Avanade Inc. Data Scientist Director - East in Houston, Texas
About the Data Scientist role
As a Data Scientist, you will perform analyze, and be responsible for the implementation and support of large scale data and analytics programs for our clients. In this role, you will:
Design, implement and deploy custom applications with Big Data.
Troubleshoot production issues with Big Data.
Performance tuning of a Big Data environment.
Design, implement and deploy ETL to load data into Big Data.
2+ years of hands-on technical experience estimating and conceptualizing large scale data solutions, preferably using one or more of the following technologies:
- Hadoop, Teradata, Microsoft Analytics Platform System (APS), IBM Netezza, etc.
Ideal experience includes:
6 years of data warehouse experience
3 years of experience in building and deploying solutions to big data problems with various technologies
3 years of experience in building and implementing an architecture roadmap for next generation enterprise data and analytics solutions
3 years of experience in working with emerging big data technology vendors (e.g. Cloudera, Hortonworks, Datastax)
Expert knowledge of an analysis tool such as R, Matlab, or SAS
Fluency with at least one scripting language such as Python or PHP
You are a competitive, goal-oriented individual who likes to win. You know how to motivate others and help them succeed. You have close professional relationships with your customers, who look to you for guidance in acquiring Avanade solutions that meet their needs.
Math or Engineering Background
Full life cycle Development
- Financial services, resources, HealthCare, government, products, communications, or high tech
- Microsoft SQL Server Data Science or Analytics (machine learning, analytical models, MAHOUT, etc.)
Proven ability to build, manage, and foster a team-oriented environment.
Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment.
Desire to work in an information systems environment.
Excellent communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills.
Excellent leadership and management skills.
Can work with minimal supervision and is a self-starter.
Candidate should possess the ability to take a pre-qualified opportunity, undertake exploratory meetings with the sales director and the client in order to drive a solution, proposal, and to close the deal.
Consultative - needs to be able to work in a consultative manner to address client requirements and work collaboratively on a target solution.
Written capabilities - Ability to use Word and PowerPoint in order to articulate the proposed solution and proposal.
Avanade leads in providing innovative digital services, business solutions and design-led experiences for its clients, delivered through the power of people and the Microsoft ecosystem. Our professionals combine technology, business and industry expertise to build and deploy solutions to realize results for clients and their customers. Avanade has 27,000 digitally connected people across 23 countries, bringing clients the best thinking through a collaborative culture that honors diversity and reflects the communities in which we operate. Majority owned by Accenture, Avanade was founded in 2000 by Accenture LLP and Microsoft Corporation. Learn more at www.avanade.com at http://www.avanade.com/ .
Avanade® Is An Equal Opportunity Employer. Avanade prohibits discrimination and harassment against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability, veteran, military or marital status, genetic information or any other protected status.
Requisition ID - 40560
Avanade is the leading provider of innovative digital and cloud services, business solutions and design-led experiences delivered through the power of people and the Microsoft ecosystem. Our professionals combine technology, business and industry expertise to build and deploy solutions to realize results for our clients and their customers. Avanade has 29,000 digitally connected people across 23 countries, bringing clients the best thinking through a collaborative culture that honors diversity and reflects the communities in which we operate. Majority owned by Accenture, Avanade was founded in 2000 by Accenture LLP and Microsoft Corporation. Learn more at www.avanade.com.