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Senior Analytics Specialist

Senior Analytics Specialist

Req # 
36106
Location(s) 
US-TX-San Antonio
US-TX-Austin
Category 
Business Intelligence, Human Resources

Job Overview

Overview & Responsibilities

An Analytics Specialist develops solutions to impactful business problems in the form of simple, actionable insights.  This involves consulting with global leaders to determine what problem they’re really trying to solve, figuring out how data can help solve it, and how the data should be presented to effectively communicate the solution.

  • Ability to frame unstructured business problems in simple analytical terms.
  • Ability to solve a problem from beginning to end: diagnosis, data gathering, data cleaning, analysis, visualization, presentation.
  • Understanding that the purpose of analytics is to drive action.
  • Ability to explain complex analytical concepts to non-analytical audiences.
  • Strong analytical expertise with 5+ years of experience in a role requiring data analysis, data science, or statistical analysis. Skills should include
    • Must-have: regression, significance testing, metrics design
    • Nice-to-have: predictive models, statistical models, Monte-Carlo simulations, cluster analysis, principal component analysis, decision trees, survival analysis, network analysis
  • Advanced skills in some common analytical tools:
    • Must-have: Excel
    • Nice-to-have: R, Python, SQL, SAS, SPSS, Workday, iCIMS, Cornerstone

Qualifications

  • Reports to Manager of HR Analytics and works under moderate-to-light supervision
  • Education: Bachelor’s degree required
  • 5+ years data analysis experience required
  • Although focused predominately on analysis, some reporting will be required

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