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Lead Business Intelligence Consultant

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Date: Jul 11, 2019

Location: Hoffman Estates, IL, US, 60169

Company: CDK

Job Description

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With more than $2 billion in revenues, CDK Global is a leading global provider of integrated information technology and digital marketing solutions to the automotive retail and adjacent industries. Focused on enabling end-to-end automotive commerce, CDK provides solutions to dealers in more than 100 countries around the world, serving approximately 28,000 retail locations and most automotive manufacturers.   CDK Global solutions automate and integrate critical processes from pre-sale targeted advertising to the sale, financing, insurance, parts supply, repair and maintenance of vehicles, with an increasing focus on utilizing data analytics and predictive intelligence.   


We’re large enough to make a difference but small enough for your voice to be heard. This means that we are an organization where every person matters. You can make an impact on the success of our business and that of our customers regardless of what career you decide to pursue.


From data scientists to sales and client service experts, we’re hiring to support your growth and ours - Green light your career.  

Position Summary


The Lead Business Intelligence Consultant, collaborates across the organization to influence strategic decision-making by sharing data and analytics with business and industry expertise while effectively communicating operational and key performance metrics to stakeholders. This role architects innovative solutions, provides accurate reporting and insightful analysis through our Enterprise Data Warehouse and other data tools. 

Position Responsibilities & Essential functions

  • Extracts data to be manipulated, merged, and analyzed to reports, graphs, dashboards, and other outputs to ultimately reveal performance business/products for internal users and external audiences
  • Develops timely, innovative, and objective analysis which leads to fact-based solutions for strategic business issues
  • Strategically aligns BIG data, metrics, and technical solutions to build integrated product for business insights and action
  • Collaborates with team members and stakeholders to gather and understand data requests and requirements
  • Maintains an understanding of general business drivers and trends and understand the link between analysis and business impact
  • Acts as SME on relevant data sources to answer particular sets of questions and ensuring data integrity
  • Responsible for advanced data analysis and develops statistical models and insights against emerging business needs
  • Utilizes online analytical processing (OLAP)
  • Builds & maintains integrated forecasting models and variance analysis
  • Implements tools and frameworks for automating report generation, identification of data-quality issues, and data-governance
  • Evaluates ongoing analytic and insight needs from stakeholders and implement digital dashboards and reporting to empower the organization and guide business decisions
  • SME for Enterprise Data Warehouses
  • Responsible for data mining, discovery, cleansing, and modeling
  • Analyzes quantative and qualitative data
  • Creates, designs, standardizes, and automates advance to complex reports on a weekly/monthly/quarterly cadence
  • Supports ad-hoc requests
  • Creates and maintains SOPs for the Business Intelligence team
  • Ability to manage a backlog, establish priorities, multi task, and work proactively and independently
  • Stays on top of industry trends and new methods to further advance the Business Intelligence Team
  • Leads, coaches, and mentors less experienced team members


Qualifications & Requirements

  • Bachelor degree in a related field
  • Minimum 5-8 years of prior experience
  • Strong data analytics and strong problem-solving skills
  • Expert-level skills in Microsoft Excel
  • Advanced skills with programming languages SQL, Python, R,
  • Advanced skills with COGNOS, Tableau, and Data blending tools.
  • Ability to analyze large volumes of raw data, package the data for further consumption, draw conclusions, and develop actionable recommendations
  • Self-starter, well organized, extremely detail-oriented and a highly collaborative team member
  • Strong business analytics acumen
  • History of balancing multiple priorities simultaneously with the ability to adapt to the changing needs of the business while meeting deadlines
  • Proven ability to identify areas of opportunity in existing processes and execute appropriate improvements
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to effectively interact with and present to all levels of the organization
  • Track record of building and maintaining strong working relationships
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office applications: Word, Outlook, and PowerPoint


Providing a work sample with you application is a plus

  • Master’s Degree in a related field
  • Strong Financial Accumen
  • Able to navigate an ETL


CDK Global knows you have passions outside of work.  You have family, friends, sporting events, and lots of things going on.   That’s why we offer a comprehensive benefits package to not only take care of you but your family as well.   All of our benefits are effective the first day of employment including 401K matching, paid time off to re-energize, donate your time to volunteer in your community, and tuition reimbursement to name a few.

At CDK, we pride ourselves on having a diverse workforce. We value and celebrate the uniqueness of individuals and the different perspectives they provide. We offer equal opportunity employment regardless of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability status, age, marital status, or protected veteran status.  

Nearest Major Market: Chicago

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