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Data Intelligence Solutions Architect

Company: SHI GmbH
Location: Charlotte
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

Job Summary
The Data Intelligence Solutions Architect is a sales-focused customer-facing position that will help drive executive decision-maker conversations with our rapidly expanding clients while collaborating closely with practice teammates. This individual demonstrates strong sales acumen and superb technical competency, delivering both traditional and forward-leaning data-centric solutions. The Solutions Architect will be responsible for supporting top-down strategic discussions with clients leading to the design of large-scale projects with technology platforms and underlying systems relevant to the domain. The Solutions Architect will utilize critical thinking and problem solving in support of executive conversations to deliver exceptional value to our customers as we help them to select, deploy, and manage their Data Intelligence solutions and platforms.
The Data Intelligence Solutions Architect will perform their job duties from a home office or other remote location and reports to the Managing Director - Data Intelligence. The Data Intelligence Solutions Architect may also be required to infrequently report to an SHI office location for internal meetings.
About Us
Stratascale, an SHI company, brings together the benefits of 31 years' experience delivering the very best technologies with a fresh consultative approach to designing, delivering and supporting the technology our customers need to transform their business. We call it Digital Agility.
To learn more about Stratascale visit our website:
Include but not limited to:

  • Interface with customers to understand their business objectives and communicate the company's Data Intelligence practice capabilities

  • Define solutions based on customers' requirements

  • Create SOW to deliver solutions

  • Present solutions and gain customer concurrence

  • Work with internal and/or external resources to deliver solution

  • Identify creative, technology-based opportunities to improve service, reduce costs, and increase revenues with strategic partners and vendors

  • Provides data intelligence infrastructure component consulting services that may include logical design, I/O design, cloud architecture analysis and design, and systems engineering

  • Ensure security is integrated into all aspects of solutions and performs advanced systems modeling, simulation, and analysis as necessary, leveraging our security practice resources

  • Consult with clients to proactively ensure the highest levels of systems automation and infrastructure availability

  • Conduct assessments for customer data, application and infrastructure to understand current environment

  • Engage in customer training on new system operations to accelerate time-to-value, as necessary, in areas of expertise

  • Liaise with vendors and customer IT personnel for solution installation and problem resolution

  • Maintain fluency and current knowledge of data intelligence technologies, trends, services and popular tools, partner offerings

  • Coordinate resources across service teams and practice areas

  • Recognize internal teams' education level and enablement regarding Data Intelligence, then educate them on the available solutions and services, partners, and ways to leverage resources as tools to close more deals and drive additional revenue

  • Obtain feedback from internal Sales teams to identify the value of Data Intelligence and Analytics

  • Process and analyze data to understand the behavior of the buyer/customer

  • Showcase our company's capabilities to our partners and customers through assessments, demos, POCs, and/or pilots

  • Work effectively across company with other groups such as sales, business development, solution architects, and professional services to achieve business goals

  • Develop proposals for implementation and design of scalable data intelligence architectures

  • Conduct customer workshops with our Technical Advisory team to interview customer stakeholders

  • Participate in internal and Partner workshops and conferences

  • Analyze multiple sources of structured and unstructured data to propose and design data architecture solutions for scalability, high availability, fault tolerance and elasticity

  • Stay up to date on emerging and evolving end user usage models and requirements in Data Intelligence and Analytics

  • Work closely with internal Sales teams and customers at a technical and user level to design and produce solutions

  • Host regular meetings with internal teams to drive adoption and identify leads for potential engagements and opportunities

  • Develop and author technical information in various formats including blog posts and white papers

  • Continue to obtain the necessary individual accreditations and certifications to meet any partner program/competency requirements

  • Organize and provide guidance on specialties to the DI team


    • Bachelor's Degree

    • At least 5 years' experience with data intelligence solutions such as analytics, integration, quality, cataloging, visualization/presentation that may include:

    • Tableau, Pentaho, Talend, Graph, Qlik, Elasticsearch, PowerBI

    • Experience with data pipeline automation

    • At least 5 years' experience with DI infrastructure that may include:

    • Virtualization and containerization such as VMware, Docker, Kubernetes

    • Systems management, logging, and monitoring systems and tools such as Splunk

    • Scripting/programming skills a plus, in environments such as PowerShell, Perl, Ruby, Python, VB, C++, C#, Java, Go

    • Experience with one or more RDBMS platforms (SQL Server, MySQL, PostgreSQL)

    • Experience with NoSQL databases (MongoDB, Casandra, HBase, etc.)

    • Extensive experience working on large scale IT projects related to design, deployment and configuration

    • High-level knowledge that should include:

    • Infrastructure server and storage components

    • VMware and virtualization, containers, orchestration

    • Data management and database experience

    • Integration platforms such as Informatica, Pentaho, MuleSoft, Talend, Tibco

      Required Skills

      • Strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills

      • Ability to work individually without much direction while also working as part of a team towards a common goal

      • Excellent written and oral communication skills

      • Ability to define, design systems and solutions

      • Ability to navigate a variety of data intelligence tools and systems

      • Ability to present ideas in a clear, concise fashion to technical and non-technical audiences

      • Thorough understanding of data intelligence and have experience with integration of tools for data pipelines

      • Ability to translate customer requirements to delivery resources

        Certifications Required
        The successful candidate will be expected to hold the following certifications or complete and maintain them shortly after onboarding.

        • Current training/certification in multiple data intelligence tools/systems


          • Experience with multiple data integration, visualization, analytics, cataloging tools

            Unique Requirements

            • Position Requires infrequent travel for internal meetings and regular travel for customer meetings equaling 50%

              Additional Information

              • The estimated annual pay range for this position is $180,000 - $210,000 which includes a base salary and bonus. The compensation for this position is dependent on job-related knowledge, skills, experience, and market location and, therefore, will vary from individual to individual. Benefits may include, but are not limited to, medical, vision, dental, 401K, and flexible spending.

              • Equal Employment Opportunity - M/F/Disability/Protected Veteran Status

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                Job Locations US-NJ-Somerset - US-NY-Albany - US-NC-Charlotte
                Requisition ID 2023-13880
                Approved Min (Total Target Comp) USD $180,000.00/Yr.
                Approved Max (Total Target Comp) USD $210,000.00/Yr.
                Compensation Structure Base Plus Bonus
                Category Presales/Post Sales Support

Keywords: SHI GmbH, Charlotte , Data Intelligence Solutions Architect, Other , Charlotte, North Carolina

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