Who is Equifax?
Equifax is a leading global data, analytic and technology company, supporting customers across 24 countries. We have been serving the Australian and New Zealand markets for over 60 years. Through continuously adapting to our environment, not only have we remained a market leader, we drive and challenge ourselves to do better to help our customers live their financial best.
Our people are what makes us great at what we do - we see every member of our team as an integral piece of a jigsaw. We celebrate differences and recognise that each person brings with them unique talents and perspectives. We provide our people the support and flexibility to manage their work-life balance. At Equifax we genuinely care about our people and our ability to come together as #OneEquifax.
The perks of being an Equifax employee within the New Zealand team?
There are lots of perks of being an Equifax employee – we offer additional leave days as we recognise the importance of taking time out, whether that’s to catch up on some rest, celebrate a birthday, or give back to our community by volunteering. We are committed to the wellbeing of our people and provide them with discounted health cover through Southern Cross, access to comprehensive hearing services and discounts, and offer 24/7 support through our employee assistance program. Our leadership team fosters a culture of ownership, they will lead, coach, mentor and listen. We support one another to feel confident to speak up and hold each other accountable to work with integrity.
Our team, undefined by a department, is undoubtedly a #OneEquifax team in every sense. We assume the best in each other and support one another as we work together towards our shared purpose. Our leaders care about providing us with interesting and thought-provoking work that provides us with an opportunity to truly make an impact.
Our unique culture is what sets us apart. It is built on transparency, ownership and willingness to take on challenges to create better outcomes for our customers. We take pride in working together in giving back to our community and we take the time to celebrate and share in each other’s success.
What you’ll do:
The Senior Data Analyst as part of the Data Quality & Linking team plays a key role in the day to day management of Equifax’s core data assets developed to support our product offerings to the market. Playing a key role in the team’s data steward responsibilities, they will work closely with Product, Sales, Technology and other Data & Analytics teams to drive data quality and coverage of each the data asset to be market leading.
The Senior Data Analyst will perform in-depth analysis to drive data quality improvements of their allocated data assets in alignment with the product team’s strategic recommendations. Furthermore, Equifax is currently undergoing a global data transformation journey whereby data assets are being migrated to the cloud environment. The Senior Data Analyst will support the team’s data stewards in defining business requirements for the transformed state, as well as assist in certification efforts to ensure the data exchanges being created are fit for purpose for use by our Product and Data & Analytics teams.
What are we looking for?
- Minimum 4 years of analytical experience in the finance/banking industry or similar
- Excellent interpersonal skills, combined with the ability to relate on all levels through the organisation
- Demonstrates technical competence and business acumen
- Experience with data visualisation and data storytelling (e.g. Tableau)
- Statistical skills (advanced statistics or analysis techniques)
- Knowledge and in-depth understanding of relational database management systems
- Strong numeracy skills
- Demonstrated experience and competency using SQL and at least one of the following: SAS, R, Python, Java, or similar.
Extra points for any of the following:
- Geospatial experience (address, property, cadastral, device, and/or coordinate data)
- Experience with Comprehensive Credit Reporting
- Experience with big data platforms (e.g. Google Cloud Platform) and/ or understanding of concepts of big data analysis (e.g. MapReduce)
- Understanding of Equifax or similar products
Success attributes of an Equifax employee; does this describe you?
At Equifax, there is no such thing as the 'perfect candidate'
Seeing responsibilities and competencies laid out on paper can be confronting. At this stage of the application process, sometimes imposter syndrome can creep in and mess with our confidence. Please know, we list these items to give you an opportunity to show us your potential and how you can grow and transform with us.
Your ability to demonstrate that you possess/have the real potential to develop the required capabilities, knowledge, experience and qualifications to perform in our roles is what we would like to hear from you. Where possible, you should support your claims with specific examples of what you have done and how you did it.
However you identify, and whatever background you bring with you, please apply if this is a role that would make you excited to come to work every day!
Who is Equifax?
At Equifax, we believe knowledge drives progress. As a global data, analytics and technology company, we play an essential role in the global economy by helping employers, employees, financial institutions and government agencies make critical decisions with greater confidence.
We work to help create seamless and positive experiences during life’s pivotal moments: applying for jobs or a mortgage, financing an education or buying a car. Our impact is real and to accomplish our goals we focus on nurturing our people for career advancement and their learning and development, supporting our next generation of leaders, maintaining an inclusive and diverse work environment, and regularly engaging and recognizing our employees. Regardless of location or role, the individual and collective work of our employees makes a difference and we are looking for talented team players to join us as we help people live their financial best.
Equifax is an Equal Opportunity employer, and qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, ancestry, age, sex/gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, service in the Armed Forces, protected veteran status, national origin, physical or mental disability, genetic information, citizenship status or any other status protected by law.
For US Applicants
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