Insights Analyst in Alpharetta, GA at Scientific Games

Date Posted: 5/7/2018

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Job Description

Job Description:
The Insights Analyst will provide descriptive analytic expertise for the Lottery Insights group. This role will be responsible for a number of ad-hoc and regularly occurring deliverables. The Insights Analyst will use data, tools, and analytic techniques to evaluate industry performance in a number of areas. This includes analysis of retail sales, products, consumers, and customers. An in-depth knowledge of spreadsheet applications such as Microsoft Excel is required. Knowledge of SQL is preferred, with the ideal candidate able to independently write SQL in order to perform various data extraction and aggregation tasks. The Insights Analyst should be naturally curious and excited about analysis. We are looking for a problem solver that can think critically and provide data driven Insights to our many stakeholders.

Key Responsibilities:
• Independently maintain and refine key analytic products that are relied upon substantially within the organization
• Proactively generate insights based on regular evaluations of the lottery marketplace
• Answer complex ad-hoc questions that arise from internal/external stakeholders
• Work to develop new KPI’s that can be used by the organization and our customers
• Provide regular reporting of industry trends and happenings to key stakeholders
• Use Business Intelligence tools such as MicroStrategy, Tableau, etc., to create and distribute content for our many stakeholders

Required Skills and Experience:
• Critical thinker that can provide valuable business insights based on the analysis of data
• Must have attained at least a bachelor’s degree from an accredited university
• Highly organized and capable of independently managing complex analytic projects and products
• Strong communicator, with the ability to express findings to a variety of audiences in both written and oral forms
• Deep knowledge of spreadsheet applications such as Microsoft Excel is required
o This includes the use of pivot tables, vlookup or index/match, “ifs” statements, conditional formatting, array formulas, etc.
• Desire and ability to become substantially adept at using SQL to extract and aggregate data is required; prior experience is a plus
• Prior experience with Tableau or MicroStrategy is a plus, but not required
• Must have a mentality that aligns with continuous learning, improvement, and personal growth
• Must be a self-starter who can independently research, identify appropriate methods, and solve problems
• Occasional travel is required for this role (<10%)

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