Sr. Big Data Analyst

Employer
GEICO
Location
Chevy Chase, MD
Posted
Sep 25, 2020
Closes
Sep 28, 2020
Ref
1237225268
Function
Analyst
Hours
Full Time
The Data Consumption team of Decision Sciences and Transformation (DSaT) department is seeking a highly motivated Technical Business/Data Analyst to start or continue an IT career at GEICO on the Big Data project.Teaming up with software engineers, scrum masters, leads, managers and directors, you will work in an Agile environment to make application data ingested from various partner systems consumable on the Big Data Atomic Layer. In this role, you will coordinate with a variety of IT departments to elicit and translate high level business requirements into detailed system requirements. You will participate in the entire software development lifecycle by writing and executing test plans, finding solutions to issues during development and after deployment. You should be intellectually curious, have a solutions-oriented attitude and enjoy learning new tools and techniques. QualificationsRequired Qualifications: o Strong SQL, data mapping, and data profiling skills o Working knowledge of Big Data and the Hadoop Ecosystem o Assists developers with more complex and detailed projects including root cause analysis, gap analysis etc. o Knowledge of Data transformation, Data management & ETL processes o Excellent time management skills and attention to detail is required o Excellent verbal/written communication skills, including communicating technical issues to non-technical audiences o Strong problem-solving ability, critical thinking skills, creative/innovative thinking o Ability and desire to learn new skills and techniques o Ability to thrive while working on ambiguous or challenging projects oA Bachelor's degree in a computer or information technology or currently enrolled in a degree programDesirable Qualifications: o At least 2 years' experience on writing queries using SQL o Proficient in SQL and able to extract & validate data using SQL query o Project Management experience o Experience documenting business and system requirements, processes, workflows and test plans o Experience with Relational Database (Microsoft SQ, Oracle or DB2) o Ability to work independently while supporting multiple projects in a dynamic environment o Understanding of software development, web technologies, and testing approaches#LI-SB1 #DI-SBThe safety of our associates, both current and future, is GEICO's highest priority. At this time, most of our associates are working remotely due to the current COVID-19 pandemic. Candidates who are selected for this position will be trained remotely and must be able to work from home in a designated work area. Once GEICO determines it is safe for associates to return to the office, candidates may be required to work in our Chevy Chase, MD office. About GEICOFor more than 75 years, GEICO has stood out from the rest of the insurance industry! We are one of the nation's largest and fastest-growing auto insurers thanks to our low rates, outstanding service and clever marketing. We're an industry leader employing thousands of dedicated and hard-working associates. As a wholly owned subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway, we offer associates training and career advancement in a financially stable and rewarding workplace. Our associates' quality of life is important to us. Full-time GEICO associates are offered a comprehensive Total Rewards Program*, including: 401(k) and profit-sharing plans Medical, dental, vision and life insurance Paid vacation, holidays and leave programs Tuition reimbursement Associate assistance program Flexible spending accounts Business casual dress Fitness and dining facilities (at most locations) Associate clubs and sports teams Volunteer opportunities GEICO Federal Credit Union Benefit offerings for positions other than full-time may vary. GEICO is an equal opportunity employer. GEICO conducts drug screens and background checks on applicants who accept employment offers. How to Apply Click "Apply for Job" to complete your application. You will need an active email address and phone number. Please upload your resume, preferably as Word .doc files or PDF. Once you begin your application you can save it and access it later. Your application should include any work and/or internship experience from at least the past five years.