RestonRecruiter Since 2001
the smart solution for Reston jobs

Sr. Data Analyst- Contract in Reston, VA

Location: Reston
Posted on: January 14, 2021

Job Description:

Modis seeks a senior data analyst for a contract job with our direct client in Reston, VA.
 
The Data Services group (DS) of our client seeks a Senior Business/Systems Analyst with strong data skills to work closely with Data Services staff; key business stakeholders, including programs and regions; and Information Technology (IT) staff to support the organization’s efforts in the areas of enterprise data management and services. The senior analyst will be a subject matter expert in key aspects of data and programs, supporting a range of the organization’s data management programs and projects.
The Senior Business/Systems Analyst must work with Data Services’ teams to communicate and engage with the business units to develop a strong understanding of their reporting, data and product needs. From this understanding, the Senior Analyst will work with the business and the technology teams to help define requirements for a project, identify data dependencies and/or relationships to develop logical and physical data models, create data flow and system activity diagrams, and write specifications for managing enterprise information. Specifications may include business rules, source to target mappings, design specifications, BI reporting specifications, and/or use cases. The Senior Analyst must also be able to work with architects, engineers and DBAs to ensure that the business and technical requirements are being met throughout the development process.
 
The Senior Analyst will also develop plans and materials to support user adoption, training and customer service. Through direct and regular contact with users from regions, programs and service units, the Senior Analyst will provide regular insight and guidance into the prioritization of enhancements for the data systems. The Senior Analyst may also coordinate change control boards for the platform in support of the platform manager.
 
The Senior Analyst will be given very complex data-related problems, and must solve them using a variety of technical and analytical skills, and be able to document and standardize the processes for solving those problems. A successful candidate will be able to generate efficiencies and mitigate risk within the data management group, through sound technical analysis, and will generate value for the business by providing solutions to their business problems.
 
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS / RESPONSIBILITIES
• Serve as a subject matter expert in multiple areas of data, and use that expertise to support multiple programs.
• Communicate with and understand business goals and requirements, and work to create data solutions that add value to the business.
• Demonstrate a strong attention to detail, high degree of initiative, and excellent documentation skills
• Support technical project managers to ensure that all aspects of the information analysis and requirements gathering process are completed with the highest degree of accuracy and quality, including the development and socialization of key project artifacts.
• Develop and participate in the review of requirements, data mappings, use cases and other artifacts and clearly communicate to both the business and technical team members the system requirements. Demonstrate the ability to define, analyze and translate functional and non-functional business requirements into activity diagrams source to target mappings, system use cases and supplemental specifications.
• Demonstrate the ability to access data (SQL), analyze data, and be able to create the logical data model for incoming data.
• Support ad hoc data requests within existing governance and security policies and best practices.
• Implement rollout plans for data and reporting tools that involves training end users and helping to secure the ongoing buy-in and use of the system. Develop key documentation, user guides and other necessary training materials.
• Support a broad base of users of the data and reporting platforms with excellent customer service and incident management skills.
• Ensure relationships with the customers and cross-team members are professional and meet management expectations.
 
Required Skills:*
•        Significant knowledge and experience in managing and executing data management initiatives, including data management, warehousing, provisioning and business intelligence.
•        5-7 years’ experience in data management of enterprise wide data.
•        Understanding of business process modeling, data provisioning modeling, entity relationship modeling and dimensional modeling.
•        Experience in project management.
•        Demonstrated ability to complete projects on time and on budget. Experience with education related data is required.
 
Strong attention to detail
•        Excellent documentation skills
•        Ability to understand business needs and translate them into technical specifications
•        Experience in developing requirements for business intelligence, master data management and functional-data projects.
•        Mastery of data management concepts and best practices, as well as an ability to become a SME in data
•        Strong ability to explain advanced data concepts to both database developers and architects, non-technical end users, and senior executives
•        Understanding of source to target documents, use case and activity diagrams and use case specifications.
 
