• Data Specialist

    Job Locations US-IL-Schaumburg
    FLSA Status
    Regular Full-Time
  • Mission


    Responsible for supporting business reporting processes and assisting various business information system users using modern, collaborative business reporting software, tools, and packages.



    Position reports to the Manager, Business Reporting and Analytics

    The incumbent will be expected to work with more senior staff as well as independently and will be expected to use sound business and technical judgment. 


    Position 80s


    Project management and presentations:

    • Load data into templates (when applicable) and run or monitor standardized Qlik Sense apps and Excel processing templates
    • Pull or obtain data and update common ad hoc input files
    • Assist business users by answering questions related to Qlik Sense or Excel
    • Collaborate with more senior staff on business information related projects
    • Summarize results from data analysis and assist in preparing various business reports

    Script writing and data analysis:

    • Identify and resolve data or logical issues in Qlik Sense apps or Excel Pivot Tables
    • Write basic to intermediate level syntax or logic for Qlik Sense apps or Excel Pivot Tables
    • Use fairly common statistical methods to summarize and interpret data for analyses
    • Match the right analytical or reporting tool to the business issue at hand

    All other related and/or additional responsibilities that may be required or assigned




    Any equivalent combination of education and experience which provides the applicant with the knowledge, skills, and abilities required to perform the job will be considered.



    Bachelor's degree in a numbers oriented major (Accounting, Economics, Business Information Systems, etc.) from a four-year College or university preferred, or relevant work experience.





    • Minimum of 1 years’ experience in a business or analytical environment
    • Experience with Excel, Qlik Sense, or other analytical software
    • Experience working and communicating with technical and non-technical people



    To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:


    Knowledge of:

    • Strong knowledge of Excel


     Ability to:

    • Identify and resolve problems
    • Listen to business users’ information needs and translate into practical reporting plans
    • Communicate clearly and concisely with both technical and non-technical users
    • Coordinate and manage projects (multi-task, update schedules, coordinate plans)
    • Use a variety of computer programs or systems
    • Teach others how to use interactive business reporting software
    • Converse about business metrics
    • Understand the meaning and significance of information in a business context
    • Choose appropriate analytical techniques
    • Design charts and tables for business users
    • Work with analytical information
    • Work with interactive charts and tables
    • Work independently with minimal supervision at times
    • Work in a fast-paced environment
    • Work effectively with both business managers and IT staff
    • Collaborate with others
    • Be a pacesetter
    • Be a quick learner


    • All other related and/or additional responsibilities that may be required or assigned.
    • It is impossible to list every requirement for, or responsibility of, any position.  Similarly, we cannot identify all the skills a position may require since job responsibilities and the Company’s needs may change over time.  Therefore, the above job description is not comprehensive or exhaustive.   The Company reserves the right to adjust, add to or eliminate any aspect of the above description.  The Company also retains the right to require all employees to undertake additional or different job responsibilities when necessary to meet business needs.



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