We are seeking a Business Intelligence Analyst for a full time opportunity in Northern, VA:
The BI Analyst will help define key performance indicators (KPI), and develop the BI and data warehouse (DW) strategy to provide data that is accurate, congruent and reliable. The BI Analyst will help educate and train the users across the organization to use the data as an analytical tool, displaying the information in new forms and content for the purpose of analysis and option exploration. This includes working with business and development teams to design, and document dashboards, alerts, and reports.
The successful candidate will closely work with other members of the IT Team to provide exceptional customer service and promote a collaborative, amiable, and responsive environment. The position will be a perfect fit for a self-motivated & energetic person with excellent programming skills.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Designs, develops, and supports business intelligence solutions across the Organization.
Leads the workstream planning process including inception, technical design, development, testing and delivery of BI solutions.
Interprets business requirements and determines optimum BI solutions.
Provides input to business requirements for the design of solutions.
Identifies and provides input to new technology opportunities that will have an impact on the enterprise-wide BI systems.
Participates in BI project management estimation process.
Develops dashboards, forecasts, organization-wide "views", and custom reports to provide visibility and insight into trends, challenges, and opportunities.
Perform analysis for a wide range of requests using data in different formats and from various platforms.
Researches business problems and creates models that help analyze these business problems.
Explores the data and discovers patterns, meaningful relationships, anomalies and trends.
Develops best practices for report deployments.
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Business Management or specialized training/certification. Or equivalent work experience.
3-5 years industry experience in Business Analysis or related technical experience.
In-depth knowledge of the Microsoft Excel, MS Query, MySQL, MS SQL, Reporting and Dashboard Development tools (e.g. Motivity)
Other important skills include but are not limited to: AWS, web development tools
Experience in residential mortgage and real estate industry is highly valued
Passion to stay on top of the technology curve, including mobile technologies
Ability to work on multiple projects at the same time and ability to focus on results
Ability to coordinate, communicate, and facilitate professionally and effectively within IT
Keen sense for cost savings, resource utilization, understanding dependencies, and planning
Curiosity and self-directed learning
MS Excel, SQL - Structured Query Language, MySQL