Digital Insights Consultant II

Kochi, Kerala, India Digital Insights - Platform Permanent (Full Time)

Valorem Reply is seeking a Data & Analytics professional with a passion for utilizing the Microsoft BI Stack to provide value and insights to a business.  The Digital Insights Consultant has experience building and contributing to the design of database systems, both normalized transactional systems and dimensional reporting systems.  Strong experience with SQL Server as a database engine as well as experience with SSIS, SSRS, SSAS.  Successful candidates will have experience and skill in providing solutions for storing, retrieving, transforming and aggregating data to support line of business applications as well as reporting systems.
 
The Digital Insights Consultant will work with customers to deliver solutions utilizing strong business, technical and data modeling skills. 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 data visualization and information delivery solutions and as such must demonstrate proficiency with Power BI and Azure Data Services. This position will require an understanding of how analytics are positioned to meet business objectives, how analytics relates to business and enterprise architectures, and how to implement data visualization solutions through people, process and technology.  

Placement Criteria & Requirements

  • Strong collaboration skills, works well with ambiguity, works well across roles and groups
  • Ability and willingness to take the initiative to facilitate teamwork and serve the client needs first
  • Ability to engage directly with the customer and end users
  • Understanding of and familiarity with Agile delivery methodologies
  • Ability to prioritize and manage time effectively
  • Ability to collaborate with other members of the Valorem team, including Project Managers, Software Engineers and Business Analysts
  • 5+ years of experience with Microsoft SQL Server and proficiency in T-SQL
  • 5+ years of experience with SSAS, SSRS, SSIS or competitive technologies
  • 5+ years of consulting experience
  • 5+ years of analytics development and implementation experience
  • 5+ year of experience with Power BI or competitive technologies
  • Experience with Python and / or R
  • Proficiency in MDX and / or DAX queries
  • Ability to travel to customer locations in US and Canada
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, MIS, or related field  
  • Required Technical Skills

  • General Architecture
  • Being able to interpret business requirements into functional and then technical requirements
  • Understanding of and experience designing and implementing workflow/process-based systems
  • Cloud based data architecture and reporting solutions
  • Information Architecture
  • Data Modeling principles for relational and dimensional data structures
  • Data Warehouse design principles (e.g. Kimball, Inmon)
  • Microsoft SQL Server Technologies
  • Desired Technical Skills

  • Information Architecture
  • Taxonomies, Metadata Management and Master Data Management principles
  • Data Stewardship, Ownership and Quality Management principles
  • Data Science Application Experience
  • Languages: R, Python
  • Platforms: R Studio, Azure ML Studio, etc.
  • General DBMS Experience
  • RDBMS - Oracle, DB2, MySQL, etc.
  • NoSQL – Hbase, Casandra, DataStax, MongoDB, CouchDB, etc.
  • Microsoft Azure Services
  • General Reporting Capabilities
  • Power BI, Qlik, Cognos, Microstrategy, etc.
  • Kochi, Kerala, India

    Digital Insights Consultant II