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Data Analyst


Job Description

Data Analysts work as part of the consulting and software services team to query and synthesize data into information to support executive-level decision-making for external customers. This includes providing customer support for ad hoc SQL queries and taking action regarding data anomalies/exceptions. Additionally, Data Analysts will work with external business users to identify data processing or system interface requirements, analyze data from existing SQL databases, and map/ create data query requirements for system analysts to develop final deliverables for clients. Data Analysts will work in a fast-paced environment where ShipMatrix’s Business Intelligence (BI) reporting and consulting services are making a major impact on the transportation industry. Hundreds of medium and large corporations use ShipMatrix reporting and consulting services to make executive-level decisions that improve their shipping operations and reduce their transportation costs. Note: this position is subject to changes as the company and job evolve.

 

Required Skills

1-year experience in data analysis

 

Preferred Skills

  • Organized, self-starter, and a good communicator
  • Attention to detail and ability to process information with a high level of accuracy
  • Ability to develop SQL queries and present actionable results
  • Strong analytic and problem-solving skills
  • Effective communication skills, both written and oral
  • Knowledge of relational database structures
  • Knowledge of SQL data analysis tools such as BIDS, SSAS, DQS, and SSRS
  • Experience with MS Office applications, specifically Excel
  •  Experience with accounting system interfaces and logistics data
  • Prior experience in the transportation and logistics industry is a plus

 

Preferred Education

BA/BS in mathematics, finance, information management or related field

 

Company Description

ShipMatrix is located in Warrendale, PA. Since our inception in 2001, ShipMatrix has been helping customers more effectively manage their shipping operations. Our goal is to provide our customers with innovative solutions that help them lower shipping costs and gain greater visibility. ShipMatrix is a sister company of SJ Consulting Group, Inc. SJ Consulting provides consulting and creative design services to businesses and organizations within the transportation and logistics industries.

 

Contact Information

Please send resume to jobs@shipmatrix.com