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Implementation Consultant - BI - Germany

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Vacancy summary

Vacancy summary

Reference: 06295

Job Type: Permanent

Date Posted: 5 October 2016

  • Market leading BI and data visalisation software solution 
  • Advisor and developer of market leading BI solution 
  • Connecting customers' data and creating actionable  reports/dashboards for end users
  • Providing technical and analytical expertise to nurture customers to drive adoption and repeat purchases.

 

Implementation Consultant - Germany (Munich/ Dusseldorf/ Hamburg)

Your role as Senior Implementation Consultant is about being the client’s advisor and foremost developer of the client's visual analytics and master of User Interface, ergonomics, and best practices.

You will connect customer’s data and create actionable  reports/dashboards for end users to rely on for their day to day business decisions. Your technical and analytical expertise will nurture customers to drive adoption and repeat purchases.


KEY RESPONSIBILITIES & TASKS

  • Analyse customer requirements and develop proposals for technical solutions
  • Provide onsite implementation consulting and professional services for implementations, potentially for multiple simultaneous customers and projects
  • Maintain detailed knowledge of current and upcoming future product features and capabilities as well as knowledge of common customer applications and derived benefits
  • Drive all aspects of successful implementations from requirements and design to mentoring and delivery
  • Conduct kickoff meetings, document solutions and provide knowledge transfer
  • Perform database analysis and data modelling and build  applications
  • Perform software installation and configuration
  • Development and testing of data extract scripts. Data validation & assistance with UAT (user acceptance testing)
  • Work within customer schedules whilst meeting  high standards for quality and professionalism
Internal Development & Sales Support Responsibilities
  • Assist in the development of standard reusable “productized” consulting service offerings, including definition of tasks, deliverables and estimates
  • Participate in the pre-sales process to understand customer business and technical objectives mapped to product requirements, in order to develop innovative and effective solutions
  • Document best practices in developing and deploying  solutions, sharing internally for reuse by customers and partners
  • Mentor and Provide hands-on expert level assistance to clients and colleagues for technical issues and knowledge transfer

DIMENSIONS SPECIFIC TO THIS ROLE

  • External facing: Business Users, Developers and Architects from Customer and Implementation Partners
  • Internal facing: Implementation Consultants, Project Managers, Enterprise Presales Team and Education Team


COMPETENCIES & SKILLS

Implementation Skills
  • Deep knowledge and experience with a range of Business Intelligence tools
  • Deep knowledge in Relational Database systems and data modeling, SQL preferably from DBA related work
  • Deep Knowledge of Extract, Transformation and Load (ETL) tools
  • Experience building HTML5 based apps with complex JavaScript/AJAX interaction with web services is helpful
  • Knowledge of web software/development such as JavaScript, ASP, AJAX, Apache and Web Services
  • Programming skills in C#/C++/VBA/JAVASCRIPT/HTML/CSS/JSON or other scripting languages
  • Familiarity Web-based application development, including asp and IIS server platforms
  • Advantageous to have basic understanding of Web application security and concepts, such as Ticketing, header injection, XSS, SSL, HTTPS, Kerberos, certificates, Active Directory, and LDAP. Knowledge of extranet architectures such as DMZ, Firewalls, Ports, Vlans and Reverse proxies. Demonstrated abilities with SSO-related software such as ADFS, SiteMinder, OpenSSO, and SAML.
Consulting Skills
  • Extraordinary client-facing skills with the ability to solve the clients’ needs and manage scope. Background and experience gained in top-tier consulting organizations
  • Understands business processes and is aware of business politics
  • Thinks quickly, responding to customer inquiries appropriately and offering creative solutions
  • An outgoing, focused and organized individual, with a strong drive to succeed
  • Team player with strong interpersonal skills, able to succeed in a high pressure environment
  • Excellent presentation, communications and interpersonal skills. Problem Solving and Negotiating
  • Ability to articulate ideas clearly with exceptional organizational, presentation, and communication skills – both verbal and written. (writing samples helpful)
  • Ability to generate client signoff and commitment to the overall solution, architecture and design
  • Ability to organize and lead client sessions that involve non-technical resources, creating functional requirements and application design
  • Understanding of project management & implementation methodologies
  • Excellent analysis skills and the ability to develop processes and methodologies
  • Ability to utilize modern software development methodologies, such as Agile with emphasis on software and application design and development lifecycle and ability to drive the development process

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE
  • B.S. in Business, Computer Science, Software Engineering, MIS or equivalent work experience.
Languages
  • German and English fluency mandatory
Experience
  • Experience of software implementation. 
  • A passion for Business Discovery and Business Intelligence solutions experience in BI Software Industry preferred
  • Hands-on experience with relational databases and data modeling
  • Experience in establishing  Server (Clusters) and Publisher across environments (development, test, acceptance and production)
  • Experienced in conducting architecture reviews and provide recommended improvements
  • Experience developing multi-tiered enterprise  applications
  • Strong BI background with ability to solve problems in a BI environment
Job Requirements
  • Travel 50%-75% of the time (Can be higher or lower depending on customer requirements)

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