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Sr. Data Analytics Analyst in St. Louis, MO at NextGen

Date Posted: 10/23/2018

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Job Description

Sr Data Analytics Analyst

Opportunity Overview

Department Summary

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.

Position Summary

  • 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 organizations 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

Preferred Work Schedule/Hours 8:00AM-5:00PM

Position Requirements

Required Qualifications

  • Undergraduate degree
  • Ability to prioritize and execute on multiple tasks/projects and adjust to changing priorities with minimal supervision
  • 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
  • Effective working in independent and team environments
  • Effective communication with associates and leadership in cross-functional settings using verbal, written, and presentation skills
  • Moderate understanding of the firm and how data impacts decision making in each functional area supported
  • Ability to execute pre-existing project plans and possesses basic project management skills
  • Strong analytical, critical, and systems thinking

Preferred Qualifications

  • Degree in the areas of mathematics, finance, business, engineering or information systems
  • Advanced degree
  • 5 years business experience in marketing, finance, data analytics, or information systems fields
  • 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