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BA Open Position-Bay Area 


Hello, i hope everyone is having a prosperous new year. Below i have attached a copy of a job opening with a highly regarded  software/internet developing company just south of San Francisco. Please contact me if you or any colleauges you have are interested in this great opportunity.  
Business Analyst
The Professional Services Department is focused on delivering all aspects of  the company's breakthrough solution to its customers. Members of the Professional Services team work together in a project based environment that has a significant consultative sales component to ensure that customers receive full benefits from our solution. All members of the team must acquire an in-depth understanding of company's products and services and be effective in interacting with other parts of the organization including Product Management, Operations and Engineering.
The ideal candidate will have a very strong quantitative and analytical background that will include expertise with MS Excel and MS PowerPoint. Ability to use MS Access as well as some level of programming experience that ideally includes a statistical package would be a plus. In addition, the candidate must have excellent written and oral communications skills to assist in turning sophisticated analyses into persuasive customer ready documents. The ideal candidate must also be detail oriented, organized and reliable. He or she must be able to handle multiple priorities, be very flexible and work well with others with minimum supervision in a fast paced, dynamic environment. With the exception of those working out of corporate headquarters, most Business Analysts will work remotely and utilize a home based office.

A strong performer in the Analyst role can be expected to grow into the Senior Analyst role and assist in managing and developing other new analysts. In addition, opportunities to take on project management and customer-facing activities will be given the individual that demonstrates customer handling skills.
Primary Responsibilities:
Assist in all client development activities including:
  • Develop product category structures to enable accurate demand modeling
  • Assist in creating client presentations including sales, project status, and results meetings
  • Become fully knowledgeable of company's solution and become fully independent in creating scenarios and delivering accurate analyses
  • Assist in resolution of any data issues relating to our modeling efforts
  • Develop sophisticated and persuasive analyses from client data to support sales efforts and develop strong client relationships
  • Assist in profiling and prioritizing new market opportunities
Assist in a variety of other project based work that supports Professional Services ability to sell clients on the value of the company and ensures our ability to deliver value to world-class retailers and manufacturers.  Project work may include:
  • Assist in development and delivery of training materials to clients on company's solutions
  • Ensure the funneling of client feedback into the new product development process
  • Help turn breakthrough retailing analyses into industry leading white papers
Required Experience:
  • Demonstrated analytical skills and great comfort with handling vast quantities of data and summarizing meaningful insights
  • Facility with Microsoft products (Excel, PowerPoint, and Access) with experience a statistical application a strong plus
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills with evidence of managing client interaction in a business environment a plus
  • Fanatical attention to detail
  • Demonstrated high energy, an ability to deliver under tight deadlines, and an ability to work well in team environments
  • Demonstrated initiative in an unstructured environment
  • Willingness to travel frequently to customer sites to perform duties
Required Education:
  • College graduate with 1 to 2 years work experience

Jordan Sobel| Sr. Technical Recruiter  | QuantumTechnicalSolutions | (818) 591-9366 ext 102/ email - [email protected]Hello, below you will


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