PwC Advisory Big Data Senior Associate in Chicago, Illinois
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PwC Advisory helps our clients with their most challenging imperatives from strategy through execution. We combine the breadth of knowledge of over 48,000 global professionals with deep industry knowledge to deliver custom solutions for our clients. We work with the world's largest and most complex companies and understand the unique business issues and opportunities our clients face.
Our clients are focused on improving business performance, responding quickly and effectively to crisis situations, and extracting value from transactions. Our growing Industrial Products and Services industry team provides strategy, management, technology and risk consulting services to help a diverse set of clients around the world anticipate and address their most complex business challenges. This industry vertical team includesâ€‹ clients within theâ€‹â€‹ Industrial Productsâ€‹ and â€‹Energyâ€‹, Utilities & Mining sectors.
Our Data and Analytics consultants help clients maximize the value of their data.
This high performing team helps clients define their
information strategy, architecture and governance, get the most value from business intelligence and analytics, and implement enterprise content and data management solutions to enable business insights, reduce cost and complexity, increase trust and integrity, and improve operational effectiveness.
Minimum Year(s) of Experience: 4
Minimum Degree Required: Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or any MIS related field.
Demonstrates thorough knowledge and/or a proven record of success executing various aspects of client engagements and/or projects within a professional services environment, including the following areas:
Enterprise Hadoop/Spark implementations, NoSQL technologies (Cassandra,MongoDB,Neo4j etc.), Big Data Platforms (Cloudera,Hortonworks etc.) and advanced analytics technologies (predictive as well as prescriptive
SAS,R,Python, Machine Learning etc.);
Data and analytics integration, application architecture interlocking unstructured and structured data within the enterprise;
Development of Data warehouses hosted on MPP (massively parallel processing) architecture, distributed systems and analytics platforms; and,
Cloud-based Data and Analytics platform solutions
Amazon, Microsoft Azure or Google Cloud.
Demonstrates thorough abilities and/or a proven record of success within a professional services environment to manage various aspect of client engagements, including the following areas:
Develop blueprints and technical playbooks for complex Big Data analytics solutions;
Collaborate with appropriate parties to develop reference architecture and solution patterns for implementation;
Participate in thought leadership activities in the Big Data and analytics space;
Develop unique sector or industry specific point of view on implementing and sustaining enterprise level Big Data and analytics solutions;
Assist in collateral development for client meetings, pursuits and proposals;
Serve as an engagement lead or subject matter specialist in external client facing projects;
Create and conduct technical training and onboarding of new staff;
Work collaboratively on teams with a variety of technical and non-technical skill sets;
Prioritize and handle multiple tasks, research and analyze pertinent client, industry and technical matters, utilize problem-solving skills, and communicate effectively in written and verbal formats to various audiences (including various levels of management and external clients) in a professional business environment; and,
Manage junior level resources in delivering a complex Big Data strategy / implementation project.
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