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Analyst - Technical Consulting

2019 Chicago Analyst Profile

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Slalom Analyst – Chicago Office

Slalom Consulting is seeking talented, experienced early career professionals (0-3 years experience) interested in developing in the consulting industry. We are looking for voracious learners to partner with our amazing colleagues and deliver high quality solutions to top Chicago businesses.

General Qualifications

        Bachelor’s degree

        Strong verbal and written communication skills to deliver your message to varied audiences

        Strong organizational skills and the ability to manage a vast array of information

        Strong analytical and interpersonal communication skills

        Rigorous and logical problem-solving approach

        Adaptable self-starter who can create structure in ambiguous environments

        Highly self-motivated and able to work independently as well as in a team environment


Analyst Role Description

        Liaise between business and technical teams to drive effective, timely solutions that fulfill strategic and operational needs

        Analyze business needs through requirements gathering sessions

        Lead meetings, track + manage action items, and provide project status reporting to management

        Proactively identify risks, and drive action to mitigate and resolve issues

        Assist with testing scenarios and validate test results

     Prepare and deliver client presentations and deliverables


Technical Analyst

Role Description

        Collaborate with clients and internal teams to analyze, design, & deliver innovative solutions for a wide variety of business topics and industries

        Work closely with both IT and business clients, to best align business needs with technical capability/ feasibility

        Perform technical analysis to determine present and future business performance

        Conduct and participate in client white-boarding sessions, workshops, design sessions, and project meetings as needed, playing a key role in client relations

        Produce deliverables using various software tools covering traditional as well as modern technologies

        Produce documentation to aid both business and IT users and administrators of the software and database platforms related to the solutions produced



Additional Qualifications

        Strong SQL skills

        Understanding of AGILE project approaches and methodologies

        Familiarity with multiple programming environments and tools (e.g. Java, C#, JavaScript)

        Knowledge of relational and dimensional database structures, theories, principles, and practices

        Strong aptitude for learning new technologies and analytics techniques

        Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related field or demonstrated experience working in this space

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