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Senior Data Analyst

Cox Automotive
Irvine, CA 92606
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*Primary Location: *195 Technology Dr, Irvine, CA, USA
*Division: *Cox Automotive
*Job Level: *Individual Contributor
*Travel: *No
*Schedule: *Full-time
*Shift: *Day Job
*Requisition Number: *202101477
*Position Summary*: The Senior Data Analyst, International Business Development will be responsible for supporting Kelley Blue Book businesses in multiple international markets. Senior Data Analyst will analyze datasets for use in current products as well as future products. Products include internal vehicle valuation software, ETL processes, dealer and consumer products. The Senior Data Analyst will be responsible for analysis, insights, and recommendations for data quality and dataset use based on market requirements. Insights will be shared with cross-functional teams and stakeholders. Clear and concise communication is required as well as the ability to create technical documents and business requirements.


The selected candidate will be a strategic thinker with technical expertise around data, reporting, and analytical approaches. This is a hands-on analytical role in a fast-paced environment.




*Position responsibilities*:







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Complete detailed dataset summary analyses that include, field density, unique values, counts, and data consistency scoring



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Run analyses on medium to large datasets, datasets can range from a minimum of 2,000 records to over 2 million records.



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Communicate dataset summaries with multiple internal/external stakeholders



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Communicate and establish relationships with third party data vendors regarding dataset questions and/or data quality feedback



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Create technical business requirements for software developers based on a complete understanding of business needs and data summary results



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Clearly define scope of work and deliverables in the business requirements



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Test thoroughly and validate development teams output based on business requirements



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Facilitate discussions of relevant data topics to share updates with various stakeholders



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Communicate task progress status and any potential delays that will have impact on the larger project



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Be the subject matter expert for current dataset as well as internally developed software products



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Work as a liaison between data end users and the software development team to troubleshoot any potential data issues that may arise



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Support 3 different business market needs regarding software platform or data questions




Qualifications: *Essential skills, knowledge and abilities*:




* Bachelors degree (B.A. / B.S.) from four-year college or university; or a masters degree with 2+ years of experience.

* Minimum 5 years experience in a Data Analyst role or equivalent technical role

* A major in economics, mathematics, statistics, business, or similar quantitative field is preferred

* Automotive industry and automotive data experience is highly desired. (Vehicle configuration information, Model Year / Make / Model / Trim or Version)

* Acute analytical abilities and attention to detail are essential for this position

* Ability to work independently and formulate analysis plans with minimal supervision

* Ability to plan small to large scale projects and meet project deadlines

* Desire to work in a fast-paced environment where information must be digested quickly and decisions made immediately after

* Strong written, verbal, and listening skills

* Must be able to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions

* Experience working with cross functional teams to deliver on large scale projects

* Intermediate to Advanced SQL skills (Understanding of relational database theory and ability to write and understand complex SQL code)

* Intermediate to Advanced Microsoft Excel skills (Vlookups, Pivots, Macros, VBA, External data import/exports)

* Proficiency in additional Microsoft Office products including Outlook, Word, and PowerPoint:



*Non-essential skills, knowledge and abilities*




* Experience working with International teams outside of the US is a plus

* Software UAT testing is a plus

* Experience with Business Intelligence software is a plus, ex. Microstrategy, Tableau, etc.

* Understanding of Software Development Lifecycles including Agile methodologies is a plus





Who We Are
*About Cox Automotive*
Theres nothing ordinary about Cox Automotive. We are people of every background driven by our passion for mobility, innovation, client success and community outreach. We make buying, selling and owning (or simply using) cars easier for everyone. Touching more than 40,000 clients across five continents, we bring together the best brands and the best teams to propel the automotive industry forward. Some of those team members work for our iconic consumer brands like Autotrader and Kelley Blue Book, while others are creating the future of automotive at industry-facing brands like Dealer.com, Manheim and vAuto.

*About Cox *
We are the Cox family of businesses. Weve been making our mark since 1898 by building and evolving world-class businesses, staying true to our values, and encouraging top talent to always look for growth and impact while building a career with us. Our primary divisions - Cox Communications and Cox Automotive - are driving a new wave of innovation, powering smart cities with powerhouse broadband communications and pioneering greener, more progressive transportation alternatives for individuals and fleet operators. Were also expanding into new spaces like cleantech and healthcare to rev up our momentum toward building a better future for the next generation. Were looking for the talent today who will be our leaders tomorrow. Sound intriguing? Learn more about where we are today, where we hope youll be going with us, and the common purpose that unites us at coxenterprises.com.
Benefits of working at Cox may include health care insurance (medical, dental, vision), retirement planning (401(k)), and paid days off (sick leave, parental leave, flexible vacation/wellness days, and/or PTO). For more details on what benefits you may be offered, [visit our benefits page](http://jobs.coxenterprises.com/life-at-cox/benefits/).
Cox is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer - All qualified applicants/employees will receive consideration for employment without regard to that individuals age, race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Statement to ALL Third-Party Agencies and Similar Organizations: Cox accepts resumes only from agencies with which we formally engage their services. Please do not forward resumes to our applicant tracking system, Cox employees, Cox hiring manager, or send to any Cox facility. Cox is not responsible for any fees or charges associated with unsolicited resumes.
Posted: 2021-04-30 Expires: 2021-07-19
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