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Business Analyst
Ref No.: 18-01831
Location: Menlo Park, California
Position Type:Contract
Start Date / End Date: 04/09/2018 to 04/09/2019
Job Title: Business Analyst
Location: Menlo Park, CA
Duration: 1 year

Job Description:
  • Develop Presto, Oracle, MySQL, and Hive queries to aid in deployment or operation of Client's infrastructure.
  • Build python driven pipelines to support forecast, deployment and operational dashboards.
  • Identify bad data within databases and tools. Assist with developing methods to safely and procedurally clean or backfill data.
  • Build and support various dashboards through internal tools or third-party applications such as Tableau.
  • Blend data between varying warehouses and tools to provide consolidated locations for relevant data.
  • Improve internal tools and their utility by analyzing backend data sources.
  • Assist with creation of Key Performance Indicator (KPI) and measurable metrics.
  • Drive internal process improvements across multiple teams and functions.
  • Review operational issues and determine if a technology solution is required or a process correction needs to be made.
  • Use data, research, and collaboration to identify operational pain points and opportunities to improve business practices.
  • Provide day-to-day coordination and quality assurance for projects and tasks.
  • Work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Foster a culture of data driven decision making.
Required:
  • Resourceful, action-orientated with the ability to get things done and overcome obstacles and develop creative solutions to problems.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including relationship building and collaboration within a diverse, cross-functional team.
  • Minimum 3 years of work experience in Data Science or Analytics with a demonstrated track record of delivering business value using technology solutions in high-tech operations space.
  • Minimum 2 years as a business analyst with expertise in multiple requirement analysis techniques/methodologies
    Demonstrated ability to quickly adapt and learn new skill sets.
  • Strong SQL skills and experience with languages such as Presto, Oracle, Hive development experience.
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving, negotiation and organizational skills with a clear focus under pressure
  • Strong organizational and coordination skills along with multi-tasking capabilities to get things done in a fast paced environment.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and demonstrate attention to detail.
  • Be independent and thorough in examination and analysis, alongside results oriented.
  • Ability to collaborate with different individuals across external organizations, within other geographies, and "roll-up the sleeves " in order to accomplish all necessary tasks.
  • Strong systems development and deployment experience preferred.