Data Analyst in Rockville, MD at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 9/11/2019

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Job #:  1007365

ROLE: Data Analyst
LOCATION: Rockville, MD
OVERVIEW: Apex Systems has an immediate need for a mid to senior level Business Data Analyst to support new initiatives. The position is on a long-term contract basis with competitive hourly compensation depending on experience. Successful candidates must have strong SQL knowledge, as well as the ability to gather requirement, create documentation, and look at trends in data.
If interested, please send an updated resume to Chris Harless at
  • Analyze stakeholder needs to help define technical solution and author or oversee formal requirement deliverables
  • Serve as a subject matter expert for applications/ programs, business processes or initiatives and provide needed project support.
  • Independently interact with stakeholders to understand problem/opportunity, elicit business requirements, and document and review requirements.
  • Identify and resolve stakeholder issues.
  • Facilitate the flow of information between stakeholders to ensure a common understanding of needs and deliverables.
  • Build strong partner relationships with stakeholders, including management and advocate business needs on their behalf.
  • Establish objectives based on business requirements and resources, and provide recommendations to management.
  • Manage and provide new features or enhancements and collaborate with delivery team to prioritize changes to the system.
  • Develop a detailed understanding of the stakeholders and the impact of the request being addressed to provide better insight in solution recommendations
  • Support end-user feedback activities, such as, user acceptance testing and demonstration. 
  • Analyze data sets to gain an understanding of the data, discover data anomalies, and look for ways to leverage data in support of the clients regulatory mission.
  • Use appropriate technology tools to analyze data sources and check for anomalies.
  • Define and document key business processes, technical requirements, data scenarios and data transformations.

  • Strong foundation in SQL including Analytical SQL
  • Experience in understanding the usage of statistics in data analysis
  • Experience working with large data sets
  • Adequate written and verbal communication skills including formal requirement writing
  • Experience working with Cloud technologies is a plus
  • Previous experience within financial/stock market desirable

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