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Sr. Data Analyst in Mountain View, CA at Vaco

Date Posted: 6/5/2019

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Job Description

The Role:

As a Data Analyst, you are responsible for developing and maintaining operational dashboards and reports used by Product Managers and senior Payments Business Operations managers. You must be able to effectively communicate with users from across the organization in order to convert business needs into detailed specifications. You will be responsible for ensuring that all needs have been captured, documented, and signed-off on by appropriate parties. You will then translate those specifications into useful, accurate solutions in a timely manner. You will be called upon to perform and present easy-to-understand, insightful data analysis along with actionable recommendations to our Payments Product teams.


  • Work closely with the Payments Business Operations and Product Management teams to understand their information needs and develop daily, weekly, monthly, and ad-hoc reports to highlight key performance metrics
  • Implement reporting dashboards to manage operational performance
  • Develop SQL scripts to structure, analyze, and make recommendations based on large data sets
  • Resolve end-user reporting problems through collaboration with other teams
  • Maintain internal reporting platforms including troubleshooting, development and administration

Minimum Qualifications:

  • BA/BS degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics, other similar quantitative field or equivalent practical experience
  • 3-4 years of experience writing queries, stored procedures or functions in standard ANSI SQL
  • Demonstrated ability to understand new databases and data structures
  • Solutions and client service-oriented, willing to go the extra mile to support internal customer needs
  • Proven organizational skills with attention to detail. Must be compulsive about data accuracy and quality

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Effective problem-solver with a proven ability to understand stakeholder needs, work with ambiguity and quickly deliver analysis that meets the business requirements
  • Excellent business partnering and communication skills
  • Genuine excitement and passion for developing and analyzing large, complex data sets and converting them into the information / insights that drive business decisions at all levels of the organization
  • Capable of working on multiple projects and deadlines simultaneously