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Senior Business Data Analyst - Financial Services

Company: Arkatechture
Location: Portland
Posted on: September 21, 2023

Job Description:

Senior Business Data Analyst - Financial ServicesDepartment: Professional ServicesEmployment Type: Full TimeLocation: Portland, ME, USADescriptionWhy Work Here?At Arkatechture, we have a simple shared mission: to build a sustainable organization built upon three pillars: Do something meaningful, With a great team, Earning what you deserve.We started in 2012 with a passion for data, business, and getting things done. We are a team of data lovers and technical experts who use our skills to help businesses big and small harness, utilize, and optimize their data. As New England's Data Resource, we are a small company constantly evolving to keep up with changing landscapes in the data world.We are proud of the community and culture that we've created at Arkatechture, and we have no intention of slowing down. We offer a competitive benefits package that includes:

  • A flexible work-from-home policy
  • Open-concept office in Portland, ME with an easy-going dress code, and fresh pots and pops all day (that's coffee and popcorn!)
  • Training & certificate reimbursement
  • A competitive benefits package that includes medical, disability, life insurance and optional dental/vision
  • 401K Retirement planning with company matching
  • Generous paid time off and ten paid holidays
  • Employee recognition through milestone awards including annual PTO increases, as well as a 4 day work-week at 3 years of service!
    All employees share our core values: put the team first, practice humility, take pride in everything we do, stay curious, care for our community & environment, take work seriously; ourselves not so much.The PositionArkatechture is seeking candidates for a Senior Business Data Analyst position to support Business Intelligence and Data warehousing initiatives focused on our Financial Services clients.
    As a Senior Business Data Analyst, responsibilities include data analysis, data profiling, data mapping, and developing SQL views. Requires proficiency in interpreting data, trends, patterns in complex data sets, technical expertise with data models, databases and reporting tools like Tableau or PowerBI. The ability to interpret and use artifacts like business requirement documents, system requirements documents, requirement traceability matrix, workflows, data mapping, etc. is required. The ideal candidate will be able to work efficiently with the business and the technology teams collaborating with the project/program managers. This position has the opportunity to be 100% remote if desired.How to Apply
    Please send a cover letter and resume with your application. You must submit both documents to be considered for the position. Don't meet every single requirement? Studies have shown that women and people of color are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single qualification. At Arkatechture we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace, so if you're excited about this role but your past experience doesn't align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyways. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.Key Responsibilities

    • Requirement gathering for Data pipeline development
    • Managing client interactions and growing client relationship during projects
    • Develop Source to Target Mappings
    • Data Profiling, analyzing source system data and metadata and collect requirements for data ingestion into a data warehouse
    • Developing and deconstructing complex SQL, Common Table Expressions, Stored Procedures, and Views for Business Conformance layers
    • Data Cleansing, Data Quality assessments and developing data quality rules
    • Implementing data warehouses, data collection systems, data analytics and other strategies that optimize business intelligence and analytical efficiency and quality
    • Building reference data for hierarchies, lookups and grouping purposes
    • Acquiring data from primary or secondary data sources and developing and maintaining Data Dictionaries
    • Identify, analyze, and interpret trends or patterns in complex data sets
    • Filter and "clean" data by reviewing reports and key performance indicators to locate and correct code problems
    • Testing using SQL and providing development sign off
    • Mentoring & review SQL code and deliverables of junior & mid-level Data Analysts
    • Locate and define new process improvement opportunities
    • Documentation of processes and workflows
    • Additional responsibilities as assigned
      Skills, Knowledge and ExpertiseMinimum Qualifications

      • Bachelor's Degree in a relevant field or 5-8 years of experience in a similar role
      • 5+ years as a Subject Matter Expert in Financial Services, especially Commercial and/or Consumer lending
      • Expert in complex SQL syntax
      • Domain expertise in Financial Services working with Banks and/or Credit Unions, preferably focused on full credit lifecycle for Commercial and/or Consumer lending
      • Enthusiastic, learner and driven with a positive attitude
      • Strong critical and analytical thinking and problem solving skills
      • Experience working on multiple databases such as Snowflake, SQL Server, Databricks, Oracle, PostgreSQL, MySQL, etc
      • A strong understanding of Agile software development life cycle and methodology
      • Experience working on Data Management projects for Data Lakes/Data Warehousing
      • Experience driving and growing client interaction as part of sales support and project delivery
        Preferred Experience

        • Understanding of cloud platforms such as AWS
        • Experience developing and implementing dbt models


Keywords: Arkatechture, Portland , Senior Business Data Analyst - Financial Services, Accounting, Auditing , Portland, Maine

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