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Database Analyst

  • Location:
    Urbandale, Iowa
  • Job reference:
  • Category:
    Information Systems
  • Contract Type:
    Contract/Temp to Hire

**No Corp To Corp- Must be able to work full time without sponsorship**
Greetings! One of our clients in Des Moines is looking to bring on a Database Analyst to assist in their data warehousing efforts. This position is contract-to-hire. The job description is listed below.
Client is launching a cutting edge Business Intelligence data warehouse for the industry’s largest insurance marketing organization. You will be a critical part of our Business Intelligence team. You will work directly with our Database Architect to design and build an innovative analytics solution that will drive our business.
The Database Analyst has development and support responsibility for our business critical data. In addition this position is responsible for implementing the established data architecture, relying on experience and good judgment to design solutions that expand our solid foundation. You’ll get to use industry leading tools to develop and manage our next generation Data Warehouse.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
• Build and maintain Data Warehouse tables and processes in line with our data architecture. (35%)
• Identify, profile, and map relevant data sources. Perform field analysis and mapping, working with Vendors, Business Analysts, users and SMEs as needed. (25%)
• Support the Data Warehouse by responding to process failures and data anomalies. (25%)
• Support efforts to improve business performance through enterprise information solutions and capabilities, such as Business Intelligence, Master Data Management (MDM), analytics, data integration, and related information management. (10%)
• Adhere to and enforce data security requirements and solutions: help ensure that data (both on-premises and in the cloud) is treated as a protected asset. (5%)
• Team mindset: we are a small group so everyone has an important part to play toward our success.
• Adaptable to shifting priorities within an Agile environment.
• Able to collaborate with peers on technical topics and work toward optimal solutions.
• Engage with Business Analysts on relevant business issues, translating into technical implementation.
• A troubleshooting mentality, willing to chase a problem until root cause is identified and fully resolved.
Education and/or Experience:
• Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Systems or similar.
• 2 – 5 years professional experience working with relational and/or dimensional databases.
• Proficient with SQL (T-SQL, PL/SQL, etc.), with experience writing moderate to complex queries.
• Familiar with Database design concepts and aware of best practices.
• Understands database design concepts (3NF, Normalization/Denormalization, Dimensional Model).
• Experience with SSIS and XML
• Azure is a not required, but preferred

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