Business Intelligence Consultant

Company collect large amounts of data from financials, equipment readings, process statuses, inventory, and so much more. My job is to find out what companies what to understand from their data and help them capture the right information, and help them create visualization (charts, graphs & tables), so that they can make better decisions, faster. 


Actual Career: Business Intelligence Consultant

Industry:
Consulting
Career Field:
Energy / Utilities
Company Position:
Consultant
Location:
TEXAS, South Eastern Region

Job Description:
Company collect large amounts of data from financials, equipment readings, process statuses, inventory, and so much more. My job is to find out what companies what to understand from their data and help them capture the right information, and help them create visualization (charts, graphs & tables), so that they can make better decisions, faster. 

Required Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree
Actual Level of Education:
Master’s Degree

Field of Study:
Computer Science & Business
Name of Educational Institue:
Sam Houston State University (TX)
Type of Educational Institute:
Public University
Length of Time in Career:
12 years
Annual Earnings, 1st Year:
40,000-50,000
Annual Earnings, Last Year:
100,000 or more
Weekly Hours:
50
Ordinary Shift:
Day
Required Travel Amount:
up to 25% travel 

Actual Comments from the holder of this Actual Career

 

How do you feel about this Actual Career?
I love my job. It allows for me to interact with technical people, as well as business people. It also keeps me challenged and in a process of continuous learning, which I thrive on. 

Was your degree helpful in your career field?
Yes 

In your opinion, what kind of education did you need to get this career?
In my industry, the key is having a science degree of any kind. This provide you with the underlying ability to capture, analyze and come to a conclusion, as well as the ability to present your conclusion. A Bachelors is the minimum that I would expect. 

Experience, Skills, Specialized Training, Licenses, or Certifications:
Bachelors of Science in Computer Information Systems with Minor in
General Business Administration. 

Master of Science in Computer Science. 

12 years of on-the-job experience, working my way from Jr. Programmer up to Senior Software Engineer to Solutions Architect to Consultant. 

Just one more thing….
I am a consultant, so I do not belong to the companies I work at. I am self-employed.

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