Data and Analytics Staff Consultant

| Chicago, IL, USA +80 more | Remote
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As an Analytics8 professional, you will have the exciting opportunity to work with a variety of companies, ranging from Fortune 500 companies to small businesses. Each project and client is different, giving you the chance to advance your career as you learn about new industries, businesses, and technologies.  

We are looking for people who are creative thinkers, problem solvers, and have excellent communication skills to translate between business terminology and IT logic.  




A Staff Consultant’s primary task is to contribute as a team member on consulting projects. A Staff Consultant will be proficient in one or more of Analytics8’s core service lines and have deep technical skills in one or more areas. A Staff Consultant builds technical skills with a focus on broadening awareness of technical and business solutions.  




  • Authors the creation of high-quality project documentation and other project artifacts, including project plans and written case studies detailing use cases and project specifics 

  • Gathers, interprets, and collaborates with engagement lead to scrutinize and refine business and technical requirements, identifying underspecified requirements and other design challenges 

  • Manages own time with regards to project scope, timeline, and personal schedule (e.g., time off requests, calendar invites) 

  • Provides reasonable level of effort estimation for individual project tasks 

  • Provides effective training and knowledge transfer to clients 

  • Supports change management planning and execution as needed for client engagements 

  • Collaborates with the engagement lead and client stakeholder(s) to prioritize work and communicate impact to scope 

  • Supports project team adherence to the Analytics8 Delivery Model (ADM) 

  • Collaborates and contributes as team member on projects, including collaboration with engagement lead and support of other consultants 

  • Submits timesheets accurately and in a timely manner, in accordance with the ADM 


Essential Requirements 


  • Bachelor’s degree in a technical field or equivalent experience  

  • Applied experience and demonstrated ability of moderate level of complexity for multiple client engagements in one or more of the following core offerings:  

  • Analytics 

  • Data Management 

  • Data Strategy 

  • Governance 

  • Advanced Analytics/Data Science 

  • Proven intermediate level SQL ability  

  • Applied experience and demonstrated ability with Data Modeling of moderate level of complexity 

  • Demonstrated ability to design and implement effective test cases and perform data validation (i.e., QA) 

  • Proven ability to tailor communications and present recommendations and solutions in a professional manner to clients, including non-technical stakeholders 

  • Demonstrated ability to identify project risks and opportunities for account growth as well as ability to communicate/escalate to appropriate internal stakeholders 

  • Awareness and ability to navigate complex client relationships or dynamics 

  • Strong ability to articulate concisely and accurately the business value of technical solutions delivered to clients 

  • Strong active listening, written, and verbal communication skills 

  • Knowledge of structure, intent, and impact of language in SOW's 

  • Basic understanding of modern cloud-based architecture 

  • One or more tool or process-based certification 


 Training Focus  


  • Technical Tools and Methodology Training  

  • Consultative Skills Training  



Analytics8 is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

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An Insider's view of Analytics8

What’s the vibe like in the office?

While we're working remotely, our team is all about staying connected and having a great time. We've got virtual team-building activities that are a blast, and we're sharing awesome pics of our team members rocking their A8 gear. Our culture is all about teamwork and finding creative ways to strengthen our bonds, keeping us close.


Marketing Associate

What does your typical day look like?

My typical day is a lively mix of interactions. I'm often involved in meetings, as well as internal check-ins to keep things running smoothly. The constant collaboration with colleagues and other teams fosters an inclusive atmosphere. I find it energizing to allocate my time to further develop new skills while continuing to grow professionally.


Enablement Lead

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

I joined Analytics8 as a Staff Consultant. Since then I’ve worked with clients in various industry verticals, gained broad exposure and hands-on experience with a number of new technologies and ultimately have seen real, tangible growth in my career.


Managing Director

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

Fostering an open, collaborative culture is a hallmark of what sets Analytics8 apart. Maintaining accessibility to our leadership remains a priority, even as our company expands. Everyone on our team knows my door is always open for anyone who wishes to connect.



How do you empower your team to be more creative?

Our unique revenue-sharing program enables our consultants with incentives to develop innovative solutions that have broader market applications. In a world of constantly evolving technologies, we prioritize and support any training that contributes to personal growth and professional development.



What are Analytics8 Perks + Benefits

Analytics8 Benefits Overview

Analytics8 offers a diverse, inclusive, and empowering workplace that values every voice. We provide quality delivery, career development, competitive salaries, generous benefits, and office perks to create a rewarding and enjoyable work culture. You can be yourself at Analytics8 and thrive in an environment that supports and values you.

Volunteer in local community
We participate in local volunteer activities such as mentoring with Teen Raleigh, and volunteering at Lakeview Pantry and Communities that Care.
Partners with nonprofits
We partner with iMentor and other non profits.
Open door policy
OKR operational model
Team based strategic planning
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Employee resource groups
Employee-led culture committees
Employee awards
Flexible work schedule
Work-Life balance is key to our collaborative culture.
Remote work program
Documented equal pay policy
Dedicated diversity and inclusion staff
Mandated unconscious bias training
Our soft skills training has a specific unconscious bias training component.
Diversity manifesto
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Diversity employee resource groups
Hiring practices that promote diversity
Health Insurance + Wellness
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability insurance
Short term and long term
Dental insurance
Vision insurance
Health insurance
Multiple BCBS plans to choose from
Life insurance
Analytics8 pays 100% of the premium.
Wellness programs
We do company sponsored races and fitness events.
Team workouts
We do sponsored race teams and offer virtual workouts with a certified personal trainer.
Mental health benefits
We offer employee assistance programs.
Financial & Retirement
401(K) matching
Performance bonus
Pay transparency
Child Care & Parental Leave
Generous parental leave
Family medical leave
Employees are eligible for up to 12 weeks of family medical leave. No tenure required.
Company sponsored family events
Vacation + Time Off
Unlimited vacation policy
Paid holidays
Paid sick days
Office Perks
Company-sponsored outings
We frequently hosts team outings like 5ks, BBQs, philanthropic work, team lunches, happy hours and holiday parties.
Free snacks and drinks
Refuel with healthy snacks, coffee, tea, and bottomless flavored LaCroix.
Some meals provided
On most Fridays we have team training sessions with lunch brought in.
Company-sponsored happy hours
Onsite gym
Professional Development
Job training & conferences
Career Development is one of our core values. We use an approach combining mentoring, shadowing, career planning and Friday lunch & learns with classroom and online support tools.
Lunch and learns
We hose lunch and learn meetings (we call them "EducA8s") at least once per month.
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Continuing education available during work hours
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks
Paid industry certifications

Additional Perks + Benefits

At Analytics8, we pride ourselves on our company culture and the benefits we provide to our employees. We work to maintain a diverse, inclusive, and empowering workplace where every voice is valued, and each employee has what they need to excel at their job and enjoy what they do. This includes a commitment to quality delivery and career development, competitive salaries, generous benefits, and office perks. So come be yourself at Analytics8 and thrive in an environment that supports and values you.

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