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Associate, Data Analytics Engineering



Data Science
Chicago, IL, USA
Posted on Saturday, April 27, 2024

Avant is looking for a Associate Data Analytics Engineer, to play a crucial role in building and evolving our data model to meet a range of business initiatives. This position is suited for someone who is driven to understand complex problems and use technology to build robust solutions. You will work with teams throughout the company understand their operational, regulatory, and reporting needs, and develop a mature model to enable their data-driven decisions.

What you do at Avant:

  • Collaborate with product and operational teams to enable and promote data-driven decision making.
  • Model new data sets that can be incorporated into a Databricks and DBT-based platform
  • Engage with internal stakeholders and users to define clear and well-structured business requirements for our data assets
  • Support the delivery of data for key customer and operational processes
  • Ensure the quality of data received and produced
  • Identify and execute on opportunities for improvement in Avant’s data resources
  • Mentor teammates and be a part of a culture of learning

Why you are a fit for Avant:

  • Bachelor’s degree in an analytical field (e.g. mathematics, statistics, finance, computer science, engineering, etc.)
  • 3+ years’ experience in data analysis, preferably working with large data sets in OLAP databases.
  • 1+ years’ experience with SQL (intermediate to advanced aptitude level)
  • Experience with data modeling
  • 1+ years’ experience in business analysis (intermediate aptitude level)
  • Experience working with a Business Intelligence tool
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Must be a self-starter and able to work independently as well as in a team environment
  • Detail oriented with strong organizational skills
  • Experience working with Python (basic level)
  • Experience working with Postgres or similar relational databases
  • Familiarity with Agile/Scrum
  • Experience in financial technology / lending a plus
  • Ability to participate in a support rotation to provide escalation support which may occur outside of business hours

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We believe that a diverse set of backgrounds and experiences helps us create the most innovative solutions for our customers. We invite you to apply to our positions even if you do not meet 100% of the qualifications listed in the description. If you’re passionate about our mission and aligned to our values, we hope you’ll come contribute to our awesome culture.

Why Avant is the place for you:

At Avant, we believe our values make a difference:

Authenticity. We show up to work as our whole selves and make sure others can too.

Collaboration. We can only succeed when we do so as a team.

Problem-Solving. The harder the problem, the more satisfying the solution.

Customer. We are all owners of the customer experience.

Initiative. Plan. Adapt. Get Sh!t Done.

We believe that great ideas come from anyone and anywhere, that everyone is an owner who drives change, and that we have more fun when we work together. We're problem solvers who love collaborating with intelligent and highly-motivated people to reshape the face of digital banking. Avant offers terrific perks and benefits, fun social events with employees who actually like hanging out together, and a flexible growth environment where trying your hand at new projects and being the active owner of your career path is encouraged and supported.

Some of our benefits include:

  • Choice of great Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance Plan options

  • 401(k) Match

  • Unlimited Paid Time Off

  • Flexible Work Environment

  • Generous Paid Parental Leave

  • Lunch Allowance (Fooda) and In-office Snacks

  • WFH Stipends for our Remote Employees

  • Access to LinkedIn Learning for Professional Development

  • No Meeting Wednesdays - (a.k.a. planned time to Get Sh!t Done)

  • Summer Fridays

  • Fun In-Office and Virtual Social Events

  • And who doesn’t love the swag

This position may require you to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. If required, you'll be asked to provide proof that you’re fully vaccinated upon your start date or before working in or visiting our Chicago office. You’re considered fully vaccinated two weeks after you receive the second dose of a two-dose vaccine series (e.g., Pfizer or Moderna) or two weeks after a single-dose vaccine (e.g., Johnson & Johnson/Janssen). Failure to provide proof of vaccination may result in termination. Subject to applicable law and requests for accommodation.