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Data Specialist (no 3rd parties) in Detroit at Vaco

Date Posted: 7/27/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Responsibilities include:

  • Analyze new and existing external data sources to suggest fit for use cases
  • Collaborate with Analytics and IT teams to profile the data for eventual use in modeling and visualizations
  • Identify relationships in data to assist in providing insights Enhancements to the external data & vendor knowledge system
  • Establish relationships with vendor technical points of contact and internal customers
  • Work cross-functionally to manage data and analytic projects Improve department results through innovation
  • Evaluation of data accuracy, completeness, timeliness and stability and establishing repeatable, sustainable processes to maintain data
  • Discover possible new external data needs Develop business controls to comply with legal and regulatory requirements and corporate policies

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 2 or more years of experience with using a variety of the following data analysis tools: SAS, Hive, Alteryx, Hadoop, SQL or QlikView
  • 3 or more years of PowerPoint and Excel experience
  • 3 or more years of analysis, computational complexity and critical problem solving
  • Strong collaboration and presentation skills Ability to adjust to change and navigate roadblocks

Preferred Skills:

  • Demonstrated SQL and Alteryx skills. (SAS or Tableau accepted as alternatives)
  • Strong experience in profiling data
  • An understanding of creatively visually depicting data
  • A passion for embracing innovation, discovery & constant learning
  • Demonstrated problem formulation and problem solving skills
  • Ability to take complex problems and break them down to create and implement an action plan
  • Communicate findings to make data analysis actionable and understandable by business partners, including IT and analytics
  • A love for the automotive industry
  • Master's Degree