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Senior Data Analyst

Location: Lewisville, TX, United States
Req ID: 016977

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Ready to be a Cooper too? This might just be right up your alley!

We’re here to keep the dream of home ownership alive. Oh, and while we’re at it, we’re determined to change the lending industry itself. It’s simple, but it won’t be easy. And we’ll need a great team behind us. (That’s where you come in.) We want to show the world that transparency, candor and collaboration aren’t just good values. They’re good business. Working here isn’t for people who want to punch a clock. It’s for people who want to punch a hole in the status quo. Come join us. And make a difference instead of just a living.

The Sr. Data Analyst position plays a key role in facilitating data requirement meetings with business and technical stakeholders and resolve conflicts to drive decisions. This person will be working closely with Data Services portfolio and delivery managers. This person will participate in all IT and Business related discussions in understanding the data generation (upstream) and data consumption (downstream).

This position is critical to driving the strategic value in laying strong foundational models, providing clear directional path to Data Integration (ETL) team to develop jobs; in helping Database Administrators (DBA) in ease of maintenance and in operations such as loading and extracting data into those; and in providing inputs to the Architecture team for designing the solution.
 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Establish and maintain comprehensive data model documentation including detailed descriptions of business entities, attributes, and data relationships
  • Analyze data and access patterns to determine constraints.
  • Locates data sets and prepares data or defines the specifications to prepare data from multiple sources: scripting, database management and queries
  • Provide data mappings requirements, user interface specifications, processing logic as per business requirements to the ETL team.
  • Understand the flow of data, business processes/technical interfaces that would be created or impacted.
  • Document purpose and driver behind each of the models.
  • Document logical, physical models complete with business definitions and glossaries into central metadata repository such as ERWin, Infosphere Metadata Management tool.
  • Maintain the data dictionary, business data glossary, naming conventions, standards and abbreviations and their intended meanings in a central repository
  • Identify and document sources of existing data as well as the new data. Understands use of master and reference data including sources and contributors
  • Consult, discussion with business partners, peer Data Architects, Engineers in understanding the requirements, setting and managing expectations in relation to deliverables
  • Joint accountability with data stewards and data architects on the projects to ensure conformance to enterprise data governance policies around information risk and data protection guidelines. Data analysts should be familiar with common policies around data masking and protection schemes.
  • Provide best approaches to data storage in terms of achieving separable Business data vs non-business data (Natural keys vs Surrogate keys)
  • Present the model, access path and lineage as needed (into such formats as excel, if required)
  • Participate in Business discussion and prepare initial source-to-target mappings
  • Other related duties as assigned (to data modeling, data access)
  • Maintains data dictionary by revising and entering definitions.

EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

  • Senior level knowledge in Core Competencies: Hands-on experience in developing data models, and data warehouses, development knowledge
  • Must have good knowledge and experience with industry leading Modeling tools such as ERWin, Infosphere Data Architect or any such equivalent toolset(s)
  • Good hands-on experience in working with relational databases (in creating DDLs and Access paths – DCL). Preferred knowledge in: SQL*Server, Oracle, MySQL, MongoDB, Big Query
  • Demonstrated superior competence in soft skills associated with core competencies such as documentation, communication, leadership, facilitation, team management & customer relationships.
  • Ability to clearly communicate outcomes, technical artifacts and status to senior management team.
  • Must have familiarity and deep knowledge of modeling multi-source (Systems of Record – SOR) integration (into single ‘source of truth’) type data architecture
  • Must have knowledge of and working experiencing in modeling “SCD – type 2” for tracking historical changes
  • Highly skilled in managing all aspects of all sizes and complexities of multiple projects simultaneously across the software development life cycle phases (SDLC)
  • Strong track record of interviewing business partners, setting and managing expectations in relation to deliverables and requirements
  • Solid understanding of Agile development methodologies and software project life cycle and associated methodologies
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to collect, organize, analyze, and disseminate significant amounts of information with attention to detail and accuracy
  • Knowledge of Finance industry - Mortgage industry is preferable
  • Experience with standard systems analysis tools and procedures
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and analytical skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to establish deep understanding of clients’ business issues
  • Excellent customer servicing skills
  • When required, be able to lead teams and implementing measures and processes
  • Proven ability to confirm testing objectives, verify requirements are testable and trace testability back to requirements
  • Minimum 5+ years of experience as a data analyst with modeling experience

Mr. Cooper is committed to nurturing a diverse and inclusive environment where every employee is empowered to be their authentic self.  We know that a large part of our success as a business is directly tied to our ongoing efforts to attract and retain diverse talent and maintain an inclusive environment where each employee can thrive.  Embracing and leveraging diversity through an inclusive work environment fosters new ideas, new insights, and constant innovation.  We strive to weave the principles of diversity and inclusion throughout the fabric of how we work, how we interact, and how we engage with our customers and the community.

Job Requisition ID:

016977

Job Category:

Information Technology

Primary Location City:

Lewisville

Primary Location Region:

Texas

Primary Location Postal Code:

75067

Primary Location Country:

United States of America

Posting Organization:

Mr. Cooper

Line of Business:

Information Technology

Additional Posting Location(s):

Alternate Requisition:

No

Summary

The developer will manage the design and development of iClaims management reports, and iClaims Frameworks. This position will also guarantee the performance integrity and quality of reports, ensure report performance and resolve problems, maintain database dictionaries and report guides, and coordinates with other IT departments to ensure implementation and monitoring of reports.
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