BA/Data Analyst

Company:
Career Techniques
Location:
New York, NY
Job Type:
Posted:
10/10/2013

Job Description

A direct client in Downtown Manhattan is looking for a fulltime employee who is a Senior Business Analyst who had worked in a global team environment. To help source the data that underpins our analytic offerings and ensure its quality across all distribution platforms. This associate would work with data providers both internal and external, focusing on best practices, on identifying areas for system enhancements and on efficient database design to streamline user workflows and better integrate our various content sets. The associate will participate in strategic projects affecting the website, web applications, and data services, as well as working with other teams within the company to set the data quality and data governance standards. The candidate should be able to write requirements, engage in strategy and can shape the road map to achieve and figure out the needs. The person will interface between Marketing and development teams. It is data heavy and front end plus user experience environment. Must be able to understand a step by step process so need Sequel server. Candidate might have been a developer or programmer for a few years and moved to BA, QA or data roles. Prefer financial services and larger environment oriented people as this is a regulated environment, Work with internal stakeholders and colleagues to understand their business requirements and propose data sets and structures that best meet their needs Interface with data providers to ensure the quality and accuracy of the data they are sharing with us Ensure that the data is available appropriately across all distribution channels Use insight and industry best practices to participate in creation of user stories, test cases, and user acceptance plans to enhance content distribution channels and website functionality. Manage development cycle and coordinate launch of products which includes responsibility for creating the required documentation, testing and rollout support. Provide training and support to internal users. Respond to product related questions raised by salesmarketinganalytic staff. Desired Skills Experience Degree in computer science, engineering, finance, or economics preferred but not required. Must have advanced proficiency in Excel. Must have an understanding of relational databases and experience with SQL. Previous experience with financial data sets is a huge plus. Knowledge of Agile development process is a huge plus. Experience with RiXML and APIs a plus. Experience with Microsoft Office Sharepoint Services, or the desire and ability to quickly learn how to leverage these tools is required. Experience supporting a global user base is a plus. Please call or email to Lourdes Dauler Technical Recruiter 845.688.1120 lourdesctechny.com mailtolourdesctechny.com
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