Systems Business Analyst - Big Data

Job Title Systems Business Analyst
Location Ames, IA
Job Type Full-Time Regular

This position is responsible for the implementation, support and data analysis of the United Suppliers proprietary big data platform.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
o Performs project management duties overseeing the our Big Data platform onboarding process with our Owner retailers including platform set up, documentation and user training.
o Analysis of data from our environment producing one time and ongoing reports for United Suppliers and the Owner retailer by utilizing methods such as data mining and data modeling.
o Apply analytic methods or tools to understand, predict and manage information from the environment.
o Provide ongoing support for the Owner retailer of the environment.
o Documents and recommends business and functional requirements while understanding and uncovering process issues.
o For proposed system improvements, provides internal and external information technology teams with detailed requirements for the proposed change.
o Travel to Owner retailers as needed for training and support.
o Perform project management duties to deliver projects on time and on budget.
o Maintains confidentiality with regard to the information being processed, stored or accessed.

Other Skills and Abilities - Prior data analysis and data mining experience and gathering business requirements. Experience documenting business and functional requirements. Must be able to travel as needed. Travel could be upwards of 30% at certain times.

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