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Senior Data Analyst (Remote)

Primary Location Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, Minnesota Job ID R106782 Apply

The Data Services team at Patterson Dental specializes in crafting sophisticated data strategies, architecting robust data models, and enabling innovative self-service and data-driven capabilities. Our focus extends to upholding the highest standards of data quality and governance. We play a pivotal role in designing, developing, testing, and deploying large-scale data warehouse solutions and other data services that power Patterson’s leading SaaS products in the dental services market.

The Senior Data Analyst plays a pivotal role in shaping business strategies by uncovering high-value insights and trends from complex data sets. This role is instrumental in driving business value and informing the creation of new product features by demonstrating the potential of our foundational data capabilities.

Essential Functions

To perform this job successfully, an employee must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily, with or without reasonable accommodation. To request a reasonable accommodation, notify Human Resources or the manager who oversees the position.

  • Conducts advanced data analysis to extract actionable insights that drive business decisions and strategy development.

  • Collaborates with cross-functional teams to understand business needs and deliver comprehensive data-driven solutions.

  • Leads the design, implementation, and maintenance of analytics dashboards and reports to monitor key performance indicators and business metrics.

  • Performs thorough data validation and quality checks, ensuring the accuracy and reliability of data outputs.

  • Manages and manipulates large datasets using SQL and other data manipulation languages, ensuring optimal performance and accessibility.

  • Identifies and interprets trends or patterns in complex data sets, translating them into understandable and actionable business insights.

  • Contributes to the development and implementation of data models and algorithms to enhance analytical capabilities.

  • Provides mentorship and guidance to others, fostering a culture of continuous learning and development within the team.

  • Stays abreast of industry trends and advancements in data analysis methodologies, tools, and best practices, especially within the healthcare domain.

  • Ensures the ethical use, safety, and privacy of Patterson and customer/patient data.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Statistics, Mathematics, Computer Science, or a related field.

  • 5+ years of experience in data analysis, preferably in the healthcare or related industry.

  • Proficiency in SQL and experience with data visualization tools (e.g., Power BI, Tableau).

  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to collect, organize, analyze, and disseminate significant amounts of information with attention to detail and accuracy.

  • Familiarity with cloud platforms (preferably Azure) and big data technologies.

  • Knowledge of statistical programming languages (e.g., Python, R) is a plus.

  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal, with the ability to convey complex data insights to non-technical stakeholders.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with machine learning algorithms and predictive modeling.

  • Familiarity with healthcare data standards and regulatory requirements (e.g., HIPAA).

Working Conditions

  • We support the flexibility to work at a Patterson facility or fully remote from anywhere. Patterson Dental is committed to supporting a robust remote work culture, with well-established virtual collaboration practices and equal opportunities for career advancement and professional growth, regardless of physical location.

  • Travel to corporate sites is periodically required (Quarterly or so)

  • Periodic on call rotations and available outside of normal business hours on evenings and weekends during critical production release or issue escalation periods

This role is eligible for hire in any of the following States: AK, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, HI, ID, IL, KS, KY, ME, MA, MI, MN, MT, NE, NV, NH, NM, NY, OR, RI, SD, TX, UT, VT, WA, WV, WI

The potential compensation range for this role is below. The final offer amount could exceed this range, based on various factors such as candidate location (geographical labor market), experience, and skills.

$90,000 - $110,000


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