Data Consultant

Data Consultant

Our People

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*Candidates must be currently authorized to work in the US on a full-time basis. Sagence does not provide sponsorship for work visas upon hire or once on board.*

Data Consultant Job Overview

Sagence is actively seeking client facing Data Consultants to help us build and sustain our client’s data capabilities and our competitive advantage. Candidates must possess deep, practical experience in one or more of the following Data Management competencies; data warehousing, data architecture, data profiling, data modeling, data governance, data analysis, business intelligence, data lakes, reference data or master data management. Additionally, and equally as important, as a Sagence Data Consultant, you must have the skills and experience necessary to effectively communicate with our clients.

Skills & Experience Required for a Sagence Data Consultant

Along with the requirements above, Data Consultant candidates must have the following experience:

MUST BE HANDS ON. Candidates should have system development experience and proficiency with system development methodologies and possess the following skills and knowledge:

  • Must have hands-on experience with various IT concepts of data management/engineering (ETL, data modeling, data warehousing, etc.)
  • Must have hands-on experience with SQL, data profiling, and data discovery
  • Experience building business intelligence, analytics, or reporting solutions – either front-end consumption tools (e.g., Microsoft PowerBI, Tableau & Qlik) or supplying data for end user analysis
  • Familiarity with data architecture principles/approaches, data environment infrastructure considerations, and data modeling principles/approaches
  • Ability to drive out technical requirements with business and IT stakeholders for implementations of data solutions
  • Hands-on experience with Agile delivery methodology
  • Demonstrated ability in effectively engaging, communicating, and presenting to stakeholders across both business and technology functions
  • Conceptual and analytical thinker with the ability to extract, analyze, and synthesize complex business insights
  • Prior professional experience in a management consulting, an IT management, or client facing role strongly preferred
  • Knowledge of the Financial Services, Insurance, Healthcare or Retail industries is preferred

Tools & Technology Required for a Sagence Data Consultant

Sagence Data Consultants are proficient at leveraging tools and technology that drive value for our clients. Illustrative tools include:

  • Database Management Tools:
    • Relational – e.g. Oracle, MySQL, Microsoft SQL Server, PostgreSQL, or similar
    • NoSQL – e.g. MongoDB, Apache Cassandra, Couchbase, or similar
    • Cloud-based – e.g. AWS (Redshift or DynamoDB, Azure (SQL Server or Cosmos DB), or similar
  • ETL Tools – e.g. Informatica,  Talend, Microsoft SSIS, or similar
  • Data Modeling tools – e.g. TOAD, ERWin, ER/Studio, IBM Data Architect, PowerDesigner, or similar
  • Industry Leading BI tools – e.g. Microsoft PowerBI, Tableau, Qlik, Sisense, Locker, or similar

General Skills and Requirements Required for a Sagence Data Consultant

*Candidates must be currently authorized to work in the US on a full-time basis. Sagence does not provide sponsorship for work visas upon hire or once on board.*

  • 3+ years of professional experience working in a related role
  • Strong strategic business acumen and a passion for solving problems with data-driven solutions
  • Client centric focus with strong relationship management skills and the ability to influence business decisions
  • Intellectually curious and independently resourceful with the ability to prioritize and execute in a fast-paced and dynamic environment
  • Willingness to travel to client sites as needed
  • Chicago or New York area candidates preferred, but will consider candidates in other parts of U.S.

About Sagence

Sagence is a data focused consulting firm working with clients in information-intensive industries such as Healthcare, Financial Services, Insurance and Retail. We specialize in data management and analytics, assisting our clients with the acquisition, evaluation and development of data assets. Visit our Leadership page to get to know some of our people.

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