Business Analyst : 19-02389

Seattle, WA 98121

Posted: 05/21/2019 Job Category: Business System / Financial / Business Analyst Job Number: 12229821
Akraya is looking for a Business Analyst for one of our leading clients. We can’t tell you much about the company until you apply but you will play a key role on a team that is working on vital, innovative projects. This is a collaborative workplace where original thinking is welcomed and encouraged. To be considered, please apply directly or call Randhir at 408-907-2970. If this position is not quite what you’re looking for, visit and submit a copy of your resume. We will get to work finding you a job that is a better match at one of our many amazing clients.

Primary Skills: Business/Data Analysis, Reporting, Visualization, HR
Duration: 3+ Months, possible extension
Contract Type: W2 only

  • Work with business owners to understand analytics requirements and develop solutions.
  • Responsible for pulling, cleaning, analyzing, and dashboarding internal community data while looking for ways to streamline, standardize, and automate these reports.
  • Perform data-mining and analysis using tools such as Oracle HRBI, MS Excel, SQL, Tableau, and Amazon Redshift.
  • Manage data projects from beginning to end including, but not limited to: scoping requirements, collaboratively developing a methodology, executing data gathering and analysis, documenting your approach, and assessing what worked well and what did not.
  • Prioritize assignments to complete work in a timely manner and deliver results in a fast paced environment.
Required Skills:
  • 3+ years of prior work experience in a business analyst, data analyst, or business intelligence analyst role.
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience.
  • Experience developing data visualizations using tools such as Tableau, D3, QuickSight.
  • Experience developing requirements and formulating business metrics for reporting.
  • Advanced Microsoft Office skills, particularly Excel and analytical platforms.
  • Proficient SQL skills.
  • Experience in an analytical role with the ability to interpret data, analyse results using statistical techniques to identify trends or patterns in complex data sets, and provide ongoing reports.
  • Able to communicate complex messages and outputs from their analysis in a confident and ‘simple way’, and the ability to train others in technical/analysis skills.
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to collect, organize, analyse, and disseminate significant amounts of information with attention to detail and accuracy.
Preferred Skills
  • Bachelors degree in Mathematics, Statistics, or other quantitative fields.
  • Knowledge of statistics and experience using statistical packages for analyzing datasets (Excel, R, Python etc.)
  • Experience in HR Operations, Recruitment, Staffing, Payroll, etc.
  • Analytical mind set and ability to see the big picture and influence others.
 Please apply directly with your updated resume or call Randhir at 408-907-2970

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 to search through all of our current openings or to submit your resume to our recruiting team.

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