Data Reporting Analyst (1001 -Data Reporting) Austin, Texas

Salary: USD30 - USD40 per hour

Company

Our client is a leading global provider of a low-cost, white-labeled, turnkey cloud-based multi-channel financial services platform. Far more than a mobile wallet, we serve as a full-service hub to an integrated ecosystem, which delivers, via the mobile phone, payment, targeted marketing, and real-time transaction based customer analytics. We serve all customers - banked, under-banked & unbanked. Our platform essentially converts mobile phones into portable computers with a full suite of functionalities. We are well-funded and growing fast!

Job

We are looking for a Reporting Data Analyst to acquire, manage, manipulate, and analyze data and report results. Sr. Business Analyst to do requirements gathering for both new and existing software/platforms and for enhancements of existing. Prior experience gathering requirements in a software development environment is required and a financial background would be a plus. Our technical environment includes Java, Soap and REST, Webservices, PostgreSQL, and Pentaho reporting data warehouse. Experience with some or all of these technologies is preferred.

Daily Operations

  • Identify problematic areas and conduct research to determine the best course of action to correct the data and reporting
  • Analyze and problem solve issues with current and planned systems as they relate to the integration and management of Company, Agent and User data (for example, review for accuracy in data migration, merge processes)
  • Analyze reports of data duplicates or other errors to provide ongoing appropriate interdepartmental communication and annual, monthly or daily data reports
  • Monitor for timely and accurate completion of select data elements and/or data reports
  • Monitor new schema changes ready for deployment to identify Data Warehouse impacts during development cycles
  • Identify, analyze, and interpret trends or patterns in complex data sets
  • Monitor data dictionary statistics

 

Data Capture

  • In collaboration with others, develop and maintain databases and data systems necessary for projects and department functions
  • Acquire and abstract primary or secondary data from existing internal or external data sources
  • In collaboration with others, develop and implement data collection systems and other strategies that optimize statistical efficiency and data quality
  • Perform data entry, either manually or using scanning technology, when needed or required

 

Data Reporting

  • In collaboration with others, interpret data and develop recommendations based on findings
  • Develop graphs, reports, and presentations of project results
  • Perform basic statistical analyses for projects and reports
  • Create and present quality dashboards  in collaboration with the development team
  • Generate routine and ad hoc reports  in collaboration with the development team

 

Knowledge/Skills

  • Technical expertise regarding data models and database design development. Understanding of XML and SQL
  • Proficient in MS Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint
  • Experience using PostgreSQL, SQL Workbench or other SQL Query tools
  • Programming skills preferred. Adept at queries and report writing.
  • Knowledge of financial computations, at least to the degree necessary in order to communicate easily with finance departments
  • Experience in data mining techniques and procedures and knowing when their use is appropriate
  • Ability to present complex information in an understandable and compelling manner