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Technical Business & Data Analyst
Chevy Chase, MD

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Job Description

The Data Ingestion and Consumption team of Decision Sciences and Transformation (DSaT) department is seeking highly motivated Technical Business/Data Analysts to start or continue an IT career on the Big Data project.

Teaming up with software engineers, scrum masters, leads, managers and directors, you will work in an Agile environment to ingest application data from various partner systems into the Data Lake or work to make that data consumable on the Big Data Atomic Layer.

In this role you will coordinate with a variety of IT departments to elicit and translate high level business requirements into detailed system requirements. You will participate in the entire software development lifecycle by writing and executing test plans, finding solutions to issues during development and after deployment. You should be intellectually curious, have a solutions oriented attitude and enjoy learning new tools and techniques.

Role Requirements

* Strong SQL, data mapping, and data profiling skills
* Working knowledge of Big Data and the Hadoop Ecosystem
* Assists developers with more complex and detailed projects including root cause analyses, gap analysis etc.
* Knowledge of Data transformation, Data management & ETL processes
* Excellent time management skills and attention to detail is required
* Excellent verbal/written communication skills, including communicating technical issues to non-technical audiences
* Strong problem-solving ability, critical thinking skills, creative/innovative thinking
* Ability and desire to learn new skills and techniques
* A Bachelor's degree in a computer or information technology or currently enrolled in a degree program

Desirable Qualifications

* At least 2 years experience on writing queries using SQL
* Ability to work independently while supporting multiple projects in a dynamic environment
* Experience documenting business and system requirements, processes, workflows and test plans
* Experience with Relational Database (Microsoft SQ, Oracle or DB2)
* Understanding of ETL processes.
* Proficient in SQL and be able to extract & validate data using SQL query.
* Understanding of software development, web technologies, and testing approaches




For more than 75 years, GEICO has stood out from the rest of the insurance industry! We are one of the nation's largest and fastest-growing auto insurers thanks to our low rates, outstanding service and clever marketing. We're an industry leader employing thousands of dedicated and hard-working associates. As a wholly owned subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway, we offer associates training and career advancement in a financially stable and rewarding workplace.

Our associates' quality of life is important to us. Full-time GEICO associates are offered a comprehensive Total Rewards Program*, including:

* 401(k) and profit-sharing plans
* Medical, dental, vision and life insurance
* Paid vacation, holidays and leave programs
* Tuition reimbursement
* Associate assistance program
* Flexible spending accounts
* Business casual dress
* Fitness and dining facilities (at most locations)
* Associate clubs and sports teams
* Volunteer opportunities
* GEICO Federal Credit Union
* Benefit offerings for positions other than full-time may vary.

GEICO is an equal opportunity employer. GEICO conducts drug screens and background checks on applicants who accept employment offers.

How to Apply

Click "Apply for Job" to complete your application. You will need an active email address and phone number. Please upload your resume, preferably as Word .doc files or PDF. Once you begin your application you can save it and access it later. Your application should include any work and/or internship experience from at least the past five years.



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