Business Data Analyst

Location: Thousand Oaks, CA
Date Posted: 11-09-2018
Day to Day Responsibilities:
  • Gathering requirements and designing solutions for business analytics, leading the execution of the reporting workstream in support of the Translational Sciences Product and Portfolio Management implementation.
Summary:
  • Preferred Location is on -site in Thousand Oaks, but manager would consider remote workers as long as they are close to an Amgen site- as they would be required to attend on-site meetings.
Ideal Candidate
  • Previous Amgen Experience, perform the data analytics and visualization pieces,interested in the actual “do” of the analytics piece, not just a pure IS focus but understand Finance data.
Must have:
  • SQL and/or MS Access (intermediate/advanced)… at least demonstrate a strong understanding of database design, normalization, joins, unions, subqueries, etc
  • Tableau (intermediate/advanced) – experience using parameters, dashboards, data blending/joins, calculations, table calculations, LOD calculations
Preferred skills may include
  • Experience in 1 or more scripting languages
  • Experience with data wrangling/munging
Job Description:
  • The position will require the individual to build and implement data infrastructure and reporting for portfolio and resource planning; provide technical expertise in business data analytics along with project management services (as mentioned below).
  • The individual will create dashboards and data models to support prioritization of projects and resources.
  • The individual will work in a matrixed environment to gather requirements and design solutions to enable both portfolio planning/prioritization as well as resource utilization and forecasting.
Skills:
  • Technical expertise with data management and analytics (both theory and application), experience with financial analytics and analytical solutions design, project management experience, works well in teams and in a matrix environment.
  • Tableau analyst experience is a must.
Education:
  • Finance, Portfolio Management experience, Data analytics and visualization, Programming
  • BSc, MBA preferred, 5-7 years in Business Data Analytics and handling Financial Data
"This posting is for Contingent Worker, not an FTE"
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