Data Analyst (Junior Level)

Location
Herndon, VA
Posted
Jul 18, 2019
Closes
Jul 26, 2019
Ref
222367
Function
IT
Industry
Other
Hours
Full Time
Job Summary/Company:

Do you have a passion for data, marketing, and analytics? Do you want a job where you will use a combination of critical thinking and data understanding? If you thrive in fast-paced environments, and want to be surrounded by brilliant coworkers, then become a Data Analyst today! Sparks Group has partnered with a growing IT Solutions firm to assist them in building up their team of Data Analysts. This role requires critical thinking, problem solving, curiosity and the ability to collaborate with a team or take on an individual project. Expand your career and become a mid-level data analyst and help assess and investigate data to monitor and communicate insights.

Responsibilities:
  • Use predictive modeling, statistics, trend analysis, and other data analysis techniques to assist with identifying and exploring of internal and external data sources
  • Assist with building data sets by importing and converting data
  • Aid with identifying data quality anomalies, and identify trends and improvement opportunities
  • Collaborate with business partners to ensure data and analytical quality
Qualifications/Background Profile:
  • Position requires advanced Microsoft Office skills
  • Position requires proficiency with scripting in Python (and preferably Linux) and rapid prototyping
  • Position requires experience working with data in SQL DB
  • Position requires a minimum of a secret clearance
  • Position prefers experience working with social media platforms
  • Position prefers knowledge of and experience working with tools like Tableau, R, SQL, or Solr

This is a direct hire opportunity with a great salary, benefits and growth opportunity! If selected for this role our client will sponsor the appropriate clearance. Applicants with active clearances will receive priority consideration.

Qualified candidates should send their resume AND call Sparks Group for additional details. Please note, resume must include a valid email address in order to be considered. We look forward to discussing your background, your current job search, and your potential career path with Sparks Group!

Sparks Group is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, pregnancy, citizenship, family status, genetic information, disability, or protect veteran status.

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