5 days old

Enterprise Strategic Analytics - Business Analyst

Bedford, MA
Why choose between doing meaningful work and having a fulfilling life? At MITRE, you can have both. That's because MITRE people are committed to tackling our nation's toughest challengesand we're committed to the long-term well-being of our employees. MITRE is different from most technology companies. We are a not-for-profit corporation chartered to work for the public interest, with no commercial conflicts to influence what we do. The R&D centers we operate for the government create lasting impact in fields as diverse as cybersecurity, healthcare, aviation, defense, and enterprise transformation. We're making a difference every dayworking for a safer, healthier, and more secure nation and world. Our workplace reflects our values. We offer competitive benefits, exceptional professional development opportunities, and a culture of innovation that embraces diversity, inclusion, flexibility, collaboration, and career growth. If this sounds like the choice you want to make, then choose MITREand make a difference with us.
MITRE's Enterprise Strategic Analytics (ESA) department was chartered as the corporate go-to organization to answer our most difficult management questions. We provide advanced and predictive analytic solutions and situational awareness for executive leadership. Our staff collaborate across the company to elicit needs, shape solutions, and deliver sustainable products that support strategic decisions. We are a team of hands-on practitioners with technical, domain, and consulting skills. By fusing data from multiple domains, we create the linkages and insights necessary to answer complex business questions. By applying leading analytic practices and statistically sound methods we ensure our work is robust and quality. By iterating with our stakeholders and developing usable visualizations we deliver relevant and timely business insights. By bringing our best in partnership, we position MITRE and its corporate operations for success in delivering work in the public interest.

Key Functions

  • Macro-understanding of business operations and priorities and the ability to articulate them effectively through summary analysis and representative mathematical and analytic models
  • Demonstrate a strong sense of ownership and act in an independent, confident, creative, flexible and consultative manner
  • Ability to synthesize business objectives, processes, and tools to formulate hypotheses and test conclusions to determine appropriate solutions
  • Apply statistical and analytic rigor to problem definition, data gathering and preparation, data analysis and modeling, and results validation and visualization

Job Responsibilities

  • Support ESA in major strategic initiatives across the company including building business cases, financial dashboards and modeling, cost and benefit tracking, and helping drive these initiatives from an enterprise point of view
  • Support various strategic operational activities in the finance domain and across related corporate operations domains (e.g., HR, IT, facilities) including long-range strategic/business planning, resource planning, finance roadmap, and preparing executive level presentations
  • Identify, design and implement strategies to resolve performance gaps and operational processes to optimize for value creation
  • Partner with groups across the organization to facilitate requirements gathering, process improvement, and tool adoption
  • Evaluate and advise on the financial and other implications of alternative business decisions to inform decision makers

Required Qualifications

  • Possess strong quantitative data analysis, problem solving, framework development, and analytical modeling skills with the ability to develop/analyze business cases
  • Self-starter and problem solver, able to scope an undefined problem and drive it to completion
  • Strong foundation of corporate finance and operations concepts
  • Experience working across multiple functions (e.g., operations, IT) and business units
  • Continuous improvement mentality with the capacity to drive change
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint skills
  • Data preparation, analysis, and modeling skills including exposure to statistical (e.g., correlation, hypothesis testing, sensitivity analysis), natural language processing and machine learning methods as well as common tools (e.g., SQL, R, Python, Tableau, @Risk)
  • Highly developed written and oral communication skills
  • Bachelor's degree in business, engineering, statistics or math


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