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Senior Business Analyst - Business Planning and Analytics

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San Jose, CA, United States
Jul 26, 2018

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Xilinx is the leading provider of All Programmable FPGAs, SoCs, MPSoCs and 3DICs. Xilinx's all-programmable devices are designed into tens of thousands of products that improve the quality of the everyday lives of billions of people worldwide. For over 30 years, Xilinx has been behind some of the greatest advancements in technology and science - from the industry's first fabless semiconductor model to the NASA Curiosity Mars Rover, to today's autonomous vehicles and hyperscale data centers. Xilinx uniquely enables applications that are both software-defined, yet hardware optimized - enabling smart, connected and differentiated applications across technology's biggest megatrends, including Machine Learning, 5G Wireless, Embedded Vision, Industrial IoT and Cloud Computing and more.

If you are a passionate, innovative and an out-of-the-box thinker that enjoys challenging projects, Xilinx is the right place for you. Our global team is growing and we are looking for bold, collaborative, and creative people to help deliver groundbreaking technologies that enable our customers to differentiate. Come do your best work and live your best life through collaboration, wellness and giving back to your community as a member of the ONEXILINX team.

 

The Business Planning & Analytics team in Marketing is looking for a Senior Business Analyst who is a very motivated and self-driven individual for this position interfacing with various levels of management. 

 

The ideal candidate should have strong technical knowledge and experience as well as a solid understanding of business needs. We are looking for strategically-minded individuals who can proactively and independently find solutions to problems.

 

Key responsibilities may include, but will not be limited to, the following:

 

  • Lead analytical projects that create value and insight to guide data-driven business decisions & operational improvement
  • Work cross-functionally across several areas of the business, including Vertical Marketing, Product Marketing, Global Sales, Finance, Operations & IT
  • Predictive & prescriptive modeling & analytics on sales pipeline data, revenue and margin
  • Develop, maintain and enhance advanced models to create long-range revenue forecasts from pipeline data
  • Analyze market trend research, SAM/TAM, key analyst reports, etc. and integrate the external data into internal analysis
  • Support various reporting infrastructure related projects as a key business owner and/or SME
  • Support Marketing teams in Operations Reviews and Quarterly Business Reviews
  • Provide data and insights to Marketing teams via ad hoc reports and dashboards
  • Support long range strategic planning processes

 

 

Qualifications:

  • 3+ years experience in a business analytics position, semiconductor industry preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, MIS or a similar field. 
  • Strong preference given to MBA with coursework in business analytics (statistics, programming) or graduate degree in an analytical field
  • Strong business acumen with an understanding of the semiconductor market.
  • Knowledge of financial processes (revenue recognition, financial statement analysis, etc.)
  • Knowledge of revenue forecasting methodologies and an understanding of the sales lifecycle
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, ability to implement analytical problem-solving techniques
  • Excellent communication skills, ability to summarize complex, detailed data to present to executive level staff
  • Strong data visualization skills that can clearly communicate results and insight from complex quantitative analysis in a clear, actionable manner
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to network with all levels of the organization; ability to yield influence through relationship building
  • Ability to make difficult decisions
  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office tools (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Access); advanced skills in Excel are a must
  • Experience with reporting BI tools such as OBIEE, Tableau, Oracle DVD, Hyperion, Essbase, Smartview, Answers, BI Publisher
  • Experience in SQL, R, Python, or related tools
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