IBM seeks a Data Analyst - Mainframe.
Required Technical and Professional Expertise
Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
Unless specified as a Required Skill, the following are additionally preferred but not required:
Your Role and Responsibilities
The role of the Data Analyst is to support data modelling activities as directed by the Lead Data Modeler. These activities include analyzing source system documentation to draft a target data dictionary, identify data patterns (real time, intraday, batch) and develop target state data flow and process flow diagrams that will all serve as the primary inputs for modeling the data. The Data Analyst must possess an understanding of relational databases to develop the data modeling inputs in the appropriate context.
Under the direction and training of the Lead Data Modeler, the Data Analyst will make specific updates to the data models primarily in terms of data object names and definitions. The Data Analyst must also possess the skills to effectively collaborate with client Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) to obtain all of the information necessary to develop complete and accurate data models in addition to managing all project artifacts using change control procedures.
This role will support the reverse engineering of requirements as directed by the Requirements Lead. These activities include analyzing COBOL programs to extrapolate comprehensive process flows, data flows and business requirements. The Data Analyst must possess skills in the areas of COBOL code, requirements management, effectively collaborating with client Subject Matter Experts (SMEs)and managing all project artifacts using change control procedures.
The IBM Client Innovation Center is an in-bound delivery model where we support our clients from our Baton Rouge, LA center. However, some travel is expected and all candidates must be willing and able to travel to meet our client needs across the US. Travel is typically related to knowledge transfer and training at the client site (Monday thru Friday). You are expected to travel approximately 50% of the time. No remote opportunities exist.
IBM's unparalleled ability to bring together deep business insight, advanced research, analytics, and technology enables IBM Global Business Services to help position its clients for the future. We leverage the proven roadmaps and frameworks that have been developed across 17 industries and the unique combination of skills and experiences of our teams in over 170 countries - unmatched capabilities. When you join IBM, you'll partner with our clients, and leverage these capabilities to deliver real business value.
As a member of the world's leading and largest consulting organization, you'll tap into resources that only a global leader like IBM can provide: access to a vast and diverse network of talented professionals; enjoy unparalleled career opportunities; be provided with ongoing training and education that you'll need to succeed; and work on some of the most interesting projects on the planet, helping everyone from organizations to local governments, work smarter.