Business Intelligence Principal Architect Job East Coast

Business Intelligence Principal Architect 

 New England or East Coast USA

Position Summary:

Drive the end-to-end technical, functional and process architecture, establishing thought-leadership with the client and serving as program architect from small to large business intelligence engagements.  Demonstrate command of wide ranging issues with extensive hands-on involvement. Develop an in-depth understanding of the client’s data, systems, business, and personnel to frame architecture and project approach and plans that deliver on goals.  Understand organizational, political and financial levers to optimize the client’s position and direct project staff accordingly.  Operates with wide latitude for independent judgment.  Mentor and guide less experienced employees engaged at other clients. May develop and mentor employees, establishing professional goals and reviewing performance. Serve as pre-sales expert to impress prospects as needed. Work directly with the client and travel to the client site.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:

  • Other duties may be assigned to meet business needs.
  • Lead the data and requirements analysis, design, implementation and planning process. Perform hands-on tasks as required, typically in areas of high complexity. Provide technical architecture guidance to clients, including contractors, and customer project staff
  • Be the project and engagement focal point with client management and ensure successful delivery with high customer satisfaction
  • Explore client needs, propose compelling solution approaches, explain concepts and benefits to diverse IT and business audiences
  • Lead the project team(s) with responsibility for task delegation, supervision and status reporting. Manage teams to meet plan and budget hours with high customer satisfaction.  Serve as escalation point for issues beyond project team authority; resolve conflicts involving scheduling, resources, or technical issues
  • Oversee project financial targets including all expense management and constantly ensure alignment with client budget expectations.  Assist with billing and invoice collection when specifically requested by Finance Department.
  • Identify and pursue opportunities for additional work and projects.
  • Mentor less experienced co-workers working on other projects, guiding their approach and formally assessing and recommending appropriate training and professional development
  • Write white papers and best practices papers. Research technology trends and contribute to planning and strategy.
  • Understand and adhere to all confidentiality and security policies and ensure team compliance
  • Ensure time is entered into CTI project accounting system in a timely manner
  • Flexibility to travel as business dictates

Education and Work Experience: 

  • B.S. or MS degree in computer science, business or related discipline, or equivalent combination of education and experience or equivalent experience.
  • Ten plus years experience with business intelligence, ETL and database tools
  • At least 5 years of working in a consulting capacity.

 

Specialized knowledge and Skills:

  • Advanced proficiency in dimensional modeling and relevant data concepts
  • Advanced proficiency of development methodologies, QA fundamentals, and project management.
  • Advanced proficiency of 3 or more business domains (supply-chain, CRM, etc.).
  • Expert in implementation of highly complex data integration/business intelligence projects
  • Proven ability to meet designated deadlines and professional business practices and demonstrated ability to manage multiple initiatives.
  • Excellent consultative skills, including analysis, influencing, negotiation, account management, and relationship building.
  • Demonstrated ability to identify new business opportunities and serve effectively as liaison between company and customer.
  • Excellent verbal and listening skills and the ability to conduct presentations.   Excellent writing and editing skills needed for white papers, proposals, and transferring information to customers and individuals involved in projects.
  • Must have a high level of initiative and sound independent judgment

 

Interested?  Contact Dan or Donna at Fairwinds Recruiting

 

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Software Product Manager Job EPM SaaS/Cloud Software San Francisco Bay Area (SFO)

An EPM hosted/cloud based software company, is seeking a full-time Sr. Product Manager to join their product management team.  This individual will be responsible for gathering requirements, translating them into implementable stories, and delivering high quality products to the enterprise performance management market for a new product that will complement their existing suite of products.  The right candidate will be able to develop detailed specifications, communicate their business value across the organization and aggressively drive the iterative releases to their customers.  If you want to move fast, experience exceptional growth, and make an impact on the enterprise performance management market this is the position for you.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Defining product roadmap and setting engineering priorities.
  • Writing and sharing functional specifications with the development and quality assurance (QA) teams.
  • Designing new functionality with engineering and UX teams.
  • Evangelizing product vision and benefits to customers, partners and internal stakeholders.
  • Working with Marketing to create compelling product messaging internally and to the broader market.
  • Analyzing competition and defining differentiated requirements.
  • Evaluating product performance & utility of features with internal (support, services, sales) and external stakeholders (e.g. customers, partners).
  • Lead research in areas in which the company is innovating.

