Data Analyst

US - CA - Carlsbad Ref #4270 16-Oct-2019

Job description

Bigger challenges. Bolder ideas. Global impact. At Viasat, we’re on a mission to deliver connections with the capacity to change the world. We’re the company behind the world’s fastest satellite internet service, with technology that’s helping to bridge the digital divide and improve life for our customers around the globe. By providing powerful new ways for people to connect with one another, gain greater access to education, entertainment, medical research, commerce, and much more, our team is empowering millions of customers worldwide.  

We’re growing rapidly and looking for passionate, innovative professionals to join our team and connect the world to more. You’ll work in a collaborative and inclusive environment that values diverse perspectives and continuous learning, and provides industry-leading benefits with unmatched opportunities for career growth. Our team is fearless in pursuit of new ideas and uncompromising in our quest to become the world’s first truly global Internet Service Provider. Interested in joining our mission? Take a look at career opportunities at Viasat today.

Job Responsibilities

As a Data Analyst on the Business Operations team, you will provide reporting, and analytical support for multiple business areas within Viasat, and specifically for Business Operations. This position will develop analytical models while automating reporting and bringing the data visualization to life by building dashboards for stakeholders to use. The Data Analyst will perform data analyses encompassing in a range of analytic capabilities including but not limited to: aggregations, statistical analysis, moving averages, regression, time-series analysis, control charts, and other mathematical techniques.

Responsibilities include:

  • Parse and manipulate raw data and prepare for loading into analytical tools, such as R, Python, Tableau, Alteryx, Pentaho or Informatica
  • Develop and automate daily, monthly, quarterly reporting for multiple business areas within Viasat
  • Build analytical models to solve complex problems
  • Synthesize large amounts of data with the ability to build visualizations to tell a story
  • Research data from multiple systems to determine hidden relationships and useful information for management
  • Analyze large data sets, while finding the truth in data, and develop efficient processes for data analysis
  • Identifies data gaps, researches methods to fill these gaps and provide recommendations
  • Gather and analyze facts and devise solutions to administrative problems
  • Experience with big data, Business Intelligence tools, simulation, modeling, and statistics.
  • Support the Business Operations team management on projects and initiatives


  • 3-4 years data analysis experience with emphasis in reporting
  • 2-3 years SQL experience
  • 2-3 years Tableau experience or equivalent with data visualization tools
  • 2-3 years Python experience
  • Advanced Excel and database skills required
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • BA/BS required
  • Travel Required Up to 10 percent
  • Citizenship Requirements: USA
  • Languages English
  • Alteryx experience preferred
  • Oracle EBS experience desired
  • Oracle Business Intelligence (OBIEE) highly preferred

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Additional requirements

Minimum education:


Years of experience:

3-5 years


Up to 10%


US Citizenship Required



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