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Contract Senior Analytics Analyst

at Abin Thomas in Washington | WA Jobs

Position: Senior Analytics Analyst
Duration: 3+ months
Location: Seattle WA/ Palo Alto CA
Major skills: Large Scale Analytics, Data Visualization, BI

Responsibilities / Preferred Qualifications

Seeking a talented Analytics Engineer to help build and maintain analysis systems used to process and display large amount of data daily. The analysis system includes an event logging tier, event stream processing machines, Hadoop cluster, Analytic data warehouse, Data visualization tools that support dozens of live games and hundreds of internal end users. This position requires technology background and good communication skills. Successful candidates must be action oriented, capable of working on concurrent complex projects and able to communicate clearly and effectively to cross-functional teams and business audiences.

Responsibilities The engineer would work closely with both the engineering to support a growing family of analytic applications for Games.

• Develop and maintain on large-scale Analytics reporting applications.
• Iterate on two weeks development cycles with frequent releases to a large community of internal users.
• Collaborate closely with a talented team of analytics engineers and analysts.
• Work effectively in a fast paced, highly data driven, changing environment. Multi-tasking and prioritize projects.
• Create a robust set of tools to enable rapid exploration, development and deployment of solutions around data processing.
• Develops and project estimates in collaboration with cross-functional teams.
• Ensures quality of all technology deliverables.
• Escalates all unresolved project or personnel issues to the appropriate managers
• Recognizing and managing technical dependencies and/or limitations that impact analytic work.
• Understands and adheres to development and documentation standards, database design and storage.
• Successfully implementing process improvements impacting own work and work of others.

Required Qualifications
• BS or MS degree in Computer Science or technology-related field; or equivalent experience.
• 3-5 years of development experience in visualization tools.
Business, Leadership, Soft Skills & Experience
• Must contribute to overall team success; committed to building a strong team
• Experiencing working with multiple groups, bridging the gap between business needs and technical solutions.
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills; ability to communicate across a diverse range of internal and external contacts.
• Strong analytical aptitude required.
• Must have aptitude and proven record of innovation and creative problem solving
• Experience with large internet, media, or entertainment business models strongly preferred.
• Demonstrated ability to synthesize business requirements from customer inputs.
• Demonstrated ability to effectively handle competing priorities.
• Excellent communication skills.
• Committed to ensure deliverables dependable, efficient and scalable solutions.
• Willing to and capable of quickly and actively understanding and adapting to changes in business requirement, environment, process, tools and new technology.
• Team player and work with business users, DBAs, application engineers often to find most suitable solution.


Technical Skills
• Experience in Data Visualization tools using HTML, NODE.JS, AJAX, APACHE/Nginx, javascript.
• Experience in web framework eg: Django
• Proficiency in scripting to manipulate data, develop tools and automate process in unix/linux environment.
• Experience in Python, Java.
• Familiarity with the following technologies:
- Linux environments including CentOS and Ubuntu
• Proficient in Linux environment.
• Strong analytical, debugging and trouble shooting skills.
• Experience in human computer interaction, data visualization, or business intelligence are a plus.
• Knowledge and experience of analytics solutions and processes in web analytics is a big plus.
• Basic familiarity with analytical tools such as: MicroStrategy, Business Objects or Tableau useful as context.


Project, Process, Implementation Skills & Experience
• Experience contributing to project task prioritization, planning, estimating, work assignment, & quality assurance at every stage of a project.
• Experience with technical proof of concept initiatives strongly preferred.
• 0-3 years software development experiences on distributed and high availability systems.
• Strong programming skill in coding, algorithm using compiled language and script languages.
• Experienced with development processes and lifecycles in a technology organization.
• Experience in Advanced Analytics and tools like SAS,R, SPSS a plus.

Preferred Qualifications
• Broad experience base w/ two or more of the following work environments a plus: Internet company, fortune 500 company, software company, consulting firm, or a media company.
- NoSQL data stores like MongoDB, HBase, Cassandra, Couchbase - optional
- Revision control systems like, Git, Perforce - optional
Required Education BS or MS degree in Computer Science or technology-related

Additional Information Hiring manager is looking for: 3-4 years of Technical skills – Django – python framework, html, javascript, D3. Experience in visualization. Team oriented, great communication skills


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