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Business Intelligence Analyst in San Diego, CA at Plaza Home Mortgage, Inc.

Date Posted: 7/9/2018

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Plaza Home Mortgage, Inc., a national wholesale mortgage company headquartered in San Diego, California, has a full-time opportunity for a Business Intelligence Analyst with our San Diego, California Corporate Office
 
Plaza Home Mortgage, Inc. was originally founded in December of 2000 to serve the San Diego area mortgage market. Due to our growth and success, we now have branches throughout the United States and we are continuing to grow and expand in anticipation of market demands. Plaza is privately owned and operates as a full-service Mortgage Banker.
 
Plaza’s mission is to become the premier provider of mortgage loans by developing a distinct, sustainable competitive advantage through superior execution of a business philosophy that combines knowledge, technology, and service. Plaza Home Mortgage, Inc. is dedicated to building long-term relationships with both customers and employees through quality training, and excellent customer support.
 
Our ideal candidate should be hardworking and maintain high levels of professionalism and ethics.


PRIMARY PURPOSE OF JOB AND CONTRIBUTION TO ORGANIZATION:

This position is responsible for providing analysis support to the Business Intelligence team. The selected candidate will be an analytical, data-savvy, highly motivated critical thinker. They will be responsible for working collaboratively with end-users, subject matter experts, IT analysts and technical staff to understand, analyze, and communicate complex reporting needs, and to ensure all aspects of current and future BI solutions enhance organizational decision making.
 
ESSENTIAL TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 
Must comply with all BSA/AML requirements as well as any mandatory changes. The following job functions are not all-inclusive. The associate will be required to perform other job-related tasks/responsibilities requested by the manager.  Job duties may change as required by needs of company.  Must complete all required industry and compliance training as required by Plaza Home Mortgage.
 
  • Provides analysis for the development of business intelligence solutions.
  • Derives technical requirements from functional requirements.
  • Analyzes, develops, and creates reports.
  • Maintains and advances the capabilities of existing reports and dashboards ensuring functionality and customization where necessary.
  • Extracts data from databases via sql and manages all necessary transformation processes for data presentation.
  • Proactively seeks opportunities to improve data quality and operational efficiency.
  • Provides thought leadership on BI tools and stays abreast on developing trends for data and analytics visualization.
  • Translates complex data and analysis into easily understood metrics.
  • Learn, establish and enforce overall data modeling standards, guidelines, best practices, techniques, and approaches.
  • Provide estimated effort and prioritize tasks.
  • Leads or provides direction for the planning, designing, and execution of user testing efforts and migration to Production.
  • Designs and delivers end-user training and training materials.


Job Requirements
QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree (B.A. or B.S.) required, Information Systems, Data Science, or Business Intelligence degree preferred.  Advanced degree a plus
  • 3-5 years related experience required 
  • Extensive data management experience in analytic platforms and business intelligence tools, dashboards, and reports with specific expertise in SQL
  • Ability and desire to learn new BI tools where advantageous
  • Ability to effectively communicate and work with all levels both within the company.
  • Proven ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment meeting deadlines and prioritizing projects while retaining high-level of work quality
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to deliver results independently under minimal direction or supervision
  • Strong analytical skills including ability to think critically, apply data analysis techniques to derive insights, identify outliers in large data sets, and think creatively to resolve problems and develop solutions
  • Statistical and predictive analytics experience a plus.
  • Familiarity with data reporting tools
  • Strong attention to detail with ability to manage multiple priorities and possess exceptional organizational skills
  • Proven aptitude to work collaboratively with multiple team members
 
CORE COMPETENCIES:

  • Analytical Thinking
  • Business Perspective
  • Client Focus
  • Critical Judgement
  • Information Gathering and Processing
  • Interactive Communication
  • Results Management
  • Strategic Thinking
  • Teamwork
  • Using Information Technology
Plaza offers a great work environment. Plaza is an EEOC employer and follows all federal, state, and local laws relating to fair employment.
 
Plaza Home Mortgage, Inc. is committed to preventing, stopping and remedying all forms of discrimination that occur in its workplace. Managers are accountable for keeping Plaza’s workplace free from discrimination and ensuring that Plaza provides equal employment opportunity for all in the workforce and for those seeking to become members of Plaza’s workforce.
 
Plaza’s employees are protected by laws designed to protect employees from discrimination on the bases of race, religion, color, sex,  pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, parental status, national origin, age, disability, family medical history or genetic information, political affiliation, military service, or any other non-merit based factor. These protections extend to all management practices and decisions, including recruitment and hiring practices, appraisal systems, promotions, and training and career development programs.  Plaza’s employees are also protected against retaliation if they engage in a protected activity, whistleblowing, or the exercise of any appeal or grievance right provided by law.

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