Data Specialist II
Marketstar - Salt Lake City, UT

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Each day, MarketStar’s talented professionals promote some of the world’s most advanced technological brands, generating more than $6 billion in annual revenue for our clients across the globe. Working with industry leaders such as HP, Verizon Communications, Sony, Microsoft, Canon and Cisco, MarketStar employees provide superior sales and marketing solutions while gaining insight to advance their career in the technology marketplace. If you’re looking for a way to make an impact, accelerate your career with MarketStar.

MarketStar’s Market Analysis team currently has an opportunity available in Salt Lake City for a Data Specialist II. The candidate will work individually or in conjunction with business intelligence analysts and other data specialists to create custom reports and data integration solutions.

The Data Specialist will be responsible for collaborating with internal customers and mentoring data specialists. Report development responsibilities include the ability to analyze complex relational and hierarchical database systems, develop and document accurate specifications, design, code, test, release and maintain custom reports primarily for presentation through SQL Reporting Services.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Create and maintain custom reports and data integration solutions (design, development, testing, and quality checking)
Work with clients and other project stakeholders to understand needs and deliver products and/or services that meet client needs and enhance client satisfaction
Identify and document issues and risks, offer realistic recommendations and alternatives that if approved achieve desired corporate and client results
Works with developers to troubleshoot bugs, feature requests, coding requirements and limitations related to customer requests
Customer communication and documentation
Mentor and collaborate with other data specialists
Performs a variety of tasks

REQUIREMENTS:
Bachelor’s degree in CS, MIS, Business, or related field preferred
3-5 years experience working with SQL databases
3-5 years experience using Microsoft Reporting Services or other reporting application
3-5 years of experience in the field or in a related area
Knowledge of SQL database components such as tables, views, stored procedures, functions, and indexing required
Responsible for writing transact-SQL queries, preferably using Microsoft SQL server
Experience with cross-tab queries required
Strong understanding of concept of inner and outer joins required
Familiar with a variety of database concepts, practices, and procedure
Experience with ETL tools like DTS, Microsoft Reporting Services, Microsoft Integration Services, C#, VBA preferred
Must have efficient time management skills, organized, and customer service oriented
Flexibility to work outside of regular business hours to meet deadlines or special projects
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Detail oriented with strong organizational skills, ability to multitask and work in a dynamic, fast paced environment
Must be able to sit for prolonged periods of time in front of a computer
Must be able to perform regular tasks with hands and fingers

MarketStar does not discriminate in any aspect of employment on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, age, veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local employment discrimination laws where MarketStar does business.

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Founded in 1988, MarketStar Corporation has established its authority in strategic outsourced sales and marketing solutions, go-to-market...