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Sr. Data Analytics and AI Consultant


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Sr. Data Analytics and AI Consultant
Permanent Role
Zurich - Switzerland

Sr. Data Analytics and AI Consultant

Permanent Role

Zurich - Switzerland

On behalf of our client, a well-known Consulting Company, we are looking for a Sr. Data Analytics and AI Consultant, for a permanent role based in Zurich - Switzerland.

Overview & Role

Our Client's AI Practice is one of their Global Business Lines that is focused on delivering innovative and transformative Data, Analytics and AI solutions for their customers, helping customers implement their Data, Analytics and AI strategies by leveraging cross-industry experience, deep technology expertise and a comprehensive portfolio of services and accelerators combined with an agile and flexible engagement model. Our Client's data, analytics and AI services enable organizations modernise their data and Analytics platforms, be it Cloud transformations or BigData implementations or Building new AI and ML platforms and solutions.

Primary Responsibility

  • Guide a set of financial services customers on their Data, Analytics and AI adoption journey with a focus on keeping existing Data and Analytics investments relevant.
  • Jointly work with our Client's practice sales leads to build Go To Market strategies and new propositions while developing and evangelizing these value propositions to existing and new stakeholders within the focus accounts.
  • Help shape and execute customer's data strategy, by bringing is technology expertise architecture best practices, industry standards, outside-in perspectives and modern thought processes.
  • Conceptualize and drive adoption of Nextgen Data and Analytics Platforms and processes as a means for end customers to solve inherent business problems or achieve set road map related aspirations.
  • Build & nurture senior stakeholder relationships.
  • Build a personal brand and to be perceived as a thought leader and 'trusted advisor' by customer stakeholders.
  • Responsible for articulation, presenting and developing propositions along with senior customer stakeholders.
  • Responsible for building proposals, presentations for his / her own pursuits with support from the Solutions Design team.
  • Responsible for evangelizing value propositions from the larger Data, Analytics and AI practice
  • Responsible for identifying and nurturing cross-sell and up-sell opportunities to build business

Skills and Experience Required:

  • We are looking to recruit a high-end technical consultant who is passionate to deliver innovative Data & Analytics solutions to his/her customers with a continuous vision to make inroads for our Client's business in focused accounts, and help business development organisation penetrate into new areas of business.
  • Minimum of 15-20 years of industry experience with a special focus on defining, architecting and delivering Data, Analytics & AI strategy and solutions.
  • At least 5 years of experience in Technology consulting, architecting Data & Analytics solutions for big banking and financial services institutes.
  • Good banking and financial services domain acumen especially on Asset management, wealth management, Investment banking etc.
  • Should have performed the role of a Sr. technology consultant /technology advisor for at least 3-5 years.
  • Experience in working for a consulting company a very big advantage
  • Proven experience in defining and executing Data Strategy for big organisations with complex data eco-systems.
  • Certified Azure solution architect and proficient in one of the other two (AWS & Google) cloud platforms.
  • Hands-on experience in architecting and defining at least two end-to-end cloud data platforms.
  • Hands on expertise in designing and building end-to-end data pipelines using Azure native and open source technologies (ADLS, ADF, Spark, Scala, HD Insights, Databricks, Azure Synapse, Cosmos DB etc)
  • Strong understanding derived from architecting Cloud based Data pipelines and an understanding of migrating pipelines and data workloads to the cloud, especially on Azure
  • Strong fundamentals on AI, Machine learning and Advanced Analytics techniques and use cases.
  • Experience in Data Quality, Governance and metadata management solutions.
  • Working knowledge in one or more of the following Cloudera, NOSQL (MongoDb,MemSQL ), Apache Hadoop
  • BI Platforms- Qlik, Tableau.
  • German language an advantage
  • Readiness for travelling

Nice To Have

  • Master Data Management
  • Experience in new age Cloud data offerings such as Snowflake, Marklogic etc.
  • Full Stack Architect with data engineering skills
  • One or more Architecture certifications such as TOGAF
  • Having set up a real time data platform.