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From: Tracy Kennedy
Date: 26 Apr 2007
Subject: Santa Ana, CA: Business Intelligence Analyst at Ingram Micro

Join the world’s largest technology distributor in an exciting position as a Senior Business Intelligence Data Mining Analyst!

SUMMARY The Business Intelligence Analyst is responsible for developing data mining/business intelligence analytics to generate knowledge and data insight about Ingram Micro’s customers, vendors, products and operations. Other responsibilities include database and data mining platform maintenance, extensive SQL programming and analytical report generation.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
Data Mining (statistical modeling)

  • Creation and implementation of statistical predictive models including such algorithms as neural networks, decision tress, regression, clustering, association etc
  • Build and implement custom build algorithms
  • Research and stay current with the latest data mining trends/algorithms
  • Documentation of models and procedures
  • Generation of knowledge and insight about Ingram Micro’s customers, vendors, products and operations
  • Creation of Power Point reports for delivery to Ingram's Vendor partners
  • Assist in the creation of Vendor marketing programs for analytical studies
Database Maintenance and Development
  • Be sufficient in various database packages (IBM DB2, MS SQL, Oracle) and database programming languages (SQL etc)
  • Proficient in the technical understanding of database administration
  • Manipulate and process large amounts of data from thousands of sources and multiple servers
  • Ability to troubleshoot and work with Ingram/ACS DBAs to resolve issues
Assist in the deployment of knowledge out to constituents.
  • Get data insight delivered to those who require it, when and where they need to, in a way that they can use the information to make decisions or drive business.
Interface with internal departments to gather needs and requirements for data analysis with supervision of Manager and senior team members.
  • Data synergy among Ingram's various different departments
ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS
Education: BS or MS/PHD degree with emphasis on quantitative analysis (i.e. statistics, econometrics, mathematical modeling, data mining, computer sciences) required OR 4 years’ related external experience OR 2 years’ related Ingram Micro experience .

Experience: Minimum of 3-4 years experience in analysis of large data sets, focused on mathematical modeling, statistical modeling or data mining. Expertise in major data mining platforms and applications (i.e. IBM Intelligent Miner, SAS Enterprise Miner); experience using major statistical analysis packages (i.e. SPSS, SAS Stats); strong working knowledge of relational databases and database management (i.e. DB2, MS SQL Server); advanced skills in MS Excel, MS Access, SQL. Basic knowledge of commonly used marketing principles and techniques.

Minimum kinds of knowledge, skills and abilities required to do this job:

  • Knowledge of major data mining platforms and applications (i.e. IBM Intelligent Miner, SAS Enterprise Miner, Clementine); experience using major statistical analysis packages (i.e. SPSS, SAS Stats); strong working knowledge of relational databases and database management (i.e. DB2, MS SQL Server); advanced skills in MS Excel, MS Access, SQL
  • Skill in: Working with data in a highly analytic environment; working with data in a cross platform environment; excellent computer application skills and an expert in MS Excel, Access, and SQL; movement and manipulation of data in a server environment.
  • Ability to: Work in a cross functional environment, experiment in new areas of knowledge management, communicate effectively, drive analysis projects to completion under deadlines, and understand the appropriate use of data.
WHO IS INGRAM MICRO?
Ingram Micro Inc. is the world's largest technology distributor and a leading technology sales, marketing and logistics company. With world headquarters in Santa Ana, California, Ingram Micro achieved 2005 annual sales of over $28 billion and ranked 72nd on the 2006 Fortune 500 listing. Since its inception in 1979, Ingram Micro has connected technology solution providers with vendors worldwide, identifying markets and technologies that shape the IT industry. The company offers a broad array of solutions and services to nearly 165,000 resellers including Fry’s, CDW, and Amazon.com by distributing and marketing over 120,000 IT products worldwide from nearly 1,400 suppliers including HP, Cisco and IBM. Ingram Micro has operations in 35 countries serving over 100 countries, and is the only global IT distributor with operations in Asia.

HOW THE INDUSTRY REGARDS INGRAM MICRO:

  • Recognized as 'Distributor of Choice' and 'Most Important Distributor' by CRN’s Fast Growth 100 Solution Providers
  • Recognized as 'The Most Important Distributor’ in 2006 by VARBusiness 500
  • Recognized by Computer Reseller News as No. 1 'Preferred Broadline Distributor’ in 2006 Sourcing study
Contact:
Please send a cover letter and resume to Tracy Kennedy, TK Consulting via email: tracy@tkhrod.com

Candidates will be contacted if we wish to interview and will be notified when the position is filled.

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