Data Analyst in Orlando, FL at Vaco

Date Posted: 5/13/2022

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Job Overview:
Work cross-functionally to support project life cycles, ad-hoc analysis, creation of thorough documentation and training, and future proofing the reporting experience. Lead as Power BI subject matter expert by utilizing the tool for analytics and for designing and developing visually compelling data narratives.

Essential Functions:

Employees performing in this job function may perform some or all the duties. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.
* Design and develop effective reports that include a variety of data visualization methods to tell a compelling data story, using Power BI;
* Facilitate discussions with business users to surface and prioritize issues, requirements, and solutions;
* Provide reporting and BI subject matter expertise, support, and training to the business to enhance teams' skills and achieve, over time, increased self-sufficiency on their side in using basic and intermediate reporting and BI capabilities;
* Ensure that reporting and business intelligence operational reports are working, updated timely, and down time is communicated and minimized;
* Support the documentation of data and BI tools (user guides, models, metadata, etc.);
* Perform complex data analysis using multiple data sets and ensure data quality controls are in place;
* Perform complex data analysis to extract helpful insights and develop recommendations;
* Translate raw reporting data into easy-to-read format for decision makers, ensure that data is presented in a simple layout for non-technical users;
* Support the deployment and training of Power BI solutions based on operational requirements;
* Work with Business Intelligence team to define and load data sources from multiple sources into data warehouse;
* Work with the leadership team to prioritize business needs;
* Derive insights from data using statistical techniques;
* Work with executives and other business leaders to support the development of KPIs to measure the effectiveness of business decisions;
* Act as the primary liaison between the business team, IT and Business Intelligence Team;
* Maintain thorough documentation of internal processes/procedures and individual projects;
* Perform other functions, duties and conduct special projects and/or research as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications Required:

* Bachelor's Degree in statistics, economics, finance, computer science, or directly related area;
* Minimum of three (3) years of experience working with large, complex data sets;
* Special training to be completed within six (6) months of hire:
o Application specific training.

Preferred Qualifications:

* Certifications in programming languages or other areas related to data analytics or statistics.

Technical Requirements:

* Basic knowledge of project management and/or database management, including diagnostics and resolution of database errors;
* Basic understanding of Power BI Direct Query storage mode;
* Familiarity with Star Schema Modeling Techniques;
* Familiarity with Power BI Data and Service security configuration;
* Hands on MS SQL Server query writing experience;
* Intermediate working knowledge of Power BI, Power Query, DAX;
* Proficiency working with a personal computer in Windows environment and utilizing word processing (MS Word, Excel, Power Point, and Outlook);
* Ability to:
o Demonstrate experience designing and developing visually compelling data narratives;
o Demonstrate applied knowledge of data mining techniques;
o Use agile development methodologies;
o Display good presentation skills;
o Manifest technical writing skills;
o Set and meet deadlines;
o Use standard office equipment (computer, fax, telephone, copier, etc.);
o Travel to all work locations including outlying branches.

Working Conditions:

This job is absent of disagreeable working conditions. This job is performed in an office work environment.

Physical Requirements:

* Constant: sitting, walking, speaking and hearing.
* Constant: typing, writing, and reading.
* Occasional: standing, reaching over head, carrying, pushing, lifting (up to 25 pounds).