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Data Analyst
Ref No.: 18-04377
Location: Weehawken, New Jersey
Position Type:Contract
Start Date / End Date: 10/22/2018 to 04/21/2019
Business Aanlyst/Data Analyst
Global Financial Firm
Weehawken, NJ
Long term contract


The role is a Business Analyst/Data Analyst supporting multiple projects (e.g., CAT, PB) as part of the strategic Data Governance and Data Architecture implementation.

Responsibilities:
• Proactively identify and document requirements from data owners and other key business stakeholders
• Profile and analyze enterprise data to develop insights and enable requirements gathering
• Translate business requirements into written documentation (including business requirements, functional requirements, data flows, and process diagrams)
• Gather information to develop domain data dictionaries and define standards and rules to ensure enterprise data is compliant with defined quality requirements within their assigned domain
• Establish relationships with key business and IT stakeholders to validate and approve data requirements and business rules
• Perform in depth analysis of the data quality issues to facilitate their remediation, define rules and controls to proactively monitor the quality of data
• Define test cases, perform the user acceptance testing liaising with the test manager , QA and development throughout the release process

Role requirements:
• Business analysis and data wrangling (transforming and mapping) experience
• Solid knowledge of data management principles and processes
• Hands on knowledge of data analysis, data profiling with SQL, IDQ or any other tools
• Experience with data root cause analysis and cross functional resolution of data issues
• Ability to break down complex problems into components, identify root causes, and establish resolution plans
• 5+ years of data analyst experience
• Proficient in Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Word
• Ability to effectively communicate complex concepts
• Ability to adapt to change and to detect and respond to evolving business needs
• Analytical and logical
• Highly motivated self-starter with ability to work independently and creatively as well as within a team
• Team player, collaborative and inclusive