Collaborate with others within the practice to determine analytics needs for projects
Plan, develop and perform routine analytics procedures to identify unusual trends, patterns and relationships in transactional, attribute-based and unstructured data sets
Design data-driven solutions and models to solve client issues
Work with disparate data sets from multiple client systems to develop comprehensive analytical models
Design and build client-facing deliverables within data analysis and data visualization software
Bachelor's degree required, Major in Accounting or Computer Science a plus.
Coursework in computer science, analytics, information systems or a related field preferred
Ability to understand business environments in various industries
Proficient verbal and written communication skills
Discipline to perform detailed analytics while maintaining focus on the overall project objectives
Data analysis and problem solving skills
Team-oriented and collaborative work style
Professional appearance and demeanor
High attention to detail
Skills, Knowledge & Abilities
2 years' experience working with data sets, data analytics procedures, and applying advanced statistical methods to solve business problems.
Experience with some of the following software packages:
SQL Server Database
Advanced Microsoft Excel proficiency
Microsoft Office 2010 or 2013
Proficient with machine learning tools and concepts
Familiarity with Visual Basic, Ruby, Scala, Python or other programming languages
Familiarity with Hadoop/Spark ecosystems
Ability to prioritize and execute recurring and non-recurring tasks
Project management experience preferred
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The Big Data & Analytics practice is an initiative focused on data analytics, business intelligence, machine learning and emerging big data technologies.
BKD is looking to hire a Data Analytics Consultant. This position will work with BKD's data analytics and digital forensics teams in completing data analytics projects and the development of analytics solutions for a variety of industries and business purposes. The position requires a strong interest in leveraging data for greater insights into an organization with a focus on developing data visualization solutions for clients. Future career path for this individual could include becoming a Data Scientist.
At BKD, we offer the resources you need to go as far as your talent will take you. Build your skills focusing on specific industries and service areas while delivering unmatched client service to high-profile companies and organizations.