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Senior Data Analyst (1423)

Company: SMX
Location: Providence
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

Senior Data Analyst (1423)at SMX(View all jobs) (https://www.smxtech.com/careers/)United StatesOur tradition of delivering innovative, technical solutions dates back to 1995, however, you may know us better by one of our legacy company names: Trident Technologies, Smartronix, Datastrong or C2S Consulting Group. With the support of OceanSound Partners, our private equity investment sponsor, we began operating as one business starting in 2019 and became SMX in 2021. We operate in close proximity to our clients around the globe and have core locations in Alabama, California, DC Metro, Florida, Hawaii, Maryland, and Massachusetts.Today, as SMX, we are one team and together empower government and commercial enterprises to become more effective, innovative, and resilient, no matter what challenges they face.The **Senior Data Analyst** is responsible for the administration and developer support of the reporting and analytical solutions for the business group. The Senior Data Analyst is responsible for supporting our Cognos environment and users, and for proposing solutions and validating that these solutions meet the needs of the enterprise business needs. The Senior Data Analyst must have strong technical, analytical, problem-solving, and interpersonal communication skills.The SMX team member will have exposure to tool administration, configuration, code deployment, security administration, data analysis, querying, and troubleshooting.The position involves working with all facets of Cognos in a Data Warehouse and Operational Data Store environment interacting with business units and enabling groups. Provide governance for BI applications. Provide a stable production environment that meets performance needs and adjust as needed. Resolve production issues in a timely manner and maintain audit/security.Working with other internal and external resources to plan and manage BI system implementations, security, and future/additional product evaluations for the business intelligence applications as needed. Help to manage and monitor all phases (i.e., development, test, and production) of active BI projects.**Responsibilities will include but are not limited to** :+ Collaborate and partner with SMX Business and IT teams to define, design/architect, and execute Cognos and BI related projects+ Research functionality and technical configuration within the BI systems supported by the BI Applications group and prepare recommendations for system improvements whenever possible.+ Partners and consults with business partners to understand their business requirements; recommends/designs research and analysis to improve business performance.+ Help define and prioritize insights and analytics projects for execution+ Experience managing and implementing business intelligence landscape+ Translate data into actionable insights for stakeholders while proactively identifying new areas of opportunity to drive further improvements+ Collaborate with IT, and partners to build scalable solutions on behalf of our customers+ Coordinate with the Business Analysts to understand their information needs and identify ways to visualize and present information in a user-friendly manner+ Continually recommend, develop, and implement process improvements and tools to collect and analyze data, and visualize insights+ Define and document application best practices, required standards, processes, and guidelines regarding the use and administration of the BI tools.+ Guide architecture design review process to drive ongoing improvement efforts+ Design for scale, integrate with other products, and ensure successful launch, sustainment, and continuous improvement+ Provide management with regular and timely status reports and benchmarking metrics of projects, issues, system implementations, and upgrades.**Required Skills and Experience:**+ Minimum Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Business Management, or specialized training/certification.+ 5-7 Years development and administrative experience within the Deltek Cognos ecosystem. Experience should include maintenance and support activities, performance monitoring and tuning, software configuration, and general IT processes such as Change Management, Configuration Management, Problem Resolution, and Incident Tracking required.+ Deltek Cognos experience required.+ 10+ years Analytics, Business Intelligence, or Data Warehouse implementation experience+ Strong business knowledge combined with the ability to communicate advanced analyses to an executive audience required+ 10+ years Deltek Cognos administration experience+ 10+ years Deltek Report writing experience+ Deltek Costpoint table structures+ Proven track record delivering BI / analytics solutions+ Strong analytical skills and the ability to be technically self-sufficient+ Experience drawing insights from structured and unstructured information+ Proven competency in dashboard design and information visualization techniques+ Ability to challenge and convince the various stakeholders involved in any project initiative or effort+ Experience with federal consulting and government contract accounting+ Strong project management and organizational skills required (agile projects), including a thorough understanding of how to interpret customer business needs and translate them into technical solutions+ Ability to explain technical concepts to non-technical associates and vice-versa+ Strong sense of customer service for internal customers+ Advanced MS Excel experience+ Exceptional ability to produce results within specified time frames+ Exceptional attention to detail and ability to identify process improvement opportunities**Desired Skills and Experience:**+ Master's degree preferred or equivalent experience\#LI-REMOTESMX is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to disability status, protected veteran status, race, color, age, religion, national origin, citizenship, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy or genetic information. Selected applicant will be subject to a background investigation. SMX is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.Vaccination within 60-days of hire, or an approved accommodation, is a requirement of the position per Executive Order 14042 (unless precluded by State law). If a candidate is not vaccinated, they may request an accommodation once offered the position, and the accommodation must be granted prior to the employee starting in the position. Candidate will have 60 days to get vaccinated.

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