Business Intelligence (BI) / Senior Consultant

Company
Advertiser Confidential
Date Posted
12th September 2017
Reference
173793
Job Type
Permanent
Location
London
Salary
Negotiable


Business Intelligence (BI) / Senior Consultant, Think Big Analytics
The Position
We are looking for a Senior Business Intelligence (BI) consultant for the BI & Visualisation practice in our Think Big Analytics consulting division. In this role, you will work with our clients and evaluate, design, build and adopt sophisticated BI & Visualisation applications, tools and platforms, on-premises and in the cloud. You will advise them in modern self-service and visual analytics techniques for BI and data analytics. If you share Teradata’s passion for professionally architected and scalable analytic ecosystems, you are the right candidate. You will help our clients to leverage and activate their Data Warehouses and Data Lakes through BI and data visualisation applications that cater for potentially complex and large data volumes as well as large numbers of users of all kinds. This is a vital position in the Think Big Analytics consulting team, to enable our customers, see and reason about their data.
BI applications are only as good as their underlying databases and data stores. This position requires the candidate to be comfortable to work across the entire architecture stack, designing, implementing and optimizing BI data models as well as BI platforms and end-user applications such as dashboards, enterprise reporting portals or mobile interfaces. Modern BI architectures and approaches very often require companies to align their organisation, processes and behavioural frameworks. It will be your role to advise our clients in the necessary concepts, techniques and best practices, to successfully adopt modern BI & data visualisation.
 
In this regional position, you will have the opportunity to work with a wide variety of Think Big Analytics and other Teradata teams, customers and in different industries. You will establish a trusted advisor and expert role in the IT and business organisations of our clients and in internal communities alike.
Candidates can be based in Europe.
Your responsibilities and activities will include:
• Provide relevant subject matter expertise and thought leadership in modern BI and data visualisation, for enterprise organisations
• Actively lead and participate in selected services demand generation, pre-sales (i.e. presentations and demos) and delivery efforts in the International region
• Collaborate with sales, business consulting, data science and client management teams in the entire Teradata organisation
• Act as trusted advisor for our clients and prospects for BI and data visualisation solutions, architectures and databases in an analytic ecosystem environment at scale, both on-premises and in the cloud
• Participate in pre-sales and project definition activities (i.e. RFP responses, scoping workshops and exercises, solution architecture development etc.)
• Deliver BI platform assessment, planning and optimization expert services, including in areas such as operations and performance
• Support projects teams with design and implementation of analytical database layers in support of BI applications
• Actively contribute to fostering a community of internal BI and data visualisation professionals across the region and develop reusable sales and project assets
 Qualifications
 
Qualifications
We expect:
• A passion for data visualisation and a keen design sense, combined with a solid understanding of the data visualisation and BI markets, solutions and technologies
• At least 3 years of relevant data visualisation experience (i.e. applying visual analytics techniques, designing interactive reports and dashboards, data driven design of charts and infographics etc.), ideally in a consulting function
• Ability to present and represent data to facilitate understanding and to support finding answers to business questions 
• Be familiar with techniques such as mock-up, journey mapping or wireframing to capture and discuss business and data visualisation requirements 
• Proven experience in leading data visualisation design and implementation teams or visual analytics efforts
• Several years of practical experience with data visualisation and visual analytics tools and technologies such as Tableau, Qlik, Power BI, D3, Shiny etc. as well as some of the data visualisation capabilities in traditional BI platforms (i.e. MicroStrategy, IBM Cognos Analytics)
• Good data analysis and SQL skills
This will be a plus:
• Able to quickly and effectively discuss data visualisation ideas using graphic or UI design tools such as or like Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator or Sketch
• Web development experience in common scripting languages (PHP, Python, JavaScript, etc.) and technologies (HTML, CSS etc.) as well as a solid awareness of UI/UX domains, technologies and techniques
• Awareness of Teradata Unified Data Architecture solutions and Teradata SQL
• Having used data visualisation and visual analytics in Big Data/Hadoop environments
• Work experience in an agile managed project or at least awareness of pertinent concepts
This is how you work:
• Demonstrate excellent organizational, people- and project-management skills and be business savvy  
• Combine an analytical and creative approach to problem solving and have business strategy skills to build the solutions necessary to ask the right questions and find the right answers
• Be a clear, confident and persuasive communicator, with excellent presentation skills and with the ability to structure a coherent, logical argument and the confidence to defend assumptions, projections and recommendations
• Willingness and ability to travel frequently
• Be proficient in the use of both written and spoken business English to “speak the business language” with the ability to visualize data
• Working in virtual teams

 

Job

 : Services/Consulting

Schedule

 : Full-time

Primary Location

 : Europe, Middle East & Africa-United Kingdom

Other Locations

 : Europe, Middle East & Africa-Netherlands, Europe, Middle East & Africa-Germany, Europe, Middle East & Africa-Sweden

Organization

 : TB International


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