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Business Intelligence Analyst

Business Intelligence Analyst

Job ID 6639
Job Location Norman - OK
Category Other
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time

The Business Intelligence Analyst supports activities of the Chickasaw Nation Industries Corporate Office of Strategy by conducting analytical research and data analysis related to strategic business opportunities. This position works closely with the Director of Market Intelligence to investigate diverse data sets relative to growth strategies across federal and commercial sectors. The primary focus of this position is to utilize a portfolio of analytic capabilities, including predictive analytics, big data management, and data mining in order to conduct complex decision modeling techniques to optimize business decisions.


This is an excellent opportunity for aspiring Business Analysts or Quantitative Data Specialists seeking an important role in the strategic decision making of a mid-size company. We seek candidates with high standards of success and a desire to work hard on important projects.



Essential duties and responsibilities include the following.  Other duties may be assigned.


Responsible for the integration of CNI Core Competencies into daily functions, including: commitment to integrity, knowledge / quality of work, supporting financial goals of the company, initiative / motivation, cooperation / relationships, problem analysis / discretion, accomplishing goals through organization, positive oral / written communication skills, leadership abilities, commitment to Affirmative Action, reliability / dependability, flexibility and ownership / accountability of actions taken.


Conducts modeling and projection analyses using predictive analytics in support of strategic business opportunities and undertakings. 


Collects, analyzes, interprets, and evaluates various types of internal and external data using multiple types of data sets and data discovery tools (i.e., Tableau, IBM Cognos, SAP Business Objects, etc.). 


Applies predictive analytics and advanced statistical techniques to drive strategic thought and effective decision making. Helps to develop solid strategies that provide key stakeholders with necessary data intelligence for making informed decisions.


Prepares reports and develops business recommendations based on quantifiable data findings. Presents findings via data visualizations and oral presentations to senior managers.


Provides analytical insight to help form effective solutions to business problems. Advises colleagues on which types of predictive analytical techniques are appropriate for distinct data sets and data quality.


May be tasked with multiple projects concurrently. Prioritizes and monitors progress against goals to ensure successful completion of analytic projects.


Researches external methods, processes, and software to remain up-to-date on current and emerging industry trends and concepts.  Makes recommendations based on findings.


Responsible for aiding in own self-development by being available and receptive to any training made available by the company.


Plans daily activities within the guidelines of company policy, job description and supervisor’s instruction in such a way as to maximize personal output. Responsible for aiding in own self-development by being available and receptive to all training made available by the company.


Responsible for keeping own immediate work area in a neat and orderly condition to ensure safety of self and coworkers. Will report any unsafe conditions and/or practices to the appropriate supervisor and human resources. Will immediately correct any unsafe conditions to the best of own ability.



Master’s Degree or Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of two (2) year’s relevant experience in business analytics preferred. Degrees in related fields such as economics, finance, mathematics, or statistics are acceptable with coursework in analytics. Tableau Reporting and Dashboard development experience is required; minimum of one (1) year of experience with Tableau 10.x, 9.x, or 8.x of Tableau Desktop and Tableau Server.





Operational knowledge and understanding of advanced data analysis techniques and methodologies

Skilled proficiency utilizing data modeling and business visualization tools

Excellent research and analytical skills with ability to identify problems, determine accuracy / relevance of information, evaluate alternatives and make recommendations

Excellent computer skills with proficiency using Microsoft Office (i.e., Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, etc.) and statistical / modeling software

Excellent verbal and written communications skills with ability to compose meaningful reports and to present research / information with clarity

Ability to effectively display data in a format that visually demonstrates the value of analytic deliverables

Ability to employ a collaborative, customer service approach

Ability to maintain confidentiality of sensitive information

Ability to take initiative and to be self-motivated in meeting schedules and timelines

Detail-oriented with excellent organization skills and ability to manage multiple projects and priorities

Ability to effectively work both independently and in a team environment for the successful achievement of goals



Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.



Ability to apply advanced mathematical concepts such as exponents, logarithms, quadratic equations, and permutations. Ability to apply mathematical operations such as frequency distribution, determination of test reliability and validity, analysis of variance, correlation techniques, sampling theory, and factor analysis.



Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.



The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this job. Work is primarily performed in an office environment. Regularly required to sit. Regularly required use hands to finger, handle, or feel, reach with hands and arms to handle objects and operate tools, computer, and/or controls. Required to speak and hear. Occasionally required to stand, walk and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. Must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. Exposed to general office noise with computers printers and light traffic.