Data Analyst

Main Office (MOS)



Position Summary


The data analyst will facilitate business intelligence processes and procedures for Sun. They will be responsible for the assembly, analysis and summarization of data to guide and corroborate business decisions. They will be responsible for constructing data and process models and interpreting data for business users. The data analyst will also work closely with the data architecture team, ERP project teams, business leadership and stakeholders under the leadership of the Business Intelligence Manager to assist with the design, validation and implementation of the new enterprise data warehouse and business intelligence applications.

***This position has the option to work from home



  1. Analyzes and completes data migration activities as needed for system conversions.
  2. Collaborates with business team members to develop reports and dashboards using business intelligence reporting system.
  3. Conducts in-depth analysis of reporting requests and needs for entire company.
  4. Interprets data using a variety of techniques, ranging from simple data aggregation via statistical analysis to complex data mining.
  5. Actively collaborates with data architecture team, business teams, project teams, and others to ensure analytic needs are considered and a part of all related projects.
  6. Oversees and develops ad-hoc predictive modeling (what-if scenarios).
  7. Assists in maintaining business documentation for the data and data structure in the data warehouse.
  8. Serves as a subject matter expert for business intelligence reporting and Suns reporting tools.
  9. Creates working reporting prototypes in Excel for future functionality.
  10. Develops and maintains relationships with vendors.
  11. Other duties as assigned.
  12. Participates in the development of the BI data analytics program in collaboration with business users and BI developers.
  13. Audits current BI capabilities and participates in the efforts to identify the right BI reporting system for the company.
  14. Involved in the implementation of user-focused tools to enable self-service functionality for ongoing data needs.



  • Bachelor's Degree in Data Analytics, Data Science, Statistics, Information Management, or related field (Required)
  • 2 years experience with IT programming, networking, databases, and hardware
  • 2 years experience with Project Management and Business Analysis
  • Prior experience in manufactured housing or real estate industry (Preferred)
  • Advanced level of experience with Microsoft Excel (Required)
  • Familiarity with data exploration/visualization tools like Tableau, PowerBI, Looker, Chartio, etc. (Required)
  • Ability to effectively manage multiple and competing priorities in a dynamic and fast-paced environment
  • Exceptional organizational skills
  • Strong attention to detail and multi-tasking skills
  • Ability to work well with others inside as well as outside the organization
  • Experience with Microsoft Word, Visio, and PowerPoint



At Sun Communities, you will be part of an industry-leading organization where you will be challenged, inspired, rewarded and transformed. We place a high priority on our team members, and this is a big part of what sets us apart. We will ask you to give us your very best every day, and will challenge you with interesting work, stretch assignments, a collaborative and supportive work environment and plenty of learning and growth. In exchange, we will reward you with great pay, advancement opportunities, paid time off, great benefits, and flexibility.

  • Comprehensive Medical and Prescription coverage with 4 plan options so you can choose the plan that best meets the needs of you and your family
  • Comprehensive Dental and Vision Plans
  • On-Site Fitness Center with Free Personal Training & Group Fitness Classes
  • Voluntary Health and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts
  • Life, Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance and Dependent Life
  • Short and Long-Term Disability Coverage
  • 401(k) Plan with Sun matching contribution
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Identity Theft Insurance
  • Legal Assistance Plan
  • Pet Insurance
  • Tuition Reimbursement program providing financial support to team members who further their formal education
  • Vacation RV Site Discounts for team members when visiting SunRV Resorts across the nation
  • Team Member Perks & Discounts program with hundreds of discounts on things like travel, merchandise, mobile phone service, and more
  • Free Virtual 1:1 Tutoring for the children of Sun Team Members
  • Paid Time Off including ten holidays, vacation, personal, sick time, bereavement and pay for jury duty


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Southfield, MI, US

Employment Type:  Regular
Classification:  Full Time
Job Reference:  100161

Nearest Major Market: Detroit

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