Programmer Analyst

ZS Associates - San Francisco, CA (30+ days ago)3.6

ZS is a global leader in sales and marketing consulting, outsourcing, technology and software. Together, we design and implement strategies that lead to greater market share, more competitive operations and better utilization of today's latest technologies. From our worldwide offices, ZS experts use analytics and deep expertise to help companies make smarter decisions quickly and cost effectively. We are particularly known for our strong presence in the pharmaceutical and health care sectors, yet work across a range of industries.

ZS' Integrated Solutions Group supports ZS clients and local client teams on their ongoing sales and marketing business analytics and operations needs. The group typically operates from a local client location.


Programmer Analysts customarily and regularly work directly with our clients at their facilities to assist them with their sales, marketing and general business technology and Client data extraction, transformation and loading operations questions, as well as reporting needs. Responsible for understanding and integrating data with the architecture, technical solution and design at a program level for projects and M&E. Programmer Analysts leverage their technology skills to gather necessary client data sets, then formulate and conduct analyses with that data to provide our clients and also create specific communications to convey analysis results to both IT & Business clients.

Leverage client specific technology skills to derive answers to clients ongoing business and reporting questions;
Performs the activities of developers and data analysts associated with data and reporting tools;
Quality check the data outputs based on requirements to generate output requested by clients to deliver the required output;
Produces detailed technical documentation to support the solution and requirements shared by clients;
Work collaboratively with clients to ascertain the client’s specific business information needs;
Execute a specific plan for analyzing the data necessary to secure solutions to clients’ particular business information need(s);
Discuss and determine with clients which specific data may be best utilized in order to perform the necessary analysis;
Evaluate, assess and analyze the data necessary to provide solutions to the client’s particular business information needs;
Communicate the data results to the client, with an emphasis on answering the business question as opposed to the analytical and reporting processes used;
Gain immediate familiarity with client’s internal processes;
Develop expertise within a client technology and systems applications area.

Bachelor's degrees in Engineering, Information Technology/Systems, Statistics, Economics, Mathematics or a related field with a record of academic success
Up to 3 years of experience as in technologies related to the assigned project or solution. Examples may include: Informatica, SSIS, Oracle, Qlikview, MSTR, Tableau, Reltio;
Good work ethic, maturity and personal initiative
Attention to detail, with a methodical approach to work
Understanding of operating rules, data and processes
Self-discipline for planning and organizing tasks, where repeating tasks are executed efficiently with accuracy and discipline
Communication skills that enable clear explanation and resolution of information needs with client teams
Strong client service orientation and collaborative approach to work with client stakeholders
ZS is a global consulting firm; fluency in English and the local office language is required.
Candidates must possess work authorization for their intended country of employment. An on-line application, including a cover letter expressing interest and a full set of transcripts (official or unofficial), is required to be considered. ZS offers a competitive compensation package with salary and bonus incentives, plus an attractive benefits package.

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