Senior Analyst - Statistics and Operations Research
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Type: Full Time
4 openings available.
Telecommuting is allowed.
Internal Number: WHQ00018286
Provides mathematical modeling and analysis services to support critical financial, operational, and/or strategic planning decisions and engages in supporting project teams in value added activities that generate practical solutions to complex business problems, explores new business alternatives, and drives improvement in business decisions.
Develops the approach and methods to define and solve management problems through quantitative analysis and analytical models, using operations research, statistics, machine learning, forecasting techniques and structured programming languages
Provides on-going analytical services to client organizations
Builds mathematical modeling, forecasting, applications development, and provides client support
Leverages understanding of the business process to identify and implement solutions that will result in significant bottom-line contributions
Participates in model design, prototype, and model development for several efforts that occur simultaneously, and interfaces with product delivery groups
Identifies, researches, or solves large complex problems using big data
Designs analytic plan/develop hypotheses to test; understands limitations of analysis (what it can and cannot be used for)
Understands the intuition behind the numbers (i.e. does it make sense?)
Keeps informed about the latest analytical methods and research
Communicates results to management and clients
Contributes deck content and builds the story for the deck with guidance to summarize findings
Speaks in a manner appropriate for working team and their level +1
Raises concerns when scope of analysis may not align with time available and can choose an appropriate scope of analysis to conduct balancing ROI to time available
Identifies solution quality risks and on-time risks
Understands the business value, process, and expectations before focusing on choice of a technical solution
Anticipates working team questions to data and approach
Develops and delivers presentations aligned with CIEO standards
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