FASTTEK GLOBALpowered by Fast Switch - Great Lakes
(734) 744-9373
Warren, Michigan
Non-Technical Data Analyst 5 #885039
Job Description:
The energy at our company is contagious. We’re driven by our immense passion, as we constantly seek out challenges and identify new opportunities. We work hard to connect with our customers and earn their loyalty for life.  Bring your talent to our company – our opportunities for growth span the globe. We will give you the training and opportunities to unleash your ambition.
The Data Analyst will have a unique opportunity to be the business facing representative of our Analytics shared services that will develop analytics solutions that solve business problems and create value. The successful candidate will support a team that will develop data driven products by synthesizing data from such sources as vehicle telematics, driver behavior, mobile applications, in vehicle applications, digital behavior and external data sources. As such, they must have both strong quantitative and analytical skills, as well as strong business acumen and communications.
This individual must be proficient in IT terminology and advances in technology, but simultaneously know the business language and dynamics to address business challenges. They must be able to work efficiently with large data sets to derive insights and answer business questions through a data driven approach. Finally, they must know how to communicate these insights to business partners through compelling data visualizations in a simple and concise manner.
Role Responsibilities
  • Support diverse technical teams to ensure project deliverables fulfill business needs, are on-time, and meet business requirements
  • Coordinate with business and technical partners to develop data driven strategies: plan, implement and execute
  • Contribute to the definition of an overarching approach of realizing the value of analytics
  • Work with cross-functional teams to discover and develop actionable, high-impact data analytics needs and data opportunity statements in a variety of core business areas
  • Create breakthrough solutions, performing exploratory and targeted data analyses to drive iterative learnings
  • Work with business domain, IT and data experts to identify detailed data needs, sources, and structure to support solution development
  • Delivering ad-hoc analysis
  • Demonstrated leadership and interpersonal skills:
  • Strong business acumen, and the ability to translate “data” to a “business story” and effectively communicate it to business stakeholders and partners.
  • Experience with A|B testing
  • SME with Tableau, PBI, Python or Alteryx
  • Collaborative team player orientation towards work relationships, strong culture awareness
  • Skilled in project management and oversight skills
  • Skilled in priority setting and alignment of project priorities with business strategy
  • Ability to break down complex problems and projects into manageable goals
  • Ability to influence people across the organization. Ability to act as a change agent.
  • Skilled in communicating the benefits of Data analysis to business line professionals to create a value proposition, including executive level audiences.
  • Effectiveness in building trust, respect and cooperation among teams
  • Experience supporting diverse and creative technical teams in a fast-paced environment
Technical Skills:
  • Data integration using SQL
  • Business Intelligence / Reporting Tools: Tableau, Power BI, Excel, SAS, SPSS
  • Ability to identify useful information in data sets and suggest conclusions that support decision making
  • Strong analytical capabilities
  • Understanding of data gathering, inspecting, cleansing, transforming, and analyzing techniques
  • Communication skills with the ability to distill complex subjects to a wider audience.
  • Excellent collaboration and project management skills
  • Big data tools such as Hadoop, Greenplum, Spark, Hue, and Alteryx
  • Business intelligence and data visualization tools including PowerBI, Tableau
  • Proficiency in one of the following programming languages is desired: Python, R, Postgres, and HQL/SQL
  • Knowledgeable of statistical methods such as regression, probability analysis, risk analysis, statistical process control, and clustering is desired
  • 5-7 years’ experience translating business needs to data requirements, turning data into compelling stories, and completing the full cycle from data to measurable outcomes.
  • Bachelor’s / Master’s degree in mathematics, statistics, computer science, information technology, business, engineering or related field
Top skills
  • Strong SQL, python, tableau, alteryx
Additional Info:
At FastTek Global, Our Purpose is Our People and Our Planet. We come to work each day and are reminded we are helping people find their success stories. Also, Doing the right thing is our mantra.  We act responsibly, give back to the communities we serve and have a little fun along the way.
We have been doing this with pride, dedication and plain, old-fashioned hard work for 24 years!
FastTek Global is financially strong, privately held company that is 100% consultant and client focused.
We've differentiated ourselves by being fast, flexible, creative and honest. Throw out everything you've heard, seen, or felt about every other IT Consulting company. We do unique things and we do them for Fortune 10, Fortune 500, and technology start-up companies.
Our benefits are second to none and thanks to our flexible benefit options you can choose the benefits you need or want, options include:
  • Medical and Dental (FastTek pays majority of the medical program)
  • Vision
  • Personal Time Off (PTO) Program
  • Long Term Disability (100% paid)
  • Life Insurance (100% paid)
  • 401(k) with immediate vesting and 3% (of salary) dollar-for-dollar match
Plus, we have a lucrative employee referral program and an employee recognition culture.
FastTek Global was named one of the Top Work Places in Michigan by the Detroit Free Press in 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020!
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