Senior Data Architect /Data Warehouse / Business Intelligence

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Senior Data Architect /Data Warehouse / Business Intelligence

Post  kenflorian on Mon May 09, 2011 3:06 pm

Skill and Knowledge Profile

  • If you are inquisitive, self-demanding, and ambitious...
  • If you live, breathe, and love data and behavioral analytics...
  • If building and growing an early stage company is in your career plan...
  • If you have an excellent academic and professional experience pedigree…
Then we'd like to talk with you about joining our team.

Aginity provides game-changing data and analytic solutions for Fortune 500 companies and venture-backed disrupters. Our innovative delivery and design model for data-driven warehousing sets us apart from less nimble competitors. We are a rapidly growing early stage firm led by entrepreneurs who have built successful companies. We are looking for the type of people who can take us and themselves to the next level.

Note well: We are not a recruiting firm, body shop, or internal IT organization. 100% of our revenue comes from end-to-end project development work done on behalf of external clients. We take formal bottom-line responsibility for the results we deliver.

The Data Architect is someone who has active and exceedingly strong hands-on DW-BI-DA development skill sets and now has excellent project, client, and delivery management experience.

Send a resume to careers@aginity.com.

We are not considering contractors or visa sponsorships at this time.

Experience and Skill Requirements
In our descriptions below, we use the word “like” intentionally. We do not present a comprehensive list of all the skills that might be relevant for our work nor must you have everything we list. We are building a team and looking for long-term players with vast meta-skills to excel. We evaluate candidates by placing your knowledge and skill into our context to determine if and how the pieces fit together. The right candidate is able to abstract from the samples below to help determine if he/she might be a “unique fit” for Aginity.

Travel Policy
The client comes first. This means commuting to clients in the continental U.S. and/or Aginity up to 75% of the time. As always, we intend to keep this as low as possible and have done well on this over the past 24 months.

Aginity has no formal policy on how many days per week to work in our Evanston, Illinois office, at a home office or at the client site. We expect you to use your best judgment to the benefit of Aginity clients, fellow Aginity employees and your own career. As a young and growing company, we know that it is important to build trusting bonds between colleagues and with our clients. We expect proactive communication and scheduling from everyone in our company to make the best use of the time we spend together.

Client-facing and project management experience skills like:

  • Client-facing consulting experience
  • Engagement management
  • Roadmap development and strategic planning
  • Formal project management tools and skills
  • Driving SOW’s to completion
  • Waterfall, SCRUM, and Agile methodology expertise
Functional knowledge like:

  • Gather / document functional design
  • Business intelligence reporting
  • Email marketing
  • Campaign management
  • Advanced data analytics
  • ETL design
  • Market segmentation
  • Database / direct marketing
  • Behavioral analytics
  • Conceptual, logical, physical data modeling
  • Database design
  • Data integration
Experience with ETL tools like:

  • MS Integration Services
  • Informatica
  • DataStage
Data warehouse construction skills like:

  • Has a BI workshop execution toolkit
  • Understands KPIs and a common set of measures/metrics
  • Can design and optimize star and snowflake schemas
  • Understands when to use surrogate keys
  • Data quality, Data profiling, Data analytics
  • Slowly changing dimensions
Some experience in 3G development languages like:

  • .NET / C# / Java
  • Java Script / Ajax / HTML
Additional knowledge and skill attributes like:

  • Know the difference between ELT and ETL
  • Can describe a star schema
  • OLAP / MOLAP / ROLAP
  • SQL Integration Server
  • Informatica
  • Pentaho Kettle
  • Oracle RAC
You may have held titles like:

  • Business Analyst
  • Business Systems Analyst
  • Business Solutions Architect
  • Business Solutions Analyst
  • Technical Manager
  • Data Architect
  • Business Intelligence Analyst
  • Data Solutions Analyst
  • Database Analyst
  • Data Warehouse Analyst
  • Solutions Consultant
  • Project Manger
  • Data Warehouse Architect
  • Database Developer
About Aginity
We build "proprietary data factories" that make a company smart, real-time, market-responsive and dramatically more profitable. Our clients hire us to build data-centric products and services that are hyper-intelligent; products that diagnose problems, provide guidance, and recommend actions.

Our clients are entrepreneurs and Global 2000 business builders.
We use an agile approach to software development that appeals to our product manager clients and entrepreneurs and we do it with a team of Evanston-based solution architects, technology execution strategies, and data architects guiding a team of architects and engineers located at our development center in the Ukraine.

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Kimball data warehouse designer

Post  arash1980m on Tue Jul 19, 2011 1:11 pm

I am looking for two consultant with experience with kimball design and requirement gathering. the length of project is 7 months. please send your resume to arash1980m@yahoo.com and please specify the hourly rate.

Thanks

arash1980m

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