Business Intelligence Analyst
Google - Mountain View, CA

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This position is based in Mountain View, CA.
The area: Finance

The name Google came from "googol,"Â a mathematical term for the number 1 followed by 100 zeros. And nobody at Google loves big numbers like the Finance team. Whether designing processes to support our global businesses, providing forward-thinking analysis or managing our day-to-day balance sheets, our seasoned accounting and finance pros create innovative solutions to a googol of challenges and keep our business on track.
The role: Business Intelligence Analyst

At Google, data drives all of our decision-making. Quantitative Analysts work all across the organization to help shape Google's business and technical strategies by processing, analyzing and interpreting huge data sets. Using analytical rigor and statistical methods, you mine through data to identify opportunities for Google and our clients to operate more efficiently, from enhancing advertising efficacy to network infrastructure optimization to studying user behavior. As an analyst, you do more than just crunch the numbers. You work with Engineers, Product Managers, Sales Associates and Marketing teams to adjust Google's practices according to your findings. Identifying the problem is only half the job; you also figure out the solution.

You are an active professional for the role of Business Intelligence Analyst, based in Mountain View. In this position you will work with high performing teams within Finance, Sales, Marketing, Product and Engineering. You will provide strategic, analytical and technical support in all business intelligence activities for Google’s growing display and partnerships businesses. You will use your business acumen and technical knowledge to develop and deliver Business Intelligence solutions for your internal customers and you will work with the business to understand their changing requirements. In addition, you will work with related product and engineering teams to provide strategic and tactical input to the development and maintenance of Google’s Business Intelligence infrastructure, including the Data Warehouse and reporting applications, as well as the development of your own prototype solutions. Our ideal candidate is a well-rounded top performer who can be a key contributor in a high energy growth environment. Your application should indicate that you are a performer with a wide variety of extracurricular interests and the desire to excel in everything you do. You should be a creative self starter with a combination of both strong business understanding and the technical ability to help develop solutions that meet rapidly evolving business needs. You will gain invaluable experience in this fast track role working in a dynamic environment.

Responsibilities:
Defining business requirements and developing appropriate business analysis and reporting applications for Google’s display and partnerships businesses.

Work closely with sales and operations management to understand their information needs and ensure the solutions we develop and deliver are an excellent fit to their evolving needs.

Develop reporting / tools using a range of desktop and commercial applications that provide a platform for decision making on a variety of business issues.

Work closely with product and engineering teams to help develop industrial grade applications and tools.

Contribute to the tactical and strategic development of Google’s BI Infrastructure including the Data Warehouse and reporting applications.

Minimum qualifications:
BA/BS, in lieu of degree, 4 years of relevant experience.

Preferred qualifications:
4 years of analytical work experience in high volume environments, software, internet, media, retail or telecom industries. Consulting experience a definite.

Distinctive research, problem solving and analytical skills, combined with strong business acumen.

Genuine excitement for analyzing large and complex data sets and converting them into the information which drives business decisions.

Strong database development and query knowledge including proficiency in SQL coding across standard relational environment (e.g., Oracle, Teradata, etc.).

Experience with front end reporting tools such as Tableau, QlikView, Microstrategy, Business Objects, Cognos, Oracle BI, and other industrial reporting and analysis platforms.

Should consistently deliver quality outputs in a high paced and dynamic environment with an ability to work to tight deadlines.

The Big Picture

Mountain View (Global HQ) office

Want to stop talking about changing the world and actually do it? At Google Mountain View, our global headquarters, we make products for hundreds of millions of users around the world that change the ways they create, share, communicate, collaborate and do business.

Location: Mountain View (Global HQ)

Finance

Create innovative solutions to a googol of challenges and keep our business on track.
Team: Finance

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