Practice Director- Datawarehousing Centre

ABC Consultants Pvt. Ltd.
  • Chennai
  • 35-40 lakh
  • 18-22 years
  • 30 Jan 2015

  • Senior Management-Technology

  • IT/ Technology - Software/ Services
Job Description

Job Description:

Role would be heading Data warehousing & Analytics Practice of Chennai Region reporting to Global DAS Practice Head
* Primary Responsibility to provides thought leadership through expert guidance on tools, frameworks, architecture and latest trends on various technologies.
* Leading the entire spectrum of DAS activities for Chennai: Central Pre-sales & Solutions (New Business and Account Mining), DW Competency ,Resourcing, Architecture / thought-leadership, driving Innovations (Analytics as a Service model, Data Virtualization etc.), Analysts / Marketing, Alliances, Partnerships ,collaborating with Vertical groups for vertical zed solutions, and enabling Delivery thought-leadership / support.
o Delivery Management - Build a strong DAS Practice Professionals and manage deliveries of DAS projects across vertical in Chennai. Ensure flawless delivery and customer satisfaction. Responsible for resource planning and manage expected utilization levels. Responsible for achieving the revenue and profitability targets
o Pre sales activities --Represent DAS practice in client visits. Present practice capabilities, solution offerings and proposals. Co-ordinate with offshore during presale activities and ensure timely and quality deliverables. Co-ordinate with the sales team and offshore to track new opportunities to closure. Work with DWBI vendors on opportunities where there is a joint effort. Guide Sales team on DAS Capabilities & Solutions,
o Consulting - Provide expertise on DAS strategies and roadmaps for a client. Provide innovative solutions to customers problems. Attend conference/seminars/workshops with product vendors to carry out branding. Work closely with offshore team to translate innovative ideas into point solutions

Desired Candidate:
* Engineering graduate with knowledge of any one or more of the BI tools from leading vendors Cognos, Business Objects, Microstrategy, Actuate, etc., and knowledge in any one or more of the ETL tools from leading vendors Informatica, Datastage or Abinitio, Self-starter with strong DWBI concepts, excellent written and oral communication skills, presentation skills, customer facing, Out of the box thinking, aggressive and driven by targets
* Should have managed large teams with strong delivery management capabilities
* Should have managed Pre Sales for large multi-million dollar RFPs
* Preferred Experience in multiple ETL BI toots, Strong Database Et SQL knowledge, Knowledge of OLTP systems - open source based or main frame based andor OLTP products for various verticals
* 15 years of experience in Data warehousing and Analytics
* Experience in architecting end to end DAS solutions for large enterprises
* Exposure to the latest trends, technological advancements in the market in DAS space
* Strong DAS fundamentals and knowledge of various architectural options for a DW BI ecosystem
* Very strong business acumen and exposure to one or more industry domains
* Excellent communication, presentation, people management and networking skills
* Experience in working in an onsite offshore model and rich experience in managing deliveries involving large teams multiple large engagements
* Experience in interacting with customers to understand their BI landscape and suggest suitable solutions
* Experience in pre-sales activities including preparing proposals, presentations, participation in customer workshops, high level scoping, system study and recommendations Role Description &

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