Republic Services Data Science Lead in Phoenix, Arizona
Republic Services is an industry leader in U.S. recycling and non-hazardous solid waste disposal. Through our subsidiaries, Republic’s collection operations, transfer stations, recycling processing centers, landfills and environmental services provide effective solutions to make recycling and waste disposal effortless for our 14 million customers nationwide. Our 36,000 employees working in 42 states are committed to providing a superior customer experience while helping ensure a cleaner, safer and healthier world for future generations.
Why Work with Us
At Republic Services, we strive to create a workplace that is meaningful and rewarding at every level of our organization. Our employees thrive in an atmosphere where safety is revered, and each person can be a compassionate steward of our environment. We hire the best people to make Republic a great place to work. We are focused on attracting talented individuals across professions who are as committed to serving customers and the planet as we are. We’re proud to be recognized on Barron’s 100 Most Sustainable Companies, Forbes World’s Most Innovative Companies, Forbes Best Employers for Women, Forbes Best Large Employers and Ethisphere’s World’s Most Ethical Companies lists. Republic is also the only company in our industry that is a certified Great Place to Work.
POSITION SUMMARY: The Data Analytics Lead serves as the primary liaison between leadership and data scientists to leverage information adding value to the organization's workforce. This position works with all levels of HR staff as well as leadership across the organization in assessing needs for various business functions and assists management in identifying, analyzing and recommending data products that add business value. Projects consist of small ad-hoc information requests to large cross functional data initiatives. The Data Analytics Lead role requires strong communication skills, the ability to guide teams end-to-end from problem definition through solution presentation while providing mentorship to members of the HR Analytics team.
Uses business, domain and system knowledge to execute on requested analytics projects as well as seeking out new high value opportunities to leverage data for people-centered analytics.
Turns complex knowledge into simple and compelling presentations supporting the data sensemaking journey for the workforce.
Leads and facilitates problem definition and requirements sessions as a trusted advisor to Human Resources stakeholders
Mentors analysts in learning the systems, processes, business and industry knowledge necessary to advance the company's analytics goals.
Researches and resolves data inquiries and requests
Provides insights and serves as a subject matter expert for department data
Documents requirements for data science and reporting projects.
Creates presentations for senior leaders, which are often used to build board level presentations.
Develops and manages end-to-end project plans and ensures on-time delivery.
Collaborates with internal customers, analysts, developers, data scientists, and database administrators.
Performs other job-related duties as assigned or apparent.
Bachelor’s Degree in an analytical field (Mathematics, Economics, Computer Science, Information Management, Statistics, Finance, Engineering, etc.)
Experience with reporting and visualization tools (SSRS, Power BI, Crystal Reports, Tableau, etc.)
2 years of demonstrated proficiency with quantitative tools including MS SQL, SAS, R, Python or similar statistical software
Demonstrated project management skills with the ability to manage multiple high-priority assignments simultaneously while meeting deadlines and quality standards
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
Bachelor's degree or 6 years of experience in an analytical role
3 years of in-depth hands-on relational database and reporting experience including the ability to write SQL
Strong skills in Microsoft Excel including complex formulas, pivot tables, connecting to databases and cubes as well as experience in VBA and macros
The statements used herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by an employee in this position, and are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties and skills required by an incumbent so classified. Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the Company
Rewarding Compensation and Benefits
Eligible employees can elect to participate in:
• Comprehensive medical benefits coverage, dental plans and vision coverage.
• Health care and dependent care spending accounts.
• Short- and long-term disability.
• Life insurance and accidental death & dismemberment insurance.
• Employee and Family Assistance Program (EAP).
• Employee discount programs.
• 401(k) plan with a generous company match.
• Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP).
The statements used herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by an employee in this position, and are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties and skills required by an incumbent so classified. Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the Company.
Republic Services is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, relationship or association with a protected veteran (spouses or other family members), genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.
We work for Earth. Every day, we come to work with two purposes in mind – serving our customers and doing our part to preserve our Blue Planet®. Our commitment to both has led to such things as landfill innovations, solar energy projects, community education designed to teach people to properly recycle, ongoing efforts to reduce our vehicle emissions and improving safety through technology—to name a few. To put it simply, we are 35,000 guardians of the environment, striving to make the world a better place.
Republic Services is more than a recycling and waste services company. We are a company dedicated to turning waste into possibilities. Together, united under the Republic Star, we are working for a cleaner, safer and healthier world where people thrive, not just for today, but for generations to come.