Avant is an online lending platform that is the leading provider of credit alternatives to middle income consumers in the US & UK. Avant offers unsecured personal loans ranging from $1,000-$35,000 with funding as soon as the next business day, and has served more than 500,000 customers worldwide. Avant offers its technology solutions to bank and non-bank partners via its Powered By Avant product to provide an innovative digital lending experience to their customers. Avant, founded in late 2012, has raised over $600 million of equity capital and originated over $4 billion of loans on the platform.

Job Description

We only have so many hands so for this search Avant has exclusively partnered with LaSalle Network, the leading provider of professional staffing and recruiting services. LaSalle has worked with more than 10,000 companies, ranging from Fortune 500s to start ups. With units specializing in accounting and finance, administrative, marketing, executive search, technology, supply chain, healthcare revenue cycle, call center, and human resources, LaSalle serves companies of all sizes and across all industries.

What Avant does

We are revolutionizing the world of lending by lowering the costs and barriers of borrowing for everyday people. At our core, we are a tech company that builds advanced technology platforms and uses custom analytics to expand access to credit. Today, our platform helps underserved consumers find fair and fast installment loans. Tomorrow we plan to use our world class technology and underwriting capabilities to launch new products and services that help people improve their financial lives.

We think we are great, but you don’t have to take our word for it. Avant has been featured in publications such as The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, TechCrunch, Fortune, Bloomberg and Crain's Chicago Business. We have also been named one of Forbes America's Most Promising Companies and we’ve been featured on Forbes’ list of Next Billion Dollar Startups. Find out more at www.avant.com.

Who Avant is

We are nerds, passionate consumer advocates, hungry to make an impact, financial wizards who actually understand the fine print, and data junkies. Avant is a place where you can wear a baseball hat, a suit or both at the same time.

At Avant, we believe our values make a difference:

  • We value, support, and help each other grow
  • We are committed to active inclusion and diversity
  • We are transparent and believe the best idea wins
  • We succeed when our customers succeed
  • We get sh!t done… responsibly
  • And we keep it fun!

We believe that ideas are more important than titles, everything is more fun together, everyone drives change, and everyone is an owner.

Whoever you are, you are welcome here; come join us.

Job Description:

Let’s get to business. Avant is looking for a new Data Manager to join the team in Chicago.

Avant is looking for a Data Manager to help us standardize the data we use to analyze our business. We are looking for someone with strong analytical and organizational capabilities who is as comfortable on a SQL command line as they are leading and meeting with various business teams. A successful Data Manager will be able to work with the Senior Management of all business units to manage the key metrics they use and work with the Product Development and Data Services team to implement and QA and changes to the system.

Responsibilities include:

  • Overseeing the change management process for key metrics
  • Writing and reviewing documentation for new and changing metrics
  • Working with our Product Development team to ensure new data elements are managed correctly
  • Working with our Data Services and Business Intelligence teams to ensure changes are implemented in a timely manner
  • Communicating with stakeholders about changes to key data elements

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a field such as Math, Computer Science, Economics, Accounting or equivalent work
  • 3+ years’ experience in data management or analysis
  • 1+ years’ experience with SQL
  • Experience working with large data sets
  • Experience working with a Business Intelligence tool
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Must be a self-starter and able to work independently as well as in a team environment
  • Detail oriented with strong organizational skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working with Python
  • Experience working with Postgres
  • Experience working in a Hadoop Environment

If you are interested in the Data Manager position and meet the requirements, please apply today!

Thank you,

Jim Halpin
Technology Services
LaSalle Network


Keywords and Related Terms: data manager, data , senior associate , data services , product development

Avant provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Avant complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

LaSalle Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer, m/f/d/v.

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Company Reviews

"The Avant team focuses on using the latest technology and data science to deliver a better lending experience to the every day consumer. It feels good to be part of the solution."
Robert Krzyzanowski
Director of Data Engineering
at Avant
"It's great to work in an environment so full of talented, driven and fun people. Avant will help you become the best version of yourself."
Matt Gilk
Software Engineer
at Avant
"At Avant, I work alongside some of the smartest, most innovative people I know. I feel empowered to make decisions that have a real impact on our customers and our business."
Nupur Patel
Compliance Manager
at Avant
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