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Senior Advanced Analytics Lead in Chicago, IL at Morton Salt

Date Posted: 3/1/2018

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    Chicago, IL
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Job Description

The Senior Advanced Analytics Lead provides administration and technical support for our business intelligence (BI) and analytics environment. The BI efforts focus on creating operational efficiency while running the business through access to real time data enabling individuals to most effectively perform their job functions. This includes consolidation and analysis of historical data from multiple sources enabling informed decision-making as well as problem identification and resolution. This role drives the company’s analytics efforts concerning exploration of historical data from many source systems through statistical analysis, quantitative analysis, data mining, predictive modelling and other technologies and techniques to identify trends and understand the information that can drive business change and support sustained successful business practices. This position works closely with other IT Business Analysts and user departments to define business requirements.  Based on the requirements, the Senior Advanced Analytics Lead designs and deploys appropriate BI and analytics solutions. 

Responsibilities Work with the different teams within IT and their business partners to define business requirements related to reporting and analytics
Translate business requirements into technical requirements
Lead the development and delivery of the various BI and analytics solutions
Create new info-cubes, info-providers and multi-providers
Develop training material and conduct training sessions on the various BI tools to encourage a reporting self-serve culture
Support BI environment – monitoring, debugging data loads, analyzing data issues, etc.
Actively engage in the definition and stabilization of BI environment
Assist with the governance of the BI environment
Ensure that internal and external audit requirements are met
Recommend continuous improvement opportunities, service efficiency initiatives, and business process improvement to better serve the needs of the business
Work closely with other team members, locally & globally, with proactive sharing of expertise, to improve and ensure organizational success
Travel 10% including international travel

Qualifications Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or related, preferred
5 plus years’ experience working in Business Intelligence and/or Data Analytics
Experience in SAP BW, BI-IP, Business Objects or HANA toolsets required
Some knowledge of the various core SAP modules (MM, FICO, PP, SD)
Experience with other BI related tools including Tableau
Strong understanding of data modeling best practices
Experience with big data technologies
Experience with integration methods and tools including ETL and virtualization
Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing
Experience in the Mining, Retail or the CPG industry



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