Senior Economist at Geographic Solutions, Inc.

Title: Senior Economist
Company: Geographic Solutions, Inc.

Job Summary: The Data Services team works collaboratively with the sales, technology and business teams to uncover the actionable business insights from data that fuel new products and insights. The role is to lead and inspire teams across our company to solve important customer problems with data. The Economist will help to inform development of and enable solutions that span the gamut in terms of analytic complexity from descriptive analytic insights to sophisticated algorithms or models. The economist will help, execute and coordinate analyses, models and projects from hypothesis to delivery which reflect deep knowledge of business questions and align with project and business objectives.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Partner and collaborate with sales, development and data teams to design, build and launch core data products
Use data manipulation and analytics tools to execute analyzes on large data stores.
Scope and support analytics projects of varying sizes from hypothesis through delivery.
Leverage advanced analytics techniques on large and disparate data sets for the purpose of delivering ad hoc analyses and insights or formulating analytics-enabled solutions
Help evolve the departments tool-set and offerings in line with business demands, including the introduction of new and innovative solutions
Coordination of team of analytic resources and their work to deliver analytics solutions to stakeholders or project team.
Maintain all system processes (operations) that are integral to the company’s ability to conduct its daily business
Facilitate communications with internal customers and leaders
Identify process improvement and profit opportunities through rigorous data analysis and partner with business owners to implement the improvements
Establish, maintain and promote consistent methodology for analytics deployment
Proactively investigate data issues and ensure on-going reporting data integrity


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Three to Five years of Product Management work experience in a top tech company, government labor or economics sector or innovative technology startup (or equivalent experience)
Experience using data visualization tools or programming libraries such as Tableau, SAS Visual Analytics, Datameer, D3 or derivative.
Minimum three years of experience conducting quantitative and qualitative analysis, preferably with a labor economics focus
SQL Server Reporting and Analytics Services
Data modeling both OLTP and OLAP
Excellent written and oral communication skills

Credentials and Experience:

BS in economics or quantitative data, statistics, or related field required, MS a plus
Prior technical experience in labor economic data science or data analytics is a big plus
Expertise in data visualization a plus

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