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Data Analyst, III

Location: Rockville, MD Additional Locations:
Job Number: 869328 Date posted: 02/12/2020
Description:

This individual contributor is primarily responsible for supporting data-informed decisions, gathering data and information on targeted variables in an established systematic fashion, and preparing data for analytic efforts. This position develops, implements, and automates business and reporting solutions and supporting data analysis interpretation.



Essential Responsibilities:

  • Pursues self-development and effective relationships with others by proactively providing resources, information, advice, and expertise with coworkers and customers; influencing others through technical explanations and examples; providing occasional mentoring to team members; listening and responding to, seeking, and addressing performance feedback; creating plans to capitalize on strengths and develop weaknesses; anticipating and responding to the needs of others; and adapting to and learning from change, difficulties, and feedback.
  • Completes work assignments by applying up-to-date expertise in subject area to generate creative solutions; ensuring all procedures and policies are followed; leveraging an understanding of data, and resources to support projects or initiatives; collaborating cross-functionally to solve business problems; identifying and monitoring priorities, deadlines, and expectations; communicating progress and information; identifying, recommending, and implementing ways to address improvement opportunities; and escalating issues or risks as appropriate.
  • Gathers data and information on targeted variables in an established systematic fashion by validating data sources; querying, merging, and extracting data across sources; completing routine data refresh and update; developing and/or delivering tools for electronic data collection; and providing user training, support, and documentation.
  • Prepares data for analytic efforts by consolidating data; reviewing data for quality and accuracy; profiling data inaccuracies; and cleaning and creating final data set(s) for analysis.
  • Develops, implements, and automates business and reporting solutions by working with stakeholders in their design, planning, and implementation while ensuring consistency and coherency; summarizing data and results; creating summary statistics; organizing data reports, visualizations, and/or interactive Business Intelligence (BI) reports; identifying needs for the development and implementation of additional reporting solutions; and preparing documentation as appropriate.  
  • Supports data analysis interpretation by applying findings to contextual settings under the guidance of more senior employees; and developing reports and presentations telling a compelling story to stakeholders to enable and influence decision making.
  • Supports data-informed decisions by consulting with clients to identify and clarify key business needs; developing outcomes and process measures; translating business requirements; determining data/information needs and data collection methods; developing analysis plans; measuring the impact of business decisions on clients, customers, and/or members; working with clients and staff to identify opportunities and methods to improve efficiencies with analysis; supporting and training end-users; and documenting processes and deliverables.

  • Basic Qualifications:

    Experience

  • Minimum three (3) years experience in data analytics or a directly related field
    Education

  • Bachelor's degree in mathematics, statistics, computer science, engineering, social/physical/life science, business, or related field OR four (4) years of experience in a directly related field.
  • High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) required.
    License, Certification, Registration

  • N/A.


    Additional Requirements:

  • N/A


    Preferred Qualifications:

  • One (1) year health care and or regulatory and or project management experience.
  • One (1) year experience delivering presentations to management.
  • One (1) year experience working in a matrixed organization.
  • Two (2) years robotic process automation experience.
  • Two (2) years statistical modeling or text analytics experience.
  • Two (2) years experience working with statistical analysis software and or SPSS and or SAS.
  • Two (2) years machine learning experience.
  • Two (2) years experience working with Cognos, Business Objects, artificial intelligence tools, business intelligence tools, Open Source Tools, Tableau, Access, or Excel.
  • One (1) year experience in process improvement.
  • Two (2) years experience working with data visualization tools.
  • One (1) year experience in a leadership role with or without direct reports.
  • Two (2) years programming experience.
  • Two (2) years experience working with data extraction and manipulation language.
  • Two (2) years experience working with quality management and data profiling tools.
  • Two (2) years experience working with SQL.
  • Two (2) years relational database and or server maintenance experience.
  • Master's degree in mathematics, statistics, computer science, engineering, social/physical/life science, business, or related field.
  • Accredited Project Management Certification.
  • Accredited Process Improvement Certification.
  • Primary Location: Maryland,Rockville,Rockville Regional Offices 2101 E. Jefferson St. Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Shift: Day Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri Working Hours Start: 9:00 AM Working Hours End: 5:00 PM Job Schedule: Full-time Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: Salaried, Non-Union, Exempt Job Level: Individual Contributor Job Category: Accounting, Finance and Actuarial Services Department: Financial Planning Travel: No Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.

    External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.

    About Accounting, Finance, & Actuarial Careers

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    Applying probability and statistics to the practical problems of insurance, our actuarial team performs a variety of duties, including calculating the cost of premiums and policy values, preparing statistical studies, and forecasting financial results.

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