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Data Analyst - Bradenton, FL
Ref No.: 18-02590
Location: Bradenton, Florida
Data Analyst
Location: Bradenton, FL
Position Type: Contract
Rate: DOE

No Visa Sponsorship available for this position - No third parties Agencies or Corp to Corp


Functional Skills:
  • 2+ years of experience with Big data technology stack including Hadoop/Map Reduce, Hive, Spark
  • 2+ years of hands-on experience in at least one of analytics oriented programming languages such as R, Python or Scala.
  • Knowledge of modeling techniques, advanced statistics, data manipulation.
  • Advanced level skills in Microsoft Excel
  • Knowledge in domains of Finance and Geographical Information Systems and Machine Learning is desired but not mandatory
  • Experience in a data analytics consulting environment is highly desirable but not mandatory
Roles & Responsibilities:
  • Effectively engage with stakeholders to understand their business problems, formulate a data driven approach for resolution and conduct analysis for solving the problem
  • Build storylines for the analytical work done to facilitate consumption of analytical insights
  • Transform and distill high complexity/high impact business inquiries into innovative analytic solutions, aligning both data science team and business clients on approach
  • Leverage Agile principles for effective planning and delivery of analytical work
  • Provide ad-hoc data and analytics support to the business to build foundational understanding and deliver higher level insights
  • Lead data preparation and data wrangling activities to support team analytics
  • Become resident subject matter expert on data model and business considerations within the data; Provide thought leadership to team on use and interpretation
  • Communicate clearly and effectively with business users and agile teams through all phases of the development life cycle
  • Deliver key findings to members of the business though presentations and direct engagement that result in actions and improved decision making
  • Develop and perform value measurement and tests to refine approaches and influence direction of analytic product development
  • Research and troubleshoot problems & questions related to deployed analytic solutions
  • Perform other related duties as assigned
Education:
  • Requires a Bachelor's degree in Statistics, Finance, Operations Research, Applied Math, Computer Science or related field from an accredited university or college