Data Warehouse Analyst II

Madison, Wisconsin

MARS Solutions Group is looking for an experienced Data Warehouse Analyst II, located in Madison, WI. Our client is a government agency looking for high-quality talent to make a difference. They are known to respect a traditional work week and often extend contracts for added job security and stability



Project Description:

  • Client is looking for a strong practitioner with 5 or more years of business requirements elicitation, documentation, stakeholder communication, requirements verification, testing, quality assurance and data analysis activities as primary job responsibilities. Furthermore, client is seeking an engaged analyst willing to participate in and actively document different aspects of the project lifecycle. Preference will be given for candidates who have previous experience working in a BA/QA capacity on data warehouse/business intelligence projects.
  • Ability to organize and lead meetings with technical, business and operational data owners from a wide array of backgrounds.
  • Coordinates and communicates between business users and the business intelligence team. Manages the balance between business requirements and user expectations throughout the entire project lifecycle. Strives for a deeper understanding of our customers’ business drivers.
  • Ability to document and speak competently to business objectives, gaps, needs and problems. Once documented, can leverage the knowledge and materials to help the IT team devise product and process solutioning that can be delivered to meet the defined needs of the business users. Works closely with the business users to document business processes. Focuses on specific business user needs such as how data is to be summarized, used in day to day operations and formatted in reports and dashboards.
  • Uses experience as a liaison between business users and technologists to drive requirements into design, development, system testing, UAT and product deployment.
  • Assists the IT team in the creation of adhoc documentation, including but not limited to; enhancement business requirements, charter contributions, process mapping, data flow diagrams, issue papers, options documents, report/dashboard requirements, requirement traceability matrixes, security assessments and other documents as assigned.
  • Produces and executes business scenario test plans and test cases to meet functional requirements. Identifies and logs issues and manages through to resolution by working with the appropriate project resources. Demonstrates ability to communicate test results and possesses very strong analytical and organizational skills focusing on QA test process and its relationship to producing a quality end product. Desirable to have a good understanding of QA methodologies, testing techniques and BI development lifecycles.
  • Demonstrates ability to manage competing priorities across multiple efforts at varying stages within the development lifecycle; keep up with fast-paced schedules; and learn new technologies quickly and effectively. Independently performs a variety of complicated tasks and relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.
  • Works independently and with team members to understand database structure, business process and the correlation between the two. Comfortable in a complex data environment and understanding of data structures.
  • Ability to convey work and results to a wide variety of internal and external stakeholders from both technical and non-technical backgrounds.


Must Have Skills:

  • Business processes improvement
  • Develop and implement test plan and test cases
  • Standardized processes and procedures implementation
  • Data flow diagramming
  • Data Warehouse - Experience in requirements gathering for data warehouse



About MARS Solutions Group:

MARS Solutions Group provides a range of opportunities for meaningful work by understanding that employment fit is a combination of people, process, and technology. We leverage our experienced and compassionate team to bring humanity to matching you with the right advanced technology role, and stay connected with you to help you attain your professional goals.