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Sample cover letter for Full Time position at Equifax


Data Analyst

September 7, 2015

Dear Hiring Manager,

I am writing to you to apply for the position of Senior Data Analyst at Equifax. I am an MBA graduate, specializing in Business Analytics . While pursuing my MBA, I was also working fulltime as a Senior Consultant with, where I led the design and implementation of business applications for Fortune 500 companies.

As the Vice President, I was involved in organizing training programs on SQL, R, Python, and Tableau as well as panel discussions with prominent speakers from the industry.

The position of Senior Data Analyst is very interesting and provides an excellent opportunity of being a part of a specialized team providing strategic analytic solutions to address the business requirements of internal and external customers.

Some of my strengths, which will enable me to add value to the team at Equifax, include:

Performing exploratory data analysis using SQL, R and Python

Experience in statistical analysis for hypothesis testing and predictive analytics using R

Extensive experience in designing reports, geospatial visualization maps and dashboards using Tableau

Knowledge of writing PIG scripts and HIVE queries for data extraction in Hadoop

Experience in Data Mining using supervised and unsupervised learning methods in R and Python

Designing linear/ nonlinear models using Excel Solver and simulations using Crystal Ball, to facilitate decision making for Pricing, Supply Chain Optimization, and Corporate Risk Management etc.

In my past engagements, I have been commended on delivering high quality work products per changing business needs. I also excel in forming collaborative relationships with all stakeholders.

Please review my attached resume. I appreciate your consideration for this position and look forward to hearing from you.


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