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Sr. Data Analyst - Consultant - Data Warehouse - Big Data in Windsor, CT at Fast Switch

Date Posted: 4/8/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Job ID: 51728

Our client in Windsor, Connecticut is seeking a Data Analyst Consultant. 

Candidates who are able to work in the US without sponsorship are encouraged to apply. 

The Data Analyst Consultant designs, develops and delivers sourcing, analysis insights for the client's-EDM clients, helping them better serve our clients and improve the delivery and use of our products. Our Data Analyst Consultant adept analysis skills to understand strategic, customer needs and then prepare finished analysis to help drive strategic recommendations.
The Analyst Consultant delivers sourcing, reporting and analytics, along with insights gleaned from each. Data Analysts Consultants are aligned with internal and external stakeholders for our most complex and challenging sources, and they insure all sourcing deliverables and program data are high quality. The Analyst Consultant is self-directed in their explorations of data and receives very little oversight for the preparation of their deliverables, and they share their sourcing/analysis techniques with others on the Team to continuously improve our capabilities. Analysts Consultants are also expected to provide mentoring and development support to mid-level and junior staff. Data Analyst Consultants manage the customer relationship and develop the program of work, while the Analysts performs the discovery and analysis work, prepares sourcing/integration/reporting deliverables, and briefs stakeholders on the results. The Analyst Consultant is keenly aware of project deliverable and timelines, proactively planning and coordinating efforts with others.

Principal Responsibilities:

Understand Client’s Sourcing Needs and Prepare Deliverables
o Understand Client’s strategic and project needs, and how each is reflected in internal and external data.
o Collaborate with End user Analysts, Client representatives and Operations stakeholders to target opportunities and define deliverable scope.
o Assess tasks and timelines required for on-time, quality deliverables.
o Prepare sourcing-optimized fashion.
o Develop models and perform analysis to final client deliverables.
o Collaborate with colleagues to share and propagate best practices.
- Direct-Request Analysis and End-user Self Services
o Prepare deliverables to meet client-directed, ad hoc analysis requests.
o Deliver output in a timely manner, in accordance with contractual SLAs, as stated in the MSA.
o Share insights gleaned from ad hoc requests with all appropriate account stakeholders.
o Assist Business Reporting Team in the maintenance, oversight, and distribution of sourcing, integration and reporting deliverables.

Profile
 - Data Services – Business Rules and Reporting
o Understand and develop business rules to be applied to data
o Assist with development of staging, integrated and reporting-ready data to facilitate reporting and development of deliverables
o Help maintain a data environment that provides consistent and accurate sourcing and analysis of the data
-  Design sourcing, analysis and reporting deliverables, especially around data sourcing, reporting and visualization best practices, and creation.
- Perform data abstraction, validation, modeling, interpretation and reporting.
- Act as the data expert, leading the way in data discovery, both proactively and by request, to identify key insights and trends to help drive strategic recommendations.
- Provide consulting support on all data-related solutions (program design, report design, data feed design, data aggregation, etc.).
- Deliver ad hoc reporting and analytics within an agreed-upon SLA.
- Ensure solutions meet the client’s needs, support the extraction of actionable information, and align with client objectives.
- Act as the voice of the client internally at the client's-EDM to ensure solutions are provided with high-quality to meet the client’s needs.
- Emphasize the customer experience with each interaction and deliverable. Play an active role in reviews, especially in reviewing findings and in strategic planning discussions

Knowledge and Skills:

Completion of a four-year Bachelors’ degree program, preferably with an emphasis in, data and analytics,
computer science, or mathematics or statistics, economics
- Ability to create new or leverage existing analysis models and apply them to aligned program using business knowledge
- Requires expertise in Data warehouse, Big Data and business intelligence platforms with at least 7 years of experience
- Experience overseeing data deliveries and understanding/applying business rules
- Experience overseeing large-scale data initiatives
- Ability to effectively interact with business partners and external clients
- Requires extensive training and knowledge of data sourcing, integration and BI best practices
- Must have high-level knowledge of Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
- Experience in querying and structuring relational databases like Oracle, SQL Server
- Experience in querying Hadoop platforms using Hue, Hive
- Extensive industry experience in Financial services industry highly valued
- Customer-focused and solutions-oriented mindset.
- Strong interpersonal and partnership skills.
- Strong verbal and written communication skills with internal and external stakeholders.
- Structured thinker, who can creatively use data to tell a story
- Ability to work independently and self-directed.
- Strong time management skills - able to prioritize, organize and plan work effectively.
- Ability to work on multiple, concurrent projects while maintaining a solid attention to detail.
- Strong problem-solving ability
- Ability to integrate and analyze multiple sources of data.
- Ability to effectively analyze and interpret business level data.


Fast Switch, Ltd. is a high-growth IT staffing firm, with headquarters in Dublin, Ohio and with offices serving the Columbus, Detroit, Boston, Cincinnati, Minneapolis, Phoenix, Hartford, Los Angeles, Tucson, San Francisco, Denver, and Cleveland metropolitan areas.  We have a staff of over 780 associates and have experienced growth while remaining profitable.

Compensation can vary depending on experience and capability, plus benefits which include healthcare, dental, and vision insurance, long term disability coverage, and 401(k) with match and IMMEDIATE vesting.  Our benefits package, in this day and age, is superb.

To view all of our open positions, please go to: www.fastswitch.com and/or navigate to our Careers page.

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