Business System & Data Analyst

Cupertino, CA 95014
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Posted: Jun 2, 2021

Weekly Hours: 40

Role Number:200252548

We seek an individual experienced in business analysis to drive the requirements and execution of our global ini...Summary


Posted: Jun 2, 2021

Weekly Hours: 40

Role Number:200252548

We seek an individual experienced in business analysis to drive the requirements and execution of our global initiatives in support of a worldwide business development and strategy team. The candidate will be working with cross-functional teams to define, build and roll-out innovative technology and business processes.

The ideal candidate will be organized and reactive to the challenges of a fast-moving environment with ability to handle ambiguity and create structure. This person will have solid experience with technology and strong intuition for business, with the ability to evaluate, analyze, influence and collaborate across all levels of the organization. They must have a proven track record of excelling in business analysis, supply chain, project management, and change management.

We work in a startup atmosphere where individuals take ownership and have significant impact on the final product. In this role, you will envision, develop and maintain tools that streamline processes and scale by partnering with internal partners to identify and address key needs.

Key Qualifications

  • 5-7+ years of experience in a Business system data analyst role.
  • Experience in Business Analysis in the Business Intelligence space, demonstrating increasing levels of responsibility which include the ability to discover and translate ambiguous business requirements into analytical insights
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, written and verbal, to all levels of an organization, with the ability to filter and distill relevant information for the right audience
  • Self-motivated and proactive with demonstrated critical thinking and ability to solve problems creatively
  • Experience in directing people (lead, delegate, motivate) and key operational processes
  • Strong facilitation skills (requirement sessions; design meetings; progress and status meetings) with the ability to drive technical design discussions with engineers and proposing simple, creative solutions to complex problems
  • Ability to assimilate and learn complex processes in a changing and dynamic work environment on a steep learning curve
  • Good understanding of Finance and Business Intelligence concepts to drive issue resolution
  • Hands-on experience with SQL, Business Objects, Tableau, Essbase or other analytic tools with an drive to learn and discover new technologies, Scripting knowledge in Python/Shell is preferred
  • Familiarity with database modeling and data warehousing principles with relational or MPP databases or cloud BI technologies such as Postgres/Oracle/Teradata/Data Lake/Dremio
  • Experience in Finance, Accounting, Operations, Management Consulting, or other high-performance organizations desirable
  • Critical thinking and creative problem solving
  • Proven experience using Agile or Kanban development methodology


We are looking for an individual who has the right mix of technical and project management skills to successfully refine and deliver critical initiatives in a fast-paced environment. This person will have a proven track record of delivering complex and innovative projects that meet and exceed business requirements on time and within budget.

Represent the business in all requirements, solution design, and project delivery conversations

Present the business "view" showcasing knowledge of business strategy and values/impacts

Act as a liaison between the business and technical engineering & data science teams to meet the data needs of the business, translating business needs into analytical requirements and also building long lasting relationships with both parties.

See opportunities and act as a bridge between different projects

Clarify needs with business users/groups

Develop and maintain clear business requirements

Analyze business data and requirements to propose and to design solutions in collaboration with Architect,

Developer, and Product Owner

Immersive exploration of Apple's finance datasets, applying various data discovery & modeling methodologies

while working cross functional with different data owners and analysts

Proactively communicate data methodology and results to a diverse set of partners

Partner with data science and engineering team to meet the data needs of the business, translating business needs into analytical requirements

Ability to work in an agile team with a 'hands-on' approach

Create user stories

Clarify and validates user stories, as needed, to the business

Clarify and validates user stories, as needed, to Developers to enable effort estimation

Work closely with the Project Manager to align on scope, priorities, and quality of project delivery

Conducts QA testing; develops use cases and test cases for UAT and BAT

Some international travel may be required.

Education & Experience

BS or MS in a Business /Engineering/ Computer Science field (with quantitative emphasis)

Additional Requirements

  • The ideal candidate for the position will have extensive experience working within global companies with a strong global mentality and a solid understanding of cultural differences. Given the nature of the role, the ability to work independently when managing multiple priorities in an unstructured, global and virtual environment is essential. The successful candidate will have a proven track record of working well with all levels of leadership and an ability to actively engage partnerss and customers to ensure that projects are delivered according to expectations on time and within budget.
  • Finance and Supply Chain Management experience preferred.

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