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Panasonic Big Data Analyst (PENA) in Sparks, Nevada

Job Summary:

The Big Data Analyst uses advanced analytical methods on multidimensional datasets for extracting, analyzing, and presenting data to resolve business problems and lead data-driven business decisions. The Analyst uses structured and unstructured internal datasets and identifies gaps in existing data that would lead to additional meaningful data insights. The Big Data Analyst performs statistical modeling and predictive analytics for recurring data analysis business cases and explores new available technologies to lead the company into a prescriptive analytics future.

Essential Duties:

  • Identify, validate and utilize existing structured and unstructured datasets to lead to advanced business insights

  • Understand and define technical requirements for processing multidimensional datasets within existing business system and operational data flow

  • Explore areas of gaps in in existing datasets for kickstarting new data acquisition projects based on business case

  • Collaborate with data development and engineering teams to process data for advanced statistical modeling and predictive analytics

  • Perform advanced ad-hoc data analyses to address business challenges

  • Create and maintain statistical models for recurring analysis use

  • Educate data consumers on logic and data assumptions within analyses to increase data ownership within cross-functional teams

  • Act as subject matter expert of processing multidimensional datasets

  • Create documentation for best practices and train fellow analysts on methods for selecting appropriate statistical methods based on use case

  • Explore new related technologies and systems and develop strategies for implementing advanced analytical techniques

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Requirements:

  • To ensure the health and safety in the workplace and for the protection of our employees, wearing PPE is a possibility and may include equipment such as a full Tyvek suit, safety shoes, gloves, safety glasses, face mask, bump cap, and a full hazmat suit that includes a respirator.


  • Basic/Required: Bachelor’s Degree in Information Systems, Engineering, Mathematics, Statistics or related analytical field. Masters degree preferred.

  • Preferred: None

Essential Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 6+ years of professional or an equivalent combination of education and experience

  • Experience with data interaction and usage in the following stages: acquisition, aggregation, analysis, and visualization

  • Good understanding and knowledge in algorithms and advanced statistics

  • Background and knowledge of data structures and data modeling

  • Programming skills for data analytics required (SQL, Python, R)

  • Must be able to learn and understand equipment capabilities, operation flow, and data flow logics

  • Business Intelligence software proficiency (Tableau, PowerBI, Spotfire, etc.)

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills required

  • Must be able to efficiently describe complex methods to cross-functional teams

  • Good project management and organizational skills required

  • Must have working-level knowledge of the English language, including reading, writing, and speaking English

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Able to work independently and in a team environment, as well as with cross-functional groups

  • Resilient, self-motived and able to work well under pressure

  • Alignment to Panasonic’s seven (7) core principles (contribution to society, fairness and honesty, cooperation and team spirit, untiring effort for improvement, courtesy and humility, adaptability, gratitude)

About Us:

Panasonic Energy of North America (PENA) is collaborating with Tesla at a massive battery factory near Reno, Nevada which is known for its quality of life and expansive outdoor adventures. Panasonic's role at the Gigafactory is to manufacture and supply cylindrical lithium-ion cells to Tesla for their electric vehicles and energy storage systems.

Over the past few years, the Gigafactory has grown to the largest lithium-ion battery factory in the world. Together with our partner Tesla, we continue to revolutionize the lithium-ion battery space and accelerate the world’s transition to sustainable energy and transportation.

Our mission at PENA is to make the vision of affordable Electric Vehicles a reality by producing the world’s safest, high quality, and lowest cost batteries. Through this effort we will create a clean energy society and our products will change society’s use of and perceptions of electric power.

In addition to an environment that is as innovative as our products, we offer competitive salaries and benefits.

Supplemental Information:

Pre-employment drug testing is required. Due to the high volume of responses, we will only be able to respond to candidates of interest. All candidates must have valid authorization to work in the U.S. without restriction.

Panasonic is an Equal Opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by law. All qualified individuals are required to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation.

Thank you for your interest in Panasonic Energy of North America.