Senior Associate, Data Analytics Engineering (Chicago, IL)
What You'll Do
This role will support the expansion of OCC’s analytics capabilities by making internal application data accessible, usable, and visible throughout the organization while also informing the needs and prioritization of data to be ingested into and curated within our centralized data hub infrastructure. Through regular interface with stakeholders and OCC’s corporate application data, this role will lead end-to-end development of highly visible end-user facing solutions and/or consultation of stakeholders on leveraging data to self-service their own solutions.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each primary duty satisfactorily.
Lead the end-to-end development of end-user facing analytics solutions, including intake of requests, definition of stakeholder objectives, sourcing and wrangling of required data, full development of and delivery into production of appropriate solutions, and support or transition of future maintenance.
Create documentation and testing to ensure developed data solutions are accurate and easily understood by others
Discover and share best practices on data and analytics development with members of the team and analysts throughout the organization
Invest in continued learning on data and analytics best practices and evaluate application to OCC’s analytics solutions/infrastructure
Assist analysts across the organization with general analytics questions/challenges, as needed
The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the primary functions.
[Required] Ability to collaborate with stakeholders to craft or advise on solutions that achieve business objectives while also aligning development with internal delivery and security standards
[Required] Ability to communicate technical concepts with audiences of varying levels of technical background and synthesize non-technical requests into technical output
[Required] High attention to detail and ability to think structurally about a solution
[Required] Ability to navigate constraints and resolve most issues independently
[Required] Ability to learn new business domains and relevant technology to enrich our team culture and practices
[Preferred] Experience working within an agile environment
[Preferred] Experience using Jira/Confluence
[Preferred] Familiarity with the OKR goal-setting framework
[Required] Proficient in functional programming (e.g., Python and/or R) to write and deploy testable scripts to extract, integrate, and wrangle data
[Required] Experience with a data visualization/reporting tool (e.g., Tableau)
[Required] Ability to write analytical SQL (e.g., JOIN, WHERE, UNION, CASE, subquery/CTEs) against relational databases
[Preferred] Experience working with REST APIs for data extraction (e.g., Basic Auth, Oauth, HTTPS, pagination, parsing JSON)
[Preferred] Experience with a source code versioning tool (e.g., Git/Github)
[Preferred] Experience setting up environments, configuration files, and application code with Linux shell (Bash)
[Preferred] Exposure to data orchestration tools (e.g., Airflow) or schedulers (e.g., cron or task scheduler)
[Preferred] Understanding of applied statistics and hands-on experience applying these concepts
Education and/or Experience:
[Required] Bachelor's degree in quantitative/analytical discipline (or equivalent professional training or work experience)
[Preferred] Master's degree in quantitative/analytical discipline
Certificates or Licenses:
Who We Are
The Options Clearing Corporation (OCC) is the world's largest equity derivatives clearing organization. Founded in 1973, OCC is dedicated to promoting stability and market integrity by delivering clearing and settlement services for options, futures and securities lending transactions. As a Systemically Important Financial Market Utility (SIFMU), OCC operates under the jurisdiction of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), and the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System. OCC has more than 100 clearing members and provides central counterparty (CCP) clearing and settlement services to 19 exchanges and trading platforms. More information about OCC is available at www.theocc.com.
What We Offer
A highly collaborative and supportive environment developed to encourage work-life balance and employee wellness. Some of these components include:
A hybrid work environment, up to 2 days per week of remote work
Tuition Reimbursement to support your continued education
Student Loan Repayment Assistance
Technology Stipend allowing you to use the device of your choice to connect to our network while working remotely
Generous PTO and Parental leave
Competitive health benefits including medical, dental and vision