Senior Data Quality Analyst in Secaucus, NJ at Quest Diagnostics

Date Posted: 6/29/2020

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At Quest, we are on a continuous journey of discovery and development. It’s this attitude that has made us an industry leader and the #1 Diagnostic Lab in the US. For those joining us, we offer exciting and fast-moving career opportunities where you can affect change at a rate unheard of in many organizations of our size and scope. While we invest in and develop technology to drive our innovations, our ongoing success relies on our people.

As a Senior Data Quality Analyst, you will work for the world leader in the industry, with a career where you will have the opportunity to collaborate and affect change while expanding your leadership skills and technical knowledge. You can make a real impact in a market that is growing and developing. 

Senior Data Quality Analyst, the role:

The Senior Data Quality Analyst provides data analysis expertise for the Data Governance program and is expected to have extensive knowledge of Quest applications and data. This professional supports the Enterprise Data Managers (EDM) in their support of our governed data domains, and serves as a Lead for our Data Quality Analyst team, representing Data Governance in meetings, discussions and by providing informative presentations. The Senior Data Quality Analyst must be able to work independently and apply technical and domain expertise to suggest and, upon approval, execute enhancements and improvements to serve the data governance program. 

Job responsibilities:

  • Data investigation, root cause analysis, data profiling and data lineage activities
  • Identify, analyze, and interpret trends or patterns in complex data sets
  • Build graphs, charts, animations, reports and presentations to clearly show data quality, and insights from data
  • Support the development, maintain/monitor data quality rules, data standards and Governance policies
  • Work with Data Governance Technical resources to develop and maintain Business Glossary Definitions, Metadata Definitions and Data Lineage
  • Drive assigned corrective action to resolve identified data quality problems
  • Lead and coordinate offshore Data Quality Analyst team members in methodologies, principles, practices, and tools as assigned
  • Provide expertise in the implementation of the Data Governance toolset
  • Support special project work as dictated by the Director and Enterprise Data Managers
  • Provide support for Data Governance initiatives

To qualify, the ideal candidate will have the following skills and experience:

  • 4+ years of experience working in a data analyst or similar role
  • 3+ years of experience with Quest internal systems is preferred                              
  • BS/BA in relevant field of study, or more experience may be used in lieu of degree
  • Strong SQL, Visio and database skills; i.e. MS Access
  • Proficient Metric / Report design and development, preferred
  • Strong Analytical skills and the ability to identify trends 
  • Expertise in creating data quality rules to support governance initiatives
  • Comfortable in creatively working with large sets of data
  • Expertise in MS Excel, VB, and Tableau Reports
  • Strong presentation skills focused on communicating current state driving change management
  • Demonstrated leadership skills (project and personal) required
  • Ability to communicate effectively with various levels in the organization (written and oral)
  • Ability to explain complex or technical processes to someone who has little knowledge of the subject
  • Demonstrated ability to understand complex concepts and processes quickly
  • Previous clinical laboratory, health care or health related industry experience preferred

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Join us for competitive benefits and development opportunities in a progressive and supportive environment. Help us improve our service, and the experiences of our patients and colleagues. Work with us and together we can be better.

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All requirements are subject to possible modifications to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. Quest Diagnostics is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Women / Minorities / Veterans / Disabled / Sexual Orientation / Gender Identity or Citizenship.

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