Forecasting Analyst, Dish

//Forecasting Analyst, Dish
Forecasting Analyst, Dish 2016-10-15T05:48:05+00:00

Project Description

Dish Network (branded as “dish”) is an American direct-broadcast satellite service provider. The company provides satellite television, satellite internet, audio programming, and interactive television services to commercial and residential customers in the United States. As of August 2015, the company provided services to 13.93 million television and 595,000 broadband subscribers. The company has approximately 19,000 employees.

Over the past 30 years, DISH has built a talented group of leaders and support teams at our Resource Command Center in Littleton, Colorado. As the company continues to develop, offering new products and services to an increasing customer base, it looks to recruit outstanding candidates capable of turning ideas and strategies into world-class results.

As a Forecasting Analyst, you will use scientific methodology to provide advice and insight about the probable effects of a recommended course of action. This work requires the design, development, and adaption of mathematical, statistical, and econometric techniques.

Primary duties will include:

  • Implement and maintain forecast models that predict work order volume for all Dish Network offices nation-wide.
  • Research and develop new progressive forecast models to improve accuracy.
  • Develop a thorough understanding of the processes and data used in our operations division and identify opportunities for improvement in current processes with a focus on increasing productivity, lowering fixed and variable costs, and improving customer experience
  • Perform a broad range of operations research analysis (quantitative and qualitative) requiring unique, creative, innovative uses of techniques, advanced approaches, and/or new technologies
  • Collect, report on, model, analyze, and present large amounts of data with meticulous attention to detail.
  • Effectively communicate analyses and recommend a course of action to high level stake holders across the organization and executive team.

A successful Forecasting Analyst will possess the following:

  • Bachelor’s degree from a 4-year college or university – Mathematics, Finance, Economics, or another quantitative field.
  • Proficient use of MS Excel, Access, and PowerPoint; R, SQL, and VBA helpful
  • Excellent organization and time-management skills, is results oriented and works well with deadlines
  • Strong desire to independently identify and execute upon operations research opportunities
  • Objective and orderly mindset when analyzing complex problems, with the flexibility to adapt quickly in a dynamic business environment
  • Aptitude to work as an autonomous contributor, as a member of a larger analytical team, and as part of a cross-functional team spanning departments
  • Ability to communicate findings to many difference audiences, suggest innovative business solutions, and develop real-time fixes to customer impacting issues.

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