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Business Analyst
Ref No.: 18-31587
Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
Position Type:Contract
Start Date: 05/08/2018
 Role Overview:
• Work with product owners and business leaders to:
• Identify data needs,
• Define analytical requirements,
• Execute on the output/solution/reporting
• Deliver insights
• Reporting and analysis:
• Align data, analysis, metrics and technical solutions to build product/business insights
• Design, develop, and deliver analytical solutions, resulting in either self-serve solution or data rooted recommendations to the product/business.
• Determine and execute the best method to gather, model, manipulate and present data.
• Perform statistical analysis to support business/product needs.
• Clearly communicate to share knowledge and findings.
• Present results in a manner that the business partners can understand,
• Ensuring interpretation meets business needs with appropriate detail
• BS/BA, Quantitative related degree preferred (e.g. math, econ, statistics)
• 2-5 years of experience working in or with business area in analytics/reporting capacity
• Experience with /understanding of Agile philosophy of project/product management (Scrum, Kanban)
This is Important.
Technical Skills/Experience:
• Extensive experience with SQL or HQL
• Knowledge of Hadoop/Hive
• Hands on experience with Teradata or Oracle
• Knowledge of Excel-pivot tables
• Some Experience with: GitHub, SAS, R, Python or Java (ideal but not required)
• Knowledge and experience with visualization tools such as Domo or Tableau
• Automation (Bi-Auto) portal experience (internal candidates only)
Analytical Skills/Experience:
• Business acumen and critical thinking skills
• Strong communication skills
• Experience with large datasets
• Data visualization,
• Extracting insights from the data
• Meeting facilitation skills
• Ability to deal with ambiguity