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Data & Analytics Director, Tech Sector

Company: Slalom
Location: Palo Alto
Posted on: June 20, 2022

Job Description:

About Slalom

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 what's possible-together.

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 area.

Mentoringand developing consultants of all skill and experience levels.

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 practice.

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 life.

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 business.

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 day.

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 platforms
  • Proficiency in modern data architectures and relational database design and development
  • Proficiency and hands-on experience with big data technologies
  • Experience in languages such as Python, Java, Scala, and/or Go
  • 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 relationship.
  • Passionate about learning new technologies Preferred Experience:
    • 10+ years of data architecture, business intelligence experience in consulting
    • Cloud platform certification(s) (example: AWS Certified Solutions Architect)
    • MS or equivalent, in Math, Computer Science or an applied quantitative field
    • Experience with data mining techniques and working with data-intensive applications
    • 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 Law.


Keywords: Slalom, Palo Alto , Data & Analytics Director, Tech Sector, Executive , Palo Alto, California

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