Data Analyst Job Description

A Data Analyst job description template to hire for your Information Technology department.

About the Data Analyst position

We are looking for a certified Data Analyst who will help us turning data into informationÙ« getting insights and developing business decisions based on the analysis results. Your responsibilities will include conducting full lifecycle analysis to include requirementsÙ« activities and design and also monitor performance and quality control plans to identify improvements.

We expect you to possess analytical mindset with creative approach to tasks and the ability to find patterns and correlation when dealing with big volumes of information. You should also be able to work under a flexible schedule and report on your findings in a detailed and straightforward manner.


Data Analyst responsibilities are:

  • Manage databasesÙ« data collection systemsÙ« data analytics and other strategies that optimize statistical efficiency and quality
  • Collect required dataÙ« analyze results using statistical techniques and provide ongoing reports
  • Retrieve information from primary or secondary data sources and maintain databases/data systems
  • IdentifyÙ« analyzeÙ« and interpret trends or patterns in complex data sets
  • Review computer reportsÙ« printoutsÙ« and performance indicators to locate and correct code problems
  • Collaborate with management to prioritize business and information needs
  • Find and evaluate new process improvement opportunities


Data Analyst requirements are:

  • 2+ years' experience of working on a Data Analyst or Business Data Analyst position
  • Significant experience of working with data modelsÙ« database design developmentÙ« data mining and segmentation techniques
  • Excellent knowledge of statistics and experience using statistical packages for analyzing datasetsÙ« including ExcelÙ« SPSSÙ« SAS and so on
  • Good practical experience with reporting packages (e.g. Business Objects)Ù« databases (SQL etc)Ù« programming (XMLÙ« JavascriptÙ« or ETL frameworks)
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to collectÙ« organizeÙ« analyzeÙ« and disseminate significant amounts of information with attention to detail and accuracy
  • Good report writing and presenting skills
  • BS degree in MathematicsÙ« EconomicsÙ« Computer ScienceÙ« Information Management or Statistics

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