Data Analyst

San Ramon, CA | Contract

Post Date: 04/21/2017 Job ID: 11063 Industry: Information Technology

Data Analyst
6- Month Contract                                                                                                 San Ramon, CA

Summary:

We have a client seeking a Data Analyst who will be responsible for applying their knowledge of database management systems to test, implement and make changes to computer databases.

Responsibilities:
  • Performs data analysis, data extraction and executes tests via various computer software packages
  • Prepares and documents the specifications of the programs being utilized to pull data. This includes but is not limited to: the creation and use of documents to assist the request and data integrity of the data that is provided to the internal users.
  • Generate ad hoc reports and regular datasets or report information for end-users using system tools and data warehouse queries or databases.
  • Work with cross-functional teams: including management, technical and client teams to perform data requirements, data analysis, business data implementation approaches and to instill best practices for data storage, manipulation and analysis tactics.
  • Write and code logical and physical database descriptions and specify identifiers of database to management system or have the ability to direct others in coding descriptions.
  • Modify database management systems, existing databases and/or direct programmers/analysts to make changes.
  • Work to analyze and make recommendations on business, technology, and/ or process improvements
  • Test programs or databases, correct errors and make necessary modifications.

Qualifications:
  • Bachelor' s degree – from a technical field such as: computer science, computer engineering or related field required.
  • 5+ years applicable experience required.
  • Experience with database technologies.
  • Understanding of the ETL process.
  • Familiarity of at least one scripting language.
  • Experience with building relational data structures
  • Ability to analyze and manipulate data in a variety of formats (SAS, SQL, JCL)
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Strong problem solving and troubleshooting skills
  • Enjoys helping businesses make better data driven decisions.

 

Ashley Wittmer


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