Data Analyst/Analytics Consultant in Fort Mill, SC at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 2/21/2018

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Job Description

Job #:  809297


Position:Data Analyst (Analytics Consultant)

Terms: 6 month+ contract with intent to convert full-time.

Start Date: ASAP



1. Must have strong Analytic/Critical thinking skills – ability to understand what story the internal customer is trying to tell and create that story - through pulling data and creating reports. Work closely with those customers to develop and deliver the reports will most accurately bring to light the information they are looking for.

2. Strong Reporting, Documentation, and Data Analysis (able to gather requirements) - Strong ability to create/deliver reporting and dissect talking points for those customers in their presentations.  Should have Advanced Excel skills (Strong with V-Look ups and Pivot tables, ect... ) and proficient with Word, Excel, access, PowerPoint, visio.

3. Technical Skills: Must have strong SAS and SAS VA (Tableau or Hadoop)  We are told we can only use SAS for AdHoc reporting now, and Not day to day production reporting.  We will eventually have to convert the SAS reports into SQL

4. Business Consulting Skills:   able to speak to the business process. Must have experience interacting business and providing solutions and creating presentations for them. This is a reporting and analytics group.  They do need someone who can understand the logic of why/what data to pull and can understand how data is.  Need someone that can tell a story with large amounts of data.   *Ideally the resource can immerse themselves in the business, understanding their need, take their feedback and then be a consultant to them by, helping them pull together data and put it into a report (into a story) and even coming to the table with recommendations based of the Analytics they find too.

5. Strong Communication & Presentation skills – Should be business Savvy and able to communicate effectively/build relationships with all Business partners.





This group is in charge of analytics and reporting for Default Servicing. They support internal clients on reporting needs and requirements, help shape the reports and prepare talking points for the internal customers to use in meetings. The reports that this group runs are very high profile reports, they are sent to investors along to Washington on major events that happen within the organization.



- Ability to research, trend/analyze data, summarize and recommend new strategies and solutions.

- Technical skills that can take data and turn into a presentation/story and articulate the story surrounding the data to senior leaders in the organization.

- Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively (verbal and written) analytical results, and recommendations.

- Demonstrated critical thinking skills with the ability to quickly recognize and resolve problems.

- Demonstrated excellence at identifying stakeholders, understanding business needs and driving analytical/reporting solutions.

- Proven experience in building partnerships, collaborating and influencing at senior levels and across business lines.

- Demonstrated ability to manage effectively in a matrixed organization, develop partnerships with many business and functional areas, provide insights into data/processes and identify trends which may present opportunities or reflects gaps.

- Relationship building and the ability to drive decision making through a consensus building approach.

 - Strong organizational and time management skills with the ability to manage multiple responsibilities and tasks simultaneously.

- Self-directed, attention to detail and take ownership on all assigned tasks timely.

- Must be a self-starter with the ability to acquire new concepts and skills quickly.


Preferred Skills:

- Strong hands on SAS and SAS VA (Tableau or Hadoop are equivalent) skills.

- Experience with predictive modeling using statistical techniques (such as logistic regression, Markov model) and/or simple data mining techniques. Excellent problem solving and analytical skills, with ability to apply critical judgment.

- Deep understanding of mortgage default processes and functions, or equivalent experience.

- Risk Management experience highly desirable.









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