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Data Analyst - 6+ RTH
Ref No.: 19-00137
Location: Newark, New Jersey

Our Direct Client located in Newark, NJ is seeking a Data Analyst for a 6+ contract to possible hire opportunity.

Overview

Seeking an individual who wants to be part of a company of smart, ambitious professionals working together to create a better future for our customers and our communities around the globe. As one of the most recognizable financial services companies in the world, our employees are building on our 140-year history of financial strength with a focus on innovation and transformation to meet tomorrow's most complicated challenges. We are committed to growth and development every single employee, and we see our business success as a direct result of our talent.

We are looking for a high-energy Data Analytics professional to help the Group support our business partners in the development and expansion of our data analytic activities. The role requires a rare combination of deep and sophisticated analytical expertise; business acumen; strategic mindset; client, relationship, and project management; and a passion for building new capabilities. This is an exciting opportunity to be a part of a data analytics capability for the group that will continue to evolve over time.

Job Description:
  • Integrate large data sets, connecting data from disparate sources to identify insights and patterns using traditional as well as predictive and prescriptive analytics. Source, scrub, and join relevant public, commercial, and proprietary data sources
  • Conduct statistical analysis and key driver analyses, such as linear regression, ANOVA, time-series analysis, classification and segmentation models, decision trees, and analysis of unstructured data (e.g., social media listening, digital footprints, speech analytics)
  • Mine data to uncover patterns and to identify business trends and new opportunities for using analytics and data visualization
  • Develop and maintain consultative relationships with key business stakeholders
  • Summarize analytical findings and present written and verbal reports to key stakeholders, communicating with both technical and non-technical team members
  • Apply knowledge of the company's businesses and relevant industry knowledge to analysis and insights, with a focus on "what it means” and actions to consider
  • Manage project plans and timelines to ensure projects are delivered with the highest quality and on time

Qualifications:
  • Graduate degree in Business Analytics, Data Science, Mathematics, Statistics, Engineering, Computer Science, or a quantitative discipline; anticipated completion of degree in 2020 or 2021
  • A minimum of 1 year of relevant work experience in data analytics, market research, customer knowledge, or consulting
  • Experience analyzing large data sets using software, such as SAS, Python or R, applying a variety of business analytics and statistical techniques such as regression, discriminant analysis, cluster analysis, CART, and CHAID segmentation. Experience with Hadoop desired
  • Excel and PowerPoint a must. Programming experience strongly desired.
  • Prior experience performing root cause and key driver analysis, analyzing unstructured data, and data visualization is highly desirable
  • Prior academic and work experience in Business Intelligence, with exposure to data structures and data visualization
  • Well-developed written and oral communication skills, with ability to present and explain data to business managers
  • Strong project management skills/experience managing projects and schedules to successful completion
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving, written, and oral presentation skills
  • Conceptual thinker; able to Client patterns in large and seemingly unconnected data sets
  • Commitment to developing consultative client relationships
  • Highly motivated self-starter
  • Strong collaborator, commitment to teamwork
  • Some prior exposure to financial services or insurance industry desired