Information Analyst

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Job Description

The Information Analyst provides enterprise and project-level information analysis support that produces consistent, accurate, and complete information requirements that enhances the analytic and reporting lifecycle throughout the enterprise. In support of the analytic and reporting lifecycle, this position will create data definitions that follow established standards and guidelines, develop and manage the logical and physical views of data that are consistent with the business objectives, and provide consulting on new developments within the business intelligence space.

The Information Analyst provides a high level of expertise in a focused area of the business. They will work independently on projects of all degrees of complexity, supporting multiple business units across a business AoR to advance their use of data and analytics. Through independent analysis and guided design, the role defines, develops and implements data and business intelligence solutions for their assigned business AoR.

Responsibilities

  • Provides business knowledge and support for resolving technology issues across one or more areas of the business and across multiple projects for Life Technology Services (LTS)
  • Analyzes and translates business, data, functional, and user requirements and/or business rules into analytic and reporting requirements, data models and metadata deliverables by leading and guiding discussions internally with the project team and externally with business and technology partners
  • Plans, develops and leads information gathering sessions
  • Constructs and executes complex SQL queries and review data profiling results to discover semantics, patterns and value domains of data under analysis
  • Performs complex data analysis utilizing multiple techniques to determine, document and communicate existing and potential future data relationships, profiles and quality levels; uncover anomalies and variances in data content from expected results
  • Updates and maintains all logical (conceptual, relational, subject-level and dimensional) data models and other metadata deliverables at multiple levels of detail and functionality for a specific business subject area
  • Plans, develops and facilitates inspection sessions to validate that modeled data and related metadata deliverables match and satisfy business data requirements
  • Conducts reviews of physical data model and related technical detail with database administrators and technical developers as part of a single project's development life cycle
  • Understands, applies, teaches others and drive improvements in the use of corporate metadata development tools and processes
  • Leads the initiation of new projects through estimation and planning across a business AoR
  • Develops and keeps current an approach to data management across multiple business AoRs
  • Applies knowledge of tools and processes to drive data management for a business AoR
  • Creates complex technical requirements through analyzing business and functional requirements

Travel Requirements

  • Flexibility required to meet business needs

Job Qualifications

Essential Criteria

  • Prior experience in modeling relational databases
  • Prior experience in modeling, tuning and supporting an Oracle database
  • Must have a strong capability to deal with highly ambiguous problems. This is demonstrated through step-by-step and methodical approach to scoping, understanding & exploration to the right solution(s)
  • Knowledge of dimensional modeling & data warehousing.
  • Working experience using PL/SQL, Java
  • ErWin or other data modeling tools
  • Strong ability to visualize complexity as a method of collaboration & sharing with team members. This skill is used as a collaboration mechanism to collect more points-of-view in the problem solving process.

Desirable Criteria

  • Master data management and dimensional modeling experience
  • Microsoft SQL Server & T-SQL
  • Experience with NoSQL databases like MongoDB
  • Experience in Hadoop/HIVE/Spark
  • Experience using R or Python
  • Previous experience as Information Analyst
  • Previous experience in predictive modeling or machine learning tools and techniques
  • Strong background in statistics (hypothesis testing)

The candidate(s) offered this position will be required to submit to a background investigation, which includes a drug screen.

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