Business Analyst

Zoomdata Reston, VA
At Zoomdata, we recognize that today's "big data" is tomorrow's normal data, and it shouldn't take a data scientist to make it useful. Zoomdata allows users to explore and gain insights from a wide variety of data sources, visualizing billions of records in the blink of an eye. We turn data into perspective, and empower our customers to fully realize the potential of their evolving, real time analytics.

Job Function:

Big data and embedded analytics are two of the hottest trends in enterprise software today. In this position you will play a key role in our product team, and help us maintain our lead as an innovator in this industry.

You will own…

* Translate product roadmap into detailed functional and non-functional requirements, specifications, and/or prototypes

* Work closely with Engineering, Product Management, and UX teams to deliver new features and product releases

* Provide backlog management, iteration planning, and elaboration of the user stories

* Provide an active role in mitigating impediments impacting successful team completion of Release and Sprint Goals

* Research and analyze the market, the users, and the roadmap for the product

* Follow our competitors and the industry

You will bring…

* Previous working experience as a Business Analyst, Product Manager, or Product Owner for 3+ years

* Hands on data and analytics experience, preferably on a modern data stack - including streaming, non-relational stores; with experience of systems such as Hadoop, Impala, Spark, NoSQL, Elastic, Solr, BigQuery, Redshift, etc.

* Experience eliciting requirements from stakeholders and customers and translating them into technical terminology

* Sharp analytical and problem-solving skills

* Excellent communication, organizational and time management skills

* Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, similar technical field of study or equivalent practical experience

You will hit it out of the park with…

* Knowledge of modern data sources and analytics

* Experience with Tableau, MicroStrategy, or other BI tools

* Familiarity with Linux, Cloud deployment architectures, and Enterprise Security requirements

* Experience working in a larger multi-scrum team organization

* Customer facing experience as a sales / solutions engineer or professional service consultant

Zoomdata hires builders with creative minds, and the drive to make a positive impact by unlocking the secrets hidden in Big Data. With the right approach, we provide our team with the best tools and try to stay out of their way! We believe that when you give smart people the freedom to do smart things, you will get outstanding results.

In 2016, Gartner named us a Cool Vendor, and Dresner Advisory Services ranked us #1 out of 16 vendors in their Big Data Analytics Market Study (it was Howard Dresner himself who coined the term "business intelligence" in 1989). Forrester named us one of The Six Providers that Matter Most in the Forrester Wave for Native Hadoop BI Platforms. And, we've kept the momentum going in 2017 by debuting as a Visionary in the Gartner Magic Quadrant.

Zoomdata is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

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