Initech Global is looking for a Data Analyst for a part time 6 month contract with the potential of being hired full time permanent for our client in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
Market Research Support. Writing and executing SQL queries to compile lists for Market Research studies.
Provide analytical & reporting support to one or more functional areas (e.g., Market Research, Sales, Marketing, Legal, Finance, etc.).
Extracts & analyzes business data to support strategic and tactical decision-making, to assist in long-range business planning, to evaluate the effectiveness of different organizational initiatives, and to support effective, targeted communications.
Defines, develops and tracks key performance measures.
Identifies fact based best practices to further the development of solutions-oriented sales programs.
Generates ad hoc and recurring reports & analyses to assist in tracking various aspects of business performance.
Requires a basic working knowledge of SQL (structured query language for extracting data from data warehouse) in order to perform simple to moderately complex data mining tasks
Requires a basic working knowledge of qualitative and quantitative analysis
Develops technical proficiency in research methodologies, data analysis and data management approaches and techniques
Supports less complex research projects and programs
Executes simple to moderately complex research tasks
Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Related Experience:
BA/BS in Business, Statistics, or Computer Science/Information Technology with at least 1-year experience in related field
Basic understanding of SQL along with some prior experience writing SQL queries for mining data from a data warehouse
Basic project management skills (e.g., requirement gathering, planning, scheduling, monitoring, cost/benefit analysis)
Developing competency in research design and analysis
Developing competency in statistical analysis and model building
Developing understanding and competency in utilizing relational databases and data warehousing technologies
Developing competency in a variety of analytic and reporting tools (e.g., statistical package; decision trees; OLAP; report writers; spreadsheets and other desktop applications)
Excellent quantitative and analytical skills
Developing ability to design and deliver research reports in formats appropriate to a wide variety of target audiences
Strong problem-solving skills
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Ability to work independently
Developing knowledge of business areas served and the overall organization
Initech Global is a leader in the staffing industry, providing consulting, recruiting, and staffing solutions in the fields of information technology, engineering, and manufacturing. Since 2001, Initech Global has been helping companies around the world accomplish their most critical business objectives through our disciplined client service approach, and our unique talent management model. Both client and talent retention continue to surpass 90% since the company’s inception fifteen years ago, and we’ve been recognized by Inc. 5000 as one of the fastest-growing private companies in the US for the last two years. Our clients and employees are the key to our success, and people are at the heart of everything we do. We are Initech Global, and we are Powered By People.
Required Skills:SQL, Data Mining, Market Research