KDnuggets Home » Jobs » Pricing Solutions: Sr. Analytics Consultant – Pricing Analytics ( 17:n26 )

Pricing Solutions: Sr. Analytics Consultant – Pricing Analytics


Reporting to the Director of Research and Analytics at Pricing Solutions, the SENIOR ANALYTICS CONSULTANT will be supporting our project teams on an ad hoc basis with work in database management, data analytics and modelling.



Company: Pricing SolutionsPricing Solutions
Location: Toronto, Canada
Web: www.pricingsolutions.com
Position: Sr. Analytics Consultant - Pricing Analytics

_Contact_:
Email mcullen@pricingsolutions.com.

Pricing Solutions Ltd. (www.pricingsolutions.com) is a consulting firm focused on helping its clients achieve a world class proficiency in Pricing. The company, established in 1993, distinguishes itself with its ability to develop effective pricing strategies to optimize profits and market share and its commitment to follow projects through to implementation.

PSL serves a wide range of clients in both B2C and B2B environments throughout North America and Europe from offices in Toronto, Boston, Dallas, London, Singapore and Mexico City. PSL provides complete end to end coverage of pricing issues through our offerings.

Reporting to the Director of Research and Analytics at Pricing Solutions, the SENIOR ANALYTICS CONSULTANT will be supporting our project teams on an ad hoc basis with work in database management, data analytics and modelling.

 

Job Description

 
Technical Tasks:

  • Execute the data modeling & analysis phase of our projects
    • Prepare data prior to the analysis (ETL, data audit and cleansing)
    • Execute the preliminary exploration of the data
    • Build and run the statistical model (regression, tree, cluster, etc.) used in each project
    • Develop key business insights out of the analysis
  • Design, develop and maintain pricing tools to be used by our clients
    • Examples of tools include, but are not limited to, pricing simulators based on real-life transactional data and statistical modeling
  • Support the analytical needs of PSL’s other teams on an ad hoc basis

Other Tasks:

  • Work closely with the Director of Research and Analytics to understand the technical and non-technical requirements of each project, from the framing of business questions at hand to the delivery of the final recommendations
  • Participate in internal project meetings
  • Participate in client meetings on an ad hoc basis

 

Qualifications

 
Minimum requirements:

  • Master’s degree in Marketing Science, Economics, Econometrics, Operations Research, Business, Statistics, with a strong academic record from a top tier university
  • Minimum 5-7 years of experience in analytics, preferably in a consulting role, including 3-5 years of experience managing analytics projects
  • Project Management skills with experience working on large projects
  • Expert level skills using statistical modeling (regressions, decision trees, clustering, etc.) to solve business problems
  • Expert level skills in R (preferably) and/or Stata
  • Expert level skills in Excel, including advanced VBA programming
  • Working knowledge of ETL processes and best practices
  • Ready to start work, and able to work legally in Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • Driver’s License and ability to travel to the USA without a Visa
  • Fluency in English. Other languages would be an asset

Nice to have

  • Familiarity with Data Visualization tools (Tableau, QlikView, etc.)
  • Familiarity with relational database management tools (SQL Server, Oracle, MySQL, etc.)
  • Familiarity with cloud computing, especially Amazon Web Services
  • Familiarity with Java and/or Python
  • Familiarity with web programming (HTML, CSS, Javascript)
  • Familiarity with Shiny

Soft Skills:

  • Highly Organized and Client-Oriented
  • Able to manage multiple projects and communicate timelines, status, and meet timelines
  • Able to balance smaller assignments and requests with larger projects
  • Able to organize and maintain version control
  • Strong interest in the consulting industry and profession

This is a contract position to support our project teams on an ad hoc basis. Only candidates with the adequate level of experience will be considered.

Interested candidates please send your resume to Mary Cullen, Office Administrator.  

Email: mcullen@pricingsolutions.com