Data Analyst : 18-03897

Foster City, CA 94404-2775

Posted: 11/01/2018 Job Category: Business Intelligence & Data Warehousing Job Number: 11316308
  Women Back to Work (WBW) candidates will also be considered for this position.

Akraya is looking for a Data Analyst for one of our clients. If the job description below is a fit, please apply directly or call Shabana at 408-907-2246. 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: Data Analysis, SAS/SQL/Hadoop
Duration: 1 Year Contract
Contract Type: W2 only
 
Must have Skills:  
  • 5-8 years experience with Data Analysis in SAS or SQL or Hadoop (Hadoop or SQL is preference).
  • Degree in statistics / experience performing various analysis such as (customer segmentation, regression analysis, time series, CRM modeling, attrition modeling)
  • Candidates need to do both the data extraction and analysis
 
Responsibilities:
  • Assist in scoping and designing analytic projects and solutions. Contribute to brainstorming sessions.
  • Execute analytic projects ranging from small to large either individually or as part of a project team
  • Research industry metrics and business context and bring this context to bear in analyses
  • Extract actionable business insights from the data and build deliverables that clearly communicate the findings and recommendations
  • Perform other tasks on R&D, data governance, system infrastructure, analytics tool evaluation, and other cross team functions, on an as-needed basis
 
Technical Skills:
  • Extensive experience with SQL for extracting and aggregating data
  • Real world experience using Hadoop and the related query engines (Hive / Impala) is a plus.
  • Some proficiency with SAS as a statistical package is also highly desirable
  • Familiarity or experience with data mining and statistical modeling (e.G., regression modeling, clustering techniques, decision trees, etc.) is very helpful
  • High level of competence in Excel and PowerPoint
  • Experience with data visualization and business intelligence tools like Tableau, Microstrategy, or other programs
  • Experience programming in Python and Spark is a plus
 
Experience:
  • Minimum of 5 years of recent experience (with no gaps) applying statistical solutions to business problems in relevant fields such as analytics, business consulting, KPI management or other data-driven functions
  • Experience in global solutions and/or data spanning multiple countries highly desired
  • Bachelor' s degree in quantitative field such as Statistics, Operational Research, Computer Science, Economics, etc.
  • Post graduate degree or MBA with strong technical experiences strongly preferred
  • Analytics experience in credit cards, financial services, or merchant analytics (such as retail, hotels or airlines) is helpful
  • Experience in setting business goals/KPI' s and tracking business performance is preferred

        Please apply directly with your updated resume or call Shabana at: 408-907-2246

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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