Data Analyst - Ameren Bright Return Program

Job Locations US-MO-St. Louis
Return-to-Work Program


reacHIRE is proud to partner with Ameren for a paid 6 month return-to-work program starting in October 2022 designed for individuals who are returning to the workforce after a 2+ year career break. 


Candidates who have worked in part-time roles or have done independent contracting will be considered for this opportunity. It is a cohort-based model that allows individuals to re-enter the workforce in a supported way with a group of fellow returning professionals. We provide a one-week intensive onboarding specially designed to build the skills needed to successfully re-enter the workforce. This proven approach fosters camaraderie among colleagues, builds confidence and upgrades technology and professional skills that will be invaluable throughout this next phase of their career.


Please note: Some of the responsibilities and areas of expertise listed below represent performance expectations to be met by the end of the 6-month program. Ameren's Bright Return program is designed to get you back to work with a supported onramp. We encourage all candidates with prior relevant experience in a similar role to apply!


About the Position

  • Generates reports and/or datasets for end users, using system tools, databases, and scripts. May alter deliverables based on evolving business needs
  • Designs and develops methods, processes, and systems to consolidate and analyze data to generate actionable insights
  • Integrates data from multiple sources to produce requested or required data elements 
  • Develops analytics solutions to business problems and works with stakeholders on understanding those solutions
  • Leverages data, dashboards, and/or models when communicating recommendations for business decisions


Key responsibilities include:

  • Builds an understanding of existing systems, databases, and procedures and follows corporate policies when executing projects
  • Applies best practices and established procedures to analyze data and identify trends
  • Assists in the creation of dashboards and reporting models in a relational database management system
  • Assists in ongoing maintenance and support of reporting and analytics applications 
  • Engages with business stakeholders to develop an understanding of their operations and define how analytics can solve key business problems
  • Documents data requirements and works with business users to understand the goal of a project or analysis
  • Demonstrates a bias for action by hitting deadlines, communicating with project stakeholders, and producing polished outputs
  • Partners effectively with team members and departments to achieve the best results
  • Requests feedback on own work and provides feedback to others
  • Develops innovative and efficient solutions for existing processes or new projects
  • Effectively works and communicates with Sr. Leadership to deliver analytical insights with occasional assistance from senior members of the team


  • Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in mathematics, statistics, computer science or business
  • 3+ years of relevant experience
  • Master’s and/or Ph.D. in a technical discipline e.g., engineering, mathematics, statistics, finance/economics, etc.) may replace a maximum of 2 years of experience.

In addition to the above qualifications, the successful candidate will demonstrate:

  • Working knowledge of data visualization, relational databases, writing queries (SQL), and programming (R, Python, VBA, or SAS)  
  • Working analytical skills to address business problems
  • Familiar with Microsoft Office Products – specifically Microsoft Excel
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and to clarify priorities, scope, and requirement in ambiguous situations

About reacHIRE

reacHIRE is changing the trajectory for individuals in the workplace by partnering with forward-thinking companies. Through customized programs tailored to a company's unique business needs and culture, reacHIRE carefully selects under-the-radar, top talent who voluntarily off-ramped and are ready to on-ramp back into their career. At the end of the program, you may be eligible for full-time or extended contracting work, but it is not guaranteed. reacHIRE will provide 360 degree support along with a dedicated Program Manager to ensure your success every step of the way!


Our Returnship Program participants come from all walks of life, and so do we. At reacHIRE, the sum of our individual differences, life experiences, innovative thinking and self-expression is what makes us great. We hire exceptional talent from a wide variety of backgrounds, not just because it is the right thing to do, but because it makes us, our programs, and the forward-thinking companies we partner with stronger, better and more innovative.  Be you and reach higher!


reacHIRE will reasonably accommodate applicants with disabilities who need adjustments in order to complete the application or interview process.  For assistance with your application please contact Sarah White at


About Ameren:

We're Ameren Corporation (AEE), a St. Louis-based, Fortune 500 company that powers the quality of life for millions of people throughout Illinois and Missouri.


Ameren Illinois provides electric distribution and transmission service, as well as natural gas distribution service, while Ameren Missouri provides vertically integrated electric service, with generating capacity of over 10,200 megawatts, and natural gas distribution service. Combined, we serve 2.4 million electric and more than 900,000 natural gas customers in a 64,000 square mile area. We're the largest electric utility in Missouri and the second largest in Illinois, and we're among the nation's largest investor-owned electric or gas utility.


Our workforce is dedicated to keeping the lights on and the gas flowing – 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. That same kind of dedication and longstanding commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion has helped us build an "All-In" supportive and accepting diverse culture where opinions are shared in an environment where all are respected, and the best solutions are put into action.


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