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SHRM Senior Data Analyst in Alexandria, Virginia

Senior Data Analyst

1800 Duke St, Alexandria, VA 22314, USA

Req #100

Tuesday, February 23, 2021

At SHRM, we are committed to making work, workers and workplaces better through insights-driven policy solutions, learning and development, thought leadership and research. We are shaping the ways employers and employees thrive together. SHRM is empowering our more than 300,000+ members, including HR professionals, business executives, and people managers, to lead as strategic business partners and effective stewards of workplace culture, business productivity, and employee engagement.

The Senior Data Analyst offers intelligence and insight to support SHRM’s various businesses. In this role, the individual is responsible for thoroughly understanding the organization's data infrastructure, statistical modeling processes, and business needs to provide accurate insights to help identify opportunities and create solutions for SHRM’s various business units.

Your Day:

  • Develops various statistical models to inform risk and opportunity pools within membership and lead pools – with emphasis on demographic analysis and look alike audience profiling.

  • Develop and maintain internally created statistical models while assisting with management and integration of externally developed attribution model.

  • Support a fact-based culture to drive decision making and marketing investments.

  • Analyze large data sets from multiple sources to identify trends, root causes and business improvement opportunities, and visualize those findings using traditional and digital analytics tools.

  • Use systems like Tableau and Alteryx to produce and maintain regular dashboards and visualize data from various SHRM data sources.

  • Support business units in understanding and validating results; help tell the data story by extracting actionable insights from complex data.

  • Support Business Intelligence data efforts through quality assurance and due diligence.

  • Enhance data collection procedures to support and improve the validity of SHRM’s reporting.

  • Provide ad hoc analyses for various business units.

  • Other duties and projects as assigned.

Must Haves:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Business or Marketing; or equivalent relevant work experience/training.

  • 3 years of experience as a Data Analyst/ Data Scientist working on large, complex data sets.

  • Experience with marketing, product-based data analysis.

  • Experience functioning in a highly matrixed organization.

  • Experience with data analysis and visualization tools like Tableau, Alteryx and SSMS

  • Strong data analysis skills and mathematical statistical tool proficiency.

  • High attention to detail and high level of accuracy.

  • Professional integrity necessary to maintain confidentiality.

  • Strong planning skills and ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.

  • Excellent verbal, and written communication skills.

  • Ability to complete assigned duties within critical deadlines.

  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment.

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook).

  • Proficiency with modern reporting platforms and tools like Tableau and Alteryx.

  • Ability to grasp complex platform concepts and business models, in a digital context.

Let Us Know If You Have:

  • Master’s degree in Data Science or related field.

  • Notable accomplishments in data storytelling & customer demographics data.

  • Exposure to Google cloud and big query

  • Exposure to predictive analytics.

  • Ability to derive and present compelling stories based on data and metrics.

  • Ability to build professional relationships across reporting lines


  • Tableau Desktop Certified preferred

Physical Requirements

  • Must be able to perform essential duties satisfactorily with reasonable accommodations.

  • Work is generally done sitting, talking, hearing and typing. Visual acuity to use a keyboard, prepare and analyze data and figures; transcribing, viewing a computer terminal; extensive reading.

Work Environment

  • Work is regularly performed in a professional office environment and routinely uses standard office equipment.

  • Travel Required: Occasional 0-10%

Our employment practices are in accordance with the laws that prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals on the basis of race, religion, color, gender, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, genetic information, veteran’s status, marital status, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, or any other status protected by applicable law.

SHRM is an equal opportunity employer (Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran).

We do not sponsor applicants for work visas.

Other details

  • Job Family Data Science

  • Pay Type Salary

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  • 1800 Duke St, Alexandria, VA 22314, USA