• Advanced Analytics Consultant

    Job Locations US-TX-San Antonio
    Job ID
    2018-1996
    Category
    Other
    Division
    Business Analytics
  • Overview

    Group O has an immediate need for a Advanced Analytics Consultant to join our client's growing team in San Antonio, TX. S/He will be expected to deliver an analytics engagement at client location independently. This will include problem solving, hypothesis testing, advanced analysis, and compelling visualizations story to make the solutions scalable and easily understood, will collaboratively work along with senior engagement managers & lead a team of analysts and data scientists across the globe. 

    Responsibilities

    Solve business problems & develop business solution: Use problem solving methodologies to propose creative solutions to solve business problem. Recommend design and develop state-of-the-art data driven analysis using statistical & advanced analytics methodologies to solve business problems. Develop models & recommend insights. Form hypothesis and run experiments to gain empirical insights and validate hypothesis. Identify and eliminate possible obstacles and identify alternative creative solution.  

    • Project management: Lead at least one client engagement independently. Execute end to end client engagements. Ensure regular client updates & meetings, stakeholder management, any failure or risk analysis of the project, data sources, tracking execution & success metrics is done effectively & efficiently.
    • Client relationship management: Build deep client relationship, network & be a thought partner. Anticipate business problems & deliver par excellence.
    • Sales support & account growth: Actively focus on opportunities to grow the client along with the senior engagement manager. Support the sales team as required for RFPs and regular sales pitches
    • Firm building: Contribute to firm growth by participating and conducting training sessions. Also, participate in other activities.
    • Coaching & grooming: Coach & groom the team on gaining knowledge & skills on first principles of analytics techniques, problem solving, project management, client relationship management & team work skills. Conduct regular reviews with team members.

     

    Qualifications

    • Over all experience of 2 to 4 years with at least 1 to 3 years of hands on experience in running data analytics projects
    • Knowledge of data conversion strategy, capturing data, creating source to target definitions for ETL / data flow process, data quality and data base management
    • Expertise in SQL/R/SAS & advanced analytics/Statistics Techniques such as general linear model, ANOVA, decision trees, linear regression, Bayesian etc
    • Problem solving, Project management and communication skills & Creative thinking
    • High learning orientation & agility
    • Attention to detail
    • Project management skills
    • Experience in processing and synthesising large data sets
    • Ability to think on his/her feet and engage with both the business and analytical community
    • Ability to adapt with ambiguity in cross functional environment
    • Good to have: Experience Big data tools such as Hadoop, Hive, Impala and Python
    • Certification in any R, SAS, SQL, Visualization Tools, Machine Learning, Bayesian and/or Regression etc. (Preferred)
    • Graduate in Computer Science, Mathematics, Operational research, Information Science, Engineering, Statistics. (MS or MBA preferred)
    • Nice to have skills:Hadoop, Hive, Impala and Python

     

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