PwC Data & Analytics Technology – Big Data Business Intelligence, Director in San Jose, California

A career in our Business Intelligence practice, within Data and Analytics Technology services, will provide you with the opportunity to help organisations uncover enterprise insights and drive business results using smarter data analytics. We focus on a collection of organisational technology capabilities, including business intelligence, data management, and data assurance that help our clients drive innovation, growth, and change within their organisations in order to keep up with the changing nature of customers and technology. You’ll make impactful decisions by mixing mind and machine to leverage data, understand and navigate risk, and help our clients gain a competitive edge.

Creating business intelligence from data requires an understanding of the business, the data, and the technology used to store and analyse that data. Using our Rapid Business Intelligence Solutions, data visualisation and integrated reporting dashboards, we can deliver agile, highly interactive reporting and analytics that help our clients to more effectively run their business and understand what business questions can be answered and how to unlock the answers.

Responsibilities

As a Director, you’ll work as part of a team of problem solvers with extensive consulting and industry experience, helping our clients solve their complex business issues from strategy to execution. Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Proactively lead the practise by setting strategy, drive the development of new business in the market, and provide technical advice across disciplines

  • Building strong networks within the firm to spot and capitalise on opportunities to get involved in projects that others are leading across a number of different business units and sectors

  • Identifying and discussing key issues with our clients to identify potential opportunities

  • Responsibility for a majority of day to day client communications

  • Responsibility to shape and deliver various projects that exceed the expectations of our clients and our own assignment quality criteria

  • Manage and deliver large projects by developing the project team, assessing engagement risks throughout, driving conclusions, and reviewing / challenging the output produced by the team

  • Responsibility for management of engagement financials

  • Helping to grow and develop our team through hands on training and coaching

Preferred Knowledge/Skills :

Demonstrates thought leader-level abilities with, and/or a proven record of success directing efforts in financial applications and financial analytics including ERP transformations, supply chain optimizations, customer segmentation and profitability models and HR transformations.

Demonstrates thought leader-level abilities with, and/or a proven record of success directing efforts in leading client engagement teams that design and develop business intelligence (BI) and predictive models for enterprise data lake (EDL) and data warehouse (DW) information management architecture on cloud platforms (AWS, Azure and GCP), including:

  • Evaluating enterprise EDL, DW architecture feasibility, risk and technologies related to business change (i.e. assessing, identifying and recommending BI and related business stakeholders' data requirements;

  • Utilizing BI solution prototyping and development;

  • Leading processes and performance from business and technical standpoints and the impact of data changes on business and/or IT processes);

  • Advising CXO's on emerging EDL/DW/BI technologies and strategies consistent with clients' business strategies;

  • Prioritizing, preparing and implementing EDL, DW and/or BI architectural improvements (i.e. developing and recommending alternative DW technical and data management solutions, methodologies, strategies and architectural improvement plans); and,

  • Developing and validating business stakeholders' conceptual data models, including socializing and implementing logical and physical EDL, DW/data mart data models; identifying data sources and metadata (including business rules, definitions, attributes, etc.) to deliver analytic requirements.

Demonstrates thought leader-level abilities with, and/or a proven record of success directing efforts in interacting with end-users to understand and document business and functional requirements, data sources, metadata, and conceptual data models for complex projects, including at least two full software development life cycles, BI/SQL, EDL ingestion DW/SQL/ETL/Modeling tools and other related technologies involving:

  • BI and enterprise EDL, DW data management, modeling, integration and/or synchronization, quality, security, conversion and analysis, star schema and relational reporting models, enterprise data management policies, procedures, compliance and risk management and/or database administration;

  • Design and development of data models, ingestion and extraction code and cleansing routines utilizing typical data quality functions, i.e. standardization, transformation, rationalization, linking and matching that leverages data standards, processes and technology management for data, master data, and metadata; and,

  • Data security (including data masking and related data protection techniques).

Demonstrates thought leader-level abilities with, and/or a proven record of success directing efforts in leading and managing business development opportunities and engagements from pre-sale and initial scoping through final delivery and signoff, developing business vision and leading implementation efforts including Strategy development, writing, communicating, facilitating, and presenting cogently to and/or for all levels of industry audiences, clients and internal staff/management.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment at PwC without regard to race; creed; color; religion; national origin; sex; age; disability; sexual orientation; gender identity or expression; genetic predisposition or carrier status; veteran, marital, or citizenship status; or any other status protected by law. PwC is proud to be an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment at PwC without regard to race; creed; color; religion; national origin; sex; age; disability; sexual orientation; gender identity or expression; genetic predisposition or carrier status; veteran, marital, or citizenship status; or any other status protected by law.