Analytics Technologist I - Winston Salem, NC

1 month ago
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Full Time Regular
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1000 E Hanes Mill Road


Analytics Technologist I is an entry level, analytic modeling and simulation position that serves as an analytic resource to the Modeling & Simulation team while developing the incumbent’s expertise and practical knowledge of applications within the business environment. This position works under direct supervision to apply the foundations of the Modeling & Simulation team’s principles, theories, and concepts to project assignments that includes designing, generating, developing, automating, and documenting analytic efforts and reporting. Incumbent acts as a team member by providing information, analysis, and recommendations in support of team efforts to translate complex data into actionable information for data driven business decisions. Incumbent works both independently and collaboratively to prepare comprehensive analysis and business cases using both advanced software modeling tools and analytical techniques that may include: analytical model development, descriptive and predictive modeling, time series modeling, data mining, pattern identification, segmentation, regression analysis, simulation, and optimization. Incumbent will assist with the development of business cases that credibly communicate analytical results to many levels of the organization, across all functional areas.


1. With direction, develops analytic models by working with stakeholders to gather requirements, validate accuracy, and assess results:

  • Acquires, mines, and analyzes data using valid analytical methods
  • Develops analytic models and simulations to predict, classify, quantify, describe, and/or forecast business metrics for the purpose of supporting data driven decision making
  • Investigates problems for root causes and provides recommended solutions
  • Clearly documents analytic work and results by preparing charts, reports, statistics, and presentations
  • Ensures the availability of optimal decision making tools for management and the HbI end-user community
  • Following established best practices, delivers high quality, cost effective analytical solutions
  • Uses project management skills to consistently achieve business results within deadline.

2. Designs, generates, develops, and automates analytic reporting including assembling, merging, and parsing large data to detect trends and patterns:

  • Gathers business requirements
  • Identifies required data sources
  • Creates and tests reports
  • Provides report automation and delivery
  • Documents the reporting structure and process

3. Provides ad hoc analysis, reports, and special projects in support of requests inside and outside the team that support business decisions and aid in the resolution of business issues as required:

  • Provides new data and process visualizations
  • Explores and documents data and process structures
  • Investigates data and process defects
  • Performs other analysis as required

4. Prepares results and recommendations of analytic efforts for presentation. The ability to credibly produce the following is a critical job function:

  • Statistical data: tables, charts, and graphs
  • Evidence relevant to cause and effect
  • Evidence relevant to decision making
  • Fundamental strategy and analytical design of models
  • Insurance of data validity

5. Interfaces with HbI functional areas (customers) on technical issues associated with analytic model credibility requirements. Work is checked through consultation and agreement with customers and in conjunction with formal review by Modeling & Simulation management.


Minimum Education and Experience Required:

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Analytics, Engineering, Operations Research, Statistics, Management Science, Computer Science, or related field
  • 0-2 years of experience in relevant analytic or simulation modeling
  • Demonstrated use of some of the following tools: Base SAS, SAS Enterprise Guide, SAS Enterprise Miner, SAS Forecast Studio, SAS JMP, R, Oracle CrystalBall, IBM LogicNetPlus, IBM IPFA, and Arena
  • Demonstrated knowledge of some of the following: multivariate regression, logistic regression, decision tree, optimization, discrete event simulation, Monte Carlo simulation, predictive modeling, pattern identification, demand sensing, time series (forecasting), and segmentation
  • Knowledge of statistical analysis methodologies
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills are essential
  • Mastery of MS Office tools is required

Desired Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of manipulating, cleansing, aggregating, and compiling analytic data
  • Knowledge of relational databases including ability to write SQL
  • Knowledge of Lean/6 Sigma
  • Basic Foreign Language Skills


To qualify, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States and should not require now, or in the future, sponsorship for employment visa status


EOE/AA: Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled

Only applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact us directly:  

Telephone: 877.999.5553

Email: HBI_TA@hanes.com


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