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Senior Systems Analyst

  • Location: Richmond, City of Richmond, Virginia
  • Salary: 40-50 per hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 15 days ago

System Analyst Data Analytics

COVID Remote Policy Alternate weeks in Richmond VA office; other week remote. (5 days in office, 5 days remote, repeating).

W-2 Only
2 total openings
Local candidates strongly preferred

The IT Data Analytics team is looking for Systems Analyst, providing support for data analytics and data science projects. Individual will be assigned to support client IT projects and enhancements to include gathering and documenting requirements for enhancements and custom development efforts, writing functional development specifications, writing, and executing comprehensive test plans, as well as supporting implementations.

Skills and Experience
3 years of experience in Data Analytics, Data Warehousing, and/or Date Science
Experience/knowledge supporting BI Platforms like Power BI, Cognos BI, Business Objects etc. is required
Proficiency in writing SQL Queries is required
Strong problem solving skills, and attention to details with the ability to work both independently, as part of team.
Outstanding communication, organization, time management, and interpersonal skills.
Strong working knowledge of SDLC practices and procedures
Demonstrated ability to organize materials and make presentations in front of a groups and senior management
Understanding and/or Experience in Data Science and Machine learning
Good project management skills.
Prior electric or gas utility experience is preferred
Excellent written and oral communication skills.
Excellent listening and interpersonal skills.
Ability to conduct research into systems issues and products as required.
Ability to communicate ideas in both technical and user-friendly language.
Must be able and willing to collaborate in a team/cooperative environment as well as exercise independent judgment and initiative.
Demonstrated ability to prioritize work load and meet multiple project deadlines.
Ability to adapt in a dynamic work environment and make independent decisions.
Highly self-motivated and directed.
Keen attention to detail.
Proven analytical and creative problem-solving abilities.
Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.
Strong customer service orientation.
Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.

Discipline: Computer Science, Information Systems, Mathematics or equivalent. Other disciplines may be substituted for the preferred discipline(s).

Responsibilities
This role:
Works independently on the most complex projects, at the highest technical level, of all phases of applications systems analysis activities.
Formulates or defines system scope and objectives, based on user needs.
Devises or modifies procedures to solve complex problems, considering computer capacity and limitations, operating time, and desired results.
Works with multiple business units, in multi-platform environments, on multi-project assignments.
Guides and advises less experienced Systems Analysts.

Job Duties will include, but are not limited to, the following:
Assist in the planning, design, development, of new Analytical and data science applications and enhancements to existing applications.
Meet with decision makers, systems owners, and end users to define business requirements and systems goals, and identify and resolve business systems issues.
Create systems models, specifications, diagrams and charts to provide direction to system programmers.
Coordinate and perform in-depth tests, including end-user reviews, for modified and new systems.
Provide orientation and training to end users for all modified and new systems.
Creates and delivers effective presentations to all levels of colleagues and peer groups
Document standards and procedures for various Analytic platforms.
Develop test cases and validates test results
Coaches and transfers knowledge to less experienced team members.
Proficiently performs assignments having the knowledge, skills, abilities, and experience needed to carry out all aspects of the job
Exercises independent judgment and decision-making in planning, organizing and conducting work assignments.