Data Analyst

Walnut Creek, CA 94596

Posted: 09/16/2018 Employment Type: Contract Industry: Information Technology Job Number: 13861

Position: Data Analyst

Location: Walnut Creek, CA

Terms: contract

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Utilizing SQL, analyzes complex business problems and issues using data from internal and external sources to provide insight to decision-makers
  • Identifies and interprets trends and patterns in datasets to locate influences
  • Constructs forecasts, recommendations and strategic/tactical plans based on business data and market knowledge
  • Creates specifications for reports and analysis based on business needs and required or available data elements
  • May provide consultation to users and lead cross-functional teams to address business issues
  • May directly produce datasets and reports for analysis using system reporting tools

REQUIREMENTS:
  • Intermediate to Expert level SQL required, with demonstrated ability to write efficient data processing code
  • Additional scripting language e.g. Python or R would be a strong plus
  • Professional experience in fraud prevention or payment processing preferred but not required
  • Ability to create dashboards and visualization in software (e.g. Looker, Tableau, Google Visualization or Spark) preferred
  • Desire to solve complex problems in an evolving customer platform
  • 3-5 years’ experience performing business analytics and/or business intelligence required
  • Requires a Bachelor’ s degree or a Master’ s degree (preferred) in computer science, statistics, engineering, mathematics, finance or physics

 

Preeta Garg
Technical Recruiter

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