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Data Analyst

  • Location: Plano, TX, 75024
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 21 days ago

Terrific 6+ months contract in Plano, TX for a Data Analyst. Will assist with data design project including Data Access, Enablement, Quality and Monitoring data for an enterprise-wide data repository.

Responsibilities include:
Data Access requests
•    Analyzing requests for data access to ensure completeness/accuracy of request
•    Work with requestor to elicit details needed for Data Steward review/approval
•    Recommend new/modified tables/databases that are the best option to fulfill access requests for Data Steward review/approval

Data Enablement Framework
•    Ensure data follows naming standards and format guidelines for ingestion and distribution (Enterprise Information Catalog)
•    Create/maintain metadata/data dictionary/data descriptions (Meta Data Manager)

Data Quality
•    Assist in the creation of data quality rules by researching and documenting transformation/enrichment logic in existing data warehouses/marts (Analyst)
•    Review and validate data quality rules against documented business logic (Data Quality)
•    Validate Data Quality is accurately reflected in visualization/analytics tools (Data Quality Dashboard)

Project Support
•    Recommend new functionality/best practices to support project requirements for Data Steward review/consideration
•    Assist Data Steward in review of Data Design Document 
•    Represent in project working meetings as an augmentation of Data Stewards staff
•    Aide in drafting communication in support of project deliverables and timelines
•    Assist in coordinating across groups to ensure strategy is understood
•    Respectfully challenge deviations from enterprise standards, and suggest alternatives to support project needs

Kaizen Opportunities
•    Proactively identify opportunities to increase the volume of useful data
•    Monitor the velocity of data to ensure growth is sustainable
•    Help document the variety of data and ensure mastering is successful
•    Increase veracity (trustworthiness) of data by suggesting opportunities for improvement
•    Promote the value of data by suggesting, creating, and supporting innovation activities  

Data Marketplace Content Management
•    Create product descriptions and mock sample data for new products
•    Manage and curate existing content for accuracy
•    Work with Product Owners to identify new product onboarding opportunities
•    Ensure the Data Access Request process is optimized to facilitate access provisioning

•    5+ years of experience working with enterprise-wide Data projects.
•    Strongly prefer automotive industry experience.
•    Experience working on legacy systems (mainframes, IMS, DB2), traditional Oracle platforms, and Big data/Hive tables.
•    Experience migrating to S3 buckets on AWS.
•    Understanding of business processes, taxonomy
•    Experience with Business glossary – Axon/Informatica toolset is beneficial
•    Able to search and query databases and understand data structure.
•    Ability to present fact-based recommendations in a clear, logical, and concise way; “tell a story” with data.
•    Ability to analyze, organize, and integrate large amounts of complex data into clear and concise presentations and status reports.
•    Critical thinking and conceptual problem-solving abilities with a strong attention to detail.
•    Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Excel, etc.).
•    Great communication and interpersonal skills, with demonstrated ability to develop and manage cross-functional relationships.
•    Able to work with Business stakeholders to help them understand technology and translate technical deliverables to fit business need.
•    Excellent oral and written communication skills.

If this is a good fit, Apply now!