Sr. Business Analyst in Johnston, IA at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 3/1/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Job #:  817914

Sr. Business Analyst

Des Moines, IA

Project Scope:

  • Supports research data science activity by assisting in planning and conducting data integration, testing, and quality assurance. 
  • Contributes to efficient daily operation of data science and data engineering teams and projects.
  • Conducts data science experiments and analysis. 

Project and Responsibilities:

Duties and responsibilities:

  1. Conducts analysis and experiments adapting procedures as required.
  2. Plans new experiments in consultation with manager.
  3. Maintains or improves efficient daily work place operations.
  4. Summarizes experiments, manages and analyzes data and prepares reports.
  5. Supervises and is accountable for assigned projects and coordinates experiments with other locations.
  6. Use presentation and/or other visual tools  to communicate results.
  7. Data and software Q/A.
  8. Project tracking and software documentation (confluence, jira).

Skills / Experience: 

Education and experience:

•  M.S. or experienced B.S. in a technical field (e.g. Computer Science, Plant Science, Geography, Environmental Science, Engineering or other)


  • Strong skills with desktop analytical systems such as: Excel, Spotfire, GIS for data integration, evaluation, and QA
  • Comfortable working in linux environments and experience or willingness to learn use of cloud computing resources
  • Experience/familiarity with Python for use of existing tools or to assist with data manipulation, munging, testing, and development efforts
  • Good interpersonal communication skills for working with team members, learning their needs, and communicating result
  • GIS skills, familiarity with R or Python data science tools, DB access/SQL, all are a desired