PeopleSoft Jobs - Data Analyst, 18226

Location Atlanta, GA
Date Posted November 11, 2020
Category Default
Job Type Contractor


***Only US Citizens will be considered for this position. Local candidates strongly preferred***


Job Responsibilities:

• Analyze large volumes of complex data that requires consideration of multiple factors to interpret the information

• Work closely with stakeholders to understand the business process and turn vague one-liner requests into detailed, testable requirements that meet the business needs

• Propose and implement analytics solutions to support business needs and data-driven decisions

• Support new system implementation projects, including data feeds, data design, and mapping

• Identify and document data sources, criteria, and data mapping

• Develop subject matter expertise and understand dependencies between source systems

• Use SQL to explore, extract, and analyze data, including historical data

• Assess data quality and completeness and implement solutions to ensure accurate reporting

• Propose solutions to collect new data points to support metrics and identify trends

• Design reports/dashboard layouts to present data in a clean, consumable, and insightful format

• Write report and data feed specifications for BI, ETL, and Webservices Developers

• Receive and prioritize requests for reports

• Assist customers with ad-hoc reporting needs

• Audit existing reports and propose improvements for findability of data

• Serve as a resource to Business Analysts and Developers for data-related needs

• Support development of other team members' data analysis skills though knowledge share


Education and Experience (required)

• Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Statistics, Business, Finance, or related field

• 3-4 years performing data analysis

• 3-4 years as a business analyst (working with stakeholders on requirements and business process)

• 2-3 years of experience writing complex SQL queries


Qualifications (required)

• Above average analytical and conceptual thinking; resourceful problem-solving

• Fascination with data, desire to learn new concepts, finds business process and data analysis rewarding

• Expert level SQL skills; experience writing complex queries with multiple table joins, subqueries, and

  historical data

• Basic knowledge of database design principles, deep understanding of relational databases

• Familiarity with data warehouse, data mart, ETL, and webservices concepts

• Exposure to reporting tools and some hands-on experience building reports

• Advanced Excel skills (formulas, charts, pivot tables)

• Strong interpersonal skills

• Experience communicating with all levels in the organization in a clear and concise manner using non-

  technical language

• Excellent documentation skills

• Attention to detail and accuracy

• Strong experience working with HR data and processes

• Process analysis skills

• Ability to lead others to articulate requirements and uncover hidden needs

• Familiarity with SDLC

• Experience managing multiple requests and projects

• Adaptability to changing requests and priorities


Additional Qualifications (preferred)

• Experience with PeopleSoft HCM data

• Eye for aesthetics and usability in report design

• Data visualization experience, such as dashboards

• Familiarity with statistical methods

• Predictive analytics/forecasting experience

• 1-2 years of BI experience working with Cognos, Tableau, or similar BI suites

• Strong presentation skills