DXC Technology Solutions Architect: BI Concentration in Detroit, Michigan

Job Description:

At DXC, we make great ideas happen for the world’s most dynamic organizations. With broad global resources and deep technical know-how, our Analytics Practice is backed by the resources of the world’s leading technology company, operating in over 170 countries with a proud ranking on the Fortune 500, and a portfolio of solutions that empowers one billion customers around the world.

US based candidate - will consider remote

Solution Architects work with Clients and other internal resources to effectively communicate, design, plan and implement capabilities that provide value to customers. This is achieved through both verbal presentation skills and technical demonstrations. Activities include solution demonstrations and prototypes; customer meetings and technical presentations; account technical support; software installations/evaluations; application compatibility determinations; assessment of business problems and identification of solutions.

Typical Duties:

  • Supports sales pursuits as lead solution architect

  • Meets directly with client's business users to identify project objectives and business requirements; and with client's IT users to identify technical requirements

  • Works within overall project plan and schedule

  • Provides feedback to customers and creates structured documentation, including specifications and weekly status reports

  • Advises client on configuration and implementation options based on best practices

  • Provides expertise and leads technical aspects of sales pursuits

  • Participates in the business requirements gathering process for client customizations

  • Leads/Supports solution implementation, customization, testing, and deployment, including preparation of test scenarios. Oversees client user acceptance testing

  • Acts as a technical mentor for clients in transferring solution critical knowledge

  • Collaborates with customer team participants

  • Ensures that all implementation methodology deliverables are complete and on-time

  • Generates timely project status, time, and expense reports as requested by management

Qualifications

Technical Experience

  • 5+ years experience architecting and delivering Managed BI services solutions on various platforms including VPC, MS Azure, AWS

  • 10+ years experience architecting and delivering BI services to customers in a variety of industries.

  • A technical degree in computer science or engineering

  • Demonstrated ability to translate business needs into enterprise architecture requirements.

  • Strong background in Enterprise Architecture including demonstrated expertise in two or more of the major EA domains as it relates to BI (Business, Application, Data and Technology).

  • Experienced in translating business needs into BI strategies and architecture requirements, including data discovery and governance.

  • Experience in developing / deploying BI solutions in more than one industry sub-region.

  • Experience with at least two major BI user experience technology solutions such as Business Objects, MicroStrategy, Spotfire and Tableau

  • Experience with two or more data warehouse and ETL Solutions in large scale deployments.

  • Experience with open source data capabilities such as Hadoop Frameworks and ancillary products

  • Experience with data integration within heterogeneous environment.

  • Ability to communicate at all levels and to audiences with varying levels of domain expertise.

  • Ability to present complex problems and proposed solutions in a simple manner in order to both influence and expedite resolution.

  • Previous experience working in a customer-facing role

  • Experience with database technologies such as Microsoft SQL, Oracle, Vertica, Teradata, Exadata

  • Performance tuning, systems management, backup/recovery/DR scenarios Professional Consulting and Business Experience

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills

  • The ability to work as part of a close-knit, worldwide team of Solution Architects

  • Time management skills in a dynamic sales and delivery environment

  • Field consulting or professional services delivery experience

  • Project management experience

  • Working Knowledge of Information Management, Information Governance, BI or Analytics

  • Ability to travel frequently to client locations and live in close proximity to a major US airport

  • Ability to work in the US

DXC Technology is EEO F/M/Protected Veteran/ Individual with Disabilities