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Data Analyst

Atlanta, GA 30303
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We are seeking a Data Analyst in our Analytics and Insights Group within the Strategic Sourcing and Procurement Organization. This position will report to the Sr. Manager Analytics and Insights. This position is located in our Atlanta, GA Headquarters.

The overall Analytics and Insights Group operates as an analytics COE and is responsible for supporting the current and developing needs of Sourcing and Procurement Organization by developing data visualizations, intelligent automation solutions, custom web applications and advanced analytics applications to turn raw data into actionable insights. The Data Analyst will be responsible for supporting our strategy to develop, maintain and support the underlying data infrastructures including a large data lake and data warehouse to meet the requirements of the organization. The candidate will serve as a link between business customers, other Analytics and Insights team members and the data platform team (IT).

The ideal candidate is a skilled leader with experience in working with large data sets in a variety of enterprise data storage solutions with both a technical and business functional skill set. This is not an IT role but a business facing role and will require great communication, professionalism and attention to detail.

A Day In The Life Typically Includes:


  • Acts as the day-to-day, business owner of our key data stores.

  • Supports the planning, implementation and support of data acquisition, staging, loading and transformation of data.

  • Understands business needs and translates them into business requirements and then functional requirements. Works alongside IT support to translate functional requirements into technical designs.

  • Works with team members in developing data store solutions and data models that supports new reports, dashboards and other analytical solutions to meet business requirements.

  • Develops and maintains detailed documentation of the data including data definitions, high level ETL and data lineage.

  • Designs, develops, and executes test plans to proactively identify defects/issues across large enterprise data stores and new data integrations.

  • Supports the establishment and prioritization of a team backlog for incident resolution and enhancement requests.

  • Provides detailed analysis on backlog issues including business impact to support prioritization.

  • Demonstrates a strong understanding of complex data models, data structures, and data governance best practices to support large enterprise data stores.

  • Supports adhoc requests by querying the data stores to return results to meet customer needs.

  • Demonstrates the skills and knowledge to establish and manage timelines, project priorities and handle multiple/concurrent projects. Maintain a sense of accountability and responsibility.

  • Demonstrates high degree of professionalism in communication, attitude and teamwork with customers, peers and management.

  • Proactively communicates new and innovative ideas, solutions, etc. to help advance the organization. Educates and trains team members on new technologies and architectural trends.

What You Will Need:

Basic Qualifications:

  • Experience working directly with business customers to understand needs, resolve issues, perform root cause analysis, support adhoc requests and work backlog queues.

  • Experience working directly with customers to document business requirements, functional requirements and testing.

  • Experience utilizing SQL to navigate large enterprise data stores with complex data structures.

  • Experience working with large data sets in a variety of enterprise data storage solutions with both a technical and business functional skill set.

  • Experience with the planning, implementation and support of the extract, transform and load (ETL) process for new data sets.

What Will Put You Ahead?

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 2+ years of experience working with enterprise data stores, data lakes, external data sources, APIs and data modelling concepts.

  • Experience in consumer BI/Reporting Tools (Tableau, Power BI, Qlik Sense)

  • Experience working in an analytics COE or an analytics consulting role.

  • Advanced skills in SQL and basic skills in python or R.

  • Knowledge of AWS data lake solutions including S3, Redshift/ Spectrum and more.

This role is not eligible for visa sponsorship.

Want to learn more about Georgia-Pacific?

Salary and benefits commensurate with experience.
Equal Opportunity Employer.
Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test.

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Posted: 2020-06-30 Expires: 2020-07-29
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