Sr. Data Analytics Consultant-Ivantage

Northbrook, Illinois
Not Specified
Jan 11, 2019
Mar 12, 2019
Product Manager
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Job Description

The Data Analytics team provides information analysis and support at multiple levels of detail to improve the quality, integrity and consistency of all the vendor-provided data that Ivantage relies upon to run its business. The team will ultimately help Ivantage use data more effectively to gain competitive advantages and gather business intelligence for others within Ivantage to optimize business results.

The Data Analytics Sr. Consultant II is responsible for supporting major databases, as well as improving data quality and reliability, and leveraging data analysis to optimize business results. The role will also recommend forward-looking improvements and enhancements that will support Ivantages business goals. The role will consult regularly with Ivantage leaders and team members to discuss data quality, data and analytic needs and information intelligence.

Key Responsibilities

  • Use technical expertise to create and manipulate data sets that enable both the team and Ivantage business partners to explore, understand, and analyze the data
  • Understand the drivers of business results and use large datasets to investigate and answer business questions, proposes custom solutions for analyzing and solving these problems
  • Communicate complex ideas and findings clearly and concisely to a broad audience and ensures understanding of technical matters by non-technical executive decision makers
  • Collaborate with others to improve the effectiveness of business decisions and lead projects independently
  • Able to analyze ambiguous problems as well as consider implications of decisions and recommendations
  • Understand the business problems and propose custom solutions for analyzing and solving these problems as well as potential implications
  • Oversee change management of existing reports and data sets as new requirements and data availability matures.
  • Invent new and creative approaches to solving business problems and demonstrate out of the box thinking
  • Provide thought leadership on analytical topics and technical training to less tenured team members and business partners


  • Degree in a quantitative field such as statistics, mathematics, computer science, economics, finance
  • Demonstrated analytic agility and intellectual curiosity
  • Ability to analyze and interpret moderate concepts and ambiguous problems
  • Ability to provide written and oral interpretation of highly specialized terms and data, and ability to present this data to others with different levels of expertise
  • Experience in managing and manipulating large, complex datasets as well as incorporating moderately complex techniques
  • Intermediate to advanced knowledge of SQL and statistical software such as SAS or R
  • Experience using visualization tools such as Tableau
  • Intermediate experience with Cloudera Hadoop or UNIX
  • Understanding of the Insurance or brokerage industry a plus

The candidate(s) offered this position will be required to submit to a background investigation, which includes a drug screen.

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