Country:

Canada

Cities:

Montreal, Ottawa

Area of expertise:

Analytics

Job Description

Advanced Analytics Consultant

Do you enjoy discovering new ways in which data can support business decision-making? So do we.

You’re a natural communicator whose understanding of complex statistics and analytics can help prototypes become real solutions. We’re committed to helping you lead the way in analyzing information.

About you

You love getting the most out of data, and understand how to use your knowledge, experience and knowhow of analytics to support business decision-making. You’re a flexible worker, comfortable deciding the best ways to work and to support your team members in delivering for clients.

About the job

In a world where information is available everywhere, how do you know which data you really need?

That’s where you come in. You know how to design, develop, and evaluate predictive models and advanced algorithms to get the best value out of your data. Your insight enables you to create plans to steer business strategy and get results.

Your analytical skills and understanding of complex analysis and modelling will help your colleagues and clients get the most out of their data. You’re naturally inquisitive, asking the right questions and interpreting the answers, creating models and programming, and giving advice on how to use the data to make business decisions. And, you’re comfortable sharing your knowledge with other members of the team.

In the role, you will:

Use a range of sometimes complex datasets, both structured and unstructured, to build solutions for your customers

Create insights into business performance by collecting, collating and analyzing data from multiple sources

Improve decision-making by using your knowledge of statistics, machine learning, programming, data modelling, simulation, and advanced mathematics to recognize patterns, ask questions and spot business opportunities

Use your teamwork skills to translate prototypes into new products, services, and features and provide guidelines for their roll-out

Give guidance on when and how to visualize data

Look out for new analytics tools and techniques and create new ways to generate and analyze information

Mentor and support junior colleagues

Travel as required.

Your skills

You’re comfortable with analysis, whether it’s statistical, quantitative, predictive, or optimization, and you’re proficient in at least one high-level programming language, such as S, C++, Python or Julia. Ideally, you have a Bachelor's degree in Applied Mathematics, Statistics, or a similar relevant field, and at least three years of relevant professional experience.

Your experience includes:

Explaining complex analytical methodologies and concepts in non-technical language

Using your judgment to solve complex problems spanning different business segments

Exceptional written and verbal communication and presentation skills

Experience with a variety of analytics tools, such as R, Revolution R, SAS, SPSS, MATLAB, MicroStrategy and Tableau

Data mining, analysis and modelling of large, complex data.

Eligibility to obtain Federal Reliability Security clearance


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About Avanade

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.