United States


Chicago, Detroit, Minneapolis

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Job Description

Senior Analyst


You’re passionate about data and analytical methods, and you understand business context to integrate cognitive and advanced analytic levers for solutions. You possess the ability to develop strong working relationships, particularly at the senior management level, and the ability to motivate a globally dispersed team. You excel at communication and enjoy working in a problem-solving environment. 



·         Pre-sales 

·         Support sales teams to win Data and AI projects.  

·         Create presentations and demonstration for pre-sales engagements 

·         Collaborate with sales and delivery team members to respond to RFI/RFPs including creation of delivery estimates 

·         Talent Development  

·         Mentor and groom team members on data sciences and advanced analytics  

·         Recommend training programs for team development in collaboration with HR team 

·         Delivery  

·         Develop machine learning solutions to provide data driven insights for clients 

·         Aggregate and analyze data to create actionable information for customers to drive business outcomes 

·         Elicit, identify, document, organize and validate business needs and business requirements 

·         Analyze and identify needs for data, information, and analysis/modeling 

·         Research, evaluate, and develop analytical and decision-making methodologies 

·         Select/create algorithms and software needed to perform analyses 

·         Review industry publications and relevant research to develop client-specific solutions and keep current on trends and new offerings in the Data Science space. 

·         Aggregate, analyze data and information and create models to create relevant and actionable insights 

·         Synthesize data, information, and knowledge to form conclusions and recommendations 

·         Test and validate data, information, and models against reality 

·         Research and implement machine learning, data mining and other statistical modeling techniques 

·         Perform ad-hoc analysis and present results in a clear and concise manner 

·         Collect, analyze data and create models to identify and validate market opportunities 

Minimum Skills & Experience Requirements:  

·         3 to 5 years’ experience with one or more of following data analytics tools: SAS, SPSS, R, Python, Apache Spark,  

·         3 to 5 years of experience with data analysis, statistical analysis, data modeling and data governance 

·         BS/BA degree in Economics, Statistics, Mathematics, and or Computer Science 

·         Experienced with data cleansing, data reconciliation, and data conversion validation 

·         Experience identifying, gathering, and analyzing large datasets 

·         Experience with Cognitive Services from – Microsoft, Google, IBM and/or Amazon 

·         Collaborate and create Machine Learning solutions in areas of optimization, simulations, predictive analytics, and deep learning 

·         Experience with deep learning and cognitive service - speech, language, test, and knowledge  

·         Strong written, oral communication and presentation skills 

·         Excellent client management and business literacy skills 

·         Strong interpersonal and negotiation skills 

·         Passionate about Data and AI 

·         Ability to travel within United States 


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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