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Managing Consultant - SPSS Analyst - Business Analytics and Optimization

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Job IDGBS-0561970Job typeFull-time Regular
Work countryUSAPosition typeProfessional
Work city- AnyPosted10-Jan-2014
TravelUp to 4 days a week (home on weekends-based on project requirements)Job areaConsulting & Services
Business groupGlobal Business ServicesJob categoryIT Specialist
Business unitConServJob roleData Specialist
Job role skillsetAdvanced Analytics
Commissionable/Sales-Incentive jobs onlyNo

Job description
The Business Analytics & Optimization (BAO) SPSS Analyst is responsible for successful delivery of BAO Advanced Analytics solutions and services in a client consulting environment, and is an experienced consultant in the areas of statistics software, specifically using SPSS and related tools.

Typical tasks include defining the key business problems to be solved, formulating mathematical approaches to solve those problems, gathering of data to solve those problems, and finally developing analyzing/drawing conclusions & giving the presentations.

In addition, the SPSS Analyst will apply real-world data analytics to analyze large data sets to provide innovative and analytically sound consulting deliverables and apply various analytical disciplines in the conceptualization, development, and implementation of innovative solutions to complex problems.

It is also expected that newly hired resources into the Global Business Services U.S. practice live within a reasonable commuting distance (generally 50 miles) of the following cities: Atlanta, GA; Boston, MA; Charlotte, NC; Chicago, IL; Cincinnati, OH; Columbus, OH; Cleveland, OH; Dallas, TX; Denver, CO; Detroit, MI; Hartford, CT; Houston, TX; Kansas City, MO; Los Angeles, CA; Miami, FL; New York City, NY and surrounding area; Philadelphia, PA; San Francisco, CA; and Washington, DC.

IBM Global Business Services
Help Make the World Work Smarter

The world is getting smarter, triggering unprecedented change. IBM's unparalleled ability to bring together deep business insight, advanced research, analytics, and technology enables IBM Global Business Services to help position its clients for the future. We leverage the proven roadmaps and frameworks that have been developed across 17 industries and the unique combination of skills and experiences of our teams in over 170 countries - unmatched capabilities. When you join IBM, you'll partner with our clients, and leverage these capabilities to deliver real business value.

As a member of the world's leading and largest consulting organization, you'll tap into resources that only a global leader like IBM can provide: access to a vast and diverse network of talented professionals; enjoy unparalleled career opportunities; be provided with ongoing training and education that you'll need to succeed; and work on some of the most interesting projects on the planet, helping everyone from organizations to local governments, work smarter. (ERBPBAO) (2252)

  • LI- RR3
  • Required
    • Bachelor's Degree
    • At least 3 years experience in using SPSS Stats, Modeler, and/or Text Analytics modules to develop solutions to analytical problems
    • At least 2 years experience in identifying and defining requirements and turning functional requirements into an SPSS-based solution that addresses difficult analytic challenges
    • At least 3 years experience in advanced Microsoft Excel-based modeling skills
    • At least 2 years experience in solving client's analytics problems and effectively communicating results and methodologies
    • At least 2 years experience in analytic skills, yet be a strategic thinker who can see the big picture, while managing the details
    • At least 2 years experience in one of the following fields: mathematics, statistics, operations research, engineering, economics or finance
    • At least 3 years experience in working as part of a team
    • Readiness to travel Up to 4 days a week (home on weekends-based on project requirements)
    • English: Fluent
    Preferred
    • Master's Degree
    • At least 5 years experience in using SPSS Stats, Modeler, and/or Text Analytics modules to develop solutions to analytical problems
    • At least 3 years experience in identifying and defining requirements and turning functional requirements into an SPSS-based solution that addresses difficult analytic challenges
    • At least 5 years experience in advanced Microsoft Excel-based modeling skills
    • At least 3 years experience in solving client's analytics problems and effectively communicating results and methodologies
    • At least 3 years experience in analytic skills, yet be a strategic thinker who can see the big picture, while managing the details
    • At least 3 years experience in one of the following fields: mathematics, statistics, operations research, engineering, economics or finance
    • At least 5 years experience in working as part of a team
    Additional information
    To be an official applicant to IBM, you must submit a resume and online application. Resumes submitted remain active for six months.

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