Data Visualization Developer

| Chicago

Job Description

At SilkRoad, we're passionate about creating a vision of success for talent management and human resource professionals and their organizations. And every day we pursue that passion and transform those visions into reality. Our corporate resume is a long one of achievement and customer success. We have 2,000 customers and we've learned a lot. 

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The Job 

  • It's a start-up role within a mature company. Best & Worst of both worlds. You'll learn a lot. 
  • You will blend creativity, critical thinking, and strategy to work with, and visualize, data. 
  • You'll analyze data, create KPIs and build reports/dashboards to address business questions. 
  • You will also work with clients and team members to design relevant data visualizations leveraging appropriate tools such as PowerBI, Tableau, Qlik and Opensource tools like D3. 
  • You will work closely with database architects, database developers and application developers. 

Required Skills

  • A data geek; historically and in your DNA. 
  • Proficient with leading visualization tools like PowerBI and Tableau. 
  • Both left-brained and right-brained. Logical/Analytical and Creative/Thoughtful.  
  • A great communicator. 
  • Curious. We're creating something entirely new. Curiosity drives your open mind. 
  • Organized. You find comfort in spinning multiple plates. 
  • Fear of Failure. Failure not an option in your mind. 
  • Driven. You don't need to be told what to do. Set the goals and step aside please. 

Required Experience

  • Expert knowledge of BI and Analytics solutions.  
  • 3+ years working in data and visualization. 
  • Experience with data warehousing, business intelligence and quantitative methods.
  • Advanced experience using SQL for relational databases.
  • Experience or exposure to custom data visualization frameworks such as d3.js. 
  • Bachelor's degree in math, statistics, computer science or related field. 
  • Strong communication skills to collaborate with data architects and engineers as well as end users. 
  • Familiarity with JIRA. 
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100 S Wacker Dr, Suite 425, Chicago, IL 60606

An Insider's view of SilkRoad

What are some social events your company does?

We hold social events in the office often at SilkRoad. We have an awesome culture here, so we often have social events to celebrate birthdays, weddings, baby showers, etc. of employees in our Chicago office. We also always have social events when remote employees are in the Chicago office. For example, the other week we had a “game day” at the end


Inside Sales Representative

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

My role is to actively work with client company executive sponsors and their subject matter experts and to also play a unique role internally within SilkRoad. I collaborate internally with marketing, sales, services, product management & development to bring forth the client’s voice, industry knowledge/trends, best-practices, & thought leadership.


Talent Activation Director

What are SilkRoad Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Flexible Time Off - SilkRoadies love the Flexible PTO policy. Flexible Work Environment - For most positions, you control where and how the work gets done.
Perks & Discounts
Commuter Benefits
SilkRoad offers commuter spending accounts
Fitness Subsidies
Health & Well-being plans - What’s more important than the health and well-being of you and your family? That’s why SilkRoad pays the majority of the cost for your benefits.

Additional Perks + Benefits

Flexible Work Environment - For most positions, you control where and how the work gets done. Of course there are some jobs that do require more structure, particularly those that directly interface with our customers, but our overall philosophy is that you control your work dynamics and the results are what matter most.

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