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IT Data Analyst

Company: Stifel Nicolaus
Location: Saint Louis
Posted on: June 13, 2021

Job Description:

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Gather inbound requests from business users, and refine requirements until a full understanding is reached on the data being requested
  • Build and catalog queries leveraging T-SQL to service business requirements
  • Perform due diligence on data produced to ensure quality and accuracy
  • Proactively identify and recommend process and practice improvement within the team
  • Maintain strong communication with stakeholders, following up as needed to ensure all requests are being actively addressed and/or status is being communicated
  • Triage requests to focus first on more time-sensitive items
  • Work according to standards and practices set by team lead
  • Gain an understanding of company applications and business practices in the context of how they affect the firm's data
  • Perform in-depth analysis and act as subject matter expert for assigned raw data sets

ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

  • Solid understanding of financial industry terminology and concepts
  • Knowledge of financial services, specifically wealth management
  • Ability to leverage SQL to create queries which model and/or aggregate large complex data-sets. Leverage these skills to grow abilities in developing normalized data sets for enterprise wide business intelligence purposes
  • Solid understanding of basic concepts of Microsoft T-SQL and database design
  • Experience with Microsoft SSRS
  • Strong analytical skills focused on using logic and reasoning to identify complex relationships within a data structure as well as to research and discuss recommended uses
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to interact effectively with team members as well as business users and programmers
  • Ability to quickly adjust priorities, tasks, and deadlines based on severity and urgency of departmental and firm-goals

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor's degree in Information Technology, Computer Science or Business Administration or equivalent work experience
  • 2-4 years' of investment, financial or technical experience
  • Experience with Thomson BETA a plus
  • Experience with Information Builders WebFOCUS a plus
  • Experience with ticketing systems preferred
  • Experience with office productivity, reporting, and technical documentation software preferred
  • Exposure to systems monitoring tools and logging tools preferred

ABOUT STIFEL

Established in 1890, Stifel is one of the nation's leading full-service wealth management and investment banking firms. Stifel serves clients from more than 400 offices across the United States and ranks as the nation's seventh largest full-service investment firm in terms of number of financial advisors. We are also a leading provider of investment banking services to the middle market, a top-ten municipal bond underwriter, and home to one of the industry's largest research franchises. In addition our Stifel Bank subsidiary provides a comprehensive range of banking services.

At Stifel we offer an entrepreneurial environment, comprehensive benefits package to include health, dental and vision care, 401k, wellness initiatives, life insurance, and paid time off.

The health and safety of our employees and candidates is very important to us. We continue to monitor the current public health situation and have adjusted our hiring procedures to include virtual recruiting tools that allow us to continue meeting new candidates. We look forward to "virtually" meeting you.

Stifel is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Keywords: Stifel Nicolaus, St. Louis , IT Data Analyst, Other , Saint Louis, Missouri

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