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Data Analytics - Manager

Req #: WHQ00012611-CT
Location: Chicago, IL US
Job Category:Information Technology

Data Analytics - Manager


Information Technology


The United IT team designs, develops and maintains massively scaling technology solutions that are brought to life with innovative architectures, data analytics and digital solutions.

Job overview and responsibilities

 

The analyst is responsible for developing analyses, processes, and reporting that deliver actionable insights. This position will also partake in cross-functional projects that require significant analytical and data-mining skills. Large scale data analysis will leverage SQL, R, Spotfire, and other analytical tools. Activities may include visualization, experimental design, performance assessment, and predictive analytics. The analyst will work closely with stakeholders throughout a wide variety of department.

  • Develop and automate large data sets for the purpose of data mining and analysis
  • Data mining and analysis for ad hoc projects will include: exploratory data analysis, predictive analytics, and data visualization
  • Develop insightful dashboards that management can use to produce informed business decision
  • Understand and utilize available tools to solve evolving business problems
  • Effectively communicate findings and complex analytical solutions to upper management



     

Required 

  • Background in quantitative discipline (Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics, Economics, Engineering, Operations Research) preferred

Willingness to expand upon known programming skills and continually develop/learn new technical skills in support of new tools/methods

  • Significant exposure to SQL and relational databases
  • High degree of proficiency in Excel
  • Strong analysis, data manipulation, and problem solving skills
  • Desire to attack complex data sets
  • Ability to work independently and manage several simultaneous projects with a focus on results
  • 4+ years of experience as Data Analyst, Business Intelligence Developer, or a related analytical role
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States for any employer without sponsorship
  • Successful completion of interview required to meet job qualification
  • Reliable, punctual attendance is an essential function of the position

Preferred

  • Masters degree in analytical discipline
  • Knowledge of Big Data and Hadoop
  • Experience with text analytics and machine learning
  • Exposure to R, Python, and D3

 

 


 

Equal Opportunity Employer – Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled/LGBT

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