Data Analyst

US - CA - Carlsbad Ref #4618 11-Dec-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: statistical analysis, regression, time-series analysis, control charts, simulation, and other mathematical techniques

Responsibilities include:

•            Help build scalable analytical framework to support analysis and decision support

            Build analytical models to solve complex problems

            Understand business value and provide insight that helps revolutionize how work is done       

            Synthesize large amounts of data from multiple sources and build visualizations to tell a story

            Parse and manipulate raw data leveraging tools such as R, Python, Tableau, Alteryx, Pentaho or Informatica

            Develop and automate daily, monthly, quarterly reporting for multiple business areas within Viasat

            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

            Monitor big data with Business Intelligence tools, simulation, modeling, and statistics

•            Experience building intuitive and actionable dashboards and data visualizations that drive business decisions (Tableau or similar)


•            3-5 years data analysis experience with emphasis in reporting

            3-5 years SQL experience

            2-3 years Tableau experience or equivalent with data visualization tools

            2-3 years Python experience

            Background in data visualization and decision support leveraging open source libraries/packages and third-party tools (Tableau or similar)

            Excellent judgment, critical-thinking, and decision-making skills; can balance attention to detail with swift execution

            Able to identify stakeholders, build relationships, and influence others to drive progress

            Excellent analytical and problem solving skills

            Strong oral and written communication skills

•            Strong statistical background


•            Data Science experience

            Machine Learning experience

            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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