Sr Data Usage Analyst

Company Name:
First Niagara Financial Group
Technical/Functional Skills
Ability to write clear and complete technical documentation that is useful to both business analysts and technical specialists
Knowledge and experience with data warehousing and database structures.
Knowledge of banking and banking operations and the information systems that support them.
Knowledge of SQL and business intelligence tools, including experience maintaining the schemas underlying one or more BI tools
Strong interpersonal skills.
Strong writing skills
Ability to prepare documentation and to coach and train professional analysts.
Attention to detail.
Typical Education/Experience/Certifications/Licenses:
Required: Bachelor''s degree or 15+ years work experience
Required: Eight years or more work experience, with a minimum of five years experience in data management, a significant portion of that working in documentation and/or data dictionary maintenance
Preferred: Experience with data projects and data warehouse management
Major Purpose:
The Senior Data Usage Analyst will facilitate the use of First Niagara''s data resources across all business lines. He/she will have responsibility for maintaining the data dictionary, advising and coaching users on where to find data and how to access it, administering access requests to the EDW and other data repositories, maintaining reference tables and data hierarchies, providing training materials and advice for supported BI software and organizing and maintaining all documentation related to data management.
Major Functions:
Maintain and improve the data dictionary. Advise and coach business analysts throughout the bank.
Develop and deliver training programs with respect to usage of the data warehouse and other data resources.
Maintain reference tables and hierarchies for the data warehouse
Maintain all documentation related to the data management function
Administer access permissions for the enterprise data warehouse and other data sources.
EEO/AA Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran
Requisition Number: 11466
Job Title: Sr Data Usage Analyst
Area of Interest: Technology
Department: IT Solutions Delivery - 316
Location: Larkin Building
Position Type: Full Time
State: New York
City: Buffalo

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