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Business Analysis

This role interfaces across the organization to answer challenging analytical questions related to the performance metrics of the Sales Organization. This position will provide creative solutions to help solve complex business problems using advanced analytical techniques while leveraging both internal and external data sources. The role will provide the candidate with an exceptionally broad view of every aspect of  business and serve as critical support for Senior Management and Regional / Area Leaders. This position requires a candidate who is comfortable thinking independently about solving business problems. 
To be successful the ideal candidate will demonstrate a thirst for knowledge and natural curiosity that facilitates rapid learning of business model and our data infrastructure at a scale that supports a growing $2b region. Analysts will produce insightful analytic data models and visualizations depicting Sales Force performance, Optimization opportunities and proactive direction for our Sales Organization). Candidates must be self-motivated, detail-oriented, have the ability to work with limited supervision and must be comfortable in an environment of changing priorities. 
The 600+ strong Sales Force is highly dependent on the support, communication and training provided by this role, communication and problem solving abilities are crucial with an expectation of being highly innovative to automate many tasks manually completed today 
• Understand and use statistical predictive models such as regression and time series models to identify trends, make forecasts and provide projected figures 
• Develop new Dashboards and Self-Serve capabilities that proactively enable the Field Force, positioning data to leaders for Sales optimization and Performance Management 
• Explore Microsoft Azure Cognitive Services such as Search, Voice, Facial etc. to deploy innovative AI solutions to drive efficiency through the use of Bots and self-serve solutions 
• Perform machine learning, natural language, such as classification, collaborative filtering, association rules, sentiment analysis and topic modeling 
• Drive initiatives focused on Big Data and Advanced Business Analytics, in diverse domains such as product sales, marketing research, pricing; communicate results and educate others through reports and presentations 
• Masters from an accredited college/university in Computer Science, Statistics, Mathematics, with a minimum of two years of relevant experience 2 years of professional experience working as a Data Scientist 
• Microsoft Azure – Machine Learning Studio, HD Insight, 
• Proficiency in analysis – “R” packages, programming languages (Python) 
• Tableau Certification – Developer / Administrator 
• Strong knowledge in the following fields: machine learning, data visualization, statistical modeling, data mining and information retrieval
• Strong analytical mind and in-depth understanding of key business drivers 
• Strong interpersonal skills and excellent written and verbal communication skills 
• Fluency in English required 
• Experience with command-line scripting, data structures and algorithms and ability to work with SQL Server, processing large amounts of data in a cloud environment



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