Data Analyst

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Software Guidance & Assistance
Software, Analyst, Business Objects, Microsoft Access, SQL, Oracle
Contract W2, Contract Corp-To-Corp, C2H Corp-To-Corp, C2H Independent, C2H W2, Contract Independent

Job Description

Software Guidance & Assistance, Inc., (SGA), is searching for a Data Analyst for a Contract assignment with one of our premier Financial Services clients in New York, NY.

Responsibilities :
  • Lead and execute planning and architecture initiatives for data related projects and implementations with a heavy emphasis on business intelligence and data visualization tools and techniques;
  • Organize resources to effectively manage multiple projects simultaneously and meet established deadlines;
  • Execute day-to-day activities to ensure that project deliverables are completed on time according to projects plans;
  • Interact closely on projects with other staff within the Corporate Group, and the Bank's Technology Services Group;
  • Provide technical and data leadership to projects, advising project teams and assisting with resolution of technical issues and challenges;
  • Mentor staff in "best practices " for the development of business intelligence \ data visualization solutions and reports;
  • Contribute to data solution architecture;
  • Work with various customers within the Corporate Group to understand and translate business data use cases and/or requirements into data models, analytics reports and scenario models;
  • Adopt and communicate new concepts, ideas, techniques, and best practices;
  • Assist with development of data base designs as well as development of solutions reporting and BI solutions;
  • Play the business lead role as well as that of an independent business data architect to meet business needs;
  • Assist with development of logical and physical data base designs as well as development of solutions reporting and BI solutions;
  • Work on ad hoc requests for data solutions from senior management and the user community at large; Coordinate responses to committees' requests and surveys regarding business data activities and needs;

Required Skills:
  • Bachelors degree or equivalent work experience;
  • Excellent project planning and analytical skills, including the ability to plan and coordinate fast paced data delivery;
  • Experience with maintaining end to end data architectures including logical, access, and physical data modeling, as well as experience with aligning the data model with presentation requirements, explicit and implied;
  • Strong access modeling/query skills leaning towards the data modeling practice;
  • Experience with normalized and dimensional data modeling techniques;
  • Hands-on technical experience using data warehouse, business intelligence and analytics products (e.g., Business Objects, Tableau);
  • Working knowledge of a BI/report development tool (e.g., Tableau and Business Objects) and proficiency in integrating database (Microsoft Access, and other tools, from existing SQL Server and Oracle databases) into reporting systems;
  • Familiarity with different database architectures (e.g., shared everything, shared nothing) and be able to recommend solutions;
  • Familiarity with financial, accounting, procurement, and facilities concepts and data a big plus;
  • Experience with data analysis and mapping;
  • Expertise in the creation and usage of metadata;
  • Strong oral and written communication skills, with the ability to effectively communicate with both technical and non-technical audiences at all levels within technical and business organizations.


Company Information

Founded in 1981, Software Guidance & Assistance, Inc. is a privately-held, Certified Women’s Business Enterprise with over 30 years experience providing IT staffing to our diverse portfolio of clients across all industries with a strong presence in finance, insurance, utilities, and government vertificals.
Dice Id : sgainc
Position Id : 20-01938
Originally Posted : 1 month ago

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