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Data Operations Analyst 49839 (SV1) in Dearborn, MI at Fast Switch

Date Posted: 12/5/2018

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Job ID: 49839

Data Operations Analyst Position Description:

  • The Data Operations Analyst discovers and curates new and existing data sources (for proprietary and transaction data, etc.) for use in building incremental value and insight for the business. 
  • Analyst will make recommendations for alternative ways to bring data to life to solve business problems. 
  • At times, the problem is identified by a business unit, frequently wishing to optimize cost, revenue, or improve quality, and at times problems are formulated by the Data Scientists. 
  • The Analyst identifies internal and external data sources and enables skill teams and analytics teams to leverage the data with their analytic tools to answer their key questions. 

The role will be responsible for discovering and curating data sources, including: 

  • Lead the process of ingesting the assigned data source (act as a Project Manager): 
  • Facilitate the meeting for source screening, and be responsible for the completion of the source screening 
  • Guide IT and the DSC on the design and landing of the data landing, and be able to be the single point of contact for the DSC on the design and landing 
  • Guide IT and the DSC on the transformation of the source application, be able to be the single point of contact for the DSC on the transformation. 
  • Acting as the data steward to ensure that all information utilized adheres to compliance, access management, and control policies as set forth by GDIA. 
  • Providing on-going tracking and monitoring of data quality 
  • Creating Data Models using Alteryx and Informatica 
  • Solving client analytics problems and communicates results and methodologies. 
  • Working closely with different teams to solve problems related to client analytics. 
  • Working cross-functionally to manage data and analytic projects. 
  • Improving department results through innovation.

Skills Required:

  • Strong use of Informatica (mandatory): 
  • Data wrangling and data flows 
  • Data Profiling 
  • Scorecard 
  • Strong use of Alteryx (mandatory): 
  • Strong collaboration and communications skills (mandatory). 
  • Ability to work independently (mandatory). 
  • Ability to come up with solutions to loosely defined business problems by leveraging pattern detection over potentially large datasets. (mandatory)

Skills Preferred:

  • SQL, Qlik,

Experience Required:

  • Worked with Informatica

Experience Preferred:

  • Understanding of Hierarchical programming

Education Required:

  • Bachelors or Master

Education Preferred:

  • Master’s degree in Business, Information Technology, Analytics or other relevant discipline.

Fast Switch, Ltd., delivering the Right Talent at the Right Time for over 21 years. We are an IT Consulting company with offices in Detroit, MI, Columbus, OH, Cleveland, OH, Cincinnati, OH, New York, Hartford, CT, Massachusetts, Minneapolis, MN, Los Angeles, CA, San Francisco, CA, and Tucson, AZ. We’re doing business in almost half the states in the union.

We're a financially strong, privately-held company that is 100% consultant and client focused. You are our most important asset!          

We've differentiated ourselves by being creative, flexible, and fast. Throw out everything you've heard, seen, or felt about every other IT Consulting company.

We're different. Our consultants and clients tell us so, and it's our great people who make the difference! We do unique things, and we do them for Fortune 10 companies, Inc. 500 companies, and technology start-ups. We also have a strong belief in giving back to the communities we serve.

Our benefits are second to none and thanks to our flexible benefits options you can choose just the benefits that you need or want, options include:

• Medical and Dental (Fast Switch pays majority of the medical program)

• Vision

• Personal Time Off (PTO) Program

• Long Term Disability (100% paid)

• Life Insurance (100% paid)

• 401(k) with immediate vesting and 3% (of salary) dollar-for-dollar match

Plus, we have a lucrative employee referral program and an employee recognition culture.

In 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017, Fast Switch was named one of the Top Work Places in Michigan by the Detroit Free Press and one of the Best Staffing Firms in 2016 and 2017. We have won the Columbus Business First “Fast 50” award 9 times in 12 years because of our strong growth which translates into more and better opportunities for our consulting staff members.

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