Data Analyst

  • Next Gen Cyber LLC
  • Rhode Island Quality Institute - Providence, RI
  • Apr 29, 2018
Full time Systems Development Knowledge Management Customer Service and Technical Support Network Services

Job Description

Job Summary:

The Data Analyst is responsible for operational aspects associated with data quality, use, and reporting. This position develops and executes plans, policies, and practices that control, protect, deliver, and enhance the value and integrity of the company's data and information assets. This position also conducts data quality assurance, evaluation, and reporting. This role includes monitoring and maintaining the quality of the company's databases, generating operational reports, analyzing data, and trouble-shooting discrepancies.

Essential Duties & Requirements:

  • Assists with creating controls to preserve the integrity of the information being reported.
  • Generates reports on operational and project-based metrics.
  • Monitors the quality of the company's data and information, reports on results, and recommends corrective action plans and alternative methods for administration.
  • Investigates data quality problems, conducts root-cause analysis, corrects errors, and develops process improvement processes across all programs.
  • In partnership with program managers, works with business partners on data anomalies and requests for information.
  • Works with vendors for evaluation of data reporting enhancements.
  • Performs other project duties as assigned.

General Requirements:

  • Performs quality work within deadlines with or without direct supervision.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced dynamic environment and handle multiple tasks.
  • Establishes and maintains effective working relationships.
  • Supports and adheres to RIQI's core values and corporate culture.
  • Represents RIQI in a positive manner to all stakeholders.
  • Performs as a team player.
  • Self-starter; energetic; "can-do" attitude.
  • "Metrics" mindset.

Minimum Qualifications Education and Experience:

  • A BA/BS degree in a quantitative field of study, such as Business or Computer Science.
  • Two years' experience in business data management and reporting, data analytics, or data stewardship.
  • Experience with systems analysis and/or system administration.
  • Meticulous attention to detail due to the sensitivity of data.
  • Intermediate to advanced MS Excel skills including conditional statements, complex/nested formulas, charts and graphs, pivot tables, lookups, filtering, auditing tools, arrays, etc. Knowledge of VBA is a plus.
  • High comfort level in manipulating and querying large data sets. Relational database management experience, such as in Access or SQL Server, strongly preferred.

Desired Qualifications

  • Knowledge and understanding of computer systems/applications. Experience with analysis and documenting user requirements.
  • Experience in documenting system operation (user guides), developing test scripts and scenarios, and executing user testing.
  • Proven record of understanding the tracking of information as it relates to the Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) for demand management.
  • Strong problem analysis and problem-solving skills. Comfortable working with data and resolving ambiguous issues.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills and ability to interpret technical language and translate for business users, physicians, and providers.
  • Healthcare background desirable.
  • experience especially as a developer, highly desirable.

Licenses and/or Specialized Knowledge: None

Supervisory Responsibilities: None

Work Environment: This position will work in normal business office conditions.

Physical Demands: The tasks of this position are typical for working in an office environment. An associate is regularly required to perform tasks while sitting at a desk, using normal hand dexterity. Mobility is required, including standing, moving about, and sitting.

Occasional travel out of the office for meetings, etc. may be required. Must be able to maintain a good attendance record.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $60,000.00 /year

Job Location:

  • Providence, RI

Required education:

  • Bachelor's

Required experience:

  • Healthcare: 1 year
  • Data Analyst: 2 years
  • SQL: 1 year

Required license or certification:

  • Authorization to work in the U.S without sponsorship