Business Intelligence and Visualization Specialist

Seattle, WA
Professional Services – Consulting /
Full-time /
As our client accumulates large amounts of data, the need for a quick and easy way to assess, interpret and form sound business decisions based on this data is desired. That’s where Sila’s Business Intelligence and Visualization Specialists fit in. Sila’s Business Intelligence and Visualization Specialists help clients get more from their data and turn this data into cost savings, efficiencies, and informed decision-making, culminating in a true competitive advantage. 

As a Business Intelligence and Visualization Specialist, you’ll use your expertise to help clients make sense of complicated data. You’ll help them notice application delivery risks faster, allowing them to adapt more quickly, driving their business forward and delivering their product lines more efficiently.

This position is based in Tukwila, WA and will require multiple days a week in person at the client site.

What You Will Do:

    • Elicit requirements through application owner-focused discovery meetings
    • Develop an understanding of critical business issues and relevant actionable items from a data perspective
    • Connect to data sources, evaluate data sets, import data and transform data into Business Intelligence for client leadership to make informed decisions
    • Curate useful and specific data to influence strategic decision-making: write queries, run reports, synthesize data, interpret and explain results of analysis
    • Utilize a variety of tools and techniques to deliver valuable insights and thoughtful data visualizations
    • Prepare executive presentations, identify inefficiencies, and ensure the data within the solutions is accurate
    • Design information models, dashboards, metrics, visual reports, and KPI scorecards to address the needs of internal stakeholders
    • Provide accurate status updates to all team members and stakeholders
    • Assist with the determination of the best software to use to display data (COTS or client developed tool)

Skills and Experience Required:

    • 4-6 years of relevant experience in Computer Science, Data Analysis, or Data Visualization
    • 4+ years working in a data development and data visualization environment
    • Knowledge of graphics and visualization tools and the ability to evaluate their difference in order to recommend a tool that best meets client needs
    • Some SQL query, or similar, experience is helpful
    • Ability to assess data sets from a business objective (cost, value, quality) perspective and to advise on dashboard design and components
    • Ability to work on multiple projects at one time
    • Strong interpersonal and collaboration skills – strong oral, written communication and presentations skills
    • Exceptional analytical and problem-solving skills as they relate to business decision making perspectives
    • Experience in using business rule calculations on data sets to normalize all like-data
    • Strong critical thinking, creative, analytical, and problem-solving skills; ability to quickly and successfully troubleshoot problems in complex BI environments
    • Excellent planning, organization, and time management skills; ability to effectively prioritize tasks with competing deadlines
    • Self-starter and strongly motivated with a can-do-attitude, confidence, and ability to work effectively with little supervision; takes initiative, makes things happen, accepts accountability
    • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to build relationships and effectively communicate with all levels of the organization up to and including executive roles
Sila will not sponsor any employee in this position for a work visa, now or in the future (i.e., H1-B visa, F-1 visa (OPT), TN visa, or any other non-immigrant or immigrant status)

About Sila Solutions Group

Sila Solutions Group is a technology and management consulting firm that delivers solutions to the world’s leading corporations. Our solutions expertise lies in the areas of risk management, data analytics, software engineering and integration, strategy and transformation, and digital creative services. We are a values-driven company with a culture that fosters collaboration, creativity, and social responsibility. Sila employees are part of a community of vibrant, high-performing contributors who push each other to achieve the highest standard of excellence. Our team members have extensive opportunities to discover their passions and shape their own career paths, and we continually invest in employees’ growth through innovative training, mentorship, and professional development programs. Staff are quickly immersed in clients’ business challenges, work closely with emerging technologies to develop impactful solutions to these challenges, and are exposed to a variety of industries and market offerings.

We are looking for full-time employees to become an integral part of our growing team. Sila has embraced a national workforce of office-based and remote team members. We are headquartered in Seattle, WA, with hubs in Shelton, CT and Washington, D.C. 
Sila offers a range of great benefits including a comprehensive healthcare package, 401K with matching, paid time off, and paid company holidays, as well as other unique benefits that support our staff’s active work/life balance.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable law.