Data Analyst (Vehicle Data)




Chicago, Illinois

Full-Time/Regular

RITM0019827

 

 

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 experienced 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.

 

Responsibilities Include

  • Function as a liaison between technology teams and internal business units. Understand and elicit data needs using interviews, data analysis, business process descriptions, stories, scenarios, business analysis, and workflow analysis.
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  • Create and execute SQL queries to aid in the troubleshooting process of potential data anomalies. This role will aid in the testing and validation of the delivered data products.
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  • Function as a subject matter expert on our data, processes, and business methodologies
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  • Collaborate with technical experts and business units to determine the best possible data and reporting solutions.
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Required Skills

 

  • Solid understanding of database structures and fundamentals
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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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  • Ability to deal with multiple projects and deadlines
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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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  • Passion to proactively seek ways to improve processes
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  • Self-confidence to be assertive when taking a position and can constructively resolve problems
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  • Creative, resourceful and innovative at tackling complex challenges.
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  • The ability to interact professionally with a diverse group, including executives, managers, and subject matter experts
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Required Experience

 

  • Bachelor's degree
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  • Advanced SQL skills
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  • 2+ years’ experience working within a large data environment  (utilizing technologies such as Oracle or Teradata).
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  • 1+ years’ experience working within Big Data (Hadoop, Hive, Hue, NoSQL) environment.
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  • Understanding of MDM concepts
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  • Previous development experience considered a plus (e.g. Python, Java)
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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.