Business Analytics & Optimization (BAO) consulting opportunities for Advanced Degree candidates
IBM Global Business Services (GBS) is looking for people who have the skills, creativity and passion to help us take on some of the world’s toughest and most rewarding problems. A smarter planet needs agile, intelligent, innovative, and broad-minded leaders. We are looking for candidates like you with a strong base of technical skills and experience working with data analytics to join our Business Analytics and Optimization (BAO) Team.
BAO Career Opportunities
We offer exceptional consulting opportunities to work with some of the best and the brightest. Business Analytics & Optimization Consultants (BAO) consultants work as members of engagement teams, often at client sites to bring value to our clients, combining sophisticated analytics with market-leading global solutions, deep industry insight & business consulting expertise. Our practice consists of the following areas:
Advanced Analytics - Optimization (AAO) - Responsible for successful delivery of BAO Advanced Analytics solutions and services in a client consulting environment; experience in optimization (linear, mixed integer, constraint programming), simulation, and/or predictive analytics using AAO tools, such as ILOG CPLEX, SAS or SPSS. Define key business problems to be solved; formulate mathematical approaches and gather data to solve those problems, develop, analyze/draw conclusions, test solutions and present to client. Enhance performance by applying advanced mathematical modeling, simulation, data analytics and optimization techniques.
Big Data - Provide business insights to IBM clients through innovative solutions and services for both structured and unstructured data. If your expertise is working with structured data; apply methods, techniques & technologies that address data architecture, extraction, transformation, movement, storage, integration and governance of data. If your expertise is working with unstructured data; ability to apply semantic correlation, ontology and text analytics techniques and systems to analyze non-structured data and identify critical insights for overall business analytics across various domains.
Business Intelligence - Performance Management (BIPM) - Develop Business Intelligence and/or Performance Management reporting solutions for IBM clients using Cognos to translate business and IT requirements into process or technical solutions (i.e. forecasts/plans/metrics) and improve insight/decision-making for clients to gain a competitive advantage. Work with clients to determine functional report requirements, write functional specifications based on user specifications, develop reports, customize and test reports using reporting tools; collecting requirements to use to design, build, test and develop reports, score cards and dashboards.
What we look for
MS, MBA-MS, or PhD degree and ability to travel up to 75% to work at client site (Monday-Friday). Willingness to reside within 50 miles or less to one of the following cities: Atlanta, GA; Boston, MA; Charlotte, NC; Chicago, IL; Cincinnati, OH; Columbus, OH; Cleveland, OH; Dallas, TX; Denver, CO; Detroit, MI; Houston, TX; Kansas City, MO; Miami, FL; Minneapolis, MN; New York, NY and surrounding areas; Philadelphia, PA; Washington, DC and surrounding areas. Extremely limited opportunities available in San Jose,CA.
Graduate degree with concentrations in the following but not limited to: Predictive or Business Analytics; Computer Science; Computer Information Sciences and Technology; Computer or Management Information Systems; Information Technology; Applied Mathematics; and Applied Statistics