Senior Data Analys

    • Alajuela, Costa Rica

Job Description

Job Role and Responsibility:

We are looking for a BI and Advanced Analytics expert to drive business optimization & transformation across the EUC organization. The position responsibilities include the following:

  • Tackle business problems, drive real-time decision-making and champion impactful predictive modeling by using business expertise, data understanding, and analytic experience
  • Partner closely with Customer Success, Product Management, Field Engineering and Support teams to understand their business challenges and develop appropriate analytics, reporting, and visualization solutions to address them
  • Support communication, training, and documentation to enable successful user adoption
  • Enable reporting & analytic skills across other teams to grow the capabilities of the organizations we support and promote self-service analytics
  • Act as data and analytics expert. Analyze data to answer business questions, recommend analytic solutions to provide business insight, and craft dashboards for long term business needs
  • Create and maintain internal documentation on the usage of our analytics platform
  • Work towards organizing a data science project with clear deliverable and timeline
  • Collaborate with other team members and need to provide support and mentoring
  • Proactively engage with Business stakeholders with a consultative approach

Required Skills:

Technical Skills
  • Overall 5+ years of experience in advanced analytics and mentoring team members
  • Solid background in dashboard & report development, business analysis, and requirements gathering
  • Technical knowledge and experience working with the industry-leading BI tools: Tableau, Mode Analytics, SQL skills, and other tools
  • Proficient in SQL and experience with efficient processing of large data sets. Ability to write sophisticated and optimized queries against large databases
  • Able to understand the Business Problem and convert it into a Data Mining Problem
  • Prepare data for analysis using SQL or domain-specific tool (example: Omniture for Digital)
  • Should possess Excel, PowerPoint, and strong visualization and presentation skills
  • Should be able to create and present Exploratory Data Analysis from the given dataset
  • Understanding of different model performance metrics and hyperparameters optimization
  • Presenting Model results and insights to team lead/managers, senior management & Leadership and stakeholders
  • Clear, professional, and concise communications (written/verbal), presentation and facilitation skills
  • Able to use a consultative approach and persuasive communication
  • Ability to take initiative and to set priorities independently
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail

Business and Soft Skills:
  • Understand the Business and its nuances
  • Grasp requirements on call and deliver to specification
  • Ability to communicate and explain the model in Layman language
  • Drive stakeholder engagements by driving complex analytical projects including bottoms-up projects
  • Effective program management to keep stakeholders and team engaged throughout the delivery process
  • Develop storyboards for executive presentations
  • Quick Learner and quick adopter for the ad hoc business requirement changes

Preferred Skills:
  • BS/BE in Computer Sciences, Math, Statistics or related field. MBA preferred.
  • Preferred understanding about HAWQ, or any other MPP architecture databases.
  • Should have expertise in analytics for sales/marketing/digital/finance domain.
  • Recommended exposure to text analytics (NLP), web scraping, big data technologies, and graph databases would be highly desirable
  • Experience of intent to learn software domain related to VMware products and unified endpoint management domain
  • Business Acumen, ability to translate business needs into a set of workable, specific requirements
  • Ability to understand business requirements, KPIs and convert into analytical hypothesis in a structured and logical manner along with solution identification
  • Ability to handle multiple projects at a time in terms of multitasking, prioritization, allocation and team management
  • Ability to coordinate and work within multiple business units from the project management perspective
  • Ability to work across geographies and interact with global stakeholders
  • Ability to write readable code and use tools like GitHub for version control
  • Prior experience working in Agile methodologies/JIRA would be a plus
  • Ability to measure the business value impact driven by a Data science model implementation
  • Bring in Knowledge of statistical or data science methods to deliver insights desired
  • Ability to work and execute projects on both structured and unstructured data in a big data environment

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