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Business Analyst (Data Projects)

  • Location: Atlanta, 30318
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 18 days ago

Position: Business Analyst (Data Projects)
Location: Atlanta, GA 30318 – Remote
Term: 7 months
Day-to-Day Responsibilities:
  • Focus heavily on reporting, data integrations, and other data-related projects.
  • Gather requirements both from stakeholders and from own analysis of existing reports to meet new needs and introduce improvements.
  • Identify data sources and criteria needed, document specs for developers, test the output, and ensure user acceptance.
  • Extensive use of SQL is expected throughout this process.
  • Prioritize tasks and coordinate the work of the development team.
  • Collect and prioritize requests for reports, integrations, and other data needs
  • Work closely with stakeholders to understand the business process and turn vague one-liner requests into detailed, testable requirements that meet business needs.
  • Identify and document data sources, criteria, and data mapping.
  • Use SQL to explore, extract, and analyze data to support and test requirements.
  • Write report and data feed specifications for BI and ETL Developers.
  • Organize tasks for the development team and coordinate development, testing, and deploy.
  • Communicate prioritization and progress on requests to stakeholders.
  • Test reports and data feeds hands-on, as well as lead stakeholders through UAT.
  • Design reports/dashboard layouts to present data in a clean, consumable, and insightful format.
  • Audit existing reports and propose improvements for findability of data.
  • Assist customers with ad-hoc reporting needs.
Is this a good fit? (Requirements):
  • 4 years’ of experience and above average analytical and conceptual thinking, resourceful problem-solving.
  • 4 years’ of experience and/or quick grasp of new information and ability to lead stakeholders to articulate core hidden needs.
  • 4 years’ of experience in writing complex queries with multiple table joins, subqueries, and effective-dated data and strong SQL skills.
  • 4 years’ of experience in communicating with all levels of the organization in a clear and concise manner using non-technical language.
  • 4 years’ of experience and/or great organizational skills for own work and prioritization and coordination of team activities.
  • 4 years’ of experience and/or excellent documentation skills and attention to detail.
  • 4 years’ of experience working with HR data and processes.
  • 4 years’ of experience and/or eye for aesthetics and usability in report design.
  • 4 years’ of experience with Microsoft Excel. (formulas, charts, pivot tables)
Even better if you have:
  • 4 years’ of experience with PeopleSoft HCM data.

Candidates will be responsible for following the client's COVID-19 protocols. Please refer to your MATRIX representative for specifics.

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