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Business Analyst

SkillStorm is seeking a Business Analyst for our client in Pennington, NJ. Candidates must be able to work on SkillStorm's W2; not a C2C position. EOE, including disability/vets.

Job Description:

  • Assist business team in capturing business functional and technical requirements in agile methodology through detailed data driven decision making process.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Identifying and prioritizing technical and functional requirements
  • Define and deliver metrics, reporting platforms, dashboards, and analytical models vital for tracking and managing the business
  • Identify business challenges and initiate process improvement projects
  • Facilitate the computerization of analytics and data collection processes
  • Provide analyses for large datasets necessary for decisions using actionable insights
  • Collaborate with various stakeholder to build scalable processes and metrics
  • Responsible for carrying out complex analysis of datasets and conduct appropriate data validation
  • Responsible for gathering and cleaning of datasets across multiple data sources
  • Responsible for spotting vital insights and developing the framework of the organization’s data system
  • Provide information on analytic results to business and functional leaders using visualizations to communicate data and metrics, including data maps, leveraging Tableau, etc.
  • Candidate Requirements (Including Years): Qualifications:
  • Detailed knowledge/experience in business data analysis tasks, elicitation techniques and data requirements gathering skills.
  • Business data analyst must have proficient knowledge of Tableau, Power BI, MicroStrategy or other business Intelligence tools. They must also demonstrate advanced proficiency in Microsoft Excel (Pivot Tables, V-lookups, Macros) and PowerPoint
  • Working knowledge of programming language such as SQL, PL/SQL, and Python
  • Experience of agile processes as well documenting requirements as User Stories in JIRA
  • Business data analysts must be able to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Having analytical skills also help them define business needs and develop technical requirements, and also proffer solutions to business problems using data-driven insights
  • Have exceptional verbal communication skills to be able to explain technical concepts and procedures to non-technical users. It also enables them present their work and tailor the delivery to the capacity of the audience
  • Be responsible for the accuracy and integrity of data, so it is important that they pay deliberate attention to data input and output to ensure accuracy and validity
  • Responsible for facilitating requirements, drafting impact matrices, writing Functional Specifications, coordinating defects with the test/app dev team
  • Candidate must be able to work collaboratively with all stakeholders, executives and subject matter experts
  • The ability to work effectively in a fast paced, complex and deadline driven environment

Must Have:

  • Business data analysis, elicitation techniques and requirements gathering.
  • Programming language such as SQL, PL/SQL, and Python
  • Agile processes as well documenting requirements as User Stories in JIRA 
  • Nice to Have:
  • Identifying and prioritizing technical and functional requirements
  • Identify business challenges and initiate process improvement projects
  • Responsible for gathering and cleaning of datasets across multiple data sources
  • 2-5
  • MS SQL, MS Office, Hadoop

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