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Data Analyst

Category: Analytics and Emerging Digital Technologies

City: Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Position ID: J1219-0222

Employment Type: Student Internship

Position Description:

Position Description

This position is on a small and nimble Digital Metrics & Analytics team that provides custom digital metrics to our Client’s Digital Business Partners. This industry leading dashboard plays a critical role in helping manage our new Digital business and ensuring success for our firm. The dashboard provides measures for customer sales, migration of transactions from analog (paper, call center) to our digital channels and measures improvements in our customer experience through digital completion rates. The candidate will be responsible for Quality Assurance and testing of the dashboard, utilizing prescribed testing practices and tools. In addition, the successful candidate, working with business and IT leaders will participate in systems design, analysis, solution definition, data provisioning, documentation of enhancements and new capabilities of the dashboard. The dashboard team operates in a fast paced agile environment, is adept at solutioning with minimal documentation available and operates without role boundaries.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

Schedule Management:

• Support the Project/Program Manager in development of plans and high level schedule

• Identifies dependencies, milestones, and critical paths

• Able to multi-task and prioritize activities to address complex needs of a large organization

• Adapt quickly to moving targets and changes in requirements

• Provide consultation, recommendations and assistance to stakeholder on data matters.

• Investigate, evaluate and support prioritization of client requests for new or existing solutions

Quality Management

• Plan testing tasks and create test plans and test cases following the methodology defined and using prescribed testing tools

• Conduct Integration Testing and ensure testing is compliant with the approved integration test plan and expected results

• Monitor overall test execution and manage contingency planning for test plan variances

• Responsible for defect reporting and tracking; including collaboration on defect resolutions with developers/partners and identification of retest requirements

• Participate in Code Reviews to ensures code is compliant with recommended practices

• Perform data analysis and monitoring to ensure data quality

Systems/Data Analysis and Design

• Analyze/interpret data requirements and perform current/target/gap/impact analyses

• Ability to use different data analysis and visualization tools like Alteryx, Tableau etc. to provide meaningful insights

• Collaborate with other technology and development staff to provide solution alternatives that ensure key deliverables are achieved

• Prepare documents such as expected benefits, gap analysis, use cases, models, current and propose process, workflows, data flows, implementation plans and end user guides in accordance with standards and methodologies

• Document the technical requirements, design, and testing information to ensure quality output that meets stated and implied business needs

• Identify data anomalies and communicate back to the data stewards.

• Participate in functional and technical troubleshooting and problem solving in collaboration with the technical and business teams

• Interact with various development groups within and outside the dashboard team to understand system dependencies and recommend solution alternatives that ensure key deliverables are achieved

• Follow technical processes, designs, and solutions as recommended

• Identify and manage dependencies and interdependencies between different applications and products

• Assist in driving digital metrics delivery for the Digital Organization

• Familiarity with the use cases, business purposes and quality of the data.

• Ability to combine data from multiple sources when needed for the analysis.

• Timely delivery of analysis, reports and presentations to support business reviews

Implementation Management

• Support the creation and execution of the implementation plan for technical deliverables as well as provide production support

• Create the Release Notes and appropriate communications around the implementation

• Support business objectives by monitoring and troubleshooting for anomalies

Risk & Issue Management:

• Identify and support the resolution of risks that could impact ability to deliver results within the stated objectives

• Understand and manage the effect of change (regulatory, market or TIAA-CREF internal) on business processes, IT solutions and tools

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

• 3-7 years of systems analysis, data analysis, data visualization, agile project management

• Financial Services industry experience desired

• Communicate ideas, analysis and results effectively and efficiently

• Extensive experience proficiency in reporting and querying tools including but not limited to: Tableau , HTML, CSS, Splunk, Toad for MySQL, SQL Developer and Microsoft Office Suite products

• Very strong Tableau proficiency a must, experience with Alteryx a big plus

• Knowledge of various software development methodologies and the corresponding processes, activities, decisions and deliverables (iterative/adaptive; agile/xp/scrum; waterfall, etc.)

• Advanced understanding of the software development process including analysis, design, coding, system and user testing, problem resolution and planning.

• Experience with data aggregation, data visualization, business intelligence and data analytics a plus. Advanced SQL skills are required.

• Strong analytical skills with the ability to collect, organize, analyze and disseminate significant amounts of information with attention to detail

• Demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced environment with proven problem solving skills

• Ability to communicate effectively and succinctly

• Team Player, confidence with humility and personal integrity are an absolute must

• High energy and drive. Laser-focused on delivery with strategic-thinking, collaboration, facilitation, negotiation and motivational skills.

• Ability to lead by example and can inspire others to do the right thing

• Ability to multi-task, manage time and priorities, and meet scheduled deadlines


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