Data Analyst I

Data Analyst I

Waltham, MA

The Data Analyst inspects, cleans, transforms, and analyzes aggregated data from both client and internal databases with the goal of compiling useful information, suggesting conclusions, and supporting informed decision-making. Based on conclusions drawn from data, the Data Analyst makes recommendations to improve decision-making criteria and/or efficiency. The Data Analyst creates reports, troubleshoots data issues, and performs analysis to meet both client and internal management needs.

Responsibilities

  • Gathers and analyzes data from various sources to identify trends and communicate actionable conclusions
  • Merges, scrubs, and transforms confidential client data for use with several internal database sources
  • Uses Tableau, Excel, or other tools to analyze data and produce professional and compelling charts, graphs, and reports
  • Creates and executes custom client reporting for a portfolio of high-value clients
  • Identifies and communicates conclusions gleaned from data interpretation
  • Supports informed decision-making through data analysis and manipulation
  • Works with internal and/or external clients to compile actionable information for value-added decision-making and operational enhancements
  • Executes special data projects from the gathering of data, to analysis, to the presentation of findings
  • Assists other departments by automating processes or providing information to meet business needs
  • Creates and maintains database tables to serve reporting needs
  • Satisfies ad hoc data requests using SQL
  • Researches business, industry, and markets to incorporate into industry analysis
  • Assists with QA of data and processes
  • Documents processes
  • Sets up customer screening criteria
  • Assists in the development of the department knowledge base
  • Makes suggestions for improvements and additional value-added data project

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Management Information Systems, BI, Statistics, Mathematics, Economics, Computer Science or another related field
  • 2-4 years of experience as a data analyst
  • Experience with relational databases and SQL query writing
  • Experience using statistical or visualization packages for analyzing datasets (e.g., Tableau or comparable)
  • Experience and success handling projects that require accuracy and close attention to detail
  • Ability to think analytically and effectively communicate analysis to others
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to collect, organize, analyze, and disseminate significant amounts of information with attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to work independently with high initiative and a sense of accountability and ownership
  • Strong problem-solving, decision-making and organizational skills
  • Strong Excel skills
  • Ability to meet critical deadlines and prioritize multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience and success handling projects involving large amounts of data within spreadsheet and database programs desired, but not necessary
  • Statistical analysis experience desired, but not necessary
  • Data mining experience desired, but not necessary
  • Experience using a Client Relationship Management (CRM) tool desired, but not necessary
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Location

Waltham, MA

Business Unit
Resident Screening
Department
Operations
Employment Type
Employee- Full Time