Data & Reporting Analyst

Xceleration - Charlotte, NC4.3

Are you passionate about data? Do you find it rewarding to present business insights in a clear, effective manner? Do you find it necessary to back your opinions up with concrete, well-documented facts?

Xceleration is currently seeking a Data & Reporting Analyst to join our growing Charlotte-based team, acting as a solutions developer for data & business intelligence. The Data & Reporting Analyst will be challenged to discover business insights using data mining, while taking a leading role in designing a business intelligence software stack that delivers rich data visualizations.

Key Responsibilities:
Working hands-on with program data in to identify trends, make recommendations and research inquiries
Architect program reporting solutions
Drive enhancements to enforce data integrity and improve database efficiency
Demonstrate a foundational understanding of the client environment
Take a leading role in determining project scope
Assess and cultivate long-term product goals in conjunction with end users, managers, clients, and other stakeholders
Enhance existing data models and reports
Identify and solve problems using analysis, experience, and judgment
Strategically plan and implement capacity and resource expansion to ensure scalability

Ideal candidates will have:
Technical Skills/Qualifications:
1-3 years of experience working with any relational database
Fluency in: SQL Server/T-SQL syntax and experience with the Microsoft BI stack, including
SQL Server Management Studio for relational database operations
SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS) for ETL operations,
SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS) report generation
SQL Server Analysis Services Tabular and/or Cube data modeling and associated application-specific languages (DAX,MDX)
Experience using dashboarding technologies such as Tableau, Pyramid Analytics or Power BI
Some familiarity with web frontend technologies, including HTML, CSS, and JavaScript
Knowledge of backend technologies like Node.JS, Microsoft .NET framework, Java, and Python will also be helpful.
Basic understanding of Unix/Linux shell, whether using bash, zsh or C shell, will be useful
Experience working with technologies from any large cloud provider, such as AWS, Google Cloud or Microsoft Azure is useful
Bachelor’s degree preferred

Communication Skills & Personal Qualities:
Ability to craft targeted, concise communications for varied audiences
Ability to embrace alternative points of view, approach problems with ambitious curiosity and take risks where appropriate
Strong focus on process efficiency and driving continuous improvement
Strong personal accountability, with a willingness to acknowledge mistakes and work proactively to resolve problems
Excitement for working on a team that will collaboratively solve problems and design solutions across the organization
Ability to thrive in ambiguous situations, and a willingness to work collaboratively to better define requirements when necessary
Strong focus on continuous learning and professional development

About Us:
Xceleration is an industry-leading provider of incentive and recognition solutions for corporations looking to boost the performance of their employees, dealers or customers. We utilize our proprietary web-based software platform as a starting point, customizing for each client to maximize results against their objectives. Xceleration has locations in Charlotte, Atlanta, Myrtle Beach, New York and Los Angeles.