Federal Reserve Bank Data Analyst in Dallas, Texas
The data analyst is responsible for the acquisition, assessment, modelling, enrichment, and preparation of data assets for moderate complexity projects. The activities and data will be for multiple purposes across the organization. The data analyst may work with business team to build the data research and analytics to report the results in a business context. Ability to work under general direction and with a clear framework of accountability with substantial autonomy.
Profiles data and specifies data quality rules to cleanse data.
Performs analysis on data and access patterns to determine constraints.
Locates data sets and prepares data or defines the specifications to prepare data from multiple sources: scripting, database management and queries.
Facilitate the execution of multiple implementations of small to mid-size scope and moderate complexity.
Provides data mappings requirements, user interface specifications, processing logic as per business requirements to the Developer.
Ability to communicate written and oral clearly to all levels of stakeholders (Developers, Architects, Customer).
Understand and reuse descriptive models.
Tests deliverables from a data standpoint which results from development efforts.
Minimum of 5 years of experience with writing SQL queries and profiling data.
Minimum of 5 years of experience in translating business requirement into dataset requirements.
Ability to quickly learn and practically apply new concepts or principles which can be confirmed by prior experiences.
Strong Business Analysis and problem solving skills.
Strong presentation and communication skills.
1-2 years of Experience with one or more BI reporting and visualization tools (Tableau, QlikView, Webfocus, Microstrategy) is a plus.
Familiarity with basic statistical analyses (descriptive statistics).
Familiarity with the business concepts and questions motivating the analysis.
/Key Competencies/ In addition to the above requirements, candidates will be measured against the following competencies: Action Oriented: Enjoys working hard; is action oriented and full of energy for the things that he/she sees as challenging; seizes opportunities when they arise. Approachability: Is easy to approach and talk to; spends the extra effort to put others at ease; builds rapport well; is a good listener; is sensitive to and patient with the interpersonal anxieties of others. Learning on the Fly: Learns quickly when facing new problems; a relentless and versatile learner; open to change; quickly grasps the essence and the underlying structure. Technical Learning: Is good at learning new industry, company, product, or technical knowledge as well as business skills. Team Oriented: Is a good team player and not just as a sole contributor. Presentation Skills: Is effective in a variety of formal presentation settings; is effective both inside and outside the organization, on both cool data and hot and controversial topics. Written Communications: Is able to write clearly and succinctly in a variety of communication settings and styles; can get messages across that have the desired effect. Comfort Around Management: Can deal comfortably with senior executives; can present bad news to top management without undue tension and nervousness; understands how top executives think and process; can craft approaches likely to be seen as appropriate and positive.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE - Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering or Management Information Systems is required. - Certified Business Intelligence Professional (CBIP) or equivalent certification a plus. - Equivalent education and/or experience may be substituted.
WORK HOURS & CONDITIONS
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.
Up to 10% travel is possible.
1). By federal law, this position requires that candidates fall within one of the following citizenship categories: (1) U.S. citizen, (2) U.S. national, (3) U.S. permanent residents who are not yet eligible to apply for naturalization, or (4) U.S. permanent residents who have applied for naturalization within six months of being eligible to do so.
2.) This position can be filled at various levels based on candidate’s experience and departmental needs.
3.) The candidate selected will be required to pass a background and credit check.
Organization: *Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas
Title: Data Analyst
Requisition ID: 248356