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Business Technology Analyst (All Other US Universities)

Welcome students! (Dec 2018 / 2019 grads)

 

ZS is the world's largest consulting firm focused exclusively on improving business performance through sales and marketing consulting solutions, from customer insights and strategy to analytics, operations and technology. Together, we design and implement strategies that lead to greater market share, more competitive operations and increased use of today's latest technologies. From our worldwide offices, ZS professionals draw on deep industry and domain expertise to deliver impact where it matters for clients. We are particularly known for our expertise in the pharmaceutical and health care sectors, yet work across a range of industries.

ZS' Business Technology group focuses on strategizing, designing and building marketing and sales technology solutions to improve commercial effectiveness. The types of solutions include enterprise information management, reporting, analytics, CRM/SFA and business process automation enablement.  We provide a complete spectrum of business technology solutions, from strategy and roadmap definition to full implementation and on-going operations. Our team possesses deep expertise in leading analytic, business intelligence, CRM and system integration technologies, which we apply in a pragmatic fashion to create and deliver optimal architecture and implementation solutions. 

 

The Solution Delivery team implements technology based solutions in the areas of business intelligence, analytics, information management, reporting and mobility. In addition, this team configures ZS' proprietary software used to streamline business processes for commercial groups at client organizations. This team takes overall ownership of the delivery of the technical solution leading the design and development phases and collaborating with other teams for business requirements and system testing.

 

BUSINESS TECHNOLOGY ANALYST

Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with developers, senior technology analysts and client stakeholders in conceptualizing and development of new technology solutions and applications
  • Analyze and assess existing business systems and procedures
  • Assist in the definition, development, and documentation of development team’s objectives, deliverables, and specifications on a project-by-project basis in collaboration with internal team members
  • Assist development phase during implementation of world-class technology solutions to solve business problems across one or more client engagements
  • Guide and assist in development of project outputs such as business case development, solution vision and design, user requirements, solution mockup, prototypes, and technical architecture, test cases, and deployment plan
  • Apply appropriate development methodologies (e.g. agile, waterfall) and best practices (e.g. mid-development client reviews, embedded QA procedures, unit testing) to ensure successful and timely completion
  • Collaborate with other team members (involved in the requirements gathering, testing, roll-out and operations phases) to ensure seamless transitions

Qualificiations:

  • Bachelor's degree with specialization in Computer Science, MIS, IT or other computer related disciplines preferred
  • Relevant consulting industry experience (1-3 years) working on small/medium-scale technology solution delivery engagements preferred
  • Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment
  • Knowledge of RDBMS and SQL fundamentals
  • Experience with in on premise and cloud based database management technologies such as Big Data, Oracle, Teradata etc.
  • Experience in programming languages such as Java and Python to support database management
  • Experience in business intelligence and visualization technologies such as Spotfire, Tableau, and HTML5/JS
  • Experience with Cloud Architecture and Development is a plus
  • Ability to work within a virtual global team environment and contribute to the overall timely delivery of multiple projects
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills with ability to articulate results and issues to internal and client teams
  • Willingness to travel to other global offices as needed to work with client or other internal project teams.

ZS is a global consulting firm; English fluency is required, additional fluency in at least one European or Asian language is highly desired.
Candidates must possess work authorization for their intended country of employment.  An on-line application, including a cover letter expressing interest and a full set of transcripts (official or unofficial), is required to be considered.
ZS Associates offers a competitive compensation package with salary and bonus incentives, complete medical/dental/life insurance programs and retirement benefits. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

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