Manager, Data Sciences and Advanced Analytics

VMware - Palo Alto, CA4.1

Full-timeEstimated: $130,000 - $160,000 a year
Business Summary:
VMware accelerates digital transformation through a software-defined approach to business and IT. The trusted platform provider of choice for more than 500,000 customers globally, VMware is the pioneer in virtualization and an innovator in cloud and business mobility. A proven leader, VMware allows customers to run, manage, connect and secure applications across clouds and devices in a common operating environment.

Our team of 20,000+ people working in 50+ locations worldwide is committed to building a community where great people want to work long term by living our values of passion, innovation, execution, teamwork, active learning and giving back. If you are ready to accelerate, innovate and lead, join us as we challenge constraints and problem solve for tomorrow today.

Job Role and Responsibilities:
As a team member of business analytics and information innovation center at VMware, lead data, business intelligence, and advanced analytics efforts to drive significant business value for SaaS Back Office Ops Programs:

Perform exploratory data analysis, analytical modeling, model technique identification, and data-driven decision support
Support SaaS Senior Program stakeholder teams on improving effectiveness and revenue contribution through analytic optimizations and strategic insights
Develop deep knowledge of VMware’s data assets, extract and prepare data for modeling from enterprise databases, using SQL and other tools, deriving and sharing insights from visualizations, correlations and other statistics with the greater analytics team.
Facilitate internal stakeholder engagement discussions on business and data requirements, recommend solutions, and work with team members for solutioning
Work across a variety of business intelligence, advanced analytics, and data sciences projects. Exposure to operations analytics, channel sales, and/or SaaS project management is a plus
Drive strategic ownership and guidance on business intelligence and analytics across all functions including internal stakeholders like IT, IIC, BTA and Project Management teams
Manage all phases of program to success, including initiation, planning, definition, design, development, testing and deployment cycles
Foresee, manage, and raise appropriate visibility to risks and issues; Drive resolution of any conflicts and escalate as needed to avoid roadblocks

Required Skills:
You would have exposure to BI, advanced analytics and data sciences in a leading firm for at least 5 years.
Technical experience in statistics, predictive modeling and other data sciences, as well as experience in developing data-sets and working with data science professionals to capture and articulate requirements in an agile fashion for project execution
Do you have the ability to manage senior stakeholders across teams?
Facilitate exposure to math modeling and analytical techniques for predictive analytics, classification and segmentation desirable.
Good exposure to reporting and data visualization tools like Tableau, BOBJ, etc.
Business knowledge of VMware products is added advantage
Exposure and working knowledge on SAP Hana preferred
Good presentation and summarization skills.
As a leader of project and program you should demonstrate structured thought process and problem-solving approach (Six Sigma certified preferred)
You should have worked in a global delivery model and enable high impact business and analytics solutions
Ability to identify and analyze problems using sound judgment and determine solutions to effectively resolve issues.
Good communication with stakeholders - must be a good team player with consultative skills.
Be a "trusted advisor" in the analytics and reporting space with our stakeholders across functions
Ability and motivation to work efficiently and productively in a multi-task environment daily, independently, and with minimal supervision
Work with analytics and business teams across geographies
Experience is consulting/business developments in analytics environment is added advantage
Ability to articulate business problems to data driven solutions
Exposure to Project/Program management with skills to handle risk and mitigation plans
Good written communication skills to facilitate effective writing of correspondence with internal and external customers.
Masters degree in business analytics or MBA strongly preferred, not required. Minimum 5+ years of experience working with teams across functions required. People management experience for 3+ years.

Preferred Skills:
Our team looks for individuals who embody our values of humility, compassion, collaboration above isolationism, respectfulness, integrity, and good-natured fun. Additionally we would like:

Do you have experience in Software, Cloud, or Infrastructure such as Compute, Network, Storage?
Six Sigma Certified preferred