Cloud Business Analyst

| Chicago
Cloud Business Analyst
 
10th Magnitude is a technology services firm helping businesses achieve transformation through cloud technologies. We are market leaders in leveraging the power Microsoft Azure to accelerate innovation speed, operational agility and customer responsiveness for clients around the globe. As one of the top Microsoft Azure partners in the US we specialize in Azure Migration, Analytics, DevOps, Application Modernization, and Data Intelligence achieved through Azure-Enabled Infrastructure Automation. A member of the Microsoft Azure Partner Advisory Council and a Gold Cloud Platform Microsoft partner, 10th Magnitude is headquartered in Chicago and rapidly expanding across the US.
 
 
Job Description
 
Do you enjoy being a part of fun and challenging projects? Are you naturally a curious and confident person? If so, you may be a great fit as a Cloud Business Analyst at 10th Magnitude. In this role, you will work with the data that helps drive 10th Magnitude’s business as well as help customers derive business value out of their data driven assets. This role will directly support both our Business Development Managers to pursue new customer opportunities and our Cloud Solution Architect team to manifest technical pre-sales.
 
 
Responsibilities
  • Communication. The success of all relationships begins with the basis of great communication. The Cloud Business Analyst will be an excellent communicator, ensuring professionalism and establishing patterns of exemplary follow-up.
  • Documentation. A large part of the Cloud Business Analyst role is excellent technical documentation. 10th Magnitude documents are written based upon factual data and our expert recommendations.
  • Customer Facing. The Cloud Business Analyst is part of the pre-sales team who will face 10th Magnitudes customers before the engineering team engages with them. As such, the Cloud Business Analyst will be comfortable in group environments, with an ability to present well in front of customers. 
  • Attention to Detail. When reviewing data, documents and correspondence for 10 Magnitude and our customers, the Cloud Business Analyst will have a strong attention to detail.
  • Analytical / Logical mindset. Though this is a customer facing role, the Cloud Business Analyst will have an analytical mindset – enabling them to logically sort through business processes and decision trees to enable reason-based outcomes for our customers.
  • Passion for Learning. The Cloud Business Analyst will have an interest in learning the business (both for 10th Magnitude and our customers) and how it relates to technology.
  • Reporting. The Cloud Business Analyst will create reports based on data, displaying the derived facts or our best assumption at the facts based upon the data-sets available to us. Reports will be generated for 10th Magnitude customers as well as internal 10th Magnitude projects.
  • Lead Assessment Engagements. Using 10th Magnitude’s proprietary Cloud Readiness Assessment model, lead projects that help clients review their existing portfolio of applications, determine cloud compatibility, perform cost / benefit analysis and build application migration and modernization road maps. Note: we don’t expect all applicants to have the required experience to meet this responsibility upon hire. However, on-the-job training will be a part of the role and the Cloud Business Analyst is required to learn and grow in to these capabilities (including self-driven learning). 
  • Inspire Customers. Part of the role of the Cloud Business Analyst is to create energy within a project team, inspiring our customers to inspire
  • Agile Requirements Definition. Collaborate with clients to define requirements and translate them into user stories. Add vision to the project along the way.
  • Travel. 25%
Required Experience
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel (comfortable working with Pivot Tables)
  • Proficiency in Microsoft PowerPoint (ability to present to customers)
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word (Technical documentation and writing)
  • Beginner to intermediate experience with relational databases such as SQL or MySQL
  • Beginner to intermediate experience with Python or other data manipulation programming language
  • Exposure to cloud computing is a plus, though not required
  • Exposure to statistics and intermediate level mathematics (e.g. business math, pre-calculus, etc.)
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Technology we use

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    • Azure Languages
    • JIRAManagement

Location

20 N. Wacker Drive, Chicago, IL 60606

An Insider's view of 10th Magnitude

What’s the vibe like in the office?

Collaborative. Innovative. Friendly.

Ryan

Senior Automation Engineer

What projects are you most excited about?

I enjoy working on projects that are technically challenging to me, and that provide value for our clients. Being able to dig into new tech, figure it out, master it, then implement it in multiple different environments and seeing results in multiple environments is very satisfying professionally.

Chris

Senior Engineer

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

I started inside of a customer facing engagement management place and was successful there. I had also started to fill needs internally with process and operations. When a position became available I worked with my leadership to transiiton into that position full time. I'm super happy here.

Casey

Director, Consulting Operations

How do you make yourself accessible to the rest of the team?

Technology wise, we use Skype and slack to communicate. SOme newer projects are running on teams. INternally, I make a point to say hello to people in the halls and leave myself open to welcome questions, etc. Be suportive, listen and follow up.

Casey Ryan

Director of Consulting Operations

What are 10th Magnitude Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Remote Work Program
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Happy Hours
Professional Development Benefits
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