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Lead Business Intelligence Analyst - BlackLocus (148637)

TX - Austin

  • Date Posted: Mar 31, 2021
  • Travel: None
  • Functional Area: Technology
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Relocation Provided: No

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Position Description:

Position Purpose

As a Lead Business Intelligence Analyst at BlackLocus, you will have a direct impact on the business by helping our team develop, deploy and maintain software products, data structures and reporting by applying business expertise and advanced analytics techniques. You understand that the best analysts support and empower their teammates, help remove roadblocks, and allow teammates to have ownership over their projects. You are equally happy talking about coding and data structures as you are helping non-technical stakeholders with their business needs.

Major Tasks, Responsibilities and Key Accountabilities

50%: Business Intelligence Solutions Development

Lead data analysis, discovery and analytical solutions implementations across BlackLocus problem spaces.

●      Utilize technical and analytical expertise to create repeatable business insights and design/develop business intelligence solutions for large datasets

●      Make appropriate selection, utilization and interpretation of analytical methodologies and data visualizations

●      Execute tasks with high levels of efficiency and ensure quality and accuracy of data and insights

●      Effectively communicate insights and recommendations to both technical and non-technical leaders and business customers/partners

●      Clearly communicate impacts of recommendations to drive alignment and appropriate implementation

●      Prepare reports, updates and/or presentations related to progress made on a project or solution


20% Project Management & Team Support

Define project scope, objectives, and deliverables and develop project analyses that identify key issues, approaches and performance metrics. Foster collaboration among and provide guidance/support to Blackocus BI, DS, Product, and Support teams through coaching, training and internal tool development.

●      Lead and manage large and complex projects and teams

●      Provide direction on prioritization of work and ensure quality of work

●      Provide mentoring and coaching to others to support their technical competencies

●      Collaborate with managers and team in the distribution of workload and resources

●      Support recruiting and hiring efforts for the team

●      Serve as a technical subject matter expert (SME) for one or more BlackLocus problem spaces


20%: Stakeholder & Business Collaboration

Work closely with internal/external stakeholders to implement solutions that meet their needs, while making sure the priorities for the BI team are properly aligned to business goals. 

●      Leverage extensive business knowledge into solution approach

●      Effectively develop trust and collaboration with internal customers and cross-functional teams

●      Actively seek out new business opportunities to leverage data analytics as a competitive advantage

●      Partner with IT to understand potential for new tools and ways to maintain technical agility


10%: Technical Exploration & Development

Participate in the continuous improvement of BlackLocus analytical solutions by developing replicable solutions to be leveraged for future projects (codified data/visualization products, project documentation, process flowcharts, etc.)

 ●      Define best practices and develop clear vision for data analysis and process productionalization

●      Seek further knowledge on key developments within analytics communities by attending conferences and communicating findings

●      Own reusable data and analytics solutions for ongoing use, ensuring process is clearly documented

Nature and Scope

This position reports to BlackLocus Business Intelligence Manager or above. This position has no direct reports and leads/manages projects. Typically requires overnight travel less than 10% of the time.

Environmental Job Requirements

Located in a comfortable indoor area. Any unpleasant conditions would be infrequent and not objectionable.

Physical Job Requirements
Most all of the time is spent sitting in the same position or standing/walking or there is some requirement to lift or handle material or equipment of moderate weight (8-20 pounds).


Minimum Qualifications

Must be eighteen years of age or older.

Must be legally permitted to work in the United States.

Education Required
The knowledge, skills and abilities typically acquired through the completion of a bachelor's degree program or equivalent degree in a field of study related to the job.

Years of Relevant Work Experience

Additional Qualifications
Strong customer service / communication skills. Demonstrated expertise in data mining, data analysis, and communicating results that solve business problems.

Preferred Qualifications

●      Master's degree in Statistics, Economics, MIS, Computer Science or other quantitative subject area

●      Expertise in data creation and automation of queries against large data sets (BigQuery, mySQL, Redshift)

●      Expertise with data visualization software (preferably Tableau)

●      Proficient in a modern scripting language (python, bash)

●      Advanced knowledge of presentation tools (Microsoft Office Suite)

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies

●      Builds Networks: Effectively building formal and informal relationship networks inside and outside the organization

●      Business Insight: Applying knowledge of the business and the marketplace to advance the organization's goals

●      Customer Focus: Building strong customer relationships and delivering customer-centric solutions

●      Collaborates: Building partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives

●      Communicates Effectively: Developing and delivering multi-mode communications that convey a clear understanding of the unique needs of different audiences

●      Instills Trust: Gaining the confidence and trust of others through honesty, integrity, and authenticity

●      Persuades: Using compelling arguments to gain the support and commitment of others

●      Cultivates Innovation: Creating new and better ways for the organization to be successful

●      Develops Talent: Developing people to meet both their career goals and the organization's goals

●      Attracts Top Talent: Attracting and selecting the best talent to meet current and future business needs

●      Optimizes Work Processes: Knowing the most efficient and effective processes to get things done, with a focus on continuous improvement

●      Self-Development: Actively seeking new ways to grow and be challenged using both formal and informal development channels

●      Strategic Mindset: Seeing ahead to future possibilities and translating them into breakthrough strategies

●      Tech Savvy: Anticipating and adopting innovations in business building digital and technology applications

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.