Bain & Company Inc

Specialist, Global Advanced Analytics

US-CA-Palo Alto
Job ID
2017-2525
Posted Date
9/1/2017
Category
Research & Analysis
Type
Regular Full-Time
US-CA-Palo Alto

Overview

Bain & Company is one of the world's leading business consulting firms. We work with top executives to help them make better decisions, convert those decisions to actions, and deliver the sustainable success they desire. For forty years, we've been passionate about achieving better results for our clients—results that go beyond financial and are uniquely tailored, pragmatic, holistic, and enduring.

We advise global leaders on their most critical issues and opportunities: strategy, marketing, organization, operations, technology and mergers & acquisitions, across all industries and geographies.

 

We've worked with the majority of the Global 500, thousands of major regional and local companies, and private equity funds representing 75 percent of global equity capital. We are proud of our clients' track record, like the fact that our public clients have historically outperformed the stock market 4 to 1. 

Responsibilities

Support the Advanced Analytics Group in extending and innovating our big data and analytic capabilities and advance the group’s and Bain’s analytic and research capabilities. Work with Bain consultants and Advanced Analytics experts to define data requirements and plan data acquisitions. Work with consultants to transform and load client data onto Bain data servers. Facilitate data merging and transformation in preparation for analysis by planning the process and either executing directly or training consultants to implement directly. Assist Advanced Analytics experts with data validations and analysis of large datasets. Support the Advanced Analytics Group’s Senior Specialists and Managers in providing analytic consulting, ETL support and primary market research expertise to Bain case teams and clients worldwide. Work with case teams to assess data needs, support data handling, design primary research projects, and propose analytical solutions to provide practical, value-added answers to the client and case teams. Develop and execute ETL processes for case teams and clients. Enable case teams to aggregate, merge or work on large datasets. Explore, model, mine, and experiment with data to answer critical business issues. Perform advanced statistical and data mining analyses, and design sample specifications and develop surveys that will deliver actionable information on primary market research insights. Train and coach consultants on statistical and analytical procedures and tools. Provide training, documentation and other assistance to BCC, the Advanced Analytics Groups, and consulting staff to support and expand the use of database, market research, modeling, and data visualization tools. Keep abreast of new and current statistical, database, and market research techniques. Travel and work at client sites as assigned.

Qualifications

The position requires a Master’s degree (or foreign equivalent) in Statistics, Mathematics, Engineering (any), Computer Science, Econometrics, or a related quantitative field plus one (1) year of experience in the offered role, business analytics, or in another related position. Alternatively, the employer will accept a Bachelor’s degree (or foreign equivalent) in a stated field or a related quantitative field plus three (3) years of experience in the offered role, business analytics, or in another related position. Must have experience with SPSS, R, SQL, or SAS, including syntax or scripting languages; knowledge of statistical techniques including multiple regression and binary logistic regression; and experience working with SQL and relational databases such as Microsoft SQL Server, Oracle, MySQL, or similar databases. Travel and work at client sites as assigned.

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