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Lead Analyst, Business Intelligence

Company: XPO Logistics
Location: Ann Arbor
Posted on: May 11, 2022

Job Description:

Solutions driven success. XPO is a top ten global provider of transportation services, with a highly integrated network of people, technology and physical assets. At XPO Logistics, we look for employees who like a challenge and can communicate effectively in all situations. We want to leverage your skills and years of experience to drive positive results while ensuring a bright future for yourself and XPO. If you're looking for a growth opportunity, join us at XPO. Employee may sit in Ann Arbor, MI, Charlotte, NC, or Portland, OR.As the Lead Analyst, Business Intelligence, you'll be responsible for providing technical leadership for solution design & architecture of analytics-based tools with thourough understanding of available and emerging technologies, in support of strategic initiatives and ongoing business processes for XPO Logistics. You will lead projects, allocate and manage resources to develop solutions that leverage and expand upon the company Business Intelligence (BI) platform, with deliverables ranging from description and diagnostic reporting to predictive and prescriptive decision automation. If you're excited about the challenge of working for a dynamic global company, we have an opportunity for you to grow with XPO. Pay, benefits and more.We are eager to attract the best, so we offer competitive compensation and a generous benefits package, including full health insurance (medical, dental and vision), 401(k), life insurance, disability and the opportunity to participate in a company incentive plan. What you'll do on a typical day:

  • Lead BI Strategy and analytics roadmap to drive end-to-end architecture while adopting emerging technologies & platforms with solution designs that leverage statistical approaches, machine learning, and related disciplines to deepen our understanding of the business drivers and achieve strategic objectives
  • Engage with stakeholders across the organization to align priorities, communicate solution design tradeoffs and recommendations, and build and execute development plans
  • Lead projects, allocate and influence resources to implement solutions while continuously improving technical design patterns, workflows, and tools—defining and enforcing standards when necessary to sustain the platform's effectiveness and sustainable, and experimenting with and promoting adoption of new tools and approaches when appropriate
  • Identify, lead, and deliver efforts to build reports, visualizations, and dashboards using BI tools and practices through the use of industry standard tools, libraries, and approaches
  • Design user interfaces, tool screens, and end user workflows to maximize understandability of information, ease of use, and alignment with XPO aesthetic and usability standardsWhat you need to succeed at XPO:At a minimum, you'll need:
    • Bachelor's degree or equivalent related work or military experience
    • 4 years of experience in BI and data analytics
    • Experience analyzing large, complex multidimensional datasets with data querying languages (SQL), BI tools (MicroStrategy, PowerBI, Tableau, etc.), programming languages (Python, Java, Scala, etc.), and statistical/mathematical software (R, Weka, SAS, Matlab)
    • Experience working with both structured and unstructured data, and Hadoop or similar technologies, to recognize patterns within data and generate insights/deliver value; familiarity with streaming analytics using tools such as Spark, Kafka, Storm, etc., and cloud services like AWS, Azure Cloud, etc.
    • Experience with machine learning, such as k-nearest neighbors, random forests, ensemble methods and their corresponding implementation packages in R (Caret, RandomForest, Rweka, etc.), and Python (SciKit-Learn, TensorFlow, Keras, NLTK, etc.) It'd be great if you also have:
      • MBA or master's degree in Mathematics, Engineering, Computer Science or a related field
      • R/Python certifications; Certified Business Intelligence Professional from TDWI
      • 5 years of hands-on experience delivering BI and data analytics solutions that involve statistical modeling or machine learning, along with the use of associated R/Python libraries and tooling, which emphasize effective design and usability for end users
      • Knowledge of Oracle OTMBe part of something big. #PIQ We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, disability, veteran or other protected status. All applicants who receive a conditional offer of employment may be required to take and pass a pre-employment drug test.
        The above statements are not an exhaustive list of all required responsibilities, duties and skills for this job classification.
        Review XPO's candidate privacy statement here.

Keywords: XPO Logistics, Ann Arbor , Lead Analyst, Business Intelligence, Professions , Ann Arbor, Michigan

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