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IBM Microsoft Advanced Analytics Consultant in Los Angeles, California


As an IBM consultant, you directly help clients transform their business and solve complex problems. You will analyze, define, configure, implement, test and support projects that deliver customized solutions using your knowledge of Microsoft. You are a valued team member, serving as a liaison between IBM and our clients to deliver outstanding results.

Your Role and Responsibilities

IBM GBS Enterprise Applications is seeking keen-minded Microsoft Analytics Consulting Specialists. In this job role, you'll use your expertise to provide best-in-class analytics based business solutions to help clients achieve their business objectives. Roles and responsibilities include participating in all aspects of the implementation. This role will have emphasis on client facing skills including defining and analyzing business requirements and working with customers to educate on analytics in business. Successful candidates will have experience with data mining, data modeling, process modeling, and a keen insight for translating requirements into a robust design enabling the configuring and customizing of Microsoft based Analytics and Cognitive solutions.  

Successful candidates will demonstrate the following capabilities: 

•Lead and deliver complex high quality solutions to clients in response to varying business requirements

•Lead and educate a project team on an Analytics Software Implementation/Development Lifecycle

•Evangelize PowerBI, Cortana Intelligence Suite, Analytics Platform System (APS)

•Familiarity with moving clients to Office 365 and Azure Active Directory Integration

•Educate clients on SQL Server 2014+ Analytics features and capabilities

•Be a trusted advisor to client personnel and organizations, including executive management

•Show excellent diplomacy skills with executive management

•Capability and responsibility to define and select tools, processes, priorities and resources necessary to manage, analyze, design and implement Microsoft practice directives

•Utilize high level analytical ability and creativity to analyze complex/new situations, anticipate potential problems and future trends, assess opportunities, impacts and risks while developing and implementing plans and producing solutions to client problems

•Deliver and develop PowerBI(Cloud and Desktop), SQL Server Analytics Platform Solutions and other Microsoft BI products (SSIS and SSRS)

•Previous depth with implementing custom applications in .NET / SQL Server environment pot .NET 3.5

•Utilize and lead workshops to assist clients in implementing Analytics solutions

•Lead teams using an agile methodology and deliver Analytics Implementations 


Required Technical and Professional Expertise

• At least 5 years experience in configuration and development of Sql Server Analysis Services, SSRS, SSI 

• At least 5 years experience in SQL Server infrastructure optimization 

• At least 3 years experience in PowerBI or Analytics Platform System (APS) 

• At least 5 years experience in extending Analytics solutions with other Microsoft technologies and tools such as custom development SharePoint solutions,, VB, .Net, C#, javascript 

• At least 4 years experience in application development of .NET / SQL Server business solutions 

• At least 3 years experience in Azure applications 

• At least 2 years experience in Azure Active Directory integration 

• At least 3 years experience in Office 365 integration 

• Any Microsoft SQL Server Certification 

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

• At least 8 years experience in configuration and development of PowerBI or Analytics Platform System (APS) 

• At least 8 years experience in SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS) or SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS) 

• At least 8 years experience in extending Analytics solutions with other Microsoft technologies 

• At least 1 year experience in PowerBI, APS, SSIS or SSRS 

• At least 1 year experience in Azure Machine learning 

• At least 1 year experience with regression analysis and statistical modelling in Microsoft 

• At least 1 year experience with R based programming in any Microsoft supported language 

• Experience with migrating from Tableau, QlikView, IBM SPSS, Cognos to other Analytics/BI Platform 

• Masters in statistics heavy degree plan 

• Microsoft Certifications

About Business Unit

IBM Services is a team of business, strategy and technology consultants that design, build, and run foundational systems and services that is the backbone of the world's economy. IBM Services partners with the world's leading companies in over 170 countries to build smarter business by reimagining and reinventing through technology, with its outcome-focused methodologies, industry-leading portfolio and world class research and operations expertise leading to results-driven innovation and enduring excellence.

Your Life @ IBM

What matters to you when you’re looking for your next career challenge?

Maybe you want to get involved in work that really changes the world? What about somewhere with incredible and diverse career and development opportunities – where you can truly discover your passion? Are you looking for a culture of openness, collaboration and trust – where everyone has a voice? What about all of these? If so, then IBM could be your next career challenge. Join us, not to do something better, but to attempt things you never thought possible.

Impact. Inclusion. Infinite Experiences. Do your best work ever.

About IBM


Health Insurance. Paid time off. Corporate Holidays. Sick leave. Family planning. Financial Guidance. Competitive 401K. Training and Learning. We continue to expand our benefits and programs, offering some of the best support, guidance and coverage for a diverse employee population.




Our goal is to be essential to the world, which starts with our people. Company wide we kicked off an internal talent strategy program called Go Organic. At our core, we are committed to believing and investing in our workforce through:

•Skill development: helping our employees grow their foundational skills

•Finding the dream job at IBM: navigating our company with the potential for many careers by channeling an employee’s strengths and career aspirations

•Diversity of people: Diversity of thought driving collective innovation


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Location Statement

For additional information about location requirements, please discuss with the recruiter following submission of your application.

Being You @ IBM

IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.