Senior Business Intelligence Analyst 

Location: Bay Area, CA, United States
Date Posted: 20-02-2018
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Job Title: Senior Business Intelligence Analyst 
Job ID #: 180237
Location:  Bay Area, CA 

Duration: Long-Term
Start Date: ASAP
Interview Type: Phone & Skype
Job Description 
As Senior Business Intelligence Analyst, you will closely work with cross-functional, technical and business teams including executives to build mission-critical financial and management analytics capabilities to enable data-driven decision making / running the business.
  • You must be an expert on financial / Sales Distribution modules and analytics for subscription business models for consumer and enterprise business
  • Determine best method to gather, model, manipulate and present data. Gather business requirements and translates business questions into requirements and deliverables.
  • You have a holistic approach to data hierarch: you should have an ability to get an overview of the data and hierarchize it in terms of its importance to the user, and in terms of UI real estate constraints. This can often mean segmenting the data into sections, or tabs. It can mean deciding what to display and what not to display.
  • You must be passionate about data-driven decision-making, smart, efficient, and driven to succeed. You can manage timelines and coordinate your work with other team members and the work you produce and manage is insightful, impactful, accurate and timely.
  • Enable the business to concentrate on driving results, through access to centralized self-service reporting and metrics, supporting a one version of the truth environment.
  • Collaborate with data owners to ensure reliable, accessible, high fidelity information within our tools, driving requirements through a focus on stakeholder needs.
  • You have an ability to walk through and analyze data, with a view to displaying that data in a UI. You need to be able to mentally visualize the data, and choose the appropriate type(s) of dataviz charts. 
  • You have clear understanding of form, color, fonts, and layout. The importance of structure to design and How to use white space.
  • You will work closely with stakeholders across the globe on key strategic insights to help drive the business forward. Your insights are the first response for business on an hourly, daily, weekly and monthly cadence. Building confidence and value is key.
  • Able to communicate effectively with all the various actors in a project, from the stakeholders to the users to the developers. The candidate should be able to listen to and analyze requirements, and translate and transmit them to other project members. The candidate needs to show confidence and have good vocabulary and communication skills.
  • A good understanding of the principal BI platforms (HADOOP, HANA, Tableau, Microsoft Power BI), their idiosyncrasies’ and common workarounds.
  • A thorough understanding of relevant design software: Photoshop, Illustrator, Experience Design. The ability to create simple clickable/working prototypes is a strong plus.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Business Intelligence or related field required (Master’s Degree in Business Administration preferred)
  • 9+ years’ experience in a business intelligence Analyst role
  • 6+ years’ experience a supervisory capacity, preferably within business intelligence or data analysis consulting
  • Adept in building enterprise-wide analytic-centric solutions for managed self service
  • You enjoy working in a team of highly engaged, passionate and motivated individuals.
  • You are consistently evaluating the status quo, proposing and advocating for new ways to increase value to business.
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