Serve as a conduit to the organization's data, working closely with stakeholders to provide data solutions that help the business make strategic decisions. Based on the business needs and requirement, perform complex analysis to determine an overall data solution. Participate in data profiling, analysis, design documentation and communication with business partners. Perform testing and issue resolution, working closely with the development teams.
Translate business and user requirements into detailed data designs via feasibility studies, data profiling and deep analysis. Effectively host bi-directional communication and reviews with stakeholders on design modifications and requirement fulfillment. Complete all support documentation on assigned projects, including creating and updating all profiling and analysis documentation, data design documentation, and archival of all related project documentation.
Develop expertise in all systems, processes and data relating to the assigned business or project. Leverage domain expertise and analyst practice expertise to provide the most effective solutions to the business partners in the most efficient means possible. Educate business partners on systems capabilities and the feasibility of developing specific solutions.
Leverage technical knowledge and business acumen to manage effective working relationships with technology teams and business partners. Work effectively in a team environment to ensure that solution delivery is on-time, within cost estimates and meets business needs. Negotiate technical and non-technical solutions that both satisfy the business users and conform to the technical architecture.
Actively contribute to the continuous improvement of data analysis best practices, using innovative ideas to increase effectiveness of the overall analyst organization. Provide subject matter expertise in areas including strategy/approach, domain/data knowledge, use cases and other areas of expertise based on established data analysis tools and techniques.
Partner with data governance and analytical domain owners, ensuring attribute logic/design is appropriately logged and reviewed as required. Document metadata, including business and technical details, for each attribute being created or updated.
Strive for quality data by documenting data quality issues found during profiling and analysis activities. Partner with the development team for resolution on quality issues, including root cause analysis when required.
Bachelors degree in Computer Science or similar field; or equivalent work experience.
3-5 years of relevant experience required.
3+ years of demonstrated experience in business and functional requirements elicitation, translation and documentation.
Strong analytic skills including ability to identify patterns, potential issues and then translate those into functional and test requirements.
Solid understanding of business functional areas and business management issues as well as the IT organizations systems and capabilities.
Knowledge of and ability to effectively use the appropriate modeling methodologies and tool-sets, requirements management methodologies and tool-sets, requirements visualization methods and tool-sets, and artifact versioning tools.
Exceptional written and verbal communication skills.
Expert level understanding of industry concepts, terminology and related data in the financial industry.
Experience in dimensional (star schema) data modeling, reporting (PowerBI / QuickSight preferred) and metadata management.
Big data or cloud data integration and analytics experience (AWS preferred).
About Our Company
The Ameriprise Financial Technology team mission is to create innovative technology solutions and engaging digital experiences for our clients, advisors, and employees. We embrace an inclusive and collaborative culture that allows us to partner across the business and lend our expertise in the areas of corporate computing, network infrastructure and security. We celebrate the unique qualities and reward the contributions of our talented, passionate employees. If you're motivated and want to work for a strong, ethical company that cares about you and your community, take the next step with Ameriprise Technology.
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