Overview: Management Science Associates, Inc., (MSA) is a diversified information management company that for over half a century has given market leaders the competitive edge in data management, analytics and technology. We are seeking a Data Analyst to join the MSA Media division which has been offering client-focused technology and analytic solutions to the media/cable television industry since the early 1980s.
As a Data Analyst you will be working closely with a cross sectional team of Development, Client Relations and Production personnel to manage and deliver data to our clients timely and accurate. This position is a great way to build skills in data analysis.
Translate client requirements into specific tasks and actions needed to deliver on our commitments
Query, extract and validate data from client databases in order to fulfill client and internal requests. Understands the data and processes used to produce intended results.
Review processes, looking for ways to improve performance, improve turnaround, and reduce risk. Present suggestions to team leaders and work with them to implement approved changes.
Participate in User Acceptance Testing (UAT) and system implementations. Perform quality assurance functions to validate data, software, hardware, or procedure changes.
Communicate with team members on project assignments
Must be a self-starter, flexible and highly detail oriented; must be motivated and driven to succeed within the organization
Works according to standard operating procedures
Assist in the training of new employees
Hybrid in-office and remote work with majority of time being remote. Candidates must currently live in the Pittsburgh region or be willing to relocate due to occasional in-office work
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related discipline or equivalent experience. A master's degree in a relevant discipline may substitute for one year of experience
Minimum two years related experience performing data management, quality assurance, and operational database support tasks
Exposure to SQL
Relational database and data analysis
Analytic and problem solving skills
Data mining and manipulations skills and knowledge
Technical skills and ability to work on multiple platforms
Effective time management skills with ability to multi-task
Communication skills, both written and oral
Knowledge of database structure
Basic MS Office applications
Ability to translate and converse about technical and analytical issues to the technical and non-technical divisional employees
Responsible for assigned project work under direct supervision of higher level staff
Meet operational expectations for on-time delivery and quality data