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Solution Principal - Data & Analytics
JO-2007-8026
Philadelphia
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Does shaping the future excite you? Are you inspired by blending your passions and career? At Slalom, we are driven by diversity of thought, curiosity, and authenticity. We recognize that no two journeys are the same. Whether you embody all of these qualities or you are energized by loving your work and life, we want to hear from you!


Slalom is a modern consulting firm focused on strategy, technology, and business transformation. We believe in what's possible and shape what's next.

At Slalom, personal connection meets global scale. We build deep relationships with our clients in cities across the U.S., U.K., and Canada, while sharing insights across markets to bring the full breadth of Slalom's expertise to every engagement. Our seven regional Build Centers are hubs for innovation, attracting top talent to rapidly co-create the technology products of tomorrow. We also nurture strong partnerships with over 200 leading technology providers, including Amazon Web Services, Google Cloud, Microsoft, Salesforce, and Tableau.

Founded in 2001 and headquartered in Seattle, Slalom has organically grown to over 8,500 employees. We were named one of Fortune's 100 Best Companies to Work For in 2020 and are regularly recognized by our employees as a best place to work. Learn more at slalom.com.


Our Philadelphia office launched in 2016 and has 130+ employees with a client base spanning across the greater Philadelphia area. As a company that focuses on external clients, Slalom Philadelphia prides itself in their employee resource groups that spread across women’s leadership, black affinity, Latino affinity, veterans’ network, gender equality & LGBTQ community. These employee groups provide meaningful connections internally that extend to the local community.

We are looking for a Data and Analytics Solution Principal and leader to join our Philadelphia office. This role is for an experienced and motivated D&A expert who possess an outstanding balance of technical depth and strong interpersonal skills. At Slalom, we are passionate about people and outcomes. We work with new entrants, challengers and Fortune 100 companies to help transform their businesses and organizations and our leaders champion those transformations!

We are proud to be a Microsoft Gold Partner, 2018 Microsoft Power BI Global Partner of the Year, Premier AWS Partner, Platinum Salesforce Partner, Google Premier Partner, 5x Tableau Partner of the Year, 2018 Snowflake Partner of the Year, and 2018 Dell Boomi Partner of the Year.

This leader will be responsible for excellent client delivery, contributing to and/or leading new business pursuits, proposals, recruiting, asset development, sophisticated solutioning and knowledge management.


Job Title:

Solution Principal – Data & Analytics


Responsibilities:

  • Conduct and lead white-boarding sessions, workshops, design sessions, and project meetings building strong client relations
  • Interacting with various partners to collaborate on client pursuits, creation of partner assets and conduct bi-directional sales training
  • Collaborate in the creation/improvement of standard methodologies, points-of-view, and delivery templates (Modern Data Architecture, Cloud Data Platforms, Data Lakes etc.) to standardize sales and delivery efforts
  • Lead analysis, architecture, design and development of cloud and/or on-prem Data Warehouse, Data Lake, and Business Analytics solutions
  • Assist business development team with pre-sales activities and RFPs that align with practice revenue targets
  • Lead estimation and planning efforts for client projects
  • Collaborate with client DW/BI/Reporting team to standardize reporting and analytics implementation(s) across a variety of business teams/users/constituents
  • Craft and develop Data Ingestion/Integration architecture (ETL/ELT) frameworks following industry business needs
  • Define business case, strategy and solution for Data Quality, Data Governance, Data Catalog and/or MDM use cases based on client needs
  • Responsible for People/Career Management and project staffing
  • Support recruiting and onboarding of new employees into the practice
  • Act as a champion for one or more technical partner alliances, setting strategic goals for the practice, and being an excellent partner with alliance vendors

Qualifications:

  • 10+ years of experience, specializing in enterprise wide deployed DW/BI solution architecture, design, and development preferably with consulting experience
  • 5+ years of consulting experience leading pre-sales activities such as leading business development presentations, estimating level of effort for analytics and data work, creating proposals, writing SOWs and closing business, leading post sale delivery workload etc.
  • Prior experience and/or active certification (a plus) in at least one of the major cloud technology platforms like AWS, Google Cloud Platform, Microsoft Azure (data services), Snowflake etc.
  • Prior implementation experience with Cloud Data Warehouses such as Synapse or Snowflake as well as tools such as like Mattillion, Talend, Reltio, Azure Data Factory or AWS Glue.
  • Data architecture and Data Modeling skills, specifically building / understanding star schema-based data marts, deep understanding of Slowly Changing Dimension strategies etc.
  • Technical expertise in ETL technologies like Informatica, Talend, Matillion, Dell Boomi, or related technologies
  • Prior experience in implementing Data Lake using HDFS, AWS S3, GCP Cloud Storage or Azure BLOB is a plus
  • Demonstrated passion for analytics/BI and the ability to communicate its value as a strategic business advantage
  • Proven aptitude for learning new technologies and analytics techniques
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills (both in presentation and comprehension) along with the aptitude for thought leadership in analytics
  • Highly self-motivated and able to work independently as well as in a collaborative environment


Slalom Is An Equal Opportunity Employer And All Qualified Applicants Will Receive Consideration For Employment Without Regard To Race, Color, Religion, Sex, National Origin, Disability Status, Protected Veteran Status, Or Any Other Characteristic Protected By Law.


We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

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