Professional Services Consultant

Less than 5 years experience  • 

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 05/24/18
New York, NY
Less than 5 years experience
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 05/24/18

Responsibilities

  • Develop and manage technical projects with customers that result in business value:
  • Gather business and technical requirements from customer leadership and stakeholders
  • Build staged project plans with deliverable milestones, estimated effort and timelines
  • Spend time on-site with customers to implement projects
  • Manage Multiple Projects Concurrently Across Several Customers:
  • Set and meet expectations and deliverables across all customers
  • Identify risks within a project and build in mitigation plans
  • Communicate project statuses, time spent and next steps to the team and management

  Experience and Requirements:

  • At least 3 years of relevant experience in a technical support, professional services, or systems engineering role
  • BS degree in Computer Science or related technical field
  • Demonstrated excellence in the following three categories:
    • Consulting: discovery, analysis, listening, communication, and project leadership
    • Analytics: given a dataset, you can extract insights and craft a compelling presentation
    • Technical: proven comfort getting your hands dirty with Linux/Unix, SQL, relational databases, APIs
  • Strong executive presentation and persuasion skills; excellent deliverable creation and editing skills. Be prepared to show samples or present
  • A plus if you can articulate what the following technologies are (pros & cons; hands-on experience not required): Hadoop Stack, Active Directory / LDAP, Hive, MySQL, Spark, REST, Kerberos
  • Understanding of programming/scripting skills (preferably Java, or C++ Python, Perl, JavaScript, UNIX shell, etc.)
  • Willingness to roll up the sleeves in a fast-paced, highly varied environment
  • Availability to travel to customer sites; 50% travel.  You control personal travelschedule to ensure customer satisfaction
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