Business/Data Analyst for Stamford CT

Hi, 
 
Our direct client located in Stamford, CT has a Contract to Hire position open for a Business/Data Analyst- Process and Data.  A copy of the job description is below (below my signature).  **Please note the client is unable to provide any current or future sponsorship at this time.**
 
If you are interested, please send a copy of your resume (preferably in MS Word format) to jkramer@techlink.com.  
 
Please be sure to include your rate, location and contact information.
 
Thanks,

Janine Kramer
Technical Recruiter
TechLink, Inc.
Phone: (201) 786-2400 Ext.427
jkramer@techlink.com
www.techlink.com
 
10 Mountainview Rd.
Upper Saddle River, NJ 07458
 
Job Description:
 
Job Title: Business Analyst- Process and Data
Location: Stamford, CT
Job Type: Right to Hire
Duration: 3-6 months to Conversion

Job Summary:
The Business Analyst - Process & Data is responsible for analyzing processes and data by extracting and analyzing large amounts of data from various data warehouse environments.
This position identifies and reports on trends and patterns found within the data, and makes recommendations for business and process improvement.
The analyst works with business users to understand requirements and expectations for permanent and ad hoc requests, to meet the analytical data needs of the business unit.

Major Duties and Responsibilities:
Actively and consistently support all efforts to simplify and enhance the customer experience.
Interpret data and analyze results using statistical techniques, and provide ongoing reports.
Acquire data from primary or secondary data sources for use in analysis and trending.
Identify, analyze and interpret trends or patterns in complex data sets.
Produce ad hoc reports to answer business questions quickly and thoroughly. Create reports and data driven presentations.
Work closely with management to prioritize business and information needs.
Investigate and perform root cause analysis.
Define, document, implement and track process flows for all processes, procedures, and policies for the department.
Interact with cross-functional teams to ensure business processes and rules are aligned, adjusting documentation accordingly.
Document processes using appropriate documentation tools, such as Microsoft Word, Visio, etc.
Document and help design the business processes supporting strategic client technology and product initiatives.
Interact with internal teams to ensure systems/tools are in accordance with business processes and rules; adjust systems/documentation accordingly.
Perform a cross-functional role to facilitate business process changes with stakeholders in other departments; work with stakeholders to support the integration of new products and services, regulatory requirements, tools, technologies and markets into existing operations.
Audit and recommend updates to existing methods, procedures and process documentation on an as needed basis.
Participate in process requirements, planning and validation through operational testing to ensure plan changes meet business sponsor needs.
Manage the process review and signoff of new methods and procedures.
Support testing and roll out of all projects/process improvements that impact the department.
Understand policies, procedures and practices for analysis of business performance and impact.
Identify trends and occurrences in data and translate findings into various mediums including text, charts, graphs, displays and tables.
Perform other duties as requested by management.

Required Qualifications:
Ability to read, write, speak and understand English
Knowledge of database/reporting systems (SQL, Oracle, etc)
Strong written and verbal communication and presentation skills
Ability to self-train and pick up new skills quickly
Proficient use of PC software applications (Access, Excel and PowerPoint)
Ability to create and maintain spreadsheets
Commitment to quality service through appropriate follow through, urgency and persistence
Strong analytical skills and the ability to present information in an understandable format
Ability to effectively consult with department managers and leaders
Moderate knowledge of telephone billing systems

Education:
Bachelor's degree in Business or related field or equivalent experience
Related Work Experience Number Of Years
Business Analyst/Data Analyst experience 3
Overall general systems and applications experience 2
Reporting tools experience (MicroStrategy)

Preferred Qualifications
Related Work Experience Number of Years
SQL server integration and reporting servers experience 1
Data collection and database design experience 1
General cable industry experience 1

All offers of employment at TechLink, Inc. are contingent upon clear results of a thorough background check.

Background checks will be conducted on all final candidates.

Background checks will include: Social Security Verification, Prior Employment Verification, Professional References, Educational Verification, Criminal History, Motor Vehicle Records and e-verify.