Sr. Business Analyst - Sourcing/Supply Chain

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Date: Dec 26, 2018

Location: Irvine, CA, US

Company: Skyworks


If you are looking for a challenging and exciting career in the world of technology, then look no further. Skyworks is an innovator of high performance analog semiconductors whose solutions are powering the wireless networking revolution. At Skyworks, you will find a fast-paced environment with a strong focus on global collaboration, minimal layers of management and the freedom to make meaningful contributions in a setting that encourages creativity and out-of-the-box thinking.  Our work culture values diversity, social responsibility, open communication, mutual trust and respect.  We are excited about the opportunity to work with you and glad you want to be part of a team of talented individuals who together can change the way the world communicates.

Requisition ID: 49456 

Sr. Business Analyst - Sourcing/Supply Chain 


The Sr. Business Analyst is an integral part of propelling Skyworks to future success.  Leveraging a proven track record, the Sr. Business Analyst will provide quantitative models and decision support tools which significantly improve the ability of the team to make business and operational decisions.  The Sr. Business Analyst will utilize strong communication skills combined with deep systems experience to deliver these solutions to the Sourcing team and work to refine and improve them over time.


Candidate will employ statistical analysis, programming and logical problem solving skills to initiate change and will leverage business management experience and a deep toolbox of quantitative techniques to drive change across the organization.


The Sr. Business Analyst will develop and implement data driven decision support tools that enhance the business’s ability to achieve sourcing and cost saving goals.  The candidate will partner with IT, Finance, Supply Chain and other functional groups to identify opportunities for applying enhanced business intelligence and work to develop and implement processes and practices which leverage that intelligence into enhanced business performance.  The candidate will report to the Sr. Mgr of Strategic Sourcing and drive teams throughout Skyworks in an extremely fast-paced environment to ensure financial goals are met and business partner’s requirements are achieved.


Responsibilities will include, but not be limited to:

  1. Design business systems, tools, and processes to optimize/improve decision making with respect to strategic business goals
  2. Build, gather, and analyze reports to track business initiatives and synthesize that information to develop compelling, insightful recommendations
  3. Build, refine, and automate models using functional stakeholder’s requirements to centrally enable scenario planning and business directions
  4. Build consensus among cross-functional teams and influence decision making amongst leadership
  5. Create and maintain documentations to provide a comprehensive understanding of the solution
  6. Drive/manage the implementation of the deployed solutions with suppliers and/or internal teams



  • BS or MS in Computer Science or Statistics or related quantitative field (mathematics, hard sciences, computer science, operations research, engineering)
  • 8 years of experience in Business Analysis, Data Analysis, Generating Reports, Programming
  • 1-2 years of experience in Strategic Sourcing, Supply Chain, Cost Management
  • Previous experience in orchestrating a major change in business strategy, process, and or systems
  • Experience in database management, using SQL queries to generate reports and authoring Cognos reports
  • Experience applying analytic skills to a real-world project, from the early stages of solution generation, algorithm design, and prototyping to tasks like input data cleanup, model building, process rollout and implementation.
  • Ability to explain complex problems, solutions, or the essence of a quantitative model in a simple way.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills through collaboration across multiple functional groups, at various levels
  • Ability to work in, and thrive in, a global team environment





Skyworks is proud to be an equal opportunity employer supporting diversity in the workplace.

Nearest Major Market: Irvine California
Nearest Secondary Market: Los Angeles

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