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Sr Data Analyst
Ref No.: 17-00146
Location: West Des Moines, Iowa
For more details please feel free to call at 732-549-6800 Ext 311

Role: Sr Data Analyst
Location: Des Moines, IA
Job type: Contract to Hire/Contract
Interview type: Phone and In person


PURPOSE
• Builds and maintains effective information software applications that assist the company in minimizing administrative costs and maximizing information flow.

ACCOUNTABILITIES
• Provide technical advice to senior IT management or project managers, assisting them with high level planning or issue resolution.
• Lead large project efforts in data warehouse design, development, and testing
• Work cross functionally to implement data driven projects
• Analyze and document source systems' data domains and inter-relationships to enable rapid ingestion into warehousing environment and provision high quality, and consumable data
• Build and maintain high performing ETL (Extract, Transform and Load) processes
• Monitor data warehousing system to ensure reliability and accuracy of information loaded into the databases
• Seek continuous improvement in performance of data warehouse load and consumption processes
• Resolve complex software issues across multiple software applications and platforms.
• Serve as the technical expert on specific IT systems.
• Effectively communicates and documents the application architecture utilizing industry standards as part of a team.
• Execute unit/string testing; may lead creation of development unit/string test plans; Solid understanding of QA testing plans.
• Exhibit deep subject matter expertise with all IT systems within work group.
• In partnership with QA ensures that existing and proposed software applications meet IT standards, as well as business and customer requirements.
• Ensure quality and controls are in place, managing escalations, and developing and recommending solutions.
• Assist in the development of internal policies and procedures (standards, controls and metrics).
• Mentor team members of all levels on application design and development.

EXPERIENCE
• 6+ years of application development experience.
• 2+ years lead experience
• Expert knowledge of large-scale internal software applications or related technologies.
• Extensive working knowledge in programming languages such as Python, Java, C++ etc.
• Experience in Data Analysis and knowledge of underlying subject areas in respective project domains
• Advanced in Project Management and SDLC processes.
• A strong sense of teamwork and ability to both lead and execute programs.
• Ability to function as a strategic partner within a team.

EDUCATION
• Bachelor's degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, Systems Analysis or equivalent work experience