Avanade Inc. ITS Advanced Analytics Specialist - Denver or Seattle in Seattle, Washington

About the role:

The ITS Advanced Analytics Specialist focuses on using state-of-the-art machine learning techniques and business analytics tools like Power BI to derive insights that inform and optimize strategic and operational activities. Partnering both with the business stakeholders and other ITS Analytics team members, this role will be involved in all phases of analytics projects to identify, develop and deploy data-driven solutions to find answers to business questions and issues.

Day-to-day, you will:

  • Gather requirements for business analysis from end users and document the same

  • Understand business objectives of analysis and document the same

  • Design, develop and evaluate predictive models in collaboration with business domain SMEs and ITS Analytics team members

  • Generate and test hypotheses, and analyze and interpret the results of experiments

  • Provide input and guidance on data visualization techniques and opportunities

  • Build prototypes that lead to optimal value extraction from the data and then work with engineers to implement the solution in larger scale

  • Develop data models, data shaping logic and data visualizations using Power BI


About you:

You have keen analytic skills and the people and teamwork skills to turn conceptual discussions into tangible analytics solutions. You have hands-on experience as a developer including data models, Machine Learning and Power BI. You have a strong eye on analytics experience, telling the data story and data visualization. You have a passion for applying predictive analytics and Machine Learning to solve business problems and improve business performance.

Your knowledge and skillset likely include:

  • Demonstrable experience working with database, storage, collection and aggregation models, techniques and technologies, with the ability to apply such methods to solve business problems

  • Experience working with two or more of the following technologies – Python, R, DAX, SSAS, Azure Blob, Azure Data Lake, Azure ML, U-SQL and Microsoft SQL Server

  • Experience developing reports and dashboards in Power BI

  • Experience in a functional role (Finance, Marketing, Sales, etc.)

  • Self-starter, ability to meet goals independently

  • Articulate analytical and machine learning concepts and how they translate into solutions and business value

  • Exceptional written and oral communication and presentation skills

You likely have a Bachelor’s degree focused in Data Analytics, Computer Science, Management Information Systems with a passion for analyzing data to deliver business insights.

Avanade leads in providing innovative 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 29,000 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. We welcome all, and seek talented individuals who can bring their whole self to work, build inclusive teams and encourage diversity inside and outside the organization. Majority owned by Accenture, Avanade was founded in 2000 by Accenture LLP and Microsoft Corporation. Learn more at www.avanade.com at http://www.avanade.com/ .

Requisition ID - 53595

Avanade is the leading provider of innovative digital and cloud-enabling services, business solutions and design-led experiences, delivered through the power of people and the Microsoft ecosystem. Majority owned by Accenture, Avanade was founded in 2000 by Accenture LLP and Microsoft Corporation and has 30,000 professionals in 24 countries. Visit us at www.avanade.com.

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