Data Management Associate

| Chicago
Avant is revolutionizing the world of lending by lowering the costs and barriers of borrowing for everyday people. At our core, we are a technology company that builds advanced platforms and uses custom analytics. Today, we help underserved consumers, the majority of whom get fast funding on our online platform without having to talk anyone. Tomorrow we plan to use our world class technology and underwriting capabilities to launch new products and bank partnerships that improve people’s financial lives.
Job Description
Let’s get to business. Avant is looking for a new Data Manager, Senior Associate to join the team in Chicago.
Avant is looking for a Data Manager, Senior Associate to help us standardize the data we use to analyze our business. We are looking for someone with strong analytical and organizational capabilities who is as comfortable on a SQL command line as they are leading and meeting with various business teams. A successful Data Manager, Sr. Associate will be able to work with the Senior Management of all business units to manage the key metrics they use and work with the Product Development and Data Services team to implement and QA and changes to the system.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Overseeing the change management process for key metrics
  • Writing and reviewing documentation for new and changing metrics
  • Working with our Product Development team to ensure new data elements are managed correctly
  • Working with our Data Services and Business Intelligence teams to ensure changes are implemented in a timely manner
  • Communicating with stakeholders about changes to key data elements

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a field such as Math, Computer Science, Economics, Accounting or equivalent work
  • 3+ years’ experience in data management or analysis
  • 1+ years’ experience with SQL
  • Experience working with large data sets
  • 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

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working with Python
  • Experience working with Postgres
  • Experience working in a Hadoop Environment

Why Avant is a fit for you: At Avant, we believe our values make a difference:We value, support, and help each other growWe are committed to active inclusion and diversityWe are transparent and believe the best idea winsWe succeed when our customers succeedWe get sh!t done… responsiblyAnd we keep it fun! We believe that ideas are more important than titles, everything is more fun together, everyone drives change, and everyone is an owner. While we believe the perks and benefits that we offer are terrific, nothing excites us more than having the ability to collaborate with intelligent, highly-motivated and talented people on challenging problems as we work to change the face of online lending.

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Location

Located on Chicago's scenic Riverwalk. It’s home to nearby trendy restaurants, a thriving startup community, and public transportation.
222 N. LaSalle Street, Chicago, IL 60601

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401(K)
Dental
Health Benefits
Stocked Kitchen
Unlimited PTO
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