Overview and Summary:|
The Associate position is focused on supporting VW/Audi's Enterprise Lead Solution. This web based system uses cutting-edge technologies & analytics and real time data in order to provide visibility into dealer’s internet business. The individual in this role will be focused on maintaining & improvement the real-time system and developing data rich reports for our client in order to provide them with a variety of specialized reports that will help them measure their dealerships’ and leads’ performance. The real-time system captures and delivers internet leads and customer data every hour of every day for all VW & Audi internet customers and dealers. The reporting will include but not be limited to the following: lead and sales volumes, conversation rate, response rate. The individual in this position will be required to leverage his or her technical skills to independently deliver and maintain reports for our client.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Interact with various internal Urban Science subject matter experts in order to a create robust and efficient lead system and data rich reports focusing on the lead performance of dealerships and the OEM
Support the planning, organization, development and deliver client requested projects and ad-hoc requests within in prescribed time schedule.
Use SQL Server to extract and manipulate data by writing queries, stored procedures, views, and user-defined functions
Use ASP.Net to perform routine code updates and trouble shoot errors within the lead reporting system
Use Microsoft Workflow and C# to perform routine code updates and trouble shoot errors within the lead delivery system.
Track, process, analyze and verify data using Microsoft products
Adhere to quality control standards for Urban Science and VW/Audi
Other duties as assigned
Qualifications - Education and Experience:
Ability to prioritize to competing demands, manage multiple concurrent tasks, meet deadlines and adapt to changing priorities
Ability to collaborate, possess team orientation, and have dedication to meeting and exceeding the expectations of other team members
Strong organization skills and attention to detail while operating under time constraint deadlines
College level math skills and solid mathematical grounding required.
Skills to execute simple statistical analysis software program and create scatter plots, bar charts and histograms.
Knowledge of basic descriptive statistics
Knowledge of relational database fundamentals, including creating and executing queries, creating scripts, importing/exporting data, and manipulating data
Strong commitment to Urban Science Mission and ability to represent Urban Science in client and/or external situations
Oral communication skills necessary to express ideas clearly to individuals and groups, including clients, preferably in English and the local area language
Written communication skills necessary to effectively communicate ideas in a clear concise manner at a level appropriate for the audience
Ability to analyze problems and identify alternative solutions, applying appropriate Urban Science methodology
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
Baccalaureate degree in a technical field (engineering, applied math, computer science, applied science, MIS , or other) from an accredited U.S. college or university, or equivalent foreign institution is required, master’s degree is preferred in lieu of experience listed below
One to three year’s work experience in operations, application development or equivalent is preferred
SQL Server (or similar database) experience is required
Intermediate C# (or similar language) skills are required
Intermediate Microsoft Word, Access and Excel skills are required
Experience with ASP.NET and XML is preferred
Urban Science - 17 months ago