ION Media Networks, Inc.

  • Commercial, Data Analyst

    Job Locations US-FL-West Palm Beach
    Posted Date 3 months ago(1/18/2019 8:37 AM)
    Job ID
    2019-1097
    # of Openings
    4
    Category
    Sales
  • Overview

    The Data Analyst will work closely within our Commercial department, inspire new thoughts, and develop an in-depth understanding of systems, processes and data. You will then use this knowledge to transform data into supporting data structures, metrics, reports, dashboards, and actionable analytics and solutions that will solve challenging business problems.

     

    As a member of the Analytics team, which drives analytics, big data and decision science for all business functions company wide, you and your team will promote synergies across the solutions and models we develop for other parts of ION. This role offers an excellent opportunity for an innovative and driven individual who is enthusiastic about using data and analytics to drive significant results in an environment that rewards performance.

    Responsibilities

    • Apply your proficiency in quantitative analysis, data mining, and visualization to see beyond the data in identifying and quantifying high-impact opportunities.
    • Create and maintain large data sets and tools to empower operational and exploratory analysis and automate reporting and processes.
    • Collaborate with internal stakeholders to understand their requirements and assist in the development of metrics, reports, dashboards, analysis, visualizations and the design of schemas and data flows to enable them.
    • Coordinate information requests and conduct data mining to provide competitive data and analyze findings.
    • Develop a complete understanding of IONs business, processes, data and systems.
    • Support a data-driven culture, educating the organization on everyday use of data as a resource.

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Operations Research, Engineering, Statistics or other quantitative disciplines.
    • 2+ years related experience such as analyzing data and/or building analytical models in an academic/professional setting and 1+ years of relevant work experience.
    • Proficiency in at least one statistical analysis tool such as R, SAS, etc.
    • Above average capabilities with SQL.
    • Knowledge of common data structures and ability to write efficient code in at least one language is a plus (preferably Java, Python, VB, .net or Perl).
    • Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills, including the capability to describe complex analysis and models to internal clients.
    • Strong presentation skills and ability to excel in a dynamic, intellectual, results-driven environment.
    • High-energy, self-starter individual with a passion for your work, attention to detail, and a positive attitude.

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