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Senior Data/Business Solution Analyst
USAA | San Antonio, TX | 6/30/2014
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JOB DESCRIPTION

We are currently seeking talented Senior Data/Business Solution Analyst for our San Antonio, TX facility.

PURPOSE OF JOB

Serves as a facilitator in the gathering of business requirements. Collaborates with stakeholders to define data and analytic needs. Applies an intermediate level of both technical and business knowledge to provide answers or recommend solutions to business data problems which influence business strategy or decisions. Applies intermediate business, technical and data knowledge to measure effectiveness and impact of change to business. Independently, under minimal supervision, manages/performs multiple complex initiatives of limited scope (or segments of a large project). Manages problem resolution across systems, processes or channels; and navigates obstacles to deliver the work product. May perform multiple team roles (team member, team co-leader) while effectively contributing to the achievement of team/organization goals. Serves as a resource and provides guidance to less experienced team members on routine and escalated issues in the design, development and implementation of data initiatives. May present and communicate findings to various levels of leadership.

JOB DUTIES

  • Facilitates gathering complex business requirements by defining the business problem, identifying data requirements and isolating data elements.
  • Develops and may maintain complex business solutions, which includes data, reporting, business intelligence, data collection applications or analytics.
  • Leverages an understanding of multiple data structures and sources (possesses an advanced knowledge of multiple data stores) to perform complex data manipulation using advanced data extraction and analytical tools and techniques.
  • Displays an understanding of the connection between business operations and analytics to support business strategies and solutions.
  • Begins to develop innovative approaches to address business problems and solutions.
  • Collaborates with IT to facilitate the implementation of technical data solutions and standards.
  • May perform data governance, integrity, quality and audit functions.


JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelors degree or 6 years experience in an analytical or technical support function.
  • 4+ years experience in an analytical or technical support function or general data analysis/extraction experience.
  • Three years of Business Objects universe development experience.

Preferred

  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office products and databases; SQL and/or SAS.
  • Advanced knowledge of data reporting/analysis tools and techniques (such as business objects, crystal, monarch, etc.).
  • Relational databases (such as OLTP/OLAP, DB2 Oracle, SQL Server and/or MySQL); database design, and table structures.
  • Data warehouse structures and data marts.
  • Advanced knowledge of identifying, documenting and analyzing business and/or data requirements.
  • Advanced knowledge of data extraction techniques and applications.
  • Recognizes the connection between the business operations and analytics.
  • Advanced knowledge of industry best practices.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in developing and supporting Business Objects 3.1, 4.0 and 4.1 universes.
  • Background in providing oversight for large Business Objects universe platform.
  • Must be able to provide guidance and support for Business Objects reporting layer including Web Intelligence and Explorer.

The above description reflects the details considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job and should not be construed as a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be performed in the job.

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As a Fortune 200 financial services organization, USAA is on a mission - to facilitate the financial security of our members, the men and women of the U.S. military and their families worldwide by providing a full range of financial services and products. Headquartered on a showcase campus in San Antonio, TX, USAA attributes its long-standing success to its most valuable resource, our 26,000 employees. They are the heart and soul of our member-service culture.

Recently Ranked #17 in Fortune's 100 Best Companies to Work For in 2014 and marking our fifth straight year in the list's Top 50, we are proud to receive consistently outstanding awards and ratings for member service, employee well-being and financial strength. Everything that happens at USAA is based on our core values: Service, Loyalty, Honesty, and Integrity. These are the foundations of how we do business with our members, as well as how we treat each other.

At USAA our employees enjoy one of the best benefits packages in the business, including business casual dress environment, comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans, along with wellness and wealth building programs. Additionally, our career path planning and continuing education will assist you with your professional goals.

USAA also offers a variety of on-site services and conveniences to help you manage your work and personal life, including seven cafeterias, two company stores and three fitness centers.

Relocation assistance is available for this position.

Qualified applicants must successfully complete a pre-employment background and drug screen.

USAA is an EEO/AA Employer - all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or other status protected by law.

JOB SNAPSHOT

Employment Type: Full-Time
Base Pay: N/A
Other Pay: N/A
Industry: Insurance
Education: Not Specified
Experience: Not Specified
Manages Others: Not Specified
Relocation: Not Specified
Required Travel: Not Specified
Job ID: 20004
COMPANY OVERVIEW
USAA

Share our pride. Join our mission.

As a Fortune 200 financial services company with more than $113.5 billion in owned and managed assets, USAA is on a mission — to facilitate the financial security of our members, the men and women of the U.S. military and their families worldwide. Headquartered on a showcase campus in San Antonio, TX, USAA attributes its long-standing success to its most valuable resource, our 22,000 employees. They are the heart and soul of our member-service culture.

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