 

Skills and Experience:

  • Experience leading Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) Application software development projects.
  • 5+ years experience as a Product Manager, Program Manager, or consultant having implemented enterprise software in a Finance, Operations, or Sales department.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Business Management, Accounting, Finance or related field.
  • Experience with defining user interface concepts, including conceptual discussions, review of wireframes/mockups, and final decision making.
  • Understanding of majority of following concepts: continuous planning, statutory consolidations, financial analytics and visualization, data integration, multi-dimensional modeling, financial reporting.
  • Proven ability to define and communicate product requirements to a broad audience (engineers, quality assurance, marketing, senior management), leveraging both verbal and written methods of communication.
  • Independent thinker and self-starter that is able to research and present findings with minimal direction.
  • Proficiency with following programs: MS Office, Atlassian Jira, Google Docs.
  • Experience with the SaaS development model, cloud computing, and specifically the practice of Agile development methodologies.

 

Personal Characteristics:

 

  • A strong detail-oriented problem solver.
  • Able to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Strong work ethic. Candidate will reject setbacks and enthusiastically persist until ambitious goals are achieved.
  • Be resourceful and innovative when tackling complex challenges in a sustainable, proactive fashion.
  • Passionate commitment to the Company and the profession. Furthers projects and the Company’s needs and implements a model of continuous improvement in both Company goals and project-related tasks.
  • Results-oriented team player, who leads by example, is accountable for own performance, takes absolute ownership of tasks, and champions all aspects of initiatives.
  • A high energy individual with a sense of urgency and an entrepreneurial attitude.  Able to react to situations quickly and decisively, possessing self-confidence when taking a position, not afraid to make decisions.
  • Flexible and adaptable to switch gears in various high-stress situations and quickly learn new technologies and adopt new methodologies.
  • Creative sensibilities and strong communication skills.
  • Self-starter – able to see what needs to be done and always willing to do it.
  • Able to maintain a sense of good humor and not get flustered.

Location:  San Francisco Bay Area,

For more information an to submit a resume about this position contact Dan

 

 

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Account Manager “Hunter” Data Backup/Disaster Recovery Job Chicago, IL

Account Manager “Hunter” Data Backup/Disaster Recovery Job Chicago, IL

 

The Client has developed the first hypervisor-based, disaster recovery and replication software for virtualized environments, offering simplicity and greatly reduced operational and maintenance costs. Developed exclusively for virtualized and cloud environments, the award-winning solution, Virtual Replication, is rapidly becoming the standard for disaster recovery and business continuity in the modern data center. The client received ‘Best of Show’ at VMworld 2011, as well as 2012 and 2011 ‘Product of the Year’ Gold Awards.

 

About the Client

 

The company is at a very exciting time in its development, posting record sales each year. This creates a dynamic and fun work environment. As a fast pasted and agile organization, employees have the unique opportunity as a part of a team building the company from its early-stage to becoming a great company. Offering the opportunity to work with exceptional individuals as part of a hot and promising cutting edge technology.

 

Offering an attractive compensation package consisting of base salary, bonus, equity participation and benefits to attract and retain individuals of the highest caliber.

 

Job Description

 

Account Manager “Hunter” will work closely with the field team and channel in strategically targeting & prospecting to a named account list and closing business.

