DXC Technology Analytics Offering Principal in Chicago, Illinois

Job Description:

Analytics Offering Principal

At DXC, we make great ideas happen for the world’s most dynamic organizations. With broad global resources and deep technical know-how, our Analytics Practice is backed by the resources of the world’s leading technology company, operating in over 170 countries with a proud ranking on the Fortune 500, and a portfolio of solutions that empowers one billion customers around the world.

This role is within the America’s AMS Platforms and Managed BI team. This individual will focus on the solution and pipeline development within the AMS supporting multiple industry domains. This role is seen as a critical position in credentialing DXC in the Americas region, building the managed BI pipeline, moving pursuits forward and will be primarily focused on deals in stages 2- 5 with some level of client billability for sold work.

Resource will be responsible for driving pipeline and should have Managed Service experience in the area of Analytics & Data Management Platforms, Hadoop and Cloud/Hybrid hosting of Hadoop clusters, EDW, Data Lakes, Data Integration, Big Data and Business Intelligence.

Typical Duties:

  • Supports sales pursuits as lead offering principal

  • Meets directly with client's business users to identify project objectives and business requirements; and with client's IT users to identify technical requirements

  • Works within overall project plan and schedule

  • Provides feedback to customers and creates structured documentation, including specifications and weekly status reports

  • Advises client on configuration and implementation options based on best practices

  • Provides expertise and leads technical aspects of sales pursuits

  • Participates in the business requirements gathering process for client customizations

  • Leads/Supports solution implementation, customization, testing, and deployment, including preparation of test scenarios. Oversees client user acceptance testing

  • Acts as a technical mentor for clients in transferring solution critical knowledge

  • Collaborates with customer team participants

  • Ensures that all implementation methodology deliverables are complete and on-time

  • Generates timely project status, time, and expense reports as requested by management

Qualifications

Technical Experience

  • 5+ years experience architecting and delivering Managed BI services solutions on various platforms including VPC, MS Azure, AWS

  • 10+ years experience architecting and delivering BI services to customers in a variety of industries.

  • A technical degree in computer science or engineering

  • Demonstrated ability to translate business needs into enterprise architecture requirements.

  • Strong background in Enterprise Architecture including demonstrated expertise in two or more of the major EA domains as it relates to BI (Business, Application, Data and Technology).

  • Experienced in translating business needs into BI strategies and architecture requirements, including data discovery and governance.

  • Experience in developing / deploying BI solutions in more than one industry sub-region.

  • Experience with at least two major BI user experience technology solutions such as Business Objects, MicroStrategy, Spotfire and Tableau

  • Experience with two or more data warehouse and ETL Solutions in large scale deployments.

  • Experience with open source data capabilities such as Hadoop Frameworks and ancillary products

  • Experience with data integration within heterogeneous environment.

  • Ability to communicate at all levels and to audiences with varying levels of domain expertise.

  • Ability to present complex problems and proposed solutions in a simple manner in order to both influence and expedite resolution.

  • Previous experience working in a customer-facing role

  • Experience with database technologies such as Microsoft SQL, Oracle, Vertica, Teradata, Exadata

  • Performance tuning, systems management, backup/recovery/DR scenarios Professional Consulting and Business Experience

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills

  • The ability to work as part of a close-knit, worldwide team of Solution Architects

  • Time management skills in a dynamic sales and delivery environment

  • Field consulting or professional services delivery experience

  • Project management experience

  • Working Knowledge of Information Management, Information Governance, BI or Analytics

  • Ability to travel frequently to client locations and live in close proximity to a major US airport

  • Ability/authorized to work in the US required

  • Strong preference for Chicago based candidate

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