Sr. Data Analyst in Nashville, TN at Parallon

Date Posted: 5/18/2018

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JOB TITLE: Sr. Data Analyst


GENERAL SUMMARY OF DUTIES 

The role of this position is to be an application developer and administrator for Business Intelligence (BI) Reporting Solutions. Provide technical guidance in the design and maintenance of the BI reporting solutions.  Key Application Engineer for ongoing support, development, and growth of these BI reporting solutions.

 




DUTIES INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:

  • Interpret data, analyze results using statistical techniques and provide ongoing reports
  • Develop and implement databases, data collection systems, data analytics and other strategies that optimize statistical efficiency and quality
  • Acquire data from primary or secondary data sources and maintain databases/data systems
  • Identify, analyze, and interpret trends or patterns in complex data sets
  • Work with management to prioritize business and information needs
  • Work closely with Data Scientists and Business Leaders
  • Provide assistance in creating product roadmaps for maintaining the currency of and exploiting the features of our BI solutions.
  • Provide a high degree of technical expertise and make significant contributions to system-wide performance monitoring and tuning, business continuity planning, capacity planning, and software upgrade planning and implementation.
  • Continue to grow professionally to become the consulting developer in all activities listed above.
  • Utilize internal and external training opportunities to cross train on other Business Intelligence solutions and database platforms such as Micro Strategy, Tableau, Business Objects 4.x, arc plan, SQL Reporting Services, Qlikview, SQL Server, Oracle, Teradata, and etc... 
  • Adheres to and supports organizational IT&S standards, policies, and procedures.
  • Adheres to Code of Conduct.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.



COMPETENCIES FOR THE ROLE

  • Strong communication skills – Strong verbal and written communication skills.  Ability to ask probing questions and listen to understand and document business needs/issues. Chooses the communication style and tools that are most effective in most circumstances. Communicates clearly and concisely.  Able to develop and deliver formal presentations and lead meetings with senior management.
  • Building a Successful Team - Using appropriate methods and a flexible interpersonal style to help build a cohesive team; facilitating the completion of team goals
  • Delegating Responsibility - Allocating decision-making authority and/or task responsibility to appropriate others to maximize the organization’s and individuals’ effectiveness
  • Developing Others - Planning and supporting the development of individuals’ skills and abilities, so that they can fulfill current or future job/role responsibilities more effectively.
  • Strategic Decision Making - Obtaining information and identifying key issues and relationships relevant to achieving a long-range goal or vision; committing to a course of action to accomplish a long-range goal or vision after developing alternatives based on logical assumptions, facts, available resources, constraints, and organizational values
  • Customer Focus – Seeks to understand the customer, creates customer focused practices to prevent issues, and assures customer satisfaction
  • Building Partnerships -Identifying opportunities and taking action to build strategic relationships between one’s area and other areas, teams, departments, units, or organizations to help achieve business goals.
  • Planning and Organizing - Establishing courses of action for self and others to ensure that work is completed efficiently. Able to manage a large number of projects/assignments.
  • Quality Orientation - Accomplishing tasks by considering all areas involved, no matter how small; showing concern for all aspects of the job; accurately checking processes and tasks; being watchful over a period of time
  • Continuous Learning- Actively identifying new areas for learning; regularly creating and taking advantage of learning opportunities; using newly gained knowledge and skill on the job and learning through their application
  • Innovation - Generating innovative solutions in work situations; trying different and novel ways to deal with work problems and opportunities



KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES

  • Strong knowledge of and experience with  databases (MSSQL, Teradata etc), 
  • Strong knowledge of and experience with ETL frameworks (SSIS, Informatica, 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

 


EDUCATION

  • Bachelor’s Degree required and Master’s Degree preferred in Information Technology/Informatics

 
EXPERIENCE
  • Five years or more proven working experience as a data analyst and SQL Programming
  • Five years or more Technical expertise regarding data models, database design development, data mining and segmentation techniques.