Data Quality Team Lead

| 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
The Data Quality Team Lead is responsible for investigating, understanding, and executing on the discovery and remediation of data integrity issues. This person will lead a team of 4 by example, analyzing multiple proprietary databases and creating tangible solutions that meet quality initiatives. The role will entail working closely with data owners and stakeholders to understand the health of business data and support reconciliation through partnership with Technology teams.

What you do at Avant:

  • Creation and analysis of Data Quality alerting that will drive recommendations for reconciliation
  • Develop and deliver reports and updates on data quality to senior leadership
  • Contribute to a common vision by elevating Avant's commitment to complete, clean, and accurate data
  • Assist in facilitating data stewardship across the organization through cooperation with data subject matter experts and business owners
  • Manage multiple priorities given strict deadlines; comfortable performing in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
  • Implementing processes and procedures to drive business user confidence through high quality data assets
  • Coordination of new team member onboarding and orientation

Why you are a fit for Avant:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a field such as Math, Computer Science, Economics, Accounting or equivalent work
  • 2-3 years’ experience with data analysis and problem solving techniques
  • 1+ years experience in a Data Quality, Data Management, Data Governance position or similar
  • 1+ years experience with SQL programming
  • 1+ years experience with Python programming
  • Demonstrated project ownership or leadership experience
  • Proven ability to analyze large datasets and translate findings
  • Experience with additional programming languages is strongly preferred (Ruby, Python, R, VBA, etc.)
  • Experience with Data Warehousing and ETL
  • Experience working within start-up environments
  • MBA and graduate school graduates welcome
  • 1+ years experience with SQL programming

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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