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Organization: eSite Analytics, Inc.
Title: GIS Business Analyst
Location: Mount Pleasant, SC
Application Deadline:
Posted: 2017-11-13

Position Description:

About eSite Analytics, Inc.:

Our expert analysts turn location-based data into actionable, reliable insights for growing retailers, restaurants and grocers. We work with some of the fastest growing brands to help them find their best sites!


Job Responsibilities:

• Critically evaluate information gathered from multiple sources, reconcile conflicts, decompose high-level information into details, abstract from low-level information to a general understanding, and distinguish user requests from underlying true needs.
• Work with multiple data sets to evaluate and verify the validity of the database and be able to produce summary data validation reports
• Work with data by Geocoding and provide support to the modeling group in building predictive models
• Proactively communicate and collaborate with external and internal users to analyze information needs and functional requirements and deliver that information.
• Be comfortable working with computer interfaces to upload basic data to our proprietary online platform - Trailblazer.
• Successfully engage in multiple initiatives simultaneously.
• Work independently with users to define concepts and under direction of senior project managers.
• Assist with the development of requirements and specifications according to standard templates, using natural language.
• Collaborate with developers and subject matter experts to establish the technical vision and analyze tradeoffs between usability and performance needs.
• Understand a client organization’s business strategy, direction, structure, and overall requirements
• Anticipate client needs before they arise and present needs with suggested solutions to project manager.
• Strong analytical and product management skills
• Comfortable with math and Statistics
• Understands how various issues affect each other and the outcome of projects.
• Contribute to Client training


• Assist in enforcement of project deadlines and schedules.
• Improve upon existing approaches by seeking opportunities to creatively transform current industry practices into fresh alternative solutions.
• Assume additional responsibility without being asked.​


• Take input from supervisor and appropriately and accurately applies comments and feedback.
• Prioritize multiple tasks effectively.
• Understanding of how to interpret client needs and translate them into application and operational requirements.
• Prepare business correspondence and demonstrate excellent verbal and written communication skills.​


• Encourage fellow team members to make innovative contributions and embrace new ideas.​
• Ability to interact professionally with a diverse group.​
• Ability to work independently with limited supervision.
• Be a Team Player

Core Competencies:

• ​Highly skilled in Excel
• ​Working knowledge of Alteryx
• Skills in report writing in Alteryx and Microsoft SQL Server
• Reporting Services (SSRS)
• Excellent math & algebra skills, statistics a plus
• Experience in a business office environment with client/customer-facing contact
• Demonstrate effective speaking and writing skills and business etiquette
• Motivated and eager to learn
• Problem solving skills
• An analytical mind with logical thinking ability
• Ability to self-teach and work independently
• Ability to interpret data/results​

Other Considerations:​

• GIS skills
• Statistics
• Modeling techniques