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Data Analyst

Company: Axelon Services Corporation
Location: Irving
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

Global Financial Firm located in IRVING, TX has an immediate contract opportunity for an experienced Data Analyst.

"This role is currently on a Hybrid Schedule.

You will need to have reliable internet, computer and android or iphone for remote access into the client systems during remote work.

We will be expected in the office weekly 1-3 days depending on the team requirement.

Video/ f2f interviews are required prior to all offers.

Job Description

This role involves authoring and producing reports using Cognos platform in the Chief Information Security Office (CISO).

The summary of skills needed for this role:

" Authoring of Cognos reports is a must-have skill. The employee

" Data analysis and manipulation and data design skills are a must.

" MS Office skills (Excel and Access) are a must be able to code in VBA.

" Cognos Analytics development is a huge plus

" Good communication and organization skills are highly prized in our group.

This role has the following key responsibilities:

1) Perform data analysis using Excel and Access and proficient knowledge of SQL

2) Developing complex Cognos reports

3) Developing Cognos Analytics dashboards

4) Report production: Produce monthly and periodic reports on designated Information Security (IS) programs and on any assigned topics. Work with the IS program owners, gather IS risk data from them, process the data as needed and produce IS reports and metrics. Maintain the reports as needed. Analyst needs to have a keen eye for the numbers, be able to self-QC his /her own reports and data, be able to present the data in clear and concise way.

5) Work on CISO Metrics related projects: Work on assigned projects which generally involve the above four areas.


1) Undergraduate degree required; Masters in Data Sciences / Cyber Security preferred.

2) Industry Info Security certifications are a plus.

3) Proficiency in Cognos report authoring is a must.

4) Minimum 10 years working in Reporting and Analytics in Cognos.

5) Excellent communication, interpersonal and presentation skills to senior management and business users

6) Customer-oriented, resourceful and enthusiastic.

7) Analytical problem solving skills

8) Be able to present materials in a format that facilitates senior management decision making.

9) Adept at multitasking and time management with the ability to remain calm under pressure and meet deadlines

Required technical skills:

1. Design templates on Cognos platform

2. Be proficient in creating, modifying and generating reports

3. Understand the concepts of ETL (extraction, transform, and load)

4. Must be able to produce precise and well-crafted reports, familiarity with SQL, and databases

5. Understand general Information Security and understand Info Sec metrics in particular

6. Should be able to work independently and also in a team environment

7. Be able to multi-task

8. Be able to pay attention to details

9. Be proficient in Microsoft Office products such as Excel, Access, PowerPoint, and Word

10. Have a working understanding of databases, tables, and data design concepts

11. Have good presentation skills and produce precise and well-crafted reports

12. Be able to automate one's tasks for expediency

Required analytical skills:

a. Be able to work with structured and unstructured data and be able to answer questions about the data

b. Be able to analyze and present the data from different angles

c. Be able to put Excel and Access to use in the analysis

d. be able to construct queries and manipulate the data when necessary

e. Must be able to perform simple macro writing and VBA programming

Required soft skills:

a. Crisp and clear written communication style

b. Crisp and clear verbal communication skills

c. Be able to work in collaborative and team environment

d. Be able to work effectively with colleagues working in other locations

e. Have influencing skills to get things done smoothly

f. Must have a sense of ownership and commitment to produce the best quality work

g. Possess high degree of organizational skills

Education Level: Bachelor's Degree

Keywords: Axelon Services Corporation, Irving , Data Analyst, Professions , Irving, Texas

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