Job Description :
Our direct client is looking for a Sr Data Analyst, Business Analyst for a Contract in Harrisburg, PA.

Job Description:
- Routinely perform both data analysis and business analysis tasks
- Help analyze educational data sets from sources both internal and external to the Client to determine available data elements, possible matching points, and integration strategies
- Assist with the definition, evaluation, and calculation of key educational performance metrics
- Help foster a culture of data-informed analytical evaluation to improve education
- Sit at the intersection between technology, policy, and executive leadership to inform, influence, and support data informed decisions on educational policy

Skills Required:
- Ability to interpret large amounts of data, multi-task, and produce results independently or collaboratively in a team environment
- Capable of analyzing large sets of information from multiple sources, formulate/validate hypotheses, make recommendations, and summarizing complex data nuances to senior stakeholders
- Thinks holistically to create innovative scalable solutions to data analysis problems
- Ability to standardize, cleanse and prepare data for reporting using Excel and SQL and automate such processes where possible.
- Gather requirements, meet with stakeholder groups, write report specifications and document processes and procedures.

SKILLS MATRIX:
- Experience with formal project management methodology - Required - 6 Years
- 4 year college degree or equivalent technical study - Required - 4 Years
- Business Analysis - Required - 6 Years
- Written and Spoken Communication - Required - 6 Years
- Strong Excel - Required - 5 Years
- Data Analysis - Required - 5 Years
- Documentation/Business Writing - Required - 5 Years
- Working with and cleansing data - Required - 3 Years
- Statistics - Required - 2 Years
- SQL - Required - 2 Years
- Education Data (NCES, IPEDS, CEDS, CDS) - Desired - 2 Years
- Data Visualization Tools (Tableau, QlickView, iDashboards, Microsoft PowerBI) - Desired - 2 Years
- Scripting/Automating File Manipulation (Python, Perl, etc - Desired - 1 Years
- Flat File Data Source Structures (CSV, XML, JSON) - Desired - 1 Years

Location: Harrisburg, PA
Type: Contract

Please send resume to "jobs at " with A2661A in Subject for immediate consideration

Client : Confidential