Data Analyst Associate I / II (5 - 6)
Development Alternatives Incorporated (DAI
Abuja
3d ago
source : BetaJob

Job Code : 6045

Location : Abuja, Nigeria

Job Title / Grade : Data Analyst Associate I / II (5 / 6)

Reports to : Director, Global Strategic Marketing

Department : Global Strategic Marketing

Function of the Position

This is a full time, professional position which will be working under the direction of DAI’s Director of Global Strategic Marketing.

The Data Analyst Associate will support specific corporate efforts to improve data collection, management, and analysis of both external and internal DAI data.

The majority of assignments will involve some combination of :

Identifying and testing various data sources

Creating a system to regularly capture data

Advising on best approaches to answer specific research questions using available data, including building analytical models

Advising on best channels to display and distribute analysis across global corporation

For illustration, the first assignment could be establishing new models for ingesting, cleaning, and analyzing market trend data in support of strategic planning and execution.

This would involve comparing data sources for quality of information and ease of access; working closely with a data architect to extract, transform, and load the data, and building models and visualizations to make analysis user-friendly for a wide range of corporate employees.

Roles and Responsibilities

Scan new and existing data sources to determine relevance, reliability, and timeliness of information; recommend which sources are most relevant and reliable and easiest to harvest.

Assist in the creation of scalable, efficient, automated processes for large scale data analyses, model development, model validation and model implementation

Build automated systems to import data from selected sources and models to automate analysis

Build in checks that provide rigorous validation of the analysis to improve accuracy and reliability of gathered information

Ensure entire development lifecycle of all IT projects undertaken are documented, including the protocol, testing, methodology and processes developed

Develop template and resources of Business Intelligence (BI) dashboards for corporate use.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications :

Grade 5 : 2 years of professional work experience and Bachelor's Degree or a Master's Degree.

Grade 6 : 3 years of professional work experience and Bachelor's degree or 1 year and a Masters degree.

Experience connecting to and using a variety of external (3rd Party) data sets

Programming experience; ability to develop custom data scraping scripts using Python, R, or Java.

Experience building extract, transform, and load (ETL) tools ideally for large organizations.

Excellent communication skills (written and oral)

Creative and curious attitude

Strong critical thinking capabilities with an ability to rapidly assess situational needs, develop problem solving strategies, and implement sustainable solutions.

Ability to meet deadlines and take initiative

Must be able to work effectively in teams, including taking directions from others, being open to regular check-ins to show work progress, and contributing ideas and recommendations to enhance productivity

Equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.

Preferred qualifications :

Experience with Microsoft data technology (Azure). Prior experience with SQL language.

Experience with packages such as NumPy, Pandas, Beautiful Soup, or RVest.

Interest in training and teaching data skills to a global work force

Knowledge of database architecture and ability to maintain a large volume of data over time.

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