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Data Analyst in Foster City at Collabera

Date Posted: 9/24/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Contractor
  • Location:
    Foster City
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    9/24/2018

Job Description

Title: Data Analyst
Client: Financial
Location: Foster City, CA

Job Description:
In this role, you will be responsible for helping to blueprint and deliver analytic projects that solve clients' business objectives. You will get chance to leverage your business acumen and technical knowledge of big data and data mining techniques. Based on findings from data-driven analysis, you will draw fact-based insights and make actionable recommendations that reflect the client's business and context. This function is critical in building market-relevant client solutions and intellectual property.

Must have skills:
• 5-8 years professional (not only academic) experience with Data Analysis in SAS or SQL or Hadoop (Hadoop or SQL is preference).
• Degree in statistics / experience performing various analysis such as (customer segmentation, regression analysis, time series, CRM modeling, attrition modeling)
• Candidates need to do both the data extraction and analysis
• **candidates should not have any recent gaps in employment**

Technical skills:
• Extensive experience with SQL for extracting and aggregating data
• Real world experience using Hadoop and the related query engines (Hive / Impala) is a plus.
• Some proficiency with SAS as a statistical package is also highly desirable
• Familiarity or experience with data mining and statistical modeling (e.g., regression modeling, clustering techniques, decision trees, etc.) is very helpful
• High level of competence in Excel and PowerPoint
• Experience with data visualization and business intelligence tools like Tableau, Microstrategy, or other programs
• Experience programming in Python and Spark is a plus

Experience:
• Minimum of 5 years of recent experience (with no gaps) applying statistical solutions to business problems in relevant fields such as analytics, business consulting, KPI management or other data-driven functions
• Experience in global solutions and/or data spanning multiple countries highly desired
• Bachelor’s degree in quantitative field such as Statistics, Operational Research, Computer Science, Economics, etc.
• Post graduate degree or MBA with strong technical experiences strongly preferred
• Analytics experience in credit cards, financial services, or merchant analytics (such as retail, hotels or airlines) is helpful
• Experience in setting business goals/KPI’s and tracking business performance is preferred

Job Requirements

Data Analysis, hadoop, Management, MS Access, MS Excel,Project Management,Python,Research,SAS,SQL