Avanade Inc. Digital Analytics Architect in Melbourne, Australia

About the Role

As Group Manager, Analytics Solution Architect, you will actively participate in presales activities including presentations, workshops and estimations. You will have a leading technical role in transitioning sales from qualifying to closing by working closely with the sales team and other technical consultants. In addition, you’ll facilitate and execute requirements gathered during analysis and design phases to lead teams to deliver end to end Business Intelligence (BI) and advanced analytics solutions for clients utilizing the Microsoft stack, including but not limited to Microsoft modern data platform technologies across Azure, Data Factory, Event Hubs, Stream Analytics, Cosmos DB, Azure Data Lake, Azure SQL Data Warehouse, Azure Analysis Services, HD Insight, IoT Hub and Cognitive services.

Day to day you will:

  • Partner with program managers and bid teams to maximize the business development capacity and drive engagements through both direct and Accenture channels

  • Serve as subject matter expert, demonstrating thought leadership in the area of BI / Advanced Analytics, Data Modeling and Database Design

  • Meet pre-sales targets

  • Explore complex data sets and make recommendations for marketing strategies and/or site design changes

  • Deliver meaningful customer insights through the production of analytics reports

  • Develop data collection strategies to support standard and ad-hoc reporting on key performance indicators that directly measure online campaigns, website and conversion funnel performance

  • Willingness to travel as required by business.


About You

You are an experienced leader with a proactive and participative management style. You instill and reinforce a strong customer service and business-oriented ethic. You have excellent communication skills and can confidently communicate to all levels of the business from operational to executive. You have extensive pre-sales experience in solution envisioning, building demonstrations, estimates, proposal development, client presentations and conducting workshops. You possess a good understanding of sales strategies, tactics and cycles and demonstrate good problem solving and analytical skills

In addition, your professional and technical experiences include:

  • An ability to build deep relationships with clients

  • Relational and semi-relational structured data experience; implementing Hadoop or one of its commercial distributions

  • Microsoft platform including Azure Data and Analytics, SQL Server versions 2005 through 2017, Power BI, R, Hive, Pig, Python, Spark, Hadoop, Mongo, Cassandra and exposure to non-Microsoft BI and analytics tools

  • Hands on experience architecting and developing data models, ETL packages, OLAP cubes, and reports utilizing SSMS applying best practices through the development lifecycle.

  • The ideal candidate will have 5-10 years’ experience in a large IT organization with knowledge of or responsibility in implementing and delivering data and analytics solutions for the enterprise. Your education likely includes a degree in computer science or the equivalent; Master’s degree is a plus.

Requisition ID - 52495

Avanade is the leading provider of innovative digital and cloud-enabling services, business solutions and design-led experiences, delivered through the power of people and the Microsoft ecosystem. Majority owned by Accenture, Avanade was founded in 2000 by Accenture LLP and Microsoft Corporation and has 30,000 professionals in 24 countries. Visit us at www.avanade.com.

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