Data Analyst, Microsoft Devices Group in Redmond, WA


TitleData Analyst
CategoryHardware Engineering
LocationRedmond, WA
DivisionMicrosoft Devices Group
Date AddedFebruary 17, 2015
Open Positions1

Overview:

Successful candidates will be part of global engineering team that will support the factory resources to bring substantial improvements to the factories product production performance by solving complex problems by understanding root cause and corrective actions.

Significant travel is expected, mainly within China and to other sites located in Vietnam, Brazil, and Mexico.

All candidates will need the follow capabilities:
- Significant (>10yrs) industry experience desired
- Strong analytical and problem solving skills
- Strong oral and written communication skills
- Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
- Must be a self-starter and able to perform independently with remote supervision
- Ability to communicate in English, both verbally and written, is required.
- Ability to also communicate verbally in Chinese, or Spanish, or Vietnamese is also desirable

Position:
Data Analyst - The data analyst will be responsible for finding signals within the data to help guide the team to find root cause of the key fallout issues. Successful candidate will be well versed in the following areas:

Factory and/or manufacturing process control techniques
- Thorough understanding Lean/Six Sigma problem solving techniques
- Knowledge of analysis tools such as R, MiniTab, Jmp or SAS
- Ability to collaborate with partners and drive analytic projects end to end
- Ability to communicate complex quantitative analysis in a clear, precise, and actionable manner
- Attention to detail and data accuracy
- Must be a self-starter and able to perform independently with remote supervision
- Ability to communicate in English, both verbally and written, is strongly desired

Microsoft is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, national origin, marital status, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other protected status.
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