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Chicago, IL Full Time Posted by: Ernst & Young Capital Advisors, LLC Posted: Tuesday, 2 March 2021

Transaction Strategy and Execution - Analytics team works on the most complex and high-profile global transactions, across a broad portfolio of clients and industry sectors. We advise CFO's of Fortune 500 companies as they undertake complex mergers, acquisitions, and divestitures. We are a group of highly experienced professionals with a background in M&A, Finance, and Strategy who are serial transaction advisers, which enables us to bring a wealth of deep sector and functional knowledge to our clients. As a team, we develop integration strategies, prepare and execute separation and integration plans, identify ideas and sources of value enhancement, as well as advise on risk mitigation and the successful change of operations, functions and people. You will join one of the fastest growing practices and in the industry where you will find plenty of opportunities for your professional growth and development.

As a senior member on the team, you will be a vital member of the team managing and executing operational focused projects. Youll execute and manage projects across all sectors, supporting our client service team in developing and executing strategies for transactions. Part of your role will also involve developing analytical toolsets across a range of different type of engagements, including pre-deal (eg operational and carve-out planning) and post-deal (eg integration planning, tracking). Having a commercial mind-set is key to this role.

To be success in this role, an individual will need to be proficient in the following areas:

  • Create and maintain optimal data pipeline architecture
  • Assemble large, complex data sets that meet functional/non-functional business requirements
  • Identify, design, and implement internal process improvements: automating manual processes, optimizing data delivery, re-designing infrastructure for greater scalability, etc.
  • Build the infrastructure required for optimal extraction, transformation, and loading of data from a wide variety of data sources using SQL
  • Build analytics tools that utilize the data pipeline to provide actionable insights into customer acquisition, operational efficiency and other key business performance metrics
  • Work with stakeholders including the Executive, Product, Data Science teams to assist with data-related technical issues and support their data infrastructure needs
  • Keep our data separated and secure across national boundaries through multiple data centers and Azure regions
  • Create data tools for analytics and data scientist team members that assist them in building and optimizing our product into an innovative industry leader
  • Work with data and analytics experts to strive for greater functionality in our data systems

Your key responsibilities

In support of engagement teams, this role will lead a team responsible for developing and implementing protocols that comply with established policies, procedures and standards of the specified functional area of the technology operation. Writes code and scripts that provide desired functionality to the system solutions, typically for large, complex or leading-edge data science applications, products and programs. Develops, codes, tests, debugs, and documents applications systems to achieve the objectives of the client group relative to identified system needs. Works closely with Data Scientists and business SMEs on producing the state-of-the-art software which will facilitate Strategy and Transactions pre-sales.

  • Works on complex data science projects, and leverages knowledge of applications development methodologies, hardware characteristics, and other technologies to produce comprehensive solutions, within the agreed quality, service commitment levels, schedules and budgets.
  • Actively involved in the daily operational activities that generally impact important components/processes of the technology function, including but not limited to writing code and scripts that provide desired functionality to the web-based software, typically for large, complex or leading-edge sites, products and programs.
  • Contributes to software design
  • Evaluates compatibility of programs with existing communications hardware and software.
  • Develops protocols to support established standards.
  • Anticipates and prevents problems and roadblocks before they occur.
  • Gathers and updates necessary information and communicates to appropriate parties.
  • Coordinates cross-functionally to accomplish assigned tasks.
  • Mentors less experienced members of the team.

To qualify for the role, you must have

  • A bachelor's degree in Business, Accounting, Finance, Engineering, Computer Science, or Analytics and 5 years of related work experience; or a graduate degree and approximately 3 years of related work experience.
  • Experience in application development and maintenance.
  • Advanced working SQL knowledge and experience working with relational databases, query authoring (SQL) as well as working familiarity with a variety of databases. (Postgres, Teradata, Netezza, SQL Server etc.).
  • End2end Software development experience.
  • Experience building and optimizing big data' data pipelines, architectures and data sets
  • Experience performing root cause analysis on internal and external data and processes to answer specific business questions and identify opportunities for improvement.
  • Strong analytic skills related to working with unstructured datasets.
  • Build processes supporting data transformation, data structures, metadata, dependency and workload management.
  • A successful history of manipulating, processing and extracting value from large disconnected datasets.
  • Working knowledge of message queuing, stream processing, and highly scalable big data' data stores.
  • Strong project management and organizational skills.
  • Experience supporting and working with cross-functional teams in a dynamic environment.
  • Experience with object-oriented/object function Scripting languages: Python, Java, C++, Scala, Linux.
  • Strong experience knowledge of SQL and NoSQL databases, stored procedure knowledge, including Postgres, MongoDB, HBase etc.
  • Experience with Cloud technologies, Azure SQL server, CosmoDB etc.
  • Skillsets in Spring Boots, Spring MVC Framework, API/Microservices, Angular/React Framework.

Ideally, you'll also have

  • Experience gained within another consulting services organization.
  • Established networking skills in a relevant industry.
  • Strong communication and problem-solving skills.

What we look for

We're interested in talented professionals with the ability to visualize our clients' goals and think creatively to facilitate them - often in politically charged environments. If you have an entrepreneurial spirit, and a genuine passion for taking on new challenges, this role is for you.

Chicago, IL, United States of America
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3/2/2021 5:30:53 PM

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