Business Analyst/ Sr Business Analyst

Location: Seattle, WA


Sr. Business Analyst/Business Analyst

Piraeus is looking for a Business Analyst to join our growing team of talented consultants.  If you aspire to use your analytical skills to provide strategic insights and deliver business solutions, we want to hear from you.   The ideal candidate has expert Excel skills, fluency in SQL, and a keen sense of turning data into information.  If you’re motivated to expand your talents by surrounding yourself with a team of expert developers, marketers, and business professionals passionate about the work they do, we would love to meet you in our downtown Seattle office.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Ÿ  Design Reporting & Dashboards to meet clients' data needs
  • Ÿ  Develop Excel front-end Reporting and Modeling from a database source
  • Ÿ  Project manage workflows
  • Ÿ  Offer strategic and technical insight to our clients
  • Ÿ  Gather reporting requirements from stakeholders
  • Ÿ  Light SQL development
  • Ÿ  Present findings from analysis and data mining
  • Ÿ  Help drive decision-making
  • Ÿ  Design, develop, and analyze business plans for complex problems 

SKILLS

  • Ÿ  Expert Excel skills (programming, data connections, pivot tables, dynamic modeling, etc.)
  • Ÿ  Intermediate SQL skills
  • Ÿ  An analytical mind
  • Ÿ  Excellent communication skills (written & verbal)
  • Ÿ  Strong analysis experience with ability to build
  • Ÿ  A positive attitude and an innate determination for customer satisfaction
  • Ÿ  Exceptional consultative and customer-facing skills
  • Ÿ  Project Management experience
  • Ÿ  Excellent collaborative skills
  • Ÿ  Work independently under limited supervision
  • Ÿ  Strong client services orientation

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor's Degree required, Masters or MBA strongly preferred, in business, finance, statistics, or computer    science
  •  3+ years of analysis or reporting experience (custom databases, dashboards, and reporting tools)
  • Consulting experience is a plus
  • Previous experience at Microsoft is a plus
  • A positive attitude and an innate determination for customer satisfaction

Workshop Consulting ™

Piraeus takes a unique approach to consulting. 
 
Our Experienced managers coordinate a culture of learning where work streams are accomplished by their appropriate skill level and employees are pushed to reach their potential.  While this arrangement is great for our employees and fosters skill building and career advancement, the benefit is as great for our clientele who get their business objectives met by assuring their current business problems are handled by the appropriate level of experience.

Management Consulting

At the core of Piraeus Consulting are 3 unique offerings to deliver improvements across all divisions of your company’s organization: Project Management, Business Analysis, and Development.    No matter the level of experience, every consultant is backed by their corresponding team’s dedication to best practices, professionalism, and expertise.  We take great pride identifying  clients’ underlying needs, answer unstated questions, and working  both individually and together to create solutions that expand our clients’ knowledge of their business and make them more effective in their roles.

Analyst Team

The Analysis team exemplifies the core of what Piraeus does as a company.  We consist of, and develop multifaceted consultants with talents encompassing Analysis, Database Development, and Project Management.  Our role at Piraeus is to lead in execution, operate in the frontline to accounts, and champion the Piraeus Workshop Model™ and all its offerings.


Company Description

Piraeus Consulting is an independently owned, employee driven, Management Consulting and Business Intelligence firm. Our guiding principle is client satisfaction, and our means is a fanatical dedication to fully comprehending our client's overarching business goals. While software, or reports, or product plans are common milestones in our projects, solutions are our deliverables.
 
We're currently at over sixty employees and growing, and our reputation is only as good as our last set of projects--we can't afford to have a project be anything less than resoundingly successful. We believe in "On Time". We believe in "On Budget". We believe that common sense is the rarest and most valuable form of genius and when Piraeus job postings say we want to hire the "smartest, most practical people the world has to offer" that's what we mean.
 
Piraeus Consulting is a fast paced environment of extraordinarily talented individuals and we were voted one of the top 50 companies to work for in Seattle five years in a row. If you think you can keep up, and have the stamina and discipline necessary to work with beta releases and tackle new platforms, we'll be excited to hear from you. www.piraeusconsulting.com
 
Additional Information
Compensation: annual salary D.O.E., full benefits, gym membership, bus pass, a great team of mentors
 
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. You may be required to move from location to location (client site) or travel between locations (client sites) depending upon the need of the company at any given time.  Piraeus Data cannot control the environment at client sites – sites will be different and the office environments will vary. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear and may be regularly required to sit, stand, walk, bend, climb stairs and lift objects of up to 25 lbs (i.e. your laptop bag or other relevant equipment).
 
Piraeus Data, LLC is an equal opportunity employer. Piraeus Data LLC does not discriminate in employment on account of race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, age, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, physical or mental disability, military status, or any other legally protected characteristic. All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines
 
To apply, please send a resume and cover letter. Please note: we will not be able to respond to every applicant and will not accept phone calls regarding this position.

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