Software Engineer / Data Analyst

Location: Northern Suburbs of Chicago, IL
Date Posted: 10-16-2017
CONTRACT-TO-HIRE (U.S. Citizen or Green Card Holders)
NO C2C

About the Company

 
Benefits:
 
  • Nine company holidays and two floating holidays
  • Smoke-Free environment
  • Health, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • HSA with employer contribution for individual or family
  • Matching 401K
  • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability insurance
 
As a global company with decades of expertise, our client works with customers to help them navigate market complexity and risk by applying science and expertise and by bringing clarity and empowering trust to support the responsible design, production, marketing and purchase of the goods, solutions, and innovations.  They help companies confirm compliance, enhance sustainability, manage transparency, deliver quality and performance, strengthen security, protect brand reputation, build workplace excellence, and advance societal wellbeing. Some of the services offered include: inspection, advisory services, education and training, testing, auditing and analytics, certification software solutions, and marketing claim verification.  They have created a global network of scientific and advisory experts who can help audiences across hundreds of industries and regions mitigate the uncertainty of global markets and minimize risks.  They optimize the supply chain for manufacturers and retailers and lead in the measures, initiatives, efforts and programs that facilitate global trade; collaborating to establish standards that create level playing fields and works to develop new pathways for the latest innovations.
 
Company at a Glance:
 
  • Employees in over 40 different countries
  • Customers in over 100 countries around the world
  • Over One Billion Consumers
  • Approximately 96,000 product touchpoints
  • Approximately 12,000 employees
  • 170 facilities around the world
  • Over 1600 current standards published
 
Our client consider their employees their most valued asset, and offer challenging and rewarding careers, excellent working conditions, exceptional opportunities for professional and personal development, and competitive compensation and benefits packages.
 
Environmentally Conscience - Conducting business in a manner that respects and protects the environment. Strive to comply with all applicable environmental laws and regWeations in the countries where they conduct business.
 
Community Involvement - Committed to improving the quality of life in the communities in which they conduct business through mission-related initiatives such as youth education programs and funding of public research, as well as through supporting locally relevant community initiatives and employee volunteerism.
 
Integrity – For over 100 years they have built thier reputation for integrity and independence on a policy of strict compliance with the law and the highest standards of moral and ethical conduct.
 
Employee Community Involvement - As active citizens in action, employees shepherd the corporate mission on a local level by fostering good will in communities, schools, natural environments and businesses around the world. Employees are a vital extension and the lifeblood of the ongoing commitment to corporate responsibility.
 
Some RECENT INITIATIVES
  • Partner, Indian Institute of Technology
  • American Heart Association Wear Red Day
  • Blood Drives in Several Corporate Offices
  • Charter Legacy School Program
  • Contributions to Community-Focused Not-for-Profits
  • Contributions to Mission-Related Not-for-Profits
  • Corporate Giving Grants to Charitable Organizations
  • Disaster Relief Efforts Throughout the World
  • Earth Day
  • Environmental Cleanups
  • Food, Clothing, Toy and School Supply Drives
  • Global Green Teams
  • Global Voices Employee Survey
  • Host, Fourth Annual International IP Crime Conference
  • International IP Crime Investigators College With INTERPOL
  • Italian Consumers Study on Perception of Green Products
  • Judge, Local Engineering and Science Fairs
  • Judge, the Future Competition and Awards
  • Member, Disney Planet Challenge Advisory Board
  • Michael J. Miller Scholarship Program
  • National Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee Scholarships
  • Participant, Habitat for Humanity Build Days
  • Police and Fire Night at U.S. CellWear Field
  • Pro Bono Legal Services, Association of Corporate Counsel
  • Changing Lives Annual Giving Campaign
  • Volunteer, Local Food Banks and Homeless Shelters
 
About the Area
 
Located just north of downtown Chicago and just south of Wisconsin, the area is a vibrant community and an ideal place to live, work, shop and play. The area has a thriving and diverse business community, top-rated schools, outstanding recreational facilities and civic-minded residents who work tirelessly to bring together world class amenities while maintaining the area’s small-town charm. It has long been regarded as one of the premiere communities with its outstanding community amenities, highly ranked educational system, excellent transportation routes, outstanding business climate and prime location, it’s an excellent place to live, work, shop and play.
 
A handful of Fortune 500 companies and close to 800 manufacturing, light industrial and service-related businesses are clustered in the area along with strong retail communities and a premier shopping area. Businesses play a vital role in the day-to-day operations and overall economic health of the region. Every year these businesses generate millions of tax dollars, funds that go directly to support the community, including its schools, Park District, Library, Police, Fire, Public Works and general operations.
 
From kindergarten through high school, the area boasts one of the finest education systems in Illinois. Students consistently score above average on standardized tests including the Prairie State Achievement Examination, ACT and SAT. A wide array of academic programs provides a well-rounded environment.
 
Convenient transportation is one of the area’s most notable attributes. The community has immediate access to the tollway (I-294) and (I-94), and is served by the Metra commuter rail. O’Hare International Airport is also in close proximity. 

Demographics

 Age
% under 20 – 27
% 65 & Older – 18.7
% College Graduates – 62.2

Household Demographics
Mean Household Size – 2.68
% Owner Occupied – 92.4
Median Home Price – $476,500

Income

Median Household – $115,756
Per Capita – $58,804

Labor Market Statistics

Employed Labor Force – 16,061 
Job Positions – 44,570
% Imported Labor – 93.7
% Residents Working in Chicago – 23.7
Average Commute Time of a Resident – 29 minutes

2009 Equalized Assessed Value of Property

Residential – $1,993,265,844
Commercial – $709,300,528
Other – 428,560,023
Total Value – $3,131,130,125

Climate (Average Temperature)

Winter – 21.9
Summer – 76
Average Annual Precipitation – 37.61 inches
Average Annual Snowfall – 49 inches

Transportation

Distance to Downtown Chicago – 20 miles
Avg. Driving Time to Downtown Chicago – 35 minutes
Train Service – METRA/Milwaukee North Line
Over 25 trips to Chicago daily
Average travel time – 45 minutes
Bus Service –PACE Bus Service
For Travel Information on Metra or PACE call the RTA at 847-836-7000
Highways
Edens Expressway (I-94)
Tri-State Tollway (I-294)
Airports
O’Hare International Airport (ORD)
Midway Airport (MDW)
Chicago Executive Municipal Airport
Waukegan Regional Airport
 
About You
 
Software Engineer / Data Analyst
 
  • 4+ years of Development Experience (R and/or Python)
  • 4+ years of experience as a Data Analyst or a Data Engineer
  • 4+ years of experience working in Business Intelligence
  • Experience working with Big Data is highly desired
  • Ability to learn new concepts and ramp up quickly
  • Self-starter
  • Passion for working with data and transforming data into meaningful intelligence that’s usable by the business in meeting its goals and vision
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