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IBM Global Business Services Entry Level Analytics Consultant - Commercial Sector

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Company: IBM

Location: NY

Date Posted: July 25, 2014

Source: IBM

IBM is now hiring Business Analytics Consultants. What will you do as an IBM Business Analytics Consultant?

As an Entry-Level Business Analytics Consultant, you will have the opportunity to join Consulting by Degrees - our world-class leadership and development program designed to provide the full-spectrum of structured training, development, and practical experience necessary to successfully launch and accelerate your career. You will contribute right away to top-tier clients in collaboration with smart people in a dynamic team environment. You will work on projects that help clients integrate strategy, process, technology and information to increase effectiveness, reduce costs and improve profit and shareholder value. You will have an opportunity to build a powerful portfolio of interesting and rewarding experiences. You can take advantage of opportunities to master new skills, work across different disciplines and move into new challenges…all at IBM, a company that is at the forefront of tackling the grand ...

IBM is now hiring Business Analytics Consultants. What will you do as an IBM Business Analytics Consultant?

As an Entry-Level Business Analytics Consultant, you will have the opportunity to join Consulting by Degrees - our world-class leadership and development program designed to provide the full-spectrum of structured training, development, and practical experience necessary to successfully launch and accelerate your career. You will contribute right away to top-tier clients in collaboration with smart people in a dynamic team environment. You will work on projects that help clients integrate strategy, process, technology and information to increase effectiveness, reduce costs and improve profit and shareholder value. You will have an opportunity to build a powerful portfolio of interesting and rewarding experiences. You can take advantage of opportunities to master new skills, work across different disciplines and move into new challenges…all at IBM, a company that is at the forefront of tackling the grand challenges that affect our society, such as climate change, energy production, traffic congestion and health care.

This Consulting by Degrees opportunity is specifically for the following core skill groups within Analytics:
GBS Advanced Analytics core skill group focuses on defining key business problems to be solved; formulating mathematical approaches and gathering data to solve those problems; developing, analyzing/drawing conclusions, test solutions and present to the client; and enhancing performance by applying advanced mathematical modeling, simulation, data analytics and optimization techniques. We are looking for students with a foundation in mathematics, statistics; experience working with algorithms, data analysis, operational research, simulation modeling or text mining; familiarity with such tools as SPSS, ILOG, CPLEX or SAS.

GBS Information Management Foundation core skill group focuses on providing business insights through innovative solutions and services. This core skill group focuses on both structured and unstructured data. Structured data, being the more traditional, focuses on the definition, design, implementation, and production support of core data warehousing, master data management, data integration applications and governance processes needed to provide the information for advanced analytics. In the non-structured data area, we focus on optimization of non-structured or non-relational data with improved search and semantics technologies. Big Data Analytics is looking for students with a strong foundation in data modeling, database fundamentals, basic business analysis, as well as unstructured data analysis combined with solid skills in Java or C++ development and a good understanding of working with Hadoop.

What do we look for in an Entry-level Business Analytics Consultant?
 Minimum 3.2 GPA, above 3.2 GPA strongly preferred
 In process of obtaining or have received a Bachelors or Masters degree in: Mathematics, Business Intelligence, Computer Science, Management Information Systems or Information Technology
 Demonstrated leadership and adaptability, with willingness to readily and voluntarily take ownership of highly challenging tasks and problems, even beyond initial scope of responsibility
 Thorough and analytical, with capability to apply logic to solve problems
 Ability to handle multiple tasks concurrently and meet deadlines, while maintaining focus despite conflicting demands
 Drive to overcome the most challenging or difficult obstacles and look for ways to improve results
 Initiative to actively seek new knowledge and improve skills
 Effective interpersonal skills with ability to collaborate and work effectively with individuals, strengthening relationships to achieve win-win solutions
 Ability to communicate complex situations clearly and simply by listening actively
 A passion for innovative ideas. (2252)

Required
* High School Diploma/GED
* Readiness to travel Up to 4 days a week (home on weekends-based on project requirements)
* English: Intermediate

Preferred
* Bachelor's Degree in Information Technology
* English : Fluent

Additional information
Must reside within a reasonable commuting distance (generally 50 miles or less) of one of the following cities: Atlanta (GA), Boston (MA), Chicago (IL), Columbus (OH), Houston (TX), New York (NY) and metro area, Philadelphia (PA), Washington (DC) and metro area. Extremely limited opportunities are available in San Jose (CA). To be an official applicant to IBM, you must submit a resume and online application. Resumes submitted remain active for six months.

IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.


Preferred
* Bachelor's Degree in Information Technology
* English : Fluent

Additional information
Must reside within a reasonable commuting distance (generally 50 miles or less) of one of the following cities: Atlanta (GA), Boston (MA), Chicago (IL), Columbus (OH), Houston (TX), New York (NY) and metro area, Philadelphia (PA), Washington (DC) and metro area. Extremely limited opportunities are available in San Jose (CA). To be an official applicant to IBM, you must submit a resume and online application. Resumes submitted remain active for six months.


Additional information
Must reside within a reasonable commuting distance (generally 50 miles or less) of one of the following cities: Atlanta (GA), Boston (MA), Chicago (IL), Columbus (OH), Houston (TX), New York (NY) and metro area, Philadelphia (PA), Washington (DC) and metro area. Extremely limited opportunities are available in San Jose (CA). To be an official applicant to IBM, you must submit a resume and online application. Resumes submitted remain active for six months.

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