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Data Analyst - (6) Month Contract Opportunity

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As a Business Data Analyst you’ll be responsible for analysis and reporting of business data, offering interpretation to monitor business performance, answer questions and inform decisions. You will use your creativity, problem solving, numerical and analytical skills to support a variety of initiatives. Success requires strong analytical, math and problem-solving skills, experience and training in applied data analytics, proficiency with data analysis software, polished communication skills and enthusiasm for mentoring others. The ideal candidate will possess a Bachelor’s degree in Data Analytics (or similar field), at least 2 years professional data analytics experience, a strong knowledge of available data and data tools.

Required skills, abilities, and certifications:

  • Experience and training in data analytics, statistics and/or business intelligence.
  • Strong ability to utilize analytical, math, statistics and modeling techniques to interpret data, find trends and understand patterns, applied to profit the business.
  • Strong ability to create statistical models using historical data, predictive forecasting methods and modeling software.
  • Basic proficiency with data analysis software -- including Tableau to summarize data and create effective data visualizations.
  • Intermediate proficiency with spreadsheet software (e.g. Excel, Google Spreadsheet) to perform calculations, use financial and logical functions, organize and format for presentation, visualize data, etc.
  • Strong ability to write multi-step SQL queries, with experience querying complex data.
  • Ability to think creatively to provide meaningful analysis despite imperfectly defined questions.
  • Ability to communicate technical information in non-technical ways, through summaries, tables, charts, graphs, presentations, etc.
  • Resourceful, self-motivated and able to meet responsibilities with minimal direct supervision.
  • Accountable team player with a positive, constructive and service-oriented mindset.
  • Strong work ethic and proven ability to prioritize and meet deadlines in fast-paced environment with shifting priorities.
  • Desire to develop your analytics skills, and demonstrated ability to self-instruct using using text and video resources.
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