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Business Data Analyst

  • Location: The Woodlands, 77380
  • Salary: $82000 - $87000 / year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 2 months ago

Large banking company based in Northwest Houston, TX is hiring a Business Data Analyst for a permanent position on their Data Management team. Must live in the Houston area and will work onsite for the first month of employment.  After the first month, will settle into a hybrid work schedule with 1-2 days a month onsite.  Further out in the future, it's possible that onsite requirements will increase to 2-3 days per week.  Candidate must be a US Citizen, Green Card or have other employment authorization that doesn't require Visa sponsorship, now or in the future.  Up to 10% travel in the U.S. is expected in this role.

In this role as a Business Data Analyst, you will be responsible for maximizing the benefit of technology investments by planning, designing, and coordinating the implementation of data driven solutions within the organization. This position provides leadership in data architecture for reporting platforms and ETL processes. Additional key responsibilities include:
  • Collaborates with decision makers, system owners, and business owners to define business requirements, analyze data to develop data solutions.
  • Gathers and analyzes data in support of business cases, proposed projects, and system requirements; develops solutions strategies and prepares reports of findings and recommended actions.
  • Leads process improvement efforts by documenting current processes and analyzing the effectiveness and efficiency of existing systems and processes.
  • Manages projects through implementation coordinating approvals, programming, and testing.
  • Reviews change control and system enhancement requests; communicates systems changes and provides training documentation to end users.
  • Provides support for executing quality control practices and procedures, assisting end users in processes and researching and troubleshooting system issues.
  • Performs other job-related duties or special projects as assigned.
  • Strong data analysis and mapping skills with intermediate proficiency in Microsoft database and reporting technologies and tools including Office, SharePoint, SQL Server Integration and Reporting Services and Management Studio, Visual Studio, System Center Service Manager, and Team Foundation Server.
  • Working knowledge of relational database design and structures; basic programming and scripting (Transact-SQL, .NET languages, Python, JSON).
  • Proven ability to prioritize and manage workload in a high-pressure environment and to instill a sense of urgency in others as necessary to meet deadlines
  • Excellent customer service skills with the ability to effectively identify and develop solutions for business needs.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work independently while supporting a team environment.
  • Excellent process and project management skills.
  • Strategic and problem-solving mindset with developed analytical abilities and organizational skills.
  • Exceptional verbal communication and technical writing skills with an ability to effectively interact with and convey information to people who possess varying levels of understanding on applicable topics.
  • 3-5 years’ experience with the analysis and implementation of software and hardware solutions systems or products required.
  • 3+ years’ experience documenting reporting and ETL/ELT integration processes required.
  • 3+ years’ experience in Agile development required.
  • 1+ years’ experience with SQL server and T-SQL required.
  • Banking or financial services industry experience preferred.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Computer Science, Management Information Systems or related field preferred.