Why Work Here?
At Arkatechture, we have a simple shared mission: to build a sustainable organization built upon three pillars: Do something meaningful, With a great team, Earning what you deserve.
We started in 2012 with a passion for data, business, and getting things done. We are a team of data lovers and technical experts who use our skills to help businesses big and small harness, utilize, and optimize their data. As New England’s Data Resource, we are a small company constantly evolving to keep up with changing landscapes in the data world.
We are proud of the community and culture that we’ve created at Arkatechture, and we have no intention of slowing down. We offer a competitive benefits package that includes:
- A flexible work-from-home policy (work 100% remote!)
- Open-concept offices in Portland, ME with an easy-going dress code, and fresh pots and pops all day (that’s coffee and popcorn!)
- Training & certificate reimbursement
- A competitive benefits package that includes medical, disability, life insurance and optional dental/vision
- 401K Retirement planning with company matching
- Generous paid time off and eleven paid holidays
- Employee recognition through milestone awards including annual PTO increases and a 4 day work-week at 3 years of service!
All employees share our core values: put the team first, practice humility, take pride in everything we do, stay curious, care for our community & environment, take work seriously; ourselves not so much.
We are seeking a highly skilled and detail-oriented Business Advisory Services Data Analyst and Visualization Specialist to join our innovative team. In this role, you will be a key contributor to our business advisory services, focusing on data analysis, visualization, and ensuring the integrity of data processes. Your expertise in data management, SQL, and visualization tools will play a vital role in providing valuable insights to support our clients’ business decisions.
How to Apply
Please send a cover letter and resume with your application. You must submit both documents to be considered for the position. Don’t meet every single requirement? Studies have shown that women and people of color are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single qualification. At Arkatechture we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace, so if you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyways. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.
- Short Term Enablement Packages:
- Deliver short-term enablement packages for clients, providing them with the necessary tools and knowledge to quickly derive value from our data solutions.
- Ensure clients can independently utilize data resources for immediate business impact.
- Requirement Gathering and Documentation:
- Collaborate with business stakeholders to gather and document requirements for data pipelines, mappings, and dashboards specific to business advisory services.
- Maintain accurate records of Source to Target Mappings and other critical documentation.
- Data Profiling and Analysis:
- Conduct thorough data profiling and analysis of source system data and metadata to ensure the highest standards of data quality.
- Develop and test (unit and integration) views for Business Conformance layers using SQL tailored for business advisory needs.
- Client Interaction and Training:
- Facilitate requirements sessions and client meetings, ensuring a deep understanding of business goals and objectives.
- Provide user training sessions to ensure clients can effectively leverage data insights for strategic decision-making.
- Reference Data Management:
- Build reference data for hierarchies, lookups, and grouping purposes, specifically aligned with business advisory requirements.
- Develop and maintain comprehensive Data Dictionaries and Data lineage documents to enhance transparency.
- Code Review and Mentorship:
- Review SQL code and deliverables, providing constructive feedback and mentorship to junior team members within the business advisory services context.
- Foster a collaborative and learning-oriented environment within the team.
- Data Visualization for Business Impact:
- Develop and configure data visualizations using tools such as Tableau or PowerBI, ensuring they directly contribute to business advisory goals.
- Create impactful visualizations that aid clients in understanding complex business scenarios.
- Process Improvement for Business Efficiency:
- Identify, define, and implement new process improvement opportunities specific to business advisory services, enhancing efficiency and effectiveness.
- Document processes and workflows with a focus on optimizing business advisory data workflows.
- Additional Responsibilities:
- Take on additional responsibilities as assigned, contributing specifically to the success of business advisory services and client satisfaction.
Skills, Knowledge and Expertise
- Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant field or 2+ years of experience in a similar role.
- Strong experience with at least one database tool, such as Snowflake, Databricks, SQLServer, Oracle, etc.
- Experience working with at least one data visualization tool, such as Tableau or Microsoft PowerBI.
- Strong critical and analytical thinking skills, coupled with effective problem-solving abilities.
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills, adept at bridging the language gap between business and technical users.
- Exceptional technical writing skills with a track record of documenting business requirements, development specifications, and user guides.
- Proficient in leveraging ChatGPT or a similar tool to enhance customer interactions and information.
- Enthusiastic, eager learner with a positive attitude toward challenges.
- Strong presentation skills, capable of effectively conveying complex technical information to diverse audiences.
- Experience working on data management projects for data lakes, data warehousing, and Business Intelligence (BI).
- Proven success in driving projects through effective questioning, understanding business requirements, and translating them into tangible development tasks.
- Understanding of cloud platforms such as AWS
- End-to-end understanding of data integration and ETL/ELT processes
- Experience in working with financial institutions such as Credits Unions and Banks
- Experience with Jira, Confluence, Bitbucket
- A strong understanding of Agile software development life cycle and methodology