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Senior IT Business Analyst
Ref No.: 18-67883
Location: Albany, New York
Position Type:Contract
Start Date: 09/17/2018
Position:  Senior IT Business Analyst
Location:  Albany, NY
Duration: 6+ Months
Job Description :
Major Duties And Responsibilities
  • Manage the analytic needs of the business by working alongside business line leaders and stakeholders to develop well defined reporting requests that drive business results.
  • Proactively create and manage both reports and dashboards.
  • Coordinate and facilitate business stakeholder engagement and user acceptance testing for business intelligence initiatives.
  • Provide technical assistance and support to other team members.
  • Work with Business Groups to train them on the functionality of their analytics and reporting team.
  • Work with team to achieve timely resolution of all production issues while meeting and/or exceeding SLAs.
  • Work across multiple ERP systems and coordinate with teams to achieve a global view of data.
  • Implement or suggest new technologies around reporting, framework and analytics.
  • Lead the effort on technology continuous improvement and best practice for Business Group
  • Lead projects on an as needed basis.
  • Provide management and direction for offshore resources.
Qualifications Education and/or Experience Required:
  • BS required, preferably in a technology or business discipline.
  • 5+ years of experience in the working with data warehouse and business intelligence or related fields
  • Experience with major ERP systems as it relates to reporting and business intelligence
  • Experience with data visualization tools
  • Progressive experience in an analyst role working in a business intelligence environment
  • Experience ad-hoc query tools (Toad, SQLPlus) and a working knowledge SQL queries
  • Demonstrates the ability to manage multiple priorities
  • Excellent interpersonal and written communication skills
  • Experience with QlikSense is preferred
Desired Skills:
•             MBA degree preferred
•             Background in manufacturing or pharmaceutical industry
•             Experience with Oracle EBS, SAP
•             Experience in a budgeting and forecasting tool like Hyperion