Senior Data Analyst - Business Intelligence

Employer
Freddie Mac
Location
McLean, VA
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Apr 16, 2019
Closes
May 16, 2019
Ref
11576BR
Hours
Full Time
Are you someone who thrives on solving problems? Do you have an interest and passion for business intelligence (BI) and it's applications?

If you have proven technical and business support experience in BI tools (Tableau and MicroStrategy), apply today to join our growing Single-Family Data Division, as our newest Senior Data Analyst on the Business Intelligence team.

Your Work Falls into Two Primary Categories: Production Support & Operations Support for various business intelligence (BI) efforts within the corporation.

Responsibilities include:

* End user support for BI development (Tableau and MicroStrategy)
* Tool Administration: Security setup, user management, access control, database connectivity
* Facilitate Tool upgrades and disseminate related information to business stakeholders
* Facilitate Proof of Concepts in support of new BI products and features.
* Facilitate Center of Excellence and other centralized committees in the BI domain
* Own Day to Day Operational support of BI Infrastructure (e.g., Communication of System Downtime, Server Restarts, End Users Distros, etc.)
* Change Management - Coordinate with Business and IT stakeholders for any necessary production deployment activities
* Identify, log and track to resolution any BI related end user issues, which may or may not require cross coordination with other teams.

Qualifications

* Minimum five (5) years of current and hands-on experience supporting an enterprise or divisional data function.
* College Degree or equivalent experience; advanced studies/degree preferred.
* Self-starter that takes initiative to fill in gaps where needed.
* Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
* Working knowledge of the secondary mortgage market and the role of the GSEs.

Keys to success in this role

* Strong interpersonal and communication skills
* Team player with a good sense of humor
* Ability to do data analysis and problem solving
* Strong Organizational skills - comfortable managing multiple tasks concurrently
* Ability to communicate with both technical and non-technical teams
* Open to new processes and technologies

Top 3 Personal Competencies to possess

* Partnership - Build trust and strong partnerships through my own and my team's actions
* Drive for Execution - Be accountable for strong individual and team performance
* Customer Focus - Personally engage with customers to learn their needs

Preferred Skills

* Experience working with BI tools (Tableau and MicroStrategy preferred)
* Experience working in a centralized function providing end user support
* Basic knowledge of relational and dimensional data modeling
* Scripting is a plus
* Familiarity with Vertica, Denodo and/or Hadoop is a plus

Today, Freddie Mac makes home possible for one in four home borrowers and is one of the largest sources of financing for multifamily housing. Join our smart, creative and dedicated team and you'll do important work for the housing finance system and make a difference in the lives of others. Freddie Mac is an equal opportunity and top diversity employer. EOE, M/F/D/V.

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