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Kourtney Young

Senior Data Visualization Analyst

Thermo Fisher Scientific | Houston, TX

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My New Course

Introduction to SQL

My New Project

Analyzing Students' Mental Health

Analytics acrobat, performing feats of insight extraction with grace and agility.

My Work

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Introduction to SQL

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Intermediate SQL

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Joining Data in SQL

My Certifications

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Other Certificates

Scrum Alliance Certified Scrum Product Owner

Tableau Tableau Desktop Qualified Associate

Tableau Tableau Desktop Specialist

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My Work Experience

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Thermo Fisher Scientific | May 2024 - Present

Sr. Data Visualization Analyst

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Gilbane Building Company | Jan 2023 - May 2024

Sr. People Data Analyst

Improved and automated manual processes on People Analytics team. Created a request in-take process for customers within HR. Developed a project management process for managing request items. Develop and manage dashboards in MicroStrategy. Conduct product demos to help users understand how to interpret data insights.
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Amazon | Jul 2022 - Dec 2022

Sr. Business Intelligence Engineer | People Analytics

Automated Attrition MBR (Monthly Business Review) using AWS Redshift queries and ETL processes on Datanet. POC for Leadership and Learning team within People Analytics Innovation and Research (PAIR) team. Manage and develop projects end to end, including requirements gathering, building queries for backend of dashboard, telling a story with the data using AWS Quicksight, testing, and delivery to customer. Conduct product demos for dashboards and reports. Responded to on-call responsibilities by taking on majority of ad-hoc requests from HRBPs while on-call. Worked on majority of ad-hoc requests. Monitored and responded to inquiries in the chat channel. Lead and answered questions during office hours. Participated on a Tiger Team to assist in Amazons largest layoff in company history. Conducted several ad-hoc analysis from senior leadership using AWS Redshift and AWS Quicksight dashboards

JPMorgan Chase & Co. | Feb 2021 - Jul 2022

Sr. Business Intelligence Engineer | Legal Technology

Sr. Business Intelligence Engineer Participated in cloud server migration from SQL Server to GOS (GAIA Oracle Services). Developed and maintained advanced Tableau dashboards and Custom SQL Queries for Legal eDiscovery team. Organized cross functional teams to help get eDiscovery dashboards and reports of SQL Server to GOS database. Product Management Responsibilities Assisted Sr. Product Manager with overflow of work. Met with business stakeholders to gather requirements and wrote technical user stories. Participated in testing and quality assurance with technical team. Stood in to lead stand up, sprint reviews, and retrospectives when Sr. Product Manager was unavailable. Monitored and evaluated product performance by analyzing metrics and user feedback to identify enhancement and optimization opportunities.

3 Enrollment Marketing, Inc. | Aug 2019 - Oct 2021

Data Visualization Analyst - Part Time

Developed dashboards using Yellowfin BI for higher education marketing.

Amazon Robotics | Apr 2020 - Oct 2020

Business Intelligence Engineer | Robotics

Developed and modified Tableau dashboards to help keep track of performance metrics like errors, mission count, etc. for automated equipment used in fulfilment centers. Develop SQL queried as part of the dashboard development process and to respond to adhoc data request. Developed natural language processing script to extract and analyze text for teams Analyticon dashboard submission. Collaborated with data scientist to visualize a model that automated pick station assignment. The model used picker velocity to efficiently assign a picker to a pick station as an improvement to manual ad hoc picker assignment. Built Tableau Dashboard that used mapping to show fulfilment center floor with the model assigned pickers, manual pickers, and pick stations. Incorporated data visualization best practices for dashboard development based on corporate standards. Assisted with cloud server migration from SQL server to AWS S3.

Mattress Firm | Jan 2019 - Mar 2020

Business Analyst II

Developed the My Floor dashboard that is used by District Managers throughout the sales side of the organization. Lead monthly Tableau training sessions to help functional analyst develop their own dashboards to increase turnaround time. Developed several dashboards end to end to help sales leadership identify opportunities, understand trends, and stay up to date on KPIs used to measure success. Internal consultant to different lines of business including HR, Supply Chain, Finance, Marketing, Merchandising, and Sales. Maintained, updated, and developed SQL queries for Tableau dashboards using AWS Redshift and SQL Server.

Mattress Firm | Mar 2018 - Jan 2019

Merchandising Jr. Analyst

Modernized reoccurring reports using Tableau Desktop that were viewed by Merchandising Leadership, Sales Leadership, and Vendors. Lead monthly meetings with vendors and divisional leadership teams to discuss product wins and opportunities. Reviewed metrics with vendors and divisional leadership teams to give insights into product trends. Conducted analysis for divisional leadership of connections between promotional sales and product performance. Communicated wins and opportunities with the merchandising team and executive leadership to promote data driven decision making. Developed Price per Sq. Foot Dashboard to indicate products floor placement value.

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center | Aug 2016 - Mar 2018

Business Analyst

Worked cross functionally between IT and School of Nursing Program Directors to manage the development of the Faculty Workload System. Responded to data request to address questions regarding the Non-Traditional Nursing programs. Learned and used Tableau to visualize trends in cohort outcomes. Participated on a predictive research project to determine key factors that affect student success

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Texas Tech University
Xavier University of Louisiana

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