Gravity IT Resources

Job Title: Sr. Data Analyst

Location: Deerfield Beach, FL

Job-Type: Contract

Employment Eligibility: Gravity cannot transfer nor sponsor a work visa for this position. Applicants must be eligible to work in the U.S. for any employer directly (we are open to contract or “corp to corp” agreements).

Position Overview:

Gravity is looking for a Sr. Data Analyst will be responsible developing an understanding of the relationship of the data that supports business processes and applications. The analyst will gain insights into the data and the movement of the data from data entry to final data destinations in the back end files and reporting systems. Candidates must possess the technical capabilities to extract, retrieve and analyze data on their own. Be able to dive in and research new and complex data sources to understand how the data is moving in the system and how the data is stored in order to identify any anomalies that may exist. The analyst should possess strong interpersonal communication skills to be able to bridge the gap between business and technical users to relay both business and technical concepts as it relates to data. The analyst will be required to document findings and ensure that mappings and lineage are well documented and stored into knowledge storage repositories.

The ideal candidate will possess a minimum of 7 years of Data Analysis and solid experience with SQL and various BI tools. We have a strong preference for candidates with the CDMP or CBIP certification.

Our client is a $15B, Fortune 200 company in the automotive retailing, distribution and services industry. They are currently ranked in the Top 20 companies to work for in the US by Fortune Magazine, Top 20 best companies for diversity and have an amazing work culture and impressive long-term growth prospects.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Elicit, understand, interpret and represent business requirements for data, information delivery and analytics, data integration, metadata, training, service levels, data quality, and performance
  • Act as the conduit between the customer and technical teams to ensure requirements are understood
  • Understand source systems and its data models
  • Work with architects to translate requirements into technical specifications
  • Validate that data integration, data movement, and warehouse meets requirements and service-level agreements
  • Develop source to target mappings (STTM) for data lineage
  • Analyze data to validate business domains and requirements
  • Conduct data profiling and ensure data quality requirements are accurate and complete
  • Act in an advisory capacity in data model reviews, architecture approach and solution design to ensure high quality deliverables
  • Coordinate prototype reviews
  • Execute and promote data management strategy
  • Work with Quality Assurance teams in defining the QA strategy, test plans and use cases to validate data
  • Communicate planned and unplanned activities to appropriate parties as needed

 

Required Experience & Skills:

  • 7+ years experience working as a data analyst leveraging BI tools in a centralized data warehouse environment (SAS)
  • Understanding of ETL tooling specifically Informatica
  • 5+ years hands-on experience working with SQL with an understanding of different data structures (flat files and RDMS)
  • 3+ years experience with data modeling concepts and techniques
  • Proven experience on projects involving data integration, data warehousing, data cleansing and data conversion process and/or tools
  • Experience working with Teradata Data Warehouse or other RDMS (DB2)
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