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SAP Data Analyst II

Job Location Eagan, Minnesota Job ID 2019-9735 Apply

Overview


The Data Analyst promotes the integrity of Patterson’s data across the enterprise, ensuring the data can support transactional processes, reporting and metrics, and analytics products. The Data Analyst uses best practices for process improvement and technology projects to understand the data to be created and used, ensure the process and technology is designed and developed to efficiently create and maintain quality data, and map data conversions as needed. The Data Analyst is responsible for knowing the data needed to support the process, the metrics or key performance indicators (KPIs) used to evaluate the success of the process, and working closely with Business Analysts and BI Analysts on projects to ensure the needs are clearly defined and met by data.


Responsibilities


  • Understand and maintain data definition and uses (metadata), for example: create a data definition in Information Value Management (IVM).
  • Create data requirements and data mapping documents for business processes or technology projects
  • Assist in designing master data entry business processes with master data entry teams
  • Analyze data for quality, utilizing data profiling and analysis techniques (ex: Winshuttle Query or HANA Studio analysis)
  • Research and recommend process or technology improvements for the quality of data being created or used (ex: Winshuttle workflow process)
  • Define data quality evaluation tools to enable end users to assess data quality and improve data quality (ex: Info Steward reports / dashboard)
  • Document data definition or data entry processes to assist with training activities and support Data Entry teams



Qualifications


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in MIS, IT, Computer Science or related field of study, or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • At least 2 years of experience in data analysis
  • Attention to detail and accuracy when dealing with large amounts of data
  • Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing
  • Customer-focused and collaborative attitude

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Data Management tool experience specific to Information Steward, Data Services, Winshuttle
  • Experience with Master Data Management solutions like SAP MDG or Informatica
  • SQL or other comparable language aptitude
  • SAP experience, especially CR or ECC

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Patterson Companies, Inc., is an equal opportunity employer. We consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status, among other factors.

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