At Polaris our DNA started with co-founders Edgar Hetteen, his younger brother Allan and his close friend David Johnson who had somewhere to be and no way to get there. 65 years later, you still see that drive, ingenuity, and pioneering spirit in everything we do.

Senior Data Analyst

Location: Plymouth, Minnesota US


This position is no longer open.

Job Number: 5866

Requisition Number: R8058

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External Description: At Polaris Inc., we have fun doing what we love by driving change and innovation. We empower employees to take on challenging assignments and roles with an elevated level of responsibility in our agile working environment. Our people make us who we are, and we create incredible products and experiences that empower us to Think Outside.


The Polaris Data & Analytics Organization works with business leaders and analysts across the enterprise to drive optimized strategy using data. The Senior Data Analyst is responsible for ad hoc analytics, report and dashboard development, supporting analytics platforms, and enabling the broader organization to leverage analytical solutions in their standard work and business processes. You are an advocate for analytics adoption, educator, evangelist for the Data & Analytics Org, creative problem solver, and a key strategic partner to the business.


  • Partner closely with business partners to Develop self-service reports and dashboards in Alteryx and Power BI
  • Perform business-outcome-driven ad hoc analytics to demonstrate the value of analytics
  • Drive waste out of the company by automating manual non-value-add data copy/paste activities
  • Develop and lead training programs for key self-service analytics tools: Alteryx, Power BI, Snowflake, etc.
  • Provide support to business partners and assist in troubleshooting issues with self-service tools
  • Identify and facilitate opportunities for the Data Science team to apply AI to the business
  • Partner with Data Engineers to identify new data sources for ingestion into Snowflake to drive incremental business value
  • Provides leadership and consultation across peer group and team within workstream
  • Execute technical innovations and new improved technologies and processes
  • Formally and informally mentor and coach others in the data analytics space
  • Grow and evolve skillsets on the team as the company matures

  • Bachelors degree in technology, business or similar field required
  • 5+ years of work experience in an analytics-focused role including data preparation, visualization, and processing from a diverse set of data sources
  • 3+ years of experience with data mining/predictive modeling tools: SQL, Alteryx, Snowflake, Azure, AWS
  • 2+ years of experience with data visualization tools: Power BI, Tableau or similar tools
  • Preferred knowledge of Powersports Business with a focus on Sales/Marketing or related industry
  • Experience performing root cause analysis and troubleshooting technical issues
  • Naturally curious and creative problem solver with experience working in an agile environment
  • Ability to achieve results autonomously- manage work efficiently and effectively
  • Proven ability to independently determine and develop solutions on complex work
  • Experience in driving technical innovation and integration of best practice standards
  • Preferred experience with statistical methods and predictive/analytical modeling techniques and practices
  • Interest in pursuing data science or advanced analytics as career advances

We are an ambitious, resourceful, and driven workforce, which empowers us to Think Outside. Apply today!

About Polaris

As the global leader in Powersports, Polaris Inc. (NYSE: PII) pioneers product breakthroughs and enriching experiences and services that have invited people to discover the joy of being outdoors since our founding in 1954. With annual 2020 sales of $7.0 billion, Polaris' high-quality product line-up includes the Polaris RANGER®, RZR® and Polaris GENERAL side-by-side off-road vehicles; Sportsman® all-terrain off-road vehicles; Indian Motorcycle® mid-size and heavyweight motorcycles; Slingshot® moto-roadsters; snowmobiles; and deck, cruiser and pontoon boats, including industry-leading Bennington pontoons. Polaris enhances the riding experience with parts, garments, and accessories, along with a growing aftermarket portfolio, including Transamerican Auto Parts. Polaris' presence in adjacent markets includes military and commercial off-road vehicles, quadricycles, and electric vehicles. Proudly headquartered in Minnesota, Polaris serves more than 100 countries across the globe.

EEO Statement

Polaris is an Equal Opportunity Employer and will make all employment-related decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, familial status, status with regard to public assistance, membership or activity in a local commission, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law.

City: Plymouth

State: Minnesota

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