Senior Data Analyst – Product & Component Operations

  • Full Time
  • Bangalore
  • Posted 1 month ago

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Who You’ll Work With

You’ll be part of the Product Operations “Business Intelligence” team and will be working with the product operation partners, IT & multi-functional teams (within and outside the Supply chain)
What You’ll Do:

Product & Component Operations central Business Intelligence (BI) team provides solutions to complex data problems using BI and AI/ML techniques and collaborates across supply chain functions. We are looking for an “Inspiring leader” who drives our vision and BI transformation using an out-of-the-box approach.

As a Senior Data Analyst, you will work closely with the business and BU verticals teams to understand their needs, assess the impact on business processes, tools, and data, and ensure successful implementation.

You will also develop intuitive, advanced analytics and actionable insights to enable business stakeholders and transformation leads to eliminate operational bottlenecks, improve process efficiency, and achieve positive business outcomes. You will analyze the requirements and design, define, and implement end-to-end advanced BI solutions that meet the business requirements. You’ll utilize the latest BI visualization technologies/platforms and methodologies.

This role also involves understanding Supply Chain business operations problems and challenges, developing new strategies for acquiring, analyzing, modeling, and storing data, leading in data collection and data pipelining, cleaning/processing/transforming data sets, applying AI/ML models, highlighting insights, etc., and leading technical discussions and project implementation related to supply chain transformation areas.

You will partner with business team members (architects, GPOs, BU verticals, and other supply chain functions) to design new business capabilities, help drive data and analytics projects to completion, and define system technical use cases and architecture specifications that align with business requirements or needs.

You’ve got a solid background as a Senior BI Solution Lead, Architect, Data Analyst, or similar role. You have an In-depth understanding of BI tools and database structure /principles. You have Experience gathering and analyzing system requirements.
Who you are

You are a candidate with a passion for data. You are highly organized, a strong verbal and written communicator, flexible, and able to work independently to figure out steps for meeting stated goals on time.

Bachelor’s degree in computer science, information management, Statistics, Mathematics, or equivalent with experience in data modeling and/ or evaluating key performance indicators and operational success metrics.
Has 6+ years of experience in leading D&A solutions for Business Operations.
Demonstrable experience as a data analyst or in a similar role.
Develop architectural strategies for data modeling, design, and implementation to meet stated requirements for metadata management, operational data stores, and ‘Extract Transform Load’ environments.
Experience reviewing existing data architectures to determine overall effectiveness and compliance with original objectives and develop comprehensive strategies for improvement.
Expert in designing relational databases to support business enterprise applications and physical data modeling according to project requirements for data acquisition and security as well as customer-defined results.
Collaborate with internal and external personnel, including system architects, software developers, database administrators, design analysts, and information modeling experts, to determine project requirements and capabilities and strategize development and implementation timelines.
Experience designing and developing advanced analytics/dashboards / KPIs / Metrics to enable data-driven decision-making for business stakeholders.

Technical Skills/Knowledge required:

Minimum Requirements

Excellent knowledge of visualization tools like Power BI, ThoughtSpot, and Tableau.
Ability to write robust, clean, and efficient code in Python, R & SQL
Experience managing Google Cloud Platform (GCP) or AWS
Expert in platforms/applications like Snowflake, SQL, Oracle, and other database modeling and management tools
Solid understanding of web frame development using React, Streamlit or Flask
Proficient in data analysis, data exploration, data wrangling, and data validation
Experience with data warehousing and data integration tools.

Added advantage

Google Cloud Certified Professional (Data Engineer, Cloud Architect)
Proficiency in wrapping ML models into APIs and deploying them on the cloud; Google Cloud Platform experience (GCP).
Deep knowledge of math, probability, statistics, and algorithms
Proficiency with machine learning frameworks and libraries (like scikit-learn)
Ability to define and construct a full pipeline for ML/AI solutions: idea generation, use case definition/feasibility/proof of concept, dataset creation/processing/cleaning, feature engineering, model building/enhancement/selection/tuning, production deployment

Why Cisco?

#WeAreCisco. We are all unique, but collectively we bring our talents to work as a team, to develop innovative technology and power a more inclusive, digital future for everyone. How do we do it? Well, for starters – with people like you!

Nearly every internet connection around the world touches Cisco. We’re the Internet’s optimists. Our technology makes sure the data traveling at light speed across connections does so securely, yet it’s not what we make but what we make happen which marks us out. We’re helping those who work in the health service to connect with patients and each other; schools, colleges, and universities to teach in even the most challenging of times. We’re helping businesses of all shapes and sizes to connect with their employees and customers in new ways, providing people with access to the digital skills they need and connecting the most remote parts of the world – whether through 5G, or otherwise.

We tackle whatever challenges come our way. We have each other’s backs, we recognize our accomplishments, and we grow together. We celebrate and support one another – from big and small things in life to big career moments. And giving back is in our DNA (we get 10 days off each year to do just that).

We know that powering an inclusive future starts with us. Because without diversity and a dedication to equality, there is no moving forward. Our 30 Inclusive Communities, that bring people together around commonalities or passions, are leading the way. Together we’re committed to learning, listening, caring for our communities, whilst supporting the most vulnerable with a collective effort to make this world a better place either with technology, or through our actions.

So, you have colorful hair? Don’t care. Tattoos? Show off your ink. Like polka dots? That’s cool. Pop culture geek? Many of us are. Passion for technology and world changing? Be you, with us! #WeAreCisco
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