Job Description :
Data Analyst

Vienna VA

Experience using analytical and database software, data profiling tools; data movement and data access tools.

· Extensive experience using SQL, including procedural extensions and report writing

· Extensive experience that demonstrates proficiency capturing functional and information requirements, interpreting information models and mappings; using analytical and database software, including Excel, Access, statistical analysis tools (e.g. SPSS, SAS), data profiling tools and presentation software.


1.Analysis and Research

Investigate operational or business problems and propose solutions
Ensure compliance with Navy Federal Credit Union ISD standards and best practices
Solve business problems by defining the problem, interviewing stakeholders, identifying and evaluating alternatives, and presenting the findings
Present complete and organized documentation of processes, systems, and data
Identify and analyze opportunities for new and/or improved processes, data, or technology; provide clear picture of possible outcomes

2. Process Definition

Define the core work definitions / operating model, demonstrating the step-by-step life cycle of the process and document the execution process flows
Leverage consistent templates, tools and organizational strategy to define ISD processes and ensure practices and processes are standardized and repeatable
Drive industry benchmarking regarding best practices and continuous improvement

3. Process Improvement

Identify and champion opportunities for new and/or improved processes
Separate and combine tasks into efficient workflow to improve operations and overall performance of supported processes
Participate in efforts to build the short and long-term infrastructure of respective business domain knowledge
Provide input into best practices for the respective business area
Assist with evaluating and recommending changes to standard Navy Federal templates and methodologies
Learns, remains current on, and communicates best practices and trends in business and technology

4. Business Area Focus

Serve as liaison and / or subject matter expert in respective business area
Collaborate with peers, business units and/or project teams, and vendors to ensure business needs are fully communicated, documented and satisfied

5. Communication

Present consistent, concise, relevant, reliable and timely information to all appropriate internal and external audiences/stakeholders through a variety of media
Ensure accuracy of information to enable effective business decisions
Frame message in line with audience experience, background, and expectations; uses terms, examples, and analogies that are meaningful to the audience
Seek input from audience; confirms understanding; presents message in different ways to enhance understanding

6. Data Management

Perform data extraction, storage, manipulation, processing, and analysis.
Scopes out data anlaysis tasks and/or projects
Collect, profile, collate, and map appropriate data for usage in new or existing solutions, and ongoing data analysis activities used in making business decisions
Gather and interpret sponsor’s functional and information needs into functional requirements, process models, business questions, terms, definitions, and rules using specific practices and templates
Present quality data analysis products that meet functional/business requirements
Load and maintain metadata repository
Maintain business intelligence infrastructure

7. Performs other related duties as assigned.