Overview

SENIOR BUSINESS ANALYST (BIG DATA)

Come join the Big Data team as a Senior Business Analyst on one of our newest data platforms.  You’ll be responsible for working with our DevOps team and business partners to define and document system requirements. A successful candidate will perform data analysis and develop subject matter expertise, lead requirements gathering and design sessions, review design documentation with business partners and developers, prepare process and data models, and coordinate test activities.
Other responsibilities will include partnering with our DevOPs team to define and coordinate the establishment of security, data retention and governance, disaster recovery planning and data capacity planning. 

Senior Business Analysts are recognized as subject matter experts on assigned systems. 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Data integration standardization and optimization
  • Designing data storage, data retention and location best practices
  • Disaster Recovery / High Availability
  • Data governance and security implementation
  • Data encryption / decryption
  • Cluster sizing / expansion
  • Provide recommendations for Big Data functionality based on best practices
  • Support integrations with external vendors and business partners 
  • Develop presentation materials and conduct presentations to business partners and IT Leadership

QUALIFICATIONS/EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s Degree PREFERRED
  • Five (+) years as a Business Systems Analyst, consulting, and/or Project Manager experience in an Information Technology environment
  • Must possess specialization in a Big Data, Hadoop and/or Cloudera environment
  • Subject matter expertise in some of the following areas – ingestion techniques / tools standardization, storage architecture best practices, policy review/implementation, data protection, cluster sizing / expansion, disaster recovery and high availability
  • Demonstrated proficiency in system(s) supported
  • Demonstrated facilitation skills for capturing requirements
  • Comfortable in an agile software development environment
  • Effective verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Demonstrated decision making, analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Effective time management and organizational skills with the ability to handle multiple priorities

RECRUITER NOTESStarting out as a 6-month contract with definite possibility for extensions.  Manager wants to start interviews next Monday (7/10).  

Top “Must Haves” for this role:

  1. Must possess specialization in a Big Data, Hadoop, Cloudera environment
  2. Subject matter expertise in – ingestion techniques / tools standardization, storage architecture best practices, policy review/implementation, data protection(encryption/decryption), cluster sizing / expansion, disaster recovery and high availability
  3. Demonstrated facilitation skills for capturing requirements
  4. Effective time management and organizational skills with the ability to handle multiple priorities