• Business Intelligence Analyst

    Job Locations US-IL-Chicago
  • The Business Intelligence Analyst will collaborate with key stakeholders including EQ Office’s leadership team, Real Estate Tech and Corporate Finance departments and Revantage Corporate Services’ (a shared services provider serving Blackstone-owned real estate companies) Business Intelligence team to provide visual data, predictive analytics, thought leadership and insights in a digestible format that helps drive financial analysis and decision making.

    As the Business Intelligence Analyst, one is held accountable to, however not limited to, the following job functions:

    • Compile, assess, analyze many different forms and types of internal and external data sources to formulate views and drive insights relevant to the EQ executive leadership team and Corporate Finance.  This role is partly data optimization, partly process establishment, partly analysis and research, and partly stepping back to connect the dots to drive conclusions.
    • Work with Revantage Corporate Services’ new Business Intelligence team to optimize existing data sets and processes create or discover new data procurement and processing programs.
    • Liaison between Corporate Finance and Real Estate Tech efforts (including CRM initiatives).
    • Review and validate data as it is collected.
    • Oversee the deployment of data to the data warehouse.
    • Monitor analytics and metrics results.
    • Implement new data analysis methodologies.  Be a thought leader and entrepreneurial in establishing this new role and helping to identify needs and solutions.
    • Implement data visualization efforts (Tableau).
    • Review customer files to ensure integrity of data collection and utilization.
    • Perform data profiling to identify and understand anomalies.
    • Build reports, dashboards and ad hoc briefing materials.
    • Publish data quality issues to data stewards and track to resolution.

    REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Business Intelligence, Financial Engineering, Accounting Computer Science, Data Science or related field required
    • 1-2 years’ experience in a business intelligence role
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, ability to translate complex technical concepts and formulas in easy to understand business terms.
    • The ability to work independently, handle multiple projects and meet deadlines are all requirements for this position.
    • Tableau, SQL, Advanced Excel, 1 analysis toolkit (R, Python or SAS)
    • Experience with visual ETL tools (Alteryx, RapidMiner, Knime, etc.)
    • Intermediate statistical skills: linear regressions, anomaly detection, etc.
    • Work collaboratively.
    • Creative, entrepreneurial thinker.
    • Ability to adapt and quickly learn new things.

    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Master’s Degree in Business Administration, Business Analytics, or Data Science
    • Preferred skills: Python libraries such as Pandas, Numpy, Scipy, SKLearn; Train/Test model validation; Optimization techniques; Time series analysis
    • Experience analyzing unstructured geospatial data
    • Advanced custom visualization tools (e.g.  D3JS )
    • Consensus builder with collaborative approach possessing the ability to influence others without formal authority.
    • Exceptional leadership and supervisory potential.
    • Consensus builder with collaborative approach and able to learn on the fly.
    • Value an open, honest and transparent workplace and seek a curious, driven, professional capable of stretching her/himself and our team.
    • Remarkable organization and communication skills with an ability to work through complex issues with thoughtful solutions.
    • Manages self and others in an open honest and transparent manner.
    • Self-aware, self-secure, go getter, who knows the value of a team.
    • Act like an owner and have a passion for problem solving.
    • Works inclusively within a diverse team.
    • Actively builds and enables supportive relationships to create a successful, dynamic and fun team organization and culture. 
    • Helps mentor people and looks to be mentored.

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