Data Analyst - Full-time Apprenticeship NWA

  • Arkansas Center for Data Sciences
  • Rogers, AR, USA
  • 10/21/2019
Full time Information Technology

Job Description

Arkansas Center for Data Sciences is looking for students, recent graduates, new hires and current employees wanting to advance their career as a Data Analyst. Training is 16 weeks, comprised of full immersion training with on-keyboard active simulationclassroom instruction and field experience. This is a paid apprenticeship program tied to a full-time position. Must be able to attend training M-F 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. in Northwest Arkansas

Who should apply?

  • Individuals currently pursuing a degree in one of the following: Computer Information Systems, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Data Analytics, MIS, Statistics, Mathematics, Information Assurance or other IT related program.
  • Individuals currently pursuing or achieved certification in business analytics, data mining, or statistical analysis.
  • Current company employees wanting a career change into Data Analytics; Incumbent employees wanting to up-tool current skill set. 
  • Service members within 6 months of military-to-civilian transition.

General Job Responsibilities (We will train you to perform the duties listed below):

  • Gathering and analyzing various types of data;
  • Create, build and audit ad-hoc reports and analysis based on requirements
  • Defining, documenting, and improving business processes;
  • Proactively identifies issues and opportunities to enhance data management and reporting through detailed and high-level problem solving to ensure consistent delivery
  • Develop dashboards, analysis and reporting to be utilized cross functionally to understand business performance
  • Compile, model and present data insights to key stakeholders


  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Must be detailed oriented, organized and have multi-tasking skills
  • Strong computer software skills – word processing, spreadsheets, database management and presentation
  • Must be authorized to work in the U.S. without company sponsorship 

Desired Skills & Abilities (Nice to have not required):

  • Knowledge of common database architectures and how to extract and transform complex datasets
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Excel (pivot tables, graphs, macros, etc.)
  • Textbook knowledge of machine Learning techniques and algorithms.
  • Academic or work experience with ETL tools (SSRS, SSIS or equivalent)
  • Beginner level experience with Microsoft, Oracle, or DB2 SQL Languages
  • Experience with SAP, Tableau, HANA, Power BI, SAS or other BI tools(writing and troubleshooting queries, extracting and transforming data, etc.)

Who we are.....ACDS is a non-profit dedicated to building and retaining top Data Science and IT talent in the state of Arkansas. We partner with companies large and small across all industries to facilitate apprenticeship programs such as: Cybersecurity, Data Analyst, Developers, SQL Analyst, & other IT related programs. We're leading the charge to grow and enhance IT in Arkansas. 

How does the interview process work? ACDS will conduct an initial phone interview and assessment. ACDS will send selected resumes to companies that match the candidate’s skills and interest. Our corporate partner companies will decide which resumes to bring in for an onsite interview with the IT manager. Company selects final candidate for job offer.

This position is not eligible for visa sponsorship. Candidates must have the ability to work in the United States without a current or future need for visa sponsorship. No relocation assistance is available for this position.

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Salary Range

40k+ DOE

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