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Thursday, March 05, 2009

Business Intelligence Analyst - Sagence (Chicago, IL or Milwaukee, WI)

Business Intelligence Analyst

Location: Chicago, IL or Milwaukee, WI
Arrangement: Full-Time Employee
Travel Requirements: Up to 100%

Sagence is looking for an experienced consultant to join its Business Analytics Practice. The candidate will have a well-rounded general consulting background with experience in business analytics and business intelligence.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Participate in strategic assessments for clients identifying current business issues and contributing to defining high impact business intelligence solutions with a focus on the quantitative method, modeling and analytical approach.
  • Conduct interviews and economic analysis with project stakeholders to determine business opportunities and requirements.
  • Lead functional requirements gathering and business scoping activities ensuring solutions support business processes.
  • Work in collaboration with information asset management practice teams and technical teams to translate business requirements into an actionable implementation approach and plan.

Skills and experience:
  • Analytics – Hands on experience developing models (interpretive and predicative) and using analytics to improve an aspect of the clients operations (e.g. pricing, predictive maintenance for machinery, assortments in direct marketing, etc.). Experience with data-centric statistical techniques and tools.
  • Business Analysis – Perform general company and industry research including economic, market and competitive analyses.
  • Consulting – Participate in on and off client site consulting teams conducting interviews, data collection and organization, opportunity identification and problem solving.
  • Project Management – Demonstrated ability to work in and manage small project teams. This includes planning, task management, status reporting, etc.

Career aspirations and culture:
  • Sagence is a small, rapidly growing management advisory and consulting firm that values a strong work ethic, flexibility and collaborative work style.
  • The successful candidate will be comfortable working in an entrepreneurial setting in teams with other motivated, intelligent and experienced individuals.
  • The firm environment provides a terrific opportunity to learn and assume new responsibilities at a rapid pace.

Position Requirements:
  • 5 + years experience as an analyst working in data mining, decision science, business/market analysis and/or similar analytical roles in consulting and/or industry.
  • 3+ years working for a consulting firm as a business analyst, project manager or client manager.
  • Experience with statistical packages and tools such as SAS, SPSS, etc.
  • Experience in data warehouse technologies (ETL, ODS, DBMS) preferred.
  • Experience with industry leading BI tools (Business Objects, Microsoft, Cognos) preferred.
  • Strong business communication and writing skills.
  • BS degree in Computer Science, economics, mathematics or business.
  • MBA. (preferred)

About Sagence:

Sagence is a management advisory and consulting firm helping clients improve outcomes through rigorous data analysis and by tackling the technology challenges of acquiring, managing and delivering information. Our capabilities include strategic advisory and planning services to solution architecture and implementation. Learn more about Sagence at www.sagencegroup.com.

Email your resume and cover letter to: beth.reconnu [at] sagencegroup.com (replace [at] by @)

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