Digital Insights Consultant III

Seattle, Washington Digital Insights - Platform Full Time

Valorem Reply is seeking a senior level Data & Analytics professional with a passion for utilizing the Microsoft BI Stack to provide value and insights to a business.  The preferred candidate will have demonstrated leadership in the field of advanced analytics, data sciences, and data analysis.    
The Digital Insights Consultant will lead the creation of high-value analytics solutions leveraging Valorem Reply’s proven implementation methodology and solutions while leading and managing enterprise and mid-market projects, as well as technical pre-sales support activities as required. You will be responsible for designing solution architecture, assisting with solution requirement definition, and ensuring processes are followed by all members of the project team. You will have the opportunity to work with and learn the latest Microsoft solutions in a fun work environment. This position will work collaboratively across all Valorem Reply’s sales, service delivery and account management organizations in service to Valorem Reply’s customers.  
This position will represent Valorem Reply’s approach to advanced analytics solutions and as such must demonstrate proficiency at the architecture level. This position will require an understanding of how advanced analytics are positioned to meet business objectives, how advanced analytics relates to business and enterprise architectures, and how to implement advanced analytic solutions through people, process and technology.   
The ideal candidate will have extensive Microsoft and Open Source technology experience implementing Big Data with Advanced Analytics solutions including data ingestion, data storage, data shaping, machine learning, predictive analytics and data visualization.  Additionally the successful candidate will have demonstrated leadership in the field of advanced analytics, data sciences, and data analysis, and will also have a commitment to working across enterprises (both within Valorem Reply and our customers), be familiar with the market challenges in multiple industry verticals, have experience with emerging technologies in advanced analytics and experience with non-Microsoft technologies.  

Minimum Qualifications

  • 10+ years’ experience in a predictive and decision support analytics function 
  • 6+ years quantitative analysis experience 
  • 6+ years of consulting leadership or management experience  
  • 3+ years of advanced analytics development experience 
  • 3+ years technical team leadership or management experience 
  • Ability to travel to customer locations in US and Canada 
  • Strong foundation in statistics 
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, MIS, or related field   
  • Required Technical Skills

  • General architecture 
  • Designing large-scale analytical systems 
  • Being able to interpret business requirements into functional and then technical requirements 
  • Understanding of designing workflow/process-based systems  
  • Experience solutioning Cloud based enterprise data architectures 
  • Information architecture 
  • Data Modeling principles for relational and dimensional data structures 
  • Data Warehouse design principles (e.g. Kimball, Inmon) 
  • Data Lake design principles 
  • Hybrid enterprise data architecture 
  • Expertise using various open source or dedicated analytics tools – Matlab, R, Python, Scala 
  • Microsoft Stack 
  • SQL Server core database engine (T-SQL code development) 
  • SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS) 
  • SQL Server Analysis Services (SSAS) 
  • SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS) 
  • Microsoft O365 technologies 
  • Microsoft Azure 
  • Cortana Intelligence Suite 
  • Azure PaaS 
  • Azure Data Services 
  • ADF, Cosmos db, Azure Data Lake, Azure SQL, Azure Storage, Azure Data Explorer, etc., etc. 
  • Desired Technical Skills

  • Big Data technologies / Languages: 
  • Databricks 
  • Snowflake 
  • Spark SQL, Spark MLlib, Spark Streaming 
  • MapReduce, 
  • Pig, Hive 
  • Information architecture 
  • Taxonomies, Metadata Management and Master Data Management principles 
  • Data Stewardship, Ownership and Quality Management principles 
  • Data Science application experience 
  • Languages: R, Python, SAS, Alteryx, JSON, XML 
  • Platforms: R Studio, Azure ML Studio, etc. 
  • General DBMS experience  
  • RDBMS - Oracle, DB2, MySQL, etc. 
  • NoSQL – Hbase, Casandra, DataStax, MongoDB, CouchDB, etc. 
  • General Reporting capabilities 
  • Power BI, Qlik, Cognos, Microstrategy, etc. 
  • Azure Dev Ops (ADO) 
  • Microsoft SQL Server technologies: 
  • SQL Server Analysis Services (MDX code development) 
  • SQL Server 2012 
  • Required Non-Technical Skills

  • Business Engagement: 
  • Demonstrated experience… 
  • Providing thought leadership and business strategy acumen around advanced analytics and business information life cycle  
  • Leading customers through a value-based decision making cycle  
  • Developing functional, non-functional and technical requirements based on business imperatives 
  • Presenting to customer executive teams with authority and purpose 
  • Project Leadership: 
  • Demonstrated experience…  
  • Directing business analysts and developers in the execution of project tasks  
  • Leading consultants in various project work streams  
  • Estimating, planning and executing advanced analytics solutions 
  • Managing multi-site project teams 
  • Seattle, Washington

    Digital Insights Consultant III