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Business Data Analyst

  • Location: Jersey City, 07310
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 26 days ago

Grow your career as a Business Data Analyst with an innovative global bank in Jersey City, NJ. Long-term contract with excellent growth potential. Will be required to work onsite 2-3 days per week.
Metadata Management
  • Lead onboarding of data providers onto the Data Highway platform.
  • Act as a Single Point of Contact (SPOC) for set of applications that are either new or existing on Data Highway platform.
  • Manage the complete onboarding process (end to end) of data dictionaries and related datasets related to the assigned applications.
  • Develop a subject matter expertise on the data dictionaries, datasets and relationships between different datasets for the assigned applications.
  • Ensure the data quality of data dictionaries and underlying datasets for the assigned applications. This will include working actively with data providers in resolving any conflicts, issues pertaining to data dictionaries, datasets available on Data Highway for the assigned applications.
System Analysis
  • Develop deep functional knowledge on Data Highway suite of applications i.e.: Catalog Browser, Meta-Manager, KaaS Integration module, Data Highway APIs, Data Highway’s Privacy suite Automated Metadata Crawler.
  • Lead and drive the system improvements across the Data Highway’s suite of applications.
  • Develop detailed functional solution for the proposed enhancements and work with technology partners from implementation purposes.
  • Develop detailed understanding of underlying data model for each of the above-mentioned applications.
  • Work with UX/UI designers in case of any user interface related requirements.
  • Develop and execute test cases pertaining to enhancements.
  • Manage backlog of enhancements for the assigned module/sub-module within an application.
  • Work diligently on resolving any production issues reported by business users.
  • Coordinate with end users during UAT execution and work with development team to resolve any open issues in timely manner.
  • Work with release management team to ensure all the planned items are released as per release plan.
User Engagement and Operational Process Improvement
  • Engage users at all levels i.e., data providers, business users, stake-holders.
  • Conduct user trainings, demos on Data Highway suite of applications as in when required.
  • Actively seek user feedback on the features they use with the goal of getting a sense on any user experience issue, potential enhancements/improvements.
  • Provide weekly updates to Internal Team on the application onboardings, system improvements BA is responsible for.
  • Provide monthly updates to senior management team on the current state of their assigned applications, enhancements/improvements.
  • Strive to make the overall process more efficient either by proposing any potential automations or building new capabilities within the Data Highway suite of applications.
  • Bachelor Degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, Data Science. Master’s Degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, Data Science is nice to have.
  • 6-10 years of experience.
  • Proven experience in a technical BA position.
  • Practical experience in both reading and documenting functional requirements.
  • Solid SQL knowledge. Comfortable writing complex SQL queries for analysis purposes on daily basis.
  • Data modeling knowledge. Comfortable in understanding data model either via an ER diagram or reading through data dictionaries.
  • Good Excel knowledge. Comfortable performing VLOOKUPs, creating pivot tables.
  • Enterprise data governance experience specially around creating/maintaining data catalog, data dictionaries, identifying data lineage across multiple applications.
  • Past experience with Collibra and/or Solidatus.
  • Subject matter expertise in one or more functional areas in the banking sector.
  • Understanding of Agile software development methodologies.
  • Prior development experience helpful but not necessary.
  • Experience with large-scale datasets and/or transactional data.
  • Prior experience working with APIs, and/or Kafka data streaming.
  • Prior experience with reconciliation and data quality reporting.
About our client
Our client stands as one of the worlds most renowned global banks and trusted brand with over 200 years of continuously evolving financial services. Its teams provide unique insights to more than 200 million clients and enable progress all over the world. While growing your career, you will work alongside some of the smartest minds in the industry who are excited to share their knowledge and to learn from you.

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

About Us

At MATRIX, we expertly match talented professionals with job opportunities to elevate careers. Since 1983, we have placed thousands of professionals at innovative clients across every industry ranging from small startups to Fortune 50 companies. It’s why we’re consistently in the top 25 of all U.S. IT staffing firms and why our consultants rate us well above the industry average, earning us ClearlyRated's Best of Staffing awards year after year. People come to us for a job, and stay with us because of our top-notch consultant care.

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