Who We Need & What You’ll Do 

The global product team at AccuWeather is seeking a Junior Data Analyst to support the way in which AccuWeather collects, reports, and provides insights to the rest of the organization for our non-mobile and mobile applications. This position is joining an expanding Analytics & Audience team and will collaborate with digital product managers, business stakeholders, and development teams across the organization to help provide ongoing analytical support. This position will report to the Associate Manager of Digital Analytics.  

As a Junior Data Analyst, you will help validate the digital data collection accuracies, document data capture methodologies and measurement strategies with support from the analytics team, leveraging a number of online tools, help interpret complex data and convey concise analysis and recommendations, you will also assist with monitoring KPI’s and trends to help drive tactical and strategic business decisions.  

To succeed in this role, you should have strong analytical skills, exceptional problem-solving capabilities, and be extremely detail-oriented. This role is perfectly suited for someone with a passion for data, digital technologies, and those interested in leveraging data and technology to improve the end-user experience.

Remote candidates are being considered for this opportunity.

Who We Are 

AccuWeather, recognized and documented as the most accurate source of weather forecasts and warnings in the world, has saved tens of thousands of lives, prevented hundreds of thousands of injuries and tens of billions of dollars in property damage. With global headquarters in State College, Pennsylvania; a severe weather center in Wichita, Kansas; and offices in New York City and elsewhere around the world, AccuWeather serves more than 1.5 billion people daily to help them plan their activities and get more out of their day through innovative digital media properties, such as AccuWeather.com and mobile, as well as AccuWeather For Business (AFB), radio, television, newspapers, digital out of home, the 24/7 AccuWeather Network channel and AccuWeather NOW streaming service. Additionally, AccuWeather produces and distributes news, weather content, and video for more than 180,000 third-party websites.

Job Responsibilities 

  • Collaborate with internal teams to define and implement necessary requirements in order to properly report on relevant Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)  
  • Analyze broad data sets and provide strategic and actionable business insights to better inform business decisions  
  • Conduct timely, valuable solutions for ad-hoc data analysis and reporting  
  • Develop and maintain automated analytics dashboards, KPI reports, and data visualizations for cross-functional teams  
  • Conduct quality assurance checks and data validation; identify and resolve issues that arise including reporting discrepancies and data inaccuracies  
  • Maintain detailed documentation of analytics tools, business processes, and measurement strategies
  • Other duties as assigned  

Job Qualifications 

  • Bachelor's Degree in a quantitative discipline (e.g. Computer Science, Information Systems, Business Analytics, etc.) or equivalent experience/training  
  • 1-2 years of experience in data analysis, or a related field  
  • Prior experience in using Google Analytics, Firebase, or other industry-leading analytics tools (event-based collection services) and familiarity with web data  
  • Technical experience including SQL, some form of coding (Python or R), and ETL processing or data integration tools  
  • Experience with data visualization tools such as Tableau, Looker, Data Studio  
  • Proficient in Excel, Google spreadsheets, and PowerPoint  
  • Strong analytics skills to obtain and manipulate data, interpret results and turn insights into actionable and measurable strategies  
  • Clear and concise communication skills; able to tell a compelling story using data and quantitative metrics  
  • A genuine interest and knowledge of the media and digital industry landscape, keeping up with emerging technologies and trends  
  • Meticulously detailed with strong organizational and time management skills  
  • Comfortable working both independently as well as collaboratively in a team environment   
  • Willingness to learn and adapt to rapidly changing environment  
  • Demonstrated ability to be a creative thinker and exceptional communicator  
  • Be curious and globally oriented
  • While we are considering remote candidates, in the United States, AccuWeather is only able to hire team members in the following states due to taxation purposes: CA, CO, CT, DE, DC, FL, GA, IL, IN, KS, KY, MD, MN, MO, NE, NV, NJ, NY, NC, OH, OK, PA, SC, SD, TN, TX, VA, WA, WI and WY.

More About AccuWeather 
 
AccuWeather's innovation-first promise has led to the development of many award-winning and propriety features that are available free to the public, including AccuWeather MinuteCast® Minute by Minute™ forecasts with Superior Accuracy ™, the exclusive AccuWeather RealFeel® Temperature, and AccuWeather RealImpact™ Scale for Hurricanes, among many other revolutionary products for the greater safety, convenience and comfort of our users. Further, AccuWeather serves more than half of the Fortune 500 and thousands of other businesses in the U.S. and globally. 

Dr. Joel N. Myers, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, established AccuWeather in 1962 and is considered the “father of modern commercial meteorology.” Dr. Myers, a leading creative thinker and visionary, has been named “the most accurate man in weather” by The New York Times and one of the top entrepreneurs in American history by Entrepreneur’s Encyclopedia of Entrepreneurs. 

Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion 

AccuWeather is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity to all applicants and existing employees and we evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, creed, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity/expression), sexual orientation, age, ancestry, physical or mental disability, marital status, political affiliation, religion, citizenship status, genetic information, veteran status, or any other basis protected under applicable federal, state, or local law. View the EEO is the Law poster here and its supplement here. The pay transparency policy is available here 

AccuWeather is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to human.resources@accuweather.com and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.

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