Career Opportunity

Consultant, Analytics & Data Strategy




New York, NY; Chicago, IL

About Breakwater Solutions

Breakwater helps mitigate risk and gain insight from sprawling information by combining technology automation and human expertise. Our expert consulting, software, and managed services address the challenges within information governance, disputes and investigations, regulatory compliance, privacy, and cybersecurity. Breakwater launched in 2020 with technology from IBM and private equity funding from JLL Partners. We are a global hyper-growth company. It is an exciting time to join us!

Job Summary

Analytics & Data Strategy consultants will work closely with Breakwater professionals to provide meaningful analysis and actionable insight to clients’ data challenges. Consultants will use a variety of technical tools and strategic consulting skillsets to design and build innovative solutions for clients across high-stakes industries such as financial services and healthcare. Consultants should expect to work with both the internal Breakwater team and client stakeholders (e.g., C-suite and senior executives, general counsel, external law firms, software designers, data scientists, forensic analysts, etc.) to design custom solutions to data-driven challenges. In addition to developing and refining technical and consulting skills, consultants will receive formal and informal mentorship, be involved in strategic Breakwater initiatives, contribute to pro bono engagements, participate in team-building and social events, take part in collaborative opportunities with Breakwater software and managed services, and have access to all members of the Breakwater team, locally and across offices and geographies.


Consultants will work on a variety of data-driven engagements in a team environment with consulting practitioners across levels. Responsibilities include:

  • Identifying relationships among disparate datasets,
  • Building complex ETL processes,
  • Designing and building technical workflows,
  • Analyzing and interpreting transactional datasets,
  • Performing thorough quality control measures to ensure accuracy,
  • Reporting findings to project team members, and
  • Assisting in the preparation of client-ready deliverables.

Skills + Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in Data Analytics, Business Analytics, Computer Science, MIS, Mathematics, Engineering, Finance, Economics, or a similar analytical discipline.

  • Analytics and problem-solving skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Critical thinking
  • Commitment to quality
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to succeed in a team environment
  • Enthusiasm for innovation and technology
  • Willingness to travel (when safe to do so)
  • Demonstration of leadership and initiative in an academic, professional, or extracurricular setting
  • Preferred technical skills: SQL, Python, VBA, C#, Tableau

Perks + Benefits

  • Compensation – we offer market competitive salaries
  • Generous Time Off – we provide competitive time off for you to enjoy life, rest and recharge
  • Health Benefits – we offer a variety of plan medical, dental and vision options to best fit your needs
  • Life + Disability Insurance – we provide plans to ensure you are supported in the most critical life events
  • Perks + Programs – access to Employee Assistance Program, Financial Health Advocacy Services, Legal Insurance, employee discounts, and more!

How to Apply

Please send your resume to

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Breakwater is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to a work environment that supports, inspires, and respects all individuals and in which all people processes are merit-based and applied without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, age, disability, national or ethnic origin, military service status, citizenship, or other protected characteristic under federal, state or local law.

Unsolicited Resumes Not Accepted

Please note that as per our policy, we do not accept unsolicited resumes from third-party recruiters unless such recruiters were engaged to provide candidates for a specified opening. Any employment agency, person, or entity that submits an unsolicited resume does so with the understanding that Breakwater will have the right to hire that applicant at its discretion without any fee owed to the submitting employment agency, person, or entity.