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Data Visualization Analyst

Company: Equity Residential
Location: Chicago
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description
Working for Equity Residential means being part of a community - employees and residents - striving to provide the best in apartment living, speaking boldly about new ideas for innovation, and inspiring creativity in the ways we live and work. We've got the best people in the business, and our experience shows in our dedication to our residents and in how much we value each other as colleagues.
We are currently seeking a Data Visualization Analyst to join our Data Analytics team in our Chicago corporate office. As the Data Visualization Analyst, aka Power BI Analyst, you will be responsible for creating and managing BI and analytics solutions that empower decision-makers with actionable insights that increase productivity, improve competitive edge, and enhance workforce efficiency. Under the general direction of the Director, Business Intelligence, our Data Visualization Analyst will serve as a key resource for understanding our business stakeholders' questions and harnessing enterprise data into compelling data stories to address those inquiries. Analysis performed by this role and the greater Data Analytics team directly influences strategic decision making across the entire company.

  • Knowledgeable. You are comfortable with extracting information from relational databases and creating reports and dashboards with Microsoft's Power BI stack.
  • Business Acumen. You have a background in data and business analysis with a history of creating compelling data stories for your customers.
  • Motivated. Your appetite to learn and provide value pushes you to stay up-to-date on visualization and reporting best practices. You are also resourceful, ask smart questions, challenge the status quo, and regularly seek to understand. You invest extra time and energy to accomplish goals, and when a special project arises, you volunteer.
  • Solution-Oriented. You follow through on commitments, co-workers and business partners know that they can count on you.
  • A Strong Communicator. Your writing and speaking skills are clear and effective, helping you connect well with others.
  • A Team Player. You are united with teammates in delivering on all commitments. WHAT YOU'LL DO:
    • Participate in discussions with business partners to define key business questions, translate them into necessary requirements documentation and develop visual data-driven solutions which answer those questions
    • Develop reports, thoughtful visualizations, dashboards and KPI scorecards using Microsoft's Power BI and Azure stack employing leading visualization techniques
    • Perform UX design activities and Power BI navigation features (e.g. bookmarks, drill-throughs) to guide end-users through a data-driven story
    • Develop calculations in SQL, DAX and Power BI measures which are accurate and performant on large datasets
    • Work with our internal customers to manage User Acceptance Testing (UAT) processes and address their feedback
    • Assist with governance and deployment of Power BI, including administration, content distribution/sharing, training and support
    • Champion the leading Power BI design methodology and best practices
    • Extract data from various data sources; perform exploratory data analysis, cleanse, reshape, and aggregate data
    • Evangelize data analytics best practices among peers and stakeholders
    • Proactively monitor and evaluate the impact of monthly Power BI releases.
    • Conduct deep-dive data analysis for business insights and recommendations, including ad hoc analytics for executive-level requests and priorities REQUIREMENTS:
      • Experience with Power BI development, visualizations and deployment (3+ years).
      • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Design, Statistics, or equivalent.
      • Experience with the Microsoft BI stack, including TSQL, PowerBI, Power Query, DAX, M, MDX and, SSAS, SSRS, SSIS (3+ years).
      • Experience with configuration / management of Microsoft Power BI ServiceExperience extracting, manipulating and analyzing data via Dataflows, Datamarts, Dashboards and Apps to recommend and/or take action. (3+ years).
      • Demonstrated SQL development experience by writing queries and procedures and also using functions to create curated data for use in reporting.
      • Excellent written, verbal and presentation skills.
      • Experience documenting business requirements, processes and workflows (1-2 years)
      • Advanced level of MS Excel skills with knowledge of functions, macros, and VBA programming is preferred.
      • Must be detail oriented, and able to work independently and self-prioritize tasks.
      • Demonstrated experience in working with relational databases: SQL Server (3+ years).
      • Please click here to learn more about Equity Residential's Covid-19 Vaccination Requirements (Haga clic aqu-- para obtener m--s informaci--n sobre los requisitos de vacunaci--n Covid-19 de Equity Residential).

Keywords: Equity Residential, Chicago , Data Visualization Analyst, Professions , Chicago, Illinois

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