Sr. Consultant - Change Management (ERP/CRM Transformation)

About Avanade (Founded by Microsoft & Accenture)
Avanade leads in providing creative 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.
Why Avanade?
ü 14-time winner of Microsoft Partner of the Year
ü 24,000+ certifications in Microsoft technology
ü 90+ Microsoft partner awards
ü 17 Gold Competencies
ü 3,500 analytics professionals worldwide
ü Implemented analytics systems for more than 550 clients
ü We champion creativity and free-thinking, embrace diversity, and believe innovation is powered by people working together to change things for the better.
Role Overview:
As a Python Analytics Manager, you will leverage your understanding of complex data analysis and modeling to ensure Avanade project teams and clients can successfully extract value from their data. Working under the direction of your team members, this role supports hypothesis generation and testing, exploratory analysis, data preparation and ingestion for statistical modelling/machine learning/deep learning, building machine learning or deep learning models and model interpretations. You will be expected to make prescriptive recommendations for how to use the data to guide impactful business-decision making. Additionally, you will support junior team members when applicable.

Location : San Francisco, CA

Must Haves :

Ø R, Python, SQL , R, SAS, SPSS, MATLAB, Power BI, MicroStrategy, Tableau.
Ø Demonstrable professional experience with data mining, analysis, modeling, of large scale, complex data sets.
Ø Proficiency in statistical analysis, quantitative analytics, forecasting/predictive analytics, multivariate testing (A/B testing), deep learning and optimization algorithms.
Ø Proficiency in at least one high level programming languages such (i.e. S, C++, Python, Julia, etc)
Ø Experience with NoSQL databases and tools (i.e. Hadoop, Hive Spark, etc.)
Exceptional written and verbal communication and presentation skills.
Ø Able to explain complex analytical methodologies and concepts in non-technical language.
Preferred Years of Work Experience:
You likely have about 5-7 years' relevant professional experience.

Key Role Responsibilities:
Day-to-day you will:

Build solutions for Avanade's clients driven through data analysis that may include complex, high-dimensional datasets, both structured and unstructured
Collect, aggregate, and analyze data from multiple internal and external sources to drive insights into business performance.
Apply working expertise of statistics, machine learning, programming , data ingestion , data modeling, simulation, deep learning and/or advanced mathematics to recognize patterns, identify opportunities, pose business questions, and make valuable discoveries leading to better business decision-making.
Use a flexible, analytical approach to design, develop, and evaluate predictive models and advanced algorithms that lead to optimal value extraction from the data.
Communicate data-driven insights and deliver action plans that steer business strategy and decision-making for one or more business segments.
Work with Avanade's and client teams to translate prototypes into new products, services, and features and provide guidelines for large-scale implementations.
Provide input and guidance on data visualization techniques and opportunities.
Be recognized as advanced individual contributor and work with minimal supervision with high latitude for independent judgement.
Identify new analytics tools and techniques and lead development and deployment of infrastructure for generating and analyzing information.
Preferred Certifications:
Microsoft Professional Program for Data Science

Preferred Education Background:
You likely possess a Bachelor's/Master's/ PHD degree in Applied Mathematics, Statistics, Analytics, Operations Research, Economics/Econometrics, Engineering or another relevant quantitative field.

Accountabilities & Metrics:
Accountable for: Chargeability target, business objectives and personal goals.

Scope of Work:
Nature of Work: Executes project/program plans and processes in alignment with established operational objectives
Scope of Work: Primarily focused on own work, and execution of prescribed work plans
Complexity: Complex problems primarily within one's occupation / discipline that require personal judgement of contextual factors
Discretion: Wide latitude in approach to work within established work plans
Organizational Impact: Work efforts have an immediate impact on Avanade and/or client operations
Supervision Received: Works under general guidance and direction, but fully independent in own work with latitude for autonomous decision-making related to work process
Supervision Provided: Supports more junior colleagues on work efforts, with some checking of work
Knowledge Applied: Applies advanced knowledge of a learned occupation / discipline

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