About the role
The Advanced Analytics team provides leadership and vision for developing and implementing data analytics and modeling strategies. It provides data-driven insights and action plans to steer business strategy and decisions for various business segments. The Advanced Analytics team identifies new analytic tools and techniques, and leads the development and deployment of infrastructure for generating and analyzing information. It guides Avanade and our clients in creating innovative, data-driven solutions and using advanced statistical, data mining and machine-learning techniques.
As an Analyst within Advanced Analytics, you will apply your understanding of complex data analysis and modeling to help project teams extract value from their data. You will work under the direction of other team members to support question formulation, design, research and development, implementation and testing.
Day-to-day, you will:
Support project teams in developing client solutions that are driven by exploratory data analysis
Apply your knowledge of statistics, programming, data modeling, simulation and advanced mathematics to recognize patterns, identify opportunities, pose business questions and make valuable discoveries that lead to better business decision-making
Conduct data analysis tests in line with agreed-upon strategies
Communicate analysis results and recommendations to team members and clients
Provide input and guidance on data visualization techniques and opportunities
Travel as needed.
Avanade leads in providing innovative digital services, business solutions and design-led experiences for its clients, delivered through the power of people and the Microsoft ecosystem. Our professionals combine technology, business and industry expertise to build and deploy solutions to realize results for clients and their customers. Avanade has 27,000 digitally connected people across 23 countries, bringing clients the best thinking through a collaborative culture that honors diversity and reflects the communities in which we operate.
You love numbers, data and puzzles. You know how to see the big picture in a complex pattern and are adept at helping others see it, too. You are technically skilled at data analysis but also a good communicator, especially to non-technical business audiences.
It is likely that you have relevant schoolwork, training or experience in data analytics.
Years of Experience: 0-3 years experience
Education: Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, MIS or related field
Strong business acumen
Excellent interpersonal skills - "Customer Focus"
Excellent communication skills, both written and oral
Passion for learning
Strong time management skills
Willingness to travel (80%) of the work week
Ability to excel in a team oriented, project based work
Demonstrated leadership experience in an academic, extracurricular or professional setting
Previous work, internship or co-op experience, preferably with customer-facing responsibilities
Strong critical thinking skills, and the ability to think on your feet
Ability to learn in a fast-paced environment
Minimum technical requirements
Major GPA of a 3.0 or above. Cumulative GPA of 2.8 or above (3.0 or above highly desired).
Experience with at least one key analytics tools (e.g., R, SAS, SPSS, MATLAB, MicroStrategy, Tableau, Power BI, SQL, Python)
Knowledge of statistical analysis, quantitative analytics, forecasting/predictive analytics, multivariate testing (A/B testing) and optimization algorithms
Ability to explain complex analytical methodologies and concepts in non-technical language
Exceptional written and verbal communication and presentation skills
Knowledge of data mining, analysis and modeling of large scale, complex data sets
Avanade Is An Equal Opportunity Employer. Avanade prohibits discrimination and harassment against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability, veteran, military or marital status, genetic information or any other protected status.
Requisition ID - 56141
Avanade is the leading provider of innovative digital and cloud-enabling services, business solutions and design-led experiences, delivered through the power of people and the Microsoft ecosystem. Majority owned by Accenture, Avanade was founded in 2000 by Accenture LLP and Microsoft Corporation and has 30,000 professionals in 24 countries. Visit us at www.avanade.com.