Data Analyst
Atlanta, Georgia  

We have a Contract position for "Data Analyst" with one of our direct clients in Atlanta, Georgia for initial contract duration of  7+ months.

Job Description

The Data Analyst will be responsible for discovering analytics and system integrations requirements, identifying data sources and criteria needed, documenting specs for developers, testing the output, and ensuring user acceptance. This position will work directly with internal customers, business process owners, leadership, Business Analysts, and BI, ETL, and Webservices Developers.

  • Propose and implement analytics solutions to support business needs and data-driven decisions
  • Support new system implementation projects, including data feeds, data design, and mapping
  • Work with stakeholders and Business Analysts to understand business processes preferably HR) and detailed requirements for reports and data feeds
  • Identify and document data sources, criteria, and data mapping
  • Use SQL to identify, extract, and analyze data
  • Assess data quality and implement solutions to ensure accurate reporting
  • Propose solutions to collect new data points to support metrics and identify trends
  • Design reports/dashboard layouts to present data in a clean, consumable, and insightful format
  • Write report and data feed specifications for BI, ETL, and Webservices Developers
  • Receive and prioritize requests for reports
  • Assist customers with ad-hoc reporting needs
  • Audit existing reports and propose improvements for findability of data
  • Serve as a resource to Business Analysts and Developers for data-related needs
  • Support development of other team members' data analysis skills though knowledge share

Required Skills

  • 3-4 years performing data analysis
  • 3-4 years as a business analyst (working with stakeholders on requirements and business process)
  • 2-3 years of experience writing complex SQL queries;
  • Expert level SQL skills; experience writing complex queries with multiple table joins
  • Strong analytical and conceptual thinking; resourceful problem-solver
  • Basic knowledge of database design principles, deep understanding of relational databases
  • Familiarity with data warehouse, data mart, ETL, and webservices concepts
  • Exposure to reporting tools and some hands-on experience building reports
  • Advanced Excel skills (formulas, charts, pivot tables)


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