Principal Data Analyst
Location:
Rolling Meadows, Illinois
Posted:
September 28, 2016
Position Type:
Full Time
Category:
Analyst
Reference:
R11661
Atrium (35004), United States of America, Rolling Meadows, Illinois

Principal Data Analyst

As a Data Analyst at Capital One you will leverage analytic and technical skills to innovate, build, and maintain well-managed data solutions and capabilities to tackle business problems.


On any given day you will be challenged on three types of work – Innovation, Data Management and Business Intelligence:

Innovation

  • Act as key data lead to leverage versatile technical capabilities to drive the development, evolution, and implementation of data products, which enable self-service by data consumers
  • Explore industry trends, tools, and techniques in Open Source/Big Data/Digital domain

Business Intelligence

  • Develop prototypes and run experimentation for business intelligence tools, solutions, and techniques
  • Assist in development of standards and policies for business intelligence framework

Data Management

  • Evaluate data management, data quality and data access processes for gaps, inefficiencies and opportunities;  provide recommendations for improvement
  • Implement solutions and processes for management and governance across data quality metrics, metadata, lineage, data access rights and business definitions

Our ideal candidate will have:

  • Degree specialized in a Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics discipline
  • Scripting experience in (Python, Perl, JavaScript, Shell)
  • Strong desire and experience with data in various forms (data warehouses/SQL, unstructured data environments/PIG,HIVE, Impala)
  • Experience leading projects to deliver complex data management solutions; working with internal and external partners

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • At least 4 years of experience in at least one scripting language
  • At least 4 years of experience in querying and analyzing and working with data languages and platforms

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics discipline
  • 4+ years’ experience working BI reporting tools (i.e. Tableau and Business Objects)
  • 4+ years of experience working within process management and improvement methodologies – Lean, Six Sigma, etc.
  • 2+ years of experience delivering Data Governance and Data Quality Management concepts and practices within the financial services industry
  • 2+ years of experience working with Agile development methodologies 

Capital One will consider sponsoring a new qualified applicant for employment authorization for this position.

A little about us:
Headquartered in McLean, Virginia, Capital One® offers a broad array of financial products and services to consumers.

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