Wednesday, December 7, 2011

Opp: (updated) more on the Vaco position

Data Visualization Analyst

Seeking an experienced designer of data visualizations and complex reporting. Must have at least three years experience creating complex visualizations of data based upon identified information needs. Reporting within the Business Analysis COE, this designer will work with an integrated team of designers, business analysts, data analysts and developers creating complex data graphics using Tibco's Spotfire data visualization tool to support a key strategic initiative. Candidates must have verifiable experience working on complex reporting/data visualization initiatives using Spotfire or an equivalent tool.
Candidates should have in depth experience working with requirements analysts and end users to refine identified business needs through in-depth design reviews and information sessions. Must be an analytical thinker, with a strong design sense, and understand implications of the various design options available for a given visualization. Candidates should be results driven, detailed orientated and work well within a dynamic and creative team.
This candidate should have experience working in an agile environment. Experience with clinical data, what it looks like, what it means and how it's used, is highly desirable.


Primary Responsibilities include:
.         Design and create data visualizations in Tibco Spotfire to satisfy identified and elaborated business     needs captured in the form of user stories
.         Facilitate design review sessions with analysts and key stakeholders to refine and elaborate the data visualizations
.         Work with validation and testing team to ensure formal system and user acceptance testing is properly documented
Key Experience should include:
.         Minimum of three years of data visualization experience
.         Strong communication, organizational, prioritization and leadership skills
.         Detailed orientated with strong analytical aptitude, an understanding of statistical methods is very helpful
.         Experience using Tibco's Spotfire (v3.0 or greater preferred) or similar tool will be a definite plus
.         Familiarity with prototyping/mock ups/storyboards
.        An understanding of UI/UX design concepts a must
.         Workshop facilitation experience
.         Experience with various business analysis elicitation/analysis techniques
.         Must be able to lead group discussions and be comfortable running design reviews with geographically dispersed stakeholders
.         Should feel comfortable and be adaptable in an agile environment with shifting priorities
.        Clinical/Pharma industry experience advantageous
.         Experience working in an agile environment with user stories, backlogs, etc.
.         Basic SQL query experience a plus
.         Familiarity with Excel functions
.         Experience in scripting using Iron Python or similar scripting language is definitely useful
.         BS degree in Computer Science, Design, Human Factors, or related field

Andee Bunten
Sr. Technical  Recruiter
2501 Blue Ridge Rd., Suite 400
Raleigh, NC 27607
Phone: 919.719.6500
Fax:     919.719.6505