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Sr. IT Data Analyst, Data Reporting and Analytics

Lisle, IL, USA ● Virtual Req #1875
Monday, June 17, 2024
DeVry University strives to close our society’s opportunity gap and address emerging talent needs by preparing learners to thrive in careers shaped by continuous technological change. Through innovative programs, relevant partnerships, and exceptional care, we empower students to meaningfully improve their lives, communities, and workplaces.

Our colleague experience is an area of obsessive focus. At DeVry University, we care about you. Because, only through you can we deliver our unique Care Formula to our learners and partners.


The Senior Data Analyst will provide data-driven insights to DeVry’s management. This position will research data sources from DeVry applications and third parties. They will assess data volume, structure, quality, integrity, completeness in preparation for data preparation, ingestion, and transformation. They will participate in data governance and document meta data and -lineage using guidance from application- and data owners. They will review requirements helping them to build and enhance data models that satisfy DeVry’s information needs. They will perform ongoing data analysis, and as needed may create data dashboards helping to convey the state of data. The individual will work collaboratively with data architects, data engineers, SQL developers, and data integration specialists to provide data management-related technical assistance and recommendations.


•    Understand, and document business requirements and acceptance criteria in the form of epics and user stories for complex data projects.
•    Engage with business stakeholders, challenge assumptions and help build scalable analytical solutions.
•    Interpret, collect, wrangle, join and create new data models from a variety of different sources required for various DeVry business functions,
•    Build sufficient contextual data knowledge to provide data concierge services.
•    Document calculations, code, and lineage in Azure PurView adhering to data management best practices,
•    Validate and test data assets, 
•    Identify and lead the remediation of data quality issues impacting our ability to create trusted data models,
•    Combine analytical-, exploratory skills, and data intuition to combine data from various sources to deliver new insights.
•    Enable a scalable data foundation that enables advanced analytical insights providing data as a self-service,
•    Occasionally build business friendly dashboards in Microsoft Power BI
•    Be a trusted advisor for business functions looking for data and insights.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

•    BS/MS in Data Management or equivalent experience
•    Proficient with SQL, Python, PowerBI
•    5-7 years' experience as a Data Analyst including some experience in data engineering, analytics, insights and reporting, with increasing responsibility in a growth environment preferably in a Higher Education environment that uses Ellucian Banner as a Student Information System. 
•    Some exposure to data governance
•    Ability to tell “data stories” demonstrating the ability to articulate business value
•    Problem solver and adaptive
•    Business knowledge and IT business analysis skills to translate business requirements into data needs
•    Ability to adapt to ambiguity and adjust plans to meet changing needs
•    Knowledge of visualization best practices
•    Must be motivated and be able to contribute in fast paced environment while maintaining quality of performance 

DeVry University offers competitive wages and benefit options, including:


  • 401(k) and Roth Plan w/match
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Coverage
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Health Advocacy Service
  • Family and Domestic Partner Coverage
  • Tax Savings Account (FSA and HSA)
  • Short-Term/Long-Term Disability Coverage
  • Life, Accident, AD&D, Critical Illness Insurance
  • Fertility Coverage
  • Wellness Programs
  • Volunteer Time Off
  • Remote and Flex Work Options
  • Technology Stipend
  • Paid Tuition Program
  • Auto/Homeowners, Pet and Legal Insurance
  • Exclusive Discount Programs
  • Adoption Assistance 
  • Career Development Programs
  • Mental Health Care Programs
  • Family Care Services
  • 2nd.MD, a virtual expert medical consultation service














Benefits vary based on employment status. Part-time/Visiting Professors positions may not be eligible for all benefits.
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Other details

  • Job Family IT - Analytics / Integration/Automation
  • Job Function IT
  • Pay Type Salary
  • Min Hiring Rate $100,000.00
  • Max Hiring Rate $115,000.00
Location on Google Maps
  • Lisle, IL, USA
  • Virtual