Data Analyst

Location
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Posted
Mar 03, 2017
Closes
Apr 02, 2017
Job Type
Employee
Employment Status
Full Time

Plus is driven to be the best relocation management company in the industry. We are committed to providing completely customized global mobility programs and flawless execution. Our size is just right – not so vast that you become a number and not so small that any possibility is too great. We invest in our employees by concentrating on continuous training, personal development, and utilizing the Gallup Strengths Finder to explore individual strengths. We understand how important a work-life balance is and believe in creating opportunities to grow both professionally and personally.

We are headquartered in Minneapolis, MN United States with additional offices in London, Hong Kong, and soon to be Shanghai, however we certainly do not believe our global expansion stops there. Our tri-regional model allows us to deliver seamless mobility services in more than 180 countries – and counting! 

Position Overview

The Data Analyst is responsible for the analysis and interpretation, reporting, management, and governance of data, while building an in-depth understanding of the relationships existing between various systems. This also includes developing and implementing databases, data collection systems, and collaborating with business and technology resources to define data-related tools, strategies, and best practices.      

Essential Job Functions

  • Work closely with business users and technical teams to capture, document, and understand data requirements and relationships 
  • Develop and implement databases, data collection systems, data analytics, and other strategies that optimize statistical efficiency and quality
  • Acquire data from primary or secondary data sources and maintain databases and systems
  • Select and implement appropriate data management tools and techniques
  • Translate business data requirements into technical specifications
  • Identify and interpret data trends or patterns in complex data sets and analyze results using statistical techniques to provide ongoing reports
  • Establish and enforce data quality and data management principles including standards, guidelines, and best practices
  • Create source-to-target mappings and other specifications for ETL and reporting
  • Filter and clean data by reviewing, reporting, and utilizing performance indicators to locate and correct code problems 

Skills / Abilities

  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Ability to work effectively and independently in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to be a self-starter and work autonomously, as well as be part of a successful team
  • Passionate about providing excellent customer service to both internal and external customers
  • Proactively protects internal and external confidential information
  • Strong project management skills
  • Excellent numerical and analytical skills
  • Strong knowledge of business analysis, best practices and methodologies
  • Comfortable speaking to management at all levels, both internally and externally, and possession of strong presentation skills

Requirements

  • College degree in Mathematics, Economics, Computer Science, Information Management, Statistics or equivalent working experience preferred
  • Experience in data analysis and database design required
  • Experience in SQL, ETL Frameworks, or similar databases required
  • Experience modeling data and processes at the conceptual, logical, and physical levels required

Why choose Plus Relocation?

Our vision, mission, and values says it all - we have the best employees who care and want to make a difference. Below are just a few additional perks of working at Plus: 

  • Use of Gallup Strengths Finder 
  • Work/Life Balance 
  • Comprehensive health package
  • 401(k) plan
  • Profit Sharing
  • On-Site Gym Membership ($10 annually)
  • On-Site Yoga 
  • Free Personal Training (remote or at on-site gym)
  • Close to downtown Minneapolis (394/169)
  • Free Ramp Parking
  • Wellbeing Program
  • Leadership Focused Development

Want to learn more? Check us out at http://www.plusrelocation.com/careers/. We look forward to hearing from you! 

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