Data Analyst

US - AZ - Tempe, US - CA - Carlsbad, US - GA - Atlanta, US - GA - Duluth, US - TX - Bryan/College Station Ref #11729 28-Mar-2022

Job Description

One team. Global challenges. Infinite opportunities. At Viasat, we’re on a mission to deliver connections with the capacity to change the world. For more than 35 years, Viasat has helped shape how consumers, businesses, governments and militaries around the globe communicate. We’re looking for people who think big, act fearlessly, and create an inclusive environment that drives positive impact to join our team.

Job Responsibilities

As a Data Analyst on the Business Operations team, you will provide analytics and insights into manufacturing and business systems in support of broad program areas across Viasat.  A significant amount of this role’s responsibility is aggregating, cleansing, joining and storing data from varied sources. The talented individual in 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 a range of analytic capabilities including but not limited to statistical analysis, regression, time-series analysis, control charting, simulation, and other mathematical techniques.

Responsibilities include:

  • Parse and manipulate raw data leveraging tools including R, Python, Tableau, Alteryx, Pentaho, or Informatic with a strong preference for Python
  • Ingest, understand, and fully synthesize large amounts of data from multiple sources to build a full comprehension of the story
  • Analyze large data sets, while finding the truth in data, and develop efficient processes for data analysis and simple, elegant visualization
  • Develop and automate daily, monthly, quarterly reporting for multiple business areas within Viasat
  • Identifies data gaps, research 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/Power BI/Grafana) 
  • BA/BS Required
  • 4-5 years SQL experience
  • 4-5 years data analysis experience with emphasis in reporting 
  • 3-4 years Python experience in data cleansing, statistics, and data visualization packages (i.e. pandas, scikit-learn, matplotlib, seaborn, plotly, etc.)
  • Strong statistics/SPC background 
  • 3-4 years dashboarding experience. Tableau/Power BI/Grafana experience or equivalent with data visualization tools
  • Background in data visualization and decision support leveraging open source libraries/packages and third-party tools (Grafana 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
  • US Citizenship required
  • Strong preference for personal projects and work in Python 
  • Data Science experience

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Additional Requirements and Information

Minimum Education
Bachelors Degree
Years of Experience
3-5 years
Up to 10%
US Citizenship required
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