Data Analyst
Explore Information Services - Eagan, MN

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For over two decades, Explore has been a trusted partner to insurance companies and government entities alike. As a premier provider of database insurance technologies and e-government applications, Explore has leading edge information solutions that make it a mainstay with Top-20 American insurance underwriters.

Position Description

The Data Analyst will manage large sets of data in support of Explore’s Product Management and New Product Development teams. Responsibilities include analysis and validation of existing data sets, creation of new data files by combining large volumes of existing data, movement of data between formats and locations, and other analytical tasks as needed. Additionally, this person will have ownership of the non-production databases used by our actuarial and GIS teams to develop new products and execute customer integration tests.

Work will be done primarily in Microsoft tools including SQL Server and MS Excel. However, candidates will be expected to learn basic skills in more specialized platforms such as http://www.manifold.net/ and http://www.esri.com/software/arcgis .

The successful candidate will be self-directed, creative, and a solid team player.

Key Responsibilities

8 Analyze new data sets to evaluate completeness, format, accuracy, and alignment with existing data.

8 Combine multiple data files to create new files in defined formats.

8 Perform unions, calculations, filtering, and re-organization within data sets in support of product development and customer tests.

8 Develop and execute test plans to validate accuracy of processed data outputs.

8 Monitor database and file server space utilization. Work with necessary teams to archive unneeded data and expand space when necessary.

8 Create and maintain documentation of data models and database schemas.

8 Learn basic skills in additional data processing platforms as needed.

Qualification Requirements

8 Bachelor's degree

8 Experience querying and working with Microsoft SQL Server 2005/2008

8 Excellent communication skills.

8 Strong organizational and time management skills.

8 Strong analytical and problem solving skills.

8 Ability to function independently and as a team member.

8 2 – 4 years or more of industry related experience preferred.

Explore offers a competitive salary, full benefits including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, STD, LTD, tuition reimbursement and 401k with employer match.

Explore Information Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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