Business Data Analyst

Posted 9 days 10 hours ago by LabCorp

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Statistics and Data Analysis
North Carolina, Durham, United States, 27709
Job Description

The Business Data Analyst (BDA) will serve as a liaison between the subject matter expects (SME) and the Informatics development team. The role is part business analyst and part business intelligence analyst. BDA will analyze and understand the data in order to obtain and transform business requirements into functional and technical specifications that result in development of ETL, Data Model and Reports. The BDA will assist with validation of reports to confirm it meets requirements.

Job Responsibilities:

* Interview business users to gather requirements for reports, extracts, data.
* Working in junction with Business stakeholders, identify and assess potential data sources. Perform gap and impact analysis.
* Help business stakeholders formulate in-depth actionable insights that can be derived with the different data like clinical and operational.
* Create well-written, clear, concise and accurate document artifacts including functional specifications, gap analysis documents, mapping documents and process diagrams for the purposes of data lake and data warehouse construction, report development etc.
* Perform specifications reviews with the business, developers and QA analysts.
* Analyze and interpret data in existing databases to support projects and resolve data issues.
* Map source system data, to data lake and calculated views.

* Coding ability needed to develop datasets, integrate various decentralized tables, and to summarize for performance metrics and insights.
* Strong Excel usage & knowledge needed.
* Exposure to Dashboard development like Tableau desired.
* Self-starter with strong sense of ownership and ability to work autonomously.
* Ability to function independently in a multi-task environment, and as well as part of a team.
* Excellent problem solving and conceptual thinking abilities.
* Candidate should be comfortable developing reporting and analytics with no existing roadmap.


* 5-7+ years of experience in IT as a Business Data Analyst.
* Ability to understand how data relates to source systems, its relevance to upstream and downstream applications, and business.
* Ability to write requirements to extract data from existing databases, document transformation rules based on business requirements gathered from non-technical people.
* Ability to provide functional and data requirement documents together with Data Architects.
* Experience using Tableau, Jira, Confluence and/or other reporting tools.
* Having healthcare data experience is plus.
* Preferably, experience in data warehouse environment.
* Must be a team player, able to work with people within and outside of the organization.
* Strong communication skills, both verbal and written as well as exemplary organizational skills Previous experience leading or managing teams.

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