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Sr. Data Analyst
Richfield, Minnesota  |  Hybrid, Onsite
Contract Position
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Applied on October 27, 2021
Job Id #51132 Posted October 5, 2021

Job Description:
Data & Analytics 
  • Vision: To make data and analytics integral to achieving our strategy by transforming how we make decisions and unleashing agility across Client.
  • Our Purpose: Create an environment where analytics talent thrives and drives extraordinary impact by integrating business needs with analytics expertise and by delivering products that enable differentiating experiences for our customers and employees.
  • Data and Analytics – People and Marketing Team functions include: 
  • Decision support for people changes and reviews (e.g., op model changes, talent planning, pay equity)
  • Program measurement for HR teams (e.g., L&D impacts, Leadership Development)
  • People and data reporting and dashboards (recurring and ad-hoc)
  • Performance reporting for marketing campaigns and media vehicles
  • Data development for marketing data ecosystem, inclusive of media monetization, focused on data management, integration and automation
  • Marketing analytics, inclusive of media mix optimization with measurement by channel and overall message
Project Description:
  • This individual is responsible for strengthening the analytics, decision science capabilities, and business outcomes the designated subject area of Client by enabling the relevant subject area data across the enterprise.  
  • This person will understand: (i) how data unlocks the measurement and analytical goals of the enterprise, and (ii) the granular technical infrastructure necessary for success.  
  • This individual will partner and engage with Digital & Technology, Data & Analytics, business, vendor, and consultant constituencies to measurably improve the quantity, quality, and level of integration of data across the enterprise.
Position Summary/Job Description:
  • The Data Steward makes well-thought-out decisions on complex or ambiguous data issues and establishes the data stewardship and information management strategy and direction for group.
  • Effectively communicates to individuals at various levels of the technical and business communities. 
  • Data stewards carry out six key responsibilities, that otherwise would be overlooked in a data governance program:
  • Define the data and identify assets within their own data domains.
  • This ensures there isn’t conflict with other data elements.
  • Create processes and procedures along with access controls to monitor adherence.
  • This includes establishing internal policies and standards—and enforcing those policies.
  • Maintain quality of the data leveraging cross-functional feedback; internally reporting metrics; evaluating and identifying issues; and coordinating and implementing corrections regularly.
  • Optimize workflows and communications.
  • Monitor data usage to assist teams, share best practice trends in data use, and provide insight into how and where teams can use data to help in day-to-day decision-making.
What are the top five skills and number of years of experience required to perform this job?
  • Proven ability to quickly earn the trust of peers and key stakeholders; mobilize and motivate teams; set direction and approach; resolve conflict; deliver tough messages with grace; execute with limited information and ambiguity.
  • Results-oriented, diligent, and works with a sense of urgency. Assertive, responsible for his/her own work (self-directed), have a strong affinity for defining work in deliverables, and be willing to commit to deadlines.
  • Ability to communicate at all levels with clarity, poise, maturity and precision both written and verbal.
  • Experience with Business intelligence, reporting, analytics, data modeling and test data management tools.
  • Technical expertise in data architecture principles and design aspects of various DBMS and reporting concepts.
Additional skills that would help:
  • Ability to navigate matrix organizations effectively.
  • Influential, focused, and versatile team player that is comfortable under pressure.
  • Solid understanding of key database platforms as well as SQL queries, including tuning for performance.
  • Experience with Business intelligence, reporting, analytics, data modeling and test data management tools.
  • Three + years of experience leading data architecture or engineering function.
  • Three + years of hands-on data experience, with demonstrated increase of responsibilities over time.
  • Education (Minimum Requirements): Bachelors Degree (4 yr)     or     Not Applicable    
  • Experience (Minimum Requirements): List months or years of experience and describe requirements below:
  • 5 or more years - Experience in retail, research, analytics, business, or related area required.
  • 5 or more years - Experience using data & analytics tools, applications, and platforms required.
  • 3 or more years - Experience in project management.
  • 3 or more years - Experience in change management.
What are some preferred/nice to have skills the manager is looking for?
Preferred experience
  • 3 or more years - Experience writing SQL.
  • 2 or more years - Experience in managing and leading the work of third parties. (Includes on-staff contract workers as well as third party tool and application partners)

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