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Data Analyst Resume

Boston, MA

SUMMARY

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Confidential,Boston, MA
Senior Data Analyst for program implementing Siemens’ Soarian Applications .…… January 2008 - May 2012

Performed sophisticated analysis and operations with focus on process improvement and quality. Worked with program financial process & technical architects and hospital end-users to define requirements, standards and structure for master data management, analytic tools &other data. Guided and mentored junior team members. Focus on data quality. Solved problems!

  • Performed gap analysis for new report/data mart requests from program’s newest hospital compared to existing Soarian objects, including interpreting hospital’s existing report programming; and technical build size estimates.
  • Successfully implemented interface data translation mapping process, requiring issue resolution with interface designer/developers and foreign system experts. Drove requirements, testing and enhancement of front-end application with integrated workflow for map content changes. Compiled initial map contents for new entities (requiring data validation with entity and corporate applications and analysis of dictionary contents, including clinical data like Hospital Service, Infectious Disease and Level of Care.) Maintained 154 production maps. Reviewed HL7 interface logs and complex interface design documents. Some Meditech experience at one hospital.
  • Led work group to define Soarian Financials’ Allowable Value lists during Corporate Design phase based upon process team needs and application requirements balanced with entity desires. Assisted with other masterfiles
  • Developed multi-user applications using MS Access 2003 and Visual Basic. Some SQL Server & Crystal Reports. Go-to person for help with many applications. Excel expert.

EDUCATION
Graduate Certificate in Healthcare Informatics
Graduate course in Healthcare Information Systems

Other Experience

Confidential,Natick, MA 1998 –2007
Confidential,is an employee benefits administration application deployed via both client-server and over the web.
A variety of roles: Large Client Manager - Successfully represented both client’s and SunGard’s interests by administering all aspects of multi- million annual relationships; managed client’s projects to timely conclusion, in budget. Gained client’s trust and managed expectations through effective communication. Negotiated with multiple levels of both organizations. Vetted enhancement requirements lobbied for their inclusion in scheduled releases; creatively focused resources (managed matrixly) during development while planning, tracking and controlling costs. Triaged support requests, determining their cause (data or software setup errors or true software defects).
Pre-sales demonstration (Proof-of-concept) – Key player in ten week onsite demo to secure sale
Onsite-Client Consulting Services & Remote Support - Assessed customer needs, maximized effectiveness of software solution. Demonstrated best practices, workplace productivity, led onsite training and resolved issues.
Senior BA/QA Analyst - Developed use cases, function tested enhancements/bugs in system and APIs (using XML). Suggested design changes that prevented problems before release. Regression testing. Major contributor to system documentation. Found defects using superb SQL skills & animation. Read all application code (COBOL & PL/SQL.)
Data Architect - Implemented this new position for managing data quality within large application. Designed and executed policies, workflow controls and training to ensure new data elements were properly designed and within standards. Remediated older data elements in test / new-client databases. Redesigned project workflow to enhance business intelligence via consistency and quality initiatives, resulting in 25% data quality improvement. Assisted with system design. Actively worked in: Lotus Notes (Domino), SQL*Plus, Microsoft Access, Visio, XML Authority, XML Writer, FTP, graphics editing packages, Merant, UNIX, etc..


Confidential, 1986 - 1998
Recipient of unscheduled bonuses in 1995, 1997 and 1998 for extraordinary achievement.
Programming Manager (promoted from Systems Officer), Confidential,1996 – 1998
Managed all administration systems of the Corporate Trust business, and a team of programmers. Responsible for Data Marts, using tools like FOCUS 4GL, Access, VM Pipelines, and Excel with Visual Basic and macros.
Suggested system and operational improvements; helped users define requirements and document defects. Impeccably managed data conversion team for largest acquisition to-date.
Represented and advocated for the business unit as member of corporate Mainframe/Network and Disaster Recovery teams, then coordinated required business unit actions.
Enhanced in-house-developed billing system through requirements gathering, design, coding and testing.
Systems Officer (Project Manager/Business Analyst), Confidential,1993 - 1996
Successfully managed implementation (averaging $3 million) of in-house-maintained vendor package for multi-currency trading and regulatory reporting in four newest overseas branches and continued as support liaison. Worked with corporate telecommunications, SWIFT Global Banking interface and VAX hardware management and external vendors of regulatory reporting applications.
Managed entire lifecycle of major changes to this application. Helped users define system enhancements and document defects. Developed production and ad hoc business and networking solutions utilizing Xentis report writer, FTP scripts and other tools that reduced pressure to hire another programmer for team. Improved application\'s usage, installation and interface documentation by 20%.
Officer (promoted from Accounting Systems Analyst), Confidential, 1986 - 1993
Investigated, selected, designed and managed implementation of two generations of software and processes for producing an integrated, strategic line-of-business data warehouse used for monthly profit center reports.
Coordinated publication of monthly profit center reports. Wrote data validation reports which reduced errors by 60% over 17 months. Redesigned many departmental processes, moving them down to PCs from IBM VM and MVS mainframes.
For mainframe/VAX complex, analyzed actual and budgeted costs and set billing rates, requiring knowledge of major mainframe applications to project resource usage via statistical analysis.
Performed ad hoc financial analyses for major corporate initiatives, participated in setting annual net income goals for businesses. Resolved complex accounting issues raised by Division Comptrollers.

Confidential, Consultant, Accounting Department 1985 – 1986
Confidential,Consultant, Contracts Department 1984 – 1985

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