Harris Corporation Data Analyst 2 in Palm Bay, Florida

Data Analyst 2 5/24/18Administrative/ClericalUSA - FL - Palm Bay




Job ID: SIS20182405-24966


Data Analyst

Job Code: SIS20182405-24966

Job Location: Palm Bay, FL

Job Description:

As a Data Analyst joining the Engineering Discipline team, you will apply the principles of your degree to assist with data mining and analysis activities in support of Corporate and Segment level engineering productivity and quality measurement and improvement projects. This position is data-intensive; utilizing various systems to collect, analyze, and report on key metrics across the engineering organization. Responsibilities include gathering metric and process improvement requirements, understanding underlying data systems, developing methods and mechanisms for accessing, processing and performing statistical analysis of data, support developing dashboards and other visualization techniques.


  • Qualify analysis needs and work product requirements of internal clients

  • Translate client needs and requirements into specific data, logic and reporting requirements and work plans

  • Structure analysis to provide conclusive insights that directly align to decision-making

  • Prioritize and balance multiple activities and proactively communicate status to manage stakeholder expectations

  • Understand data sources and logic to ensure accurate, efficient and timely deliverables

  • Build, run and automate data queries, analysis and reports with Tableau, Excel,

  • Perform detailed data validation to ensure metric compliance with established definitions and reality check

  • Identify and log data issues and work toward resolution


  • Bachelor of degree in Engineering, Operations, Business, Finance, Data Science, Statistics or equivalent

  • At least 3 years’ experience:

  • Using databases and Tableau or PowerBI tools

  • Using MS Office products, with a focus on Microsoft excel and the ability to write macros and SQL queries

  • Using statistical analysis for data analysis, trend evaluation and/or reporting

Preferred Additional Skills:

  • Experience/knowledge of Tableau dashboard development and creation

  • Highly motivated, a self-starter, and able to operate with little supervision in diverse environments

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Strong math, programming (SQL, python, VBA, MATLAB, etc.) and complex problem-solving skills

  • Understanding of the DMAIC model for process improvements and Lean Six Sigma desired

  • Collaborate with cross functional teams across the organization to develop solutions towards data capture and reporting

  • Structured thinker with high detail orientation

Security Clearances

Please be aware that many of our positions require a security clearance, or the ability to obtain one. Security clearances may only be granted to U.S. citizens. In addition, applicants who accept a conditional offer of employment may be subject to government security investigation(s) and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

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Harris is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state or local law.

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LocationUSA - FL - Palm Bay