Data Analyst

About UpperEdge, LLC

UpperEdge is a leading IT sourcing and commercial advisory firm that specializes in helping our clients successfully source and deliver transformational programs while maximizing the value they receive from their key information technology relationships. We do this by empowering clients with sourcing and negotiation best practices, market and vendor intelligence, targeted insights, and project execution strategies to successfully enable their most strategic transformation initiatives.

As a leading IT sourcing and negotiation advisory firm, we engage at the highest executive levels within Fortune 500 and Global 2000 companies to support the sourcing and negotiation of the relationships required to enable enterprise-wide business transformations. Our full suite of strategic advisory services spans the full transformation lifecycle from project conception and business case development to sourcing and negotiation support to project transformation execution optimization. Our advisors maintain a wealth of experience and utilize a robust set of proprietary analyzers and tools linked to a deep database of market intelligence to provide recommendations and insights to our clients.

Founded in 2010, UpperEdge has been growing at approximately twenty five percent per year and has been profitable every year since its founding.  We take great pride in the entrepreneurial culture of our company which is grounded in mutual respect, professionalism, work life balance, team morale, welfare, and giving back to the community through volunteer and philanthropic endeavors.

Our client base includes a significant number of Fortune 500 companies that are the dominant leaders in their respective industries.  100 percent of UpperEdge’s customers are referenceable, and for the past 12 years our client satisfaction scores have averaged 4.5 out of 5.

Awards and Accolades:

  • 5000’s Fastest Growing Companies in 2020
  • Boston’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For five years in a row

Job Description

UpperEdge is currently looking for a professional, high-energy individual to join its growing team of experts as a Data Analyst. The ideal candidate will play a central role in supporting and enhancing UpperEdge’s delivery capabilities by ensuring the consistency and availability of high-quality information to UpperEdge’s delivery teams.  The Data Analyst is responsible for assisting in the integrity of UpperEdge’s information assets across the entire lifecycle, including data collection, organization, cleansing, analysis, and reporting.  This individual must have the ability to manage multiple tasks efficiently, exercise superior judgment, and maintain the drive to work productively in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment while maintaining a positive demeanor.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Execution of SOPs for collection, management, and analysis of UpperEdge’s information assets.
  • Ensure work is carried out in accordance with applicable SOPs and working practices.
  • Ensure operational excellence in collaboration with delivery teams for application of standards, data acquisition, proactive data review and query management, data cleaning, data access and metrics reporting.
  • In collaboration with the delivery teams, ensure operational excellence across all UpperEdge
  • Assist in developing ad-hoc graphs, tables, charts, and reports as necessary.
  • Contribute to UpperEdge’s blog, podcasts, and webinars.

General Qualifications

  • Recent graduate with strong technical skills and / or a Business Analytics degree OR Minimum 1 year of relevant data / information management experience in one or more of the following:
    • Data Migration / Data Governance / Data Quality
    • Data Warehouse management
    • Knowledge Management / Document Management
    • Basic knowledge of SQL, relational datasets, and relevant toolsets (e.g. Access)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong analytical skills to include data comparison and modeling
  • Strong experience with Microsoft Excel and other Microsoft tools (e.g. Word, PowerPoint, Access, and Outlook)
  • Interest or experience in the Data Science space, along with familiarity with relevant toolsets is a plus: Python, “R”, PowerBI and/or Tableau.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills – a positive attitude and high-level energy required
  • Ability to multitask and meet multiple deadlines in a timely fashion
  • Ability to work well both individually and in a team environment
  • Bachelors’ degree in a related field preferred

Benefits & Compensation

  • Salary levels are competitive and commensurate with experience
  • Company Sponsored Health and Dental insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts, Holiday and PTO, 401K, Hybrid / Remote Work Options, a Great Work-Life Balance, and other exciting benefits