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Business Analyst - 18-00866
Ref No.: 18-00866
Location: Newark, New Jersey
Position Type:Contract
Start Date / End Date: 04/23/2018 to 01/18/2019
Our client is seeking a Business Analyst.
 
Job Description
 
As a Business Analyst you will work daily with our marketing teams to gather and analyze data, create reports, support deep dives and support data driven decision making.
You will manage projects, define concepts, run analysis and interpret results.
 
ABOUT YOU
  • You must be passionate about data-driven decision making, uncompromisingly detail oriented, smart, efficient, and driven to help our business succeed.
  • You must love working with analytic tools and be an advocate for your customer group.
  • You must be able to manage tight timelines and coordinate your work with other team members.
  • Your work must be accurate, timely and insightful.
  • You must be a self-starter and be able to learn on the go.
  • You possess excellent written and verbal communication skills.
 
KEY RESPONSIBLITIES
  • Conduct ad-hoc analysis of business issues through database querying, followed by relevant analysis, interpretation of results and formulation of recommendations for action
  • Maintain a deep understanding of business drivers and an innate grasp of business metrics definitions, and pro-actively interact with business to give context and support them interpret reporting data
  • Conceptualize and run analysis that generate insights on customer behavior and customer needs to help further developing our service to the customer
  • Learn and understand a broad range of the organization's data resources and know how, when, and which to use
  • Work with data source providers and technology teams to ensure that key decision data is accurate, automated and timely
  • Monitor existing metrics, develop and propose new metrics, and work across the organization to make actionable intelligence available to business stakeholders
  • Work with business users to drive and analyze business campaigns such as emails, a/b tests, cohort based tests, etc.
REQUIRED QUALIFIATIONS
  • Relevant experience (+5 years) in the areas of Business Intelligence, Analytics or Consulting in an eCommerce environment or in a related field.
  • Your degree in science, economy, technology, mathematics or a related field, speaks of a person who is comfortable in data-centric environments.
  • Your SQL skills allow you to comfortably and independently extract data from our database and you are an expert in Excel with a proven track record.
  • You enjoy working in a team of highly engaged individuals.
  • You have a passion for numbers, data and metrics, but also for delivering analysis of highest quality.
  • Proven experience in identifying opportunities for business improvement, and defining and measuring the success of those initiatives
  • Demonstrated ability to dig into the "why” of various results and present data driven insights and recommendations
  • Proven analytical and quantitative skills and an ability to use data and metrics to back up assumptions, develop business cases, and complete root cause analyses
  • Ability to multi-task and work under firm deadlines within a rapidly changing environment
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
  • Experience with data visualization and statistical testing tools (e.g. Tableau, R, SPSS)
  • SQL certification, experience with Redshift, or experience with a relevant programming language (e.g. Python, VB)
  • Master's Degree or MBA preferred