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Python Technical Analyst
Ref No.: 18-05747
Location: New York, New York
Title: Technical Analyst
Location: New York, NY
Duration: 6 months + possible extensions or right to hire

**US Citizens are encouraged to apply as this client does not sponsor

Day-to-day:
  • Meet with Team Lead/Product Owner to identify priority requests and/or to follow-up on requests currently in progress
    • Including troubleshooting any issues with executing current requests
  • For new requests meet with PO to review Business Requirements for each request, understand priority of requests in relation to Business Need
  • Once requirements for projects/tasks are understood meet to discuss technical execution of requests specifically:
    • Data sources and specific fields required for execution
    • Specifics regarding analysis, expected content/business rules for data sources (requests will also require creation of new data sources/reports)
    • If exact format of output is not specified (data integrity reporting/data investigations) discuss how to best display output to end user
    • Specifics regarding how to test for integrity/quality of data sources- with long term goal of automating data checks/monitoring
    • Downstream effects associated with each data source and how to control for downstream effects
  • Ensure that documentation of logic used to execute requests is available or in progress
  • Notify team when there are gaps in documentation for deliverables team is currently working on (e.g. lack of documentation for data transformations/ETLs, data flow diagrams, data dictionaries etc)
  • Discussions regarding how to execute internal validation/quality assurance of all team deliverables
  • Technical execution of all requests will require: Either experience working with database languages for both structured and unstructured frameworks such as SQL, MySQL, or Mongo and/or experience using a programming language such as Python or a statistical programming language (SAS, SPSS, Stata or R) is required

Looking for someone with:
  • Either experience working with database languages for both structured and unstructured frameworks such as SQL, MySQL, or Mongo and/or experience using a programming language such as Python or a statistical programming language (SAS, SPSS, Stata or R) is required
  • Experience using ETL tools (Pentaho PDI) to test data extraction, transformations and load processing.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills, ability to manage priorities and timelines to achieve deliverables.
  • Strong analytical skills and attention to details.
  • Familiarity with Business Intelligence tools (i.e Pentaho, Tableau) is a plus.
  • Ability to prioritize, multi-task, meet or exceed deadlines and maintain flexibility in a fast-paced, service oriented environment.
  • Exceptional technical and analytical skills with proven ability in identifying problems, recommending solutions and process improvements.

What will you do?
  • Creation of scripts and reports to highlight instances when enterprise data sources do not meet business requirements
  • Creation of script, analysis and/or reports to define business requirements or monitor whether data sources/applications meet business requirements
  • Assists in development and testing of new business processes, capabilities
  • Write data transformation logic/ETLs for new applications
  • Define or ability to understand strategies for testing new features and functionality, and be responsible for quantifying and improving data quality across multiple elements of our application.
  • Troubleshoot/assist with root-cause analysis when data variances are discovered.
  • Respond to product-related or functional requests/questions.
  • Develop and maintain effective quality management processes working with various departments to improve and test impacted workflows.
  • Documentation of data transformations, data flows and data dictionaries



NTT DATA Services is a leading IT services provider and global innovation partner with 130,000 professionals based in over 50 countries. NTT DATA recently acquired Dell Services. NTT DATA Services emphasizes long-term commitment and combines global reach and local intimacy to provide premier professional services, including consulting, application services, business process, IT outsourcing, and cloud-based solutions. We are a part of NTT Group, one of the world's largest technology services companies, generating more than $100 billion in annual revenues and partner to 80% of the Fortune 100. Visit www.nttdataservices.com to learn how our consultants, projects, managed services, and outsourcing engagements deliver value for a wide range of businesses and government agencies.

The Company is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit and business needs. The Company will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, citizenship, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, physical or mental disability, veteran or marital status, or any other class protected by law. To comply with applicable laws ensuring equal employment opportunities to qualified individuals with a disability, the Company will make reasonable accommodations for the known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified individual with a disability who is an applicant or an employee unless undue hardship to the Company would result.