Sr. Data Analyst

  • eXcell,
  • San Jose, CA
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Contract W2, Contract Independent
Work from home not available Travel not required

Job Description

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The Senior Data Analyst applies a broad knowledge of principles, practices, and procedures to complete highly complex assignments, where the requirements and outcomes are unfamiliar or unknown. The Senior Data Analyst works on multiple data and analytics projects and program execution; defines the requirements for analysis within multiple business area or enterprise-wide; and works as a team member, a technical project lead, or a data analyst advisor.

Typical Tasks:
  • Works with Senior Leadership to determine data analytic organizational goals
  • Works with Data Scientists to identify and reveal trends, patterns, and relationships in data to provide guidance for Senior Leadership decision-making processes
  • Provides expertise in determining the right type of analytics or statistics to apply to data sets collected and utilized by the customer
  • Provides input on data governance policy creation
  • Collaborates with data governance board members to receive and understand policy directives
  • Develops standards and best practice procedures for data validation, analysis, and presentation
  • Creates and implements techniques for data collection, accuracy, and management
  • Provides data analysis coaching to team members
  • Maintains up-to-date knowledge of regulatory requirements and industry best practices as it relates to data stewardship
  • Trains users on data structure and meaning within analytics platforms to enable self-service reporting
  • Triages data-related issues around quality and analytical production
  • Pinpoints trends, correlations, and patterns in complicated data sets
  • Documents and maintains all data management procedures and specifications;
  • Provides guidance to data stewards in the range of stewardship activities and best practices
  • Identifies opportunities to increase data quality, including automation and data entry procedural training
  • Catalogs existing data sources
  • Monitors and provides status reports on data lifecycle and analytical workflow processes
  • Queries and profiles data to determine conformance to standards and fit for purpose
  • Classifies and organizes data for ease of use and access control purposes
  • Works with open datasets, including populating and extracting data from internal and public open datasets
  • Creates data visualizations and reports using presentation layer tools
  • Extracts and manages multiple sets of data from various databases and sources, bringing together data from several channels for comparative analysis
  • Mines and analyzes data using standard statistical tools and techniques
  • Reviews and validates data for accuracy; performs data cleansing as needed
  • Documents and maintains record of all data management activities
  • May be assigned as a Disaster Service Worker, as required
  • Performs other related duties, as required
  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college in Computer Science, Information Technology, Mathematics, Statistics, or Engineering
  • and
  • Six (6) years of work experience directly related to data analysis or statistical analysis
  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college,
  • and
  • Eight (8) years of work experience directly related to data analysis or statistical analysis
Knowledge of:
  • Advanced analytics and statistical models to identify trends, patterns, and relationships
  • Techniques for data collection and management
  • Principles of leadership and team coaching
  • Government programs regulations, requirements, and best practices
  • Data stewardship regulatory requirements and industry best practices
  • Trends, correlations, and patterns in data sets
  • Methods to increase data quality
  • Spreadsheets and databases, such as MS Access
  • Relational databases, NoSQL databases, data extraction, querying, and scripting
  • Scripting and coding to automate and monitor data management processes
  • Data visualizations and reporting tools to present information to a variety of audiences using presentation layer tools
  • Extracting and managing multiple sets of data from various databases and sources, bringing together data from several channels for comparative analysis
  • Initial data exploration steps (binning, pivoting, summarizing and finding correlations, for example)
  • Standard statistical tools and techniques
For positions assigned to the healthcare vertical, the following knowledge is required:
  • Specific data handling requirements for patient identifiable information and protected health information
  • Healthcare data standards, taxonomies, and reference data coding systems (i.e. ICD 10, CPT, SNOMED-CT, etc.)
  • EPIC Certification in appropriate functional area, or ability to become certified within 6 months
  • Healthcare integration technologies and techniques (HL7 v2 or higher, EDI, etc.)
  • EPIC data warehousing and reporting environments (Caboodle, Clarity, Business Objects, etc.)
Ability to:
  • Work collaboratively with all levels of management, customers and staff
  • Provide effective leadership for team members
  • Triage code problems
  • Implement statistical modes to identify trends, correlations, and patterns in data sets
  • Increase data quality
  • Catalog data sources
  • Maintain, design, and create relational databases and data systems
  • Design reporting dashboards
  • Use presentations tools
  • Manage multiple sets of data
  • Mines and analyze data
  • Perform data cleansing
  • Document and maintain records
Special Requirements:
  • Possession of a valid CA Driver's License prior to appointment
  • Ability to qualify for and maintain a county driver authorization
  • Depending on the position, other related certifications may be required or desirable

We will consider for employment all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, arrest, and conviction records in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws. This includes the City of Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance as well as the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

W2 only, no Corp to Corp. We are unable to sponsor H1B visas at this time. **eXcell Supports Equal Employment Opportunity** eXcell , a division of CompuCom Systems, Inc., a global company headquartered in Bellevue, Washington, provides IT staffing services and solutions to Fortune 1000 companies as well as small and medium business. For more information, visit

Posted By

Connie Graham

Company Information

eXcell™ started out as Excell Data back in 1991 in Bellevue, Washington and rapidly grew as a privately held IT professional services firm. We were acquired by CompuCom in 2001. Our culture is passionate, collaborative and results-oriented. We pride ourselves on our long standing customer and associate relationships which have been the foundation of our continued success.
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Position Id : 19-01141