Job Description :
Role: Data Analyst/Data Developer
Location: Cincinnati, OH
Type of Engagement: 12 month Contract to Hire
Mode of interview: Phone and Skype - preference for in-person
Visa: USC, GC or EAD GC only

Description:
Primary skills: Agile, ANSI SQL, Massively Parallel Databases such as IBM PureData for Analytics (Netezza Data modeling, Datawarehouse, IBM Campaign/Unica, ETL (informatica preferred)
Position Description:
The Data Analyst/Developer will be actively part of a highly functioning SAFe Agile team, responsible for making ideas reality on the brand-new customer platform. The Data Analyst/Developer is responsible for leading the design, development, testing, deployment, support and documentation of solutions delivered, with the highest of quality and in accordance to standards. Every 10 weeks, the Data Analyst/Developer will participate in PI planning; collaborating with fellow team members to breakdown features into user stories, with a focus on delivering quality shippable product every 2 weeks.

A successful candidate for this position:
Loves and lives data, math and statistics.
Is curious and passionate about data and discovering new trends and insights about our customers.
Is a champion for the use of data to drive decision making across the company.
Knows how to find, query, aggregate, segment, filter, parse, standardize and otherwise manipulate data to squeeze information from it.
Is experienced in building and leading a high performing team that supports and pushes the business to excel.
Is capable of creating complex campaign segmentations and trigger based campaigns.
Has extensive experience troubleshooting data inconsistencies when they arise.
Serves as a technical mentor for other team members, helping them learn and use the platform to whatever degree is needed.
Can clearly communicate complex data concepts to a variety of audiences, including executives.
Isn’t afraid to work outside their comfort zone on technologies/systems they may not excel in.
Digs in to things fearlessly, rolls up his or her sleeves and can become a team expert.
Serves as a role model who demonstrates the company’s core values of respect, honesty, integrity, diversity, inclusion and safety of others.

Current tools and technologies include:
IBM PureData for Analytics (Netezza), Aginity Amp, SQL, Informatica, IBM Campaign/Unica, IBM Cognos, Erwin, Java, Angular JS, Tivoli Work Scheduler

Essential Job Functions:
Driven by all things data!
High-functioning, self-driven, motivated and curious.
Do not wait for others to solve a problem – get behind the wheel and drive the solution!
Excels in team related competencies including: Solution Architecture, Data warehousing, Data Modeling, Development, Testing and Documentation.
Leads by setting the right example – in problem solving, testing, documenting and communicating.
Proficient in Agile methodologies and effectively participates in related ceremonies.
o Active participant in PI (effective in breaking down features to workable user stories that focus on delivery of business value), sprint planning, standups & showcases.
Effective in building architecturally sound solutions for massive data volumes.
Understands data modeling, the differences between 3NF and Start Schema, when to use which and why. Can apply that knowledge to a variety of data subject areas and coach others on how to do the same.
Collaborates effectively with product management to frame up potential solutions to be delivered in the platform & coaches fellow team members on development through to delivery.
Amplifies the art of what is possible, by bringing forth forward thinking solutions.
Effectively communicates verbally and in written form, and has a knack for knowing their audience and catering the communication as such.
Champion company standards and best practices. Work to continuously improve solution delivery processes and practices.
Must be able to perform the essential functions of this position with or without reasonable accommodation.

Preferred Skillset:
A successful candidate will have the majority of the following:
A track record of fearless and successful problem-solving.
Eagerness and flexibility to learn cross functional roles on an Agile team.
A solid understanding and appreciation for the Agile methodology and SAFe.
A solid understanding of data modeling and data warehouse concepts.
Familiarity and experience working on Massively Parallel Databases such as IBM PureData for Analytics (Netezza
Knowledge of basic statistics.
Fluency in ANSI SQL.
Familiarity and experience with retail and/or loyalty data subject areas.
Background in Aginity Amp.
Background in principles of marketing and ideally, IBM Campaign/Unica.
Background in BI toolsets and concepts, including ideally, IBM Cognos.
Background in ETL toolsets and concepts, including ideally, Informatica.
Ability to interact effectively in a team environment.
Ability to quickly learn and apply new skills.
Ability to coach & mentor team members effectively.
BA/BS/MS – Computer Science, Applied Mathematics, Industrial Engineering