Senior Data Analyst

  • American Red Cross
  • Statewide, Virginia
  • May 16, 2018
Information Technology

Job Description

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By joining the American Red Cross you will touch millions of lives every year and experience the greatness of the human spirit at its best. Are you ready to be part of the world's largest humanitarian network?

Job Description:

The American Red Cross is seeking a Senior Data Analyst (SDA). The SDA will formulate/define system scope and objectives based on user needs. The SDA will devise or modify procedures to solve complex problems considering computer equipment capacity and limitations, operating time and form of desired results. We will also look to them to prepare detailed specifications from which programs will be written. S/He may act as project leader for small projects and direct and check the work of other systems analysis staff.

1. Responsible for gathering, compiling and synthesizing information with regard to
complex technology processes or systems.
2. Analyze and evaluate existing or proposed systems and devise computer systems to
process data.
3. Prepare charts and diagrams to assist in problem analysis and submit
recommendations for solution.
4. Prepare detailed program specifications and flowcharts, and oversee the system's
installation with the user department, ensuring satisfactory results.
5. Responsible for producing deliverables related to the project(s) assigned and post
implementation support and system enhancements.

Education: 4-year college degree or equivalent combination of education and experience; A degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or related field is preferred.
Experience: Minimum 5 to 7 years required

Essential Functions/Physical Requirements: Depending on work assignment, may require ordinary ambulatory skills sufficient to visit other locations; or the ability to stand, walk and manipulate (lift, carry, move) light to medium weights of up to 20 pounds. Requires good hand-eye coordination, arm, hand and finger dexterity, including ability to grasp, and visual acuity to use a keyboard, operate equipment and read technical information. Overall mobility is essential. May include sitting for long periods of time, driving a vehicle and working under challenging conditions.

Work Conditions: Work is performed indoors with some potential for exposure to safety and health hazards related to emergency services relief work. May travel and participate in meetings and conferences throughout
chapter jurisdiction, state and Red Cross system. Because the Red Cross is a disaster response
organization, staff may be asked to be on 24-hour call during period of major disaster.

Apply now! Joining our team will provide you with the opportunity to make a difference every day.

The American Red Cross is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

The American Red Cross is a diverse nonprofit organization offering its employee’s professional development and growth opportunities, a competitive salary, comprehensive benefits, and a collaborative team spirit environment. To be considered for this position, please visit to apply.

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