Database Analyst
Information Gateways - San Francisco, CA

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12-18 Months

Very experienced Database Analyst to support business intelligence projects

The position is responsible for extensive hands-on data modeling, front-end development, data acquisition, analysis, database design as well as interfacing with internal business partners to gather, critically assess, and implement business requirements for statistics-based reporting spanning financial, marketing, and business development activities.

Minimum technical skills:
• Languages: T-SQL, VBA, VBS, HTML, Apex Code
• Applications: Salesforce, MS Office 2007 (Access, Excel, Word), Sharepoint
• Database tools: SQL Server Management Studio 2005/2008, Business Intelligence Development Studio, SSRS, SSAS, SSIS, Oracle
• OS: MS Windows XP Pro

Minimum Qualifications:
• Experience in front-end development for on-line reporting using MS SQL Reporting Services
• Ability to design and carry out statistical data analysis in support of research activities
• Familiarity with BCP best practices
• Intellectually curious/ quick thinker
• Minimum of 7 years of hands-on experience in data analysis
• Demonstrated experience using SQL Server 2008 as a tool for data analysis
• Proficient in SSRS, SSIS and T-SQL scripting
• Excellent data interpretation and presentation skills
• Willingness/ability to take ownership of a project
• Expertise in planning, analysis, design, implementation, and maintenance of SQL databases/processes
• Ability to handle critical data/database management initiatives - including responsibility for database architecture, design, integration, and/or data modeling
• As the recognized technical expert, consults extensively with multiple client groups to provide strategic solutions
• Provides oversight, mentoring and leadership to less experienced staff
• Exceptionally fast learner, able to reach non-trivial SME level under tight deadlines
• High energy, can-do attitude, self-directed, pro-active, self-starter who excels in an environment with limited supervision
• Demonstrated data analysis experience with high visibility projects within complex data context
• Ability to manage multiple complex exercises in various stages simultaneously
• Ability to manage internal customer expectations while adhering to internal SLA timeframes
• Excellent facilitation, oral and written communication skills and the ability to work with varying levels of staff and management
• Comfortable in a virtual environment, e.g. conference calls and webinars
• Ability to integrate multiple viewpoints and synthesize key messages
• Record of adaptability, resilience, and effectiveness at directing multi-discipline, diverse work teams in a constantly changing business environment
• Thrives in a collaborative team environment and is able to work effectively with teams in remote locations

Preferred skills:
• Experince in SAS
• Familiarity with, Teradata, and Informatica
• Financial services experience (Wholesale Banking a plus)
• Understanding International banking products