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Senior Data Analytics Analyst in Des Peres, MO at NextGen

Date Posted: 6/6/2018

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Job Description

Firm Analytics partners with business areas to provide analytical and financial insights for firm decision making and strategic planning. Data & Analytics utilize advanced data manipulation techniques and tools in their expertise of sourcing and transforming of data that provide actionable insights.
Key Responsibilities:

  • Identify, extract, clean, transform, validate and model data across multiple domains using various technologies and languages (SQL, Hive, Pig, etc)

  • Utilize new and advanced methods to extract, transform and load data

  • Build requirements for, develop and enhance automated processes that provide functional areas with data and information

  • Analyze the effectiveness of programs, summarize and present data to enhance future efforts using appropriate statistical methods.

  • Document, monitor, and proactively recommend improvement to processes and controls related to area responsibilities while quantifying the impact of changes for leaders.

  • Develop business relationships and partnerships with cross-functional targeted business owners and senior leaders across the organization.

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams responsible for implementing projects in support of divisional and firm-wide business objectives; occasionally lead cross-functional teams responsible for divisional objectives while following an analytics development lifecycle

  • Educate other team members, associates and leaders across the firm on data and statistical concepts and best practices

  • Communicate across a wide range of audiences with specialized subject matter expertise including compliance, marketing, products, branch development, and technology.

  • Utilize a strong understanding of the companies Solutions-Based Approach to investing that includes client needs, client goals, and tailored solutions

  • Train and mentor lower level analysts to follow appropriate procedures and understand the best practices for interacting with the information system


  • Undergraduate degree required, preferably in the areas of mathematics, finance, business, engineering or information systems. Advanced degree is a plus.

  • 5 years business experience in marketing, finance, data analytics, or information systems fields preferred

  • Ability to prioritize and execute on multiple tasks/projects and adjust to changing priorities with minimal leader required

  • Ability to extract and analyze large amounts of data using various tools

  • Moderate analysis skills, primarily investigating and explaining trends and variances using statistical techniques required

  • Works effectively both independently and in a team environment required

  • Ability to effectively communicate with associates and leadership in cross-functional settings using verbal, written and presentation skills required

  • Moderate understanding of the firm and how data impacts decision making in each functional area supported required

  • Ability to execute pre-existing project plans and possesses basic project management skill.

  • Strong analytical, critical, and systems thinking required

  • Technical proficiency preferred in the following:

    • An advanced ability to interact with various database and file storage systems (DB2, IDMS, Oracle, Hadoop, NoSQL)

    • Data manipulation languages such as SQL, Hive, Pig, XML

    • Statistical tools such as SAS, SPSS, R, or Jump

    • Microsoft Excel - experience using pivot tables, formulas, macros, vba, charts/graphs

    • Business Intelligence such as Hyperion, OBIEE, or IBI WebFOCUS, Sharepoint

    • Visualization tools such as Tableau, Qlikview, or birst