Senior Analytics Report Author and Analyst at Syndigo

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The Sr. Analytics Report Author & Analyst is responsible for implementing internal and external reporting solutions at Syndigo.  Working with a diverse pool of stakeholders in product management and operations, the Sr. Report Author & Analyst will connect to data sources, transform and enrich content, and produce the dashboards, reports, and tiles to guide business decisions.  This role is highly outcome oriented, requiring ability to align to business objectives and adapt in a rapidly evolving environment.  The ideal candidate loves to dive into data, surface insights, and produce innovative analytics!

The Sr. Analytics Report Author & Analyst is expected to contribute to the architecture and solution building of the analytics pipeline and report models. The Sr. Analytics Report Author & Analyst is an effective communicator that is familiar with conveying and leading others in building and deploying overall reporting solutions within the organization.

The preference is that this role be based in one of Syndigo's offices in Brookfield WI, Nashville TN, Chicago IL, or Lisle IL, but well qualified candidates in other parts of the United States can be considered as fully remote employees.


  • Contribute architectural ideas and solutions to solve business challenges
  • Be comfortable leading projects and training others
  • Architect, implement and maintain report models and content pipes
  • Design and implement custom reports, tiles, dashboards for internal and external consumption
  • Author custom measures and calculations for use in reports
  • Deploy reports, manage and maintain reporting infrastructure
  • Create custom data extracts and ad hoc reports
  • Ability to diagnose and troubleshoot data issues, recognizing common BI user experience concerns before delivery
  • Work with stakeholders to ensure business use case will be satisfied, providing options for successful delivery
  • Estimate, track, and communicate status of assigned items to a diverse group of stakeholders


  • 3+ years experience in developing large scale Power BI (AS Tabular) models, visualizations, and custom measures
  • Strong Proficiency and expertise in Power Query (M) and DAX
  • Strong understanding of relational and dimensional modeling, with experience building and using Analysis Services Tabular models in various tooling (Azure, On Premises, Power BI)
  • Strong understanding of Power BI Service, administration and deployment methods and supporting Power BI infrastructure
  • Experience with Power BI Embedded
  • Expertise in TSQL, Spark SQL
  • Experience with Azure Data Factory and data integration patterns a plus
  • Experience working within Databricks a plus
  • Detail oriented and analytical mindset, with ability to rationalize ambiguity / unknowns
  • Ability to effectively manage time and adjust to changing priorities
  • Ability to work collaboratively with cross functional stakeholders
  • Experience creating custom visualizations in D3.js a plus
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred, but not required

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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