The Data Analyst plays a key role in developing and supporting the business processes aligned with the Facilities Planning & Management (FPM) mission. The Data Analyst uses varied methods to better analyze, assess, and manipulate data. Interprets data, using statistics and predictive modeling, to discover patterns along with assessing and investigating potential issues with large data sets. The Data Analyst supports the FPM data model.
Primary Duties & Responsibilities
Implements strategies for gathering and analyzing data requirements.
Performs requirements elicitation using techniques per plan.
Documents requirements, establishes scope and objectives and determines strategy for evaluating requirements implementation in systems to achieve business goals.
Organizes requirements by release and other needed categories and sets up traceability matrix; articulates requirements relationships and dependencies.
Translates and simplifies requirements for appropriate use; performs gap analysis; performs requirements analysis working with technical team.
Prioritizes requirements working with FPM partners and creates conceptual prototypes and mock-ups.
Uses business process and data modeling, traceability and quality management techniques per methodology.
Interpret data using statistics and predictive modeling to discover patterns along with assessing and investigating potential issues with large data sets.
Utilize appropriate tools for visual data analysis (e.g. Tableau, GIS, Visio.) to organize visualized metrics into useful delivery systems.
Collaborates with management to obtain requirements approval per project plan.
Develops, maintains and updates existing and new performance management dashboards, key performance indicators, and other standard reports.
Validates requirements throughout process per plan and uses requirements to drive the design or review of test cases.
Independently prioritizes the completion of tasks and resolution of issues to ensure compliance to project deliverables.
Plans for and evaluates current business processes and data requirements, and recommends enhancements and changes, doing root-cause analysis as necessary.
Prepares business cases working with Facilities partners.
Collaborates with business units to plan approach to requirements elicitation and methods for requirements management and communication.
Ensures business opportunities and objectives are clearly articulated.
Plans modeling techniques to be used in requirements analysis (scope, process, rule, data, interface models, etc.).
Works with business partners to plan validation of requirements in managing project scope, user acceptance, installation and deployment; helps determine metrics.
Performs feasibility analysis as required.
Coordinates planning activities to meet objectives and timelines of overall program or project; works with team members to forecast required time and resources.
Fosters relationships with WUIT, business partners and vendors.
Drives data and business enhancements and makes recommendations for continuous improvement.
Researches and keeps current on data analysis tools and techniques.
Develops requirement adoption metrics and other methods of evaluating the long-term performance of the solution.
Reviews and monitors the effectiveness of business analysis via test results.
Provides status reports.
Performs other duties as assigned.
After properly onboarding, this position has the ability to work a hybrid weekly schedule of three days in the office and two days working from home.
Proficiency using at least one statistical software package and experience with forecasting and modeling.
SQL, R, Python, GIS or equivalent programming experience.
Experience with visualization/analysis software such as Tableau and ESRI product suite.
Solid understanding and experience in the use of databases including knowledge of relational databases.
Demonstrated knowledge of geospatial and ETL software.
Strong analytical skills and demonstrated ability to interpret data and use it to drive business decisions.
Direct experience in project management.
Highly organized and able to work under pressure to coordinate multiple requests/competing deadlines.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Understanding of analytical problem solving methodologies.
Bachelorâ™s degree in computer science, information technology or comparable discipline plus four years of relevant experience analyzing business processes and data, or equivalent combination of experience, certification and education.
$64,700.00 - $110,500.00 / AnnuallyThe salary range reflects base salaries paid for positions in a given job grade across the University. Individual rates within the range will be determined by factors including one's qualifications and performance, equity with others in the department, market rates for positions within the same grade and department budget.
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All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. The screenings will include criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, an employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening.
Up to 22 days of vacation, 10 recognized holidays, and sick time.
Competitive health insurance packages with priority appointments and lower copays/coinsurance.
Want to Live Near Your Work and/or improve your commute? Take advantage of our free Metro transit U-Pass for eligible employees. We also offer a forgivable home loan of up to $12,500 for closing costs and a down payment for homes in eligible neighborhoods.
WashU provides eligible employees with a defined contribution (403(b)) Retirement Savings Plan, which combines employee contributions and university contributions starting at 7%.
Wellness challenges, annual health screenings, mental health resources, mindfulness programs and courses, employee assistance program (EAP), financial resources, access to dietitians, and more!
We offer 4 weeks of caregiver leave to bond with your new child. Family care resources are also available for your continued childcare needs. Need adult care? Weâ™ve got you covered.
WashU covers the cost of tuition for you and your family, including dependent undergraduate-level college tuition up to 100% at WashU and 40% elsewhere after seven years with us.
Washington University in St. Louis is committed to the principles and practices of equal employment opportunity and especially encourages applications by those from underrepresented groups. It is the Universityâ™s policy to provide equal opportunity and access to persons in all job titles without regard to race, ethnicity, color, national origin, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information.
Washington University is dedicated to building a diverse community of individuals who are committed to contributing to an inclusive environment â“ fostering respect for all and welcoming individuals from diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives. Individuals with a commitment to these values are encouraged to apply.
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