Business Analyst : 19-01085

Seattle, WA 98109

Posted: 03/07/2019 Job Category: Business System / Financial / Business Analyst Job Number: 11945020
Akraya is looking for a Business Analyst  for one of our clients. If the job description below is a fit, please apply directly or call Tarushi  at 408-816-6403.  If this position is not quite what you’ re looking for, visit akraya.Com and submit a copy of your resume. Our recruiters will get to work finding you a job that is a better match at one of our many clients.
 
Primary Skills: SQL, Tableau/ Power BI, ETL
Duration: 6+ Months
Contract: W2
 
Responsibilities:
  • Interview stakeholders to gather business requirements and translate them into data and analytic requirements for software development engineers and data engineers
  • Identify and recommend opportunities to automate systems and tools applying business intelligence
  • Write Excel VBA macros and Python scripts to produce efficiency solutions for business team according to user requirements
  • Write SQL queries and Extract-Transform-Load (ETL) jobs to calculate business metrics
  • Own the design, development, and maintenance of ongoing metrics, reports, analyses, dashboards, etc. To drive key business decisions
  • Monitor and troubleshoot operational or data issues in the data pipelines
  • Review and audit existing ETL jobs and SQL queries
  • Analyze data from many sources and present key findings to improve products, customer experience, and other business metrics
 
Required Skills:
  • Bachelor' s degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics, Finance, or equivalent work experience
  • 1+ years of relevant work experience in analytics, data engineering, business intelligence or related field
  • Proficiency in writing VBA macros in Excel
  • Experience in creating dashboards in Tableau according to multiple users' requirements
  • Experience using, writing and optimizing SQL queries in a business environment
  • Knowledge of data warehouse technical architecture, infrastructure components, schemas, ETL and reporting/analytic tools and environments
  • Strong communication and presentation skills necessary to build effective working relationships and positively influence decision making
 
Preferred Skills:
  • Graduate degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics, Finance, related technical field
  • Proficiency in coding Python scripts and/or R to streamline processes applying Microsoft Office Suite software
  • 3+ years of relevant work experience in analytics, data engineering, business intelligence or related field
  • Experience writing Functional Requirement Documents (FRDs) and Business Requirement Documents (BRDs)
  • Experience in data analytics as applied to risk analysis and compliance requirements
  • Experience in applying data analytics to logistics / transportation decision-making
  • Knowledge of Information Security key principles
  • Experience with AWS technologies including Redshift, RDS, S3, EMR    
 
Please apply directly with your updated resume or call Tarushi  at 408-816-6403
 
About Akraya
Akraya, Inc. Is an award-winning staffing firm that works with many of the leading, technology-based companies around the world. We have been ranked as one of the “ Best Staffing Firms to Temp for” by Staffing Industry Analysts on multiple occasions and are a preferred staffing vendor within numerous staffing programs. Please visit akraya.Com  to search through all of our current openings or to submit your resume to our recruiting team.
 
 
 

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