internal and external clients and their needs a primary focus of actions; develop and sustain productive client relationships.
Minimum of a B.S. in Computer Science, MIS or related degree and two (2) to three (3) years of relevant experience or a combination of education, training and experience.