Associate Data Analyst

Job Locations US-MA-Boston
# of Openings
1
Category
Information Technology
Type
Regular Full-Time

Overview

Stax is expanding our talented IT team. We are seeking individuals with a passion for data, learning, and the desire to tackle the most challenging issues businesses face today. As the data analyst, your role will be to help the organization continuously identify opportunities for improvement. You will design (with the internal client) and implement data solutions that will

drive improvement strategies.  Between the growth of the firm and the pace of change with new technologies, this position will be critical at Stax, and invaluable to the success of our people and the organization as a whole. As such the data analyst plays a vital role within the firm and is presented with tremendous opportunities for professional development and personal growth. If you have a bias for action, an affinity for ideas, and a drive to provide results, you will thrive in this role.

 

During your time at Stax, you’ll consistently face intellectually challenging projects in support of our Executive Leadership team and work closely with financial planning, marketing, and business development. You will have exposure to our CEO, President, and COO.

 

You’ll also have incredible opportunities to jump-start your career. Our staff works side-by-side with—and learns from—some of the smartest people in the business. Our entrepreneurial approach to work and broad client base creates immediate opportunities for client exposure, providing enormous potential for career progression. Associates work directly with all levels of the firm daily to diagnose our clients’ most pressing issues while identifying new opportunities for value creation and accelerating growth.

 

Life at Stax is unique - our goal is to empower and challenge employees, while supporting a reasonable work-life balance. No question: you’ll work hard. However, we value your time. As such, we give you ample opportunity for professional and personal development, allowing great people and teams to grow as well as get involved in our communities.

 

Stax works with clients that range from Fortune 500 companies to the largest LBO firms globally. Working across a wide spectrum of industries on short-term engagements designed to last 4-12 weeks.

 

At Stax, we have a clear mission: to be the place where a diverse mix of talented people want to come, to stay, and do their best work. From such diversity and inclusion comes our unique innovation and actionable insights.

 

WHY STAX

  • High-profile engagements with the large and mid-cap private equity firms globally, and the leadership teams of their portfolio companies. 
  • Immersive learning opportunities in a fast-paced environment.
  • Content-focused environment which can nourish your analytically driven opinion.
  • Associates, consultants, and managers are supported by our unique business model with integrated international teams that deliver research, data, analysis, and overnight support to allow you more time to think. 
  • Content-focused environment which can nourish your analytically driven opinion.
  • Opportunities for personal growth and career development based on the merits of your work – the chance to have more than a 2-3-year stint – real upward mobility. Good people who genuinely care about the firm’s success and are consistently exploring ways to improve and build upon its accomplishments.

We offer competitive compensation that rewards strong performance and solid career development through mentorship and coaching opportunities. In addition, we offer comprehensive benefits including medical, dental, and vision coverage for you and your family, 401(k) savings plan with company matching, 3 weeks of vacation, life and disability insurance, generous parental leave, pre-tax transit benefits, mobile phone stipend, wellness reimbursement, charitable gift matching, and more. 

Responsibilities

The Data Analyst will conduct full lifecycle analysis including gathering requirements, planning activities, and design. Data Analysts will develop analysis and reporting capabilities. They will also monitor performance and quality control to identify improvements.

 

Specifically, in this role you will:

  • Interpret data, analyze results using statistical techniques and provide ongoing reports, dashboards, and periodic notifications with targeted insight to key stakeholders
  • Develop and implement databases, data collection systems, data analytics, and other strategies that optimize statistical efficiency and quality
  • Acquire data from primary or secondary data sources and maintain databases/data systems
  • Identify, analyze, and interpret trends or patterns in complex data sets
  • Locate and define process improvement opportunities and streamline repetitive tasks
  • Provide support to the Directors of Finance and Planning, Finance, HR.
  • Help Business Development understand and refine the current mix of products in our projects
  • Understand and maintain data mappings and data flow diagrams
  • Assist with the implementation and optimization of systems (ERP, CRM, HR)
  • Troubleshoot and diagnose data quality issues and anomalies and offer data findings and analysis outcomes
  • Self-motivate to learn and eager to understand data, business processes, concepts, and technologies

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree with demonstrated academic excellence, ideally in a discipline such as Mathematics, Economics, Computer Science, Information Management, or Statistics.
  • Proven working experience as a Data Analyst or Business Data Analyst
  • Technical expertise regarding data models, database design development, data mining, and segmentation techniques
  • Proven ability to generate insights, draw meaningful conclusions, and implications from data
  • Adept at queries, report writing, and presenting findings
  • Strong knowledge of and experience with reporting packages (Tableau, Cognos BI, Power BI), statistics analysis tools (SPSS, R, SAS, Mini Tab, etc.), databases (SQL Mongol, MySQL, etc.), programming (Python, XML, JavaScript, or ETL frameworks)
  • Familiarity with Microsoft ecosystem and Microsoft Office
  • Detail oriented, self-starter with an intellectual curiosity and teamwork capabilities
  • Excellent critical thinking, understanding of business research and analysis
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience with a project base consulting business is a big plus

 

This position is in the Boston area

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