Business Data Analyst in Oak Brook, IL

$80K - $100K(Ladders Estimates)

Federal Signal   •  

Oak Brook, IL 60523

Industry: Manufacturing & Automotive


Less than 5 years

Posted 32 days ago

This job is no longer available.

Summary of Position

Federal Signal has an immediate opening for a Business Data Analyst. Serving as an intermediary between business and IT, the Analyst collects, processes and performs statistical data analyses and develops actionable insights and recommendations for current business operations.

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities

• Performs business analysis using various techniques such as statistical analysis, explanatory and predictive modeling and data mining.

• Identifies the best analytical model and approaches to present and explain solutions and options to business users.

• Determines best practices and develops actionable insights and recommendations for the current business operations.

• Provides support for a range of data cleansing and data modeling activities, as required by the business using internal and external data sources.

• Sense-checks large lists of data.

• Partners with strategic market teams to ensure data is accurately aligned.

• Works directly with internal or external clients to identify analytical requirements.

• Produces ad-hoc data queries and reports to support and guide business decisions.

• Assists in evaluation and implementation or development of systems to capture business operation information and documentation of the system, once delivered. Performs end-user training and vendor management for related systems will also be required as necessary.

• Provides backup support for Federal Signal's Reporting and Data Warehouse solution, OBIEE, or other reporting systems as needed.

• May occasionally guide new-in-career Business Data Analysts or end users in data team's process and objectives.

• Supports initiatives of the Data and Decisions Support team, and overall objectives of IT team, with a focus on enabling growth and profit objectives for Federal Signal Corporation.

Position Requirements

• 3-5 years' related experience in IT data or business process related role

• Languages: R, Python, HTML, Javascript, C/C++, SQL, Matlab, SAS

• Experience with Database / Data Systems preferred: MS SQL, OBIEE, Oracle, ODI, MS Access, MS Power BI, NO SQL, Data Lakes

• Skills & Talents desired: Machine Learning, Statistical Analysis, AI Tools, CRM system experience preferred, strong math background

• Conscious listening and storytelling skills

• Strong Excel skills with the ability to manipulate large data spreadsheets

• Excellent attention to detail and accuracy of work is essential

• IT savvy with a problem-solving nature

• Capable of conducting research into a wide range of data or systems issues

• Ability to absorb and retain information quickly

• Ability to confidently interact and engage with stakeholders at all levels in the organization from graduates through to board level

• Ability to work on own initiative and trusted with limited supervision

• Flexible approach towards work and supportive to fellow team members

• Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment

• Team-oriented, collaborative environment and customer focused

• Ability to present ideas in user-friendly language

Valid Through: 2019-10-14