Data Analytics Specialist




Lafayette, LA

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    Position summary

    r future duties and responsibilities
    • Apply Data Science principles to analyze large datasets, build ML models, and derive business value.
    • Partner with internal and external teams for functional and technical design of the Data Analytics platform.
    • Translate business needs into clear Data Analytics functional design documents.
    • Create data lineage mapping documents for data validation.
    • Review technical design documents to ensure alignment with best practices.
    • Develop ad-hoc reports and queries to support the business team.
    • Assist during testing phases and validate defects.
    • Perform extensive data analysis and summarize insights.
    • Utilize data science for actionable recommendations and create ML solutions.
    • Apply software engineering best practices.
    • Leverage tools like SQL, Hadoop, Spark, and Python.
    • Regularly engage with stakeholders.
    • Stay updated on analytic tools and techniques.
    • Ensure solutions align with existing processes.
    • Collaborate on pilots for testing new solutions.

    Required qualifications to be successful in this role
    • Bachelor's degree in computer science or a related discipline, typically 8 or more years of solid, diverse work experience in IT with a minimum of 6 years' combined experience in data science & data engineering implementations including DWBI application design, development, and implementation.
    • Certification: AWS Solution Architect - Associate certified- The need to have relevant AWS data management experience is very crucial for the role.
    • Good knowledge of Relational databases & Data warehouses (AWS Redshift & Oracle experience preferred), SQL, PL/SQL, and Functional experience in Tableau reports/dashboards.
    • Strong technical skills to extract large amount of data through SAS/Teradata/Hadoop/Oracle/SQL and construct easy to use tools and reports using VBA/Tableau/R/Python/GIS (knowledge of or ability to learn Python required).
    • Proficiency and Experience in tools such as Tamr, SageMaker and Jupyter Notebook is a plus.
    • Ability to build models and manage the model building process (data prep, model build, validation, and implementation).
    • Experience in other BI/reporting tools such as ThoughtSpot, OBIEE etc. will be a plus.
    • Experience in documenting key deliverables such as Requirement Gathering, FIT/GAP Analysis, ETL specs, Business model design, Functional Design for Reports and Data Mapping.
    • Strong experience on customization & implementations of Data Warehouses using ETL and BI Reporting tools.
    • Have a strong understanding of the BI architecture including physical data models, ETL, logical business models and subject areas.
    • Good communication & presentation skills
    • Detailed Oriented and strong experience in performing Data analysis.
    • Strong data management principles, around data architecture, modeling/design, data quality, security, data organization and operations.

    CGI is required by law in some jurisdictions to include a reasonable estimate of the compensation range for this role. The determination of this range includes various factors not limited to: skill set level; experience and training; and licensure and certifications. CGI typically does not hire individuals at or near the top of the range for their role. Compensation decisions are dependent on the facts and circumstances of each case. A reasonable estimate of the current range is $76,300- $185,800.
    At CGI we call our professionals "members" to reinforce that all who join our team are, as owners, empowered to participate in the challenges and rewards that come from building a world-class company. CGI's benefits include:
    • Competitive base salaries
    • Eligibility to participate in an attractive Share Purchase Plan (SPP) in which the company matches dollar-for-dollar contributions made by eligible employees, up to a maximum, for their job category
    • 401(k) Plan and Profit Participation for eligible members
    • Generous holidays, vacation, and sick leave plans
    • Comprehensive insurance plans that include, among other benefits, medical, dental, vision, life, disability, out-of-county emergency coverage in all countries of employment;
    • Back-up child care, Pet insurance, a Member Assistance Program, a 529 college savings program, a personal financial management tool, lifestyle management programs and more


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    Life at CGI is rooted in ownership, teamwork, respect and belonging. Here, you'll reach your full potential because...

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    Your work creates value. You'll develop innovative solutions and build relationships with teammates and clients while accessing global capabilities to scale your ideas, embrace new opportunities, and benefit from expansive industry and technology expertise.

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    Why you should apply for a job to CGI:

  • 59% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • We offer our employees great flexible working options all over the world
  • Thanks to our members, we've been named a #TopWorkplace by the Washington Post again in 2021
  • Forbes Names CGI one of America's Best Management Consulting Firms