Data Operations Analyst

Dearborn, MI, USA
Oct 17, 2018
Nov 15, 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

**Job Title:**

Data Operations Analyst

**Job Description & Qualifications:**

**Position Description/Overview:**

The Data Ops Analyst role resides within the Ford GDIA organization which was formed to support Ford's Blueprint for Mobility strategy and the OneFord Plan for profitable growth. In this role, you will support the data requirements of the Data Scientists who are using analytics to achieve business outcomes including insights to accelerate our Connected Customer and Connected Vehicle initiatives.


You will be responsible for providing the data support for enterprise data integration tasks, including ingestion, standardization, enrichment, mastering and assembly of data products for downstream applications. In addition, you will:

+ Drive the Data Strategy and align it with continuously changing business landscape

+ Work on all the data types across the enterprise including Customer, Dealer, Vehicle, Manufacturing, etc.

+ Continuously increase Data Coverage by working closely with the Data Scientists, understanding and evaluating their data requirements and delivering the data they need

+ Support the data requirements of the different functional teams like MS&S, PD, Quality, etc. and all the regional KPI / Metrics initiatives

+ Evaluate, explore and select the right data platform technologies including Big Data, RDBMS & NoSQL to meet the analytics requirements

+ Provide visibility to Data Quality issues and work with the business owners to fix the issues

+ Implement an Enterprise Data Governance model and actively promote the concept of data sharing, data reuse, data quality and data standards

+ Perform any necessary data mapping, data lineage activities and document information flows

+ Build the Metadata model & Business Glossary by gathering information from multiple sources: business users, existing data sources, databases and other relevant documents and systems

+ Serve as data subject matter expert and demonstrate an understanding of key data management principles and data use

+ Drive Master Data Management(MDM) strategy including implementing the governance model for Master Data

+ Drive Data profiling and data exploration for basic understanding and profiling of the data

**Job Requirements:**

**Basic Qualifications:**

+ Bachelor's degree or foreign equivalent degree in computer science, engineering, science or similar technical field

+ 4 years of experience running queries and compiling data for analytics in connection with data management

+ 3 years of experience performing transactional and analytical data design, data architecture and data modeling

+ 2 years of experience performing command line loading and manipulating files within HDFS for Big Data and NoSQL technologies including Greenplum or Hadoop

+ 2 years of experience writing SQL queries for data analysis

+ 1 year of experience building visualizations using Tableau or Qlikview

Preferred Qualifications

+ Master's degree or foreign equivalent in computer science, MIS, or a related field

+ Strong analytical and problem solving skills, with the ability to communicate in a clear and succinct manner and effectively evaluates information / data to make decisions

+ Able to understand various data structures and common methods in data transformation

+ Strong interpersonal, and leadership skills, with proven abilities to communicate complex topics to leaders and peers in a simple, clear, plan oriented manner

+ Strategic and clear thinking to translate discreet and complex ideas to business-driven results

+ Strong team player, with the ability to collaborate well with others, to solve problems and actively incorporate input from various sources

The distance between imagination and ... creation. It can be measured in years of innovation, or in moments of brilliance. When you join the Ford team; discover all the benefits, rewards and development opportunities you'd expect from a diverse global leader. You'll become part of a team that is already leading the way, with ingenious solutions and attainable products - and it is always ready to go further.

Candidates for positions with Ford Motor Company must be legally authorized to work in the United States on a permanent basis. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

Ford Motor Company is an equal opportunity employer committed to a culturally diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, age, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status or protected veteran status.

**Auto req ID:**



Ford Motor Company



**Skill Team:**



Data Operations