Data Analyst (Business Intelligence)

West Des Moines, IA 50266

Posted: 05/02/2024 Category: Information Technology Job Number: 105718

Job Description

Data Analyst (Business Intelligence)


Grimes, IA

Direct Hire Role

General Function

An developing data professional contributing to the design of data models and databases, data quality, and the effective acquisition, integration, management and communication of data and metadata.


Core Competencies
  • Partnerships
  • Growth mindset
  • Results oriented
  • Customer focused
  • Professionalism


Reporting Relations:

Accountable and Reports to: TBD

Positions that Report to you: TBD


Primary Duties and Responsibilities
  • Is able to pull pre-defined data sources together for common problems. More complex data needs will be a challenge within domain.
  • Learning and able to interact with modeling techniques. May not yet be master of any one, but is on their way to be. Is able to understand and communicate simple results, but needs direction on where next to take the model(s).
  • Works with superiors to understand evaluation metrics. Collaborates with superiors to plan out next action steps in the modeling process.
  • Works with superiors on deployment.
  • Familiarity with statistical or technical software. Varying levels of code efficiency. Focus on key areas of need to upskill code writing.
  • Able to create basic visuals.
  • Develops, configures, and tests data and metadata flows from specifications
  • Performs data profiling and builds Data Quality rules from specifications
  • Prepares data policies, standards, and procedures
  • Performs on-boarding and curation of data in enterprise data catalog


Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Worker Characteristics
  • Has a basic understanding of their team's domain, and how it contributes to overall business strategy. Is able to identify more complex KPI's or inner-workings within their focus area.
  • Builds and maintains working knowledge of multiple business areas and the data and applications that support them.
  • Demonstrates working knowledge of multiple data management and analytics tools and technologies.
  • Exhibits an understanding of the technical architecture, data landscape and IT environment, as well as tools used in development, deployment, and testing.


Experience and Education

Bachelor degree preferred, or relevant experience.


Supervisory Responsibilities (Direct Reports)
  • Operates effectively as part of a team and manages own work, including estimating own work effort for input to project planning.
  • Escalates delays, issues, risks and highlights to managers and/or project leads.


Physical Requirements
  • Visual requirements include: ability to see detail at near range with or without correction.
  • Must be physically able to perform sedentary work: operating a computer, occasionally lifting or carrying objects of no more than 10 pounds, and occasionally standing or walking.
  • Must be able to perform the following physical activities: meeting with customers, kneeling, reaching, handling, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing, and repetitive motions.

If you think this position is a good fit for you, please reach out to me - feel free to call, text, e-mail, or apply to this posting!

Brett Middleton

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