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Senior Business Analyst

Santa Monica, CA | Business Analytics

Job Description

Business Intelligence and Analytics group at Edmunds.com is looking for a Senior Business Analyst to support and to develop solutions that will foster data driven decision making. You will work on large-scale datasets in our Big Data platform transforming data, aggregating key metrics and building visualizations. You will collaborate with product owners, analysts, vendors and engineering to sustain the most advanced analytics environment in the automotive space.

Edmunds.com is all about data, big data! We are fast becoming the de facto standard by which automotive information is defined in United States. We process detailed, user behavior for over 18 million unique visitors a month. The BI Analyst will be a central part of a team that transforms this raw information into useful knowledge. We are dedicated to using modern data analysis technologies and techniques to provide state of the art, just-in-time Business Intelligence services to both internal and external customers. Reports that take other companies weeks to produce, we do in hours!

We are looking a person that is smart, creative, ambitious and most of all passionate about data. If large-scale data analytics excites you, this is the right place for you!

What You'll Do:

  • Work with business users directly to gather requirements and provide solutions and insights
  • Follow Agile project management methodology
  • Translate functional requirements into technical designs and choose the appropriate BI solutions
  • Document functional requirements, functional designs, and all technical designs according to Edmunds technical documentation standards
  • Apply Minimum Viable Product (MVP) approach to test the solution before building the entire application

What You Need:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Statistics, Math, Business Systems or other similar quantitative field preferred (or equivalent experience)
  • Strong Data wrangling and SQL skills. Hive experience will be a plus. (This is a hands-on programing/development position)
  • Experience designing, implementing, and deploying business intelligence, ETL, OLAP and decision support systems with very large databases
  • Experience with bash/ perl/ python scripting is a plus

Working at Edmunds:

At Edmunds.com we’re driven to make car buying easier.  As one of the most trusted review sites on the Internet, almost 18 million visitors use our research, shopping and buying tools every month to make an easy and informed decision on their next car.  How do we do it, you ask?  The key ingredients are our enthusiastic employees, progressive company culture and cutting edge technology.

A few of the perks:

  • ​Results Only Work Environment (ROWE) - work whenever you want from wherever you want, as long as the work gets done
  • Competitive pay + fantastic benefits including 14 paid company holidays (how many of your friends get to celebrate Earth Day as a paid day off?)
  • Flexible Time Away From Work - take what you need; as long as your work gets done, you can take any reasonable amount of time off - with pay, of course

Employees think it's a pretty great place to work and some pretty impressive publications think it is too: we've been recognized as one of the best places to work by the LA Business Journal (for the last 4 years!), Wall Street Journal, Business Week Magazine and Architectural Record.  If you’re interested in learning more and joining our mission, we'd love to hear from you!




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