Consultant, Advanced Analytics


He/She will be expected to deliver an analytics engagement at client location. While we provide some guidance during the first quarter, he/she is expected to pick up to the pace of the project and deliver all the stuff independently post that. Work typically includes

  • Regular client meetings
  • Brainstorming & Problem solving
  • Designing methodology and Solutioning
  • Hypothesis testing
  • Advanced analysis
  • Creating models, solutions & compelling visualizations

Apart from the above Consultant should look into sustainability & scalability of solutions. The consultant will collaboratively work along with senior engagement managers & lead a team of analysts and data scientists across the globe.

Position expectations in detail:

  • Solve business problems & develop business solution:  Use problem solving methodologies to propose creative solutions to solve business problem. Recommend design and develop state-of-the-art data driven analysis using statistical & advanced analytics methodologies to solve business problems. Develop models & recommend insights. Form hypothesis and run experiments to gain empirical insights and validate hypothesis.   Identify and eliminate possible obstacles and identify alternative creative solution.
  • Ability to communicate analytical solution efficiently: Ensure that the proposed solution is aligning with business need and is communicated in the same tone.
  • Project management:  Lead the client engagement independently once ramped up with the help of team across globe. Execute end to end client engagements. Ensure regular client updates & meetings, stakeholder management, any failure or risk analysis of the project, data sources, tracking execution & success metrics is done effectively & efficiently.
  • Client relationship management: Build deep client relationship, network & be a thought partner. Anticipate business problems & deliver par excellence.
  • Sales support & account growth: Actively focus on opportunities to grow the client along with the senior engagement manager. Provide collaterals for the sales team by preparing case studies of the work done
  • Firm building: Contribute to firm growth by participating and conducting training sessions. Also, participate in other activities which make Fractal an employer of choice.
  • Coaching & grooming: Coach & groom the team on gaining knowledge & skills on first principles of analytics techniques, problem solving, project management, client relationship management & team work skills. Conduct regular reviews with team members.

Skills & Qualifications:

Must have

  • Over all experience of 2 to 4 years with at least 2 to 3 years of hands on experience in running data analytics projects
  • Expertise in SQL & R/PYTHON & advanced analytics/Statistics Techniques such as generalized linear model, boosting algorithms, ANOVA, CART, ensemble techniques, Bayesian etc.
  • Knowledge of any one visualization tool such as Power BI, Shiny R or equivalent
  • Problem solving, Project management, communication skills & Creative thinking
  • High learning orientation & agility
  • Attention to detail
  • Experience in processing and handling large data sets
  • Ability to think on his/her feet and engage with both the business and analytical community
  • Ability to adapt with ambiguity in cross functional environment

Good to have

  • Experience with Impala, Azure ML and Anaconda
  • Graduate in Computer Science, Mathematics, Operational research, Information Science, Engineering, Statistics. (MS or MBA preferred)
  • Certification in analytical courses showcasing knowledge gain (Preferred)