• Director, IS&T Analytics

    Location US-NY-Cheektowaga | US-MD-Gaithersburg
    System ID
    Relocation Type
    Yes - According to Grade
    Employment Status
  • Unit Description

    Status Quo? Not Here.


    Sodexo is currently seeking a dynamic Director, IS&T Analytics  to lead the Analytics adoption from pilots and proof of concepts (POCs) to full scale production and identify evergreen initiatives/opportunities.  This role will drive implementation, operationalization and adoption of analytics solutions within the North American region.   Role can be in Cheektowaga, NY or Gaithersburg, MD.   Relocation is available!


    About this position:


    As a Director, you will provide functional and commercial expertise to guide analytics activities addressing internal and external opportunities.  Utilize insights to drive sales and profit improvements and identify implications for entire organization (finance, marketing, hr, supply chain, etc.).  Partner with functional areas in the design, development and delivery of analytics solutions and insights to ensure business needs and data are incorporated and in line with overall Analytics direction.  Drive Quality through the organization with process improvement methodologies, measures, and techniques.   


    Are you the one?


    Our ideal candidate will be knowledgeable, consultative and a solutions-oriented business intelligence professional.  Have a history of applying analytics expertise to identify insights that get results.  Be comfortable with ambiguity and passion for transforming unorganized/complex data into analytical solutions.  Be able to lead multiple cross functional areas through an Analytics rebirth challenging the status quo while educating and raising the Analytics IQ of the organization.  Ability to rapidly prototype new solutions or concepts to gain insights quickly and show value.  Must be able to balance between a player and a coach.


    Technical skills required:

    • Experience with Microsoft Azure business intelligence, data lake, platforms, services and development tools
    • Experience designing and implementing data models, statistical models, and cloud data solutions
    • Experience working with data scientists and digital teams to meet strategic data needs
    • Strong knowledge and experience working across BI teams, Engineering, Application, ETL, Data Architecture, DBAs, Reporting, Analytics, Advanced Analytics, and Automation
    • Strong knowledge of Statistical Control Process
    • Strong Knowledge of Microsoft SSIS, SSAS, SQL Server, and Visual Studio
    • Experience with SAS, Tableau, PowerBI, Mathmatica, Python, and/or R
    • Experience with Features, Statistical Normalization, Clustering, Machine Learning, and Automation
    • Experience with Hadoop, Data Lakes, Notebooks, and Data Extraction and Ingestion
    • Familiarity with Waterfall, Agile, and/or Extreme development frameworks
    • Understands and applies the concepts of CI/CD

    Location and Travel 


    This position will require up to 20% travel.  Role can be in Cheektowaga, NY or Gaithersburg, MD.  Relocation is available.


    Sound like the opportunity you’ve been waiting for? Apply TODAY! We look forward to hearing from you.

    Position Summary

    • Manage and influence direct reports, systems and projects to achieve unit goals in accordance with Company policies and practices – 25%
    • Provide leadership by exhibiting influence and expertise, thus affecting the results of the operating area – 25%
    • Create and promote an effective work environment by developing a common vision, setting clear objectives, expecting teamwork, recognizing outstanding performance and maintaining open communications – 10%
    • Develop staff through coaching, providing performance feedback, providing effective performance assessments and establishing performance and development plans – 10%
    • Socialize and evangelize Analytics throughout the company – 30%

    Qualifications & Requirements

    Basic Education Requirement - Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience

    Basic Management Experience - 7 years

    Basic Functional Experience -  7 years 


    Sodexo is an EEO/AA/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran employer


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