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DATE ADDED: Wed 20/11/2019

Data Analyst

Newark, NJ, US


JOB TYPE: Permanent, FullTime

Data Analyst

Job Type:Right To Hire

Job Location:Newark


Job Description:

Job Summary

+ The Analyst will act as part of Data Service Governance team that is responsible for ensuring our Enterprise Data Hub can be the company's single source of truth. The successful candidate will be able to raise data quality and performance levels of our platform, provide a high level of data quality awareness across the organization, proactively improve the quality of corporate reporting, and evaluate and identify system enhancement are required.

+ The Analyst will also conduct detailed research and work with IT and business subject matter experts to gather knowledge and assist with the creation of enterprise application strategy, policies, and standards.

+ The ideal candidate is adept at using large data sets to find opportunities for product and process optimization and using models to test the effectiveness of different courses of action.

+ They must have strong experience using a variety of data mining/data analysis methods, using a variety of data tools, building and implementing models, using/creating algorithms and creating/running simulations.

+ They must have a proven ability to drive business results with their data-based insights.

+ They must be comfortable working with a wide range of stakeholders and functional teams.

+ The right candidate will have a passion for discovering solutions hidden in large data sets and working with stakeholders to improve business outcomes.


+ Develop complex data processing and data reporting solutions

+ Develop, troubleshoot and enhance Cognos cubes and reports

+ Development of Dashboard and Analytical reporting solutions using RDBMS and other data Analytics technologies

+ Expert in development of Tableau reports

+ Work with stakeholders throughout the organization to identify opportunities for leveraging company data to drive business solutions.

+ Mine and analyze data from company databases to drive optimization and improvement of product development, marketing techniques and business strategies.

+ Assess the effectiveness and accuracy of new data sources and data gathering techniques.

+ Develop custom data models and algorithms to apply to data sets.

+ Use predictive modeling to increase and optimize customer experiences, revenue generation, ad targeting and other business outcomes.

+ Coordinate with different functional teams to implement models and monitor outcomes.

+ Develop processes and tools to monitor and analyze model performance and data accuracy.

+ Database design, model and development for enterprise reporting database

+ Investigates and corrects software defects and analyzes and maintains data quality

+ Prepare comprehensive documentation

Qualifications Required

+ 5-7 years of experience manipulating data sets and building statistical models, has a Bachelor's or Master's degree in Statistics, Mathematics, Computer Science or another quantitative field, and is familiar with the following software/tools:

o Experience visualizing/presenting data for stakeholders using: Tableau, Cognos, Power BI, etc.

+ Strong problem solving skills with an emphasis on product development.

+ Hands on experience with SQL query development, using analytical functions

+ Experience working with and creating data architectures.

+ Knowledge of a variety of machine learning techniques (clustering, decision tree learning, artificial neural networks, etc.) and their real-world advantages/drawbacks.

+ Knowledge of advanced statistical techniques and concepts (regression, properties of distributions, statistical tests and proper usage, etc.) and experience with applications.

+ Excellent written and verbal communication skills for coordinating across teams.

+ Must be able to understand relationships of modeling to governance

Please submit your resume for consideration. Once submitted, feel free to contact Dipal at #removed# for additional information.

Approx. Duration: 6-8 months/RTH

About Hired By Matrix

Hired by Matrix, Inc. founded in 1986, is a certified Woman-Owned Business Enterprise (WBE) dedicated to providing the highest quality of job opportunities to our candidates and staffing services to our clients. We are a full service staffing firm with experience recruiting and delivering for IT, Accounting & Finance, Administrative & Clerical, Clinical & Scientific, and Marketing disciplines. Our long history in the staffing industry and dedication to excellence are the key differentiators that have fueled our success for over 30 years.

Hired by Matrix offers our contract professionals competitive salaries, benefits after 60 days and a 401k option after one year.Equal Opportunity EmployerWBENC CertifiedWOSB Certified*CEO Sharon Olzerowicz serves on the WBENC Board and is a long-standing member of the Forum Governing Group.

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