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IT Data Analyst, Senior

Company: Blue Shield of California
Location: Oakland
Posted on: September 18, 2022

Job Description:

Blue Shield of California's mission is to ensure all Californians have access to high-quality health care at a sustainably affordable price. We are transforming health care in a way that truly serves our nonprofit mission by lowering costs, improving quality, and enhancing the member and physician experience.
To fulfill our mission, we must ensure a diverse, equitable, and inclusive environment where all employees can be their authentic selves and fully contribute to meet the needs of the multifaceted communities we serve. Our comprehensive approach to diversity, equity, and inclusion combines a focus on our people, processes, and systems with a deep commitment to promoting social justice and health equity through our products, business practices, and presence as a corporate citizen.
Blue Shield has received awards and recognition for being a certified Great Place to Work, best place to work for LGBTQ equality, leading disability employer, one of the best companies for women to advance, Bay Area's top companies in volunteering & giving, and one of the world's most ethical companies. Here at Blue Shield of California, we are striving to make a positive change across our industry and the communities we live in - join us!
Your Role
The Data Analyst team will be responsible for performing detailed data analysis, source to target designs, data profiling, and metadata management in support of new development /implementation or enhancement of existing data assets. The Senior Data Analyst will report to the Manager - Data Analyst. In this role, you will participate in designing, developing, and implementing large enterprise data warehouse/BI solutions. In addition, you will support operations and assist with production, and incident resolution. This position requires strong collaboration with a cross-functional team consisting of business system analysts, business partners, third-party vendors, solution leads, data modelers, analysts, and development teams. The analysts will be responsible for understanding business requirements, researching/analyzing requirements and understanding datasets that support business functions, conducting data profiling, provide the appropriate source to target transformations rules/logic for the implementation. Data Analysts are expected to integral part of the full development lifecycle process from concept, design, and development through testing, and implementation.
Your Work
In this role, you will:
Be responsible for performing data analysis which includes inspecting, profiling, and transforming with the goal of discovering useful information, suggesting conclusions, and supporting decision making
Perform data analysis, gap and impact analysis for medium to large-sized assignments (with med/large number of data elements, one-to-multiple sources, business impact, and visibility)
Use documented procedures to create a source-to-target mapping, document code map capturing business and technical metadata, and complete data linkage
Perform data profiling, present findings to various audiences, and propose options
Perform ad-hoc, live research to demonstrate/present data issues, patterns, relationships, findings, and/or recommendations
Partner with Business Subject Matter Experts, Business System Analysts, Solution Technical Leads, Data/Application architects, and development teams to analyze data requirements to ensure data design is aligned with business strategy, project, and scope
Highly proficient in SQL skills with the ability to manipulate and analyze high-volume, high-dimensionality data from various sources using a variety of tools and data analysis techniques
Ability to perform ad hoc, live research to demonstrate/present data issues, patterns, relationships, findings and/or recommendations, risks, and assumptions
Ability to work with cross-functional teams: data stewards, architects, data governance, data modeler, data quality, development, solution leads, and QA team to address data and mapping questions
Your Knowledge and Experience
Requires a bachelor's degree preferably in computer science, statistics, or mathematics or equivalent experience
Requires at least 5 years of experience in data analysis
Requires at least 5 years of hands-on experience in SQL, including querying large and complex data sets
5 years of experience in one or more relational or columnar databases or appliances like DB2, Oracle, MS SQL Server, Netezza, Redshift etc.
Working experience will be a plus with Informatica Analysis, Informatica Data Quality, IBM Information Governance Catalog, Denodo
Strong experience in data management, data integration, data warehouse, data virtualization, and data quality design patterns and techniques
Demonstrated experience working with vendor partners, cross-functional and development teams in terms of end-to-end technical delivery
Strong analytic, process flow, problem-solving, communication, customer service, and organization skills, required
Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Capable of delivering on multiple competing priorities with little supervision
Prior cloud-based project experience or prior Healthcare experience is a plus
Our Values
Honest. We hold ourselves to the highest ethical and integrity standards. We build trust by doing what we say we're going to do and by acknowledging and correcting where we fall short
Human. We strive to be our authentic selves, listening and communicating effectively, and showing empathy towards others by walking in their shoes
Courageous. We stand up for what we believe in and are committed to the hard work necessary to achieve our ambitious goals

Keywords: Blue Shield of California, Oakland , IT Data Analyst, Senior, Professions , Oakland, California

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