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Business Intelligence Analyst

Department: Information Technology
Location: Addison, IL
Job ID: 2503
Company: SunSource

SunSource is a growing company looking for a highly talented and passionate BI Analyst to lead in the development, delivery & product ownership of our enterprise BI & Advanced Analytics Applications to aid in enterprise value creation and support business growth. This position will work closely with business and technology leaders to understand the enterprise objectives and build our capabilities in BI, Reporting & Analytical applications to support Sales, Operations and Shared Services. This role will also be instrumental in advancing our Advanced Analytics capabilities to lead the industry in the utilization of data to capture market share and outperform our competition.

Essential Functions:

  • Provide Vision & Leadership to the BI program based on business value creation & evangelize the use of data to influence decision making
  • Perform Agile SCRUM Master Role on projects. Lead sprint planning, scrum meetings and prioritization and help the team meet the goals during the sprint.
  • Meet with subject matter experts in different areas of the business, be able to quickly learn the concepts and business language relevant to their line of business, and develop an understanding of how their data supports their business processes
  • Ability to transform data into insight that can help to improve the value of the business. Design Power BI UX - visualizations, reports, and dashboards to tell stories and uncover insights for actionable analytics via mockups and functional specs.
  • Perform BI solution development activities including requirements gathering, functional design & testing of reports & dashboards. Test reports to ensure optimal user experience and data accuracy. Investigate and solve any data discrepancies
  • Create and maintain documentation that includes the design, requirements and user manuals for the organization
  • Craft training materials and perform training for end users and contribute toward the continuous improvement of our internal data capabilities. Including directing, organizing, and promoting self-service BI strategy within the organization
  • Facilitate and lead senior IT and business teams through challenging data issues
  • Assist in developing the roadmap for Analytics and Advanced Analytics across the company to enable the business strategy
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, listening and presentation skills
  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills
  • Ability to influence and persuade, build consensus, drive and energize teams
  • Apply superior judgment as it pertains to prioritizing work for yourself and others and escalating roadblocks when necessary

Key Competencies

Accountability:  Demonstrates an understanding of the link between one’s own job responsibilities and overall organizational goals and needs, and performs one’s job with the broader goals in mind.

Collaborative Leadership: Promotes and generates cooperation among one’s peers in leadership to achieve a collective outcome; fosters the development of a common vision and fully participates in creating a unified leadership team that results.

Planning and Organizing:  Establishes a systematic course of action for self or others to ensure accomplishment of a specific objective. Sets priorities, goals and timetables to achieve maximum productivity. Self-starter with excellent organization, administrative, interpersonal skills and project management

Organizational Understanding:  Understands the agendas and perspectives of others, recognizing and effectively balancing the interests and needs of one’s own group with those of the broader organization. Ability to interact cross-functionally with a wide variety of IT and business stakeholders
Technical Expertise:  Applies and improves extensive or in-depth specialized knowledge, skills and judgment to accomplish a result or to serve one’s “customers” effectively. (Customers can be co-workers, peers or management as well as external consumers of a service.)

Attention to Detail:  Thoroughness in accomplishing a task through concern for all the areas involved, no matter how small. Monitors and checks work or information and plans and organizes time and resources efficiently

Communication:  Creates an atmosphere in which timely and high quality information flows smoothly both up and down the organization, inside the organization; encourages open expression of ideas and opinions. Excellent communication, presentation and relationship skills, especially the ability to articulate advanced technical topics and build consensus among business and technical constituents

Required Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree is preferred, or equivalent combination of education, training and experience  
  • 2+ years leading BI report design and development in Power BI or equivalent BI tools
  • 5+ years of relevant experience
  • Strong knowledge and experience of data, BI/analytics, reporting platforms and data visualization techniques and tools.
  • Experience in Manufacturing or Distribution Industry with knowledge of key KPIs & business processes
  • Experience with the Agile Methodology
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience working in a medium to large organization
  • Able to work flexible hours as required by business priorities
  • Limited travel may be required

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in Advanced Analytics: Optimization, ML and/or Predictive Analytics
  • Experience with modern data/BI architectures

Note: This position is on-site and does not offer remote work arrangements; H1-B sponsorship or transfer is not available for this position. 

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We are an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer M/F/V/D
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.



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