 

Responsibilities Include:

  • Meeting personal quota requirements
  • Closing business independently and meeting personal revenue objectives
  • Work closely with channel partners
  • Strategic prospecting to named accounts
  • Account Management – from initial prospecting to acquisition to install base upsell

 

Required Qualifications

  • All of the intangibles…self-motivated, driven, high energy, competitive, attention to detail, comfortable working within a team
  • Experience handling sales cycles both independently as well as within a team
  • Solid understanding of storage architecture, backup and recovery technologies
  • Experience working with channel partners and large, enterprise accounts
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, early-stage environment that requires willingness to learn and apply new concepts and strategies quickly

 

Desired Qualifications

  •  A Bachelor’s degree is required, preferably in a Business-related program
  •  5+ Years sales experience within IT (storage/virtualization/backup) with channel or vendor
  •  Experience using Salesforce.com CRM

 

Location

Chicago, IL – Proximity to Downtown Chicago required.

 

The Client Offers

  •  Modern, energetic working environment
  •  Opportunities for professional growth, promotion and Pre-IPO for employees who demonstrate high performance and commitment will have the opportunity for career development and advancement within sales or other parts of the organization.
  •  Salary ranges depending on skills and expertise – with base salary + commission for achieving goals.
  • Competitive health plan, 401k, and stock options.

 

Interested?  Contact Dan or Donna at Fairwinds Recruiting

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Lead Business Intelligence Principal Consultant Job – East Coast

Business Intelligence Principal Lead Consultant

 New England or East Coast USA

 

The client provides high value services to its clients. Through the effective application of technologies like Business Intelligence, Data Integration and Management, Enterprise and Cloud Computing, they help customers implement the right IT solutions to empower business innovation and dynamic scalability.

 

Founded nearly 20 years ago they have grown the practice to include Business Intelligence, Data Warehousing, Data Analytics, Business Analytics and Infrastructure throughout the North Eastern seaboard and New England areas.

 

Position Summary:

Lead the architecture and delivery of business intelligence solutions for the client, acting as the project focal point for specific areas while contributing insight and guidance to other interdependent groups. Demonstrate command of broad project issues with extensive hands-on involvement and ability to adapt to changes and influence direction. Develop an in-depth understanding of their client’s data and functional needs and organize and manage execution of work as an individual or team-lead working on small to large size projects with up to a high level of complexity. Mentors less experienced staff engaged at other clients. Serve as pre-sales expert to impress prospects as needed. Work with minimal supervision. Work directly with the client and travel to the client site.

  

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:

  • Lead the data and requirements analysis, design, implementation and planning process.
  • Perform hands-on tasks as required, typically in areas of high complexity. Provide technical architecture guidance, including contractors and customer project staff.
  • Be the project focal point with client management and ensure successful delivery with high customer satisfaction
  • Lead small teams with responsibility for task delegation, supervision and status reporting.
  • Manage team to meet plan and budget hours with high customer satisfaction.
  • Mentor less experienced co-workers working on other projects, guiding their approach and formally assessing and recommending appropriate training and professional development
  • Support pre-sales activities as needed
  • Write white papers and best practices papers
  • Understand and adhere to all confidentiality and security policies
  • Flexibility to travel as business dictates

 

Essential Education, Skills, and Environment:

Education and Work Experience:

  • MS degree in computer science, engineering or related discipline, or equivalent combination of education and experience plus 5 years’ experience with business intelligence, ETL and database tools with a thorough understanding of dimensional modeling and relevant data concepts
  • B.S. in computer science, engineering or related discipline, or equivalent combination of education and experience plus five years’ experience with business intelligence, ETL and database tools with a thorough understanding of dimensional modeling and relevant data concepts
  • At least 3+ years of working in a consulting capacity

 

Specialized knowledge and Skills: 

  • Strong Proficiency of at least one business domain (supply-chain, CRM, etc.).
  • Strong Proficiency of development methodologies, QA fundamentals, and project management.
  • Excellent time management and organization skills.
  • Strong communication and “client-facing” skills


Interested?  Contact Dan or Donna at Fairwinds Recruiting

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