Job ID 2019-12419

Insight and Analytics Technical Engineer

US-IL-CHICAGO

Information Technology

222 MERCHANDISE MART PLZ # 575 CHICAGO, IL 60654-1103

Full-time

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The Insights and Analytics Technical Engineer will help set the technical strategy and enable GFS’ migration to an “insight-driven organization.” in an advanced analytics environment.  This team will translate advanced analytics problems into technical approaches that yield actionable recommendations across multiple, diverse domains.

 

 


Position Summary:

Contributes to establishing the technical strategy enabling GFS’ migration to an “insight-driven organization” and an advanced analytics environment.  As a team member you will work to translate advanced analytics challenges into technical approaches yielding actionable recommendations across multiple, diverse domains.

 

Works within the Insights and Analytics Technology team to collaborate with IT, Finance, and other business professionals to execute strategies in support of the Gordon Food Service vision, business objectives, and overall mission.

 

In this position, you will:

  • Help define the technical strategy and direction for the advanced analytics environment at GFS, including tools, techniques, processes, artificial intelligence, and machine learning.
  • Collaborate with others inside and outside of IT to rapidly architect, design, prototype, and implement technical architectures to deliver insightful solutions.
  • Translate advanced business analytics problems into technical solutions that yield actionable recommendations across multiple, diverse domains.
  • Work with other IT team members to determine priorities and resolve resource constraints
  • Work in a high-performing team setting focused on results and relationships within and outside of the team.

 

Our ideal candidate will differentiate themselves with:

  • At least 3 years of experience in technical design, development, and delivery of advanced analytics technical environments.
  • Experience in advanced qualitative and quantitative data mining and analytics, including dynamic analysis and data warehousing
  • Knowledge of innovative processes and tools, including Machine learning / artificial intelligence platforms and  Robotics Process Automation (RPA) tools.
  • Experience in data management solutions (e.g. GCP, MicroStrategy, IBM Data Stage, SAP Data Services, Snowflake Cloud, AWS, IBM Netezza)
  • Bachelor degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Advanced Analytics, Statistics, or related field is required
  • Master’s in Computer Science, Information Technology, Advanced Analytics, Statistics, or related field is preferred
  • Experience in and real-time analytics tools, including Business Intelligence and dashboards
  • Knowledge of data governance, expectations and leading practices.
  • Knowledge of industry, functional trends, and capability to develop and implement solutions.
  • Advanced knowledge of analytics technology vendors and existing systems platforms.

 

 

  • In lieu of the specified education and experience requirements, a proven capability to perform the essential functions of the job, as demonstrated by an equivalent combination of education, training and/or relevant work experience may be considered.

 

 

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Gordon Food Service values our customers and understands that their success is largely dependent upon their workforce. To demonstrate our commitment to our partnership, we will require any candidate who works for a Gordon Food Service customer to provide a letter of support from their management if they are selected for the interview process.

Gordon Food Service is an equal opportunity employer.

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