Working knowledge of DBMS client software (MS SQL, Oracle (Toad), MySQL) is required
High proficiency in Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel, Access, and Outlook) is required
 
Preferred Skills:*
Related Skills & Other Requirements:
• Expertise in understanding and writing SQL
• Demonstrated high competency in balancing multiple projects
• Strong verbal and written communication skills
• Strong analytical and problem solving skills
• Experience in process analysis and documentation.
• Strong organizational skills
• Understanding of various issues tracking/resolution, scope estimation and scope management processes.
• Experience with Oracle Databases, Dataflux ETL and/or Cognos BI tools preferred
• Experience with IBM Rational Suite tools (e.g., ReqPro, RSM, Clearquest, and Clearcase) is preferred
 
Education/Certifications:*
Bachelor’s degree required.
 

Keywords: , Reston , Sr. Data Analyst- Contract in Reston, VA, IT / Software / Systems , Reston, Virginia

Click here to apply!

Didn't find what you're looking for? Search again!

I'm looking for
in category
within


Other IT / Software / Systems Jobs


25B Information Technology Specialist
Description: AGE REQUIREMENTS: Must be between the ages of 17 and 35 Job Description: If you've ever considered a job in IT, become an Information Technology Specialist in the Army National Guard and expand your skills (more...)
Company: Army National Guard
Location: Annapolis
Posted on: 01/19/2021

Software Defined Radio Engineer
Description: Job DescriptionJob Number: R0093722 Software Defined Radio Engineer The Challenge : Interested in providing our clients with advanced RF communications engineering services specifically designed to ensure (more...)
Company: Booz Allen Hamilton Inc.
Location: Laurel
Posted on: 01/19/2021

Informatica Developer- w/ Java
Description: Informatica ETL Developer- w Java Informatica ETL Developer with Java coding skills is needed to fine-tune and improve a variety of sophisticated software implementation projects for a Dynamic company. (more...)
Company: Lorien
Location: Owings Mills
Posted on: 01/19/2021


Front End Developer
Description: Ref ID: 02000-0011615508Classification: Front End DeveloperCompensation: 90000.00 to 100000.00 yearlyIn this role, you will have the ability to work remotely while supporting the Software Development (more...)
Company: Robert Half
Location: Baltimore
Posted on: 01/19/2021

Developer Advisor
Description: US08G12T Diverse Tech Staffing is assisting our client in Baltimore, MD in their search for a Developer Advisor for a contract position in a Government/Medical environment. The contract is expected to (more...)
Company: Diverse Tech Staffing
Location: Baltimore
Posted on: 01/19/2021

Javascript Developer
Description: FullStack Vue.JS Developer Location: Sterling, VA Duration: 6 Months Remote Options Available Candidates MUST be located
Company: CBTS
Location: Baltimore
Posted on: 01/19/2021

Systems Administrator
Description: Quadrint is a fast-growing, Information Technology consulting company in the public sector that has been named to--The Washington Post's Top Workplaces for the past four years We pride ourselves in--our (more...)
Company: Monster
Location: Laurel
Posted on: 01/19/2021

Field Service Technician
Description: Edge Biomedical is looking for a highly motivated Biomedical Equipment Technician BMET for Field Service work in the Baltimore Region We are looking for a person that enjoys different projects and working (more...)
Company: Edge Biomed
Location: Baltimore
Posted on: 01/19/2021

Information Technology Field Technician
Description: Enhanced Computing Solutions is looking for a Field Service Technician to join our team. The Field Service Technician will be based out of our Towson office and is responsible for providing on-site client (more...)
Company: Enhanced Computing Solutions
Location: White Marsh
Posted on: 01/19/2021

In-Home Usage Tester (Product Tester at Home)
Description: IN-HOME USAGE TESTER Product Tester at Home Part-time Presently we're recruiting Product Testers from home in several US cities to expand our private network of In-Home Usage Testers IHUT to fulfill (more...)
Company: American Consumer Panels
Location: Laurel
Posted on: 01/19/2021

Log In or Create An Account

Get the latest Virginia jobs by following @recnetVA on Twitter!

Reston RSS job feeds