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Data Analyst III

Role: Contract, potential conversion in 2023/2024

Location: Minneapolis

The ideal candidate is local, however we would consider candidates from the following approved states; AR, AZ, DE, FL, GA, IA, IL, KS, ME, MI, MN, MO, ND, NE, NV, OK, SD, TN, TX, VA, WI.

*If local our client would require contractors to occasionally come onsite to the designated office for applicable heads-up work. Frequency is determined by business need as decided by leadership.

POSITION OVERVIEW

This IT Data Analyst should have a background of Business, Systems, and Data Analysis.  The role will involve working with the product owner to understand the business request and product need, perform detailed analysis of the requirements and data and creating user stories that will result in the data outcomes required.  This position combines business process and data knowledge with experience in information technology to enable and improve business capabilities. Responsible for performing detailed data requirements analysis, documenting processes, and performing some user acceptance testing. To succeed in this role you should have a natural analytical way of thinking and be able to explain difficult concepts to non-technical users.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Evaluating business processes, anticipating requirements, identifying areas for improvement, and developing and implementing solutions using data analysis and data profiling.

  • Gathering critical information from multiple stakeholders to specify and validate business reporting or data extracts using data mapping and data quality techniques.

  • Establishing accurate data definitions and producing audience appropriate data models for the business or project domain. Coordinating and assisting developers and QA analysts to ensure data is accurately recorded and used.

  • Understand requirements and identify non-functional requirements that will impact the data design.

  • Decompose Product Features into User Stories

  • Actively engaged as core member of scrum teams to deliver on data programsprojects.

  • Work with ETL and QA to ensure all requirements are met by the solution. Work with DBA’s to tune performance

  • Create and maintain source to target mapping documents.

  • Conducting meetings and presentations to share ideas and findings.

  • Performing requirements analysis.

  • Documenting and communicating the results of your efforts.

  • Effectively communicating insights and plans to cross-functional team members and management.

  • Working closely with clients, technicians, and managerial staff.

  • Providing leadership, training, coaching, and guidance to junior staff.

  • Ensuring solutions meet business needs and requirements.

  • Managing projects, developing project plans, and monitoring performance.

  • Prioritizing initiatives based on business needs and requirements.

  • Serving as a liaison between stakeholders and users.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • BS in Computer Science or equivalent experience

  • 5 years of experience in software development and database applications with a majority of this experience in data strategy, sourcing, modeling, integration, and architecture

 

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

  • Strong knowledge of SQL and query tools

  • Experience in health care payer domain

  • Experience in data analysis, data profiling, data mapping, and data quality

 

EXPERIENCE PREFERRED:

  • Understanding of logical, physical, dimensional or relational data models; ERwin experience is desired

  • Experience working with data warehouses and data marts

  • Experience in ETL, reporting and analytics, or business intelligence tools is nice to have

 

SKILLS REQUIRED:

  • Strong analytical and conceptual thinking skills

  • Influencing stakeholders and work closely with them to determine acceptable solutions

  • Familiarity with technology and data management principles.

  • Excellent documentation skills

  • Fundamental analytical and conceptual thinking skills

  • Experience creating detailed reports and giving presentations

  • A track record of following through on commitments

  • Planning, organizational, and time management skills

     

We’re an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

This serves as notice per Iowa drug testing notification laws; applicants that reside in Iowa are subject to drug testing.