Wednesday, October 20, 2010

New enterprise-wide BIO Initiative--Data as an Asset Strategy (DaaS)

One of Intuit’s greatest assets is the data flowing through our products, which span: small business, tax, personal finance, online, banking, healthcare, and a lot more. Our goal is to transform our data assets into innovative services to better serve our customers. In the course of the next two years, we will be building a linked collection of data assets to provide near real-time market intelligence to our internal and external customers on a scale currently unheard of. To get this done, Intuit has recently formed a new group focused on this enterprise-wide priority: Business Intelligence Optimization (BIO). The BIO group will be leveraging state of the art development languages & frameworks, NoSQL/Big Data solutions, etc. to solve the biggest data challenges that exist on the web and in the cloud.

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Email your resume or referrals to Chris Cox: chris_cox at intuit dot com

We are currently hiring & will continue to hire in the following areas:

  • Analytics leaders:

Managers, Architects, & Data Scientists

  • Individual contributors:

Staff, Senior, and Mid-level


Backend J2EE Architect (JavaScript exp) —Mountain View, CA (RELO INCLUDED) Req 70666

The Software Architect is responsible for the architecture, development and implementation of the analytics platform that will impact millions of Intuit’s online customers.

· 8+ years hands-on backend J2EE experience

· Strong knowledge and/or exp with JavaScript, jQuery, or AJAX

· Nice bonus: Knowledge in web analytics (e.g. Omniture, WebTrends, Google Analytics, Unica)

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2 Senior Software Engineers—Mountain View, CA (RELO INCLUDED) Req (70721 & 70722)

The Data-driven Offering Innovation team is a central group that accelerates Intuit’s strategic use of data in customer-facing products, through innovation and partnership with product teams across the company. If you are passionate about designing and building world-class web products that leverage data and analytics to delight customers, this is a fantastic opportunity to apply your server-side development and analytics skills.

· 5 yrs professional Java / J2EE experience on Unix/Linux platforms (design, implementation and deployment)

· Fluent in SQL and relational database design (Oracle, MySQL, Netezza)

· Exposure to analytics, modeling, statistics, machine learning, or data mining

· Deep interest and/or exp. With NoSQL/Distributed computing and databases

· Large-scale, consumer facing application experience

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Senior Web Developer —Mountain View, CA Req 70676

The Sr. Web developer will be a core team member working a massively scale analytics solution.

· Expert level knowledge of HTML, Javascript, and CSS

· Working knowledge of Web 2.0 technologies: AJAX, JSON, XMLHttpRequest, DOM, etc.

· Experience with data mining and analysis is desirable

· 5+ years of web based software

· Nice bonus: Knowledge in web analytics (e.g. Omniture, WebTrends, Google Analytics, Unica)

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Senior & Staff Data Warehouse Engineer —Mountain View, CA Req (71010—Sr. & 70952—Staff)

Design the overall data warehouse architecture for a portfolio of very different businesses across our entire company.

· Well-rounded data warehousing experience (modeling/design, reporting, and ETL)

· Experience w/ 5+ Terabytes of data

· Strong interest in or experience w/ Big Data and NoSQL solutions

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Staff Data Warehouse Engineer —Mountain View, CA Req 71115

Design and implement data solutions for business infrastructure (Call Center/Orders to Calls).

· Well-rounded data warehousing experience (modeling/design, reporting, and ETL)

· Experience w/ Operational Data Stores (ODS)

· Nice to have: Netizza experience

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3 Senior Scientists—Mountain View, CA (RELO INCLUDED) Req (71508--Analytics, 71059—Econometrics, 71061—Data Mining)

These 3 Scientists have roughly the same requirements but have slightly different focuses: 1) Analytics—cookie & visitor level data 2) Econometrics—product usage, customer info 3) Data Mining—Clickstream, product usage

· PhD degree in an appropriate technology field (marketing Science, statistics, econometrics, operations research, computer science).

· Candidates with M.S. degrees in related quantitative fields will be considered.

· Deep mastery of analytics (A/B, segmentation, statistics, etc), OR applied econometrics experience using multiple models, OR data mining techniques (vector machines, genetic algorithms, etc.)

· He or she will apply advanced analytics techniques to create actionable insights from a broad range of structured and unstructured data.

Apply online at (71508/Analytics, 71059/Econometrics, 71061/Data Mining

Data Architect —Mountain View, CA Req 71012

Design the overall data warehouse architecture for a portfolio of very different businesses across our entire company.

· Experience w/ 5+ Terabytes of data

· Strong physical and logical data architecture design/architecture experience (some hands-on work)

· Strong interest in or experience w/ Big Data and NoSQL solutions

· Experience in product or data driven companies

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(A/B Testing Expert) Experimentation & Marketing Analytics--Mountain View, CA (RELO INCLUDED) Req 68840 & 69680

The ideal candidate will have significant experience in A/B testing and expertise in Testing and Web Analytical tools such as Test & Target (Offermatica) and Site Catalyst from Omniture, Business Intelligence tools (Business Objects), SQL and SAS.

· Experience with A/B testing and related tools (Test & Target from Omniture) – and ideally someone with success in building a scalable testing organization to support growth in volumes of testing

· Expertise with business intelligence tools (Business Objects) and proficiency in SQL

· Background (education/experience) in Statistics and experience applying statistical analysis to drive business decisions – using tools like SAS

· Relevant industry experience reporting and analyzing performance of online and offline marketing programs with an ROI view

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Brand Advertising (offline advertising analytical expert)—Menlo Park, CA (RELO INCLUDED) Req 69892

An MBA background with strong analytical skills makes up the ideal candidate. This person will be a liaison between Intuit and our 3rd party data vendors. The ability to communicate to many different internal and external stakeholders is critical. Experience in modeling and forecasting data related to our offline channels: TV, radio, and print. A highly communicative web analytical expert could also be a fit in this role.

· Advanced proficiency in Excel. Ability to synthesize and analyze large sets of data to yield actionable findings (pivot tables, advanced formulas, etc.)

· Keen ability to glean meaningful insights from large volumes of disparate and sometimes fuzzy data, separating out advertising effect from other marketing and external levers.

· Project management skills to manage relationship with third party vendors.

· Proficiency in SQL and advanced Excel skills to extract and manipulate data.

· BS required. MS/MBA or equivalent work experience with proven results a
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