Data & Analytics Director, Tech Sector
Location: Palo Alto
Posted on: June 20, 2022
Slalom is a purpose-driven consulting firm that helps companies
solve business problems and build for the future, with solutions
spanning business advisory, customer experience, technology, and
analytics. We partner with companies to push the boundaries of
Founded in 2001 and headquartered in Seattle, WA, Slalom has
organically grown to over 8,500 employees. We were named one of
Fortune's 100 Best Companies to Work For five consecutive years
from 2016 - 2020 and are regularly recognized by our employees as a
best place to work. You can find us in 35 cities across the U.S.,
U.K., Australia, and Canada.
The Data & Analytics teams across Slalom Northern California are
all hiring! Come make an impact with our East Bay, Sacramento, San
Francisco, or Silicon Valley markets.
What will you be doing at Slalom?
Drivingsales and operations for a rapidly growing practice
Mentoringand developing consultants of all skill and experience
Solvingour clients most critical and difficult problems with cloud
based, modern data architectures and advanced analytics.
Beingan integral part in helping to build our Data & Analytics
Buildingsuccessful outcomes with innovative data platform solutions
for our clients, helping them fully leverage and organize their
enterprise data to drive advanced analytics.
Workingwith a fun, collaborative team where everyone can be
themselves and are provided the opportunity to love their work and
Who are you?
You come from a data engineering, BI / Reporting, data warehousing,
or ETL background, but your current focus is on architecting cloud
data and analytics solutions and leading teams to implement them.
You bring a healthy mixture of data enthusiast and business
consultant to help clients across business functions see how an
analytics-driven solution can transform their business. You thrive
in client-facing consulting environments and have a proven track
record of building sustaining relationships that drive
You are curious and smart; a leader with a passion for learning new
and emerging technologies in the space, and take ownership to get
things done. You plan but are cool with improvisation and adjusting
in fast-paced environments. You are highly adaptable and willing to
wear several hats. You are just as comfortable leading large teams
as you are diving into code. You are driven by solving your
client's issues and dedicated to building engaged and connected
teams. You can envision and communicate solutions to our client's
most complex problems, and are happy presenting to an executive
audience. You are comfortable solving highly critical problems and
are excited to bring your A-game to work for the world's leaders in
cloud, machine learning and modern data architectures - Silicon
Valley's finest. You bring your energy and passion to work every
Required Skills and Qualifications
- Experience on any or all cloud platforms (Amazon Web Services,
Azure, and Google Cloud)
- Hands-on development using and migrating data to cloud
- Proficiency in modern data architectures and relational
database design and development
- Proficiency and hands-on experience with big data
- Experience in languages such as Python, Java, Scala, and/or
- Proficiency with both Linux and Windows
- Proficiency leading teams of data engineers and analysts on
large-scale data projects
- Solid understanding/experience with agile engineering and
product development lifecycles and ability to manage agile
engineering client engagements
- Analytical approach to problem-solving; ability to use
technology to solve business problems
- Excellent board-room presentation skills and senior client
stakeholder management skills across the end-to-end client
- Passionate about learning new technologies Preferred
- 10+ years of data architecture, business intelligence
experience in consulting
- Cloud platform certification(s) (example: AWS Certified
- MS or equivalent, in Math, Computer Science or an applied
- Experience with data mining techniques and working with
- Experience with modern data management techniques
- Experience working with various industry verticals within the
tech sector (e.g., search, social media, hardware, enterprise
software, networking, communications, semiconductors, fintech) Why
do we work here?
Each of us came to Slalom because we wanted something different. We
wanted the culture of a startup with the stability of an
enterprise. The opportunity to build something from scratch. To be
part of a team that is just as excited to work with data and
emerging technologies. We wanted to make a difference, autonomy to
own and drive our future while working with some of the best
companies in Silicon Valley leveraging the coolest technologies. We
wanted to do cool work, at a cool place to work.
What does the recruitment process look like?
Our process is highly personalized. Some candidates complete their
process in one week, others can take several weeks or even months.
Deciding to take a new job is a big decision, so regardless how
long or short the process may be for you, the most important thing
is that you find your dream job.
Slalom Is An Equal Opportunity Employer And All Qualified
Applicants Will Receive Consideration For Employment Without Regard
To Race, Color, Religion, Sex, National Origin, Disability Status,
Protected Veteran Status, Or Any Other Characteristic Protected By
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