About the role:
The Data Engineering team helps our clients drive the right decisions for their business through data and analytical insights. It ensures that clients can access, interpret and analyze data to come up with intelligent courses of action in all areas of their business.
We are looking for a highly effective hands on Data and Analytics Architect to join our team. This person will play a critical role in sales and assessment (primarily) and delivery of digital solutions (secondary). Day to day, you will work with customer IT and Marketing departments on major, ongoing Digital engagements with internal and external stakeholder visibility
What Avanade offers you:
The ability to create change for a living – for our clients and for yourself. Our employees average over 50 hours of professional development per year. And, every employee receives a discretionary allowance as part of our extended benefits program for you to support your work-life balance on what you need to be at the top of your game. In addition, you'll get to collaborate with passionate colleagues from around the globe on projects that make an impact.
You are a data geek who knows how to get to “so what?” You understand how to turn piles of data into actionable insights that our clients can use to out-maneuver their competition. You can explain complex analytical concepts in nontechnical language that business people can understand. You have proven experience on delivering business intelligence solutions and leveraging the big data platforms in particular and can demonstrate business outcomes on this project experience.
You have proven experience of the following : Data and Analytics architectures and standards, including data warehouses, master data management, ETL, OLAP, modeling techniques, meta data management, data quality management, Hadoop, advanced analytics, reporting and self-service BI
A deep knowledge of the Microsoft platform is essential.
You will be able to demonstrate:
· Ability to consult with clients on complex projects, including in leadership roles
· Experience with business development pursuits, leading client pitches, RFPs, proposals, and statements of work.
· Engagement with cross-functional Avanade teams to translate client digital business strategies into digital solutions that meet client objectives
· Talent for connecting with offshore teams to facilitate project work