Sr. Technical Consultant, Info Software in Chicago, IL

$80K - $100K(Ladders Estimates)

Rockwell Automation   •  

Chicago, IL 60601

Industry: Manufacturing & Automotive


Not Specified years

Posted 56 days ago

The role requires excellent communication skills and the ability to interact and influence effectively across all levels of the company. In addition, strong commercial, product/service/solution and application skills are necessary. This position requires moderate to extensive travel primarily within region, but could include opportunities in our other global regions.


  • Respond to RFIs and RFQs
  • Work with Rockwell sales representatives on sales strategies, plans and execution
  • Present qualitative and quantitative value of the proposed solutions
  • Create custom presentations and documents that clearly state customer business problems and Rockwell solutions and benefits
  • Communicate with customer IT representatives to understand customer IT infrastructure and policies and to present solutions that fit into customer IT environment
  • Provide guidance to customers and implementers on ways to deploy proposed products including alternatives and their costs and benefits
  • Work with deployment teams (internal or partners) on deployment strategies and specific proposals as needed
  • Prepares technical materials, presentations and tools to improve sales force effectiveness.
  • Evaluates products and provides feedback on product features and performance.
  • Serves as technical expert for pre-sale customers and internal events.
  • Develops product enhancements to be used by various delivery teams in order to either extend existing product functionality and/or to improve development efficiency.
  • Serve as RA technical representative to industry associations and standards committees.
  • Customer focused attitude.
  • Works on issues of diverse scope where analysis of data requires evaluation of identifiable factors.
  • Demonstrates good judgment in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions.
  • Normally receives little instruction on day-to-day work.
  • Is a self-sufficient knowledge worker.
  • Receives guidelines and goals on new assignments and is expected to develop their own plan to achieve these goals.
  • Ability to manage an ad-hoc team of individuals in order to meet a project goal.

EOE, M/F/Disabled, Vet





Basic Qualification:

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience
  • Legal authorization to work in the US is required. We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job opening.

Preferred Qualification:

  • At least 8 years of product experience and application development in the Industrial Automation, MES, ERP, or Enterprise Software fields.
  • 2-years pre-sales experience.
  • Data Science Capabilities in 1 or more of the following areas:
  • Working Knowledge or experience of using modeling tools like Knime, Rapidminer, H2O, SAS etc.
  • Experience with Machine Learning algorithms using Spark ML/MLlib, TensorFlow, R and Notebooks like Zeppelin, Jupyter.
  • Experience in big data stores (in order of importance): Elastic, Cassandra, Hbase, Hive, HDFS, etc.
  • Data engineering skills in using big data processing and streaming platforms Apache Spark and Apache Kafka, Hadoop. Other platforms will be helpful.
  • Prior experience with data transformations, filtering, data aggregation is useful.

In addition, this position requires strong verbal and written communication skills, the ability to communicate and work with a variety of people not under direct control in a fast-paced team environment.

  • Be able to work effectively and proficiently with the following:
  • Microsoft SQL Server (Configuration and development of SQL code)
  • Eclipse
  • Cloud Computing (Microsoft Azure)
  • Mobile Platforms and Devices (Windows Mobile, Apple iOS, Android)
  • Familiarization with various Microsoft Technologies
  •  Visual Studio, SQL, SSRS, PowerBI, Office
  • Programming experience in Java, C# or C++ or equivalent
  • Has a Continuous Improvement Attitude
  • Maintains their SME status in their Industry
  • Stays current and be conversant with the latest relevant technologies and competitive offerings

Valid Through: 2019-10-14