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Data Analyst

Resp & Qualifications

PURPOSE:
The main purpose of a data analyst is to find meaning in data so that the derived knowledge can be used to make informed decisions and assist the organization in making better business decisions. 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Engages in data exploration using various programming languages (reading and writing code), requiring knowledge of multiple database structures
  • Supports stakeholder in gathering business and technical requirements to deliver data driven solutions
  • Produces technical documentation that is consistent with professional standards
  • Research and analyze data flow across data ecosystem including operational and analytical data platforms
  • Serve as an knowledgable resource supporting data questions and issues from stakeholders.
  • Collect, analyze, and interpret data to glean insights, and suggest business appropriate recommendations
  • Participate in the design, development, validation and delivery of data to provide insight into business decisions.


QUALIFICATIONS:

Experience: 3 years of data analysis or relevant work experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Hands on experience with Big Data/NoSQL Platforms with experience delivering production projects at scale.
  • Experience in health care industry.
  • Experience with DataMining using SQL.
  • Demonstrated ability to produce detailed documentation, analyze, investigate, and verify results related to reported issues.
  • Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSAs).
  • Quantitative ,analytical  and problem solving skills.
  • Knowledge and understanding of analytical tools, languages ,applications, platforms.
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal.
  • Ability to learn quickly and take direction.
  • The incumbent is required to immediately disclose any debarment, exclusion, or other event that makes them ineligible to perform work directly or indirectly on Federal health care programs.
  • Must be able to effectively work in a fast-paced environment with frequently changing priorities, deadlines, and workloads that can be variable for long periods of time.
  • Must be able to meet established deadlines and handle multiple customer service demands from internal and external customers, within set expectations for service excellence.
  • Must be able to effectively communicate and provide positive customer service to every internal and external customer, including customers who may be demanding or otherwise challenging.


Education Level: Bachelor's Degree
Education Details: Data Science, Mathematics, Computer Science, Statistics, Business or related field
In Lieu of Education: In lieu of a Bachelor's degree, an additional 4 years of relevant work experience is required in addition to the required work experience.
 


 

Department

Department: Information Technology

Equal Employment Opportunity

CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield is an Equal Opportunity (EEO) employer.  It is the policy of the Company to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

Hire Range Disclaimer

Actual salary will be based on relevant job experience and work history.

Where To Apply

Please visit our website to apply: www.carefirst.com/careers

Closing Date

Please apply before: October 14, 2021

Federal Disc/Physical Demand

Note:  The incumbent is required to immediately disclose any debarment, exclusion, or other event that makes him/her ineligible to perform work directly or indirectly on Federal health care programs.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The associate is primarily seated while performing the duties of the position.  Occasional walking or standing is required.  The hands are regularly used to write, type, key and handle or feel small controls and objects.  The associate must frequently talk and hear.  Weights up to 25 pounds are occasionally lifted.

Sponsorship in US

Must be eligible to work in the U.S. without Sponsorship

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