DXC Technology Solutions Architect: BI Concentration in Detroit, Michigan
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.
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
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