Data Analyst

Location: Los Angeles, CA

Skills: BI, IBM, Cognos, Tableau, data, database, security

Job Description

Why you want to work here:

  • Located in the heart of Los Angeles with an outstanding global reach, this culture-rich institution is an established leader in research and education.

What You Will Do

  • Act as Subject Matter Expert in projects pertaining to business intelligence and data management systems and applications
  • Work closely and communicate with technical team members (i.e. analysts and various business staff) regarding procedures and potential errors/issues
  • Translate requirements into technical specifications or source system analysis documents
  • Develop high level source to target data mappings
  • Apply design and data analysis techniques in evaluation of application systems
  • Develop queries to extract and examine data
  • Evaluate and analyze legacy and internally-developed applications
  • Analyze data in source systems, tables or reports to identify any issues
  • Present data through visualizations (i.e. infographics, charts, graphs, videos, etc). organized in actionable, digestible ways
  • Identify and define changes, provide alternatives in application and upstream/downstream systems
  • Initiate and execute initiatives to improve processes, procedures, and tools
  • Follow change management procedures and validation

What Gets You the Job?

  • 5+ years’ experience with business analysis, data analysis, report design, and project management
  • Strong understanding of data (design, modeling) and business intelligence (architecture)
  • Experience developing queries with SQL Server or Oracle databases
  • Thorough understanding of understanding of PL/SQL or T-SQL queries
  • Prior experience evaluating major systems and workstreams
  • Clear and effective communication skills (written, verbal, presentation), excellent collaboration and interpersonal ability
  • Out-of-box problem-solving and decision-making ability

Keywords: Data analysis, evaluation, business analysis, business intelligence, report design

For immediate consideration please click Apply or email resumes to:

Heather Jacobsen
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