Emmis Communications

  • Data Analyst

    Job Locations US-IN-Indianapolis
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(8/1/2018 4:52 PM)
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Data Analytics
  • Job Overview

    Digonex Inc., a leading provider of dynamic pricing solutions, is seeking a Data Analyst who will be responsible for analyzing client data and updating databases according to our client’s needs. The Data Analyst will be instrumental to the development and design of processes for the successful delivery of our pricing solution products, as well as supporting our clients.


    Digonex provides a unique and valuable service of real-time pricing to our clients. Using big data and customized algorithms, our clients can stay competitive in response to market demands and strategically transform their business to meet their goals. To learn more about our company visit www.digonex.com.


    Purpose of Position:


    This role exists to gather, maintain, and share knowledge about data artifacts as well as to design processes for data ingestion and transformation to support the data needs of our growing set of proprietary pricing solutions, as well as the use and refinement of our pricing portal, SEATS. You will research, document, and support the development effort of 3rd party and client integrations across a variety of markets and applications. You will work closely with application development staff, economists, project managers, sales staff, partners, and customers.


    Essential Functions:


    • Study data sources by interviewing users, including client resources; identify the relationships among data sets; establish data integration specifications

    • Transform data using data analysis or ETL tools, writing custom code as needed; coordinate action items with development and economist teams
    • Validate ingestion routines; identify and resolve data integrity issues, coordinating with clients as necessary
    • Transfer knowledge of data sources, integration processes, techniques, and issues to application and support teams
    • Answer technical and procedural questions for and communicate data findings with technical and non-technical resources
    • Maintain legacy systems; follow advancement of new technology; provide input for data management standards, standard operating procedures, and product improvements

    Desired Skills & Experience

    Education, Background and Skill Requirements:


    • Bachelor’s degree in a related field is preferred
    • 2+ years Java experience
    • 2+ years developing and/or supporting system integrations
    • Ad-hoc reporting is essential, Pentaho PRD experience a plus
    • Must be comfortable working in both Windows and Linux environments
    • 2+ years working with relational databases, document-oriented database experience preferred
    • Familiarity with a statistical package like Stata or R is a plus
    • Demonstrated ability to leverage existing software packages and incorporate new languages, as appropriate
    • Ability to incorporate new technology into current and future business applications

    Company Description

    To be successful as our next Data Analyst, you need to be well organized, curious, thorough, and unafraid to ask questions. Effective and efficient oral and written communication is essential. Requirements can vary greatly from one project to the next, so you must have a demonstrated ability to adapt to new situations as well as to learn and to apply new tools quickly.


    The Digonex culture carries at its heart the belief that, in order to succeed, a company must take risks; treat its people well and give them the tools they need to win. Digonex has earned this valued reputation by setting high standards for excellence while creating a fun, exciting and innovative workplace, where every individual is part of the team.


    Founded in 2000, and part of the Emmis Communications (NASDAQ: EMMS) portfolio of companies since 2014, Digonex is a leading provider of dynamic pricing solutions across a variety of industry sectors including attractions (e.g. zoos, museums, theme parks), live entertainment, and sports teams.  Our team of Ph.D. economists customizes our pricing algorithms based on each client’s unique business goals and requirements, using data from both the ticketing system and from complementary sources to provide a complete view of guest purchasing behavior. Clients review and approve, reject, or adjust our price recommendations via the web-based SEATS (Sports and Entertainment Analytical Ticketing System) Price Delivery Portal. Because our employees are the key to our success, Digonex offers strong benefits and incentives, including health, dental, vision and life insurance.


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