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Senior Data Analyst
Ref No.: 16-30434
Location: Lewisvile, Texas
Immediate need for a talented [Senior Data Analyst/ Modeler] with experience in the Financial services. This is a Direct Hire/Full time role  and is located in [Coppell, TX]. Please review the job description below:

Job ID: 16-30434

Key Responsibilities:
  • The Sr. Data Analyst position plays a key role in facilitating data requirement meetings with business and technical stakeholders and resolve conflicts to drive decisions.
  • This person will be working closely with Data Services portfolio and delivery managers.
  • This person will participate in all IT and Business related discussions in understanding the data generation (upstream) and data consumption (downstream). 
  • This position is critical to driving the strategic value in laying strong foundational models, providing clear directional path to Data Integration (ETL) team to develop jobs; in helping Database Administrators (DBA) in ease of maintenance and in operations such as loading and extracting data into those; and in providing inputs to the Architecture team for designing the solution.

Key Requirements nad technology Experience:
  • Establish and maintain comprehensive data model documentation including detailed descriptions of business entities, attributes, and data relationships.
  • Be able to analysis on data and access patterns to determine constraints.
  • Provide data mappings requirements, user interface specifications, processing logic as per business requirements to the ETL team.
  • Understands the flow of data, business processes/technical interfaces that would be created or impacted.
  • Document purpose and driver behind each of the models.
  • Document logical, physical models complete with business definitions and glossaries into central metadata repository such as InfoSphere Metadata Management tool.
  • Maintain the data dictionary, business data glossary, naming conventions, standards and abbreviations and their intended meanings in a central repository.
  • Identifies and document sources of existing data as well as the new data. Understands use of master and reference data including sources and contributors.
  • Consult, discussion with business partners, peer Data Architects, Engineers in understanding the requirements, setting and managing expectations in relation to deliverables.
  • Ability to prioritize and handle multiple projects.
  • Have joint accountability with data stewards and data architects on the projects to ensure conformance to enterprise data governance policies around information risk and data protection guidelines. Data analysts should be familiar with common policies around data masking and protection schemes.
  • Be able to provide best approaches to data storage in terms of achieving separable Business data vs non-business data (Natural keys vs Surrogate keys)
  • Present the model, access path and lineage as needed (into such formats as excel, if required)
  • Be able to participate in Business discussion and prepare initial source-to-target mappings.
  • Have working knowledge in Agile environments and adopt to multiple itineraries running in concurrency.
  • Other related duties as assigned (to data modeling, data access)
  • Maintains data dictionary by revising and entering definitions.

Our client is recognized as one of America's most-admired Financial Services provider  and we are currently interviewing to fill this and other similar contract positions. Qualified candidates should apply NOW for immediate consideration.