Tech Lead

  • Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
  • Full-time

Company Description

NielsenIQ is a global measurement and data analytics company that provides the most complete and trusted view available of consumers and markets worldwide. We provide consumer packaged goods manufacturers/fast-moving consumer goods and retailers with accurate, actionable information and insights and a complete picture of the complex and changing marketplace that companies need to innovate and grow. Our approach marries proprietary NielsenIQ data with other data sources to help clients around the world understand what’s happening now, what’s happening next, and how to best act on this knowledge. We like to be in the middle of the action. That’s why you can find us at work in

over 90 countries, covering more than 90% of the world’s population. For more information, visit www.niq.com.

NielsenIQ is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action-Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability status, age, marital status, protected veteran status or any other protected class.

Job Description

As a Capacity & Forecasting Analyst, you’ll be part of a team of smart, highly skilled technologists who are passionate about learning and prototyping cutting-edge technologies. Our team is co-located and agile, with central technology hubs in Chicago, Madrid, Toronto and Chennai.

What you’ll do

● Deliver and update models to manage new capacity intake and its future projections

● Deliver accurate and timely forecasts to meet service level and occupancy goals

● Accurately assess cloud capacity needs based on changes in demand and/or capacity

● Plan mid-term cloud environments capacity, using projection models, to efficiently meet business demand, and partnering with various teams to ensure proper execution

● Work closely with other teams including financial ops, engineering, operations and application development teams to understand changes in business operations and incorporate them in the forecast and plan mid-term capacity accordingly

Qualifications

We’re looking for people who have

● Demonstrated skills in one or more of the following areas: data analysis/visualization, forecasting, statistical modeling, DAX, SQL, Python.

● Ability to assist in framing unstructured business problems with strategic, operational, and financial elements into executable strategic analyses, with minimal manager assistance.

● Executive-level communication skills, including the ability to present analytics results and insights in a highly polished, succinct form with minimal manager assistance.

● Desire for a high level of responsibility and ownership and ability to work with minimal supervision; flexible, self-starter, comfortable working in a rapidly changing environment; results-oriented mentality with a focus on efficiency, accuracy, and quality

● Sharp attention to detail, high personal standards for quality and thoroughness, ability to deliver results on projects with demanding deadlines as well as establishes personal deadlines and prioritization of work with autonomy

● Excellent English communication skills, with the ability to effectively interface across cross-functional technology teams and the business

● Bachelor’s degree and 4+ years of relevant analytics experience.

● Minimum B.S. degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related field

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

About NielsenIQ 

NielsenIQ is a global measurement and data analytics company that provides the most complete and trusted view available of consumers and markets worldwide. We provide consumer packaged goods manufacturers/fast-moving consumer goods and retailers with accurate, actionable information and insights and a complete picture of the complex and changing marketplace that companies need to innovate and grow. Our approach marries proprietary NielsenIQ data with other data sources to help clients around the world understand what’s happening now, what’s happening next, and how to best act on this knowledge.  We like to be in the middle of the action. That’s why you can find us at work in over 90 countries, covering more than 90% of the world’s population. For more information, visit www.niq.com.

NielsenIQ is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action-Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability status, age, marital status, protected veteran status or any other protected class.

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