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Principal Business Analyst

Chicago Or REMOTE, IL 60606

Posted: 10/26/2022 Category: Data Science Job Number: 282813-3_1 Salary: $125,000 - 140,000

Job Description

Smith Hanley Associates
Principal Analyst - REMOTE
Base salary $125,000 - 140,000
Contact: Nancy Darian, [email protected]

Well known company is seeking a Principal Analyst to provide business analysis and leadership support. In this hands on role, you will use your strong SQL and Excel skills to pull, structure and analyze data from multiple sources. You will present findings to business leaders and solve business challenges. You will also develop and present cost-benefit analysis to capture the financial impact of initiatives.

Qualifications of the Principal Analyst:

--Minimum 6 years of analytical experience in a business setting.
--Strong SQL and Excel skills.
--Ability to lead projects from start to finish and get tangible results.
--Experience mentoring others.
--Minimum bachelors degree in a quantitative field (mathematics, economics, predictive analytics, computer science, statistics or similar).
--Experience with SAS or R very useful but not necessary.

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Meet Your Recruiter

Nancy Darian
Executive Recruiter

Since 2005, Nancy has served as Executive Recruiter of Data Science and Analytics at Smith Hanley, partnering with clients in the Midwest, Mountain and South regions. “Through the years, it’s been gratifying to get repeat business as a trusted recruiter and also to cultivate new clients as well. I know that when employers contact me, they are looking for expertise in this niche space.” 

Prior to joining Smith Hanley, Nancy had 20+ years of industry experience at a transportation company and at General Electric. Nancy holds a BA in History from Northwestern and an MBA from Loyola University of Chicago. 


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