Business Intelligence Analyst

  • Market related
  • Dublin, GA, USA
  • Contract, Full time
  • GQR Global Markets
  • 13 Aug 17

Business Intelligence Analyst - 6 month contract to hire Individuals within the Business Intelligence (BI) Analyst role identify business intelligence, reporting, and data analysis needs. They work closely with clients and IT teams to turn data into critical information and knowledge that can be used to make sound business decisions. BI Analysts work with clients to determine business requirements, priorities, define key performance indicators (KPI), and develop BI and data warehouse (DW)

Business Intelligence Analyst - 6 month contract to hire

Individuals within the Business Intelligence (BI) Analyst role identify business intelligence, reporting, and data analysis needs. They work closely with clients and IT teams to turn data into critical information and knowledge that can be used to make sound business decisions.

BI Analysts work with clients to determine business requirements, priorities, define key performance indicators (KPI), and develop BI and data warehouse (DW) strategy. This includes working with business and development teams to design, and document dashboards, alerts, and reports. This individual is accountable for providing leadership and independent initiatives in facilitating information gathering, structured documentation and presentation of findings to all levels of management. They conduct analyses of functional business processes and functional business requirements and participate in the development of business cases in the support of process changes and/or IT projects.

BI Analysts understand how data is turned into information and knowledge and how that knowledge supports and enables key business processes. They must have an in-depth understanding of the business environment and an interest in going beyond the obvious, delving into the source, the definition, philosophy, and foundational roots of a data element in order to create information. They must work well within a team environment.

Day to day:

Work closely with the business and the analytics team to understand the data that is available for consumption as well as the business processes that create that data. This understanding will be used to create documentation, define the basic requirements for the data warehouse, and drive further engagement with the business.

Critical skills include:

  • Demonstrated competency with Business Analysis
  • Excellent verbal communication skills
  • Excellent written communication skills
  • Ability to query data using SQL
  • Ability to manipulate / combine data from a variety of sources (tools such as Alteryx)
  • Familiarity with project management methodologies and tools

Additional skills include:

  • Experience with visualization tools (i.e. Tableau, Qlikview, SSRS)

Other Requirements:

  • BS/BA Degree in Computer Science, MIS, Accounting, Finance, or related field