Junior Data Analyst

AccuWeather Inc.
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Job Description

Who We Need & What You’ll Do 

The global product team at AccuWeather is seeking a Junior Data Analyst to support the way in which AccuWeather collects, reports, and provides insights to the rest of the organization for our non-mobile and mobile applications. This position is joining an expanding Analytics & Audience team and will collaborate with digital product managers, business stakeholders, and development teams across the organization to help provide ongoing analytical support. This position will report to the Associate Manager of Digital Analytics.

As a Junior Data Analyst, you will help validate the digital data collection accuracies, document data capture methodologies and measurement strategies with support from the analytics team, leveraging a number of online tools, help interpret complex data and convey concise analysis and recommendations, you will also assist with monitoring KPI’s and trends to help drive tactical and strategic business decisions.

To succeed in this role, you should have strong analytical skills, exceptional problem-solving capabilities, and be extremely detail-oriented. This role is perfectly suited for someone with a passion for data, digital technologies, and those interested in leveraging data and technology to improve the end-user experience.

Remote candidates are being considered for this opportunity.

Who We Are

AccuWeather, recognized and documented as the most accurate source of weather forecasts and warnings in the world, has saved tens of thousands of lives, prevented hundreds of thousands of injuries and tens of billions of dollars in property damage. With global headquarters in State College, Pennsylvania; a severe weather center in Wichita, Kansas; and offices in New York City and elsewhere around the world, AccuWeather serves more than 1.5 billion people daily to help them plan their activities and get more out of their day through innovative digital media properties, such as AccuWeather.com and mobile, as well as AccuWeather For Business (AFB), radio, television, newspapers, digital out of home, the 24/7 AccuWeather Network channel and AccuWeather NOW streaming service. Additionally, AccuWeather produces and distributes news, weather content, and video for more than 180,000 third-party websites.

Job Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with internal teams to define and implement necessary requirements in order to properly report on relevant Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)
  • Analyze broad data sets and provide strategic and actionable business insights to better inform business decisions
  • Conduct timely, valuable solutions for ad-hoc data analysis and reporting
  • Develop and maintain automated analytics dashboards, KPI reports, and data visualizations for cross-functional teams
  • Conduct quality assurance checks and data validation; identify and resolve issues that arise including reporting discrepancies and data inaccuracies
  • Maintain detailed documentation of analytics tools, business processes, and measurement strategies
  • Other duties as assigned

Job Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in a quantitative discipline (e.g. Computer Science, Information Systems, Business Analytics, etc.) or equivalent experience/training
  • 1-2 years of experience in data analysis, or a related field
  • Prior experience in using Google Analytics, Firebase, or other industry-leading analytics tools (event-based collection services) and familiarity with web data
  • Technical experience including SQL, some form of coding (Python or R), and ETL processing or data integration tools
  • Experience with data visualization tools such as Tableau, Looker, Data Studio
  • Proficient in Excel, Google spreadsheets, and PowerPoint
  • Strong analytics skills to obtain and manipulate data, interpret results and turn insights into actionable and measurable strategies
  • Clear and concise communication skills; able to tell a compelling story using data and quantitative metrics
  • A genuine interest and knowledge of the media and digital industry landscape, keeping up with emerging technologies and trends
  • Meticulously detailed with strong organizational and time management skills
  • Comfortable working both independently as well as collaboratively in a team environment?
  • Willingness to learn and adapt to rapidly changing environment
  • Demonstrated ability to be a creative thinker and exceptional communicator
  • Be curious and globally oriented
  • While we are considering remote candidates, in the United States, AccuWeather is only able to hire team members in the following states due to taxation purposes: CA, CO, CT, DE, DC, FL, GA, IL, IN, KS, KY, MD, MN, MO, NE, NV, NJ, NY, NC, OH, OK, PA, SC, SD, TN, TX, VA, WA, WI and WY.

Company Info.

AccuWeather Inc.

AccuWeather Inc. is an American media company that provides commercial weather forecasting services worldwide. AccuWeather was founded in 1962 by Joel N. Myers, then a Pennsylvania State University graduate student working on a master's degree in meteorology. His first customer was a gas company in Pennsylvania.

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    Ferguson Township, near State College, Pennsylvania , USA
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