Business Analytics Specialist at Microsoft

Business Analytics Specialist Details

Feb. 1, 2019, 1:02 a.m.
Business Programs & Operations
Individual Contributor
Issaquah, WA
Portfolio Strategy team Microsoft Services GTM
Bring your passion and expertise to Microsoft Services GTM and Portfolio Strategy team and help our customers digitally transform their business through innovative solutions. Microsoft Services' mission is to enable the success of our customer's digital business transformation by leading with market making solutions based on the Microsoft cloud platform. We bring the deepest expertise of Microsoft solutions-from strategic planning, to offer development, to deployment and support-that help our customers innovate to strategic advantage in their respective industries. The GTM and Portfolio Strategy team , within Microsoft Services , plays a critical role in defining the business strategy, industry solutions and go-to-market initiatives that will drive growth and increase Microsoft's share of wallet with our customers. As a Solutions Strategy and Planning Analyst , you will have an opportunity to influence the growth of a multibillion-dollar business that is transforming how we engage with

We are looking for a highly analytical person with proven track record in translating business problems to an analytical problem and back and influencing strategy. Responsibilities will include - Lead analytical projects in support of the Portfolio strategy Bring data driven approach to answer key questions around Portfolio as a lever for reducing cost of sale, accelerating deals, and improving our win rate Drive the RoB around portfolio reporting to stakeholders Bring an outside in approach, connecting market research data with internal Microsoft perspective Break down and decompose the business
3+ years demonstrated success in business analysis, strategy or market research Experience or exhibited ability to gain business acumen Ability to make a hypothesis, test with data, and translate into a solution with insights Strong familiarity with Power BI, Tableau, Advanced Microsoft Office skills (Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote) Knowledge of various data systems such as SQL, excel based analysis, R/Python highly desirable Self-starter with ability to manage multiple deadlines and projects at one time with high quality output Attention to detail, highly organized, with an absolute focus on quality
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