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Business Technology Analyst (Los Angeles area, CA)

ZS is a professional services firm that works side by side with companies to help develop and deliver products that drive customer value and company results. From R&D to portfolio strategy, customer insights, marketing and sales strategy, operations and technology, we leverage our deep industry expertise and leading-edge analytics to create solutions that work in the real world. Our most valuable asset is our people—a fact that’s reflected in our values-driven organization in which new perspectives are integral and new ideas are celebrated. ZSers are passionately committed to helping companies and their customers thrive in industries ranging from healthcare and life sciences, to high-tech, financial services, travel and transportation, and beyond.

Business Technology Analyst – Big Data

ZS's Business Technology group helps companies define and execute their technology strategy by designing, building and operating their business intelligence (BI), cloud, data management, dashboard and analytics capabilities. Team members strategize, design and build custom IT solutions to improve our clients’ commercial effectiveness.

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’s 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.

ZS' Business Technology group is seeking a Business Technology Analyst to join a fast-paced team focused on designing and implementing distributed data processing systems using cutting-edge innovative solutions and cloud based Big Data technologies. This position will be working across multiple client engagements, assisting internal initiatives with an organization-wide impact, adding value to IT and business alike.
Responsibilities:

  • Develop new technology solutions and applications across multiple client engagements as well internal ZS initiatives, under the guidance of senior business technology analysts.
  • Collaborate and work with other developers, technology analysts and client stakeholders to optimize the company’s data systems and solution architecture.
  • Build the infrastructure for ETL processes (data extraction, transformation, and loading) for a variety of data sources using Big Data and Cloud technologies such as Hadoop stack, python Spark, Hue, AWS EMR, Amazon RedShift etc.
  • Assist in designing and implementing innovative solutions to client use cases, as part of a larger team.
  • Code processes for data transformations and quality control.
  • Develop/deploy data visualizations and user interface to facilitate business analysis and reporting.
  • Support documentation of the solution requirements, design and implementation.
  • Assist in development of project outputs such as solution architecture and design, proof of concepts, orchestration procedures, security architecture, test cases, and deployment plan

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Management Information Systems, Engineering, Statistics, or Mathematics with a record of academic success
  • Proficiency in Python / Java / R / SQL / Unix shell scripting or similar programming language
  • Good understanding / working knowledge of Database management concepts (Oracle/mysql)
  • Internship experience in the areas of big data or cloud solutions such as scripting and programming, data analysis, statistical analysis, artificial intelligence or machine learning
  • Experience in working with large data sets and distributed computing tools (Spark, Hive, Amazon Redshift etc.) is a plus
  • Ability to work within a virtual global team environment and contribute to the overall timely delivery of multiple projects
  • Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment
  • Flexible and adaptable
  • Passion for learning new technologies
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills with ability to articulate results and issues to internal and client teams
  • Ability to learn quickly with good work ethic, maturity and personal initiative
  • Attention to detail, with a methodical approach to work
  • Build Strong Partnerships – Demonstrate integrity and build trust with others. 
  • Self-discipline for planning and organizing tasks, and time management skills with the ability to adjust to changing priorities in a fast-paced environment

 

ZS is a global consulting firm; fluency in English is required, additional fluency in at least one European or Asian language is desirable. 
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 offers a competitive compensation package with salary and bonus incentives, complete medical/dental/life insurance programs and retirement savings benefits. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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Nearest Major Market: Los Angeles