Daktronics Business Analyst Student in Brookings, South Dakota


Every day, in nearly 100 countries around the world, millions of people depend on Daktronics scoring and display systems for information and entertainment. Our displays provide vital travel information in airports and train stations and along highways. They advertise the price of gas, store specials, and more as you make your daily commute. They also enhance spectators’ experiences at sporting events of all kinds, from Little League to the major leagues.

This student position is located in Brookings, South Dakota. A candidate must be enrolled and registered as a full-time student. Ideal candidate should be available to work approximately 15-20 hours per week during the academic year and at least 20 hours per week during the summer.

Daktronics is looking for a highly motivated student who is looking to learn strategies and techniques in reporting and analysis that support better business decisions through solutions that align with Services & corporate strategies. Working within Services & IT Data team, they will discover, prepare, and analyze data from across the enterprise to present fact-based insights through the development of BI and Analytics solutions. Responsibilities day-to-day will vary, but will include:

  • Attending team meetings, stand-ups, and code reviews.

  • Review requests, profile data, and determine best approach for delivering a solution.

  • Discover, design, develop, document, and maintain solutions for presentation of data through reports and dashboards using tools such as Microsoft’s Excel and Power BI.

  • Collaborate with other developers and end users through the problem-solving process.

  • Assisting with quality assurance (QA) of solutions.

  • Become knowledgeable about Customer Service processes.

  • Troubleshoot data issues with production solutions.

  • Reinforce the Daktronics Guiding Principle that Data is an Asset as part of the Business Analytics team and the entire Data Program.


Academic Requirements-

  • The ideal candidate must be a full-time student currently pursuing a Bachelor or Master's degree in Statistics, Mathematics, Business, Economics, Computer Science, Data Science, Data Analytics, Information Systems or related fields, in their sophmore, juinor or senior year of school. Only strong performers in undergraduate work will be considered.

  • Must maintain an acceptable GPA.

  • Unofficial transcripts or web transcripts must be submitted with application to be considered for this position.

Other Requirements-

  • Demonstrate an aptitude for technical learning.

  • Strong interpersonal skills showing collaboration with others and building effective relationships.

  • Ability to effectively problem solve both alone and in a team setting.

  • Ability to understand and take direction on solving complex business information problems.

  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of all Daktronics information.

  • Good oral and written communication skills, good organizational skills, self-motivated.

  • Ability to clearly communicate insights from data analysis.

  • Background check may be conducted.

  • Fluent in English, both written and verbal.

  • Daktronics does not sponsor, renew, or extend immigration visas for this position.

Daktronics is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, genetics, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or citizenship status. If you would like more information on your EEO rights under the law, please.

TypeStudent Temporary