Data Analyst

  • Location
    New York, New York
  • Job type
    Contract/Temp to Hire
  • Salary
    $ 40 - $ 45 / Hour
  • Category
    Information Technology - Database Administrator

Position Summary

The Data Analyst position is primarily responsible for supporting the Client Services department related to data parsing, importing, managing and analyzing of client data. The selected candidate will work as part of a high functioning team, tasked with supporting day to day operations of a busy Legal Services provider. Independently define and develop solutions, with minimal direction, for a wide range of technical problems. Participate in team meetings and other collaborations, as well as design and peer reviews. Be flexible; prepared to approach things laterally; able to think outside the box. Interface with business stakeholders, to identify or clarify requirements in order to address various problems.

Essential Job Responsibilities

• Serve as a resource for executing ad-hoc data requests, custom reports, test scenarios, data migration, data analysis and quality assurance testing in a production environment
• Perform complex queries on MS SQL of FoxPro databases and analyze results
• Provide data processing support for the client services team
• Seek to establish and implement process improvements at the direction of the department manager
• Testing own work to ensure compliance with requirements before handing off to QA.
• Other duties as assigned

• SQL knowledge is required, preferably experience with Advantage, FoxPro, or MySQL.
o Experience creating and supporting complex SQL Server objects, batch processes and batch scripts
o Experience performing complex data analysis of large datasets
o Experience tuning T-SQL queries
o Experience using SQL Server error handling
o Experience using source control
• Ability to understand complex business processes and adapt solutions to meet the needs of the business
• Excellent communication skills for interaction with peers, managers and business stakeholders
• Must enjoy and have experience working in a fast paced environment
• Ability to quickly realign with shifting priorities
• Knowledge of Crystal Reports, or another reporting tool.
• Integrated Services (SSIS) or other Extract Transform & Load (ETL) experience a plus
• Reporting Services (SSRS) experience a plus
• Team Foundation Server (TFS)experience a plus

Work Environment

Work is fast-paced and performed in an office environment with extensive contact with employees in all departments. The industry we serve demands the highest level of confidentiality and professionalism in safeguarding client and project information. Highly effective Class Action & Claims Solutions and Corporate Services associates thrive on being in an environment that rewards the following critical success factors:

1. Adaptability: Appropriately reacting to changing situations without a loss of effectiveness and enthusiasm for strategic initiatives and corporate goals.
2. Analysis: Identifying problems and causes or analyzing how processes and procedures could be improved, collecting relevant information and identifying possible solutions.
3. Attention to Detail: Appropriately completing all of the individual tasks accurately or according to workflow/process guidelines with an emphasis on reaching or exceeding quality standards.
4. Creativity: Being inventive, imaginative and innovative.
5. Development of Others: Providing the means for others to grow and develop personally and professionally within and across departments.
6. Energy: Maintaining a fast, active pace in the normal course of a day.
7. Flexibility: Going into situations without preconceived notions with a willingness to assess various options in order to determine a course of action.
8. Integrity: Strict adherence to job-related standards, values or norms.
9. Learning Ability: Understanding and applying new information.
10. Listening. Hearing and comprehending verbal messages and confirming back what you hear.
11. Team Player: Functioning as an active member of a group while maintaining focus on your individual contributions and responsibilities.
12. Verbal & Written Communication: Effective oral, written and nonverbal expression without preparation.

Physical Demands

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an associate encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essentials functions.

• Position requires no significant manual labor.
• Position does require moderate standing, sitting, carrying and walking.
• Position requires infrequent lifting, repetitive bending and/or moving.
• Position requires close vision, distant vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception.
• Position requires talking and listening to communications with clients and employees.

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