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Big Data Business Systems Analyst

Seeking professionals with 5-8 years of quantitative experience within the financial service industry, risk management, academic research, for work on dynamic client engagements.

Major Oak ConsultingCompany: Major Oak Consulting
Location: New Providence, NJ

About the Employer and the Job
Major Oak Consulting (, a Management Consulting firm headquartered in New Jersey, is built on a foundation of integrity and doing what is best for the client. We deliver world class strategy, process transformation, change management, performance management and project/program management services to clients ranging from Fortune 100 to emerging growth organizations.

We are currently seeking professionals with 5 - 8 years of quantitative experience within the financial service industry, risk management, academic research, or another comparable area for work on dynamic client engagements. The applicant should be creative and have strong interpersonal, analytical, and problem-solving skills.

We are seeking candidates interested in full time employment with Major Oak. If you are interested in this position, please email to

or send letter to
Major Oak Consulting, LLC,
65 South Street, 2nd Floor,
New Providence, NJ 07974

and describe your qualifications, attach a current resume, your most recent compensation, and current availability.


  • Quantitative data analysis and translation of data/statistics into tangible business decisions using data modeling and statistical analysis tools and methods
  • Developing business requirements for data analysis and reporting
  • Selecting, sampling, and/or summarizing data from a big dataset to a size manageable for further analysis
  • Access and effectively summarize quantitative data in warehouse environments
  • Integrating data from multiple systems, and/or external sources
  • Deliver valuable insights through predictive analytics of large data sources
  • Liaising between actuarial business organization and supporting IT groups to develop business parameters and requirements
  • Monitoring program/project baselines to ensure activities are occurring as planned - scope, budget and schedule

Demonstrated Knowledge & Skills:

  • Advanced analytical problem solving skills
  • Experience with large quantitative data sets and the manipulation of data
  • Experience with specific analysis tools (SAS, MS Access, etc.)
  • Ability to quickly combine and evaluate both structured and unstructured data
  • Background in quantitative analysis, statistics, data mining, and predictive modeling
  • Extensive knowledge of relational and non-relational database tools
  • Strong written and verbal interpersonal, relationship and communication skills - ability to interact with all levels of management
  • Understanding of end-to-end IT life cycle (pipeline, resource, demand, project delivery, financial)
  • Strong organization/time management skills
  • Attention to detail and perseverance to completion
  • Advanced level Microsoft Project, PowerPoint, Visio, Excel skills

Required Background and Experience:

  • College Degree required
  • Experience in financial services or large insurance organizations required
  • Experience with large quantitative data sets required
  • M.S., M.A., or M.B.A graduate level degree preferred
  • Previous external consulting experience preferred
  • Actuarial experience a plus
  • Experience with IT projects a plus
  • Project Management Training/Certification such as PMI's Project Management Professional (PMP) a plus

Compensation: Competitive compensation based on skills and experience.

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