Data Consultant

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  • Location:

    Harrisburg

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Job ref:

    356426

  • Published:

    7 months ago

  • Duration:

    12 months plus

  • Expiration date:

    02/02/2022

  • Start date:

    ASAP

Job Summary:

Signature Consultants is seeking a Data Consultant (remote until after Covid-19 ~ on site sometime in 2022) for an opportunity with a client located in Charlotte, NC. Our client is looking for someone to work on an assignment for 12 months + (prefer candidates who are eligible to covert to permanent employee).

Duties:

  • Working closely with key stakeholders to understand business needs and define requirements
  • Developing and delivering data analytics and reporting capabilities that allow for multiple reporting uses including scheduled, prescriptive reports as well as ad hoc queries
  • Delivering required reporting per agreed upon SLAs
  • Completing data analytics that will be used to guide business decisions; interpreting analysis into strategic and tactical recommendation and presenting results in a professional/compelling manner
  • Documenting process and training end users on reporting/analytics tools

Required Skills:

  • Highly organized and motivated self-starter who can deliver results with minimal direction
  • Creative and proactive problem solver
  • Ability to quickly grasp what the team needs and offer suggestions above and beyond what they are asking for
  • Ability to identify opportunities for improving team's capacity through the delivery of information and optimization of existing toolsets
  • Naturally curious individual with the ability to quickly become expert in the various data and systems used by the team
  • Proficient in data analytics with a proven track record of delivering results
  • Previous experience in managing large data sets, query tools, etc
  • Experience assembling impactful reporting packages
  • Able to work in an extremely fast paced environment
  • Strong relationship, team building and facilitation skills

Desired Skills:

  • Mastery of MS Office products (Excel, Power Point, Word, Outlook) including:
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Access: building, maintaining and managing databases
  • Expertise in Excel macros and graphs
  • Project Management Experience
  • Experience with Sharepoint development and support
  • Experience with key applications (e.g. Ariba, Fieldglass, VIPR, CA PPM)

Specific Skillsets:

  • Strong Data Management and Metadata Analysis skills
  • Experience with, and understanding of, implementing and measuring Data Quality and Controls
  • Must be able to identify, analyze and address problems to resolve issues whenever possible in way that minimizes negative impact and risk to the organization
  • Strong analytical skills/problem solving/conceptual thinking
  • Must be pro-active and be able to drive direction of work that needs to be completed
  • Ability to work with Technical and Non-Technical business owners
  • Ability to work independently on initiatives with little oversight. Motivated and willing to learn.
  • Effective communication skills
  • Must be comfortable in delivering messages across a wide spectrum of individuals having varying degrees of technical understanding
  • Must have strong leadership skills and qualities which enable you to work with peers and various levels of management

Top 3 Job Qualifications:

  • Strong Data Management and governance skills and experience
  • Experience with, and understanding of, implementing and measuring Data Quality and Controls
  • Experience and advanced understanding of the collection and management of, and business value of, metadata (as it relates to the governance of data and data quality)

About Signature Consultants, LLC

Headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Signature Consultants was established in 1997 with a singular focus: to provide clients and consultants with superior staffing solutions. For the ninth consecutive year, Signature was voted as one of the "Best Staffing Firms to Work For" and is now the 14th largest IT staffing firm in the United States (source: Staffing Industry Analysts). With 28 locations throughout North America, Signature annually deploys thousands of consultants to support, run, and manage their clients' technology needs. Signature offers IT staffing, consulting, managed solutions, and direct placement services. For more information on the company, please visit www.sigconsult.com. Signature Consultants is the parent company to Hunter Hollis and Madison Gunn.

EEO Employer

Signature Consultants is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate or allow discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, genetic information, registered domestic partner status, marital status, disability, status as a crime victim, protected veteran status, political affiliation, union membership, or any other characteristic protected by law. Signature will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at or 888.838.1020.