Pre-Sales Data Architect (BI/DW) Job Description:<br />TEKsystems Global Services, Data Services Practice is seeking an in...
Internal Information Architect (BI/DW) Seattle
Internal Information Architect (BI/DW) Seattle
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Internal Information Architect (BI/DW) Seattle

  1. 1. Pre-Sales Data Architect (BI/DW) Job Description:<br />TEKsystems Global Services, Data Services Practice is seeking an internal Sr. Business Intelligence focused Architect specializing in the areas of Business Intelligence and Data warehousing utilizing the Microsoft platform. The ideal candidate will act as a professional consultant in the aforementioned areas to Data Services Practice customers. A demonstrated expert level understanding of the entire Microsoft Business Intelligence stack is required for this position including SQL Server Database, SQL Server Integration Services, SQL Server Analysis Services, SQL Server Reporting Services, Performance Point, and PowerPivot. Additionally, experience with formal data quality and master data management tools is a plus. The Information Architect is an authoritative role that is responsible for overall design and architecture of client Data Governance, Business Intelligence, and Data Warehousing solutions, including presentation, data architecture and integration, development and report delivery. The architect will work closely TEKsystems Project Management and the client’s technical and business groups to define requirements and develop strategic and tactical solutions. During projects the role is responsible for partnering with project management, cross-functional teams of users, IT developers, and analysts to ensure successful delivery of key functionalities. This role requires a dynamic personality with extensive knowledge in three distinct disciplines: - Data GovernanceConcrete experience with and a wide base knowledge of general Data Governance principles, methodologies, and frameworks is a critical area of focus for the position including Master Data Management and Data Quality. - Business IntelligenceDeep understanding of general BI strategies and solutions utilizing a wide range of products. Personal hands-on experience architecting, designing, implementing, and delivering solutions utilizing technologies from a variety of vendors is a must. - Data WarehousingUnderstanding and personal hands-on application of both “bottom-up” and “top-down” data warehousing architectures is required. The ability to conversationally discuss detailed aspects of complex data warehousing solution elements is critical to the success of the role.Roles and Responsibilities- Sales – Closing Technical SupportSupport the closing stage of the sales process providing deep technical resource experience, advice, and customer support. In general this responsibility involves interfacing with the customer’s internal technical staff to prove TEKsystems’s BI/DW technical capabilities.- Transition - Sales to Delivery Transition Technical SupportUpon closing a sale, take on the lead technical role in setting up the new program/project. Project staffing, estimation, execution methodology, etc are the main activities. Tight interpersonal integration with Project Managers from both TEKsystems and the client is required. - Delivery Technical OversightProvide practice level Sr. Architect oversight, advise, and support to project architectsProvide methodology support and customization to design and development using waterfall, agile BI, DAMA DABOK, Inmon CIF, and Informatica Velocity- Perform Short-Term Technical AssessmentsProvide short-term general BI Organization Maturity and Data Quality assessments to clients.Develop recommendations and roadmaps- Mentor, Train, and develop technical and sales resources in DG, BI, and DW topicsSkills Required- 5+ years of Business Intelligence experience- 5+ years of Data Warehousing experience – Any toolsets- 2+ years of Data Architecture enterprise initiative experience- 1+ years Data Quality project work- EXCELLENT speaking and presentation skills and a positive attitudeQualifications- Expert in the Microsoft stack of Business Intelligence, Integration, and Database tools including hands-on development, integration, and customization experience. - Extensive professional experience creating solutions with the following Microsoft technologies is requiredSQL Server DatabaseSQL Server Integration ServicesSQL Server Analysis ServicesSQL Server Reporting ServicesPerformance PointPowerPivot- Strong knowledge of best practices and techniques with the aforementioned tools is required- Expert in Multidimensional data modeling- Knowledge of Microsoft’s Master Data Services a plus- Knowledge of other vendor MDM, DQ, Integration, and database technologies a plus. Desired vendors include SAP Business Objects, IBM, Oracle, and Informatica- Knowledge and experience in the development & deployment of master data solutions and data warehouse data architecture for large data volumes and complex reporting solutions- Candidate must understand business processes, be a detailed-oriented person and quickly grasp new concepts. Additionally the candidate will have strong presentation, interpersonal, software development and work management skills- Highly analytical candidate, skilled troubleshooter, highly developed technical and problem solving skills with the proven ability to provide creative and effective solutions through data warehousing and business intelligence applications- Able to work in a diversified environmentPreferred Traits (not required)- Experience with formal Data Quality tools and methodologies- Experience with formal Master Data Management tools and methodologies- SOA based architecture and integration experience- Strong Analytics Focus and Business User Focused- Very good inter-people skills to effectively interface to customers, team members, and other colleagues- Time/Project management skills- Familiar with a wide range of BI and DW related tools from vendors such as Microsoft, IBM, Informatica, SAP, etc.Education- B.A. or B.S. in Computer Science (other majors acceptable with requisite experience)- Requires a College Degree in a related area - Related advanced technical certifications and/or degrees preferred<br />Required Skills for Pre-Sales Data Architect (BI/DW) Job:<br />BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE <br />DATA WAREHOUSING <br />INFORMATION ARCHITECTURE <br />CONSULTANT <br />MICROSOFT SQL SERVER <br />SSIS <br />SSAS <br />SSRS <br />PERFORMANCE POINT <br />POWERPIVOT <br />DATA MANAGEMENT <br />SALES ENGINEERING<br />About TEKsystems:<br />Join TEKsystems® and get your career on the fast track. As the leading technology staffing and services firm, we are passionate about deploying high-caliber IT and communications expertise. To satisfy our constant need for expertise, we actively seek talented Technical Professionals with all levels of information technology and communications skills. TEKsystems knows that every professional has different needs, so we'll work together to determine a suitable benefits package. We offer options to our Technical Professionals that could include: a health plan, 401k, provisions for vacation and holiday pay, and technical and professional training. With a foundation as the nation's largest IT staffing firm, we've become a billion-dollar services company by blending superior client service with an unrivaled ability to source and manage talent to precise specifications, resulting in successful technology executions. Allegis Group and its subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers. M/F/D/V<br />