MPN Diversity Recruiters Birmingham, AL, USA
Job Summary Title: Senior Data Analytics Analyst Employer: Client Confidential Job Type: Full-Time, Direct Hire by Client Location: Birmingham, AL This posting is for an Data Analytics Analyst, Sr. located in Birmingham, Alabama. In early 2018, the Operations & Commercial Technology team began its transformational journey, focused on the business imperatives for our company – growing nationwide renewables fleet; modernized and integrated, renewable operations and commercial optimization; efficient and scalable business processes leveraging modern technology capabilities; achieving our company's net income goals by avoiding costs and maximizing revenue. The foundation for achieving these objectives is data. Operational data, that helps us optimize the operation of our facilities. Commercial data, that supplies us insights on how best to position our assets within the markets they operate in. Data from markets, data from third parties, data that is both structured and unstructured, but data that when assembled together provides us with the information necessary to achieve a strategic advantage as a leading wholesale energy provider. Data and information that when managed effectively is easily accessible for reports, advanced analytics and increasingly data science. The Data Analytics Analyst is responsible for detailed data analysis, data modeling and requirements mapping, ETL design and development, analysis cube development and BI solution development including presentation layer delivery. The Analyst also works closely with Data Architects within the organization to ensure that new analytics solutions align with the enterprise data management strategy. This includes identification of the true source of data, reducing data redundancy and focus on increased integration of data across business units. This also includes increasing data quality, compliance, and governance. Additional responsibilities include consulting with partners on their business needs, translating business needs into analytics/reporting requirements, and interfacing with the partners and other Technology team members to build custom business intelligence solutions. The analyst can analyze and troubleshoot issues that arise within BI and analytics toolsets and the enterprise infrastructure supporting these solutions. Job Experience & Education A Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, Engineering, Math, Business or another relevant academic discipline. Four or more years of professional IT experience. Three or more years of database administration or data management experience. Experience working in a fast-paced, competitive information technology organization. Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Strong technical knowledge for designing and implementing data integration & migration, data management, data analytic & reporting solutions. Including but not limited to the following: SQL Server, Oracle, HDFS (Cloudera Hadoop), and other on-premise and cloud-based data and information management systems SSIS, APIs, Kafka, etc. SSRS, Power BI, Tableau, Excel, etc. Matlab, Python, R, etc. Have demonstrate the ability to deep dive into data to find problems or trends. Manage, organize, and clean data effectively and efficiently while reducing manual reporting and data redundancy. Highly versed in analytic methodologies and modeling. Understand the difference between data and information with the ability to articulate it through verbal and no verbal means. Use data visualization skills and tools to analyze, package, and communicate reports to the business partners. The ability to demonstrate the integration of heterogeneous data (information silos) under a single query interface. A comprehensive knowledge of software, application, data and systems engineering. Strong data modeling skills and understanding of data warehouse design techniques Ability to conduct research into emerging technologies and trends, standards, and products as required. Partner with business and technology subject matter experts to elicit and translate business requirements into technological solutions. The ability to “think big” and challenge conventional wisdom regarding technology, data, information & analytics. The ability to build a comprehensive understanding of and strategically connect the needs of multiple business areas. Excellent written and oral English communication skills with the ability to tailor communication as appropriate for the audience. Capable of building productive relationships with teammates and business partners focused on teamwork and cooperation. Excellent organization and time management skills, and capable of managing time and priorities so as to effectively respond to emerging needs and meet upcoming deadlines and commitments. Able to work in a professional environment with limited direct supervision. Strong leadership and negotiation skills with business and technical groups. A demonstrated ability to build consensus among many stakeholders. Strong understanding of application development practices and enterprise design. Exceptional analytical and problem-solving skills, often solving problems and providing solutions for business partners, but more frequently equipping them or others with the knowledge and necessary tools for self-sufficiency. Capable of identifying and implementing technical and business orientated process improvements. Familiar with modern software development, source control and change management methodologies. Strong customer service skills with the capability to manage expectations, fulfill commitments and meet project deadlines. Behavioral Attributes Opportunistic Drive - Committed to delivering technology solutions that help internal client achieve their business imperatives and driven to identify opportunities to do so within the solutions, information and data we’re stewards of. Positive Can-Do Attitude – Must be willing to take full responsibility for duties and work effectively under the pressure of deadlines and shifting priorities. Self-Starter – Able to work in a professional environment with limited direct supervision. Results-Oriented – Acts with speed and decisiveness; takes initiative does what it takes to meet commitments. Safety Focused – Accepts responsibility for the safety of yourself and co-workers. Commitment to continuous learning and improvement – Stays abreast of new technologies and techniques in the market; Looks for opportunities improve through strategy and innovation. How to Apply Please send your resume and salary requirements to Recruiting@mpnDiversityJobs.com . ***Qualified candidates only **** We offer a competitive compensation package. Equal Opportunity Employer.