Solutions Architect - Data Visualization

Requisition Number J16\-0406
Title Solutions Architect \- Data Visualization
City Open
Description You?ve worked hard to get to where you are and want to work alongside people who?ve done the same\. You?re looking to be challenged and to grow professionally, and you want to be valued and recognized for your contributions\. Sirius Computer Solutions agrees\.
As a nationally recognized IT solutions provider with an over 35\-year history of success, Sirius is known for cultivating the best talent, providing a positive work environment, and offering a compensation and benefits package designed to help our employees thrive both personally and professionally\. We deliver best\-of\-breed IT solutions from the world's top technology innovators, including Cisco, Citrix, CommVault, Dell, EMC, Hitachi, HP, IBM, NetApp, Nutanix, VMware, and many more\. If you want to work with the Brightest Minds in the Business, contact us today\.
We are seeking a Data Visualization Architect to join our Brightlight Big Data & Analytics team\. This position can require overnight travel an average of 50% of the time\.
The Data Visualization Architect will work to evangelize the visual literacy in analytics, engaging with client leadership to define and refine visual design strategy, providing end\-to\-end delivery and oversight of best of breed visualization projects, performing technical troubleshooting for dashboards, reports, and scorecards, and presenting at conferences, briefings, marketing events, and industry meet\-ups\. They will help build our client teams? visualization fluency through team coaching workshops and one\-on\-one interactions\. They will be able to develop rapid visual analytics prototypes to demonstrate the ?art of the possible? for new clients and to build production\-ready data visualizations, dashboards, reports, and/or scorecards for our clients\. They will provide informal and formal training and coaching in data visualization, dashboard design, and visual story\-telling, as well as write articles, blog entries, and other content on data visualization for Sirius marketing purposes\.
Position Summary:
The primary purpose for this position is to provide technical leadership to a Solution Services Program while also serving as a technical resource to Sirius sales personnel and account managers in support of our clients\. This position will also handle engagements requiring knowledge of multiple application server environments, to assist in the architectural design of client applications, and to provide technical sales support as needed\.
Primary Duties & Responsibilities:
Promotes and sells assigned Program by conducting customer calls and on\-site visits with Sirius sales personnel
? Creates and consults with Program Manager on SOWs and estimates
? Builds assigned Program by:
? Providing technical leadership in the 2\-3 core competencies and related offerings of assigned Program
? Conducting research & development work targeted to create frameworks, utilities, or best practices to enhance the efficiency and quality of the Program?s development efforts
? Cataloguing Program?s existing intellectual property \(IP\), determining strategic areas for IP development \(including input into training and education plans for program specialists\), and evangelizing the use of Program IP by Program development teams
? Develops assigned Program?s team by conducting meetings and training for developers in Program to build and enhance skills in core competency areas
? Oversees technical delivery for assigned Program by:
? Understanding the business driving client technologies
? Participating in technical requirements gathering and solution architecture for clients
? Serving as a technical escalation point for Lead Solutions Specialists and Senior Solutions Specialists
? Provides solution architecture, requirements gathering, and application design to our clients via services delivery, including \(but not limited to\):
? Assisting clients to develop or express an organizational strategy for accomplishing strategic technology goals
? Assisting clients to identify appropriate technologies for accomplishing their strategic technology goals
? Developing technical and conceptual specifications in support of the overall application design
? Reviews and understands all assigned Statement of Work \(SOW\) prior to services delivery
Requirements Basic Qualifications:
? Bachelor?s Degree in Computer Science, Business, Information Systems, Informatics, Information Management, or a related field
? At least seven \(7\) years? analytics development experience, to include two \(2\) years? technical team leadership experience
? At least four \(4\) years? experience architecting data visualization solutions, to include experience with Tableau
Other Position Requirements:
? Two \(2\) or more years? experience in a consulting environment
? Experience in analytics architecture and architecture ?best practices?
? Demonstrated expertise in Tableau data visualization software
? Demonstrated intermediate to advanced ANSI SQL experience with an emphasis on data analysis syntax and functions
? Demonstrated database knowledge in one or more enterprise\-class RDBMS
? Demonstrated knowledge of operating systems including Windows, i5/OS, z/OS, AIX, Linux, or others
? Demonstrated ability to understand a client?s requirements and present appropriate architectural options
? Demonstrated presentation and communication skills
Preferred Qualifications:
? Full analytics lifecycle development experience
? Industry recognition for data visualization expertise
? Master?s degree in Computer Science, Business, Information Systems, Informatics, Information Management, or a related field
? Previous teaching and/or training experience
? Working knowledge of multiple dashboard development, data discovery, and dashboard design/development tools \(e\.g\. Tableau, IBM Cognos, Microsoft PowerBI, SAP BusinessObjects, MicroStrategy, Oracle OBIEE, Qlik, DOMO, SAS, etc\.\)
? Tableau certification
Essential Functions:
The position exists to provide technical consulting solutions to customers and as such requires the ability to travel to and from customer sites and interact with customers on an ongoing and regular basis\.
The above primary duties, responsibilities, and position requirements are not all inclusive\.
Sirius is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity\. As a government contractor, Sirius takes affirmative action to employ and advance in employment qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans; maintains a drug\-free workplace; and participates in E\-Verify\.
Individuals who receive job offers will be required to complete pre\-employment screening that includes a background check verifying name, residences, education, work experience, and criminal convictions consistent with the Fair Credit Reporting Act; and a drug test for controlled substances consistent with the Drug\-Free Workplace Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act\.
Sirius will not sponsor work eligibility\. 40d3e986b9ee4744a19c51b72431038e

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