Serves as a data analyst on the Analytics and Data Solutions Team, collaborating with business owners and implementation teams on issues related to data governance/stewardship, metadata, data quality, and data integration; researches, analyzes and documents transactional system functionality, data lineage, data security and reporting related to a data warehouse/business intelligence environment; applies knowledge of existing business systems and processes (such as research administration) to advise business application teams with integrated system development and implementation decisions, including identifying practices for managing shared data.
Unit Specific Education/Experience/Skills
Knowledge equivalent to that which normally would be acquired by completing a four-year college degree program in Computer Science, Information Systems, Business or related information technology field, with coursework in information technology or mathematics related program; three to five years of related and progressively more responsible or expansive work experience in data analytics, data management, stewardship and governance, business analytics, and report development; experience working with data in one or more of the following data domains: Human Resources, Finance, Research Administration, Student Administrative Systems, Donor Relations, or Residential and Hospitality Services; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
One or two years of post-bachelor education; participation in one or more projects employing full system development life cycle methodologies; skills in data administration and security; experience analyzing and documenting transactional system metadata; experience in data conversion activities and documentation; basic understanding of data governance and stewardship concepts (data management, data quality, data security, etc.), with application of enterprise policies, processes and best practices to system-level development and business processes; experience with MSU data, systems or processes, including but not limited to: Enterprise Data Warehouse, Cognos BI suite, identity management, change management, and system landscape; demonstrated analytical ability, exposure to business process analysis, sound professional judgement, and facilitation skills; excellent interpersonal and oral/written communication skills.
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