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Business Intelligence Analyst III
Ref No.: 17-00501
Location: Albany, New York
Position Type:Direct Placement
Start Date: 10/30/2017
Tailwind Associates, an EOE, has a full time opportunity with our client in Albany, NY for a Business Intelligence Analyst III

Job description:
The Business Intelligence Analyst will implement solutions that support and drive qualitative and quantitative based decisions, facilitate business process and performance improvement, and support strategy development. They will evaluate process design, systems, workflow, system and process architecture, quality metrics, outcomes, and other environmental factors in order to adjust and optimize analytics and provide decision makers with actionable insights. The Business Intelligence Analyst will deliver reports and analytic applications that present high level performance indicators and allows for flexible exploration and drill down capabilities such that the root conditions driving the applicable performance indicator can be uncovered. The delivered reports and analytics will highlight and forecast costs, risks, and opportunities associated with new and changing business conditions. They will also respond to ad-hoc report requests across multiple business areas and will participate in the development of the Business Intelligence reporting tools. In this role, the Business Intelligence Analyst is responsible for collaborating with business and information services counterparts to derive, present, and communicate findings in a manner that facilitates business performance improvement, strategy development, and the elevation of business intelligence and data competencies throughout the organization.

Required Qualifications:
  • Minimum of an Associate's degree, preferably in a math, science, or technology related field of study.
  • Five to Nine years of experience.
  • Proven experience in business and report requirements analysis for data warehouse and analytics.
  • Communication and documentation skills required to work with counterparts to gather business requirements for data.
  • Ability to manage projects.
  • Complex problem solving skills.
  • Ability to develop analytic techniques to assess data quality, troubleshoot and solve problems.
  • Ability to interact with data management vendors to ensure accurate and timely execution of contracted activities.
  • Demonstrated ability to articulate verbally and in writing, technical matters to technical and non-technical counterparts.
  • Ability to be a liaison between the end users and data warehousing project and support team ensuring solutions meet requirements. Capable of training end-users and creating related documentation.
  • Experience in leading enterprise modeling standard initiatives and small to medium business intelligence projects.
  • Ability to effectively and independently recommend, document, communicate, implement, and sustain improvements in processes, procedures and operations.
  • Demonstrated ability to design and manage business intelligence tools and applications environment. Knowledge of and ability to work with semantic layer and metadata, and creates reports and report definitions.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree preferred.
  • Familiarity with HIPAA regulations, medical terminology, healthcare, or financial and billing processes is a plus.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, sex or age.