Senior BI Strategy Analyst
Center of Excellence
Firm Analytics partners with business areas to provide analytical and financial insights for firm decision making and strategic planning. The Analytics & BI Center of Excellence provides enterprise-level solutions for Analytics and BI needs across the firm, including Release Management, Training and Communities of Practices, Data and Tools, and Governance. The COE Strategy & Training team focuses on enabling users throughout the firm to explore and enhance decision-making through data.
Be part of a growing and evolving team of analysts with varied responsibilities including Strategy and Release Management of Analytics/BI/Technology projects, firm-wide Analytics and BI Training and Communities of Practice and firm-wide External Data and Analytics Tools management and optimization.
Function as Business Lead and maintain accountability for enterprise-level projects as part of a firm level program to modernize the firm's Information and Data Management architecture.
Function as a Business or Reporting Analyst for purposes of requirements gathering and testing as needed to support a BI or Analytics release.
Represent the voice of the customer to ensure User needs are being met while maintaining the integrity of the technical BI or Analytics solution.
Build and maintain strong relationships across all areas of the Firm as it relates to driving BI and Analytics projects, knowledge, best practices, and processes.
Work with various business and technology associates at all levels of the firm to understand business needs and recommend an appropriate solution to address their need as well as meet the needs of the enterprise.
Influence and communicate across a wide range of audiences with specialized subject matter expertise including data providers, marketing leaders, product leaders, financial advisors, and technology professionals.
Develop a strong understanding of the various product types offered through Edward Jones.
Undergraduate degree required, preferably in the areas of finance, business, analytics or information systems. Advanced degree is a plus.
7+ years general business experience in marketing, finance, data analytics, or information systems fields strongly preferred.
Ability to lead Analytics/BI/Technology projects for the business.
Strong critical thinking skills and ability to navigate ambiguous situations.
Ability to work effectively both independently and in a team environment.
Motivated to understand and keep current with Analytics and BI Industry trends and best practices.
Demonstrated technical depth and experience in the following:
Experience working with and writing requirements for both relational and dimensional database architectures and data elements.
Understanding of Data Governance principles and concepts.
Fluency in Business Intelligence and Analytics principles, best practices and appropriate usage.
Knowledge of BI and/or Analytics tools including Tableau, Microstrategy, Python, or R.
Strong written and verbal communication skills with ability to present complex concepts in an understandable and concise format, adapted to the audience at hand.
Ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects along with recurring responsibilities. Strong project management skills preferred with ability to formulate, define and execute tasks towards completion of project objectives and timeline.
Working knowledge of financial products and services preferred.
Persons requiring sponsorship for an employment visa are ineligible for this position