Data Analyst




Chicago, Illinois

Full-Time/Regular

RITM0019799

 

 

Job Description

 

Cars.com is a leader in the automotive digital marketplace. Since 1997, we have built our B2B and B2C brand to preeminent status in the industry. While enjoying great stability, we continue to grow. Our workforce has more than doubled since 2006, and our revenue has increased more than 150% in that same time. Our highly engaged workforce enjoys our dedication to work/life balance, wellness and career growth as well as a rich set of employee programs. We’re big enough to provide abundant resources and small enough for employees to make an immediate impact. 

 

Cars.com is seeking an experience Data Analyst. The individual will play a key role in ensuring that our data teams continue to be a valued and trusted technology partner within our organization. We are looking for an IT professional with enterprise level business/data analyst experience and a passion for delivering great customer service.

 

Cars.com is transforming itself from a typical Agile/Scrum environment to a Lean, Pod-based structure. This means the Data Analyst will work on a small, autonomous, cross-functional team focused on test-driven, continuously deployed and integrated solutions.

 

 

Required Skills

 

  • Partner with business units in understanding our data environment and capabilities.
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  • Understand and elicit data requirements using interviews, data analysis, business process descriptions, stories, scenarios, business analysis, and workflow analysis.
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  • The individual will act as a liaison between technology teams and internal business units.
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  • The data analyst may also assist in identifying data quality problems and in determining options for how they will be handled. The individual will also play a role in testing and validation and in delivering user training and communications.
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  • Function as a subject matter expert on our data, processes, and business methodologies.
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  • Collect multiple streams of data and decompose them into concise specifications
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  • Collaborate with technical experts and business units to determine the best possible reporting mechanisms.
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  • Counsel/Advise partners/users on data capabilities and potential short-comings.
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Required Experience

 

  • Solid experience utilizing Tableau (or like product)
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  • 5+ years of experience in Data Analyst role.
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  • 5+ years of experience with SQL.
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  • 2+ years of experience in a Data Warehouse and/or Business Intelligence.
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  • Solid understanding of database structures and fundamentals.
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  • Experience with Teradata or Oracle platforms.
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  • Excellent interpersonal skills, ability to work with diverse personality types.
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  • Must have solid verbal and written communication, organization, and time management skills.
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  • Proven ability to work independently with limited supervision and with other department personnel.
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  • Must be collaborative in driving decisions with the ability to deal with multiple projects and deadlines.
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  • Must be "self-motivated" as well as creative and efficient in proposing solutions to complex, time-critical problems.
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  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills with a high attention to detail.
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  • Working experience in Agile/Scrum environment is preferred.
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Cars.com, Inc. is a proud equal opportunity employer. We are a drug free, EEO employer committed to a diverse workforce. We will consider all qualified candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity, family responsibilities, disability, education, political affiliation, veteran status or genetic information.